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A Power User - How AI and deep learning are making airport operations an IP camera heavyweight

A Power User

The No. 1 issue faced by airports prior to the pandemic was capacity and as passenger counts ramp up, this issue is coming right back in focus. Airport expansions are few, and far between.

The Continued Evolution

The Continued Evolution

Nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic-grounded travelers globally, we are beginning to see a return to widespread air travel, now in full swing, with the exception of ongoing weather and staffing delays.

Delivering Actionable Insights

Delivering Actionable Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) enables machines to learn, understand, and act accordingly – giving it enormous potential.

The Benefits of Transformation

The Benefits of Transformation

As 360-degree video surveillance cameras continue to evolve, this technology has become an essential part of many security solutions. Its unique ability to capture large areas of a scene with no blind spots has made these devices a powerful tool wherever total situational awareness is required.

Reducing False Alarms

Reducing False Alarms

False fire alarms continue to increase in communities throughout the world. As the trend persists, numerous jurisdictions have attempted to mitigate the issue, often with less than acceptable results.

Security-Net announces the addition of Strategic Security Solutions

Security-Net Inc. is welcoming Strategic Security Solutions, a commercial security integrator focused on providing security solutions to commercial entities, universities, critical infrastructure and healthcare facilities, to its membership.

Popular Access Control

Popular Access Control

Today, 13.56 MHz contactless smartcards are used to provide increased security compared to 125 KHz proximity cards.

Cloud Storage Training

Cloud Storage Training

It is no surprise in the world of video data storage, there is an evolution from on-prem to the Cloud and Video-Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS).



Report: Endpoint Malware and Ransomware Continue to Grow

Report: Endpoint Malware and Ransomware Continue to Grow

The data indicates that while total perimeter malware detection volume decreased from the highs reached in the previous quarter, endpoint malware detections have already surpassed the total volume seen in 2020.

Mission 500 Annual Security 5k/2k Fundraiser Set for ISC West 2022

Mission 500 is excited to announce that the annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser benefiting children and families in need across the United States will once again be held live at ISC West this year.

Where Solar and Security Meet

Where Solar and Security Meet

For years, home security has relied on the door-to-door sales model. Every summer, hordes of ambitious men and women take to the streets to knock on doors and, hopefully invited to the kitchen table for an honest conversation about home security.

A Security Deposit

A full-service bank with operations spanning numerous states across the United States and several international offices found itself in an all-too-common situation regarding its access control solution — too many different systems.

SES Announces EAS Partnership with Nedap

Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Nedap to provide leading retail, RFID and cloud-based loss prevention solutions.

Mission 500 Announces new Co-Chairs, Treasurer, and Secretary to Advisory Board

Mission 500, a non-profit charity that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis throughout the United States, announces new Co-Chairpersons to its advisory board.

Federal Indictments in Airport Assault Case are an Important Step for Worker Safety 

Federal Indictments in Airport Assault Case are an Important Step for Worker Safety 

Last week’s announcement that three Delta Air Lines passengers face federal charges for allegedly assaulting an airline security officer and gate agent is welcome news to airport workers who have faced increased physical and verbal abuse while on the job.

SAGE Integration Adds Senior Account Executive and Account Executive

SAGE Integration has hired two executive-level staff members to accommodate the integrator's rapid growth. Cole Schrier is a new senior account executive, while Parker Hendricks joins as an account executive.

Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

A rabbi in a Texas synagogue hostage situation Saturday used training from a security session to help escape from a captor.

BCD Launches Customer Loyalty Program

As the new year begins, BCD is striving to continue expanding and developing relationships with dedicated customers.

ESA’s 2022 Youth Scholarship Program Launches, Applications and Online Donations Now Open

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.

HID Global Forecasts Seven Trends That Will Impact the Security and Identity Industry in 2022

HID Global, provider trusted identity and physical security solutions, outlines and discusses important trends that are set to reshape the security industry in 2022 and beyond.

Westport’s Gemspring Capital Management Acquires Security 101

Gemspring Capital Management LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, has acquired a majority interest in Security 101, a provider of commercial security system solutions.

Security Industry Association Announces Women in Security Forum Power 100

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for nominations for the SIA Women in Security Forum Power 100.

SALTO Achieves Carbon Neutrality

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference reached a global pact (the Paris Agreement): to mitigate the effects of climate change and achieve neutrality by 2050. Neutral greenhouse gas emissions are achieved when the same amount of greenhouse gases (CO2 equivalent) emitted are removed from the atmosphere in different ways.

ESA’s 2022 Youth Scholarship Program Launches

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.

FAA-Fined Unruly Passengers to Lose TSA PreCheck

Unruly airline passengers may face additional consequences for bad behavior under a new partnership between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Security Industry Association Announces the 2022 Security Megatrends

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and forecasted the 2022 Security Megatrends, which form the basis of SIA’s signature annual Security Megatrends report defining the top 10 factors influencing both short- and long-term change in the global security industry.

Allied Universal® Acquires Atlanta-Based Norred & Associates, Inc.

Allied Universal® recently announced the acquisition of Norred & Associates, Inc. – an Atlanta-based full-service security firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

How to Know When AI Is the Right Solution

How to Know When AI Is the Right Solution

Given the hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), many are following the bandwagon without considering whether their system truly requires the novel tech or not.

Mission 500’s A-maize-ing Cornhole Tournament Raises More Than $15K

Mission 500’s A-maize-ing Cornhole Tournament Raises More Than $15K

Mission 500, partnered with Moms in Security, for the first ever cornhole tournament had an amazing turnout on Dec. 11. The

TouchPoint Acquires Morse Watchmans

TouchPoint, Inc., the parent company of SupplyPoint, has completed the acquisition of Morse Watchmans. Founded in 1882, Morse Watchmans is headquartered in Oxford, CT.

  • Approaching the Education Market with Milestone Approaching the Education Market with Milestone

    Milestone’s Laurie Dickson addresses Open Architecture, new equipment and the cost of entry and upgrading VMS systems over time. She also talks about how K-12 and Higher Education campuses differ in regard to surveillance system needs. Schools have certain guidelines they must follow to protect student identities, and Laurie addresses this question as well.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - January February 2022

    January / February 2022

    Featuring:

    • A Power User
    • The Benefits of Transformation
    • Cloud Storage Training
    • Popular Access Control
    • Where Solar and Security Meet

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