Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - March 2021

March 2021

  • The Future of Video Security
  • Cutting the Cord
  • Transforming the Industry
  • The Impact of Coronavirus
  • The New Normal


Cover Story

Transforming the Industry

Transforming the Industry

AI enabled cameras are poised to make a significant impact in security

By Ray Cooke

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain momentum every day, and it is already poised to augment and enrich many aspects of our business and personal lives.


Features

Cutting the Cord

Cutting the Cord

How wireless is advancing the security industry

By Paul Saldin

Long before anyone coined “Internet of Things,” the security industry began to lay the foundations for what would become the 21st century smart home.


Passing Prop 24

Passing Prop 24

Businesses now have to listen to consumers on how they want their PII used

By Richard Kanadjian

Supporters of Prop. 24 posited the CCPA privacy law, even though it had just gone into effect earlier in the year, wasn’t strong enough.


The Future of Video Security

By Eric Moe

Even before the pandemic, cloud computing was flourishing. It is nearly impossible today to find an organization that doesn’t use some form of cloud service.


The New Normal

The New Normal

Why IoT smart sensors improve monitoring and intelligent building management and efficiency

By David Antar

With the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across our nation like wildfire in 2020, the new normal had to adapt itself quickly to all situations.


The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

Control what you can, take preventative measures

By Jim Lantrip

The advent of a global pandemic has rapidly upended the way we work and live our day-to-day lives.


A Permanent Solutions

Temporary barriers serve many customers from a political event to farmers’ market

By Greg Hamm

The trend that has catapulted to the top of the list for vehicle perimeter security is securing temporary events with certified crash equipment that can be installed in only 15 minutes


Learn to Walk Before Running

Learn to Walk Before Running

AI technology has been a pop culture fixture for generations

By Alex Walthers

Today’s analytics are not only better able to differentiate between true security incidents and false alarms, but can be programmed to trigger when a given event occurs.


Improving Rentability

Industrial real estate holder seeks options to secure properties

By KiChul Kim

Olymbec is the largest, privately owned industrial real estate holder on the East Coast. Managing upwards of 300 properties in Quebec and 15 different States in the US, they own more than 30 million square feet of property.


Preventing Intrusion

Collaborative security integration strategies for secured entrances

By Kurt Measom

While technologies have advanced and integration processes have become much more sophisticated, the basic tenets of electronic access control systems haven’t changed much over the last quarter-century.


Meeting the Current Crisis

Meeting the Current Crisis

How hospitals are preparing for a post-COVID future

By Ty Miller

Even as we appreciate and applaud our healthcare professionals, most of us can do little more than watch as systems everywhere face the tremendous pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Digital Year

Smart cities already on the rise following a hectic pandemic year

By Akif Ekin

Last year, global citizens experienced dramatic shifts to working from home in response to COVID-19 safety recommendations, with communication, technology and security companies supporting changing business and consumer needs with new products, services and data security tools.


The Growth of Technology

Biometrics solutions have recently become more cost effective

By Mohammed Murad

How enterprise organizations provide access control, identity authentication – even keep employee time and attendance – is rapidly moving away from traditional systems and favoring contactless biometric solutions.


Departments

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Staying Focused on the Horizon

By Ralph C. Jensen

What a crazy ride we all experienced in 2020, and it seems were on that same roller coaster as we turn full force into 2021.


INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

Smart Home Preview

By Min Kang

As a product and strategy leader, a critical part of my role is to look ahead and determine where our industry will go. Brinks Home™ is one of the largest providers of home security in North America, and we take our position seriously.


  • Approaching the Education Market with Milestone Approaching the Education Market with Milestone

    Milestone’s Laurie Dickson addresses Open Architecture, new equipment and the cost of entry and upgrading VMS systems over time. She also talks about how K-12 and Higher Education campuses differ in regard to surveillance system needs. Schools have certain guidelines they must follow to protect student identities, and Laurie addresses this question as well.

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