Monitoring


Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness

Remote situational awareness provides operators, security personnel and first responders with decision making data to appropriately and effectively respond to perceived threats.

Twitter Tracks Users for Sake of Social Media Ads

Twitter Tracks Users for Sake of Social Media Ads

New off-site tracking is Twitter’s way of relaying information to advertisers to create customized ads.

The Heat is On

The Heat Is On

As police surrounded the suspected Boston bomber hiding inside a boat stored behind a Watertown, Mass., home last April, officers with a thermal camera peered through the hull and tarp to watch his every move.

Commercial and Retail Buildings to be the Fastest Adopters of Remote Monitoring Services

Commercial and Retail Buildings to be the Fastest Adopters of Remote Monitoring Services

Commercial and retail end users will drive the growth of remote monitoring services in intelligent buildings, accounting for more than 80 percent of the $400 million market in 2016, according to a new study by IMS Research

Home Security System Tips

Home Security System Tips

The following tips help to provide a guideline to selecting the home security system that will work best for your home, based on your lifestyle.

Centralizing Your Video Management Software

The industry-wide migration to IP video surveillance over the last few years has had many benefits, but chief among them may be the ability to centralize.

The New Mobility

When I was growing up, one of my favorite comic book characters was Dick Tracy—not the Warren Beatty variety— but the heroic police detective of Sunday newspaper comic strips.

Secura Key Launches New RFID Flat Pad Antenna for Library Applications

Secura Key Launches New RFID Flat Pad Antenna for Library Applications

For read/write desktop applications, such as library checkout, inventory systems, or other track and trace applications, requiring the reading of any articles, documents and books that are identified with HF contactless labels.



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.

more than analytics - small business owners took for tools to improve productivity

More Than Analytics

Although video analytics have been around for years in various forms, they haven’t always been easy to use, or economical, at least not for a small business owner.

Upgrading Your Entrance Lanes

Upgrading Your Entrance Lanes

The PEC works by singling out any pedestrians attempting access without proper credentials.

Together Samsung and Milestone Brought a Calmness to a Housing Complex

Together Samsung and Milestone Brought a Calmness to a Housing Complex

Milestone Systems’ open-platform, IP, video management software (VMS) has been installed with Samsung network cameras in a surveillance system that has brought peace and confidence to the citizens of a neighborhood in Eastern France.

The Reality of Future Technologies

Individuals, who believe that technologies dreamed up in science fiction novels, movies, and comic strips could one day become a reality, make up the optimists and futurists in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate.

Hardened Networks Add Reliability to Remote Monitoring

Industrial Ethernet is a powerful tool when planning for the deployment of remote security monitoring in any setting that has environmental challenges.

Driving Video Surveillance

The transition from analog to IP video systems has been a dominant market trend in the last several years, and the associated technology transition has similarly dominated the attention of integrators and end users.

GTSI to Upgrade Miami International Airport Security Systems

GTSI Corp., a Division of UNICOM® Global and a systems integration, solutions and services provider to government, will be upgrading the Miami International Airport’s (MIA) surveillance systems and supporting infrastructure.

Security Issues to Escalate as BYOD Trend Continues

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of employee owned smartphones and tablets used in the enterprise will more than double by 2014, reaching 350 million by 2017, compared to almost 150 million this year.

Dissecting The Layers

When people talk about layered physical security, they often think it involves having more than one security device at a particular point on their property.

Video Provision

After recommending strategies for on-the-border video cameras and other security technologies, Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) and her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed H.R. 1299, known as the Secure Border Act.

Diebold Extends Monitoring Expertise to Regions Financials

Birmingham, Ala.-based Regions Financial Corporation, a full-service provider of banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance solutions in the United States, has turned staffing of its in-house central monitoring station over to Diebold.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety