November / December 2022
- Key Tech Trend
- Control Your Room
- Is Your Access Control System Cyber Secure?
- Risk-based Approach to Festivals and Fairs
- Creating a Stance
How modern video analytics make an impact on the industry
By Scott Dunn
Video analytics is in the midst of a revolution. For decades, the video surveillance goal was primarily to record video for later review in the event of a security-related incident.
Workplace violence is a growing, serious challenge in hospitals
By John Joyce
Workplace violence is a serious and growing challenge for many organizations — including those in the healthcare industry.
Providing safe, steady power, along with data to networked endpoint devices
By JR Andrews
According to a 2022 study conducted by Ponemon Institute, the average U.S. enterprise manages approximately 135,000 endpoint devices. Given that most, if not all of these devices require dependable power to maintain functionality, the need to deliver reliable power efficiently to devices, which is critical to building safety, security and comfort have never been higher.
Venues require specific strategy and a road map, including facility orientation
By Travis Strawbridge, Ty L. Richmond
The event security industry, which includes concerts, conventions, sporting and other special events, was one of the sectors hit hardest by the global pandemic, as events ground to a halt overnight, but the sector has come roaring back to life with lightning speed.
The perfect scenario is preventing incidents before they happen
By Adam Lowenstein
Video security systems have been effective deterrents to crime because of its ability to capture and present evidence of events that have happened. Such systems can be invaluable in protecting people and assets.
A cybersecurity breach in an access control system can cause damage far beyond the doors
By Despina Stamatelos
Access control systems exist to improve security for organizations, but if the hardware and software are not up to date, the system may be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats and other risks.
Selecting the right workstations to ensure employees are healthy, focused and engaged
By Randy Smith
There is an understanding that doing a job right requires the right tools. However, recent years have seen rising awareness that furniture does not merely provide a post from which to do a job. Instead, contributing to successful outcomes requires the right furniture.
By Joe Danielson
Modern surveillance systems generate an overwhelming (and mostly unused) amount of data. This is especially true when recording video in 24/7 operations, which is essential to capturing evidence, incidents and events
Cybersecurity is playing an intrinsic role supporting physical security devices
By Ben Williams
Security requirements are constantly evolving and one of the most pressing impacts of this evolution today centers on cybersecurity. Two aspects need to be addressed: the physical security of digital networks and the cybersecurity of physical security devices.
By Ralph C. Jensen
Talking to an industry associate in early November, we laughed a little bit about the fact that it is (almost) 2023. Well, we were planning for print material for next year. The conversation led us into a quick discussion about Y2K.
How security entrances can fill the gap
By Joseph Seagriff
The nationwide talent shortage has had a ripple effect across all industries and the security industry is no exception.