Facility Security


Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

America’s deadliest mass shooting will change security as we know it.

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Could hotel security have caught Stephen Paddock before he brutally shot and killed 59 people in Las Vegas?

Multiply and Conquer

Technology is increasingly being used as a force multiplier to help law enforcement agencies protect and serve. One way agencies are turning technology into a crime-fighting tool is by creating what’s called a “virtual fence” around a perimeter, such as city limits or a parking lot, by installing a network of license plate reader (LPR) cameras to monitor an area.

All the Hype

All the Hype

Alongside the hype in the media about the border wall, this might be a good time for commercial and industrial companies to take a closer look at their own borders. Threat levels are increasing due to rising crime, civil activism and even cyber threats and it is more important than ever to push the line of defense all the way to the borders.

Anti-ram Fencing

Vehicle ramming attacks are on the rise in the United States and abroad. Already in 2017, there have been no less than seven major attacks worldwide resulting in 24 people dead and another 153 injured.

From students and faculty to business owners and employees, everyone can benefit from learning how to keep their data safe.

Compliant isn't Secure: 4 Steps to Keep Your Data Safe

From students and faculty to business owners and employees, everyone can benefit from learning how to keep their data safe.

Private Security Outnumber Police Around the World

Private Security Outnumber Police Around the World

In at least half of the world’s countries, private security workers outnumber police officers. More than 40 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, have more guards privately hired to protect certain people, places and things than police officers whose duty it is to protect the public.

Landing the Proper Security

Landing the Proper Security

Events in recent history concerning attacks on transportation hubs have increased the importance of safeguarding airports around the world and further highlighted the need for accurate, reliable and smart security systems to protect aviation assets.



Gas Monkey Security

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

Secure Assets

Secure Assets

Andina chose a Milestone system that allows video to be recorded and viewed by authorized users from anywhere on the network, and brings centralized control of multiple sites. This capability helps the company reduce the need for duplicate staff or equipment in each location, with potential savings of thousands of dollars in salaries and equipment costs.

Getting Access

Getting Access

Multi-tenant buildings present security challenges not found in single-user facilities. Tenants may come and go at different times. The numbers and types of visitors needing access will vary, and then there are differences between commercial and residential multi-tenant buildings.

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New  York  City

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New York City

Officials believe the security plan will rival that of Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

Scotland Increases Security Amid ‘Severe’ Terror Threat Level

Scotland Increases Security Amid ‘Severe’ Terror Threat Level

Scotland police announced they will increase security measures at major stadiums and venues as the U.K.’s terror threat level remains at ‘severe’.

'Vapor Wake' Dogs: New Breed of Bomb-Detecting Canines

A new breed of “vapor wake” dogs would be able to – literally – sniff out a suicide bomber moving within a crowd of 50,000 people.

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

German police have placed concrete barriers around the cathedral in order to boost security.

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

After an ambush shooting outside a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, lands a judge in the hospital, neighboring Belmont County is rethinking security standards.

New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

LA Metro to Test New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

Metro has teamed up with TSA and Evolv Technology to test a new weapon screening system.

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Three men were killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin dragstrip last Sunday night.

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Over the weekend protesters and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to violent clashes and a deadly vehicle attack.

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

Security forces in Wales are asking people to take a sip out of their water bottles to prove there is not acid in them.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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  • Security Today Magazine - July August 2022

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