Incident Response


Dealing with Transit security issues in real time

What's Around The Bend

Transit authorities face security problems on an ongoing basis—everything from graffiti artists and pickpockets to precious metal theft and fuel siphoning. For years now, security experts have relied on camera installations for incident control, but too often surveillance video has been used more as a forensic tool to investigate the aftermath rather than as a practical tool to detect and possibly prevent incidents from happening.

High-quality sound systems can be implemented over a virtually limitless, multi-zone area

Audio Combines Communication And Security

Over the past two decades, many widely known incidents have occurred that have caused the loss of life. Emergency situations, ranging from the 9/11 attacks to fires to public stampedes at sports and religious gatherings, have caused various agencies to begin to analyze the weaknesses of all types of communications systems used in venues and transportation hubs worldwide.

An Added Dimension

An Added Dimension

Among security professionals, thermal cameras are gaining greater acceptance than ever before for their ability to detect faint heat signatures around the clock and in conditions that would blind typical video cameras.

Costa Rica's Judiciary Relies on Milestone Protection

Milestone XProtect® open platform IP video management software (VMS) has been implemented in more than 30 government judicial buildings in Costa Rica.

Specialty Steel Manufacturer Deploys IQinVision Cameras

Ellwood Group (EGI), producer of engineered, heavy metal sections for capital specialty equipment manufacturers, has deployed more than 250 IQeye HD megapixel cameras to monitor and improve manufacturing processes and meet security needs.

Monitronics Wins Two Awards at Annual American Business Awards

Monitronics International, an alarm monitoring company, won two Bronze Stevie Awards in the Marketing Campaign of the Year- Business Services category at the 10th Annual American Business Awards.

The Game Changer

What hasn’t already been said— numerous times—about the supposed imminent demise of the U.S. hardwire public switched telephone system and new fire alarm communications technologies?

One World, One Call

Many of today’s growth-oriented businesses aim to extend operations to other states and countries after solidifying success in existing markets, and this trend will only continue to accelerate.



Gunshot Detection System Slashes Gang Violence in Cities and Town

SENTRI, an advanced technology gunshot detection system, has cut gang violence in heavy crime areas in cities like Chicago and Richmond, Calif.

Parkchester South Condominiums Installs OnSSI Ocularis Video Software

Parkchester South Condominiums, located in Bronx, N.Y, is now using OnSSI Ocularis video and software security to keep its residents secure.

ASIS Receives ANSI Approval for Physical Asset Protection Standard

ASIS International (ASIS), an association dedicated to increasing security professionals' productivity, has released its latest ANSI standard, The Security Management Standard: Physical Asset Protection.

Louisiana Port Commission Installs BRS Labs' Advanced Video Analytics

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission, which works to improve Port Fourchon's security and emergency response preparedness, has implemented BRS Labs' advanced video analytics application to work with its existing video surveillance system.

ClubReady Partners With Brivo to Offer 24-Hour Access to Health Clubs

Brivo Systems, a provider of cloud applications for security management, has a developed a software integration for ClubReady's health club management services so its health club customers can access their facilities 24 hours a day.

Panasonic Introduces Wearable Video Camera System

Panasonic has unveiled its new WVTW310 Wearable Video Camera System, designed for law enforcement officers. The camera provides public safety agencies with a comprehensive system that captures and stores tamper-proof audio/video evidence.

Seattle Public Utilities Using CyberLock Security System

Seattle Public Utilities has implemented Cyberlock's electronic locks and programmable keys to track multiple personell and control access at its 12,500-acre land.

Country Maid Installs Brivo Cloud-Based Access Control Throughout Campus

Country Maid Inc., manufacturer of the Butter Braid braided pastry product line, has installed Brivo ACS WebService throughout its new production and administration complex in Iowa.

New York City Real Estate Firm Using EasyLobby Secure Visitation Management Software

Trinity Real Estate, a firm based in New York City, is using HID Global's EasyLobby Secure Visitor Management software to streamline how tenants can control visitor access at their firm's commercial real estate properties in Lower Manhattan.

Patriot Bank Installs Diebold Fire, Security Technology

Patriot Bank of Tulsa, Okla., has added new Diebold fire and security systems in an effort to protect their customers and employees.

Johnson Controls Expands Fire and Burglary Monitoring Services

Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee-based alarm-monitoring facility, is now using IP-based alarm transmissions instead of analog to monitor fire and burglary panels.

Smart Thermal Cameras

Achieving security awareness around perimeters and outdoor areas comes down to timely, credible and detailed alerts.

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    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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