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South Carolina Medical Facility Deploys Morse Watchmans Technology

Palmetto Health Richland medical facility in Columbia, S.C. is known for high quality medical care and an expert clinical staff. The facility’s intelligent design and practices include a sophisticated access control system using the Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control and management solution.

Digifort Video Management System Latest to be Intransa Certified

Intransa recently announced that Digifort’s Video Management System has been pretested and SELECT certified for use with Intransa’s optimized physical security server and storage infrastructure platforms.

SMARTTRAC Introduces New Contactless ISO Card

SMARTRAC N.V., a developer, manufacturer and supplier of RFID transponders and inlays, announced that the company has enlarged its well-established product portfolio of white contactless ISO cards.

Barix Compact Master Paging Station Makes U.S. Debut at ISC West

Barix AG will unveil its Annuncicom PS1 Paging Station to the security industry at ISC West. The compact, elegant device gives commercial businesses, office buildings, educational institutions, medical facilities and others a simple, fully-integrated hardware solution for paging and intercom over IP.

IndigoVision Makes Three Announcements at ISC West

IndigoVision, manufacturer and supplier of end-to-end IP video surveillance systems, will make three announcements at ISC West.

Researchers Develop Smartphone App To Protect Consumers

Carnegie Mellon University CyLab researchers have developed a new smartphone app that leverages the growing proliferation of these devices to establish a secure basis for Internet communications.

Chemical Industry Calls For Improved Implementation of Chemical Security Program

“Congress and the Administration have an opportunity to build on the chemical industry’s initiatives to enhance security by improving implementation of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).”

Monitronics Employee Honored with Mission 500 Humanitarian Award

Mission 500, a charitable organization engaging security professionals to sponsor needy children, has recognized Monitronics Central Station Director Mary Jensby with its 2012 Humanitarian and Corporate Social Responsibility award. The award is designed to honor companies and individuals in the security industry who make important contributions to those in need.



Survey: Small Businesses Ignore Risks of Data Protection on Mobile Devices

Mozy recently released the surprising results of a data protection survey. The survey, produced by Mozy and independent market research firm Compass Partners, LLC, found that an increasing number of professionals (80 percent) work remotely and rely on personal devices such as smartphones (63 percent), iPads (30 percent) and laptops (80 percent) to access company data.

Student Uses Graphene Foam to Detect Subtle Traces of Hazardous Gases Explosives

Fazel Yavari has developed a new sensor to detect extremely small quantities of hazardous gases. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute doctoral student harnessed the power of the world’s thinnest material, graphene, to create a device that is durable, inexpensive to make, and incredibly sensitive.

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