Venue & Event Security


Expect Tight Security at Super Bowl City This Year

Expect Tight Security at Super Bowl City This Year

Make sure you get to Super Bowl City with plenty of time to get through security when it opens up on Jan. 30.

New York City Parks to get Boost in Security

New York City Parks to get Boost in Security

NYC parks are to receive $5.3 million boost in funding to beef up security.

Super Bowl Security: The Alleged “Plot” Against the Game

Super Bowl Security: The Alleged “Plot” Against the Game

Federal officials mull whether attack on fiber optic systems are connected to a plot against the Super Bowl.

Security Strengthened for College Football Championship Game

Security Strengthened for College Football Championship Game

Officials in Arizona are predicting more security for the College Football Playoff game than for the Super Bowl.

Know before you go: NYE Times Square Security

Know before you go: NYE Times Square Security

In the midst of the terror events happening around the world, it isn’t a bad idea to have a plan when celebrating NYE in Times Square.

Theme Parks Install Metal Detectors to Protect from Soft Target Attack

Theme Parks Install Metal Detectors to Protect from Soft Target Attack

Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal have announced that they are adding additional security precautions.

Baltimore Police React to Mistrial in Freddie Gray’s Case

Baltimore Police React to Mistrial in Freddie Gray's Case

Law enforcement ready themselves for any fallout after a judge ruled the case against Officer Porter a mistrial.



The NFL tightened security at all of its stadiums Nov.15, 2015, following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

NFL Tightens Security at Stadiums

"Following the events in Paris on Friday, we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, which have informed us that there are no known threats against NFL stadiums," the league said in a statement about the heightened security measures Nov. 15.

Breeder’s Cup Aims for Cocoon of Safety

Breeder's Cup Aims for Cocoon of Safety

Security was increased for 2015 Zombicon

Security was increased for 2015 Zombicon

One person was killed while others were sent to the hospital after a shooting during the event in Fort Meyers, Florida.

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope’s Visit

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope's Visit

The MP5000 portable crash barriers were used during Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S.

U2 Concert Rescheduled Due to Security Risk

U2 Concert Rescheduled Due to Security Risk

The band rescheduled a show in Stockholm after authorities evacuated the venue due to a security breach.

Security Zones and Fences to be prepped for Pope’s Philadelphia Visit

Security Zones and Fences to be prepped for Pope's Philadelphia Visit

The mayor addressed school closures, taxi services and much more.

A Key Role

A Key Role

The city of Calgary in southern Alberta, Canada has achieved international acclaim with its annual Calgary Stampede and its legacy of world-class sporting facilities and events.

Wrightstyle and an Aluminum Anniversary

Wrightstyle and an Aluminum Anniversary

Tim Kempster, Wrightstyle’s MD, takes a look at bomb blast safety.

Security Heightened for Bastille Day in France

Security Heightened for Bastille Day in France

Anti-terror forces marching in parade as example to extremists.

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Tips to help you, your family and friends stay safe and alert while enjoying firework displays.

Not All Drone Detectors are Created Equally

Not All Drone Detectors are Created Equally

On a recent Monday morning, about 1 million spectators and 30,000 runners participated in the Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing tragedy that impacted so many people’s lives.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Enhanced Situation Awareness

    Did someone break into the building? Maybe it is just an employee pulling an all-nighter. Or is it an actual perpetrator? Audio analytics, available in many AI-enabled cameras, can add context to what operators see on the screen, helping them validate assumptions. If a glass-break detection alert is received moments before seeing a person on camera, the added situational awareness makes the event more actionable. Read Now

  • Transformative Advances

    Over the past decade, machine learning has enabled transformative advances in physical security technology. We have seen some amazing progress in using machine learning algorithms to train computers to assess and improve computational processes. Although such tools are helpful for security and operations, machines are still far from being capable of thinking or acting like humans. They do, however, offer unique opportunities for teams to enhance security and productivity. Read Now

  • Computers Beginning to Come Back Online After CrowdStrike Caused Crash Friday

    Computers around the world are beginning to come back online after a defective update to Windows machines from cybersecurity provider CrowdStrike Friday affected almost 9 million machines. Read Now

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

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3