Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - January Februrary 2020

January / February 2020

  • Security at 20,000 Feet
  • Powering Access Control
  • The Role of Video in Security
  • Protecting the Aviation Ecosystem
  • Where to Begin in 2020


Cover Story

Security at 20,000 Feet

Security at 20,000 Feet

“It is time to take a hard look at the drone security vertical to protect and safeguard your ‘friendly’ skies.”

By Ralph C. Jensen

For the sake of argument, let’s say you have a massive facility in a remote location that needs security.


Features

Enabling Prevention

Enhancing security with IP network audio solutions

By Chris Wildfoerster

For organizations that wish to monitor their premises, video surveillance is most often the first solution they think of.


Protecting the Aviation Ecosystem

Shifting to a more service-focused business model can help airports increase revenue

By David Lenot

Today’s airports are bigger and more inviting than ever before. With so many people moving through them as well as an increasingly wide array of services on offer, they can start to feel like miniature cities.


Powering Access Control

Powering Access Control

New standard allows manufacturers to design products with bigger features

By Ronnie Pennington

The new IEEE802.3bt PoE standard, also often referred to as PPoE or 4-Pair PoE, is a game-changing solution for powering 12VDC and 24VDC access control and related devices.


Going My Way

Going My Way

Expectations for AI go far beyond what you might think

By Thomas Cook

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a hot topic in the security industry. While true AI (a computer’s ability to think and act like a human) is still decades away, subsets of AI such as deep learning and machine learning have enabled computers to make significant strides.


The Role of Video Security

The Role of Video Security

How AI is transforming the way users interact with security systems

By Alex Asnovich

The security industry is being pressed to do more with less while dealing with the compounded issue of managing new internal and external threats on a daily basis.


A Professional’s Guide

A Professional’s Guide

Helping end users get – and stay – cyber secure in the IoT era

By Ryan Zatolokin

The interconnectivity and integrations created by the Internet of Things (IoT) deliver many benefits, but because all devices and systems can be vulnerable to breaches, this hypoconnectivity can also have a major downside.


A Measured Approach

A Measured Approach

The Sheer Importance of Securing Banks Requires a Multifaceted, Proactive Approach

By Bill Wayland

The threat landscape continues to evolve for every business. But banks and financial services companies face especially urgent demands.


Under Lock and Key

Under Lock and Key

By Steve Spatig

The interactive self-service kiosk has become a valuable, steadily growing commercial and informational tool since the launch of the first banking ATM in the 1980s. It is an essential part of our modern-day digital landscape.


Leveraging Technology

Leveraging Technology

Innovations will better help manage and control access

By Kevin Anderson

Access control advancements over the years have been notable: transitioning from keys and locksets, to cards and card readers, to the sophisticated access control management systems of today.


Departments

Where to Begin in 2020

By Ralph C. Jensen

One thing for certain this new year will be the advancement of technology. This is an ongoing phenomenon that brings new developments and solutions, and introduces completely new additions to the security industry.


verint

Moving From Legacy to Innovation

How Verint has moved from traditional VMS to integrated cyber intelligence

By Haley Samsel

As every security professional knows well, the sector is changing rapidly thanks to emerging developments in artificial intelligence and the migration from traditional systems to integrated cyber and physical security operations.


Webinars

New Products

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 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