Monitoring


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.

Expanding Surveillance

Expanding Surveillance

Small cities are no longer insulated from heinous crimes that have traditionally been associated with much larger cities such as New York and Los Angeles.

Wild About Security

Akron Zoo, based in Ohio, started as a children’s zoo in 1953, as an addition to an existing museum of natural history.

The Next Level

The Next Level

Today, businesses can’t do without large investments in camera infrastructure, and up until now, video surveillance has existed for the sole purpose of security.

VSI NAD

Vector Security Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New National Service Center

Vector Security's new National Service Center provides additional space, technology review labs and increased customer communications.

Lets Work Together

Let's Work Together

Building a successful dealer business is much like experimenting with a new recipe: Without the right ingredients, you’re setting yourself up for failure.

Guarding the Mainstream

Guarding the Mainstream

It’s well-documented that effectively monitoring security cameras is difficult. Human operators routinely suffer from fatigue and lack of focus, even after short periods of time, which results in missed events.

Research Finds Only a Quarter of Employees Bypass Security Policies

According to new research from Webroot, an Internet security service company, only about 25 percent of employees have tried to bypass company security policies while at work, while nearly all (95 percent) respect the importance of their employer's measures for protecting their network and customer information.

ISee3D Unveils Single Lens 3D Technology

ISee3D Inc., developer of single lens 3D technology, announced recent industry-specific updates and advances. ISee3D is introducing a modified lens solution that cuts 3D down to size and increases frame rates, making practical a range of applications and bringing 3D to more markets, such as consumer, automotive, industrial and medical devices.

Vaisala Selects MOBOTIX Technology for Solar-powered Monitoring

The new system allows rapid deployment in challenging locations without the need to run expensive fixed infrastructure such as broadband or power.

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group and SureView Systems Develop PSIM Testing and Training Center

The companies have developed a physical security information management (PSIM) testing and training center at AVI-SPL headquarters in Tampa, Fla.

FLIR Systems Receives $11.4 Million IDIQ Contract from NSWC

FLIR Systems Inc. has received a five-year, $11.4 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for its Recon III LocatIR system from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Ind.

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  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

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