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.


  • 12 Commercial Crime Sites to Do Your Research

    12 Commercial Crime Sites to Do Your Research

    Understanding crime statistics in your industry and area is crucial for making important decisions about your security budget. With so much information out there, how can you know which statistics to trust? Read Now

  • Boosting Safety and Efficiency

    Boosting Safety and Efficiency

    In alignment with the state of Mississippi’s mission of “Empowering Mississippi citizens to stay connected and engaged with their government,” Salient's CompleteView VMS is being installed throughout more than 150 state boards, commissions and agencies in order to ensure safety for thousands of constituents who access state services daily. Read Now

  • Live From GSX: Post-Show Review

    Live From GSX: Post-Show Review

    This year’s Live From GSX program was a rousing success! Again, we’d like to thank our partners, and IPVideo, for working with us and letting us broadcast their solutions to the industry. You can follow our Live From GSX 2023 page to keep up with post-show developments and announcements. And if you’re interested in working with us in 2024, please don’t hesitate to ask about our Live From programs for ISC West in March or next year’s GSX. Read Now

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  • People Say the Funniest Things

    People Say the Funniest Things

    By all accounts, GSX version 2023 was completely successful. Apparently, there were plenty of mix-ups with the airlines and getting aircraft from the East Coast into Big D. I am all ears when I am in a gathering of people. You never know when a nugget of information might flip out. Read Now

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New Products

  • ResponderLink


    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • 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

  • 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