- Border Checkpoints Go High Tech
- Changing the Landscape
- Perimeter Benefits
- Bring On the Power
- A City-wide Approach to Security
- Intelligence on the Edge
Wireless intrusion makes a big splash in commercial applications
By Neil Evans
Wireless intrusion solutions have been perceived as complicated systems with time-consuming installs, and the possibility for strong interference and constant on-site maintenance. However, as technology continues to advance, it has changed the landscape of wireless intrusion and opened the door for commercial applications—making wireless intrusion not only a viable option, but an ideal solution.
Understanding that PoE impacts network design
By Steven Olen
When selecting a PoE switch for an IP surveillance network, system integrators should be aware that not all switches are created equal. PoE switch manufacturers offer a variety of different features that can impact functionality and pricing.
Do you have an App for that?
By Tom Cook
In video surveillance, the concept of centralized intelligent systems and intelligence on the edge is an on-going conversation, as both solutions have pros and cons depending on specific user needs and applications.
Science fiction is quickly becoming science fact
By John Merlino
Imagine this: You’re looking around the room and people are getting retinal scans. Others are presenting RFID cards. Some are undergoing fingerprint imaging. Did you accidentally walk onto the set of some futuristic blockbuster movie? Guess again.
The world of physical security has changed in response to the pervasive threat of terrorism around the globe.
By Greg Hamm
Most everyone is aware that crash-rated, anti-terrorist vehicle access control barriers, barricades, bollards and gates are standard security tools at government facilities, from embassies to courthouses and capitols to a host of other locales.
San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency unifies security in new command center
By Rob Hile
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) was in need of a solution to maximize the use of their CCTV cameras deployed in the transit system, including the buses, trains and subways.
Logistics company takes advantage of information management solutions
By Courtney Dillon Pedersen
The logistics company wanted a single solution to provide high-resolution video images as well as the ability to monitor, verify and restrict access to the facility in order to better manage employee time and attendance while also reducing theft and misplacement of inventory.
Key management systems developed to store, track sensitive keys
By Ralph C. Jensen
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of selfhelp sales books on the market offering advice for everyone from the beginner through to the seasoned sales veteran. A primary concept behind all of them is how best to get a foot in the door in order to pitch your product and show how this product will help solve the customer’s problem.
By Ralph C. Jensen
It was recently revealed that Congress, as a whole, has an approval rating of about 12 percent.
Making sure your customers are able to secure contactless card-based systems
By Scott Lindley
Just watching the news each night is reason enough to explain why security professionals worry about the security of their access control systems. If the card system is hacked, there can be major problems.
The connected home is here to stay
By Ginger Hill
Our homes are becoming living, breathing, speaking organisms a buzz with device-controlled door locks, thermostats, shades, video cameras, garage doors, etc.
Manufacturer provides more successful training experiences
By Zac Ellet
After more than 10 years of offering technical training on our physical security entrance products to integrators, installers, and distributors, we’ve refined our approach to a fully developed program that offers a mix of online webinar training, onsite training and in-house factory training.
By Ralph C. Jensen
Jumping into the security industry was a calculated and well-planned venture for Quantum Secure. In fact, company president and CEO, Ajay Jain, walked a few tradeshows and talked to potential customers before making the leap.
By Charlie Howell
A phrase I continually use is the “lifecycle management of security systems.” Every system, whether integrated or not, will need maintenance at some point throughout its life.
Successful companies look for full-time, year round staff
By Robert Ogle
There’s no question about the importance of skilled salespeople to any successful security dealer. Without a rep that can get in the door or establish a rapport with a potential customer over the phone, there are no sales.