July / August 2020
- Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security
- On the Cutting Edge
- Securing a Hospital Campus
- An Entertainment District
- Supporting Security Services
Today’s world stage comes complete with volatile times and acts of terrorism
By Corey Meredith
On so many levels, 9/11 drastically altered the event security landscape.
Supporting security services with wireless mesh networks
By Angel Quinn
Demonstrations, celebrations, festivals, and major sporting events - any large gathering of people - presents police and security services with a range of issues relating to public safety.
By Peter Ford
While hard timelines remain estimations and could change with a new spike in COVID cases, organizations are planning for the time when they can reopen their gates.
Various defenses needed to ensure risks, mitigations are under control
By Cliff Krahenbill
Cloud security is an increasing concern as more organizations transition to use public cloud providers in either a hybrid or cloud-native model.
Protecting parking, pedestrians and entries to the campus facility
By Stephen Martorano
Security a hospital campus is very different from protecting a typical commercial building.
Implementing AI for efficiency during growth and development
By Jeff Montoya
Video analytics (VA) continue to evolve in sophistication and are fast becoming standard in video surveillance devices and solutions.
Why single source technology integrations join during early phases of construction of hospitals and clinics
By Jeff Elliott
Today, there is significant increase in the number of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers that are being built or remodeled across the country, in part due to the rise in demand for healthcare from an aging population and more access to health insurance.
Data center access control starts at the fence line
By Toby Bostwick
Ask any analyst what data is coming into or out of your data center and they’ll quickly pull up a dashboard showing packets flooding across their network.
Site protection requires training, vigilance and the latest electronic equipment
By John Nemerofsky
Our nation’s critical infrastructure serves as the backbone supporting activities at manufacturing plants to elementary schools.
Technology provides the greatest ally in speed and accuracy for substance analyzers
By Ginger Xu
In the war on illicit drug trafficking today, a law enforcement professional’s greatest allies are speed and accuracy.
The expanding role of sports arenas’ security
By Mark McCormack
Remember classic stadiums like Wrigley Field, Chicago’s old baseball park, or Forbes Field, the old baseball and football park in Pittsburgh?
By Ralph C. Jensen
I’m not trying to minimize the worries of that pandemic thing, also known as COVID-19, but there are some interesting things happening the security world, including who is exploring use of new solutions, helping others in need and what’s happening to our trade shows. Here’s a look.
Audio notifications are a critical assistant for campus alerting
By Pat Scheckel
Alerting a campus about an emergency poses a number of challenges that can be difficult to anticipate and manage during an emergency.