Incident Response

All Eyes on You

The mission of the Forks Township Police Department is quite clear to all residents who live within the Pennsylvania township. With cameras and DVRs installed, it is evident that public safety and efficient law enforcement is considered paramount. An enhanced quality of life is what has driven installer ICU Security to do what it has done for the community.

A Remote Control

THE Edwin Holmes Co. created the central station intrusion alarm monitoring business model in Boston, in the 1850s.

A Hard-Learned Lesson

DO not let the semi-rural setting fool you. Lebanon High School in Oregon, with 1,250 students, grapples with the same problems that plague large, inner-city schools.

When All Chips are Down

FOR years, the gaming industry has enjoyed a reputation of employing state-of-the-art surveillance technology and protocol.

Homeland Security Insider

THE arrest of 24 British suspects in the plot to blowup commercial airlines using liquid explosives made chaos of air travel and raised concerns about airport security worldwide.

Enhancing a Legacy

THERE are consistently fantastic capabilities of IP surveillance systems being installed in new facilities. Security managers at older facilities may listen with envy about the labor-saving features of new systems and the enhanced reliability they offer.

Profiling Your Best Behavior

WEB-borne threats are among the most serious security risks facing corporations today. An alarming trend shows that malware and browser-based attacks are increasing in frequency.

Seeing in the Dark

THE desire to see in complete darkness or through smoke or fog has driven the development and adoption of thermal imaging technology.

Providing a Chain's Links

BILLIONS of goods flow through worldwide ports, but can the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) protect international maritime trade?

Taking a Load Off

TO those responsible for security in this information age, the complexity of providing proper protection of people and property has never been greater. As security vendors evolve to meet the challenge, HSM Electronic Protection Services Inc. has a greater focus on ensuring that clients get the most out of their investments in electronic security solutions.

The New World of Monitoring

IP connectivity is an over-arching development that promises to impact many issues that video monitoring users and their vendors face. Software serves as the glue in the developing world of IP connectivity for the security industry.

The VoIP Freight Train

IP will have a profound and long-lasting effect on the security alarm industry. Although IP architecture has been around for 30-plus years and is the backbone of Internet communications, the use of IP for voice, or VoIP, is a relatively new service offering for traditional telephone carriers.


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  • Security Entrances Move to Center Stage

    Most organizations want to show a friendly face to the public. In today’s world, however, the need to keep people safe and secure has become a prime directive when designing and building facilities of all kinds. Fortunately, there is no need to construct a fortress-like entry that provides that high level of security. Today’s secured entry solutions make it possible to create a welcoming, attractive look and feel at the entry without compromising security. It is for this reason that security entrances have moved to the mainstream. Read Now

New Products

  • Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation.

    Connect ONE®

    Connect ONE’s powerful cloud-hosted management platform provides the means to tailor lockdowns and emergency mass notifications throughout a facility – while simultaneously alerting occupants to hazards or next steps, like evacuation. 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3