Network-Centric Security


Study: 63 Percent of Schools Suffer IT Security Breaches Twice a Year

The study, which surveyed more than 100 individuals who manage IT security at K-12 school districts in the United States, examines security practices and top security concerns in schools and school districts.

Avigilon Introduces New Version of Online System Design Tool

A three step-system design tool, the Avigilon Online System Design Tool allows consultants, integrators and customers to create predictable and consistent surveillance solution designs by enabling them to quickly identify the appropriate video quality level and recommended camera, lens and NVR combinations.

University Of Miami Makes Move To Centralized, IP Video Surveillance

IQinVision recently announced the University of Miami, Florida, has installed over 350 IQinVision megapixel cameras throughout its main campus in order to create a safer environment for students, staff and visitors.

Chicago Housing Authority Uses Wi-Fi To Help Power Video Surveillance System

Ruckus Wireless recently announced that it has teamed with Xtivity Solutions (Xtivity), a leading wireless integration, security, and information technology services firm, to provide high-speed, long-range Wi-Fi systems to the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), one of the nation's largest public housing authorities.

New York Fire Stations, Municipal Buildings Use Panasonic Surveillance Cameras

Hello Alert Inc., a Babylon, New York security systems dealer, has installed thousands of Panasonic video surveillance cameras throughout the state of New York to provide surveillance of various municipal buildings, jails and approximately 50 fire houses in multiple jurisdictions on Long Island.

Perimeter E-Security Expands Sales Leadership Team to Drive New Product Portfolio Expansion

Perimeter E-Security announced has appointed Randal Skipper to executive vice president of global sales, effective immediately.

National Cyber Security Alliance Elects New Board Officers

John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will serve as NCSA board president.

Coastal Texas City Installs Wireless Video Surveillance System

The city of Freeport, Texas has selected ADT Security Services to provide and install the first phase of a wireless video surveillance system to help reduce crime in a public housing project and a marina. Later planned phases of the system will help protect critical infrastructure in one of the nation’s largest ports and home to the fourth largest oil reserve and 29 chemical companies.



BBC Upgrades Security Technology With HD IP Video

IndigoVision’s integrated IP video solution is at the heart of a major security upgrade at BBC Monitoring’s sites in the UK.

GVI Brings New Line to Market

LG and electronics go hand-in-hand, but in the security industry, the company isn’t a household name. That’s about to change. GVI Security, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, will be bringing LG security products to the market today.

Western Digital To Acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

Western Digital and Hitachi, Ltd. announced recently that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby WD will acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $4.3 billion.

GVI Security, LG Electronics Announce Partnership

GVI announced Monday it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with LG Security to represent LG’s line of video surveillance solutions in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Axis Announces On-Site Testing Center At ISC West For Certification Program

Axis Communications recently announced that ISC West attendees have the opportunity to become Axis Certified Professionals at the company’s on-site testing center from April 6-8 in Las Vegas.

Fast Food Operator Chooses Envysion Managed Video As A Service Technology

Envysion Inc. recently announced that OTAC Inc. has selected Envysion as its exclusive video provider and is deploying the company's Envysion Insight solution to all existing locations.

Texas Agency Installs More Than 3,200 H.264 Megapixel Cameras

IQinVision recently announced the completion of a major video surveillance project with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).

Las Vegas Casino Makes Move To IP Surveillance

Basler Vision Technologies announced recently that several of its new IP camera models have been selected by officials from Jerry’s Nugget Casino to secure their gaming facilities in Las Vegas.

Sp Server Startup

Government Seeks Cybersecurity, Superiority in Mostly Lawless Domain

The federal government's computer networks, vast and incredibly critical to the country's day-to-day functioning, are subject to millions of attacks per day. It has no stated overarching cybersecurity policy, and there is little in the way of international law to guide the way, either. How the government protects these networks, and interacts with other nations' networks, remains under debate.

California Mall Reduces Theft With Avigilon Technology

Avigilon recently announced that Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, Calif. has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System as a key component of its security initiative aimed at reducing crime and increasing patron safety.

The Age of Wireless

Government agencies overseeing national and local parks and municipal and private utilities -- including water and wastewater -- have remote communications and physical security requirements that are often challenging to address. Connecting multiple distant sites at speeds equal to those achieved over wire is a daunting proposition but is necessary when fiber or leased lines are too costly or impractical. The needs are pressing when an act of crime or vandalism, an environmental disaster, or loss of communications can potentially cost millions of dollars to mitigate and even cause the loss of lives.

Happy 15th Birthday

2011 will be a big year for IP surveillance. Not only has its growth remained steady throughout a recession, but large surveillance projects are announced each day. This is the year when the network camera celebrates its 15-year anniversary.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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