Venue & Event Security


ASIS International Receives ANSI Approval for Private Security Service Provider Standard

Developed by a Technical Committee comprised of more than 200 members from 24 countries, this standard establishes a mechanism for Private Security Companies and their clients to provide demonstrable commitment, conformance, and accountability to the principles outlined in the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) for Private Security Service Providers.

Boston Red Sox Spring Training Home Uses Community Loudspeakers

For sunbirds and residents of Arizona, Florida and other warm-weather environs, baseball's spring training is a special treat. It's a time to catch an intimate pre-season game and view a team's favorite and newest players, in a casual, up-close and personal environment.

Denver Transportation District Expanding Video Security

NICE recently announced that the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), the public transit system for greater metro Denver, is expanding its implementation of NICE video security solutions to the West Rail Line, Union Station and the Denver Civic Center.

TSA Selects MorphoTrust USA For Universal Enrollment Service

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected MorphoTrust USA as the prime contractor for its new Universal Enrollment Service (UES), which will transition multiple programs into a consolidated service with convenient locations for individuals requiring enrollment and registration for programs serviced by TSA.

Alabama Zoo Uses MOBOTIX Surveillance Technology

MOBOTIX, a provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced the Birmingham Zoo has deployed MOBOTIX high-resolution cameras throughout its facility, including high-traffic areas and point-of-sale locations.

"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro Uses Interlogix Technology to Secure Facilities

When "Buddy" Valastro, owner of the famous Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, N.J. and star of several popular television reality shows, looked to expand his business from a small storefront to a new 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse, part of his challenge was to secure the facility

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.

USFA Releases Civilian Fire Fatalities in Residential Buildings Report

Ninety-two percent of all civilian fatalities in residential building fires involve thermal burns and smoke inhalation.



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.

Power Hungry

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.

A Series All Its Own

A Series All Its Own

At a time when terrorism and random violence against ordinary citizens are global concerns, the Little League World Series poses numerous and complex security challenges for several reasons.

Michigan Man Arrested for Illegally Streaming Live Sporting Events Over the Internet

Yonjo Quiroa, 28, of Comstock Park, Mich., was arrested Wed., Feb. 1, charged with criminal copyright infringement related to a website operation that illegally streamed live sporting event telecasts and pay-per-view events via Internet.

Stolen Art from French Museum in 1981 is Recovered

An art piece stolen from a French museum more than 30 years ago is finally on its way home to France.

Adelante Healthcare Standardizes on Brivo for Access Control Management

One Arizona-based non-profit will soon be equipped with Brivo access control management systems within its facilities.

Bosch Supplies Security Technology for Sport Stadiums in South America

Bosch Security Systems recently demonstrated necessary security precautions to host trouble-free sports competitions at two major South American arenas.

Mass Evacuation Plans Need to Incorporate Family, Household Dynamics

A recent study sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that most respondents felt the evacuation of New Orleans residents to the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina was a “failure” and this opinion has shaped their willingness to accept shelter if offered in an emergency evacuation

German Stadium Reduces Security Threats with Avigilon High-Definition Surveillance System

SGL Arena in Augsburg, Germany—a 30,660 seat stadium that is home to the FC Augsburg football club—has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to ensure spectator safety, confirm regulatory compliance, and reduce liability costs. Vulnerable to the threat of football-related violence and disorderly conduct, the SGL Arena has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system as a strategic component of its security plan.

World Class Security

World Class Security

Dallas, Texas, considers itself a world-class city. Whatever the qualifications, the arts district in the city is certainly world class, and, therefore, the security must also meet high-caliber specifications.

Aviation Soars with Security

Aviation Soars With Security

This year’s EAA AirVenture 2011 in July drew close to 550,000 visitors during the seven-day event—members, fans and spectators who came to see daily aviation shows, aerobatics and pyrotechnics, as well as the opening day Fly-In Theater.

Norwegian Study Finds Opening Bars Longer Increases Violence

Small changes in pub and bar closing hours seem to affect the number of violent incidents.

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 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

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3