Money Wireless locking opens the door to access control in areas unreachable with a wired system
By Sean Leonard
Most security professionals know that wireless systems remove the expense of running wire to all access points, a project that takes too much time and wreaks havoc throughout the facility while the job is being done.
Seven essentials for enterprise security success
By Philip Lieberman
In a year in which some of the biggest names in both physical and logical security have been named and shamed for security lapses and subsequent breaches, reality is bearing down hard on the IT executive.
Remote video-guarding can actually improve overall security
By Mahesh Saptharishi, Ph.D.
It’s well-documented that effectively monitoring security cameras is difficult. Human operators routinely suffer from fatigue and lack of focus, even after short periods of time, which results in missed events.
High-end video keeps watch
By Del V. Salvi
When a golf cart went missing at CordeValle, a 44-room Rosewood golf resort on 1,700 acres in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains about 25 miles south of San Jose, Calif., it was a wakeup call about the resort’s need to upgrade its aging video surveillance system.
British ports need flexibility and high definition
By Keith Marett
To help comply with industry regulations, boost security and improve operational efficiencies, Associated British Ports (ABP) needed a flexible HD surveillance system that could easily integrate with the port operator’s existing analog system.
Penumbrous forces wait to feed on your calamity
By Ronnie Rittenberry
In this autumnal month of witchery, trickery, and general tom-ghoulery, there comes a Halloween-worthy tale disturbing enough to haunt the mind of any business owner or information technology professional.
Changing your business model is not the same as changing your shirt
By John Szczygiel
Everywhere, we are seeing articles, blogs, advertising and conferences about growing recurring monthly revenue, or RMR. It seems that the security industry is obsessed with this concept. It’s a good obsession, provided that we keep in mind that building RMR is more about philosophy and execution than technology, and that we focus on a few key facts.
Five reasons to adopt this technology now
By Dan O’Malley
Organizations of all sizes are migrating from analog to IP-based physical access control solutions, drawn by increased security, increased operational efficiency and better availability.
By Dan Myslewski
Providing security in the government sector is not for the faint of heart or the uncommitted. The government sector requires expertise in high-level security applications, advanced compliance requirements and the challenge of securing funding.
High-tech helipads modernize emergency transport services in Travis County, Texas
By Christina Miralla
Helicopter emergency safety decisions are separate from medical decisions. Helicopter personnel need to be armed with the latest navigation tools to ensure safety for all onboard, especially when a matter of minutes can mean the difference between life and death.
By Stan Martin
Over the last decade, the alarm industry has spent millions of dollars and thousands of hours addressing the issue of preventing unnecessary police dispatches from alarm systems.
In lean times, system convergence can help businesses do more with less
By Warren Rosebraugh
With the number of IT devices used in businesses today growing rapidly, organizations are seeking solutions that not only reduce risk and secure property and staff, but also offer IT and security convergence for maximum protection of people and property across buildings systems.
Deployed cameras keep watch over a campus in the bustling area surrounding the nation’s capital
By Del V. Salvi
This need for better image quality led GMU directly to IP-based megapixel camera technology. The university evaluated several wellknown camera suppliers before deciding on Arecont Vision.
Finding the right monitoring partner for your business
By Megan Weadock
Building a successful dealer business is much like experimenting with a new recipe: Without the right ingredients, you’re setting yourself up for failure.
Alarm dealer expert shares keys to successfully obtaining capital
By Cindy Horbrook
Whether you’re a brand-new alarm dealer starting a company or an established dealer looking to expand through acquisitions, opportunities for financing abound.
By Doug Otto
As a result of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD- 12), smart cards are spreading rapidly through government agencies and many large organizations. The directive’s purpose is to ensure secure and reliable identification for every federal employee and government contractor.
Achieve compliance without a rip-and-replace investment
By David Adams
When the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12) was enacted in August 2004, government agencies embarked on the challenging task of complying with an evolving set of standards designed to ensure that all federal employees and contractors have secure and reliable forms of identification.