Monitoring


Patriot Bank Installs Diebold Fire, Security Technology

Patriot Bank of Tulsa, Okla., has added new Diebold fire and security systems in an effort to protect their customers and employees.

Johnson Controls Expands Fire and Burglary Monitoring Services

Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee-based alarm-monitoring facility, is now using IP-based alarm transmissions instead of analog to monitor fire and burglary panels.

Preserving Musical Heritage

As the crown jewel of the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Rome, the Academy of Santa Cecilia is one of the oldest and most important musical institutions in the world. Its position and fame have steadily grown since it was founded in 1585. Today, it is internationally renowned, both as a venue for symphony orchestra concerts and as the custodian of a heritage of inestimable value, which makes it a landmark for academics and music lovers alike.

Security On The Fly

How significant is the mobile application market around the world today? You just need to look at some of the numbers to understand how widespread mobile apps have become, even in the physical security market, and how adoption of mobile phones, tablets and other smart devices that are used with these apps has gone from leading-edge to commonplace.

Taking Off

Today’s progressively faster pace of life rationalizes the thirst for near-constant connectivity.

Smart Thermal Cameras

Achieving security awareness around perimeters and outdoor areas comes down to timely, credible and detailed alerts.

Into the Future - Endless possibilities take New Jersey hospital forward

Into The Future

Since 1925, northern New Jersey has turned to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck for healthcare excellence.

Decision 2012 IP Video For All

The adoption of IP-based surveillance continues to increase annually, capturing market share across virtually all industry segments.



In The Cards

With thousands of guests daily visiting Casino Copenhagen, money is always changing hands.

Tap Into Security Remotely

Organizations whose operations span cities, countries and even continents face formidable challenges in their efforts to secure people, property and assets.

Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change

Perhaps the most common challenge and opportunity facing any industry in today’s world is creating solutions that can accommodate the transitions that come with the rapid advancement of technology.

Automated Alarm Protocol Stands Up to Real-world Tests

Automated Alarm Protocol Stands Up to Real-world Tests

New program enables police to nab robbers in record time.

A System of Support

A System of Support

In today’s ever-evolving security landscape, the “next best thing” often eclipses the importance of the fundamentals. Even as new interactive services and home control systems are introduced, at its core home security in particular relies on dependable systems, fast response and, as always, good customer service.

The Most-effective Strategy to Encourage More Working Smoke Alarms in Homes

The most-effective strategy to encourage more people to have a working smoke alarm in their homes has been revealed by a team of healthcare researchers.

Some Smartphone Models More Vulnerable to Attack

New research from North Carolina State University shows that some smartphones specifically designed to support the Android mobile platform have incorporated additional features that can be used by hackers to bypass Android’s security features, making them more vulnerable to attack. Android has the largest share of the smartphone market in the U.S.

Monitronics Named a Top Place to Work

The Dallas Morning News has named Monitronics, one of the nation's largest, fastest-growing alarm monitoring companies, one of the 2011 Top 100 Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Evading Surveillance on Reality TV

In a world driven by technological advancements that include mobile monitoring and 24/7 surveillance, the idea of disconnecting from Big Brother seems relatively impossible.

The Logistics of Security

The Logistics of Security

Navarre Corp., a distribution and retail support operation in Minneapolis, previously relied on an analog-based surveillance system as a way to increase security and aid in investigations, but the company found the system unreliable for capturing high-quality video when incidents occurred.

Trends in Video Surveillance

Trends in Video Surveillance

The transition from analog CCTV equipment to network video surveillance equipment continues to be the major overarching trend within the video surveillance industry.

Unisys Security Index Shows Americans Act Against Organizations That Compromise Personal Data

Americans will go to great lengths to avoid identity theft, and many say they would take legal action against government or private organizations that compromise their personal data, according to new research conducted by Unisys Corporation.

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    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

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    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3

  • 4K Video Decoder

    3xLOGIC’s VH-DECODER-4K is perfect for use in organizations of all sizes in diverse vertical sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, education and commercial premises. 3

  • 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