Security Today Magazine

  • Contraband in Our Prisons

    Contraband in Our Prisons

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics quote that more than 106,000 persons in the United States died from drug involved overdoses in 2021. Read Now

  • Active Shooter: Rethinking the School Building

    Making the Cloud an Easy Transition from On-Prem

    In this installment, Ralph C. Jensen, publisher of Security Today magazine, talks with Eric Kedrosky, chief information security officer at Sonrai Security. Discussion centers on what makes the cloud difficult, how the scale and speed at which the cloud operates, impacts security practices, and common mistakes organization might make when moving from on-prem to the cloud. They also discuss what organizations can do right away to minimize further impact from a breach. Overall, education and training are a must for an organization to successfully navigate to the cloud.

  • The Best Line of Defense

    The Best Line of Defense

    Of the many challenges plaguing the security industry today, stricter compliance regulations are a top concern for many administrators. A main reason for this is because the longer data must be retained, the longer the window of opportunity for a cyberattack grows. Read Now

  • PIAM 2.0

    PIAM 2.0

    Security professionals understand that the fundamental objective of both physical and logical access control is to safeguard people, property, assets and things by preventing unauthorized entry. However, digital transformation is changing everything. Read Now

  • A Focus on Body-worn Cameras

    A Focus on Body-worn Cameras

    The use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by law enforcement officers has gained significant attention and popularity. These small cameras, usually attached to an officer's uniform or equipment, record audio and video footage of interactions with the public. Read Now

  • Getting More from Your Data

    Getting More from Your Data

    Security organizations are sitting on a goldmine of data collected by cameras, VMS, access control systems (ACS), automated license plate recognition (ALPR), intrusion systems and other connected devices. Read Now

  • Banking on the Cloud

    Banking on the Cloud

    Walk the GSX or ISC West show floor and you will see ample evidence that cloud has arrived. Cloud (and cloud-like) video surveillance providers are entering the market and exhibiting at trade shows. Read Now

  • Streamlining an Empire

    Streamlining an Empire

    EmpireCLS, a world leader in chauffeured transportation services for nearly 40 years, pledges to "provide exceptional chauffeured hospitality every day, which reflects their core values of personalized service, safety, security, innovation and dedication," according to their website. Read Now

  • The Evolution of Scene Intelligence

    The Evolution of Scene Intelligence

    Remember the early days of video analytics? All the alerts triggered by a passing shadow? Or leaves quivering in the breeze? Even a car with bright headlights driving by? Read Now


New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • XS4 Original+

    XS4 Original+

    The SALTO XS4 Original+ design is based on the same proven housing and mechanical mechanisms of the XS4 Original. The XS4 Original+, however, is embedded with SALTO’s BLUEnet real-time functionality and SVN-Flex capability that enables SALTO stand-alone smart XS4 Original+ locks to update user credentials directly at the door. Compatible with the array of SALTO platform solutions including SALTO Space data-on-card, SALTO KS Keys as a Service cloud-based access solution, and SALTO’s JustIn Mobile technology for digital keys. The XS4 Original+ also includes RFID Mifare DESFire, Bluetooth LE and NFC technology functionality. 3

  • ComNet CNGE6FX2TX4PoE

    The ComNet cost-efficient CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is a six-port switch that offers four Gbps TX ports that support the IEEE802.3at standard and provide up to 30 watts of PoE to PDs. It also has a dedicated FX/TX combination port as well as a single FX SFP to act as an additional port or an uplink port, giving the user additional options in managing network traffic. The CNGE6FX2TX4PoE is designed for use in unconditioned environments and typically used in perimeter surveillance. 3