Network-Centric Security


"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro Uses Interlogix Technology to Secure Facilities

When "Buddy" Valastro, owner of the famous Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, N.J. and star of several popular television reality shows, looked to expand his business from a small storefront to a new 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse, part of his challenge was to secure the facility

One Grand Conference

I hope your ISC West 2012 experience was as good as mine. It was a wonderful conference, complete with premier education sessions and today’s latest technologies.

Mobile Security Survey: Lack of Awareness Chaos Pervades BYOD

SANS will be hosting a complimentary webcast on April 12, releasing the results to the First Annual Survey on Mobility Security.

Mobile Device Vulnerability Management Top Concern for Security Professionals in 2012

New findings from a Tenable Network Security study have revealed that mobile device vulnerability management is a top concern for security professionals for the next 12 to 15 months

From Physical To Cyber - Locking down network video surveillance

From Physical To Cyber

Both physical security and IT professionals place great importance on cyber security.

Enabling Collaboration - IP based system provides speed for emergency response teams

Enabling Collaboration

Emergency preparedness requires critical communications to be response ready—help can’t wait when disaster strikes.

Creative Uses for Hosted Video Surveillance - What do golf tournaments, racetracks, pedestrian malls and construction sites have in common

Creative Uses For Hosted Video Surveillance

Hosted video has leveled the playing field for many small businesses looking to secure their properties with the latest network surveillance technology.

In A Flash - Flash memory delivers performance benefits to video storage, but at what cost

In A Flash

Surveillance data is critical in applications ranging from retail to government, and gaming to transportation.



Indoor Wireless Path Loss - Four factors must be considered for transmission range

Indoor Wireless Path Loss

Unlike digital systems, trying to quantify the range performance of radio frequency (RF) communication systems can be difficult due to the large role the environment has on radio frequency signals.

HID Global Shows off NFC Access Control Technology in Action at ISC West

With mobile technology becoming an important trend in the security industry, HID Global showcased its NFC access control technology in action during a lunch Thursday at ISC West.

Mobile Takeover at ISC West

All attendees and exhibitors were introduced to “The Future of Security” early Wednesday morning; yet, many exhibitors came to Las Vegas armed with the mobile technology know-how to take on the new wave of mobile communication.

The Future of Security

The future of security is always on the minds of industry leaders and developers. As a welcome to all attendees at this year’s ISC West Conference in Las Vegas, an early morning session devoted to the future of the security industry addressed how IT and security convergence in the cloud will create better end-user operability.

South American Retailer Deploys Verint IP Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Falabella is implementing its Nextiva IP video management software, along with Nextiva single- and multi-port encoders, and IP cameras, in 33 stores and distribution facilities across Chile.

Quantum Secure SAFE Physical Identity and Access Management Software Enhanced With New Analytics Modules

At ISC West 2012, Quantum Secure is introducing SAFE Analytics Suite, a bundle of new software modules to enable end-users to prepare for risks or even prevent risk-based events before they occur.

Axis Touts Faster, Smaller Products at ISC West

Axis Communications touted faster and smaller with the introduction of a slate of new products at a press breakfast to start ISC West Wednesday in Las Vegas.

Expecting More Growth this Year

Every so often I get lucky and find myself at the right place, at the right time, and hopefully doing the right things. For many years I’ve experienced this within the security industry. Being able to talk one-on-one with a company CEO is an example of three right opportunities.

RedCloud Awarded Patent for Technology that Integrates Physical, Logical Security Systems

RedCloud, formerly known as PlaSec, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent by the US Patent Office, recognizing and protecting core, underlying technology and intellectual property pioneered by RedCloud that enables the integration and convergence of physical and logical security systems.

Sentry360 Unveils 14-Megapixel Surveillance Camera

Sentry360 recently unveiled the IS-IP14K, the world’s smallest 14 megapixel surveillance camera at the ISC West.

Next Level Security Systems Unveils New, Unified Security Management Solution

Next Level Security Systems, a provider of a new breed of unified, networked security solutions, will highlight the next evolution of its open platform, IP-based security technologies at ISC West 2012.

Walgreens Distribution Center Deploys Wireless Video Solution for Monitoring Robots

HauteSpot Networks Corp., an international provider of wireless video surveillance and security solutions, recently announced the national deployment of HauteSpot wireless in a Walgreens distribution center.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Enhanced Situation Awareness

    Did someone break into the building? Maybe it is just an employee pulling an all-nighter. Or is it an actual perpetrator? Audio analytics, available in many AI-enabled cameras, can add context to what operators see on the screen, helping them validate assumptions. If a glass-break detection alert is received moments before seeing a person on camera, the added situational awareness makes the event more actionable. Read Now

  • Transformative Advances

    Over the past decade, machine learning has enabled transformative advances in physical security technology. We have seen some amazing progress in using machine learning algorithms to train computers to assess and improve computational processes. Although such tools are helpful for security and operations, machines are still far from being capable of thinking or acting like humans. They do, however, offer unique opportunities for teams to enhance security and productivity. Read Now

  • Computers Beginning to Come Back Online After CrowdStrike Caused Crash Friday

    Computers around the world are beginning to come back online after a defective update to Windows machines from cybersecurity provider CrowdStrike Friday affected almost 9 million machines. Read Now

New Products

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation.

    Connect ONE®

    Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3