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.
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.
- By Ksenia Coffman
- Mar 01, 2011
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.
- By Jacqueline Grimm
- Mar 01, 2011
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.
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, 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
X Alarm Security Solutions Inc. recently announced the company will help the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) with additional resources in its fight to improve alarm management practices across the country and enact fair and balanced ordinances.
The two companies have to extended Lunarline's enterprise compliance manager to meet federal guidelines for "near real time" monitoring and new FISMA reporting guidelines outlined in OMB Memorandum M-10-15.
The certification makes VideoIQ a member of the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program, which validates software interfaces to OnGuard, Lenel's flagship product, demonstrating to the market that program companies have developed standard, supportable interfaces that properly expand capabilities for OnGuard customers.
The Wolfhound-PRO is the third in a line of BVS' award-winning cell phone detection products and the most sensitive.
Honeywell has announced new mobile remote access capability to its popular HRDP H 264 DVR. The new Remote-View app allows users to view live video on their Apple iPhones from CCTV surveillance systems that use Honeywell’s HRDP H.264 DVR.
The acquisition expands the company's energy management and smart grid portfolio.
Users can see a live video feed to ensure that the person using the access card is the person with access permission.
Using a DVR and a mobile app, the owner powered up his phone and saw bartenders giving away free drinks.
Security information and event management solutions now can report over unidirectional gateways and collect logs and events.