Network-Centric Security


ONVIF Releases Profile S for Easier Management of Interoperable Devices

ONVIF recently announced that it has released Profile S, the first in a series of profile introductions that will aid end users and system designers in determining interoperable components of a physical security solution.

Megapixel Video Cameras Help Determine Photo-finish Winners at Track and Field Club

Megapixel video cameras from Arecont Vision are being used in European sporting events to help officials better determine race results in close competitions. At the Vojvodina Track & Field Club in Novi Sad, Serbia, the Arecont Vision 1.3 megapixel IP camera is capturing detailed images of sporting events so that athletes, and the order in which they finish, can be more easily identified.

Sandia Cyber Project Looks to Help IT Professionals with DNS Vulnerabilities

Sandia National Laboratories computer scientist Casey Deccio has developed a visualization tool known as DNSViz to help network administrators within the federal government and global IT community better understand Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) and to help them troubleshoot problems.

IBM Attacks the Complexity of Security with Identity Intelligence

IBM recently announced a new identity intelligence breakthrough designed in IBM labs to provide corporations with a far more sophisticated approach to managing the information employees can access.

Fifth Third Bank Standardizes on March Networks for Security and Fraud Defense

March Networks, provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that Fifth Third Bancorp has initiated an upgrade program of its existing March Networks’ video surveillance systems across more than 1,300 full-service retail banking branches, data centers, corporate offices, and operations and cash handling facilities

Lenzburg Prison Has State-of-the-art IP Video Surveillance

Milestone Systems’ open platform IP video management software is the flexible basis for a customized solution in a new central prison in Switzerland, which has twice as many cameras as guards observing the life of those inside and outside the cells. Approaching the 6-meter high wall of the new prison in Lenzburg, Switzerland, it is already clear at the revolving steel door entrance that those inside are not the only ones under surveillance.

Doppelganger Danger

Doppelganger Danger

In the world of literature, folklore and myth, the appearance of a doppelganger is generally bad news.

Fiber Healthy

Fiber Healthy

Miami Dade County schools depend upon superior surveillance.



Report: Despite Economic Uncertainty, Outlook for Video Surveillance Market Remains Strong

While the worst of the first global recession has subsided, another, potentially larger and deeper downturn looms on the horizon. Despite this fairly terrifying specter, IMS Research remains confident that demand for CCTV and video surveillance equipment will remain strong through 2012 -- growth for network video surveillance equipment sales is forecast to exceed 25 percent.

Aggressively Priced Clouds

Aggressively Priced Clouds

A lower-cost virtual infrastructure gives cloud providers pricing leeway that can be used either to beat a competitor’s price or to increase margins.

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.

12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas Surveillance Style

From Black Friday all the way through the returns season, the sheer uptick in shoppers during the holiday season is daunting for retailers of any size.

The Complexity of Mass Notification

The Complexity of Mass Notification

To better understand what is needed and the current state of mass notifications, Siemens undertook a detailed analysis of U.S. colleges and universities, taking a hard look at information provided to the government as part of the Clery Act. The company released the results in October in a white paper.

Real World Opportunities

Real World Opportunities

With smart functions incorporated into today’s network video cameras, images can be analyzed before they leave the camera, which can then trigger an alarm or relay other data to enable a system-wide response.

Critical Fire Protection for a Critcal Facility

Telecom office building and data center employed advanced fire protection with expandable, cost-conscious networking capabilities.

Software Helps FBI Crack International Cybercrime Case

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NASA Office of Inspector General identify seven foreign nationals arrested for a massive, sophisticated Internet fraud that infected more than 400 million computers in 100-plus countries and scammed $14 million.

New York in November

New York in November

Next week, I’ll be traveling to New York City to attend ISC Solutions, the northeast security event for dealers, integrators, installers and end users.

Businesses Increasingly Under Attack From Cyber-Security Threats

SonicWALL, Inc., provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, recently issued its mid-year cyber-threat intelligence bulletin.

Come, Celebrate the Anniversary

When you attend a tradeshow, you expect certain educational events. I believe we have added a new angle of education to this year’s ASIS event in Orlando. Several months in the planning, Security Products magazine is hosting a roundtable discussion and 15th anniversary party that will focus on IP cameras and networks. It also just happens to be the 15th anniversary of the IP camera, and the same anniversary of Security Products magazine.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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