Incident Response


Researchers Studying PASS Alarm Interference

Tests developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology may be used by NFPA as part of revised performance standards for Personal Alert Safety Systems worn by firefighters.

Detroit Alters Alarm Response Policy

Detroit police recently announced a change to the city's alarm response policy.

Massachusetts Sheriff's Department Deploys COLDSTORE Surveillance Storage System

After a lengthy search and the evaluation of multiple potential storage solutions, the Worcester Sheriff's Department has chosen Veracity's COLDSTORE as the surveillance storage system for a new 300+ camera project. COLDSTORE will be used to provide over 500TB of storage in conjunction with Genetec's Security Center 5.0 Unified Security Platform.

Lieberman Survey Underscores Internal Security Threats

While the world is distracted with the continuing reports of phone hacking practices and other corporate data breaches,a new survey reveals that hundreds of organizations are now vulnerable to internal threats.

Monitronics Begins Program to Reduce Emergency Response Time

Monitronics is one of three monitoring companies selected nationwide for the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) pilot program.

Surveillance with a twist

Surveillance with a Twist

While the company attributes its success to the strength of its brand, the efficiency of its stores, and, of course, the quality of its pretzelry, it says it also is improving operations with the increasing presence and power of surveillance cameras.

IP Video Design Considerations

IP Video Design Considerations

When considering IP video design, a great deal of attention is usually given to bandwidth, processor throughput and storage.

Five Smartphone Hacking Protection Tips in Light of News of The World

The News Corp./Rupert Murdoch trial has put the spotlight on phone hacking by News of the World, but should the average consumer worry about their smartphones being hacked?



Sony XI's Wide Area Monitoring on Watch Duty at the National Mall

The company’s HD, thermal and thermal panoramic cameras went into service for 4th of July celebrations and will remain in operation through the year-long test period.

Diebold to Provide Situational Awareness Platform System for World Trade Center Site

Exercising its large-scale security integration capabilities, Diebold, Inc. is managing the installation, integration and maintenance of a complex security software system for the new World Trade Center (WTC) site in New York City.

Integrated IP Security Transforms Healthcare Safety

Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) has upgraded its aging analog CCTV and access control to a fully integrated security solution using IndigoVision’s IP Video technology.

Tri-Ed/Northern Video Teams with the Diebold Advanced Dealer Program

The Diebold Advanced Dealer Program works with security dealers and integrators throughout the U.S. who are looking to capitalize on the market for managed access control and IP video services.

ESX Launches New Online ESXperience

Security integration and monitoring companies can receive access to downloadable presentations and video captures.

Diebold Earns Top Honors as CSAA Central Station of the Year

The company’s monitoring center was recognized for the second time by the Central Station Alarm Association.

Several Credit Unions Across Washington State Install 3VR

3VR, Inc., the video intelligence company, announced that three credit unions across the state of Washington installed 3VR's video intelligence platform to reduce fraud and solve crimes. 3VR integrator Cook Security Group led the deployments at O Bee Credit Union, Our Community Credit Union and the Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU).

Barix Passes 100,000 Sales Milestone

Company reports two-digit growth in 2010.

IndigoVision Powers Mobile Surveillance Unit Launched by Veridin Systems Canada

The MSU, offered exclusively by Veridin, is a portable trailer with CCTV and monitoring capacity.

Safeguard Unit Provides Security Services to Sheraton Hotel

The fully integrated sole-source security solutions provider offers a converged suite of physical and electronic services through its operating subsidiaries.

Barix and SureView Systems Advance Integration Partnership

SureView adds Barix Barionet IP control and monitoring solutions to Immix platform after success with Barix Audio over IP integration.

Visonic Ranked No. 1 for Wireless Sensors Market Share in EMEA

IMS Research estimates that Visonic is a market share leader for wireless sensors and wireless PIR sensors in 2010 in the EMEA region.

Featured

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    Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into. Read Now

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New Products

  • Altronix eFlow

    Altronix eFlow™ Dual Voltage Access Control Kits

    Altronix has launched an enhanced line of eFlow™ power supply/charger kits that provide 12 and 24VDC simultaneously for locking devices and peripherals. 3

  • ComNet CNGE6FX2TX4PoE

    The ComNet cost-efficient CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is a six-port switch that offers four Gbps TX ports that support the IEEE802.3at standard and provide up to 30 watts of PoE to PDs. It also has a dedicated FX/TX combination port as well as a single FX SFP to act as an additional port or an uplink port, giving the user additional options in managing network traffic. The CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is designed for use in unconditioned environments and typically used in perimeter surveillance. 3

  • Dahua 2-Wire IP Video Intercom System

    Dahua 2-Wire IP Video Intercom System

    Dahua Technology is introducing a new line of expandable 2-wire IP video intercom solutions for the North America market. The New 2-wire IP video intercom is more advanced, cost effective, and designed to help businesses increase their security. 3