Facility Security


Presidential Alert Causes Large Scale False Alarms

Presidential Alert Causes Large Scale False Alarms

The loud tone produced by devices receiving the Presidential Alert matched the frequencies monitored by security glass-break sensors.

Las Vegas Hotels Beef Up Security One Year After Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Hotels Beef Up Security One Year After Mass Shooting

It has been over a year since the mass shooting on a Las Vegas music festival. Here's what some companies are doing to step up security.

Capitol Increases Securty Following Kavanaugh Testimony

Capitol Increases Securty Following Kavanaugh Testimony

Police are stepping up patrols in the Capitol amid the intense debate over confirming Brett Kavanaugh.

FDA is Tackling Medical Device Security

FDA is Tackling Medical Device Security

The FDA is taking steps to strengthen medical device cybersecurity.

Streamlined for Success

Streamlined for Success

In a new industry with strict regulatory requirements, the video surveillance system is everything but ordinary. First, it had to be a modular system to allow the company to scale it through the multiphase project.

Complete Perimeter Solution

Complete Perimeter Solution

A key trend for 2018 has been the integration of AI with various security systems. AI-enabled surveillance cameras, facial recognition software, and fingerprint authentication scanners are just a few examples.

TwitchCon Updates Security Following Jacksonville Esports Shooting

TwitchCon Updates Security Following Jacksonville Esports Shooting

The security update follows last month’s shooting at an esports video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol wants to keep security measures the same following protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.



New Hong Kong Airport Luggage Rules Create Security Risk

New Hong Kong Airport Luggage Rules Create Security Risk

Hong Kong Airport cabin crews believe new rules on luggage create unnecessary security risks.

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

The red flag law looks to curb gun violence following a string of school shootings.

Six People Dead Following Shooting in California

Six People Dead Following Shooting in Bakersfield, California

A gunman in Bakersfield, Calif. killed his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself Thursday night.

ABC Sydney Tightens Security Following Infiltration

ABC Sydney Tightens Security Following Infiltration

ABC is tightening security at its Sydney headquarters after a man infiltrated security and assaulted an employee.

Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Florida officials are boosting security at and around airports for the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Does your office security system have the power of foresight?

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.

Cybersecurity Challenges

Cybersecurity Challenges

Healthcare institutions face a variety of cybersecurity challenges, and the threats continue to grow and evolve. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks because of the high value of healthcare data

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

A man defied security measures to kill his bedridden wife and himself, rattling hospital staff.

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The fall out from the Jacksonville shooting includes lawsuits, event cancellations and increased security for future gaming conventions.

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The esports industry calls for increased security following the death of two esports players at a tournament.

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two people were killed and several others were injured by a gunman at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Armed guards and metal detectors are chief among the new measures being taken to ensure the safety of patients.

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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

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 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

  • 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