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Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

City populations are growing and our resources are under strain. That’s why we need to rethink city living – not tomorrow but now. Fortunately, many forward-thinking city authorities are showing us a way to address this, based on connected video technology.

SALTO Enhances Ecosystem Partnerships with new Technical Sales Team

“We’re excited to announce the addition of our Technical Sales Team,” said Colin DePree, Sales Strategy, at SALTO North America.

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas transforms the dynamics of the security industry and moves towards becoming a leading intelligent security solutions partner through entering into an agreement to acquire the Electronic Security Solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (Stanley Security)

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened just under 21 million travelers during the 10-day Thanksgiving holiday. The agency expects high travel volumes into the December holidays and encourages passengers planning to travel this holiday season to sign up for TSA PreCheck® to provide more convenience and save time at the airport.

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

Security technology manufacturer, Paxton, has updated their popular Paxton Connect app to make remote site management simpler than ever before.

Genetec Launches Industrys First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Launches Industry's First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Inc. has announced the industry’s first enclosure management solution that gives traffic managers and engineers the ability to remotely manage, monitor, and secure traffic enclosures.

Securitas Acquires Supreme Security Systems

Securitas is acquiring Supreme Security Systems, a top 50 alarm monitoring company in the United States.

Data Protection: Your Best Line of Defense Starts Inside

Data Protection: Your Best Line of Defense Starts Inside

Investing in information security has never been more critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we work, stressing our systems, connections, and networks. Cyberattacks continue to make headlines, and physical data breaches remain a concern.



Oxford high school shooting victims

Michigan School Shooting Suspect to be Charged as Adult

According to national news sources, the Michigan teenager accused of killing four students and injuring six others at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich., on Tuesday will be charged as an adult. Ethan Crumbley, 15, faces two dozen charges including murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

Protecting Premises and People

To ease cost pressures, facility operators must find ways to improve a variety of elements within their buildings, including their security system.

A Modern Threat

A Modern Threat

Whether it is water, electricity, gas, oil or even telecommunications and transportation hubs, critical infrastructure facilities present unique challenges for security professionals.

Carrier Joins the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Carrier Global Corp. is pleased to announce its participation in the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA).

Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

The global pandemic accelerated a worldwide digital transformation that has simultaneously reduced or eliminated physical touchpoints and in-person contact.

Post Pandemic Environment

Post Pandemic Environment

Over the last year and a half, the retail industry has undergone massive changes. Retailers of all sizes have shown extraordinary resilience and creativity by reshaping their business models and operations.

The Body-worn Evolution

The Body-worn Evolution

What once began as technology typically reserved and embraced by law enforcement, wearable video continues to find applications and use-cases in a host of new verticals and industries.

Money in the Bank

Money in the Bank

We have all read or heard about incidents of cybercrime targeting government and commercial entities to compromise services or harvest information. As you can image, financial institutions are a primary target for attack.

Security Breached at 38,000 Feet

During the week of Halloween, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines were the latest to have to deal with “domestic terrorism” at 38,000 feet. Where does this behavior come from?

Yesterday’s Hype

Yesterday’s Hype

Let’s admit it. When analytics first hit the market, they got off to a rocky start. Lots of hype, and high expectations. When it came to delivering on those promises, their performance often fell short of the mark.

Encryption and Compliance

Throughout time, securing the data in our communications with others has always been a major concern. Perhaps the prehistoric men or woman, were the only civilization in history that didn’t have to worry about someone getting their hands on someone else’s messages.

Smart Security Solutions

The pandemic has impacted enterprises across nearly every single market sector. Sudden shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and an uptick in violent crime have each wreaked havoc on businesses large and small in the United States, and all over the globe.

More than Simply Safe, and Sound

Security is a consideration in the evaluation of all technology today. We want to make sure that every device is physically secure, that control of the device is secured, and that the data going to and from the device is also secure.

Taking the fear out of IoT security concerns

Taking the Fear Out of IoT Security Concerns

The IoT presents a huge opportunity market. Every second, 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web, and experts predict that by 2025, that figure will equate to more than 75 billion connected devices overall. Unfortunately, this volume of connected devices brings inevitable security risks.

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

Action movies like White House Down and Olympus Has Fallen have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Like all action movies, they have a high degree of entertainment value, but what sets them apart is the setting.

Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics.

Securitas names Byerly as President, Global Electronic Security, and Engelhardt as new President, Securitas Electronic Security Inc. in North America

Securitas continues to align organizational structures to intensify their focus on their electronic security (ES) and solutions growth strategy.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business from Ransomware this Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it come huge opportunities for companies and brands to capitalize with big sales. So much so that many companies depend on the holiday season sales to bring themselves to profitability

PSIA Approves Secure Credential Specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) today announced it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification.

Potter Announces Integrated Voice System

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, announces the release of the Integrated Voice System along with the IPA-4000V and AFC-1000V fire alarm control panels.

Scutum Group Accelerates its Development in North America

Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Central Station in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc.

Cashing in on Your VMS System

Cashing in on Your VMS System

In banking today, the FBI and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), have mandated security standards that require a minimum number of cameras and camera resolution in each facility.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety