ISC West Live 2017

Campus Security


Live From ISC West 2017 Now Available

Live From ISC West 2017 Now Available

The live webpage will frequently update with content from the show floor.

3 Packing Tips for ISC West

3 Packing Tips for ISC West

If there is anything I’ve learned in my one year at ISC West it’s how to pack for the event.

Vicon Introduces Wide Selection of H.265 Cameras at ISC West

These HD Cameras Reduce Bandwidth Utilization and Storage Requirements

How to prepare your network and defend against the “Gadget Hordes”

How to Prepare Your Network and Defend Against the “Gadget Hordes”

With each passing year, network and security administrators have been faced with more and more devices appearing inside the walls of their corporate network.

Warren Associates To Market and Sell SALTO Systems Electronic Lock Solutions in Northern California, Rocky Mountain States

SALTO Systems has hired Warren Associates to market and sell SALTO’s innovative security products in Northern California, Northern Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Idaho.

MONI Smart Security to Emerge at ISC West 2017 Better Faster and Stronger

New programs, partnerships and accolades command recognition

Brivo Announces Partnership with Mercury Security

Brivo Announces Partnership with Mercury Security To Support An Open Hardware Platform for its Access Control Solution

Panel of Industry Execs to Discuss the Impact of the IoT at ISC West 2017

Panel to Address Benefits and Downside of Technologies Driving Networked Systems



Protests after Release of New Michael Brown Surveillance Footage

Protests after Release of New Michael Brown Surveillance Footage

New video shows Michael Brown at the convenience store police say he robbed hours before he died.

Hanwha Techwin Debuts New Website

Hanwha Techwin America is introducing their advanced web site.

Ransomware Rundown: What Businesses Need to Know

Ransomware Rundown: What Businesses Need to Know

Today as the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve at breakneck speed, so do the threats, and the amount of data we have sitting with the different organizations we deal with is growing each day.

Senate Calls for Increased Security as Threats on Jewish Centers Rise

Jewish Community Centers around the U.S. faced another wave of bomb threats on Tuesday.

ISONAS Kicks Off New Year with the Release of Pure Access 2.0 Software Platform

Leading Colorado-based access control manufacturer brings new features to its Pure Access Software to better serve customers

Bosch Security Systems drives forward its video security business together with Sony

Bosch takes further steps in cooperation with Sony towards setting new standards in the field of video security solutions

Westinghouse Security Adds Starlight Color Camera Series to Lineup

Westinghouse Security Adds Starlight Color Camera Series to Lineup

Pivot3 Names Mark Maisano as Vice President of Channel Sales

Maisano brings over 15 years of channel expertise, delivering record-setting sales and revenue growth in competitive markets for companies like Acronis, Ingram Micro and Seagate Technology.

Milestone Systems names Bosch its 2016 Camera Partner of the Year

Milestone Systems names Bosch its 2016 Camera Partner of the Year

Milestone Sets Out to Make the World See

Milestone Sets Out to Make the World See

Milestone Systems is the number one VMS worldwide, but they are searching for more.

Security Professionals Run for Children at Mission 500's 8th Annual Security 5K/2K at ISC West

Security Professionals Run for Children at Mission 500’s 8th Annual Security 5K/2K at ISC West

A Line of Sight

A Line of Sight

Video surveillance is both a science and an art. Success often depends on whether you match the right camera with the right lens.

Adopting Tomorrow

Adopting Tomorrow

It’s not hard to imagine any number of players in the security industry asking a similar question over the past decade or so, as they contemplated the challenges inherent in realizing the full benefit of IP networked technologies in the surveillance industry.

Eye on the Networks

Eye on the Networks

Fast, resilient wireless networks are ideal for public safety operations requiring real-time data, like surveillance video streams—but as with any technology used for mission-critical applications, there must be a way to ensure the network always functions.

High profile Security

High-profile Security

With 150 miles of pristine coastline, 27 miles of sublime beaches and an enticing overall annual temperature of 72.7 degrees, it’s no wonder that Manatee County is a magnet for people looking for a great place to live and work in Florida.

ALLie in the Family

Imagine a camera that is 360° by 360°, which would allow you to never miss a thing at home, and at your business. That technology is already here and has been available for a year or so. ALLie can give you vision of all things important to you.

Securing the Security Camera

Today, protecting critical infrastructures is almost unthinkable without the deployment of security cameras. 24/7 camera monitoring enables security professionals to react and respond in time to possible incidents, but what if those same security cameras become a liability in your company’s security efforts?

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Jewish Community Centers and schools in at least 12 states fell victim to bomb threats on Monday.

Open Options to Exhibit at Inaugural Converged Security Summit

The exhibit is titled, "Protecting What’s Important”

Truck Slams into Crowd at Mardi Gras Parade Injuring 28

Truck Slams into Crowd at Mardi Gras Parade Injuring 28

The man accused of driving a truck into a Mardi Gras parade crowd had a blood-alcohol limit of over three times the legal limit.

5 Tips on Being a Successful Security Guard

5 Tips on Being a Successful Security Guard

Being a security guard is an important job, but it’s a job that often doesn’t get the respect it deserves.

Dahua Technology USA First to Bring 4K Resolution To Coax Cable Infrastructure

HDCVI 3.0 Motorized Cameras Integrate with Dahua XVRs and HCVRs for Total 4K Solution

IDIS and GardaWorld Announce New and Upcoming International Video Surveillance Installations

The leading Cash Services provider in North America is installing IDIS technology across 250+ sites in a multi-national mix of new and upgraded video surveillance capability

Mission 500 Announces Call for Nominations for 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Award and Humanitarian Award

The Awards will be presented at the Security 5/2K Awards Ceremony on April 6, 2017 during ISC West in Las Vegas.

Undercover Evaluation Finds Security Breaches at Chicago Area Schools

Undercover Evaluation Finds Security Breaches at Chicago Area Schools

An undercover evaluation found security breaches at schools in Park Ridge-Niles School District 64.

IDIS Receives Two Prestigious Video Surveillance "World Class Product of Korea" Awards

Korean government recognizes global exports of IDIS IP dome cameras and NVRs

Hikvision to Establish R&D Centre in Montreal and Research Institute in Silicon Valley

Investments Underscore Hikvision’s Commitment to North American Integrator Partners, Will Support the Company’s Presence in the Enterprise Market

IACLEA Announces 2017 Premier Partnership and Educational Initiatives with Stanley Security

STANLEY Security to Provide Major Scholarship Funding for Leadership Conference

Viking Electronics to Exhibit at NFMT 2017

Showcasing American Made Communication and Security Products

Farpointe Warns Access Control Channel to Suggest Customers Add Anti-Hacking Measures

Federal Trade Commission Is Now Insisting on Cyber Security Protection Hacked Access Systems Creating Customer Costs and Embarrassments

Lawmaker Calls for Annual School Security Drills

Lawmaker Calls for Annual School Security Drills

Rep. Gary Day is sponsoring legislation requiring school districts to conduct an annual school security drill.

New US Leadership Team for Paxton Access Inc

Paxton Access, the manufacturer of IP access control and door entry solutions, has announced a new leadership team at its US office, covering the key areas of sales, operations and HR.

Razberi Technologies Drafts Industry Veteran Joe Vitalone as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Video surveillance company reinforces sales leadership to aggressively grow revenue, partnerships, and market share worldwide

Per Mar Security Services Announces Hiring and Promotion

Rusty O'Neill and Russ Nickerson take on new roles

Midwest Alarm Services Announces Promotions

Three new promotions were announced.

Open Options to Present at MIPS 2017

MIPS 2017 is the 12th annual event

Red Hawk Fire & Security Grows with New Florida-based Acquisition

ISOF President Walter Wiseman believes aligning with one of the top independent integrators in the industry will add significant value to customers.

Westinghouse Security Integrates its Z-Wave Enabled RTS Electronic Lock with Alarm.com Platform

Westinghouse Security announces the integration of its RTS lock, including Z-Wave technology, with Alarm.com’s leading platform for the intelligently connected home and business

Jody Ross Promoted to Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development

AMAG Technology is pleased to announce that Jody Ross has been promoted to Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development for AMAG Technology.

The Cloud Keeps Evolving in 2017

The Cloud Keeps Evolving in 2017

Earlier in 2016, when Gartner analysts stated that by 2020, 80 percent of all software will be offered on a subscription basis—this did not come as surprise to us at Genetec.

Bandwidth Throttling

VMS Bandwidth Saving Technologies

Beyond the core functionalities of recording and displaying video, one of the most important capabilities of modern Video Management Software platforms is the ability to reduce bandwidth required for transmitting live video.

Controlling The Keys

Industry Professional

Controlling The Keys

After a year of in–depth research and testing of many systems, the RJUSD found CyberLock’s access control system to be the solution that best fit the district’s needs, including installation and maintenance.

Triggers for Transition

It can be difficult to decide whether and when to make the transition to new access control technology. Transitions are often delayed over budget concerns or because of worries that the process will adversely impact productivity and workflow.

Oklahoma Sheriff to Deploy Body Cameras after 2015 Fatal Shooting

Oklahoma Sheriff to Deploy Body Cameras after 2015 Fatal Shooting

In 2015, an ex-deputy shot and killed an unarmed black man.

Moni Smart Security Introduces Customer Bill of Rights

Company Leads Change in Customer Interaction with Home Security Providers

IDIS Commences Year-Long 20th Anniversary Commemoration

IDIS will mark two decades of innovation with customer, partner, and media events and recognitions across the globe in 2017

5 Injured in Mexican Private School Shooting

5 Injured in Mexican Private School Shooting

A 15-year-old shot a teacher, three students and himself.

Paul Cohn Joins Feenics as Western Regional Business Development Manager

Feenics appointed Paul Cohn as Western Regional Business Development Manager.

Champion Names Nino Zeccardo as Partner/Executive VP, Chief Business Development and Sales Officer

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

SDC Growth Spurs Key Hires for 2017 to Meet Market Demand

Here’s a little more detail about SDC’s new hires.

Hikvision Supports School Security and Success for Students with Disabilities

Hikvision provided cameras used for instruction and security at Kids World in Utah

Bucks County, PA Goes Live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

Bucks County becomes first agency in the State of Pennsylvania to implement ASAP; Alarm users to benefit from faster, more accurate emergency response.

Digi Security Systems Partners with Gallagher to Offer Protection Solutions

Powerful access and control solution gives customers complete site control

Pivot3 Expands Investment in Canadian Market with Two Industry Veterans

Hyperconverged infrastructure technology leader hires two seasoned industry professionals with deep experience in the region.

Mike Botten Joins LVC Sales Team

Growth from 2016 carries over to 2017 with the addition of Mike Botten to the LVC sales team.

Mission 500 Ends Year on a High Note

More than $800K Raised in 2016 for Children and Families in Crisis Across the U.S.

Charlie Johnson Joins LVC Sales Team

The addition of Charlie Johnson to the LVC sales team is an exciting one.

Vicon Announces New Valerus VMS Is Now Available

Vicon Valerus is built on open standards

Aiphone Upgrades GT Series for Multi-Tenant Buildings

Improved video quality, new slim tenant stations and VMS recording connectivity available

Hanwha Techwin America Expands to New Facility

New Location Will Optimize Service and Experience for Customers, Installers and Technology Partners

Sonitrol Reaches Record Number of Criminal Apprehensions

Sonitrol’s verified alarm detection techniques coupled with law enforcement partnerships result in more than 175,000 criminal apprehension to date

ADS Security Begins 2017 with Acquisition of Fire Systems Integrator

Purchase of Falcon Fire Systems in Charleston, SC becomes 22nd branch for ADS.

Open Options Appoints New Northeast US Sales Manager

Open Options is excited to announce David Johnstone as our new Northeast United States sales manager.

Knife Attack at Chinese Kindergarten Leaves 11 Injured

Knife Attack at Chinese Kindergarten Leaves 11 Injured

No children received life-threatening injuries.

Surveillance Footage Shows Toddler Rescuing Twin

Surveillance Footage Shows Toddler Rescuing Twin

A security camera catches footage of a toddler rescuing his twin brother from a fallen dresser.

Extraordinary Protection

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.

What You Need To Know

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.

Plan Of Action

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.

How Safe Is Your Campus?

Effective campus security consists of more than just a budget line-item and the proverbial “knocking on wood” in today’s day and age.

Class Is In Session

Class Is In Session

Students and the facilities in which they attend classes face more threats in today’s society than at any other point in history.

Today's Technology - An Insider's View

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.

Leveraging Data

Leveraging Data

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.

Conquering A Feeding Frenzy

Conquering A Feeding Frenzy

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.

The Building Blocks

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.

Protecting Outdoor Spaces

Protecting Outdoor Spaces

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.

New Solutions To Securing A Campus

At first blush, the concept of bringing military operational and intelligence know-how to campus security may seem strange.

Training and Education Opportunities You Shouldn’t Pass-up

Training and Education Opportunities You Shouldn’t Pass-up

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 to acquire Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker

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 Announces Integration of Aperio Wireless Technology with BadgePass Access Manager

ASSA ABLOY announced the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with Access Manager from BadgePass, an integrated credential management solution.

Sielox Announces Partnership with Milsk Company

Veteran Rep Organization Reinforces Sielox Presence in Ohio Valley

High School Student with Knife on Campus Shot by District Police Officer

High School Student with Knife on Campus Shot by District Police Officer

Police rushed to Hug High School after reports of a knife-wielding student and a shot fired.

Manhunt underway for Suspect Who Shot Two Officers, One Fatally

UPDATE: Americus Suspect Who Shot Two Officers, One Fatally, is Dead

Police responded to a domestic call in Americus, Georgia before being shot upon by the 32-year-old suspect.

IPVideo Corporation Announces Carey Lefebvre as Its Western Regional Channel Manager

New York-based manufacturer of IP-based surveillance and command center solutions expands and hires new Western Regional Channel Manager

Former ASG Security President and CEO Joe Nuccio joins ADT as Senior Vice President, Business Development

Nuccio joins ADT from ASG Security, where he served as President and CEO.

What

What's In Store

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.

IC Realtime appoints Director of Government Practice & Law Enforcement

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

A Sound Solution in Safe Cities

Combating Crime and the Demand for Threat Detection

AFA Protective Systems, Inc. Expands Sales Team & Appoints Regional Sales Manager in Atlanta

New York-based fire & security integrator names new Regional Sales & Business Development Manager, Mike Putman to develop new business opportunities in Georgia

Bosch Security Systems and Sony Establish Partnership for Video Security Business

The two companies join forces by technically collaborating in the field of video security solutions.

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High school students around the country are walking out of class in protest of President-elect Donald Trump.

FST Biometrics Adds Gary Drutin as New Chief Executive Officer

Founder Maj. Gen. (Res.) Aharon Zeevi Farkash to Drive Global Strategy in New Role as President

Knowledge Of The District

Knowledge Of The District

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.

The Proper Foundation

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.

Next Gen Technology

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.

Dismissing Analog

Dismissing Analog

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.

Clean Bill Of Health

Clean Bill Of Health

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.

Commentary

Reacting With Reason

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.

Class In Session

Class In Session

Video analytics enable schools to proactively recognize behaviors to create an efficient and safe environment with minimal disruption.

Protecting Outdoor Campus Spaces

Protecting Outdoor Campus Spaces

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.

Locking Up A Win

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.

The Battle For Bandwidth

The Battle For Bandwidth

Helping customers understand the importance of effective bandwidth management is the key to designing a system that truly supports their needs and priorities.

IDIS America Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager and Inside Sales Hires

The hiring of Douglas Macias and Sabrina Ramirez continues the 2016 growth of the video surveillance powerhouse's sales capabilities

Temple

Temple Student Uses Target Gift Card to Get Past Security in 9 Buildings

Alyssa Mancuso attempted to get into 13 buildings total.

Online Exclusive: How Crowd-Sourced, Global Intel is Changing Travel Risk Management

Online Exclusive: How Crowd-Sourced, Global Intel is Changing Travel Risk Management

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.

UCLA Releases Analysis of Security Following On-Campus Shooting

UCLA Releases Analysis of Security Following On-Campus Shooting

The University of California at Los Angeles has released an analysis of security that listed recommendations following the on-campus shooting in June.

Boon Edam Hires Physics PhD as Engineering Manager

Global entrance manufacturer invests in top talent to meet entrance needs of Fortune 100 companies.

IdentiSys appoints new Senior Vice President of Physical Access and Video Security

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.

South African Police, Students Clash on Campus

South African Police, Students Clash on Campus

“Hell broke out,” when students and police clashed on a South African campus while students protested for free education.

How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively

Online Exclusive: How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively

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.

More Than $250,000 of Refurbished Sony Security Gear Available at Oct. 13 Online Auction

Tiger Group’s Gear Express Auction Marketplace selling more than 900 pieces of excess inventory; many boxed and under warranty.

Feenics Expands Headquarters to Handle Fast-Paced Growth

Feenics, Ottawa, Can., continues to expand operations, moving into additional spaces and nearly doubling their physical footprint at their existing headquarters to accommodate growth.

New Hire Opens Door To Opportunities For New dormakaba Physical Access Systems Product Line

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 Welcomes Ciprianna Shockley as Customer Service Representative

ZKAccess, a division of ZKTeco and leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to welcome Ciprianna Shockley as Customer Satisfaction Representative.

Security Today Academy Launches, Offers Online Training Courses

Security Today Academy Offers Online Training Courses on Security Technology

Provides needed training and CEUs for the security industry with over 125 courses.

ASIS party

13th Annual Security Industry Party A Big Success

Guests enjoyed food and drinks at Tapa Toro in Orlando

Accidental Discharge Weeks after Implementation of Campus Carry

Accidental Discharge Weeks after Implementation of Campus Carry

Campus carry was implemented at universities around Texas on Aug. 1, less than two months later a student accidentally discharged a weapon.

Tulsa Police Releases Footage of Terence Crutcher’s Death

Tulsa Police Releases Footage of Terence Crutcher's Death

Tulsa Police Department release 911 audio, dash cam and helicopter footage of the events that led up to the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher.

Views from ASIS 2016 Day 2

Day 2 at ASIS 2016 featured new product reveals and award presentations, as well as many other exciting moments.

Orlando: The City of Security

Orlando: The City of Security

Orlando has been on the cutting edge of security even before ASIS 2016 showed up.

Paxton announces investment and restructuring initiative in the US

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.

Shooting at Alpine High Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

Shooting at Alpine High Leaves 1 Dead 2 Injured

One female student shot another and then killed herself, in the confusion afterwards a marshal shot a Homeland Security agent.

IN MEMORIAM: ARTHUR V. GERINGER, 1923 – 2016

INVENTOR, ENTREPRENEUR, FOUNDER, SECURITY DOOR CONTROLS

Live from ASIS 2016 Preview

Live from ASIS 2016 Preview

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

A Fine Balance: Bandwidth Consumption vs Live Video Monitoring

A Fine Balance: Bandwidth Consumption vs Live Video Monitoring

Managing security along public transit routes comes with many challenges.

Integrated Revolutionary Life Safety Technology Kicks Off ASIS 2016 at Texas Night

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.

Your Best Project: Ten Security Design Tools You Must Try

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Your Best Project: Ten Security Design Tools You Must Try

Network design is challenging, requiring designers to balance user performance expectations with network-resource costs, capacities, capabilities, and use scenarios.

UT Steps up Security after Murder on Campus

UT Steps up Security after Murder on Campus

The University of Texas asked the Department of Public Safety to complete a security review of the campus.

Topeka School District Creates Safer Learning Environment with IP Video Management

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.

The Art of Security

The Art of Security

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 and Canon Announce Change of Global Sales and Marketing Framework for Network Video Portfolio

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.

Contextual Analytics

Contextual Analytics

Each of the millions of decisions made each day by people, devices and systems falls into one of two categories: binary and contextual.

To The Rescue

To The Rescue

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.

A Wing and A Prayer

A Wing and A Prayer

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.

Where the Cloud Meets Video Surveillance

Where the Cloud Meets Video Surveillance

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.

Statewide Adoption

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.

Bringing It All Together

Bringing It All Together

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 Will-Burt Company acquires Metham Aviation Design Ltd

The acquisition adds a full range of rugged pan and tilt positioners and PTZ cameras to Will-Burt’s mobile elevation product portfolio

Texas Health Huguley Hospital Continues 3xLOGIC Access Control Expansion

Goal is 170+ doors under management for 1800 users

Alarm Lock Names Jim Boyd as New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Alarm Lock Names Jim Boyd as New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Princeton Identity Launches as Independent New Venture from SRI International

New Company Will Focus on Identity Management and Biometric Authentication

Money Well Spent

Money Well Spent

New security system at public school district helps police crack a case.

Hanwha Delivers H.265 Compression Across Wide Range of Cameras

Technology significantly reduces overall system costs by lowering bandwidth and storage requirements

French Schools to Ramp up Security with “Mock Attacks”

French Schools to Ramp up Security with “Mock Attacks”

After the terrorist attacks in Nice and Paris, officials are preparing children for potential terror attacks.

Idesco Steps Up to The Plate as a Security Provider for The Little League World Series in PA

Leading NYC security systems integrator will provide XXL 2.0 Oversized ID Badge Printer to help improve safety at the Little League World Series

Gas Station Security Footages Surfaces of US Swimmers

Gas Station Security Footage Surfaces of U.S. Swimmers

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, Allegion Join to Offer Access Control and Electronic Lock Integration

Open Options has announced an integration with Allegion’s Schlage NDE series wireless locks with ENGAGE™ technology.

France Holds Special Meeting to Discuss School Security

France Holds Special Meeting to Discuss School Security

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 Announces Retirement, Accepts Job with NFL

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 from OnSSI adds support for Bosch panoramic cameras

Ocularis 5.2 now supports client-side dewarping of streams from the Bosch FLEXIDOME IP panoramic camera family.

Hanwha Introduces WiseNet Q Series Cameras with H.265 and WiseStream Technology

Advanced Features Significantly Reduce Bandwidth and Storage Requirements and Costs Associated with High-Resolution Video

Paxton Net2 Access Control Integrates with Intreba’s Visitor Management System, Arke

Arke utilizes a user’s mobile phone to bring additional functionality to PIN-based visitor management through Paxton’s Net2 access control.

FBI Releases Aerial Surveillance Footage of Baltimore Protests

FBI Releases Aerial Surveillance Footage of Baltimore Protests

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released hours of surveillance footage from the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.

ESCC Provides New Mobile Access to Fitness Centers Located in The Heart of Manhattan

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 Announces Access Control Integration with Axis Communications

Open Options and Axis Communications announce the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller.

The Launch of NTT Security Corporation

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.

Securing the Backstreets of South L.A.

Securing the Backstreets of South L.A.

How Fluidmesh technology is making a high-risk neighborhood safer.

Altronix Continues to Expand National Presence

Bryan McGee Appointed as South Central Sales Manager

ZKTeco Hosts World Renowned Biometrics Expert at its Corporate Headquarters

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.

Is Your VMS as Smart as Your Phone?

Is Your VMS as Smart as Your Phone?

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.

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

Wright State University stated they would not host the first presidential debate of the general election.

Body Cam Footage: Pokémon Go Player Collides with Police Car

Body Cam Footage: Pokémon Go Player Collides with Police Car

Baltimore Police Department released video of a car colliding with a parked police car while the driver was playing Pokémon Go.

ESCC Provides Design and Consulting Services For New Cornell Tech Residential Building in NYC

NYC-based security and communications firm helps secure the largest residential building in the world designed to meet Passive House standards.

Cleveland Students Fear for Safety during Republican National Convention

Cleveland Students Fear for Safety during Republican National Convention

Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University has closed for the duration of the RNC as students voice concerns over safety.

Texas Universities Rush to Finalize Campus Carry Policies

Texas Universities Rush to Finalize Campus Carry Policies

On August 1, 2016 S.B. 11, otherwise known as the campus carry law, will go into effect.

Houston Leverages IDIS Video Surveillance Technology and Edge360 Inovation to Ensure Public Safety

Houston’s deployment of Edge360 and powerful IDIS mobile video surveillance solutions helped maximize security and safety during popular community festival.

Arteco Appoints Western Regional Sales Manager

Arteco announced today the appointment of Nate Buchanan to the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for the United States.

Arecont Vision Announces Retirement of Carole Dougan, Vice President North American Sales

Carole was named Woman of the Year in 2012 in recognition of her contributions.

Monitronics Taps ADT Human Resources Partner as Chief People Officer

Harris brings more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources to the company, including more than 25 years at leading national retailer, JCPenney.

FST Biometrics Board of Directors Appoints Avi Naor as Chairman

Amdocs Founder and Former Retalix Chairman Invests in FST and is Poised to Lead In-Motion Identification Provider in Major Growth Phase

Baton Rouge Police Shooting Caught on Video

Baton Rouge Police Shooting Caught on Video

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.

Planning A Connected Campus

Campus Solutions

Planning A Connected Campus

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.

Cracking The Case

Cracking The Case

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.

Security Down Under

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.

Scalable and Cost Effective

Maintaining and/or upgrading physical security systems is a challenge for schools across the country, and the Brunswick School Department is no different.

Guarding Valuables

Guarding Valuables

Berklee College of Music is home to a lot of talented musicians, but also to a variety of expensive audio equipment.

A School Lockdown

A School Lockdown

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.

A Top Priority

Industry Vertical

A Top Priority

Universities across the nation are making safety for their students a top priority.

Streamlining Card Issuance

Streamlining Card Issuance

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.

Connecting The Campus

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.

Monitronics Announces Exclusive Benefits for AARP Members

Company to provide discount on residential security services for members of prominent non-profit.

4 Critical Components of Tomorrow’s Cyber Security Incident Response

4 Critical Components of Tomorrow's Cyber Security Incident Response

Each of these four key components are essential in establishing a solid defense against would-be cyber-attacks.

Monitronics Donates $20,000 in Security to Local Women's Shelter

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.

Mission 500 Takes the Field for Children in Need

Second Annual Security Industry Softball Game Scheduled for August 20.

Star Tribune names IdentiSys Inc. a 2016 Top Workplace

IdentiSys Inc. has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

Intel Open to Selling Security Software Business

Intel Open to Selling Security Software Business

Intel could never make full use of the McAfee business, which it bought in 2010.

Vanderbilt SMS Streamlines Access, Integrates Multiple Systems for Historic Ripon College

It was critical for Ripon to deploy a comprehensive safety and security program that streamlined access management across the expansive campus.

Dortronics Fills New Position of A&E Sales Coordinator

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 Breakdown of the Nation’s Unsecured Security Cameras

A Breakdown of the Nation's Unsecured Security Cameras

A security firm analyzed open security cameras and concluded which U.S. cities have the most unsecured cameras in use.

Louroe Electronics Showcases Live Gunshot Detection Demonstration

Louroe Electronics Showcases Live Gunshot Detection Demonstration

Schools, law enforcement and other institutions to experience first-hand the benefits and ease-of-use of cutting-edge audio analytics technology.

Security Products Dad Will Love

Security Products Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is just around the corner; give Dad the gift of security with one of these products.

Plastic Surgeon Selects IDIS for Enhanced Security

Next-Generation IDIS Solution ensures robust safety and security environment for both patients and staff.

STANLEY Security Recognized by CivilianJobs.com as Winner of 2016 MVE for Military

STANLEY Security has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com, connecting America’s military personnel with civilian careers, as a Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military.

IDIS Highlights Retail Video Surveillance Solutions in NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Expo Debut

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.

Quantum Secure Promotes Don Campbell to Vice President of Product

Experienced Executive to Continue to Drive Growth and Momentum of Company’s Industry-Leading PIAM Solution.

Official ASIS International Statement on Orlando Terror Attacks

ASIS International sends its heartfelt condolences to the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

Orlando Colleges Increasing Security on Campus Following Terror Attack

Orlando Colleges Increasing Security on Campus Following Terror Attack

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 Appoints New Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Vanderbilt announced today that Mark Mabee has been named the company’s new Southeast Regional Sales Manager.

Arming Campus Security: Is it a Good Idea?

Arming Campus Security: Is it a Good Idea?

In the wake of mass shootings, many schools are asking themselves this question.

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

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's Joe Grillo Tops IFSEC Global Top 50 Most Influential People in Security and Fire 2016 Poll

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 Partners with NEC to Provide DNA Fusion Customers Ultimate System Redundancy

Open Options has partnered with NEC Corporation of America (NEC) to offer DNA Fusion access control software users a high available and redundancy solution

Champion Group of Companies Unveils New Corporate Website

Premier provider of integrated security and low-voltage system technologies brings all of its companies under one umbrella with launch of new corporate website.

Advanced Power Management Solutions Creates New Revenue Opportunities

Advanced Power Management Solutions Creates New Revenue Opportunities

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.

Monitronics Announces Availability of Alexa Skill for Amazon Echo

New Skill for Amazon Echo Adds Security and Convenience to Smarter Home Security

2 Dead in UCLA Murder-Suicide

2 Dead in UCLA Murder-Suicide

Two people were killed at UCLA in a murder-suicide.

ACRE Appoints New President of Mercury Security

ACRE has named Matthew Barnette as the new President of Mercury Security.

A Grand Experience

A Grand Experience

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.

New DIY Business Model from Security Dealer Network

Unique business model provides new RMR opportunities for security dealers.

Dataguise to Present on Identifying and Protecting Sensitive Data on an Enterprise Scale at ODSC Conference

Company Aligns with the Data Science Community to Maximize Analytics by Removing the Risks of Sensitive Data Exposure

Surveillance System Allows Police to View Any Camera

Surveillance System Allows Police to View Any Camera

A new surveillance system could give police departments access to any camera that isn’t password protected.

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia in Orlando, Florida uses its good reputation to prevent crime at the facility.

Vaddio Names New Vice President of US Sales

Sees new opportunities to add value to partners and the customer experience

Louroe Electronics Signs Gulf Atlantic Marketing Group, Inc. as New Rep Firm

Strategic Partnership Strengthens Louroe Electronics’ Presence in South East

Protection 1 Makes a Number of New Promotions

Four promotions in total were announced.

Tri-Ed Announces Its U.S.A. Stadium Tour Schedule

Baseball season is upon us, and with it comes the announcement of TRI-ED's 2016 Stadium Tour training program & schedule.

Middle Atlantic Products Hires Product Managers

New Appointments Strengthen Company's Commitment as AV Infrastructure Market Leader.

National Park Uses Security System to Identify Vandals

National Park Uses Security System to Identify Vandals

Death Valley National Park in Nevada is investigating an incident involving three vandals.

ESX Announces Panelists for the OpenXchange Breakfast

This forum will provide attendees an opportunity to hear first-hand unique perspectives and experiences in the security industry.

ONVIF Broadens Input, Expands Use Cases with New Collaborative Working Group

ONVIF® announced the formation of the ONVIF Use Case Working Group (WG).

Building Software

Building Software

Today’s security leaders must present solutions to enterprise organizations that meet the needs of these diverse organizations.

Yahoo Account Key: Convenience Over Security

Yahoo Account Key: Convenience Over Security

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.

Honing In On Conversation

Honing In On Conversation

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.

TV Station Security Pays Off in Bizarre Standoff

TV Station Security Pays Off in Bizarre Standoff

A TV station in Baltimore is grateful for added security measures after bizarre standoff with costumed man.

Smiths Group Acquires Morpho in $710 Million Deal

Smiths Group focuses on global technology in security with $710m acquisition.

Great Bay Software Launches Beacon 4.3 Strengthening Enterprise IoT Security

Beacon Endpoint Profiler version 4.3 Enhances Visibility, Onboarding, Monitoring and Enforcement for Connected Devices

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Colorado school district continues to roll out cameras and hybrid NVRs en route to comprehensive PSIM system

Saratoga Springs’ Businesses, Residents and Tourists are Safer with Milestone Video

The scalable, open-platform solution provides flexibility for every season

OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 Integrates with DNA Fusion™ Access Control Software from Open Options

Combined technologies deliver greater intelligence and situational awareness

Quantum Secure Renews Certification for AMAG Technology's Symmetry Preferred Partner Program

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.

Ron Petrarca Elected as Newest Member of IQ Board

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.

Surprised? What Video Can Reveal About Your Business

Online Exclusive: Surprised? What Video Can Reveal About Your Business

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.

Sector Alarm Acquires G4S Finland

The Nordic security group, Sector Alarm has acquired the Finnish G4S, one of Finland’s biggest security companies.

Video Surveillance Helps Investigation in Midlothian Murder

Video Surveillance Helps Investigation in Midlothian Murder

Police in Midlothian, Texas are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in a bizarre murder case.

OpenEye adds Director of North American Sales

Jack will be responsible for leading the OpenEye regional sales organization selling business solutions

Dahua Technology Partners with ADI to Expand Global Distribution Channel

Video Surveillance Solutions from Dahua Now Available in 103 ADI Store Locations throughout the US and Canada.

Mission 500 Raises Over $95,000 at Seventh Annual Security 5K/2K

Funds Raised at ISC West 2016 to Benefit Children in Need

Prism and Axis Communications Release Video IoT Sensors for Retailers

New AXIS M30 Series Cameras Tap Prism’s Visual Access, IoT Device Management and Analytics Capabilities.

Orion Entrance Control to Showcase New Turnstiles, Technology at ASIS NYC

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.

ComNet Introduces Enhanced Security Managed Switch for Use in Demanding Cyber Security Applications

New RLGE2FE16R designed to prevent unauthorized network access.

King County Chooses C•CURE 9000 for Comprehensive, Integrated Security

Washington State’s most populous county integrates emergency notification, video surveillance and access control systems with single-user interface solution.

Businesses Need Education on Cloud Security

Businesses Need Education on Cloud Security

Based on research done by Intel Security, there is a c-level blind spot when it comes to the vulnerabilities of the cloud.

Live from the Final Day of ISC West 2016

The last day of ISC West saw some unexpected and innovative products

Chicago PD to Arm More Officers with Body Cameras

Chicago PD to Arm More Officers with Body Cameras

The Chicago Police Department will be arming officers in gang-plagued areas with body cameras that will continuously record

UT Students Call for Increase in Security after Murder on Campus

UT Students Call for Increase in Security after Murder on Campus

The University of Texas’ student population is petitioning for more campus security following the murder of a freshman on campus.

Live From ISC West Day 1

Day 1 of ISC West kicked off with some exciting innovation as well as some award winning products.

Growing To New Heights

Growing To New Heights

Business is booming in higher education, and campuses all around the country are stepping up to the challenge to enhance security.

360-Degrees of Security

360-Degrees of Security

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.

Lockdown!

Lockdown!

Wireless locks are increasingly becoming the solution of choice in commercial facilities worldwide.

Unique Challenges

Unique Challenges

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.

Organizing a Team

Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Holding an Open Door

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.

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Sensationalism drives increased risk of copycats

Smarter Surveillance

Smarter Surveillance

School surveillance continues to be one of the most important markets for video surveillance, And with good reason.

Napco StarLink™ Communications Solutions Expanded

Providing Even More Dealers, More Features & Cost-Savings

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

Hikvision Supports STEM Education with Donation to Citizen Schools

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 Acquires MOBOTIX

Konica Minolta Acquires MOBOTIX

Konica Minolta has entered into a share transfer agreement with MOBOTIX.

Vanderbilt Bolsters Executive Team with Strategic Hires

Vanderbilt has made a number of hires for its global executive leadership team

Paxton Access Welcomes Dale Clement and Paul deLaski as Regional Sales Managers

Paxton has appointed Dale Clement as Regional Sales Manager for the Western US and Paul deLaski for the Northeast US.

U.S. Hospital Falls Victim to Hackers

Hospital Falls Victim to Hackers

Yet another hospital was tossed into chaos after its computers were infected by hackers.

IDIS Integrates HD Video Surveillance Cameras with Genetec's Unified

Partnership expands IDIS Total Solution offering enabling smarter HD surveillance .

Do Airports have a Soft Spot?

Do Airports have a Soft Spot?

After the attacks in Belgium, experts are looking into the vulnerabilities associated with long lines at security checkpoints.

Open Options to Showcase Fusion Suite at ISC West 2016

Visit ISC West Booth 7125 to demo the exciting features of DNA Fusion access control & apps.

Industry Veteran Tom Cook Named as Panelist for ISC West 2016 Best Practices Seminar

Seminar to Deliver Insights on Game-Changing Technologies

LRG Celebrates 15th Anniversary with $15,000+ in Customer Appreciation Prizes

LRG will award two winning Dealer entries and two winning Distributor entries each month.

Paxton Net2 Access Control Integrates with Hikvision Video Integration Platform

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.

Resolution Products Names Don Weber Vice President of Sales

Industry Sales Management Veteran Joins the Product Development Powerhouse

UMass

UMass to Review Campus Security after Firearms Incidents

Three separate incidents have been reported in the last five months.

New Video Highlights Morse Watchmans' Key Control and Asset Management Solutions

Morse Watchmans’ newest video titled “Think Inside the Box” tells the story of the company’s strong technology leadership and the innovative features.

Six Ways Banks Are Fighting Fraud with Video-Based Business Intelligence

Six Ways Banks Are Fighting Fraud with Video Based Business Intelligence

Here’s six ways that banks and credit unions are using intelligent video surveillance systems to improve fraud defenses.

Jim Cisneros Joins AMAG Technology as Vice President of Technical Services

Cisneros will oversee the Technical Services team globally.

Dave Lyons Joins NAPCO as VP of Sales for Intrusion, Connected Home & Fire Division

Lyons will report to Jorge Hevia, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

Dell Survey Reveals Lack of Security Knowledge Limits Businesses

Dell Survey Reveals Lack of Security Knowledge Limits Businesses

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.

Samsung Techwin America is Now Hanwha Techwin America

Industry Leader Continues Growth and Innovation under New Name

Surveillance Camera Catches Jail Fight Less than 24 Hours after Installation

Surveillance Camera Catches Jail Fight Less than 24 Hours after Installation

Less than 24 hours after a sheriff installs security cameras on her own dime, a jail fight is documented.

Surveillance Drones Easily Hacked

Surveillance Drones Easily Hacked

Researchers say that police drones used for surveillance can be hacked with a rather inexpensive kit.

AMAG Technology Hires Director of Sales, Asia Pacific Region, Gaoping Xiao

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 Now a Certified Member of Symmetry Preferred Partner Program

Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher Touch Integrates with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry System.

Next Generation Video Codecs in Action

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Next Generation Video Codecs in Action

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

Honeywell acquires RSI Video Technologies in a move to address the growing demand for video verification to reduce false alarms.

Private and Secure

Private and Secure

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 Tech Rejects Honeywell

United Tech Rejects Honeywell's $90.7 Billion Offer

United Technologies rejected a $90.7 billion offer from rival supplier, Honeywell Inc.

Milestone Makes the Move to Open Platform Community

Milestone Makes the Move to Open Platform Community

Milestone Systems announced at the annual MIPS event their move from Open Platform Company to Open Platform Community.

Award Show Security at an All Time High

Award Show Security at an All Time High

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.

Online Exclusive: Top 4 Security Installation Mistakes to Avoid

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.

Monitronics CEO Continues to Retool Executive Team

New Executives Include Chief Information Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Product Development

Action Ambulance Services Uses HID Global’s FARGO® HDP5000 Card Printer/Encoder to Create Secure IDs for First Responders

Action Ambulance Services Create Secure IDs for First Responders

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.

Idesco Safety Expands Its Operations and Sets New Standards

The lockout/tagout company positions itself for growth by expanding and branching out.

Security Lapses Found at Border Patrol Facilities

Security Lapses Found at Border Patrol Facilities

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 Area Rapid Transit to Increase Security with Cameras

Dallas Area Rapid Transit to Increase Security with Cameras

Dallas train systems are beefing up their security by installing cameras with facial-recognition software.

D.C. Offers Rebates for Security Cameras

D.C. Offers Rebates for Security Cameras

Washington D.C. is offering rebates to those who install security cameras outside buildings.

Online Exclusive:Tackling Retail Shrink with Increased Awareness

Online Exclusive: Tackling Retail Shrink with Increased Awareness

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 Sets Security Master Plan into Motion

Atlanta Sets Security Master Plan into Motion

Atlanta will see the installation of new security cameras and license plate readers as part of a security master plan.

Hikvision Video Surveillance Solution Wins Homeland Security Award for Memphis Police Department

Hikvision USA announced that the Memphis Police Department has been honored with a Homeland Security Award as a result of their partnership with Hikvision.

OnSSI Certifies Ocularis 5 VMS with AMAG Technology's Symmetry Access Control System

As a certified partner, OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 Video Management Software integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System.

Wayne C. Campbell Joins Advance Technology as Director of Operations

‘Lean’ experienced, Campbell brings years of service experience to the company.

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

A university in Tennessee is replacing old exterior doors and replacing them with door units centrally controlled by a locking system.

Hikvision Canada Inc. Awarded Vendor of the Year by ADI Global Distribution

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.

Protection 1 and ADT Merge Via Apollo Global Management

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 Acquires ADAEZ Pro Line of Wire Free Door Openers

ASSA ABLOY has successfully completed the acquisition of the ADAEZ Pro line of specialty door operators from EDMIT Industries.

2 Students Fatally Shot at Arizona High School

UPDATE: 2 Students Fatally Shot at Arizona High School

A school shooting in Arizona ends with two fatally shot students.

New Video Surveillance Center Helps Crime-Fighting Efforts in Washington

New Video Surveillance Center Helps Crime-Fighting Efforts in Washington

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has recently seen a $3.6 million boost in security.

Report Shows the Limits of Police Body Cameras

Report Shows the Limits of Police Body Cameras

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.

Arecont Vision Names Joe Byron as New Regional Sales Manager for New England and Eastern Canada

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 Promoted, Erik Beck Hired at Protection 1

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.

Top Education Theft Recoveries of 2015

Top Education Theft Recoveries of 2015

Absolute Software Corporation has released their top four theft recoveries in 2015.

Agencies Working Together to Increase Security for Mardi Gras

Agencies Working Together to Increase Security for Mardi Gras

Thousands of people pour into New Orleans for Mardi Gras but what are authorities doing to ensure the safety of those celebrating?

Cognitec Face Recognition System Supports Macau Casino Security

Story and live demonstration to be presented at World Game Protection Conference

Honeywell Announces Aquisition of Xtralis

Honeywell Announces Aquisition of Xtralis

Honeywell has entered into an agreement to acquire Xtralis, a global provider of smoke detection and perimeter security technologies.

Data Breach: 63,000 Social Security Numbers Compromised at University

Data Breach: 63,000 Social Security Numbers Compromised at University

The University of Central Florida is investigating a data breach that left 63,000 Social Security numbers vulnerable.

The Chamberlain Group, Inc. Introduces New CEO

JoAnna Sohovich to lead Elmhurst-based corporation

Rodo Group Joins OnSSI’s Growing Manufacturer Network

Rep Organization to Manage Sales Activity in Eastern Canada

3M Celebrates 50 Years of Innovative Window Film Products

Providing Consistent Solutions for Sun Control Since 1966

HID Global Passes High-level MasterCard Certification

The MasterCard Card Quality Management audit covers HID Global’s contactless and dual interface inlays for banking and payment solutions.

Camden Door controls Launches Quarterly Installation Contest

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 Appoints New Key Members to Leadership Team

Viscount Systems announced today the hiring of Yvonne Zheng as its Principal Financial Officer

Paxton Launch Building Intelligence System, net10

Paxton’s building intelligence system, net10, is now available to purchase.

Pivot3 to Acquire NexGen Storage to Shift the Hyper-converged Market Toward More Dynamic Solutions

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 Now Accepting Nominees for 2016 Awards

Mission 500 Announces Call for Nominations for 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Award and Humanitarian Award

Johnson Controls to Combine with Tyco in Tax-Inversion Deal

Johnson Controls to Combine with Tyco in Tax-Inversion Deal

Johnson Controls strikes $20 billion Tyco Acquisition, company to be based in Ireland.

Pelco by Scheider Electric Announced Collaboration with Genetec Security Center

Pelco by Schneider Electric Announces Integration of Optera and Spectra Camera Ranges with Genetec Security Center

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

At least 19 dead in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan.

Orion Entrance Control Growth Leads to Expansion in New Hampshire

Orion Entrance Control, Inc., has added three team members — Corey Carroll, Justin Gill, and Joe Scott — to support continued company growth.

Arteco Global Appoints New Western Regional Sales Manager

Arteco Global has appointed D. Edmond Frischer as Regional Sales Manager West for the Arteco U.S. Sales Team.

NYC Housing Authority Announces Installation of Security Cameras in 31 Buildings

NYC Housing Authority Announces Installation of Security Cameras in 31 Buildings

Better late than never, the NYCHA has installed security cameras at some of their developments.

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Schools across the northern states are reacting to threats of bombs and mass shootings.

New CEO Joins ASIS

Peter J. O'Neil has joined ASIS International as Executive VP and CEO

Vicon Opens New Office in Dubai

Middle East Expansion Reflects Vicon’s Commitment to Region.

Arecont Vision Names Cindy Doyle as New Regional Sales Manager for Northern California

In her new position, Doyle will be responsible for managing new and existing accounts as the company continues its growth in the region.

The Intense Security behind the Powerball Drawing

The Intense Security behind the Powerball Drawing

There are 1.5 billion reasons to be on the ball.

Digital Watchdog Announces Integration of DW Spectrum IPVMS with RBH Access Integra32

Digital Watchdog released information announcing the integration of the company's powerful DW Spectrum IPVMS with RBH Access Integra32.

Code Blue Strengthens Marketing Team

Code Blue Corporation has made a promotion and a new hire to bolster its team.

Anixter Receives Customer Satisfaction Award from JCI

Anixter is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the 2015 Customer Satisfaction Award from Johnson Controls.

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Louisville schools operate under heightened security due to anonymous, vague threat.

CES 2016: The Coolest Security Products

CES 2016: The Coolest Security Products

Security companies are making a splash at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, take a peek into our roundup of the coolest products.

Bosch Certifies Digital Recording Solutions with AMAG Technology's Symmetry Access Control

AMAG Technology certified partner, Bosch Security Systems, certified its digital recording solutions with Symmetry v8.0.1 access control system.

Samsung Techwin's Janet Fenner Named Chair of SIA's Marketing Committee

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.

The Worlds Safest Airlines in 2016

The World's Safest Airlines in 2016

Nervous flyer? Find out who are the world’s safest airlines.

Chamberlain Group, Inc. Acquires Antech Guardian Affiliates to Grow Product Offerings

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.

Campus Standards

Campus Standards

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.

On The Books - 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.

On The Books

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.

Boosting Security - Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.

Boosting Security

Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.

Delta's HD300 Barrier Passes 1,000,000 Cycles Test

Phalanx Barrier Continuously Opened and Closed 24/7 for 14 Months

Getting Out Safely

Getting Out Safely

During a lockdown, first responders and authorities on the scene work to confirm and contain the threat, and then to neutralize it.

Nothing Junior About Security - At Joliet Junior College, they have embraced the idea of technology-driven security to improve safety, response and resolution of issues across their campuses.

Nothing Junior About Security

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 to Campus Security - 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.

Rush to Campus Security

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.

Assessing The Challenges - Legacy systems are nearing the end of their lifecycle

Assessing The Challenges

Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP Surveillance Technology, Access Control or Networking.

Hikvision Announces Integration with Control4 Smart Home Solutions

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.

Worst Data Breaches of 2015

Worst Data Breaches of 2015

It seems all we read about in 2015 was data breaches, data breaches and more data breaches.

3 Tips to Keep your Home Secure Over the Holidays

3 Tips to Keep your Home Secure Over the Holidays

Don’t let your holiday season turn be ruined by bad security.

Schools Prepare For Crisis Through Technology Solutions

Schools Prepare For Crisis Through Technology Solutions

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.

Security Concerns over Homework Close County Schools

Security Concerns over Homework Close County Schools

Augusta County closed cancelled school due to security concerns following an Islamic worksheet controversy.

AISG Opens New Office in Ohio

The American Integrated Security Group opened a new office in Ohio to serve the Midwest Region of North America.

SIA’s Efforts to Mitigate a Major Threat to Innovation: Patent Trolls

SIA's Efforts to Mitigate a Major Threat to Innovation: Patent Trolls

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.

Partnership Delivers Unique Video Recording and Storage Solution

New Samsung WiseNet Camera App records directly to disk.

Viscount Unveils Channel Partner Program

Initiative delivers unprecedented technical support and growth opportunities to certified integrators.

Security Industry Events Provide Financial Boost to Mission 500

New York and Miami events raise money for children in need.

Arecont Vision Announces New A&E Program Manager

Laura Freeny to Ensure the Highest Level of Support for Security Professionals

Target Wish List App Exposes Users’ Data to a Potential Breach

Target Wish List App Exposes Users' Data to a Potential Breach

Target is back on the naughty list after a tech security company found that users’ data could be pulled from a gift registry app.

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

All LAUSD schools were closed after an electronic threat risked the safety of students.

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

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.

Midwest Alarm Services Announces New President

Effective January 1, 2016, Doug Richard will take over leading Midwest Alarm Services

Companies Collaborate to Develop Aerial Thermal-Imaging Technology

Companies Collaborate to Develop Aerial Thermal-Imaging Technology

DJI And FLIR Systems announced a collaboration in which they would product a thermal imaging camera that can be attached to a drone.

Vanderbilt Adds Industry Veteran as Director of Product Lines

Vanderbilt today announced the addition of Glen Greer as Director of Product Lines.

OnSSI Receives Lenel Factory Certification Under OpenAccess Alliance Program

OnSSI’s Ocularis 5.1 approved for use with latest versions of the Lenel OnGuard Access Control Security System.

BSI Awarded 2015 Retail Partner of the Year by Axis Communications

Axis recognized BSI’s performance and collaboration with partner award at ACCC 2015

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Officials review protocols and take steps in a new direction following recent events with mass shootings.

Tamron Announces the Promotion of Gregg Maniaci to President & CEO

Hidekazu Suzuki simultaneously named Senior Vice President

3 Tips to Protect Your Holiday Packages from Porch Thieves

3 Tips to Protect Your Holiday Packages from Porch Thieves

Ensure that your front porch isn’t a victim of “porch piracy” with these 3 simple holiday package tips.

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

The Chapel Hill university warned students and staff to stay inside after reports of an armed and dangerous person.

Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work - Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world

Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work

Video surveillance technology has come a long way from the days when analog CCTV cameras dominated the market.

BEI Security Announces SmartFence

BEI Security introduces new product at the Hi-Tech Defense Industry Fair.

Total Recall Celebrates 30 Years

Total Recall is the video surveillance integrator for the Statue of Liberty

IQ Certification Chooses New Board Member

Kathleen Schraufnagel, Industry Liaison for Monitronics was chosen as the newest member to join the IQ Certification Board.

STANLEY Security and I-View Announce Partnership

STANLEY Security and I-View announce their partnership for live, actionable verified alarm response system.

Fifth Third Bank Upgrades Video Surveillance and Plans for the Future

Fifth Third Bank Upgrades Video Surveillance and Plans for the Future

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 Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance

Altronix Offers Innovative Power and Transmission Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance, Access and Security Applications

IDIS Fisheye Camera Recieves Pair of Industry Accolades

The recently launched 5MP Super Fisheye Camera is noted for high performance, dual-side dewarping, ease of installation, and smooth operation.

Microsoft Revamps Security Plan

Microsoft Revamps Security Plan

Microsoft plans to invest in new security plan after several high-profile cyber attacks.

Tri-Ed President Raising Money for Movember

Pat Comunale will grow out a mustache to raise awareness.

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany County Jail plan to make security upgrades worth over $200,000.

BrandDog Media Supplies B2B Marketing

After years in the industry, Guy Apple has started an outsourced marketing firm.

Panaseer Raises $2.25 Million Seed Investment

Fast-growing cyber security software firm attracts new clients in UK and US.

Oncam Expands Global Reach

The company hadded a new VP of Sales for EMEA and a VP of Sales for the Americas.

Two-Thirds of Security Professionals Expect at Least One Acquisition Next Year

A Capital One survey found that eighty-five percent also expect improved financial performance.

Surveillance Footage Helps Make Sense of Shooting near Subway Entrance

Surveillance Footage Helps Make Sense of Shooting near Subway Entrance

Video surveillance helps to map out events of triple shooting near subway entrance.

Surveillance: debunking the biggest transport security myth

Surveillance: Debunking the Biggest Transport Security Myth

Why safe travel doesn’t have to mean slow travel

Dropbox Combats Security Stigma with Enterprise Version of App

Dropbox Combats Security Stigma with Enterprise Version of App

Dropbox creates Enterprise version of app to combat their reputation of being a low security file-sharing platform.

Andrew Flood Joins Integrated Biometrics

Flood will work on Integrated Biometrics’ partner services infrastructure.

ONVIF Hosts 2015 Member Meeting

The company provided an update on activities and accomplishments over the years.

Fort Bend County Texas Chooses 3xLOGIC to Unify Access Control

Fort Bend County installs infinias Intelli-M slated to scale up to 1500 doors at multiple locations.

Four People Injured in Campus Stabbing

Four People Injured in Campus Stabbing

Police investigate after suspect stabs four victims at the University of California, Merced.

IT Security Compliance for Cloud Service Providers

KPMG and BalaBit have released the results of study involving IT service providers.

STANLEY Security Launches Veteran Recruiting Program

STANLEY partners with Wounded Warrior Project, Warriors to Work Program and Bradley-Morris, Inc. to employ former U.S. service members.

Majority of Retailers are not using the New Credit Card Technology

Majority of Retailers are not using the New Credit Card Technology

Retailers are deciding not to change over to credit card chip transactions until after the holiday season.

Taking a Practical Look at Video Storage in the Cloud

Taking a Practical Look at Video Storage in the Cloud

VSaaS solutions have been around for a while now, offering what many see as more efficient software maintenance and support for their surveillance systems.

Catching the Thugs - 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.

Catching the Thugs

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.

Seamless Integration - 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.

Seamless Integration

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.

Persistent Threats

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

Editor's Note

Old Schools, New Designs

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.

Join the Team - Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Join the Team

Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Blinded by Graffiti -  vandalism and destruction of property are not the only concerns at schools. Sadly, theft, assaults and campus shootings are also important issues.

Blinded by Graffiti

Vandalism and destruction of property are not the only concerns at schools. Sadly, theft, assaults and campus shootings are also important issues.

University of Florida Focuses on Life Safety

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.

Consider the Lens - 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.

Consider the Lens

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.

New Strategies - As IT security professionals, we’re great at providing our clients with firewalls, encryption software and other technological safeguards against data breaches.

New Strategies

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?

Schneider Electric Appoints New CEO for Pelco

Sharad Shekhar has been named the newest CEO for Pelco by Schneider Electric.

Police Release Surveillance Video of Twin Peaks Shootout

Police Release Surveillance Video of Twin Peaks Shootout

Waco PD releases the video from inside the restaurant and patio on the day of the shootout that left 9 dead.

Study Shows Employees are Putting Their Companies at Risk

Study Shows Employees are Putting Their Companies at Risk

Poor security habits from employees could lead to a cybersecurity breach.

SureView Systems Announces New Partnership with Access Technologies

SureView Systems partners with integration firm to create easy-to-use platform for customers.

Officer on Leave after Controversial Arrest of a Student

Officer on Leave after Controversial Arrest of a Student

An officer is under investigation after the violent arrest of a high school student.

U.S. Security Associates Acquires UK Based Entourage Security Management

USA affiliate Andrews International acquires Entourage Security Management as a way to expand overseas.

Campus Security Says NJCU Employee Robbed by Juveniles

A campus security email said that a New Jersey City University staff member has his wallet stolen by three juveniles.

Tragedy Strikes at College Homecoming Parade

Tragedy Strikes at College Homecoming Parade

Four dead and many more injured after a car crashes into parade audience.

Texas Border School District Upgrades Security from Analog to IP

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.

Campus Shooting the Result of a Dice Game

Campus Shooting the Result of a Dice Game

One person was shot and killed at Tennessee State University Thursday night.

Security Professionals Can Now Apply for Secure Your Future Scholarship

The University of Phoenix is now accepting applications to award ten full-tuition scholarships.

Fluidmesh Networks Enables Willow Lane Business Park to Take Care of Business

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.

KJB Security Products named North American distributor for LawMate International

A full range of products for law enforcement, military and government now available to KJB's network of government agencies and retailers.

DVTEL Announces Release of United VMS 7.0

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 to Unveil EmergenZ Real-time Security & Safety Solutions Product Suite at ISC East

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.

Hardened Wireless Ethernet Radio for the Toughest Environments Introduced

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.

Tyco Security Products Returns to Security Canada Central

Tyco Security Products Returns to Security Canada Central

The company is bringing its full-suite of integrations as well as security systems and solutions.

ASIS Supports Chula Vista Body Camera Program

ASIS Supports Chula Vista Body Camera Program

Local security professionals are in support of the Chula Vista Police Department’s program.

Security Researcher Cancels Talk after Pressure from Camera Makers

Security Researcher Cancels Talk after Pressure from Camera Makers

The presentation was on flaws in IP cameras.

Preventive Software Bolsters Protection Systems

Exclusively Online: Preventive Software Bolsters Protection Systems

Physical security solutions encompass data-driven knowledge to help anticipate future incidents.

Paving The Way To Freedom

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.

The True Cost Of 4K

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.

Confidence In A Secure Classroom

Confidence In A Secure Classroom

Dancing Moose turned to Stone Security of Salt Lake City to design and install the state-of-the-art, integrated monitoring and security system.

The New Standard

The New Standard

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 Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

Large Hospital Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator. Specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP surveillance technology, access control, or networking.

Hospital Campus Secure

Hospital Campus Secure

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.

Four Ways to Improve your Evacuation/Clearing Plan

Four Ways to Improve your Evacuation/Clearing Plan

What to do after a lockdown has been initiated.

MicroPower Highlights SOLVEIL Surveillance Platform at ASIS 2015

New partnerships and sales expansions accelerating global reach.

OnSSI's Ocularis 5 VMS Now Integrated with Spectra Logic's Verde NAS Storage Platform

Provides a high performance, reliable and affordable long-term IP video retention.

Online Exclusive: Reinforcing School Safety with Solution-driven Locks

Online Exclusive: Reinforcing School Safety with Solution-driven Locks

Deadbolt locks provide instant activation and protection.

Muslim Boy Builds Clock, Gets Mistaken for Building Bomb

Muslim Boy Builds Clock, Gets Mistaken for Building Bomb

Ahmed Mohamed was detained after his teacher notified authorities.

The Magnetic Center

The Magnetic Center

Success found by taking ideas that seemed like sound concepts and putt them into practice in a scalable way.

Total Recall to Demo CrimeEye Surveillance Unit at ASIS 2015

To unveil exciting new products and also to sponsor ASIS Texas Night at ASIS 2015 in California.

Hospital Campus Secure - University Hospital, the teaching hospital of San Antonio

Hospital Campus Secure

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.

The Changing Role of Security in High-end Residential Communities

The Changing Role of Security in High-end Residential Communities

Number one concern is safety and security balanced with a welcoming, friendly environment for residents, families and visitors.

Digital Fly Launches Real-time Social Media Monitoring and Alert Service for Schools

New technology helps improve school safety by tracking threats, bullying and more on Twitter and Instagram.

Eid Passport Changes Its Name to SureID

New name reflects expertise in creating end-to-end, high-assurance identity management programs and digital identities for organizations and individuals.

PlateSmart Inks Reseller Agreement with Convergint Technologies

Security powerhouses join forces to achieve rapid market penetration with groundbreaking and disruptive ALPR-based video analytics technology.

Online Exclusive: Integrated Access Control Sends School Safety to the Head of the Class

Online Exclusive: Integrated Access Control Sends School Safety to the Head of the Class

Integrating with school's existing infrastructure a smart choice especially when used with video surveillance and data systems.

Arecont Vision Helps Increase Situational Awareness at Vietnam's Newest Healthcare Facility

First integrated healthcare facility in the country to provide comprehensive healthcare solution employing advanced medical equipment and professional medical staff.

The Eyes and Ears of Students are the Keys to Campus Safety

The Eyes and Ears of Students are the Keys to Campus Safety

School district in California taking relationship building to heart.

School security

High School Testing State-of-the-Art Security Measures

Southwestern High School in Shelbyville, Ind., is testing some innovative new security measures to keep kids safe

Toshiba Sets New Standard for Outdoor Video Surveillance

The IKS-WR7412 IP dome camera delivers high-definition video in challenging applications.

LPR

ALPR Catches Virginia Shooter Fast, Public Takes Notice

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.

March Networks Introduces Self-contained HDR Surveillance Camera for Banking ATMs

MegaPX ATM Camera delivers sharp megapixel images and compact, no-shift design.

Robots Protect and Serve the Public

Robots Protect and Serve the Public

Sci-fi-like, crime-fighting robots act as roaming security guards all across Silicon Valley.

Monitronics Receives 4th Consecutive Consumer's Choice Award

Award based on customer service reviews and recommendations among alarm system companies.

A Text Message of Apology before Killing

A Text Message of Apology before Killing

Teenager texts apology to the parents of the students he was about to kill.

The Best First Response

The Best First Response

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.

Reducing opportunity for catastrophic compromised data

Securing Your Cloud

Cloud computing offers numerous benefits, such as powerful processing capabilities, improved access, higher availability and significant savings with on-demand hosting.

Secure Hosted Technology

Secure Hosted Technology

From data breaches to security system compromises, there’s a ‘cloud’ hanging over hosted environments, labeling them unsafe or subject to easy compromise.

Knowing Your Access Control

Knowing Your Access Control

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.

ISCON Imaging Releases New Videos Showcasing their Handheld, Full-body Scanners

Highlights unique benefits and ease of use of FocusScan and SecureScan.

Pivot3 Operation with Milestone Video Software is Tested and Documented

Certification between vSTAC and XProtect ensures availability and performance.

Sielox CLASS Emergency Notification & Response Solution Proving Effective for Education Sector

Solution delivers lockdown alerts with status and communications.

Integrating Multi-use School ID Cards

Online Exclusive: Integrating Multi-use School ID Cards

Vast number of schools printing their cards in-house instead of relying on third-party service bureau.

Southco Presents Curtiss-Wright with Supplier-of-the-Year Award

Award presented in facility at Cwmfelinfach, UK and related to solenoid actuator assmeblies.