Networking Security


Cybersecurity Challenges

Cybersecurity Challenges

Healthcare institutions face a variety of cybersecurity challenges, and the threats continue to grow and evolve. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks because of the high value of healthcare data

A Browsing Challenge

A Browsing Challenge

Google Chrome is largely considered one of the most security-conscious browsers, but recent headlines revealed some of its weaknesses.

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Since every business is unique, it comes as no surprise that each has different security needs.

Automated Critical Security

Automated Critical Security

Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure.

A Good Endpoint

Most of the malicious or criminal activity targeting today’s enterprises involves the endpoint. Insecure endpoints are an expensive risk and difficult to address.

Going All Out

Going All Out

When we use the term “wireless” to look at access control technologies—or, truly, any security system—the reality is that we often use it as a catch-all term for the many technologies on the market that work in some way to wirelessly communicate with one another.

The Cost of Cybercrime

The Cost of Cybercrime

Cybercrime is a large and dangerous business and it impacts individuals, businesses and governments worldwide.

Locking the Cabinet

Locking the Cabinet

Providing independent consulting, best-inclass products, hosting solutions and financial services to more than 1,000 U.S.- and Canada-based companies, Forsythe is one of the largest independent IT integrators in North America.



Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Data storage is becoming a hot topic in the video surveillance industry and gaining more attention as retention periods continue to increase.

Know Your Enemy

Like it or not, every time you spend time on the keyboard, there may be someone watching your every keystroke. It wouldn’t hurt if you knew your enemy; and it certainly would be beneficial if you knew who was on your side.

Why Do Commonly Used Security Measures Fail

Why Do Commonly Used Security Measures Fail

Information security is defined as a reactive activity, as it involves managing risks that may have a serious effect on the organization if they occur.

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

Energy security, access to the electrical grid and police and fire safety are just a handful of the networked services that we take for granted and rely upon on a daily basis.

Shifting Focus

Organizations are changing how they look at security as users employ mobile devices for everything from opening doors to accessing information and services.

A Case of Security

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) experienced a record-breaking fiscal year in 2016. With the increase of business, and the addition of three more state-run stores, the state commission felt it was time to improve on security solutions. Enter Griffon Security Technologies.

Moving the Discussion Forward

Moving the Discussion Forward

Only a few years ago, the inevitable shift to all things Cloud was met with guarded optimism. But today, the shift is really happening.

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

No enterprise can eliminate 100% of its risk. Instead, the security objective must be to understand all risks and to effectively manage and mitigate them.

Getting A Hold On The Bandwith

More than a decade ago, it was all about analog cameras. My, how times have changed. By 2010, IP-based cameras were taking over the security duties, and doing a good job, but there were challenges.

Criminal Intent

Criminal Intent

As more of our lives move online, crime has unfortunately migrated to the internet at matching pace taking form in what’s now considered cybercrime.

Held Hostage

Ransomware attacks are becoming infamous. As I write now, the Petya attack is unfolding.

The Age Of Collaboration

The organizations of today have a wealth of technology at their fingertips, highlighting new features and advancements that are changing the way these entities do business, how people work and the interconnectivity between the two.

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Survey: Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

  • Mobile Applications Are Empowering Security Personnel

    From real-time surveillance and access control management to remote monitoring and communications, a new generation of mobile applications is empowering security personnel to protect people and places. Mobile applications for physical security systems are emerging as indispensable tools to enhance safety. They also offer many features that are reshaping how modern security professionals approach their work. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3