Network-Centric Security


Mailhandlers Uses Integrated Access Control, Video Surveillance Technology

Brivo Systems recently announced that Mailhandlers, part of Direct Connect Group, has installed Brivo ACS WebService, integrated with video surveillance, to significantly upgrade security at their expanded Renton, Wash. facility. ADT is the integrator on this recently-completed installation.

CloudPassage Unveils Halo SVM and Halo Firewall for Elastic Cloud Environments

The products automate the three most fundamental practices for securing servers in public and hybrid clouds.

California City Uses IP Video To Help Successfully Tackle Crime

IP video surveillance technology developed by IndigoVision and Leverage Information Systems is behind an amazing security and public safety transformation in the City of Lynwood, Calif.

ONVIF Announces More Than 600 Conformant Products

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, recently announced that the number of ONVIF conformant products, including network cameras and video management systems, has reached more than 600.

Crossbeam Appoints New Country Manager in China

Based in Beijing, Bi will be responsible for heading up Crossbeam’s sales and partner operations, helping expand the company’s presence throughout the country and drive demand for its line of X-Series security platforms.

IP Video Technology Keeps Watch Over Soccer World Cup Stadium In South Africa

An IndigoVision IP video surveillance solution has been deployed at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, near Rustenburg, South Africa as part of a multi-million dollar security upgrade for the recent 2010 Soccer World Cup.

West Virginia County Adds MOBOTIX Technology To Surveillance Network

MOBOTIX recently announced an extensive installation agreement with Berkeley County, W. Va., in which the company will be integrating a highly advanced surveillance infrastructure across multiple municipal buildings and complexes.

Next Level Upgrades Solution to Integrate Multiple Subsystems

The company's Gateway unifies traditionally siloed systems to enhance communication.



Canadian Municipality Integrates Avigilon Technology With Existing IT Resources

Avigilon recently announced that the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System on the ferry transit system, at several recreation centers and at a metro transit service garage to protect its critical assets.

Survey: 87 Percent Of Retail Stores Considering Move To IP Surveillance

Axis Communications recently announced the results of the “Surveillance Survey Report” conducted by the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and sponsored by Axis, which states that 87 percent of retail companies who currently use analog technology for surveillance are now considering migration strategies toward network video.

Historic Australian City Deploys IP Video Solution

Ballarat is one of Australia’s largest inland cities with more than 90,000 inhabitants. However, it is also a classic rural community, with historic architecture, iconic double-decker shop fronts and a thriving entertainment area. It was primarily the need to monitor the entertainment district late at night that prompted the local council to deploy an IndigoVision IP video surveillance system as part of its CitySafe initiative.

IMS Research Predicts 2011 Security Industry Trends

IMS Research recently released its prediction of hot trends in the security industry for 2011.

AMAG Technology Announces Top Sales Performers

Walter Coady and Terry Crawford earned salesperson of the year awards for their efforts.

Texas City Standardizes IP Surveillance With IQinVision Technology

IQinVision recently announced that the City of North Richland Hills in Texas has standardized on IP surveillance technology using IQeye HD megapixel cameras equipped with IQ Vcam virtual camera technology and LENSEC video management software.

Contemplating the Cloud

Eventually, hosting will happen. And the video management software application will continue to have a central role in video surveillance because, by its nature, video gathers a lot of data input. Eventually, hosting will happen. And the video management software application will continue to have a central role in video surveillance because, by its nature, video gathers a lot of data input.

Global Surveillance, Remotely Unified

When your business is founded on transforming infrastructure silos into holistic solutions, it makes sense to practice what you preach. So when Panduit built its new world headquarters just outside of Chicago in 2010, it approached the project as an opportunity to showcase its own unified physical infrastructure approach to converging core business systems -- including security, power and communications. As part of this effort, Panduit installed a global video surveillance system that could be managed remotely from its world headquarters.

Taking New Flight

There are many challenges to creating an effective security program in any airport infrastructure. Technology plays a significant role in any robust airport security initiative and, when deployed properly, can help security personnel address potential vulnerabilities in a more timely fashion, in addition to increasing effectiveness overall. With this in mind, airport officials seek out new technologies that help them meet these goals while maintaining high levels of protection for passengers and employees.

Researchers Patent Algorithm To Use Kinect Gaming Device For Surveillance

Alexandre Alahi, a Ph.D. student in the Signal Processing Lab at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)used open-source software released online just days after the Kinect’s launch to develop a new, patented algorithm that leverages multiple Kinects instead of just one to detect crowds -- even in the dark.

Joshi to Develop New Markets for AtHoc

The industry veteran will build strategic alliances and direct expansion of emergency mass notification to new markets.

Chicago PD Continues To Expand Video Surveillance Network

Mountain Secure Systems, a provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless network solutions, shipped additional SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers this month to Avrio RMS Group, who will use them to expand coverage for the Chicago Police Department’s video surveillance system in the 4.9 GHz public safety band.

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  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 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