- Transforming Security
- Driving COVID Adaptations
- A Capitol Breach
- Steering the Conversation
- A Sound Strategy
Cloud-based video surveillance will see a rise in investment
By Steve Lindsey
Just three years ago, the “cloud” was a four-letter word in the security industry. After fronting millions of dollars to establish onpremises systems, companies were understandably reluctant to rip them apart for a new approach.
Speaking to what’s important to each stakeholder
By Kevin Taylor
When navigating the Smart City market, it is wise to speak to the priorities and concerns of diverse stakeholders, many of whom might lie outside the security integrator’s traditional business.
What the security community needs to take from the Capitol Hill breach
By Steven Van Till
On Jan. 6, the U.S. Capitol security perimeter was breached and the nation watched as multiple levels of security failed.
Simple upgrades you can implement today to make your site more secure
By Mark Duato
Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past year, the critical role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more apparent than ever.
Turning misconceptions of AI into dynamic security solutions
By Bill Brennan
There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay, as new AI-driven solutions are pervasive across every category of professional and consumer electronics today.
Hospitals have struggled to meet growing demands placed on healthcare facilities
By Lisa Terry, CHPA, CPP
The pandemic compelled hospitals to increase safety and security measures. The role of the security professional has been redefined and prioritized to support more patient care related activities.
Turning security cameras into tools of intelligence
By Tom Hesterman
Physical security infrastructure has traditionally been seen as a sunk cost; an expense that represents a cost of doing business.
Current and future uses in the commercial security industry
By Kim Hartman
Cloud-based technology and solutions have become more and more mainstream, especially in the commercial security industry.
Having the ability to integrate key control with access control systems enables organizations to address health issues, robust COVID-19 contact tracing
By Tim Purpura
No matter the security criticality of your facility or the sophistication of your security system, simple key control is a foundational process of physical key management that helps control access to crucial assets, people, information and spaces.
Back to work needs to be well and good
By Jeff Nigriny
Not long ago when visiting a colleague’s office, it was protocol to arrive early to run the gauntlet of the visitor management check-in that awaited, a process that might gladly be endured now if just for a brief return to some normalcy.
COVID-19 has heightened day-to-day risks
By Andy Bedlack
Healthcare facilities were already a complex security environment due to the number of moving pieces and literal life or death situations faced daily.
The heavy cost of inventory that retailers make
By Fawzia A. Atcha, Ph.D.
Last year brought tremendous challenges for everyone, especially retailers. Retail shrinkage, the reduction of inventory from shoplifting, fraud and internal theft, is estimated to have cost the industry $61.7 billion according to a 2020 National Retail Security Survey, an all-time high.
The impact of tailgating and touchless technology now take on a new importance
By JC Powell
Our recent physical security survey clearly revealed a challenging nexus between security and safety that has only been exacerbated by the continued onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.
By John Nemerofsky
Virtually every U.S. citizen counts on the nation’s critical infrastructure for services and products that touch their lives daily.
By Ralph C. Jensen
Here we go again, but this time security is prepared at the Capitol. Apparently, the chatter among extremists groups have been talking about possible plots of illicit activity in Washington, D.C.