White Papers


Physical Security in Mission Critical Facilities: APC

Physical security — controlling personnel access to facilities — is critical to achieving data center availability goals. As new technologies such as biometric identification and remote management of security data become more widely available, traditional card-and-guard security is being supplanted by security systems that can provide positive identification and tracking of human activity in and around the data center.


Total Cost of Ownership: Axis Communications

When the question is asked “Is a network camera more expensive than an analog camera” the answer is a resounding “yes”. It should be, since it includes more functionality than its analog counterpart. When the next question asked is “Is a network camera system more expensive than DVR system with analog cameras?” the answer will depend on who is in the room. Some say “absolutely” while others “maybe” and some “no”. Why is this?


Reducing Evacuation Time: The Role of Directional Sounders

It is important to quickly exit a building during a fire, because minutes, even seconds, could mean the difference between life and death. A fire alarm system plays a crucial role in alerting people to a potential threat, but once an occupant has made the decision to evacuate, the fire alarm ceases to fulfill a function.




Open-data Architecture Identification Systems: Jolly Technologies

Aside from physical barriers like doors and locks, information has become today’s single-most critical security mechanism. Intelligent information management is the new backbone for secure environments.


Identity Theft: The Business Timebomb

Most everyone has heard of identity theft; yet unless you have been a victim, few people and businesses believe they are at risk. The false sense of immunity to identity theft is indicative of a general misunderstanding of what identity theft is. It points to the need for education among businesses and consumers alike. The clever and amusing advertising by financial institutions, designed to maintain consumer confidence in banking and credit transactions, as well as the frequent coverage in the media of credit card and bank account fraud, together create a dangerous misconception about what identity theft is.


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  • Security Today Magazine - September 2019

    September 2019

    Featuring:

    • Deploying IoT Devices
    • Averting Workplace Violence
    • Automating Emergency Communication
    • Security by Design
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