Networking Security


An Apple A Day

An Apple A Day

Apple’s refusal to unlock the San Bernardino terrorists’ smartphones has generated a heated debate in security, technology and legal circles nationwide.

Thinking Outside The Cloud

A series of Microsoft commercials beginning in 2010 brought the concept of “the cloud” into our cultural lexicon. The ensuing five-plus years have grown awareness and adoption of the concept behind that term, especially in the consumer arena.

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

A university in Tennessee is replacing old exterior doors and replacing them with door units centrally controlled by a locking system.

Protecting the Network - Improving physical security with operations’ team help

Protecting the Network

For many years, physical and network security existed as separate disciplines, each managed by an independent operations team on its own side of the house with little or no crossover between the two.

Boosting Security - Saratoga Springs’ businesses, residents and tourists are safer with secure VMS

Boosting Security

Every summer, the Saratoga Race Course brings thousands of visitors to the City of Saratoga Springs, NY. The revenue generated during the racing season boosts the city’s economy for the rest of the year.

The Security of Your Security System - More often than not, passwords are left as defaults

The Security of Your Security System

In the past two years several high profile data breaches, namely the Target data breach in 2014, have put greater focus on the data security of all network connected devices.

The New Standard

Have you ever stopped to notice that as video surveillance goes, so goes the security industry? Nowhere is that more evident than in the major shift from analog to IP technology.

Persistent Threats

A layered approach to network security is the most reliable way of ensuring peace of mind against Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) forms of cyberattacks because no modern company can afford the surefire method of protection



Define New Models - Now is an exciting time to be in the business of security integration. The quality of surveillance images are getting better in a variety of configurations ranging from megapixels to multisensor panoramic to thermal imaging cameras.

Define New Models

Now is an exciting time to be in the business of security integration. The quality of surveillance images are getting better in a variety of configurations ranging from megapixels to multisensor panoramic to thermal imaging cameras.

High Profile Events

Realizing the need for stronger surveillance in high-profile locations such as the marathon route, the city of Boston decided to increase civilian protection. The new security measures included doubling law enforcement personnel to about 3,500, the addition of bomb-sniffing dogs, and a SWAT team provided by the FBI.

The Quest for Smarter Power - Security Products magazine sat down with Larry Ye, president and CEO of LifeSafety Power Inc., to discuss how rapid transformation is occurring in the technology—and how RMR is now possible, providing value to both systems integrators and their end-user customers.

The Quest for Smarter Power

Security Products magazine sat down with Larry Ye, president and CEO of LifeSafety Power Inc., to discuss how rapid transformation is occurring in the technology—and how RMR is now possible, providing value to both systems integrators and their end-user customers.

Getting Involved - Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Getting Involved

Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Privacy Extortion - This privacy sensitivity occurred innocently in the physical world on a beautiful avenue. But, privacy sensitivity can be even more critical in the virtual world.

Privacy Extortion

This privacy sensitivity occurred innocently in the physical world on a beautiful avenue. But, privacy sensitivity can be even more critical in the virtual world.

New Strategies - As IT security professionals, we’re great at providing our clients with firewalls, encryption software and other technological safeguards against data breaches.

New Strategies

As IT security professionals, we’re great at providing our clients with firewalls, encryption software and other technological safeguards against data breaches. But, did you know that even your best-protected clients may face an even greater threat than poorly managed networks and systems?

Fluidmesh Networks Enables Willow Lane Business Park to Take Care of Business

When Willow Lane Business Park was required to upgrade their existing analogue video surveillance system, the Business Park chose the wireless solutions from Fluidmesh Networks to meet their needs.

Reducing opportunity for catastrophic compromised data

Securing Your Cloud

Cloud computing offers numerous benefits, such as powerful processing capabilities, improved access, higher availability and significant savings with on-demand hosting.

Many Healthcare Organizations have been Compromised by Cyberattacks

Eighty-one percent of health care executives say that their organizations have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or other cyber-attack during the past two years

Everyone Is At Risk

Technology is amazing stuff. However, some of the greatest threats that today’s businessman or woman faces is a cyberattack. Just count the number of breaches in the last couple of years; you know what I mean.

Access Control in the Midst of an IP Revolution

Given the prevalence of IP-enabled devices in video surveillance today, it is reasonable to surmise the adoption of network technology will follow a similar path in access control.

No Protection From Bad Data

No Protection From Bad Data

Walking the expo floor at the most recent RSA conference, it was hard to miss how many companies were talking about big data.

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    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

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    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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  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 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

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3