Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - June 2017

June 2017

  • Team Work
  • Data Secure
  • Building in Security
  • Protecting the Puppets
  • The Right Combination


Features

Security Strategy

Security Strategy

Are you thinking omni-channel or “omni-chance”? Here are 3 areas for your security team to review

By John Carter

While many security teams at retailers are concerned about the potential for a big data breach, everyday security threats, like social engineering and shoplifting, are heightened in a world of omni-channel retail.


Filling the Gap

Filling the Gap

Communications issue resolved at Shawnee Mission Medical Center

By Greg Smith

When seconds count in an emergency, such as an active shooter or severe weather, gaps in communication can cost lives. Many schools, businesses and healthcare facilities face the challenge of ensuring comprehensive coverage with their existing emergency mass communication systems.


The Right Combination

The Right Combination

North Central Washington airport seeks performance in security upgrade

By Michael Hardy

With a pending network overhaul and the fast-approaching emergency exercise, Pangborn Memorial Airport was driven to action.


Secure the Perimeters

Secure the Perimeters

By Ralph C. Jensen

The National Park Service has an extensive security protocol for its numerous locations nationwide, though they do stress an extensive layered approach.


Building in Security

Building in Security

Innovative technology comes to the rescue in Orange County

By Ralph C. Jensen

A family-oriented municipality with a thriving business environment, the city of Cypress is home to 48,000 residents in North Orange County, Calif.


Team Work

YMCA on the receiving end of security system

By Kim Rahfaldt

Sometimes you need to be in the right place at the right time. Sometimes, it’s who you know. For Karrie Gabbard, executive director of the East Butler County Family YMCA in Hamilton, Ohio, it was both.


Data Secure

Keep IoT devices and data safe from threats

By Christopher Camejo

The risk posed by hackers to the Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic and there have already been some serious real-world attacks.


Protecting the Puppets

Atlanta’s beloved center for puppetry arts undergoes upgrade to electronic locks

By Dawn Nye

The Center for Puppetry Arts commissioned Atlanta’s Operational Security Systems (OSS) to provide security including access control for both phases of the construction project. The challenge included many key components.


The Best Defense

Electric security fencing may be the best offense

By Kathleen Hannon


Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier

Surveillance systems works as agency staff always on watch

By Dwight Dumpert

Port Angeles, located on the U.S.-Canada border, is host to a thriving maritime port and a significant customs entry point into the United States.


Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

Video management platform effectively achieves duel security and plant operations objectives

By Brent Dirks

Many industries have successfully implemented video surveillance and management systems in their manufacturing facilities as a way to reduce the risk of theft or vandalism.


Departments

Raising the Bar

Industry Vertical

Raising the Bar

Security equipment helps limited staff keep watch over entrances, parking and more

By Larry Chay

The Beer Cellar, located in Glen Ellyn Park, Ill., recently transitioned to a new storefront that not only provided expanded business opportunity but also required added safety and security measures in a busy and highly functional space.


Industry Focus

Random Campus Tragedies are Painful

By Ralph C. Jensen

An active shooter on campus has no rhyme or reason. When something stupid like this happens, everyone’s first question is: Why? Followed by: What was the motive?


Not a Catch-all

Industry Professional

Not a Catch-all

Businesses are relying on biometrics for additional login processes

By Alisdair Faulkner

When used effectively, biometrics can contribute to safer cybersecurity practices.


Webinars

New Products

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • 4K Video Decoder

    3xLOGIC’s VH-DECODER-4K is perfect for use in organizations of all sizes in diverse vertical sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, education and commercial premises. 3