Perimeter Security


18 Things You Might or Might Not Know About Bryce Reed

18 Things You Might or Might Not Know About Bryce Reed

Learn some interesting facts about Bryce Reed, a supposed West E.M.T., who has been taken into custody after the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

IED Expert Speaks about Explosive Devices and the Boston Marathon Incident

IED Expert Speaks about Explosive Devices and the Boston Marathon Incident

Expert discusses the Boston Marathon explosions and reveals some eye-opening facts about IEDs.

Two Explosions at Bostom Marathon Leads to Injuries

The Sun Rises on Boston after Horrific Explosions at Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon updated, stay tuned to Twitter, @GingerHill13 #securitytoday for live updates through out the day.

Senstar Shares Results of Two Major Government Testing Programs

Senstar Shares Results of Two Major Government Testing Programs

Senstar is pleased to share two major government approvals of their industry leading perimeter intrusion detection sensors: Senstar’s Intelli-Flex with the United Kingdom’s Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and OmniTrax with the United States Air Force.

Perimeter security encompasses a plethora of physical security solutions including, intrusion-detection systems, crash-resistant barriers, access control, gate operators and high-security fencing.

First Line of Defense

Perimeter security encompasses a plethora of physical security solutions including, intrusion-detection systems, crash-resistant barriers, access control, gate operators and high-security fencing.

Changing Behavior

All things in life change over time. As it relates to the world of security, the acceleration of change began with the unforgettable terrorist attacks on our domestic soil in 2001, with multiple other events that followed.

American Airlines Center Selects MicroPower Technologies Surveillance System for Monitoring

American Airlines Center Selects MicroPower Technologies Surveillance System for Monitoring

MicroPower Technologies, Inc., a provider of wireless surveillance solutions, today announced that the American Airlines Center has selected the MicroPower Helios solar, wireless, surveillance solution for its parking lot and perimeter surveillance.

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Discussed Security Innovation with BOMA Focus Group

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Discussed Security Innovation with BOMA Focus Group

While over 90 percent of commercial building owners' and managers' tenants use lock and key to enter their workplaces, over 70 percent of owners and managers deploy card-based access control to protect the perimeter.



Dissecting The Layers

When people talk about layered physical security, they often think it involves having more than one security device at a particular point on their property.

Circle The Wagons

As the first line of defense, perimeter security is often the initial focus: physical barriers, deterrent strategies, access control and intrusion detection systems, ground sensors and street patrols.

Ensuring Patient Privacy, Enhancing Security

Today’s video surveillance camera manufacturers offer models specifically built for the healthcare setting.

Selling A Proactive Approach

In the physical security industry, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. No one knows that better than Laurie M. Morris, president of Warren Protective Services Ltd., headquartered in Toronto.

In The Field - Automated system detects and prevents potential criminal activity

In The Field

Cell towers and accompanying cell sites attract more attention in the area of security than ever before.

On the fence line - Good security means a layered approach

On The Fence Line

Susceptibility to an attack begins with an unprotected perimeter. In the past, an unprotected perimeter often meant the opportunity for myriad security breaches, loss of assets and the chance for loss of human life.

Crucial To Deployment

With the growth of IP-based network applications throughout the power industry, power plants have increased their ability to control and monitor both central utility operations and remote installations.

IC Realtime Partners with JETprotect to Develop Virtual Fence Radar Security Solutions

VFR monitors up to nine square miles with the ability to detect, track and alert of approaching possible threats.

SightLogix Names Dollacker & Associates as Manufacturer's Rep

The systems expert will represent SightLogix outdoor video solutions in the south central U.S.

Optex Helps Riverdale Neighborhood House Prevent Trespassing

Grid Squared Systems, an Optex Certified System Integrator, teamed with Optex to recommend an easy-to-implement solution based on Optex’s Redwall passive infrared motion sensors.

Proximex and SAIC Sign Reseller Agreement

SAIC to resell Surveillint and develop integrations for its sensor and scanner product lines.

SightLogix Appoints Director of Support Services

Fagin will be responsible for developing and implementing channel training, best practices and support programs to ensure the successful application of SightLogix video intrusion detection systems to achieve the highest levels of security at the lowest costs.

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    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3