Venue & Event Security


Mission 500 Seeking 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Award and Humanitarian Award Nominations

Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, is seeking applicants for the 2012 “Mission 500 CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award” and “Humanitarian Awards."

Ethernet Direct to Donate Percentage of Profits to Twin Towers Orphan Fund

Five percent of all gross profit made in the month of September will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund.

Speeding Toward The Finish Line

Speeding Toward The Finish Line

The world of professional sports is exciting and constantly evolving. The sheer volume of events, athletes and fans, though, makes it seemingly impossible to secure the environment.

Security Products 2011 New Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

Bosch's Safe & Sound Tour Truck Wins 2011 Event Design Award

Featuring video surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire detection, critical communications and audio systems, the 53-feet long, double-expandable trailer features 1,000 square feet of product display space.

Security Week Set for Nov. 1-3 in New York

The week will feature three separate, interrelated events: Securing New Ground, Security 500 and ISC Solutions.

Community Loudspeakers Put Omaha's New Ballpark in Major League

With more than 700,000 feet of cabling and 120,000 watts of power, the sound system features more than 200 Community WET and R-Series weather-resistant loudspeakers.

Sony XI's Wide Area Monitoring on Watch Duty at the National Mall

The company’s HD, thermal and thermal panoramic cameras went into service for 4th of July celebrations and will remain in operation through the year-long test period.



Traditional and Logical Security Converge

When the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits opens in Orlando on Sept. 19, there will be some exciting additions for security practitioners to note.

Henley-Putnam Unveils Scholarship for ASIS Members

Henley-Putnam University, an institution specializing in strategic security and ASIS International, an organization for security professionals recently announced a strategic partnership. One of the steps in this partnership is a scholarship for ASIS members who pursue a degree in strategic security at Henley-Putnam University.

SIA Presents Three Key Awards

The Security Industry Association honored Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., Congresswoman Candice Miller, D-MI, and John Romanowich, President/CEO and founder of SightLogix, with industry awards.

Kodak Theatre, Home Of Academy Awards, Ramps Up Security With Brivo Technology

Brivo Systems recently announced that the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., has chosen Brivo Systems to substantially upgrade security at the famous venue. Tech Controls Inc., is the integrator for this continuing project.

IP Video Surveillance Protects High-Traffic Areas Around London Entertainment Venue

Avigilon recently announced that it has installed the Avigilon HD surveillance system to monitor traffic at Greenwich Peninsula, a new district in London surrounding the world-class music, sports and entertainment complex, The O2. The Avigilon HD surveillance system has also been installed at indigO2, a 2,350 capacity live music venue inside The O2.

An Olympic Feat

After the staggering success of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, you could argue that things have been changed forever.

The Game Plan

Since Sept. 11, 2001, the American sports industry has increased security at major sporting venues and at high-profile events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and Olympics. Stadiums provide a perfect target for mass casualties and catastrophic economic impact, and even university sports programs are taking the necessary steps to secure their stadiums and campuses against potential threats.

Australian Sports Venue Sees Results After Upgrading From Analog System

Avigilon recently announced that Canberra Stadium, an international sports venue in Australia’s capital city, has deployed the Avigilon High Definition surveillance system to monitor patrons, ensuring improved public safety and overall venue security.

Wi-Fi-Based Active RFID Technology Increasing Event Safety At California Venue

With a capacity of more than 62,000, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum hosts more than 100 events a year -- everything from professional baseball and football to the latest music concerts and family shows. With so many events at the venue, coliseum officials recently installed a Wi-Fi-based active RFID system from AeroScout and VenueSoft to help staff quickly deploy personnel, such as security, police, medical or facilities staff, if issues arise during events.

Panasonic Installs 2,000 Surveillance Cameras At Beijing Olympic Venues

Panasonic recently announced the company will install 2,000 surveillance camera systems at various venues of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games which begin on August 8.

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

Whitepapers

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