Survey Finds Americans Are Concerned About Mental Health and Want Public Safety Agencies to Improve Response to Mental Health Crises

Survey Finds Americans Are Concerned About Mental Health and Want Public Safety Agencies to Improve Response to Mental Health Crises

The findings show that Americans are concerned about mental health generally and want to see first responders, including 911 call takers, police, EMS and fire fighters, improve emergency response involving mental health crises.

The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

The pandemic compelled hospitals to increase safety and security measures. The role of the security professional has been redefined and prioritized to support more patient care related activities.

A Changing Profile

A Changing Profile

Healthcare facilities were already a complex security environment due to the number of moving pieces and literal life or death situations faced daily.

Driving COVID Adaptations

Our recent physical security survey clearly revealed a challenging nexus between security and safety that has only been exacerbated by the continued onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

The advent of a global pandemic has rapidly upended the way we work and live our day-to-day lives.

The New Normal

The New Normal

With the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across our nation like wildfire in 2020, the new normal had to adapt itself quickly to all situations.

Meeting the Current Crisis

Meeting the Current Crisis

Even as we appreciate and applaud our healthcare professionals, most of us can do little more than watch as systems everywhere face the tremendous pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

Over the last few weeks, you have probably seen numerous articles regarding North Korea’s effort to hack Pfizer in what most security experts believe was an effort to manufacture and sell counterfeit COVID vaccines to raise cash and obtain foreign currency.



Increase in Physical Security Incidents Adds to IT Security Pressures

Increase in Physical Security Incidents Adds to IT Security Pressures

A new study shows that many organizations have changed their physical security strategies to address new concerns since the COVID-19 outbreak, explains Dark Reading’s Jai Vijayan.

COVID-19: The Second Wave

COVID-19: The Second Wave

The second wave is here, and people are tired of the pandemic as we head into what will most likely be a long, dark winter with COVID-19. Campuses of all sizes need to function at some level or risk an uncertain future.

The New Age

The New Age

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial passenger air travel in the United States dropped by more than 90%.

Harris Poll Shows Physical Security is Crucial to Getting Kids Back in School

While effectively dealing with COVID-19 is top-of-mind for facilities managers as they work toward getting students back to school full-time, a recent Harris Poll we commissioned indicates there’s significant concern over violence and crime to be overcome as well.

Cincinnati CBP Seizes 200 Counterfeit Autographed Jerseys Worth $42,625

Cincinnati CBP Seizes 200 Counterfeit Autographed Jerseys Worth $42,625

Over the past week, CBP officers in Cincinnati seized 200 counterfeit jerseys determined to have several athletes’ autographs that were unapproved and inauthentic. Had the clothing been real, their cumulative value would have been $42,625.

See the Unseen

See the Unseen

Never before has thermal imaging technology been as widely discussed as it is today. While unfortunate for all of us, COVID-19 has cast light onto various thermal scanning technologies available to help prevent the spread of coronavirus by detecting people who may have elevated body temperatures.

2021 Security Industry

To say that 2020 has been a challenge is an understatement. COVID-19 has created unprecedented circumstances that have upended life as we know it, and redefined what it means to be resilient in the ever-evolving security industry.

Holiday Security Tips for Malls or Outdoor Shopping Areas

Holiday Security Tips for Malls or Outdoor Shopping Areas

The holiday shopping season is here, let’s not forget that we are in COVID-19 pandemic and health officials continue to repeat their messages about the importance of masks, adequate social distancing, and frequent handwashing.

Antibacterial Clear coating combats SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) and can reduce bacterial growth by 99.96%

Codelocks Inc. announces an ISO-certified photocatalytic coating which, when applied to Codelocks’ products, offers enhanced protection against viruses, bacteria, germs, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other environmental toxins.

An Investment in Remote Workforce is an Investment in the Future

An Investment in Remote Workforce is an Investment in the Future

It is no mystery that the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed remote working to the forefront of critical business issues for companies like never before.

No Touch, Low Touch

No Touch, Low Touch

The global COVID-19 pandemic has made eliminating the spread of germs a critically important life-safety imperative.

Shifting Strategies

The onslaught of COVID-19 has elevated security measures in every border control operation within the Department of Homeland Security.

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    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3

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