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.
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 announced has appointed Randal Skipper to executive vice president of global sales, effective immediately.
John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will serve as NCSA board president.
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.
IndigoVision’s integrated IP video solution is at the heart of a major security upgrade at BBC Monitoring’s sites in the UK.
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.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Mar 08, 2011
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.
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.
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 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.
IQinVision recently announced the completion of a major video surveillance project with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).
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.
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.
- By Laura Williams
- Mar 03, 2011
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 dream of easy money draws gamblers to casinos; the goal of preserving profits requires casinos to find ways to keep dishonest gamblers from gaining that money illegally. There are some scenarios and many reasons why casinos need to partner with security integrators to realize the full potential of their security systems.
- By John Monti
- Mar 01, 2011
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.
- By Ksenia Coffman
- Mar 01, 2011
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.
- By Fredrik Nilsson
- Mar 01, 2011
Burglary, internal theft, larceny and fraud: These and a host of other security threats are likely here to stay. So it should be no surprise that Kroll’s 2010 Global Fraud Report shows marked increases in IT security (19 percent) and physical asset security (15 percent) investments in the retail, wholesale and distribution sectors. The good news? Proactive measures are helping to reduce losses.
- By Jacqueline Grimm
- Mar 01, 2011
The Hillsborough County Sheriff ’s office (HSCO) in Tampa, Fla., is a full-service law enforcement agency comprising more than 3,400 employees. Leadership and officers value integrity, professionalism and community-oriented policing as the top priorities of agency operations. Today, HCSO, led by Sheriff David Gee, is one of fewer than 20 public safety agencies in the nation to attain law enforcement, jail and medical accreditation.
- By Lee Caswell
- Mar 01, 2011