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Transitioning from Video to Vision

In recent years, video surveillance has experienced a constant and rapid evolution of both technology and use cases for IP video in the traditional life safety and loss prevention worlds.

Does your office security system have the power of foresight?

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Does Your Office Security System Have the Power of Foresight?

If you’re responsible for a medium or large-sized office, it’s more important than ever that you have access to a means of ensuring people’s safety, managing risks and fraud, and protecting property.

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Crossing the Border at Your Peril

There is little question that the Southern U.S. border is porous; people stream into the United States at will. There is a great need for security; and the best technology should be used.

Tackling Cybersecurity Challenges in the Age of IoT

Tackling Cybersecurity Challenges in the Age of IoT

With the rapid adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), we are moving towards an entirely interconnected world, from smart organizations to smart cities.

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The New World We Live In

I’m old enough to remember fire alarm drills and hiding under my desk as a youth. The fire alarm drills were great because we were able to leave the classroom and go outside. I never understood hiding under the desk, but went along with it anyway. That’s the world I grew up in.

Comparing Wireless Communication Protocols

Comparing Wireless Communication Protocols

Wi-Fi is a technology based on the IEEE 802.11 suite of standards that uses radio frequencies (RF) extend wired Ethernet-based local area networks (LAN) to Wi-Fi-enabled devices, allowing the devices to receive and send information from the internet.

Three Ways To Ruin A Security Director

Three Ways To Ruin A Security Director's Day

Whether your title is Security Director or you just have the responsibilities of one, there’s a lot riding on your shoulders.

Keeping Your House Secure

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Keeping Your House Secure

Conversations about what can be done to keep violent weapons and dangerous materials from falling into the wrong hands continue to dominate the political discussion, leaving communities wondering about what they can do to prevent the next school or church attack.



Trusted Identities

Trusted Identities

As with all major sporting and entertainment events, the goal is for everyone using a ticket to have purchased it from the authorized ticketing entity and to have a seamless experience both when they pick it up and when they present it at the venue.

Foxwoods Casino Upgrades Video Surveillance System

Foxwoods Casino Upgrades Video Surveillance System

As Foxwoods grew and expanded, so did the need for a state-of-theart, integrated video surveillance system to provide necessary coverage and security for the gaming facilities.

Going Global

Going Global

The new and growing interest in the technology sector has given rise to a new phenomenon known as “Tech tourism,” whereby tech companies have seen ever increasing numbers of visitors being attracted to their sites as tech enthusiasts undertake a kind of digital pilgrimage.

Integrators are Product Savvy

It has become crystal clear to me that integrators and distributors are experts in product development in this industry.

The Head Count

The Head Count

While students focus on learning, Putnam City Schools Police Department works hard to keep everyone safe. Officers monitor schools 24/7 and also spend a lot of time conducting investigations and compiling digital evidence for cases. Often, this involves working closely with local agencies to help keep their communities safe.

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Catching the Cybersecurity Wave

A few months ago I attended a security event in Atlanta that was primarily focused on cybersecurity and learned a number of things to share.

More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

With a multitude of cloud providers vying for market share to store your data and provide cloud computing, creating your own data center deployments with associated hardware, networking and storage systems, doesn’t generally top the list of additional headaches one might pursue in today’s world, unless you are Dean Drako.

Penalty Free Security

Penalty Free Security

BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, and home to the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer club. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution.

GSOCs And Artificial Intelligence Give Businesses A Predictive Edge In Identitying Threats

GSOCs And Artificial Intelligence Give Businesses A Predictive Edge In Identifying Threats

There are a lot of amazing things to say and write about Allied Universal. For starters, these security professionals are headlong into predictive analytics, and WOW, what a difference it makes in providing security services to the customer.

On The Job

The adoption of IP-based video surveillance cameras is driving the growth of the overall video surveillance market.

Automated Critical Security

Automated Critical Security

Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure.

The Evolution of Intercom

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The Evolution of Intercom

In 1970, intercoms were all about convenience. They made it easy for secretaries to communicate with their boss and for company employees to connect between offices within the same building.

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