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Hanwha Techwin Opens New U.S.-based Repair and Parts Center to Better Service Customers

Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of intelligent video surveillance solutions, opened the doors to its new Hanwha Total Care Center (HTCC) in July.

Florida Airport Uses Artificial Intelligence Software to Enhance Security

Hakimo, a technology company dedicated to modernizing physical security through its artificial intelligence (AI) software, recently announced that Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) has deployed the Hakimo solution to enhance security and support Transportation Security Administration (TSA) compliance efforts

(ISC)² Pledges to Expand and Diversify the Cybersecurity Workforce with Free Certification Education and Exams for 1 Million

(ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – recently announced the (ISC)² One Million Certified in Cybersecurity℠ program, pledging to put one million people through its foundational Certified in Cybersecurity entry-level certification exam and education program for free.

Heightening Field Operations

Heightening Field Operations

Security operations centers are undergoing dramatic changes as operators add hundreds of sources, systems and devices, creating a cacophony of alarms – enough to overwhelm the best-trained staff.

Unique Hiring Demands

Unique Hiring Demands

Mitigating risks and threats along with extensive intelligence analysis are at the core of comprehensive and effective customized executive protection programs.

Keeping Your Eye on the Ball

Potential security threats keep evolving. It’s a distressing reality that we continually need to adapt to—one that particularly weighs heavily on the minds of stakeholders at major sports venues as they explore security solutions to prevent drone, vehicular and other dangerous assaults.

The Case for Access Control

Security experts agree that the three most important components of a physical security plan are access control, surveillance and security testing, which work together to make a space more secure.

Landmark Security

How do you secure the largest cathedral in the world when it sits on 11.3 acres, is considered a New York City landmark, and is a busy destination for worship, cultural arts, social services and tourism?



Discussing Security

The proliferation of smart edge devices that aggregate data and interoperate with other devices and systems on the network, is also fueling this migration by delivering additional sources of data that can help to streamline workflows, build efficiencies and save costs along with numerous other benefits.

Big Solutions, Small Projects

A lot of buzz in the security industry revolves around the explosion of the global datasphere. Especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many industries to transition from in-house operations to work-from-home—if not entirely digital—formats, global data creation, consumption and circulation has skyrocketed.

Report: Average Cost for Data Breach Reaches All-Time High of $4.35 Million

Report: Average Cost for Data Breach Reaches All-Time High of $4.35 Million

IBM Security recently released the annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, revealing costlier and higher-impact data breaches than ever before, with the global average cost of a data breach reaching an all-time high of $4.35 million for studied organizations.

Professional Recommendations

Digital transformation is changing the way we do business and COVID-19 accelerated this shift. Organizations that had not already moved data to the cloud, rushed to do it, while others accelerated their shift from on-premise to cloud.

A Business Owner’s Demand

A Business Owner’s Demand

Business owners are making the move to higher resolution cameras at a pace that defies the influences of the pandemic, supply chain challenges, and labor shortage, according to a new 2022 worldwide security camera report.

Expanding Safety-Sensitive Roles to Address Cyberattacks

The potential of a cyberattack is one of the most significant threats to businesses across all industries. The increasing sophistication and complexity of these attacks can often go unnoticed, causing widespread damages and disruptions internally and externally to any of its vendors or partners.

Just Why Are So Many Cyber Breaches Due to Human Error?

Often mentioned but seldom probed in the media is the biggest reason behind cybersecurity breaches—employee error. Two facts about this stand out. One is just how overwhelming employee errors are. The other is that the fault lies largely in the lap of companies themselves, not their workers.

The Key to Preventing Production Network Attacks Is to Start Looking Within

The business of cybercrime is rapidly increasing in scope and scale. The cost incurred by companies due to data breaches increased by nearly 10 percent from 2020 to 2021, meaning if the cost incurred by attacks was measured against the GDPs of all the nations of the world, it would be third largest, just lagging behind the U.S. and China.

Protecting the Infrastructure

Protecting the Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure facilities can be quite large, so protecting them is a complex challenge that demands multifaceted solutions. Robust, cybersecure technology solutions exist to protect facilities of all sizes and types but getting the most out of these solutions requires attention to the human element as well.

The Ongoing Value of VSaaS

The Ongoing Value of VSaaS

Subscription-based service models are increasing in the security industry. Shifting to video subscription as a service (VSaaS) or SaaS in general involves changing the mindset that one is receiving a service rather than a product. What end users want is a system that is always current rather than a product that can quickly become out of date or is not functional when it matters most.

Adding Audio to ROI Programs

Adding Audio to ROI Programs

Across the globe, security teams are under pressure to justify what they do and how they do it. They need to continually make a strong case to internal and external shareholders for their budgets and activities.

Place Your Bets

Place Your Bets

For a casino, constant threats of theft, hacking, and fraud from guests and employees are simply table stakes. The combination of high-volume visitor traffic and significant amounts of cash can create potential security nightmares, with the cards often stacked against the house.

Woman Shot and Injured After Firing Gun At Dallas Love Field Airport

An armed woman fired several shots at the ceiling at Dallas Love Field on Monday morning before being injured by a police officer.

Playing the "A" Game

Playing the "A" Game

The cardboard fans are gone and the real fans are back, making up for lost time. They are packing stadiums, the bars and restaurants surrounding them. They’re not just going to the games. Sports venues have stretched beyond the stadium proper to incorporate pavilions and entertainment complexes, owned and managed by the franchises that feature retail, hotels, theaters and much more.

Securitas Acquisition of STANLEY Security and Healthcare Now Complete

The highly anticipated acquisition of STANLEY Security and Healthcare accelerates Securitas’ transformation journey toward technology-based solutions and its ambition to position itself as an outstanding global security and safety partner that helps make the world a safer place.

Big Solutions, Small Projects

Big Solutions, Small Projects

A lot of buzz in the security industry revolves around the explosion of the global datasphere. Especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many industries to transition from in-house operations to work-from-home—if not entirely digital—formats, global data creation, consumption and circulation has skyrocketed.

Specialized Window Locks Safely Provide Clean, Ventilated Air are an Absolute Must

3-D Lockdown Supply has collaborated with Remsafe Window Locks to provide an extensive range of custodial-keyed window limiters that increase window security without compromising on ventilation for health and safety.

Study: Communities Find Success with Model Alarm Ordinance

Study: Communities Find Success with Model Alarm Ordinance

A new study by a professor at the UNC-Charlotte, Criminal Justice & Criminology Department shows that most electronic security systems in the communities studied protect life and property without generating calls for police services.

Bailey’s Gift Honors Kentucky High School Shooting Victim

Bailey’s Gift Honors Kentucky High School Shooting Victim

With each campus, or mass shooting for that matter, Secret Holt feels the pain of the day her daughter, Bailey, was shot and killed at Marshal County High School in rural Kentucky. That tragedy was more than four years ago, and nerves are still raw.

Texas House Committee Releases Uvalde Shooting Report, Criticizes ‘Lackadaisical Approach’ from Law Enforcement

A Texas House committee investigating the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, released a preliminary report on Sunday. According to national news, one of the report’s main findings is that “There is no one to whom we can attribute malice or ill motives. Instead, we found systemic failures and egregious poor decision-making.” It also makes note of “an overall lackadaisical approach” by law enforcement authorities who responded to the scene, as well as details failures by the Uvalde school system, social media platforms and the shooter’s family, according to CNN.

Only 30 Percent of U.S. Small Businesses Consider Cybersecurity Important Priority to Invest In

Fewer than 30% of small businesses in the United States view cybersecurity as a priority to invest in, according to data from Tech.co. This is despite a staggering 62% of small US businesses suggesting security breaches are a significant threat to their business growth.

Arcules Reinforces Cloud Video Leadership Position with Exclusive Canon Marketing Japan Partnership

Arcules has announced a strategic partnership with Canon Marketing Japan (Canon MJ). As part of the agreement, Canon MJ will distribute Arcules as a hybrid video cloud solution to its thousands of multi-site customers in the Japanese market.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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  • Security Today Magazine - July August 2022

    July / August 2022

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    • Place Your Bets
    • Landmark Security
    • Adding Audio to ROI Programs
    • Protecting the Infrastructure
    • Unique Hiring Demands

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