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Our Digital Identities

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Our Digital Identities

Blockchain, the backbone technology behind Bitcoin, has grown exponentially since its inception in 2008. Since 2013, Google searches of “blockchain” have risen by 1,900 percent.

Get Out of Our Space

Get Out of Our Space

Most people, when confronting a drone (Unmanned Air Vehicle/Unmanned Air System) operating in or around their area of responsibility in an unsafe manner, would like to bring it down immediately.

Playing by the Rules, or Metrics

Recurring Monthly Revenue, almost always referred as RMR, is probably the most important metric of any subscription business.

Getting a Kick out of Security

Getting a Kick out of Security

You’ll get a real kick out of this security story. It is all about a secure perimeter and access control that is stored in the cloud and a man devoted to those around him.

Getting the Most from Camera Analytics Requires the Right VMS

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Getting the Most from Camera Analytics Requires the Right VMS

Ideal for customers seeking an easy to use end-to-end video surveillance solution, WAVE is highly customizable and can create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, on any device.

Metro Security

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Metro Security

It has been a long time coming, but the Bexar County Metro 911 Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is up and running, and the security systems implemented to protect the facility are among the best of the best. The regional operations center unifies emergency operations into one cutting-edge facility.

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Serious About All Security

I read a recent news story I wanted to share and make aware of the ramifications. After nearly disappearing in the 1990s, the spread of child sexual abuse material exploded with the rise of the internet, while child sex trafficking increased with exposure to a greater market online. Today, the problem is complex and still growing.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Standalone systems, where certain access points are equipped with card readers but are not connected to a larger network, can provide a cost-effective access control solution.



A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

Energy security, access to the electrical grid and police and fire safety are just a handful of the networked services that we take for granted and rely upon on a daily basis.

Low Light Camera Evolution – Crystal Clear, in Color, at Night

Low Light Camera Evolution – Crystal Clear, in Color, at Night

Any security camera should be able to render great quality images in daylight. However, when the sun goes down, not all cameras are the same.

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Never Skipping a Beat

Even Mother Nature couldn’t turn the tide when CG&E Systems Group stepped into the security integration market. You remember Hurricane Irma, right? Well, both happened about the same time, and the winner is … CG&E.

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From the Ground Up

Physical security systems continue to migrate to the network, enabling overall better integration, performance and improved total cost of ownership. Nowhere is this more evident than with the proliferation of IP cameras.

Growth in the Electronic Age

Growth in the Electronic Age

Let’s just say the timing was not ideal. GC&E Systems Group had just hired a key executive to spearhead business development and growth within Florida. But Mother Nature had different ideas. Hurricane Irma had just ravaged the entire state of Florida and the company was eager to onboard its newest management team member.

Try These Ideas

The global access control market is forecast to be worth nearly $10 billion by 2022, with annual growth nearing 7.5 percent over the next six years, according to a recent report by Markets and Markets Research firm.

A Cultural Blending

A Cultural Blending

The concept of “securing security” emerged when physical security was being affected by cybersecurity attacks.

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Smash and Grab

A few years ago – three to be exact – I became the legal guardian of a granddaughter, and with that came the finding of a daycare that not only provided a good learning environment, but a haven of safety and security.

A Case of Security

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) experienced a record-breaking fiscal year in 2016. With the increase of business, and the addition of three more state-run stores, the state commission felt it was time to improve on security solutions. Enter Griffon Security Technologies.

Festive Security

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Festive Security

The 300,000 person Fremont Festival of the Arts, one of the largest street festivals west of the Mississippi River and toted as California’s premiere art, wine and music festival, is no small undertaking. The threat of an attack is a real possibility.

The Formula for Data Security

Because Involta houses an organization’s most critical equipment and disseminates highly sensitive data, their facilities required a layered approach to their security solution—including access control, video surveillance, wireless locks and more—to ensure access is granted only to the appropriate person.

What’s Trending for 2018

What’s Trending for 2018

Technology is perpetual motion personified. It is always marching forward, striving to become smarter, faster, more resilient, and more efficient than its predecessor.

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