Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - December 2017

December 2017

  • The Formula for Data Security
  • The Direction of VMS Technology
  • What's Trending for 2018
  • Moving the Discussion Forward
  • New Product of the Year Winners


Features

What’s Trending for 2018

What’s Trending for 2018

And will it be good your business . . . or not?

By Fredrik Nilsson

Technology is perpetual motion personified. It is always marching forward, striving to become smarter, faster, more resilient, and more efficient than its predecessor.


The Direction of VMS Technology

VMS technologies have come a long way over the past five years

By Brian Carle

Some of the industry trends which have affected technology and deployment design include a dramatic cost reduction in entry level NVRs and cameras.


The Formula for Data Security

Data centers across United States implement integrated security solution for protection of customer assets

By Ellie Randall

Because Involta houses an organization’s most critical equipment and disseminates highly sensitive data, their facilities required a layered approach to their security solution—including access control, video surveillance, wireless locks and more—to ensure access is granted only to the appropriate person.


The New Era

The New Era

Thermal security cameras have become affordable

By John Distelzweig

As video manufacturers have been driven to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, high-end surveillance technologies have become accessible to a much broader customer base. One technology of note is thermal imaging.


Departments

Festive Security

Industry Professional

Festive Security

How a California city protects attendees from potential vehicle attacks

By Greg Hamm

The 300,000 person Fremont Festival of the Arts, one of the largest street festivals west of the Mississippi River and toted as California’s premiere art, wine and music festival, is no small undertaking. The threat of an attack is a real possibility.


Industry Focus

Crisis on the Sabbath Day

By Ralph C. Jensen

Should more parishioners carry guns in church? Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says yes, because as he sees it: “This is going to happen again.”


Moving the Discussion Forward

Industry Vertical

Moving the Discussion Forward

Cloud services shift is really happening

By Christian Morin

Only a few years ago, the inevitable shift to all things Cloud was met with guarded optimism. But today, the shift is really happening.


Whitepapers

New Products

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3