Assaults between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. were the most common cause of death in 2009 among the estimated 1 million security guards nationwide. The most common cause of a non-fatal injury was a fall, however.
Except when an event such as the infamous 2003 blackout in the northeast takes place, the nation's electric grid isn't something most of us think much about. But maybe we should.
Every day, thousands of cargo containers from around the world pass through our nation’s sea ports carrying items we need, and possibly some that are not so welcome: drugs, explosives, chemical, biological, or radiological weapons -- even human cargo. The possible concealment of such items in containers led lawmakers to call for the screening of all ocean cargo containers -- thousands per port per day.
On a January evening in 2011, Egypt – with a population of 80 million, including 23 million Internet users – vanished from cyberspace after its government ordered an Internet blackout amidst anti-government protests that led to the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The following month, the Libyan government, also under siege, imposed an Internet “curfew” before completely cutting off access for almost four days.
March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that Christchurch International Airport Ltd. in New Zealand has standardized on the company’s IP video surveillance solution to support safety and security requirements across its operations.
SightLogix Inc., was recognized on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. The story, which aired on Friday, March 2, highlighted that 1,300 perimeter intrusions have occurred at US airports since September 11, 2001 and how airports are deploying technology to combat the potential for security breaches. ABC News discovered SightLogix while researching proven technologies for airport perimeters.
Mountain Secure Systems (MSS) announced recently that it will provide additional Summit Series wireless network radios to the City of Denver’s Public Works Traffic Operations.
mobiDEOS Inc. recently announced that Drs. May, Hettler & Associates, OD PC, one of the largest optometry practices in the United States, uses MobileCamViewer for surveillance of seven offices and 50 staff members.
Brivo Systems LLC recently announced that Central Community College, in central Nebraska, has standardized on Brivo ACS WebService for access control management of all their buildings located on their three main campuses. Protex Central, Inc., located in Hastings, Nebraska is the integrator for this on-going project.
HOB Inc. recently announced the debut of HOB Remote Desktop VPN, the company's secure remote access product. Available today, HOB RD VPN is a software-based solution designed to securely access centrally stored company data and applications using any device from anywhere and at any time.