A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of employee owned smartphones and tablets used in the enterprise will more than double by 2014, reaching 350 million by 2017, compared to almost 150 million this year.
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.
- By Jeff Brown
- Aug 01, 2012
After recommending strategies for on-the-border video cameras and other security technologies, Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) and her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed H.R. 1299, known as the Secure Border Act.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Aug 01, 2012
Birmingham, Ala.-based Regions Financial Corporation, a full-service provider of banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance solutions in the United States, has turned staffing of its in-house central monitoring station over to Diebold.
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced the installation of new technology at the Peace and Queenston-Lewiston Bridges to help people cross the border faster.
BT communications services company has deployed the Cyber-Ark Privileged Identity Management Suite to monitor and secure its privileged accounts.
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.
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.
- By John T. Wiggins
- Jul 01, 2012
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.
- By Anthony Incorvati
- Jul 01, 2012
Milestone XProtectÂ® open platform IP video management software (VMS) has been implemented in more than 30 government judicial buildings in Costa Rica.
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.
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.
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.
- By Renae Leary
- Jun 01, 2012
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?
- By Stacy Deveraux
- Jun 01, 2012
Parkchester South Condominiums, located in Bronx, N.Y, is now using OnSSI Ocularis video and software security to keep its residents secure.
SENTRI, an advanced technology gunshot detection system, has cut gang violence in heavy crime areas in cities like Chicago and Richmond, Calif.
ASIS International (ASIS), an association dedicated to increasing security professionals' productivity, has released its latest ANSI standard, The Security Management Standard: Physical Asset Protection.
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.
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 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.