A 15-year-old shot a teacher, three students and himself.
Feenics appointed Paul Cohn as Western Regional Business Development Manager.
Premier provider of integrated Security, Fire, A/V and Electrical and Data Cabling/IT Infrastructures expands executive team & appoints veteran security industry expert to grow company and expand geographical reach
Here’s a little more detail about SDC’s new hires.
Hikvision provided cameras used for instruction and security at Kids World in Utah
Bucks County becomes first agency in the State of Pennsylvania to implement ASAP; Alarm users to benefit from faster, more accurate emergency response.
Powerful access and control solution gives customers complete site control
Hyperconverged infrastructure technology leader hires two seasoned industry professionals with deep experience in the region.
Growth from 2016 carries over to 2017 with the addition of Mike Botten to the LVC sales team.
More than $800K Raised in 2016 for Children and Families in Crisis Across the U.S.
The addition of Charlie Johnson to the LVC sales team is an exciting one.
Vicon Valerus is built on open standards
Improved video quality, new slim tenant stations and VMS recording connectivity available
New Location Will Optimize Service and Experience for Customers, Installers and Technology Partners
Sonitrol’s verified alarm detection techniques coupled with law enforcement partnerships result in more than 175,000 criminal apprehension to date
Purchase of Falcon Fire Systems in Charleston, SC becomes 22nd branch for ADS.
Open Options is excited to announce David Johnstone as our new Northeast United States sales manager.
No children received life-threatening injuries.
A security camera catches footage of a toddler rescuing his twin brother from a fallen dresser.
Following several high-profile incidents alleging abuse special needs students (including some non-communicative students), and the activism of a number of parent groups in the state of texas, governor greg abbott signed texas senate bill 507, requiring districts to install audio and video surveillance equipment into select special education classrooms when requested.
Being in school every day is vital for a student’s success, and with state funding associated with attendance, it is also vital that school districts keep close track of when students are in school and when they are not.
As concerns for campus safety rapidly rise within higher education communities, it is important to implement a proactive plan as the first step to acknowledging your security needs.
Effective campus security consists of more than just a budget line-item and the proverbial “knocking on wood” in today’s day and age.
Students and the facilities in which they attend classes face more threats in today’s society than at any other point in history.
Video surveillance permeates our lives today; it is part of a changing world. We recently sat down with Jeff Whitney, vice president of marketing for megapixel camera manufacturer Arecont Vision to get an industry insider’s view on where the video surveillance market is today, how we got here, where we can expect it go in the near future, and what his own company is doing to keep up.
Campus security, both in a corporate and higher education setting, can be improved by leveraging data from access control systems to drive future security decisions.
Pensacola christian college (pcc), in northwest florida, is located just off the warm emerald waters of florida’s gulf coast. pcc became a reality in 1974 when 100 students arrived at the college’s one building.
Educational institutions face an increasing risk environment. recent high-profile incidents emphasize these risks and magnify the vulnerabilities that educational facilities face. this has led to an increase in public demand for improved security solutions across campuses.
College and university campuses have hundreds— even thousands—of outdoor acres to secure, from parking lots to exercise trails. however, many of the standard security solutions— locks, access control and intrusion alarms—used to protect the indoor environment have little impact outdoors.
At first blush, the concept of bringing military operational and intelligence know-how to campus security may seem strange.
Some of the more common and effective training and education resources available to help you stay current with new technologies, the solutions they deliver and evolving trends.
dormakaba announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker for a total consideration of USD 725 million in cash.
ASSA ABLOY announced the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with Access Manager from BadgePass, an integrated credential management solution.
Veteran Rep Organization Reinforces Sielox Presence in Ohio Valley
Police rushed to Hug High School after reports of a knife-wielding student and a shot fired.
Police responded to a domestic call in Americus, Georgia before being shot upon by the 32-year-old suspect.
New York-based manufacturer of IP-based surveillance and command center solutions expands and hires new Western Regional Channel Manager
Nuccio joins ADT from ASG Security, where he served as President and CEO.
What’s ahead in 2017? In 2016, we saw video surveillance and security increasingly become the focus of mainstream media conversations, with video playing a pivotal role in bringing terror suspects to justice (as it did recently in NYC) and with police body-worn cameras capturing sometimes controversial incidents that spark national conversations.
Robert Mitchell is a Security Subject Matter Expert who will lead IC Realtime’s enhanced efforts to deliver actionable intelligence solutions to the Homeland Security, Battlefield Interoperability, Intelligence Gathering and Special Events sectors
Combating Crime and the Demand for Threat Detection
New York-based fire & security integrator names new Regional Sales & Business Development Manager, Mike Putman to develop new business opportunities in Georgia
The two companies join forces by technically collaborating in the field of video security solutions.
High school students around the country are walking out of class in protest of President-elect Donald Trump.
Founder Maj. Gen. (Res.) Aharon Zeevi Farkash to Drive Global Strategy in New Role as President
While the number of cameras per property varies anywhere from 15 at a smaller elementary up to 80 or more at a larger high school, the Weber School District initially used design tools from Axis to determine an efficient solution now implemented across the board with a simple mix of network cameras.
Wakefield Grammar School Foundation has chosen a complete Tyco Security Products surveillance package that includes Illustra IP cameras and exacqVision network video recorders with exacqVision VMS software and Kantech EntraPass access control system pre-installed.
To ensure the safety of students and faculty members in these new facilities, Campbell decided to significantly upgrade its video surveillance system beginning with its Fine Arts building.
The increase in incidents and safety concerns prompted the district to perform a security audit that involved the Topeka Police Department school resource officers, the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Department of Homeland Security.
Adelphi University has built a solid reputation and position of strength when it comes to safety due to its proactive philosophy and building the right team of people around them that consists of security professionals and electronic security contractors that are true experts in the field.
Every month, almost every day, I hope that there has not been another school shooting where youngsters are hurt, or killed, on an educational campus. Too often that hope goes unfulfilled.
Video analytics enable schools to proactively recognize behaviors to create an efficient and safe environment with minimal disruption.
Securing these outdoor spaces takes a different mindset. Indoors, a lot of effort is spent protecting assets. Outdoors, it’s mostly about protecting people. It’s about the student walking late at night between the library and dorm or the last student heading to their car in a remote parking lot.
In the beginning, however, Yelinek was hardly an easy sell. In fact, in his own words he was “dead set against” changing lock brands. That’s because simplicity is a priority for Yelinek, who for the past 20 years has been the only locksmith for all of the college’s campuses.
Helping customers understand the importance of effective bandwidth management is the key to designing a system that truly supports their needs and priorities.
The hiring of Douglas Macias and Sabrina Ramirez continues the 2016 growth of the video surveillance powerhouse's sales capabilities
Alyssa Mancuso attempted to get into 13 buildings total.
Now more than ever, businesses and organizations need comprehensive, pre-crisis risk management solutions to protect themselves against potential threats, govern travel and personnel, and conduct due diligence.
The University of California at Los Angeles has released an analysis of security that listed recommendations following the on-campus shooting in June.
Global entrance manufacturer invests in top talent to meet entrance needs of Fortune 100 companies.
Michael Reding has joined IdentiSys Inc. as the Senior Vice President of Physical Access and Video Security to drive strategy, leadership and innovation to this newly created position.
“Hell broke out,” when students and police clashed on a South African campus while students protested for free education.
To scale out video-surveillance capabilities, law enforcement agencies have a number of choices, such as software-defined solutions and cloud technologies. Agencies need to choose whether to use a public or private cloud and then look at the capabilities they require.
Tiger Group’s Gear Express Auction Marketplace selling more than 900 pieces of excess inventory; many boxed and under warranty.
Feenics, Ottawa, Can., continues to expand operations, moving into additional spaces and nearly doubling their physical footprint at their existing headquarters to accommodate growth.
dormakaba, one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions, has hired Dave Rogers to lead the business development efforts for its new physical access systems product line.
ZKAccess, a division of ZKTeco and leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to welcome Ciprianna Shockley as Customer Satisfaction Representative.
Provides needed training and CEUs for the security industry with over 125 courses.
Guests enjoyed food and drinks at Tapa Toro in Orlando
Campus carry was implemented at universities around Texas on Aug. 1, less than two months later a student accidentally discharged a weapon.
Tulsa Police Department release 911 audio, dash cam and helicopter footage of the events that led up to the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher.
Day 2 at ASIS 2016 featured new product reveals and award presentations, as well as many other exciting moments.
Orlando has been on the cutting edge of security even before ASIS 2016 showed up.
Paxton Access, Inc. the fastest growing access control company in the United States announced today an investment and restructuring initiative to support long-term growth and innovation in the market.
One female student shot another and then killed herself, in the confusion afterwards a marshal shot a Homeland Security agent.
INVENTOR, ENTREPRENEUR, FOUNDER, SECURITY DOOR CONTROLS
For the first time at an ASIS show, Security Products Magazine and SecurityToday.com will be covering the industry event live, utilizing social media and a new landing page on our site to keep those at home up to date on the latest product announcements and innovations
Managing security along public transit routes comes with many challenges.
Leading New Jersey-based security and safety specialists launches new integrated life safety technology at 2016 Texas Night in Orlando and helps saddle up attendees of ASIS International.
Network design is challenging, requiring designers to balance user performance expectations with network-resource costs, capacities, capabilities, and use scenarios.
The University of Texas asked the Department of Public Safety to complete a security review of the campus.
Milestone IP VMS provided a significant upgrade to the district’s video system, greatly enhancing its ability to monitor and respond to incidents on and around school campuses.
Located just an hour west of Boston, the Worcester Art Museum is world-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculptures, photographic prints, drawings and new media.
Axis Communications and Canon Inc. announced today an agreement under which the two companies would change their sales and marketing efforts in major regional markets worldwide.
Each of the millions of decisions made each day by people, devices and systems falls into one of two categories: binary and contextual.
Jim Short can’t name names, but one of his NVR clients is a Los Angeles hotel brimming with $3,000 a night suites, and a parking garage stocked with vehicles that most of us only dream of owning.
Nearly 3,000 members, plus parents and children from the community, use the Bartlett United Methodist Church in Bartlett, Tenn, as their home base for worship services, preschool and recreational activities.
I’m sure by now everyone understands the basics of “The Cloud” since it has become ubiquitous with almost all business apps now offered or exclusively offered in the cloud.
ew developments in video surveillance based on IP technology are helping primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities improve security, enhance operations and minimize losses in commercial areas such as bookstores, cafeterias and vending machine halls.
High camera counts, limited bandwidth for connecting multiple locations and linking together a variety of different security technologies are just some of the challenges facing multi-site organizations when selecting video security technology.
The acquisition adds a full range of rugged pan and tilt positioners and PTZ cameras to Will-Burt’s mobile elevation product portfolio
Goal is 170+ doors under management for 1800 users
Alarm Lock Names Jim Boyd as New Midwest Regional Sales Manager
New Company Will Focus on Identity Management and Biometric Authentication
New security system at public school district helps police crack a case.
Technology significantly reduces overall system costs by lowering bandwidth and storage requirements
After the terrorist attacks in Nice and Paris, officials are preparing children for potential terror attacks.
Delivers Wider Video Coverage and Superior Image Quality
Leading NYC security systems integrator will provide XXL 2.0 Oversized ID Badge Printer to help improve safety at the Little League World Series
After Ryan Lochte and fellow U.S. Olympic swimmers said they were robbed at gun point, the Brazilian police have found evidence the event never happened.
Open Options has announced an integration with Allegion’s Schlage NDE series wireless locks with ENGAGE™ technology.
In the midst of the country’s terrorist attacks, the French government is meeting to discuss how to keep schools secure.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced her retirement after 26 years with the department, will become head of security with the NFL.
Ocularis 5.2 now supports client-side dewarping of streams from the Bosch FLEXIDOME IP panoramic camera family.
Advanced Features Significantly Reduce Bandwidth and Storage Requirements and Costs Associated with High-Resolution Video
Arke utilizes a user’s mobile phone to bring additional functionality to PIN-based visitor management through Paxton’s Net2 access control.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released hours of surveillance footage from the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.
NYC-based security and communications firm helps NYC residents on the go stay fit and keep health top of mind by providing mobile access to gym facilities at Fetner Residential buildings.
Open Options and Axis Communications announce the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller.
NTT Security Corporationhas started its operations as a specialized security company of NTT Group, bringing together NTT’s advanced analytics technologies, threat intelligence and security experts.
How Fluidmesh technology is making a high-risk neighborhood safer.
Bryan McGee Appointed as South Central Sales Manager
Dr. Jain is one of the leading pioneers and scientists in the field of biometrics and also serves as a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Michigan State University.
A recent study found that almost all of the network software vulnerabilities detected in the last year could have been prevented by software fixes and patches that were readily available before a breach occurred.
Wright State University stated they would not host the first presidential debate of the general election.
Baltimore Police Department released video of a car colliding with a parked police car while the driver was playing Pokémon Go.
NYC-based security and communications firm helps secure the largest residential building in the world designed to meet Passive House standards.
Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University has closed for the duration of the RNC as students voice concerns over safety.
On August 1, 2016 S.B. 11, otherwise known as the campus carry law, will go into effect.
Houston’s deployment of Edge360 and powerful IDIS mobile video surveillance solutions helped maximize security and safety during popular community festival.
Arteco announced today the appointment of Nate Buchanan to the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for the United States.
Carole was named Woman of the Year in 2012 in recognition of her contributions.
Harris brings more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources to the company, including more than 25 years at leading national retailer, JCPenney.
Amdocs Founder and Former Retalix Chairman Invests in FST and is
Poised to Lead In-Motion Identification Provider in Major Growth Phase
Alton Sterling died as the result of a police shooting in Baton Rouge on July 5. A video of the incident has caused national outrage.
Technology is changing rapidly, transforming the campus landscape. Mobility trends, real-time, location-based services/global positioning systems (GPS) and even social media are having an impact.
With guidance from JTI Security, a Tulsa-based integrator and Axis partner, the university replaced its end-of-life analog cameras with more than 300 high-resolution, fixed dome and PTZ network cameras from Axis.
With approximately 32,000 full-time students, 16,000 part-time students, and 16,000 staff and affiliates, the University of Sydney faces the same security risks as a small city including theft, disorderly conduct, assault and vandalism.
Maintaining and/or upgrading physical security systems is a challenge for schools across the country, and the Brunswick School Department is no different.
Berklee College of Music is home to a lot of talented musicians, but also to a variety of expensive audio equipment.
Regardless of whether a lockdown situation occurs because of an intruder, a threat against the school or severe weather, it is important to plan for what happens after the lockdown is initiated.
Universities across the nation are making safety for their students a top priority.
One of the easiest ways to achieve this is to choose an ID issuance solution that allows the card issuer to combine multiple issuance steps into a single and seamless process—all from within the same printing device.
Saint Joseph's University is heading into the final leg of its strategic plan, Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future, which focuses on increased academic distinction, facility enhancements and endowment growth. As part of the facility enhancements, it was deemed necessary to replace core systems throughout the campus that related to life safety and security.
Company to provide discount on residential security services for members of prominent non-profit.
Each of these four key components are essential in establishing a solid defense against would-be cyber-attacks.
Monitronics donated $20,000 in security hardware and monitoring to the Agape Women’s Shelter, including new professionally-installed, monitored security systems throughout the shelter and in all of the residents’ homes.
Second Annual Security Industry Softball Game Scheduled for August 20.
IdentiSys Inc. has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces
in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.
Intel could never make full use of the McAfee business, which it bought in 2010.
It was critical for Ripon to deploy a comprehensive safety and security program that streamlined access management across the expansive campus.
Dortronics today announced that Skip Burnham has joined the company to fill the newly created position of coordinating sales efforts through architects, engineers and specifiers.
A security firm analyzed open security cameras and concluded which U.S. cities have the most unsecured cameras in use.
Schools, law enforcement and other institutions to experience first-hand the benefits and ease-of-use of cutting-edge audio analytics technology.
Father’s Day is just around the corner; give Dad the gift of security with one of these products.
Next-Generation IDIS Solution ensures robust safety and security environment for both patients and staff.
STANLEY Security has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com, connecting America’s military personnel with civilian careers, as a Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military.
At NRF PROTECT 2016, IDIS will demonstrate its total surveillance solution for the retail marketplace, featuring its powerful 5MP 360° Super Fisheye Camera, intuitive Smart UX camera controls, and new video analytics offerings.
Experienced Executive to Continue to Drive Growth and Momentum of Company’s Industry-Leading PIAM Solution.
ASIS International sends its heartfelt condolences to the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
Colleges in the Orlando area are increasing police presence on campus following the terror attack at a nightclub that killed 49 and injured approximately 50 more.
Vanderbilt announced today that Mark Mabee has been named the company’s new Southeast Regional Sales Manager.
In the wake of mass shootings, many schools are asking themselves this question.
In the week following the murder-suicide that happened on UCLA’s campus, safety officials have created a task force to deal with security issues.
ACRE is delighted to announce that Joe Grillo, the CEO of its subsidiary company, Vanderbilt, has been named by IFSEC Global as the No.1 in a poll of the 50 Most Influential People in Security and Fire 2016.
Open Options has partnered with NEC Corporation of America (NEC) to offer DNA Fusion access control software users a high available and redundancy solution
Premier provider of integrated security and low-voltage system technologies brings all of its companies under one umbrella with launch of new corporate website.
Managed power is an essential element in a comprehensive security solution and its continued evolution helps ensure the operational integrity of today’s integrated systems.
New Skill for Amazon Echo Adds Security and Convenience to Smarter Home Security
Two people were killed at UCLA in a murder-suicide.
ACRE has named Matthew Barnette as the new President of Mercury Security.
Davenport Hotels has relied on an analog video surveillance system for the existing hotel facilities and structures. For the new Davenport Grand Hotel, hotel management wanted to ensure the safety and security of its guests, employees, and visitors while helping to prevent theft and other loss.
Unique business model provides new RMR opportunities for security dealers.
Company Aligns with the Data Science Community to Maximize Analytics by Removing the Risks of Sensitive Data Exposure
A new surveillance system could give police departments access to any camera that isn’t password protected.
The Mall at Millenia in Orlando, Florida uses its good reputation to prevent crime at the facility.
Sees new opportunities to add value to partners and the customer experience
Strategic Partnership Strengthens Louroe Electronics’ Presence in South East
Four promotions in total were announced.
Baseball season is upon us, and with it comes the announcement of TRI-ED's 2016 Stadium Tour training program & schedule.
New Appointments Strengthen Company's Commitment as AV Infrastructure Market Leader.
Death Valley National Park in Nevada is investigating an incident involving three vandals.
This forum will provide attendees an opportunity to hear first-hand unique perspectives and experiences in the security industry.
ONVIF® announced the formation of the ONVIF Use Case Working Group (WG).
Today’s security leaders must present solutions to enterprise organizations that meet the needs of these diverse organizations.
Many companies are developing new ways to handle access control and identity authentication for their customers to combat the increasing number of security breaches and the acknowledged flaws in the PIN and password model. Yahoo is the latest company to deploy a service aimed at replacing the password.
College and university, corporate, and hospital campuses are all understood to be safe environments. Inevitably, they become easy targets for social media abuse resulting in security threats, and open venues that encourage community gathering.
A TV station in Baltimore is grateful for added security measures after bizarre standoff with costumed man.
Smiths Group focuses on global technology in security with $710m acquisition.
Beacon Endpoint Profiler version 4.3 Enhances Visibility, Onboarding, Monitoring and Enforcement for Connected Devices
Colorado school district continues to roll out cameras and hybrid NVRs en route to comprehensive PSIM system
The scalable, open-platform solution provides flexibility for every season
Combined technologies deliver greater intelligence and situational awareness
Quantum has re-certified their SAFE Software version 4.9 with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry v8.0.2 Access Control Software and future v8.x versions.
The IQ Certification Board recently elected Ron Petrarca, Operations Director of Huntington, NY based Electronix Systems Central Station Alarms, Inc. as the newest member to join the board.
While some restaurant owners may see video surveillance as a “nice-to-have,” to improve security and deter theft, more owners are seeing their investment in surveillance pay off in surprising ways.
The Nordic security group, Sector Alarm has acquired the Finnish G4S, one of Finland’s biggest security companies.
Police in Midlothian, Texas are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in a bizarre murder case.
Jack will be responsible for leading the OpenEye regional sales organization selling business solutions
Video Surveillance Solutions from Dahua Now Available in 103 ADI Store Locations throughout the US and Canada.
Funds Raised at ISC West 2016 to Benefit Children in Need
New AXIS M30 Series Cameras Tap Prism’s Visual Access, IoT Device Management and Analytics Capabilities.
Orion Entrance Control, Inc. will showcase the latest technology in turnstiles and lane control software at the 26th annual ASIS NYC Security Conference and Expo.
New RLGE2FE16R designed to prevent unauthorized network access.
Washington State’s most populous county integrates emergency notification, video surveillance and access control systems with single-user interface solution.
Based on research done by Intel Security, there is a c-level blind spot when it comes to the vulnerabilities of the cloud.
The last day of ISC West saw some unexpected and innovative products
The Chicago Police Department will be arming officers in gang-plagued areas with body cameras that will continuously record
The University of Texas’ student population is petitioning for more campus security following the murder of a freshman on campus.
Day 1 of ISC West kicked off with some exciting innovation as well as some award winning products.
As a camera views and records in 360 degrees, a circular, distorted image is produced, making it essential to process the image so that the human eye can comprehend the image easily.
Wireless locks are increasingly becoming the solution of choice in commercial facilities worldwide.
With almost 33,000 students and just under 5,000 academic and administrative staff, BYU takes its responsibility to provide a secure environment for students, staff and visitors very seriously.
Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.
A top tier university serving more than 40,000 students needed a cost effective way to improve the level of security at its non-card access controlled doors.
Sensationalism drives increased risk of copycats
School surveillance continues to be one of the most important markets for video surveillance, And with good reason.
Providing Even More Dealers, More Features & Cost-Savings
Citizen Schools mobilizes teams of educators and volunteers to lead real-world learning projects and provide academic support, helping students discover and achieve their dreams.
Konica Minolta has entered into a share transfer agreement with MOBOTIX.
Vanderbilt has made a number of hires for its global executive leadership team
Paxton has appointed Dale Clement as Regional Sales Manager for the Western US and Paul deLaski for the Northeast US.
Yet another hospital was tossed into chaos after its computers were infected by hackers.
Partnership expands IDIS Total Solution offering enabling smarter HD surveillance .
After the attacks in Belgium, experts are looking into the vulnerabilities associated with long lines at security checkpoints.
Visit ISC West Booth 7125 to demo the exciting features of DNA Fusion access control & apps.
Seminar to Deliver Insights on Game-Changing Technologies
LRG will award two winning Dealer entries and two winning Distributor entries each month.
Paxton has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, Hikvision.
Industry Sales Management Veteran Joins the Product Development Powerhouse
Three separate incidents have been reported in the last five months.
Morse Watchmans’ newest video titled “Think Inside the Box” tells the story of the company’s strong technology leadership and the innovative features.
Here’s six ways that banks and credit unions are using intelligent video surveillance systems to improve fraud defenses.
Cisneros will oversee the Technical Services team globally.
Lyons will report to Jorge Hevia, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing.
Dell commissioned a survey to obtain a comprehensive look at how decision makers in the mid-market – as well as the C-Suite – view data security trends.
Industry Leader Continues Growth and Innovation under New Name
Less than 24 hours after a sheriff installs security cameras on her own dime, a jail fight is documented.
Researchers say that police drones used for surveillance can be hacked with a rather inexpensive kit.
In this newly created position, Mr. Xiao is responsible for the overall coordination, functional management and leadership of all sales activities in the APAC region.
Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher Touch Integrates with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry System.
4K and Ultra High Definition (UHD) video content has approximately four times the resolution (4 times the number of actual pixels) of 1080p full HD. 1080p content has more than twice than 720p resolution. Add audio, metadata, potential multiple camera streams and you’ll soon be asking how you can deliver such high resolution over limited bandwidth connections or simply how to reduce storage costs.
Honeywell acquires RSI Video Technologies in a move to address the growing demand for video verification to reduce false alarms.
Business is booming in higher education, and campuses all around the country are stepping up to the challenge to enhance security.
Cyberattacks are on the rise. Whether via IT infrastructure or internally, the Security Industry faces the challenge of guaranteeing that the data in their systems remains private, properly protected and encrypted.
United Technologies rejected a $90.7 billion offer from rival supplier, Honeywell Inc.
Milestone Systems announced at the annual MIPS event their move from Open Platform Company to Open Platform Community.
This year’s Oscar show will be the first since the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris resulting in intense security of those attending.
Having the best, most accessible technical support team will ensure the safety and security of not only your data and staff, but will be an added benefit to your company’s long-term bottom line, as well.
New Executives Include Chief Information Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Product Development
The identification cards worn by emergency personnel face challenging conditions, not only from temperature extremes and inclement weather, but also from bodily fluids of patients being treated.
The lockout/tagout company positions itself for growth by expanding and branching out.
Department of Homeland Security Inspector General released a report stating there were many security lapses found at Border Patrol Facilities along the Southwest Border.
Dallas train systems are beefing up their security by installing cameras with facial-recognition software.
Washington D.C. is offering rebates to those who install security cameras outside buildings.
Today’s retailers, both large and small, are tasked with increasing awareness in their stores to best control crowds, reduce theft and minimize liability.
Atlanta will see the installation of new security cameras and license plate readers as part of a security master plan.
Hikvision USA announced that the Memphis Police Department has been honored with a Homeland Security Award as a result of their partnership with Hikvision.
As a certified partner, OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 Video Management Software integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System.
‘Lean’ experienced, Campbell brings years of service experience to the company.
A university in Tennessee is replacing old exterior doors and replacing them with door units centrally controlled by a locking system.
Hikvision® Canada, a leader in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce that the company has been named Vendor of the Year by ADI Global Distribution.
Transaction Delivers Significant Value to The ADT Corporation Stockholders and Provides Path for Future Growth of the Businesses Through the Combination of ADT and Protection 1
ASSA ABLOY has successfully completed the acquisition of the ADAEZ Pro line of specialty door operators from EDMIT Industries.
A school shooting in Arizona ends with two fatally shot students.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has recently seen a $3.6 million boost in security.
Body cameras used by the police is definitely happening, but there are some important issues to be concerned about, such as privacy, public access, storage and disciplinary actions for the tampering of footage.
Bryon brings a record of sales success earned at Network Video Technologies, Panasonic, and Sony across a wide range of high technology products.
Jeff Smith has been promoted to District Manager of the DC Metro Area, while Erik Beck has been hired as the new General Manager for the Denver area.
Absolute Software Corporation has released their top four theft recoveries in 2015.
Thousands of people pour into New Orleans for Mardi Gras but what are authorities doing to ensure the safety of those celebrating?
Story and live demonstration to be presented at World Game Protection Conference
Honeywell has entered into an agreement to acquire Xtralis, a global provider of smoke detection and perimeter security technologies.
The University of Central Florida is investigating a data breach that left 63,000 Social Security numbers vulnerable.
JoAnna Sohovich to lead Elmhurst-based corporation
Rep Organization to Manage Sales Activity in Eastern Canada
Hutt has 25 years of experience in the industry
Providing Consistent Solutions for Sun Control Since 1966
The MasterCard Card Quality Management audit covers HID Global’s contactless and dual interface inlays for banking and payment solutions.
Each quarter, Camden will select one entry to receive a $500 Visa Gift Card prize. Winners will be featured on the Camden website, Facebook page and social media sites.
Viscount Systems announced today the hiring of Yvonne Zheng as its Principal Financial Officer
Paxton’s building intelligence system, net10, is now available to purchase.
Pivot3, a pioneer and innovator in the development of hyper-converged infrastructure, announced that it will acquire NexGen Storage, a privately held leading provider of hybrid storage appliances, dynamic all-flash arrays and Quality of Service capabilities.
Mission 500 Announces Call for Nominations for 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Award and Humanitarian Award
Johnson Controls strikes $20 billion Tyco Acquisition, company to be based in Ireland.
Pelco by Schneider Electric Announces Integration of Optera and Spectra Camera Ranges with Genetec Security Center
At least 19 dead in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan.
Orion Entrance Control, Inc., has added three team members — Corey Carroll, Justin Gill, and Joe Scott — to support continued company growth.
Arteco Global has appointed D. Edmond Frischer as Regional Sales Manager West for the Arteco U.S. Sales Team.
Better late than never, the NYCHA has installed security cameras at some of their developments.
Schools across the northern states are reacting to threats of bombs and mass shootings.
Peter J. O'Neil has joined ASIS International as Executive VP and CEO
Middle East Expansion Reflects Vicon’s Commitment to Region.
In her new position, Doyle will be responsible for managing new and existing accounts as the company continues its growth in the region.
There are 1.5 billion reasons to be on the ball.
Digital Watchdog released information announcing the integration of the company's powerful DW Spectrum IPVMS with RBH Access Integra32.
Code Blue Corporation has made a promotion and a new hire to bolster its team.
Anixter is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the 2015 Customer Satisfaction Award from Johnson Controls.
Louisville schools operate under heightened security due to anonymous, vague threat.
Security companies are making a splash at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, take a peek into our roundup of the coolest products.
AMAG Technology certified partner, Bosch Security Systems, certified its digital recording solutions with Symmetry v8.0.1 access control system.
The Security Industry Association announced that Janet Fenner, Director of Marketing North America for Samsung Techwin America, has been appointed to the position of Chair, SIA Marketing Committee.
Nervous flyer? Find out who are the world’s safest airlines.
The GTS line will support CGI's LiftMaster brand by diversifying the LiftMaster product offering, adding road spikes, traffic barriers and systems to its current line of Perimeter Access Solutions.
In what has become an increasingly volatile climate, colleges and universities are expected to anticipate the needs of their students, faculty and visitors, and are now designing campus environments to ensure safety and security for all.
A recent survey revealed 70 percent of campus threat teams are meeting once or twice a week to review current situations. With mounting job responsibilities, finding time to get together in person and discuss is difficult.
Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.
Phalanx Barrier Continuously Opened and Closed 24/7 for 14 Months
During a lockdown, first responders and authorities on the scene work to confirm and contain the threat, and then to neutralize it.
At Joliet Junior College, they have embraced the idea of technology-driven security to improve safety, response and resolution of issues across their campuses.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, a 664-bed hospital, wanted to increase security and simplify its key system, starting with its new 14-story, 375-bed tower hospital building.
Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP Surveillance Technology, Access Control or Networking.
Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating system, adding to a robust suite of features by which users can control and automate lighting, music, security and energy throughout the home.
It seems all we read about in 2015 was data breaches, data breaches and more data breaches.
Don’t let your holiday season turn be ruined by bad security.
Throughout America, schools have made great strides in creating a safety-first culture while federal, state and local governments have also offered expertise to help schools create a more secure environment.
Augusta County closed cancelled school due to security concerns following an Islamic worksheet controversy.
The American Integrated Security Group opened a new office in Ohio to serve the Midwest Region of North America.
Ask any SIA manufacturer member to state the most likely threats to future business growth and many will cite complex regulatory requirements, changing economic conditions and finding highly-skilled workers.
New Samsung WiseNet Camera App records directly to disk.
Initiative delivers unprecedented technical support and growth opportunities to certified integrators.
New York and Miami events raise money for children in need.
Laura Freeny to Ensure the Highest Level of Support for Security Professionals
Target is back on the naughty list after a tech security company found that users’ data could be pulled from a gift registry app.
All LAUSD schools were closed after an electronic threat risked the safety of students.
On the third anniversary of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, we take a look into the school being built on the site of the shooting.
Effective January 1, 2016, Doug Richard will take over leading Midwest Alarm Services
DJI And FLIR Systems announced a collaboration in which they would product a thermal imaging camera that can be attached to a drone.
Vanderbilt today announced the addition of Glen Greer as Director of Product Lines.
OnSSI’s Ocularis 5.1 approved for use with latest versions of the Lenel OnGuard Access Control Security System.
Axis recognized BSI’s performance and collaboration with partner award at ACCC 2015
Officials review protocols and take steps in a new direction following recent events with mass shootings.
Hidekazu Suzuki simultaneously named Senior Vice President
Ensure that your front porch isn’t a victim of “porch piracy” with these 3 simple holiday package tips.
The Chapel Hill university warned students and staff to stay inside after reports of an armed and dangerous person.
Video surveillance technology has come a long way from the days when analog CCTV cameras dominated the market.
BEI Security introduces new product at the Hi-Tech Defense Industry Fair.
Total Recall is the video surveillance integrator for the Statue of Liberty
Kathleen Schraufnagel, Industry Liaison for Monitronics was chosen as the newest member to join the IQ Certification Board.
STANLEY Security and I-View announce their partnership for live, actionable verified alarm response system.
Fifth Third Bancorp, one of the top 15 banks in the U.S., is well on its way toward completing a major upgrade of its video surveillance system.
Altronix Offers Innovative Power and Transmission Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance, Access and Security Applications
The recently launched 5MP Super Fisheye Camera is noted for high performance, dual-side dewarping, ease of installation, and smooth operation.
Microsoft plans to invest in new security plan after several high-profile cyber attacks.
Pat Comunale will grow out a mustache to raise awareness.
Albany County Jail plan to make security upgrades worth over $200,000.
After years in the industry, Guy Apple has started an outsourced marketing firm.
Fast-growing cyber security software firm attracts new clients in UK and US.
The company hadded a new VP of Sales for EMEA and a VP of Sales for the Americas.
A Capital One survey found that eighty-five percent also expect improved financial performance.
Video surveillance helps to map out events of triple shooting near subway entrance.
Why safe travel doesn’t have to mean slow travel
Dropbox creates Enterprise version of app to combat their reputation of being a low security file-sharing platform.
Flood will work on Integrated Biometrics’ partner services infrastructure.
The company provided an update on activities and accomplishments over the years.
Fort Bend County installs infinias Intelli-M slated to scale up to 1500 doors at multiple locations.
Police investigate after suspect stabs four victims at the University of California, Merced.
KPMG and BalaBit have released the results of study involving IT service providers.
STANLEY partners with Wounded Warrior Project, Warriors to Work Program and Bradley-Morris, Inc. to employ former U.S. service members.
Retailers are deciding not to change over to credit card chip transactions until after the holiday season.
VSaaS solutions have been around for a while now, offering what many see as more efficient software maintenance and support for their surveillance systems.
The San Diego Unified School District’s previous video surveillance solution presented a number of problems. It required two management servers in which most settings had to be replicated between the two, which was awkward and cumbersome.
Designed to a be a state-of-theart facility for students and faculty members at Oregon State University, Austin Hall could represent one of the most unique systems integration projects within the higher education market in the United States.
A layered approach to network security is the most reliable way of ensuring peace of mind against Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) forms of cyberattacks because no modern company can afford the surefire method of protection
This issue of Campus Security & Life Safety has an interesting take on security. I think I’ve taken it for granted, but when you talk about camera installation, you have to think about the lens for the camera.
Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.
Vandalism and destruction of property are not the only concerns at schools. Sadly, theft, assaults and campus shootings are also important issues.
One of the campus’s current projects is the renovation and expansion of the Rietz Student Union that prompted the discovery of several ‘dead zones’ in the outdoor notification program.
This is a story of lens selection gone wrong, and right. Often it seems lens selection is not given much attention, and at worst is an afterthought.
As IT security professionals, we’re great at providing our clients with firewalls, encryption software and other technological safeguards against data breaches. But, did you know that even your best-protected clients may face an even greater threat than poorly managed networks and systems?
Sharad Shekhar has been named the newest CEO for Pelco by Schneider Electric.
Waco PD releases the video from inside the restaurant and patio on the day of the shootout that left 9 dead.
Poor security habits from employees could lead to a cybersecurity breach.
SureView Systems partners with integration firm to create easy-to-use platform for customers.
An officer is under investigation after the violent arrest of a high school student.
USA affiliate Andrews International acquires Entourage Security Management as a way to expand overseas.
A campus security email said that a New Jersey City University staff member has his wallet stolen by three juveniles.
Four dead and many more injured after a car crashes into parade audience.
Milestone Systems' open platform IP video management software (VMS) is the flexible foundation for continuing expansion by the Mission Consolidated Independent School District (Mission CISD) in South Texas.
One person was shot and killed at Tennessee State University Thursday night.
The University of Phoenix is now accepting applications to award ten full-tuition scholarships.
When Willow Lane Business Park was required to upgrade their existing analogue video surveillance system, the Business Park chose the wireless solutions from Fluidmesh Networks to meet their needs.
A full range of products for law enforcement, military and government now available to KJB's network of government agencies and retailers.
DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced today the release of its new VMS platform: United VMS 7.0, the platform of choice for corporations and organizations from entry-level to enterprise.
OffSite Vision Holdings, Inc. (OSVH) today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the ISC East show, the east coast’s largest security show that will bring together the top security professionals in the industry.
ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, expands the NetWave wireless Ethernet product line with a new, hardened unit for use in challenging applications.
The company is bringing its full-suite of integrations as well as security systems and solutions.
Local security professionals are in support of the Chula Vista Police Department’s program.
The presentation was on flaws in IP cameras.
Physical security solutions encompass data-driven knowledge to help anticipate future incidents.
IT leaders today face complex threats in protecting corporate IT networks from cyber threats that include spoofing, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and many other network risks.
High definition (HD) and megapixel camera technology continues to evolve, and now 4K is emerging as the latest advancement to video surveillance imaging for security applications.
Dancing Moose turned to Stone Security of Salt Lake City to design and install the state-of-the-art, integrated monitoring and security system.
As the Internet of Things becomes more prevalent in today’s world, smart locks and access control systems are at the heart of the revolution.
Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator. Specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP surveillance technology, access control, or networking.
University Hospital, the teaching hospital of San Antonio’s University Health Systems is a sprawling campus in the South Texas Medical Center, and one of the health system’s 23 locations across the community that needed the latest security technology.
What to do after a lockdown has been initiated.
New partnerships and sales expansions accelerating global reach.
Provides a high performance, reliable and affordable long-term IP video retention.
Deadbolt locks provide instant activation and protection.
Ahmed Mohamed was detained after his teacher notified authorities.
Success found by taking ideas that seemed like sound concepts and putt them into practice in a scalable way.
To unveil exciting new products and also to sponsor ASIS Texas Night at ASIS 2015 in California.
University Hospital, the teaching hospital of San Antonio's University Health Systems is a sprawling campus in the South Texas Medical Center, and one of the health system's 23 locations across the community that needed the latest security technology.
Number one concern is safety and security balanced with a welcoming, friendly environment for residents, families and visitors.
New technology helps improve school safety by tracking threats, bullying and more on Twitter and Instagram.
New name reflects expertise in creating end-to-end, high-assurance identity management programs and digital identities for organizations and individuals.
Security powerhouses join forces to achieve rapid market penetration with groundbreaking and disruptive ALPR-based video analytics technology.
Integrating with school's existing infrastructure a smart choice especially when used with video surveillance and data systems.
First integrated healthcare facility in the country to provide comprehensive healthcare solution employing advanced medical equipment and professional medical staff.
School district in California taking relationship building to heart.
Southwestern High School in Shelbyville, Ind., is testing some innovative new security measures to keep kids safe
The IKS-WR7412 IP dome camera delivers high-definition video in challenging applications.
Despite all the unknowns in this case, we do have one solid and incontrovertible fact: Flanagan was apprehended very quickly by Virginia State Police. The reason is because he was detected by an Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system.
MegaPX ATM Camera delivers sharp megapixel images and compact, no-shift design.
Sci-fi-like, crime-fighting robots act as roaming security guards all across Silicon Valley.
Award based on customer service reviews and recommendations among alarm system companies.
Teenager texts apology to the parents of the students he was about to kill.
The continuing threat posed by global terrorism has driven huge amounts of government investment into electronic surveillance, as well as both wide and targeted physical monitoring systems in our cities.
Cloud computing offers numerous benefits, such as powerful processing capabilities, improved access, higher availability and significant savings with on-demand hosting.
From data breaches to security system compromises, there’s a ‘cloud’ hanging over hosted environments, labeling them unsafe or subject to easy compromise.
With four or more access points around your property, there is no way that you can keep eyes at all entry points, especially if all can’t be viewed from a single location.
Highlights unique benefits and ease of use of FocusScan and SecureScan.
Certification between vSTAC and XProtect ensures availability and performance.
Solution delivers lockdown alerts with status and communications.
Vast number of schools printing their cards in-house instead of relying on third-party service bureau.
Award presented in facility at Cwmfelinfach, UK and related to solenoid actuator assmeblies.
Easier to use and offers a variety of feature enrichments, including support for a variety of foreign languages.
Newest DirectIP integrations enhance IDIS’s ability to meet customer needs for seamless security solutions.
Siklu to provide wireless connectivity via tiny, interference-free Gigabit radio, the EH-600T.
Visitors can explore features and benefits by seeing NVRs, cameras, and monitors in action, first hand.
BB&T Ballpark ensures the finest guest experience while protecting its newly-built $55 million facility from threats with unified video surveillance and access control.
Provides common video interface for a wide range of vertical market applications.
Represents company's strong commitment to Canadian market.
Enhances awareness, response time and operational efficiencies.
Maintaining a secure environment with proven technology to assist in reducing crime and speeding up investigations.
Internet-connected vehicles becoming target for tech-savvy cyber criminals.
Some public Wi-Fi hotspots are provided by con artists.
New location to support rapid market growth, tap into area’s engineering expertise.
Intersecting business into the professionalization of information security debate.
The funding was led by TPG Growth.
5 steps to help professionalize the cybersecurity workforce.
In recent years, the cruise industry has received a lot of attention from the news media regarding serious security issues onboard its vessels, ranging from people falling overboard to sexual assaults.
Those words are often associated with the real estate industry, but the security community can also apply that mantra to the all-important issue of camera placement for optimizing analytics.
Bland was found dead in her jail cell three days later.
Applies to any audio systems purchased with company's speakers as well as company's IP and analog surveillance products.
More than 1,200 rhinos were killed in South Africa last year.
Most requested feature added to Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training.
Link Layered Networks extend the functionality and reliability of private wireless mesh radio networks.
The security guard worked at the apartment complex adjacent to the lot.
Specifically designed for DIY small businesses and homeowners.
Connsec Products and IAVI Canada added to growing global sales network.
SMS access control technology helps protect students, staff and visitors.
100 school buses for the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman's National Charity School equipped with company's CCTV cameras, DVRs and driver LCD screens.
New emergency management platform helps ensure safer schools with improved campus monitoring and real-time emergency reporting.
QID Classroom Safe Haven solution maintains responder access.
Identifies suspicious events occurring throughout IT systems.
Take into consideration the hackers' motivation, then develop a plan of action.
Mitigate insider threat and improve perimeter security and personnel assurance to ensure only trusted resources have access.
Affordability of an analog dome camera with the new CMD2422 series camera that captures the entire scene.
Until recently, the Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) video security system was limited by the capacities of its servers.
Mid State Fire & Systems, a fire and life safety system installer and service provider in Ocala, Fla., is dedicated to providing quality service to customers at a competitive price.
Western Michigan University, located in Kalamazoo, Mich., is a national research university serving students from across the United States and 100 additional countries.
Combination of technologies deliver unique solutions for IoT networking.
Located in the heart of Albany, N.Y.’s capital city, The College of Saint Rose offers 4,500 students a rigorous educational experience that extends their learning beyond the campus to the vibrant urban environment in which they live.
With one recent study projecting the mass notification market to be worth more than $6.4 billion by 2018, it is obvious that more and more institutions are turning toward a layered approach to deliver emergency alerts.
Sycamore School District in Illinois is comprised of seven schools ranging from elementary to secondary schools.
When some children drop out of school, that is all of the formal education they may ever receive.
The researcher known as Mudge plans to start a non-profit devoted to software security.
5 areas that you must focus on in your facility to enhance security.
Standalone network video recorder including built in PoE.
PennyAlert pushes alerts, diagnostics, corrective actions and ticketing automatically.
Leading-edge technology provides indoor and outdoor gunfire detection and alerts.
No balance when it comes to every school in America having access to the same types of security products.
Allows Drako to build upon his current stake in the VSaaS market.
National Center for Education Statistics reports rate of violent incidents per 1,000 students in 2013-14 was lower than in 2009-10.
New 8- and 16-channel models include PoE switches for complete local camera management.
An apartment complex across the street from UCF’s campus has been under fire for failing to keep its residents safe.
High-performance, high-resolution thermal security camera dramatically reduces false alarms.
To discuss Open Options' DNA Fusion access control software and it's suite of supporting applications.
Perimeter electronic security systems to include intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control, and public address systems.
Company to host booth raffle to give away covert cigarette lighter video recorder.
Bud Broomhead, CEO, Viakoo wonders how you are managing the performance of your video surveillance infrastructure.
Brings new ease, speed, efficiency to enterprise compliance and breach prevention.
The tests were conducted by Homeland Security Red Teams.
Initiative to fit ships and drill rigs with advanced video systems based on Milestone XProtect.
SOLVEIL solar, wireless surveillance solution enhances TEW Plus product portfolio by driving opportunity in the UK.
Budget constraints not an issue with Safe@School program that brings community together to support local schools.
Strategic global expansion delivers more comprehensive range of products.
Territory coverage includes Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.
The consolidation of video systems delivers new levels of situational awareness and security intelligence.
Members of city council are demanding better security after a woman was sexually assaulted inside a Philadelphia parking garage.
The Boston Public Library’s largest union had repeatedly complained about the lack of security during renovations.