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The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

4 Steps to Ready

4 Steps to Ready

The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.

Listen Clearly

Sounds are a part of our everyday lives. They come at the right time, and at the wrong time. Many sounds we hear are appreciated, such as a bird singing, children laughing, or your feet crunching in the snow as you walk.

Overall Security

The physical security industry, and the technologies that drive it, continue to evolve and advance at a rapid pace.

The Future of Industrial Security

The Future of Industrial Security

In the new world of modern industrial networking solutions, the security measures to protect a network must match the pace of innovation across many industries, including mining, oil and gas, agriculture, transportation, heavy construction, military, municipalities, and government.

The Value of Smart Security

Society has come to value the mobility and convenience of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

Integrating network audio into a security solution is easy. Because it operates on the network via PoE, you can seamlessly integrate it with existing video cameras, access control systems, intercoms, speakers, and other network-based devices.

Redefining Security

In the fall of 2020, sports fans began making their way back to stands for the first time since COVID-19 forced mass shutdowns. For many, this signaled a return to normalcy and a promising outlook for a struggling industry.



The Nation’s Infrastructure

The Nation’s Infrastructure

The last 12-18 months have shown us just how important our nation’s infrastructure is to our daily lives as well as our health and safety.

Sacred and Secure

Sacred and Secure

When people think of a House of Worship (HoW) what may first come to mind is a solemn sanctuary of welcome and refuge. Churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship are built on the premise of openness and accessibility, peace and community.

Cybersecurity Jobs, Career Paths and Diversity Hiring Get a Closer Look at BlackHat 2021

Depending on who you talk to, there are 50,000 to 60,000 open jobs available for cybersecurity professionals in the United States – add risk management professionals, and the number climbs much higher. The rub is how to match the perfect candidates to the perfect job because it’s as easy as it sounds.

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

An ordinary evening on 37th Ave. in Queens turned into the scene of a mass shooting Saturday night. Ten people were shot and wounded as members of the Trinitarios gang targeted three men standing in front of a barbershop. All victims are expected to survive.

Alarm.com Unveils Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

New Service Harnesses AI and Machine Learning Capabilities to Deliver Additional Information to Monitoring Stations and First Responders

Moving to the Curb

Moving to the Curb

Making good policy decisions requires data. Cities, for example, need a clear picture of their curbs before implementing any changes to parking allocation, prices, or bylaws. But today gaining this understanding can be difficult because demand for the curb is changing.

Turning to the Cloud

Turning to the Cloud

The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.

Security behind the Front Door

My nature is being skeptical about securing the home. Maybe because a home is a small target or I figure that deadbolt is enough. I have started taking home security and smart home technology more serious.

The Final Push

The Final Push

It is the last push; the final journey as businesses begin to get back to work, and the office, after a lengthy pause caused by the worldwide pandemic.

ONVIF to End Support for Profile Q

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it will end its support for Profile Q early next year since it contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices.

ISC West 2022 Scheduled from March 23-25, 2022

It’s time to mark your calendars. ISC West 2022 is headed back to its normal March schedule.

The Changing Marketplace

The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

San Diego Police Department helps secure U.S. Open at Torrey Pines

Tee Up the Security

When the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the 2021 US Open was taking place at the famed Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, CA, there was an excitement in and around the city.

Pretty Close to Perfection

Pretty Close to Perfection

You may disagree, that is your privilege, but I am thinking that last week’s ISC West 2021 tradeshow was almost perfect.

Haystack Solutions’ Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment (CATA) Reveals Latent Cyber Genius Potential

Haystack Solutions’ new Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment (CATA) has been shown in tests conducted at the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) Center to provide cybersecurity aptitude assessments that predict candidate success with uncanny precision.

Florida ECC is 90th U.S. Municipality to go Live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

The Monitoring Association is pleased to announce the addition of the 90th municipality to its expanding Automated Secure Alarm Protocol service network. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs.

Survey: Security Leaders Expect Physical Threats to Businesses to Increase

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue, companies embrace hybrid work, employees return to the office and the U.S. opens up, violence and physical threats to businesses are occurring at an unsettling, record-high pace.

Providing Advanced Technology

Brinks Home Security is living on the edge. Well, the edge of providing customers advanced technology and providing cutting-edge security service.

Threat Detection Becomes Automatic

Imagine automatic screening of people with luggage, backpacks and bags for threat detection at your disposal. Wait no longer, Ceia USA is bringing its Opengate to the marketeplace.

A Pleasant Surprise

Aside from the hot Las Vegas weather, this had to be considered an amazing success in the ISC record books.

ADT Commercial Deepens Presence in Key Growth Markets

ADT Commercial announced July 18 that it is continuing to deepen its presence in key growth markets and has assembled a team of prominent vertical market leaders to address the unique and complex needs of customers in Energy & Utilities, Cannabis, Cities, Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Banking & Financial Institutions, and U.S.-based customers with an international presence.

Eagle Eye Networks Shows Solutions for Enterprise and Multisite Customers at ISC West 2021

Eagle Eye Networks, the global leader in cloud video surveillance, will showcase solutions for its reseller partners serving enterprise and multisite customers at ISC West 2021.

  • Ahead of Current Events Ahead of Current Events

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen chats with Dana Barnes, president of government business at Dataminr. We talk about the evolution of Dataminr and how data software benefits business and personnel alike. The Dataminr mission is to keep subscribers up-to-date on worldwide events in case of employee travel. Barnes recites Dataminr history and how their platform works. With so much emphasis on cybersecurity, Barnes goes into detail about his cybersecurity background and the measures Dataminr takes to ensure safe and secure implementation.

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