Networking Security


Managing the Risks - BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

Managing the Risks

The impact of flexibility when working through BYOD on businesses, where an employee is able to access the corporate network anywhere, anytime, has brought many benefits—increased productivity, less wasted time on travel and saving on overhead.

Giving Your Surveillance Network a Workout

With so many applications riding on today’s networks, bandwidth consumption on Wide Area Network (WAN) connections, particularly over the Internet, creates real challenges for network professionals on a budget.

On a Clear Path

Today, there are countless manufacturers that claim to have a clear migration path toward an open architecture platform; however, there is simply no clear path that applies to all applications.

BadUSB is Haunting Cyber Space

The ABC’s of Cyber Security

It’s time to stop lecturing about cyber security and transform it into a topic of conversation, a give-and-take discussion, so that an effective battle against cyber malice can wage, and hopefully, win out over cyber criminals. Our perceptions must change; we must take the time to make safety and security into habits when it comes to the cyber world.

BadUSB is Haunting Cyber Space

BadUSB is Haunting Cyber Space

Thumb drives could become the carriers for the next digital epidemic! There’s not only risk in the data that they store but also in the core of how USBs work. Security Today and Bob Ehlers from RGB Spectrum will be discussing the details about BadUSB. Dubbed by some media sources as “a critical security flaw that can turn USB drives into cyber threats,” BadUSB is giving hackers access to what they want most…our computers!

New Clear Series 2 HDMI Packaging Blends Retail Beauty with Custom AV Functionality

Ice Cable Systems new smart packaging makes great first impression while benefiting the installation process.

Yahoo Claims a Server Attack was not the Shellshock Bug

Yahoo Claims a Server Attack was not the Shellshock Bug

Yahoo officials made a statement regarding a bug that was discovered by hackers looking to exploit the system.

Fluidmesh Solutions Make a Splash at Magic Waters Waterpark

The objective: to create an additional network throughout the park as a back up to aging fiber network.



HealthCare.gov Faces Security Breach Scare

HealthCare.gov Faces Security Breach Scare

A test version of the government’s health insurance site was hacked.

The ABCs of PoE

With the introduction of IP cameras, system integrators have experienced big improvements in the quality and performance of video systems that can be offered to their customers.

Where Current SMS Authentication Fails, the Next Generation Succeeds

Jane and Jake work for the same company. This week they’re on one of those dreaded road trips—three cities in four days—and are, as we all are, completely dependent on their tools of choice while on the move.

IT Security Compliance for Cloud Service Providers

Compliance with increasingly stringent regulations for organizations providing outsourced IT services, particularly in regards to data protection, is becoming more difficult.

Taking Charge Organizations must stop relying on their Internet service providers to protect them from attacks and take matters into their own hands

Taking Charge

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are some of the oldest Internet threats and continue to be the top risk to networks around the world.

A Brave New World Power protection is significant in the networking and IP camera space

A Brave New World

While businesses will spend thousands of dollars on cameras and recording systems, alarms, intrusion detection, emergency communication and theft prevention, many overlook the need for systems’ power protection.

A How-To Guide on Building a Federal Information Security Team

A How-To Guide on Building a Federal Information Security Team

Here is a list to help develop an all-star team of employees that will protect your information.

Should You Expect Your Security Software to Predict The Future?

Should You Expect Your Security Software to Predict The Future?

6 steps on predicting the future of your network's security: process, enhance, cross-correlate, baseline and analyze information.

Adding a Razberi to the Mix

Adding a Razberi to the Mix

Throughout Mexico, residents trust Presta Prenda de Banco Azteca for short-term, secured loans on jewelry, electronics and other valuables. Much like the pawn shop business model in the United States, Presta Prenda customers obtain immediate cash with various repayment options.

Media Conversion

Media Conversion

When a successful European toy manufacturer outgrew its facilities, it built a new, three-facility campus that included an office along with manufacturing and warehouse space.

Critical to Healthcare Security

Critical to Healthcare Security

Ensuring the safety and security of patients and employees is critical to healthcare organizations of any size. For larger facilities, the task can seem monumental, leading many in the industry to turn to IP network surveillance technology to help take control of the process.

Building the Intelligent Edge

Building the Intelligent Edge

Philosophical and physical shifts in intelligence and management at the edge are remaking corporate networks.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    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

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 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

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com 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