Network-Centric Security


IP Video Is The Answer

The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest healthcare facility in the state, with 624 licensed beds. Administrators wanted to improve the safety of the facility’s at-risk patients who require 24/7 observation, while also reducing staff and overhead requirements.

What's New At The Edge

Even though the first product launch of a network camera happened in 1996, it was a little more than a decade ago before the device began appearing in the physical security arena.

Into The Air

A few years back, a number of leading IP surveillance manufacturers got together to discuss the development of an organization that would promote and develop IP standards.

Research: Axis Communications Now Top Global Surveillance Camera Provider, Even When Including Analog

Axis Communication, a video-surveillance company, is now ranked as the number one global manufacturer of surveillance cameras in the latest IMS Research report.

Researchers Building Computer System That Can Protect Itself From Online Attacks

In the online struggle for network security, Kansas State University cybersecurity experts are adding an ally to the security force: the computer network itself.

Report Says Cybercriminals Targeted Users of Major Social Networking Sites in April

GFI Software, a provider of web-monitoring software and security, has released a report citing the 10 most prevalent cyber-threats detected in April. The report says cybercriminals exploited people who use social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest to spread malware and spam surveys.

Merck Pharmaceuticals Installs Arecont Vision Megapixel Cameras at Mexico Facility

Merck Pharmaceuticals has installed an Arecont Vision megapixel technology solution at their new facility in Mexico to help ensure that all activity and incidents are captured in high-resolution video.

Anti-Malware Lab Report Says Four out of Five Malware Samples are Trojans

Six million new malware samples were created in the first quarter of 2012 alone, according to an anti-malware laboratory's quarterly report.



Report: Mobile Use of Social Networking Becoming Preferred Way to Infect Mobile Devices

AVG Technologies recently released its Q1 2012 Community Powered Threat Report. The report highlights the growing use of mobile devices to connect with social networks and how this is fast becoming a preferred method for cyber criminals to spread malware, particularly on those devices running Android.

Nebraska Photo Studio Remotely Monitors Five Locations

Video surveillance and remote monitoring company mobiDEOS Inc. announces that Arnold Clark Photography, one of the oldest and largest photography studios in Omaha, Nebraska, uses MobileCamViewer to monitor activity and protect retail interests at its downtown business location.

Military Explores Expansion of Open Source Technology

Open source technology can help military and other government entities modify software quickly without sacrificing data security. That flexibility, coupled with lower overall cost, is helping fuel a rapid increase in government adoption of open source software, advocates say.

Australia Department Store Group Uses Surveillance System to ID Shoplifters

With new security technology operating in its 68 stores, Myer, Australia’s largest department store group, has shown shoplifters that their game is up.

Linsanity, Whitney's Death, New Android Threats Dominate Cybercrime in First Quarter

This quarter saw a significant shift in the way the security industry approaches targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats, which are now viewed more as a long-term, ongoing campaign versus the typical "smash-and-grab incidents" favored by cybercriminals in the past, according to the Trend Micro Q1 2012 Security Roundup Report.

Research: Personal Information Top Target of Cyber Attacks

Customer, student, employee and patient information is most at risk for cyber attacks today, and defending that data is a top concern for IT professionals this year, according to the Data Loss Straw Poll, a national survey published today by CDW LLC.

UK Airport Deploys IndigoVision IP Video Surveillance

IndigoVision’s end-to-end IP Video surveillance system has been installed at East Midlands Airport, providing the business with more detailed analysis and greater storage of video surveillance footage.

Denver Transportation District Expanding Video Security

NICE recently announced that the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), the public transit system for greater metro Denver, is expanding its implementation of NICE video security solutions to the West Rail Line, Union Station and the Denver Civic Center.

Scrap Metal Facility Deploys Cameras To Curb Theft, Streamline Management

MOBOTIX, a provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced that United Scrap, a metal buying and recycling facility, has deployed a complete MOBOTIX surveillance solution at its 35-acre facility near Chicago.

Alabama Zoo Uses MOBOTIX Surveillance Technology

MOBOTIX, a provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced the Birmingham Zoo has deployed MOBOTIX high-resolution cameras throughout its facility, including high-traffic areas and point-of-sale locations.

Florida Prep School Deploys Pivot3 Appliances

Pivot3 Inc., provider of storage and compute appliances, recently announced that Pine Crest School has deployed Pivot3 appliances to store captured video images and host its video management system.

ISC West Session Tackles How To Work with IT Managers

While physical security professionals continue to migrate tools to the IP network, a session at ISC West last week -- "IT Manager: Friend or Foe?" -- tackled how to work with IT personnel to make the transition easier.

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