Network-Centric Security


Cyber and Security

Challenges come in every form and fashion. The cybersecurity business is no exception. Our cover story comes from Sheila Loy, who is the director healthcare and insurance—Identity & Access Management at HID Global.

Cybersecurity Challenges

Cybersecurity Challenges

Healthcare institutions face a variety of cybersecurity challenges, and the threats continue to grow and evolve. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks because of the high value of healthcare data

Just Say “Yes” to the Cloud

Just Say “Yes” to the Cloud

Cloud technology began with the concept of grid computing— the idea that we could replicate the way a power grid in a country was set up.

Consider Data Security

Consider Data Security

Data security is just as important as the premises we safeguard, making it imperative to consider both physical and cybersecurity simultaneously.

How to Protect Your Business from Amazon

How to Protect Your Business from Amazon

If you think your dealership isn’t conducive to outside pressures, ask the merchants of Smalltown, USA, about that new Walmart going up on the outskirts of the municipality.

A Browsing Challenge

A Browsing Challenge

Google Chrome is largely considered one of the most security-conscious browsers, but recent headlines revealed some of its weaknesses.

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Since every business is unique, it comes as no surprise that each has different security needs.

Automated Critical Security

Automated Critical Security

Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure.



A Good Endpoint

Most of the malicious or criminal activity targeting today’s enterprises involves the endpoint. Insecure endpoints are an expensive risk and difficult to address.

Going All Out

Going All Out

When we use the term “wireless” to look at access control technologies—or, truly, any security system—the reality is that we often use it as a catch-all term for the many technologies on the market that work in some way to wirelessly communicate with one another.

Locking the Cabinet

Locking the Cabinet

Providing independent consulting, best-inclass products, hosting solutions and financial services to more than 1,000 U.S.- and Canada-based companies, Forsythe is one of the largest independent IT integrators in North America.

Shifting Focus

Organizations are changing how they look at security as users employ mobile devices for everything from opening doors to accessing information and services.

Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Data storage is becoming a hot topic in the video surveillance industry and gaining more attention as retention periods continue to increase.

Know Your Enemy

Like it or not, every time you spend time on the keyboard, there may be someone watching your every keystroke. It wouldn’t hurt if you knew your enemy; and it certainly would be beneficial if you knew who was on your side.

The Cost of Cybercrime

The Cost of Cybercrime

Cybercrime is a large and dangerous business and it impacts individuals, businesses and governments worldwide.

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

Energy security, access to the electrical grid and police and fire safety are just a handful of the networked services that we take for granted and rely upon on a daily basis.

Why Do Commonly Used Security Measures Fail

Why Do Commonly Used Security Measures Fail

Information security is defined as a reactive activity, as it involves managing risks that may have a serious effect on the organization if they occur.

A Case of Security

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) experienced a record-breaking fiscal year in 2016. With the increase of business, and the addition of three more state-run stores, the state commission felt it was time to improve on security solutions. Enter Griffon Security Technologies.

Moving the Discussion Forward

Moving the Discussion Forward

Only a few years ago, the inevitable shift to all things Cloud was met with guarded optimism. But today, the shift is really happening.

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

No enterprise can eliminate 100% of its risk. Instead, the security objective must be to understand all risks and to effectively manage and mitigate them.

  • Understanding Access Control Understanding Access Control

    In this episode, Jason Bohrer, the executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance, discusses the access control vertical and technology from the Alliance’s point of view. The Secure Technology Alliance is the digital security industry’s premier association. It exists as a neutral forum that brings together leading providers and adopters of end-to-end security solutions designed to protect privacy and digital assets in a variety of vertical markets. Now, with new areas such as IoT, the Alliance uses its proven processes to provide technology providers and adopters with the insights they need to build security in at the point of development and implementation.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety