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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?

New SASE Certification Program

MEF, a global industry association of network, cloud, security and technology providers, and CyberRatings.org (CyberRatings), a research and security product testing organization, have partnered to launch a new Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Certification Program for MEF technology and service provider members worldwide.

The Next “Big Thing” in Physical Security

A new and exciting technology makes its debut every few years that stimulates a paradigm shift in how physical security systems are designed, implemented, and provide new sources of intelligence.



Nearly 16,000 Registrants from 95 Nations Participate in GSX 2023

Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2023 has concluded at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Presented by ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, the event offered discussion and idea exchanges for the global security community. Attendance exceeded projections, with nearly 16,000 registrants from 95 countries along with more than 470 exhibitors demonstrating the latest security solutions.

IDIS Video Tech Comes Out Top In Public Demonstration Of Cybersecurity Measures

IDIS video technology’s industry-beating reputation for robust cybersecurity was given a further boost last month in a series of ethical hacking attempts at the ESS+ International Security Trade Fair in Bogotá, Columbia, which attracted more than 15,000 visitors and 150 exhibitors.

Interface Systems Opens New Distribution Center in Dallas

Interface Systems, a leading managed service provider of business security, actionable insights, and purpose-built networks for multi-location businesses today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art distribution center in Dallas.

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.

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.

Smiths Detection Sells its 1000th leading 3D X-ray Scanner

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has achieved the 1,000th sale of its HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanner.

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.

Stand Your Ground

A part of Paradise resembles a war-torn landscape as fire has ravaged Maui, in particular Lahaina. The devastation brings stories of harrowing escape, individual fortitude and neighbor helping neighbor survive.

The Evolution of Scene Intelligence

The Evolution of Scene Intelligence

Remember the early days of video analytics? All the alerts triggered by a passing shadow? Or leaves quivering in the breeze? Even a car with bright headlights driving by?

The Best Line of Defense

The Best Line of Defense

Of the many challenges plaguing the security industry today, stricter compliance regulations are a top concern for many administrators. A main reason for this is because the longer data must be retained, the longer the window of opportunity for a cyberattack grows.

Navigating Patient Safety

At the core of any hospital's successful operation are its diligent staff members. These individuals, ranging from receptionists to nurses and doctors, work tirelessly to deliver the best possible care experience for their patients.

Staying Safe by Staying Ahead

Staying Safe by Staying Ahead

Security and safety in a fluid world of potential threats will always be a work in progress – an effort that requires our industry to be ever-vigilant, constantly leveling up and proactive in the development of even better solutions.

A Focus on Body-worn Cameras

A Focus on Body-worn Cameras

The use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by law enforcement officers has gained significant attention and popularity. These small cameras, usually attached to an officer's uniform or equipment, record audio and video footage of interactions with the public.

Contraband in Our Prisons

Contraband in Our Prisons

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics quote that more than 106,000 persons in the United States died from drug involved overdoses in 2021.

Making the Case for Cloud Security

Making the Case for Cloud Security

The cloud continues to be a major topic of discussion across the security and surveillance industry. Cloud adoption rates are continuing to increase as many customers move past earlier concerns about cloud security and reliability and begin to realize the significant benefits that come with the cloud: efficiency, scale, and cost savings.

PIAM 2.0

PIAM 2.0

Security professionals understand that the fundamental objective of both physical and logical access control is to safeguard people, property, assets and things by preventing unauthorized entry. However, digital transformation is changing everything.

Banking on the Cloud

Banking on the Cloud

Walk the GSX or ISC West show floor and you will see ample evidence that cloud has arrived. Cloud (and cloud-like) video surveillance providers are entering the market and exhibiting at trade shows.

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  • 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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  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 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

  • 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