Facility Security


The New Reality

Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law.’ However, the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways.

Review Finds Fire Service Delayed Two Hours Responding to Manchester Bombing

Review Finds Fire Service Delayed Two Hours Responding to Manchester Bombing

The Fire Service was effectively "outside the loop."

Cybersecurity Tops List of Technologies Employed by Healthcare Facilities

Cybersecurity Tops List of Technologies Employed by Healthcare Facilities

Cybersecurity was found to be the top technology used by healthcare facilities.

Security on a High Note

Security on a High Note

The safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of the Musical Instrument Museum's extensive collection is an essential aspect of fulfilling its mission. With an active facility during both day and evening hours, the museum sought to upgrade its outdoor security surveillance system to improve the quality of the images around the clock.

The New Age

The New Age

Perimeter protection has been part of the human psyche since the dawn of mankind. Over the millennia we’ve evolved from crude barriers of sticks and rocks to fortified walls of concrete and stone to electrified fences and high-resolution surveillance cameras.

Lost in the Lumens

Most of us can recall our elders offering the sage counsel of “moderation in all things.” It seems that dated phrase has become quite apropos once again especially as it applies to the discussion of the lumens needed in flashlights for law enforcement and security staff.

Cinemark Looks to Tighten Security with Bag Ban

Cinemark Looks to Tighten Security with Bag Ban

Cinemark has banned all large bags from their auditoriums.

President Trump Directs Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

President Trump Directs Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

"Just a few moments ago I signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns."



Multi-casualty Incident at Florida High School

Multiple Dead; Shooter in Custody Following Incident at Florida High School

The 19-year-old shooter is now in custody.

At Least One Injured Following Shooting at NSA HQ

An NSA spokesman said the incident is under control.

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.

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Security personnel will be on the lookout for suspicious drones during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Luxury in Your Apartment

Luxury in Your Apartment

Commerce Tower on Main, in Kansas City, Mo., is redefining downtown apartment living by creating an energy-efficient, vertical neighborhood with luxury apartments, exclusive amenities and a connected lifestyle.

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Strava fitness app included a heat map of movement in their newest application upgrade which could be used against military bases.

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Negotiations begin next month, and union leaders will also bring a request for panic buttons on behalf of the more than 14,000 housekeepers working on the Strip and in Vegas' downtown area. The goal of the wireless devices, which alert managers if workers are attacked, is to prevent sexual assault.

Smartphone Application Developed for Super Bowl Security

Smartphone Application Developed for Super Bowl Security

Smartphone application to help with security efforts during the Super Bowl.

Two Students Dead More Than a Dozen More Injured in Kentucky High School Shooting

Two Students Dead, More Than a Dozen More Injured in Kentucky High School Shooting

Two students were killed and 14 others were shot at Marshall County High School.

The Security of Amazon Go

The Security of Amazon Go

The convenience store of the future has some hefty security.

Two Improvised Explosive Devices Detonate at Florida Mall

Two Improvised Explosive Devices Detonated at Florida Mall

Two IEDs detonated at Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales, Florida.

Shooting at High School Leaves 1 Wounded

Shooting at High School Leaves 1 Wounded

A male student shot and wounded a female student in the cafeteria of Italy High School in Italy, Texas.

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