Critical Infrastructure


A Virtual Gateway

Three years ago, Shrader Engineering had the privilege of designing one of the most unique security concepts in the region for the city of Sugar Land, Texas, Police Department. The security system forms a “virtual gateway” throughout the city.

Mass Transit

The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) is the municipal authority for public transport in the city of Scranton, PA, and its surrounding areas.

Tackling the Storage

Tackling the Storage

The transportation industry affects all of us. Regardless of what we do for a living, or where we live, we depend on the transportation industry—day and night, for work and leisure.

Securing the Security Camera

Today, protecting critical infrastructures is almost unthinkable without the deployment of security cameras. 24/7 camera monitoring enables security professionals to react and respond in time to possible incidents, but what if those same security cameras become a liability in your company’s security efforts?

Port-ability

When it comes to protecting transportation hubs, seaports have their own set of challenges.

Protecting Our Water Supply

Protecting Our Water Supply

Maintaining the security of our nation’s water supplies is serious business. Attacks from a lone vandal to a team of foreign terrorists could, within hours, result in widespread illness or economic disruption.

Tornado Tracking

Tornado Tracking

April 28, 2014, stands out in the memory of the residents of northern Mississippi as a violent F4 Tornado left a wake of major damage killing 10 people and injuring more than 80.

Middle Atlantic Products Hires Product Managers

New Appointments Strengthen Company's Commitment as AV Infrastructure Market Leader.



Thinking Outside The Cloud

A series of Microsoft commercials beginning in 2010 brought the concept of “the cloud” into our cultural lexicon. The ensuing five-plus years have grown awareness and adoption of the concept behind that term, especially in the consumer arena.

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Three California inmates who escaped from a maximum security facility have been recaptured. Now the investigation focuses on how it happened.

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

California officials are asking for the public’s help to find three inmates who escaped from jail.

Upscale Panama City Property Using ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

The property is using VingCard Visionline, Signature RFID locks and Elsafe Sentinel safes.

Protect Your Data - In the minutes, hours and days that follow a widespread, widely publicized data breach, most companies scramble to increase their security measures in an effort to overcompensate for their lack of proactive preparation.

Protect Your Data

In the minutes, hours and days that follow a widespread, widely publicized data breach, most companies scramble to increase their security measures in an effort to overcompensate for their lack of proactive preparation.

The Quest for Smarter Power - Security Products magazine sat down with Larry Ye, president and CEO of LifeSafety Power Inc., to discuss how rapid transformation is occurring in the technology—and how RMR is now possible, providing value to both systems integrators and their end-user customers.

The Quest for Smarter Power

Security Products magazine sat down with Larry Ye, president and CEO of LifeSafety Power Inc., to discuss how rapid transformation is occurring in the technology—and how RMR is now possible, providing value to both systems integrators and their end-user customers.

Getting Involved - Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Getting Involved

Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Knowing Your Access Control

Knowing Your Access Control

With four or more access points around your property, there is no way that you can keep eyes at all entry points, especially if all can’t be viewed from a single location.

Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm

To support safety and notify personnel in the case of an emergency, Peru LNG’s needed a general alarm and mass notification system (MNS).

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

The organization is led by Russia and China.

Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Online Exclusive: Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Mitigate insider threat and improve perimeter security and personnel assurance to ensure only trusted resources have access.

Bus Lanes Get a Makeover - The Rapid riders will have access to First Responders

Bus Lanes Get a Makeover

The Rapid bus system in Grand Rapids, Mich. has had its share of heated debates over the past several years, with detractors bemoaning its lack of use and proponents promising major economic benefits with expansion.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • 91 Percent of Security Leaders Believe AI Set to Outpace Security Teams

    Bugcrowd recently released its “Inside the Mind of a CISO” report, which surveyed hundreds of security leaders around the globe to uncover their perception on AI threats, their top priorities and evolving roles, and common myths directed towards the CISO. Among the findings, 1 in 3 respondents (33%) believed that at least half of companies are willing to sacrifice their customers’ long-term privacy or security to save money. Read Now

  • Milestone Announces Merger With Arcules

    Global video technology company Milestone Systems is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2024, it will merge with the cloud-based video surveillance solutions provider, Arcules. Read Now

  • Organizations Struggle with Outdated Security Approaches, While Online Threats Increase

    Cloudflare Inc, recently published its State of Application Security 2024 Report. Findings from this year's report reveal that security teams are struggling to keep pace with the risks posed by organizations’ dependency on modern applications—the technology that underpins all of today’s most used sites. The report underscores that the volume of threats stemming from issues in the software supply chain, increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and malicious bots, often exceed the resources of dedicated application security teams. Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • Luma x20

    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