Venue & Event Security


HID Global To Showcase Advanced eID Solutions at AAMVA

HID Global, a provider of solutions for the delivery of secure identity, will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of secure government identification technologies and issuance systems at the American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration International Conference and Exhibition in Charlotte, North Carolina, August 20 - 22.

The ABCs of Key Control

In developing a comprehensive physical security strategy, it’s important to include a key control plan as part of the overall security package. Key management systems can reinforce access control policies that are already in place and can also help to reduce the costs that are associated with lost keys or unmanaged access. It’s also important to know that it is never too late -- or too early -- to implement a key control and management plan as part of an overall physical security strategy. And if you’re not sure about how to proceed, the following three questions may provide the answers for you.

Bosch Helps London Stay Safe and Sound This Summer

Bosch Security Systems is helping to ensure London stays safe and sound this summer as hundreds of thousands of additional people visit the city.

Community Revitalizes Sound in Revamped Pennsylvania Convention Center

The recently completed expansion of the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) in downtown Philadelphia is, to date, the largest public works project in Pennsylvania history.

Modulo to Present Solutions for Cybersecurity and Risk Management at Olympics

Modulo, a provider of IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, will present the industry’s first solution for cybersecurity and operational risk management of major events during the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Northeast Security Convention Returns to its Roots: ISC East

After consulting with ISC attendees, exhibitors, supporters, and Associations to determine what is working and what needs improvement, the consensus was to have the Northeast's largest annual gathering of security professionals go back to its roots.

Security Industry Saves Lives One Child at a Time

Mission 500, a campaign that partnerts with the security industry to help children in crisis, has created a new theme song called "One Child at a Time."

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.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

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    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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