Hospital Security


Hacking Hospital Equipment is Child

Hacking Hospital Equipment is Child's Play

Shocking results of a two-year security study of a healthcare network revealed via weak passwords, lack of authentication and embedded web servers.

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Hospital Fire Safety in the USA

They are places of safety for newborns or elderly, and everyone in between. It’s why fire safety in healthcare facilities is so stringent and rigorously enforced.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Launches AtHoc IWS System

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Launches AtHoc IWS System

AtHoc system deployment in joint command military medical center safeguards 12,000 personnel in main Bethesda, Md. location.

exacqVision and IQinVision Team Up for Community Health Network

Megapixel technology key for protecting health systems’ extensive data networks.

Finding a Creative Solution

Hospitals are centers of healing and wellness that serve as a destination for those who have suffered injury or violence, causing people to possibly take safety and security for granted.

Tyco Security Products Provides Yale New Haven Hospital a Prescription for Unified Security

Tyco Security Products Provides Yale New Haven Hospital a Prescription for Unified Security

Phased approach transitions more than 12 individual sites onto C•CURE 9000, victor VMS across hospital’s central network.

DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

The Symmetry SR Controller, used as a retrofit solution, allows users to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their current end–of-life security system to Symmetry and keep their existing infrastructure intact.

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

The modern healthcare facility must contend with a difficult combination of increasing crime, tightening regulations, and economic challenges as administrators and their security teams strive to protect people, property and sensitive data.



healthcare on guard

Healthcare on Guard

As the largest healthcare provider in the Twin Cities’ East Metro area, HealthEast Care System is dedicated to offering its patients the highest quality medical services.

CentraCare Health System takes a multi-pronged approach to medical safety and patient care

Operating with an Aggressive Dose of Security

Four hospitals (St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose and Sauk Centre), five long-term care facilities, nearly a dozen clinics and numerous specialty services operate under the growing CentraCare Health System umbrella in central Minnesota. In the past four years, Centra- Care’s growth has skyrocketed, and so, too, has the need to upgrade its security systems.

Managing Ever Changing Security Needs

The urban campus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is representative of many modern metropolitan healthcare institutions today, with a main campus in a busy city center that takes advantage of every available square inch.

End to End Surveillance

At the behavioral health hospitals, risk management and staff training programs play an important role in the overall vision of their parent corporation by creating a safe and effective environment for patients, employees, visitors and the general public.

Ensuring Patient Privacy, Enhancing Security

Today’s video surveillance camera manufacturers offer models specifically built for the healthcare setting.

Chopper Control

Chopper Control

Helicopter emergency safety decisions are separate from medical decisions. Helicopter personnel need to be armed with the latest navigation tools to ensure safety for all onboard, especially when a matter of minutes can mean the difference between life and death.

Security-Net Grows Presence in Southeast with New Member, Vision Security Technologies

Vision Security Technologies provides Security-Net with geographical coverage and a strong marketing presence in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Honeywell Introduces Entry-level IP Video System

The entry-level system combines Honeywell's new MAXPRO NVR XE with the latest additions to its line of low-cost Performance Series IP cameras, and further eases the transition from analog to digital video for smaller companies such as retail and convenience stores, healthcare centers and professional office buildings.

The Picture of Health

Thieves are everywhere, and doctors' offices are no exception. Prescription drugs, medical supplies and good, old-fashioned money can all be targets of unscrupulous patients or employees. Surveillance to prevent these crimes, though, can be a tricky task because patients have a legal expectation of privacy. So what's a doc to do?

Indigo Identityware Announces Biometric Authentication for Healthcare

MorphoTrak’s biometric technology combined with Indigo’s proprietary Identity and Access Management solution will ensure healthcare providers seamless access each time they authenticate into their desktop and electronic medical records system.

Notifier Fire Alarms Seismic-certified and In-use

A California hospital receives seismic-certified fire alarm transplant.

UK Hospital Deploys DVTel Video Management System

DVTel Inc. recently announced that the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, has selected DVTel from among eight video management software providers as the central platform for a newly-upgraded IP video management system.

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Busy South Africa Building Integrates Custom Access Control System

    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

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    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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New Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 4K Video Decoder

    3xLOGIC’s VH-DECODER-4K is perfect for use in organizations of all sizes in diverse vertical sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, education and commercial premises. 3