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Are you ready for the next big thing?
By now, we’ve all heard some variation of this question and wondered what it really means for our work, our organizations and the security market in general.
Multi-vendor integration observes the highest standards
Merlin Entertainment needed a full-scale security solution for its new central-Florida triple-attraction complex: The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussaud’s Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando.
Why hi-definition and thermal network cameras are crucial for airport perimeter security
Since 9/11, airport and aviation security has generally been terminal centric with increased checkpoint screening for passengers and air cargo, increased protection of the flight deck with both physical security and air marshals to secure planes while in flight.
The electronic key is gaining wide acceptance in North America
Opening a door with anything other than a metal key was once unimaginable, but a growing number of openings are using an electronic key.
As we do more with our phones and increasingly demand anywhere/anytime on-line access, there is the opportunity to better protect these activities while creating a more satisfying, mobile-centric security experience at home, in the office, on the road and on-line.
Barnette climbs ladder of success as president of AMAG
As a kid, Matt Barnette got shuffled around the country as his father would relocate his family for career opportunities in the technology field.
Access system deployed to stop tailgating at university student life center
Entry solution providers must understand an end user organization’s “culture,” and must be able to communicate the best way for the organization to adapt to a new security entrance.
Today, I plan to take a look at international security, and frankly, I am not even getting close to the line of invalidity. Security is an international problem, and security has been about terrorism since 9/11.
Many opportunities have yet to be realized
The life safety industry, comprised primarily of burglary, fire and medical alert systems, has seen an accelerated evolution in monitoring service offerings over the past decade.
To keep the technology at the forefront of managed services, SDC has teamed up with CheckVideo, and deployed its Cloud VMS remote monitoring software platform.
Central stations respond to alarms, but false alarms are a problem
For years, the alarm industry has framed alarm verification around a simple and actionable response. When an alarm is triggered by an external factor, an agency is then responsible for responding to the incident.
How leadership and a laser focus on customer service created a 300 percent increase in valuation
When industry veteran Timothy J. Whall was first approached to take the helm of Protection 1 back in 2010, it was primarily a residential security company that was struggling with growth.
Changing times require dealers to reexamine business plan
The “free alarm system” has been around so long that many professionals can’t remember a time when it wasn’t the starting point for just about any company looking to hang a keypad in a customer’s home.
Campus Security & Life Safety
Centralized and secure record-keeping is key for Virginia colleges
A recent survey revealed 70 percent of campus threat teams are meeting once or twice a week to review current situations. With mounting job responsibilities, finding time to get together in person and discuss is difficult.
Four ways to improve your plan already in place
During a lockdown, first responders and authorities on the scene work to confirm and contain the threat, and then to neutralize it.
Universities, colleges face challenges when standardizing protocol
In what has become an increasingly volatile climate, colleges and universities are expected to anticipate the needs of their students, faculty and visitors, and are now designing campus environments to ensure safety and security for all.
Illinois school enlists help of audio analytics
Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.
Security is among the top concerns at colleges, universities
At Joliet Junior College, they have embraced the idea of technology-driven security to improve safety, response and resolution of issues across their campuses.
New access control system helps regain control
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, a 664-bed hospital, wanted to increase security and simplify its key system, starting with its new 14-story, 375-bed tower hospital building.
Legacy systems are nearing the end of their lifecycle
Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP Surveillance Technology, Access Control or Networking.