Recent findings from ABI Research show that global spending on financial critical infrastructure security will total $17.14 billion by the end of 2017.
After having several incidents of vandalism and theft, Gardner Energy decided to upgrade their security with VideoIQ.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) is being used with Sony network cameras by the Andria Cathedral in Italy for security surveillance and to display religious services to congregations sitting in the chapel and side naves to the central church.
Sandia National Laboratories in California have turned to smartphones and other hand-held computing devices to help prevent and mitigate disruptions to computer networks on the Internet as part of ongoing research.
The LAPD faces distinct challenges as space shuttle Endeavour makes final trip through downtown Los Angeles.
- By Tyler Thurston
- Oct 11, 2012
UT Dallas computer scientists have developed a technique to automatically allow one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or anything else that could cause a computer to malfunction.
Whether for a weekend getaway or a business conference, a meeting or a round of golf, taking in the entertainment or trying your luck at the slots or card tables, the 4-star family-friendly Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque is dedicated to offering its guests a pleasant stay with amenities including a full service spa. The security for the property and guests is no exception. One of the most secure properties in Albuquerque, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on the Isleta Pueblo Indian Reservation south of Albuquerque, decided earlier this year to further enhance the protection offered by upgrading its security video surveillance system. Calling for bids, the hotel and casino wanted advice and estimates to upgrade the security surveillance system.
Privacy was an immediate concern when the Council on Aging in Marshfield, Mass., sought to install a video surveillance system.
- By Del V. Salvi
- Oct 01, 2012
New developments in network cameras are enhancing their role as imaging sensors at the edge of IP video networks. The new landscape in imaging includes cameras that offer new capabilities, can see better and are smarter and more versatile.
- By Greg Peratt
- Oct 01, 2012
Convergence has come, and while there are still analog cameras being produced, bought and installed, the security industry has become a networked prism.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Oct 01, 2012
The lesson of Pandora could be, in short, that containers secure enough to lockdown all the evil in the world are probably secure enough to protect good things, too.
- By Naeem Zafar
- Oct 01, 2012
The individual cash pay-outs might be small, but for Texas Title Loans—a chain of 14 short-term loan shops stretching from Dallas to San Antonio—keeping an eye on the till was creating big problems.
- By Matt Krebs
- Oct 01, 2012
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very little power. The research will improve wireless sensors deployed in remote areas where these systems must rely on batteries or energy-harvesting devices for power.
Brivo Systems LLC, provider of cloud applications for security management, recently announced that several properties in the Barefoot Resort complex in Myrtle Beach, S.C. have deployed the Brivo ACS WebService cloud-based solution to improve safety and security. STOP Security is the dealer and installer for this large-scale project.
Schneider Electric recently announced the successful expansion of its Pelco by Schneider Electric Endura IP video management system (VMS) in the newly opened Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company for IP video management software (VMS), will heighten its focus on development by starting up a new international business unit, Incubation and Ventures, with locations in Silicon Valley, California, and at the Danish headquarters. The goal is to develop new products and services with high potential for market superiority and differentiation, to achieve additional growth by cultivating new Milestone ventures.
It begins with a single system. It could be an access control system or a video system, but for a time it is enough to serve the company’s needs.
Security principles have not changed much in the past 30 years, but the application of those principles is shifting daily. Addressing integrated security disciplines to ensure a cohesive and collaborative security solutions environment in any organization requires a number of coordinated things to happen efficiently.
- By Doug Powell
- Aug 16, 2012
During the last 10-15 years, the retail industry has experienced a transformation from traditional brick and mortar store to newer technology platforms such as e-commerce, powerful search engines and social media. As a result, brick and mortar retailers have had to re-visit their strategic priorities to focus on higher levels of customer experience, channel convergence plans and new marketing and merchandizing approaches. Alongside, price pressure and lower margins continue to require retailers to drive higher efficiencies in store operations through improved workforce management, product placement and store layouts.
- By Debjit Das
- Aug 14, 2012
Cyberthieves and hackers are always looking for new ways to obtain sensitive information. As Web browsers have become the common interface for accessing information that drives business activity, browsers have become the primary target of theft and data leakage.
- By Bill Morrow
- Aug 01, 2012