Incident Response


Monitronics Receives Award for Reducing False Alarms

The company reduced false alarms from 0.67 to 0.5 percent through several major programs beginning in August 2010.

Jarrett Morgan Joins DMP as Dealer Development Manager

He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing on-going service to DMP-authorized dealers throughout the region, helping them to grow their businesses.

UTC Fire & Security Launches New Brand for U.S. Services Business

UTC Fire & Security has aligned its U.S. fire and security services businesses under the Chubb brand, providing a new, more seamless interface to customers.

Visonic to Debut Solution that Uses Smartphone to Control Alarm System

Visonic Ltd. has announced that, at the upcoming ISC West trade show, it will present Smart-Link, a new solution that turns any smart phone or smart device into a smart PowerMax alarm system keypad

Coastalwatch Safeguards Popular Beaches with Milestone IP Video Platform

Milestone Systems’ open-platform IP video management software is being used by Coastalwatch, an analytics and media content company that services international surf life-saving and coastal-management needs by delivering live and recorded video and information on beaches and coastlines around the globe via its CoastalCOMS division.

VMP To Feature 'Extra Medium' Flat Panel Flush Wall Mount at 2011 ISC West

The low-profile FP-XMFB holds most medium-sized flat panels from 32- to 52-inches and up to 150 lbs.

ADT Commercial Opens Showcase Facility to Demonstrate Networked Solutions to Customers

Located within ADT’s flagship customer monitoring center, the 6,500-square-foot ISC has three vertical market showrooms.

Addison Police

Texas City Expands Business Surveillance Capabilities

The police department in the Dallas town of Addison, Texas, is the first in the country to partner with Stealth Monitoring, a surveillance monitoring company that "pushes" video from its customers to the police department when it detects suspicious activity.



Sprint to Offer Omnilink Asset Locator to Track High-Risk Cargo

Through the combination of the Sprint's network, Omnilink's Web-based asset locator application and a ruggedized tracking device, companies can rapidly begin tracking and recovering lost or stolen cargo, packages, tools, equipment and more.

Steven Walin, CEO of GVI Security

A Conversation with Steven Walin

GVI Security recently announced that it is helping Seoul, Korea-based LG introduce its security products to the North American market. We asked Steven Walin, GVI CEO, how his company will deliver on the new partnership.

The Age of Wireless

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.

Equipment Need a Lift?

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.

Liberty University Uses Q1 Solution to Detect Network Threats on Universitywide Network

Liberty University, the largest and fastest-growing Evangelical Christian university worldwide, has selected QRadar Security Intelligence Platform from Q1 Labs to manage the university’s increasing amount of security related data, while improving the detection of threats across the university network.

Tyco International to Acquire Signature Security

The transaction brings together Signature Security with Tyco's ADT business, creating a stronger player in the Australian and New Zealand security industry.

Micro Key Solutions Offers Free CSAA Memberships

Micro Key Solutions, in cooperation with the Central Station Alarm Association, a trade association that represents companies offering alarm monitoring systems through a central station, is offering to pay the first year’s CSAA membership dues for any CSAA-approved Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Central Station using Micro Key Solutions’ Millennium Series Monitoring software.

Updated Honeywell App

Honeywell Updates Live Streaming Video App For Apple Mobile Devices

Honeywell has updated its Total Connect mobile app to enable faster, higher-quality, live, streaming video viewing on Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

OnSSI Integrates VMS with Lextech Labs' iRa C3 Mobile Video Surveillance Application

OnSSI has announced that its flagship video management platform, Ocularis, has passed Lextech Lab’s compatibility testing. As a result, Lextech’s iRa C3 mobile video surveillance application will support OnSSI’s software and meet the mobile viewing requirements of the security and law enforcement industry.

APX Alarm Enters Home Automation Market as Vivint

APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc. has changed its name to Vivint as it enters into the home automation market with the launch of new products and services.

Brickcom IP Cameras Integrated with Milestone XProtect

Brickcom Corporation has announced the integration of a wide range of its IP camera series with Milestone’s XProtect open-platform IP video management software.

Jupiter Hires

Display Wall Company Jupiter Expands Technical Support

Jupiter Systems, a provider of display wall technology has expanded its field systems engineering, promoting Pascal Berthe to senior field system engineer for European, Indian and Middle Eastern operations, and hiring of industry veteran Erwin Daley as a field system engineer for U.S. operations.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2019

    November/December 2019

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