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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Smarter Surveillance

Smarter Surveillance

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

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Sensationalism drives increased risk of copycats

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Zetron Releases Updated Video Management System Software

Easier to use and offers a variety of feature enrichments, including support for a variety of foreign languages.

IDIS Completes Successful Integration with Gallagher and Paxton

Newest DirectIP integrations enhance IDIS’s ability to meet customer needs for seamless security solutions.

Transmitting Security Video from Police Department to Parking Garage

Siklu to provide wireless connectivity via tiny, interference-free Gigabit radio, the EH-600T.

IDIS America Debuts State-of-the-Art Training and Demo Space

Visitors can explore features and benefits by seeing NVRs, cameras, and monitors in action, first hand.

New State-of-Art Baseball Stadium Hits Homerun with Genetec Security Center

BB&T Ballpark ensures the finest guest experience while protecting its newly-built $55 million facility from threats with unified video surveillance and access control.

OnSSI Certifies New Ocularis 5.0 Integrations with C2P

Provides common video interface for a wide range of vertical market applications.

Hikvision Canada Office Opens

Represents company's strong commitment to Canadian market.

Advancements across Situational Awareness and Video Surveillance Analytics

Enhances awareness, response time and operational efficiencies.

Online Exclusive: Video, Incident and Response Management in the Transportation Market

Online Exclusive: Video, Incident and Response Management in the Transportation Market

Maintaining a secure environment with proven technology to assist in reducing crime and speeding up investigations.

Hacking Vehicles for a Joy Ride

Hacking Vehicles for a Joy Ride

Internet-connected vehicles becoming target for tech-savvy cyber criminals.

Public Wi-Fi Users Neglect Security Precautions

Public Wi-Fi Users Neglect Security Precautions

Some public Wi-Fi hotspots are provided by con artists.

Part 7: Refocus on the Glide Path

Part 7: Refocus on the Glide Path

Intersecting business into the professionalization of information security debate.

Oncam Expands Americas Headquarters in Boston Tech Corridor

New location to support rapid market growth, tap into area’s engineering expertise.

Zscaler Raises $100M in Funding

Zscaler Raises 100M in Funding

The funding was led by TPG Growth.

Part 6: Taking Control of the Stick

Part 6: Taking Control of the Stick

5 steps to help professionalize the cybersecurity workforce.

Navigating the High Seas

Navigating the High Seas

In recent years, the cruise industry has received a lot of attention from the news media regarding serious security issues onboard its vessels, ranging from people falling overboard to sexual assaults.

Ensuring Success

Ensuring Success

Those words are often associated with the real estate industry, but the security community can also apply that mantra to the all-important issue of camera placement for optimizing analytics.

Officials Say Technical Glitch in Sandra Bland Dashcam Video to Blame, Not Editing

Officials Say Technical Glitch in Sandra Bland Dashcam Video to Blame, Not Editing

Bland was found dead in her jail cell three days later.

Channel Vision Announces New Extended Warranties on Audio and Surveillance Systems

Applies to any audio systems purchased with company's speakers as well as company's IP and analog surveillance products.

Surveillance System Used to Deter Rhino Poachers

Surveillance System Used to Deter Rhino Poachers

More than 1,200 rhinos were killed in South Africa last year.

KnowBe4 Automates Security Awareness Training for IT

Most requested feature added to Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training.

AES Corporation Announces Issuance of a New U.S. Patent

Link Layered Networks extend the functionality and reliability of private wireless mesh radio networks.

Security Guard Shot to Death in Houston Parking Lot

Security Guard Shot to Death in Houston Parking Lot

The security guard worked at the apartment complex adjacent to the lot.

Uniden Launches First Fully Integrated Wireless DVR Video Surveillance System

Specifically designed for DIY small businesses and homeowners.

Sielox Strengthens Canadian Presence with Two New Rep Firms

Connsec Products and IAVI Canada added to growing global sales network.

Vanderbilt Provides High-level Security for Oregon State University

SMS access control technology helps protect students, staff and visitors.

Hikvision Protects Dubai Pupils on the Way to School

100 school buses for the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman's National Charity School equipped with company's CCTV cameras, DVRs and driver LCD screens.

Teq Hits the Spot with New Mobile Security and Emergency Communication for K-12 Schools

New emergency management platform helps ensure safer schools with improved campus monitoring and real-time emergency reporting.

Unique One-press Classroom Deadbolt Avoids Door Barricade Dangers

QID Classroom Safe Haven solution maintains responder access.

BalaBit Releases Blindspotter: Real-time, User-behavior Analytics Tool

Identifies suspicious events occurring throughout IT systems.

How Colleges and Universities Defend Against Cyber Threats

How Colleges and Universities Defend Against Cyber Threats

Take into consideration the hackers' motivation, then develop a plan of action.

Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Online Exclusive: Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Mitigate insider threat and improve perimeter security and personnel assurance to ensure only trusted resources have access.

LILIN Merges the Power of 360 Degree Video Surveillance

Affordability of an analog dome camera with the new CMD2422 series camera that captures the entire scene.

Security on Board

Security on Board

Until recently, the Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) video security system was limited by the capacities of its servers.

Dedicated Service

Mid State Fire & Systems, a fire and life safety system installer and service provider in Ocala, Fla., is dedicated to providing quality service to customers at a competitive price.

Researching Security

Researching Security

Western Michigan University, located in Kalamazoo, Mich., is a national research university serving students from across the United States and 100 additional countries.

AvaLAN Wireless Solves PCI 3.0 Compliance for World’s Largest Retailers

Combination of technologies deliver unique solutions for IoT networking.

Securing the Open Campus

Securing the Open Campus

Located in the heart of Albany, N.Y.’s capital city, The College of Saint Rose offers 4,500 students a rigorous educational experience that extends their learning beyond the campus to the vibrant urban environment in which they live.

The Layered Approach

The Layered Approach

With one recent study projecting the mass notification market to be worth more than $6.4 billion by 2018, it is obvious that more and more institutions are turning toward a layered approach to deliver emergency alerts.

Connecting the District

Sycamore School District in Illinois is comprised of seven schools ranging from elementary to secondary schools.

Back to School

Back to School

When some children drop out of school, that is all of the formal education they may ever receive.

Google Security Researcher Leaves to Take on New Project

Google Security Researcher Leaves to Take on New Project

The researcher known as Mudge plans to start a non-profit devoted to software security.

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Don't Give Physical Security the Back Seat

5 areas that you must focus on in your facility to enhance security.

SECURITYTRONIX Announces the "EZ Connect" Series

Standalone network video recorder including built in PoE.

PennyAlert Delivers Visibility into Video Infrastructure Behavior for a Penny a Day per Stream

PennyAlert pushes alerts, diagnostics, corrective actions and ticketing automatically.

California High School First To Deploy SecureCampus Solution

Leading-edge technology provides indoor and outdoor gunfire detection and alerts.

Inequality in School Security

Inequality in School Security

No balance when it comes to every school in America having access to the same types of security products.

Dean Drako Purchases Brivo – What Does This Mean for the Industry?

Allows Drako to build upon his current stake in the VSaaS market.

Schools Spending More on Security Even Though Violence Statistics are Down

Schools Spending More on Security Even Though Violence Statistics are Down

National Center for Education Statistics reports rate of violent incidents per 1,000 students in 2013-14 was lower than in 2009-10.

Digital Watchdog Expands its VMAX IP Line of Recorders

New 8- and 16-channel models include PoE switches for complete local camera management.

UCF Campus Ups Security after String of Break-ins

UCF Campus Ups Security after String of Break-ins

An apartment complex across the street from UCF’s campus has been under fire for failing to keep its residents safe.

New FLIR TCX Thermal Bullet Security Camera Delivers Superior Intrusion Detection 24/7

High-performance, high-resolution thermal security camera dramatically reduces false alarms.

Charles Johnson Presents Campus Safety Security Solutions at ASCUE Education Conference

To discuss Open Options' DNA Fusion access control software and it's suite of supporting applications.

Senstar Selected to Secure NATO Rapidly Deployable Camps

Perimeter electronic security systems to include intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control, and public address systems.

Total Recall to Demo CrimeEye Surveillance Units at Police Security Expo 2015

Company to host booth raffle to give away covert cigarette lighter video recorder.

Online Exclusive: Who

Online Exclusive: Who's Minding Your Surveillance Systems' Performance?

Bud Broomhead, CEO, Viakoo wonders how you are managing the performance of your video surveillance infrastructure.

Proficio Introduces ProSCAN Remediation Management Service

Brings new ease, speed, efficiency to enterprise compliance and breach prevention.

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

The tests were conducted by Homeland Security Red Teams.

Milestone Systems Set Sails for Nautical Markets with Partner Last Mile Communications at the Helm

Initiative to fit ships and drill rigs with advanced video systems based on Milestone XProtect.

MicroPower Technologies Announces Strategic Alliance with TEW Plus

SOLVEIL solar, wireless surveillance solution enhances TEW Plus product portfolio by driving opportunity in the UK.

Campus Security Products, LLC Paves Way to Campus Safety and Security

Budget constraints not an issue with Safe@School program that brings community together to support local schools.

Vanderbilt Completes Acquisition of Siemens Security Products

Strategic global expansion delivers more comprehensive range of products.

OnSSI Names SVC Marketing as New Representative

Territory coverage includes Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.

DVTEL Ensures Multi-agency Collaboration during 2015 Boston Marathon

The consolidation of video systems delivers new levels of situational awareness and security intelligence.

Philadelphia Lawmakers Asking for Better Parking Garage Security

Philadelphia Lawmakers Asking for Better Parking Garage Security

Members of city council are demanding better security after a woman was sexually assaulted inside a Philadelphia parking garage.

Library Complained about Poor Security Before Artwork Disappeared

Library Complained about Poor Security Before Artwork Disappeared

The Boston Public Library’s largest union had repeatedly complained about the lack of security during renovations.

First Online Security Game Launched to Help Educate and Raise Awareness

IS Decisions launched ‘The Weakest Link: A user security game,' with the input of security experts and analysts.

Rating a Company

Rating a Company's Security Effectiveness

Tallying the number of alerts and breaches doesn't tell the whole story.

Security Video Shows Bikers Fleeing Gunfire and Guiding Others to Safety

Security Video Shows Bikers Fleeing Gunfire and Guiding Others to Safety

The video captured the events of the Waco biker violence.

School Security Findings from National Center for Education Statistics Survey

School Security Findings from National Center for Education Statistics Survey

Overall, reporting violent incidents is down 9% perhaps due to beefed up security.

Bin Laden Haunted by Fear of Being Hunted

Bin Laden Haunted by Fear of Being Hunted

Recently declassified letter warns wife to take extra precautions, discusses Internet security and overall physical security for Al-Qaeda members.

Idesco Partners With Viakoo

Partnerships to help customers eliminate missing video & keep an eye on their facility at all times.

How Perimeter Security is Improving Rail Transportation Security

Online Exclusive: How Perimeter Security is Improving Rail Transportation Security

America's freight railroads reinvesting more than ever in infrastructure and technology.

Concert Security Guard Caught on Camera Punching Man in Handcuffs

Concert Security Guard Caught on Camera Punching Man in Handcuffs

A security guard was filmed punching a man in handcuffs at a concert as he was being escorted away.

President's "E" Award Presented to Louroe Electronics

Outstanding achievement in export growth with significant contributions to overall increase in U.S. exports.

Hikvision USA Selects Frank DeFina as Senior Director, Strategic Sales

Will work to further enhance company's key relationships with customers and partners in North America.

New Ocularis v5.0 Video Management Software Now Available for Delivery

Innovative technology platform delivers power, affordability and independence.

Code Blue Partners with AMID Strategies

Strategies to bolster relationships with A&E specifiers.

AMAG Technology Introduces Symmetry CONNECT

Policy-based platform providing safety, security and risk management capabilities for organizations demanding a process and policy-based approach to managing enterprise security functions.

Hikvision Meets with Legislators for ESAs Day on Capitol Hill

Discussion of important issues affecting the security industry: apprenticeship programs, school security and telecommunications.

Four Important Things You Need to Know about Hi-PoE

Online Exclusive: Four Important Things You Need to Know about Hi-PoE

Seemingly limitless system applications allows manufacturers to significantly increase capabilities of cameras and other devices.

Bosch Security Systems Opens New Distribution Center in South Carolina

New site will receive, store and ship more than 50,000 different video surveillance, intrusion and fire detection, access control and management systems and audio and conference systems products.

Genetec Stratocast Partners with Digicel Group

Offers cloud-based video surveillance to businesses across the Caribbean.

New Focus on the Classroom

New Focus on the Classroom

It’s been two weeks and it’s time for me to introduce the latest video surveillance technology to the daycare center. They need to install IP cameras, so I can clearly see what that baby girl is doing, and make sure she is treated like I expect my granddaughter to be treated.

Capturing Teachable Moments

Capturing Teachable Moments

When you’re conducting a therapy session, it’s virtually impossible to be fully engaged with the client and be an objective observer of your own interactions at the same time.

A Strategic Approach

A Strategic Approach

The security industry is under attack by buzzwords, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of a few leading the assault.

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

Loretta Lynch has announced a new body camera pilot program.

LILIN Launches New Mobile Video Surveillance Solution at APTA

American Public Transportation Association conference scheduled for May 5, 2105 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Milestone Systems Marks Increased UK Investment

Partners and customers to benefit from additional support and training.

Industry Event Celebrated 10 Years of Innovation

Customers, channel partners, reps and industry friends and supporters recognize leader in wireless systems.

SureView Systems Announces Integration with Innotech Security

Integrated platform enables users to combine video surveillance and central station monitoring.

Smartvue Raises $15 Million to Fuel Growth and Innovation

New investment secured to support company's rapid growth.

Axis' Zipstream Technology Named Winner

SIA's 2015 New Product Showcase in Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies category at ISC West.

Swann Provides On-the-Go Security Monitoring

Indoor/outdoor, Wi-Fi, all-weather camera versatile and easy to set up, no networking required.

North American Cable Equipment, Inc. Announces Expanded Lab and Testing Facilities

New climate-controlled lab space includes increased construction and fabrication areas.

Monkey Drop Kicks Young Man in Retaliation of Gesture

Monkey Drop Kicks Young Man in Retaliation of Gesture

Sometimes "monkeying around" isn't smart, especially when security cameras are around to capture video data.

TCU Security Guard Accused of Taking Photos in Restroom

TCU Security Guard Accused of Taking Photos in Restroom

Campus police say he has been terminated and arrested.

Advantech New Fanless Embedded System

Box PC with quad core processor, rich I/O ports and flexible customization.

Hitting the Jackpot with IP Video Surveillance

Hitting the Jackpot with IP Video Surveillance

Ensuring safety and security of guests, employees and assets while maintaining an environment of fun and excitement.

Verizon Data Breach Study Finds Olds Flaws Still Dangerous

Verizon Data Breach Study Finds Olds Flaws Still Dangerous

The 2015 edition of the DBIR provides insight into the state of cyber-security in 2014.

One Person Shot Dead at Wayne Community College

One Person Shot Dead at Wayne Community College

The suspect in the North Carolina shooting is a white male.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Teach Ohio Students the Importance STEM

Unmanned Aerial Systems Teach Ohio Students the Importance STEM

Teenagers completed a series of challenges using UAS with maneuvers conducted within a Styrofoam mockup of downtown Dayton.

Police Say Dash Cams Don’t Show S.C. Shooting

Police Say Dash Cams Don't Show S.C. Shooting

According to authorities, the shooting of an unarmed black man was not capture by the dashboard camera.

Milestone Systems Delivers Highly-automated Version of LPR Software

Software for the Milestone XProtect video management software suite and Milestone Husky NVR Series.

Pelco by Schneider Electric Releases VideoXpert

New concept in video and information management, delivering an experience built upon open and intuitive integration, flexible customization, and ease of use.

Hikvision and Eagle Eye Networks Provide Mobile Video Surveillance Solution

Companies partner with Lawrence, Massachusetts Police Department to install cameras in police van with secure remote access to live, recorded video.

Iluminar Announces Specialized Training on Specifying and Installing LED Lighting

Learn how to maximize night-time CCTV surveillance, support cameras with crispness with illumination and why separate illumination is more effective than an integrated LED lights camera.

Oncam Announces Integration with AMAG Technology

Customers can take advantage of dewarping capabilities from the client perspective, giving end users the ability to flatten hemispherical images produced by 5 megapixel, 360-degree Evolution cameras.

ONSSI Announces Acquisition of SeeTec AG

Company continues aggressive expansion into European markets.

Kenyan University Students March to Demand Security

Kenyan University Students March to Demand Security

Students marched the Kenyan capital after gunmen killed nearly 150 people.

Video Surveillance Exceeds Expectations

Video Surveillance Exceeds Expectations

Transit authority reports liability claim payouts down 80 to 90 percent.

iluminar to Launch all-new 2 Series LED Range

Offers high-performance and the ability to cope with any outdoor environment with new vandal-proof, IP67-rated enclosure.

AMAG Technology Unveils Complete Suite of Video Solutions

Platform brings together identity management, access control, alarm management and video management combined with situational awareness.

21 Dead, Almost 600 Held Hostage in Kenya Attack

21 Dead, Almost 600 Held Hostage in Kenya Attack

A terror group known as Al-Shabaab is claiming responsibility for an attack on Garissa University College.

WavestoreUSA Opens New Headquarters in West Palm Beach

Offices close to PBI Airport and the growing downtown West Palm Beach, Florida for added convenience.

On Cloud 9 - Campuses need effective security equipment

On Cloud 9

Perhaps more than any other time in history, school campuses need effective security equipment and tools not only to ensure the physical safety of students, teachers, staff and administration but also to create a safe environment where effective learning takes place as well as manage expensive assets, such as computer equipment, from theft or damage.

Newly-designed Car Features New Security Feature

Newly-designed Car Features New Security Feature

When alarm triggered, security sensors enable series of photos to be taken.

Time to Take Advantage

Time to Take Advantage

For every organization, one of the first steps in providing safety and security is knowing at all times who is in the building. This is true for protecting people, property, or assets, and whether the building is a business, school, hospital or any other location.

Live Longer

Live Longer

Americans want to be safe and the FCC is helping. The FCC reserves valuable radio frequencies for public safety authorities that can be used for Ultra-Reliable wireless video surveillance.

Lockdown Alert

Lockdown Alert

All schools in North Carolina have been mandated to successfully install and deploy a panic- lockdown button that links to law enforcement.

The Heart of the Campus

With a strong reputation for innovative research addressing complex urban issues, the University of Massachusetts Boston offers its diverse, 17,000-student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city.

IDIS To Debut DirectIP to the US Market at ISC West 2015

Brings unparalleled quality, simplicity, and affordability to the marketplace with next generation technologies.

The Security Concerns in Today

School Security Best Practices: The Security Concerns in Today's Society

Keep campuses safe now while helping to prevent future tragedies.

Improving Campus Safety

Improving Campus Safety

Covering an entire city block, one of the busiest medical facilities in New York City has more than 600 beds and thousands of doctors, patients, staff and visitors every day.

Surveillance Success

Surveillance Success

Ottawa University, in Ottawa, Kansas, has a rich heritage. Since 1865, the university has educated its students. Many people rely on Ottawa University to help them achieve a lifetime of personal growth and significance.

Access Control Meets Campus Safety

Access Control Meets Campus Safety

Faced with an aging housing access control system, the University of Alaska Anchorage was in need of a reliable system capable of integrating with its existing residential operations management software.

Seeking Surveillance

Protecting critical infrastructure is essential to ensure public safety and the preservation of life, property and assets.

Stopping Any Threats

Stopping Any Threats

Tragedy at one school seems to jump start improved security at another. Such is the case for the Eastern Suffolk BOCES , an educational cooperative of 51 Long Island, New York school districts, providing educational leadership, direct instruction, management, and support through quality, cost-effective instructional programs and shared services.

ONVIF to Feature New Quick-install Profile Q

Hosting interoperability demonstrations on Profiles G and S at ISC West in Las Vegas.

HGH Infrared Systems Unveils Latest 360-degree Infrared Solution

Provides a cost-effective, rugged and compact solution for wide-area surveillance.

Exacq Technologies Integrates with Mango DSP + Mate Viper ALPR System

Gives users the opportunity to build a unified best-of-breed solution.

Swann's Customizable Video and Alarm Security Kit Connects to Smartphones

HD cameras provide high-quality surveillance that allows users to see and hear live security footage in the palm of their hand.

Honeywell Brings High Definition to Analog Video Surveillance

Hassle-free HD using latest HD over coax technology.

MicroPower Technologies Unveils Megapixel Video Surveillance Solution

Integrated platform combines solar and wireless technologies to enable video surveillance in remote and challenging geographic locations.

All-new VMS Information Platform, Immersive Panoramic Systems, Cloud Recording

This is the year that Pelco by Schneider Electric makes the data-driven, immersive surveillance system an effective reality.

Publication Gets Access to City

Publication Gets Access to City's License Plate Database

Believed to be the largest dataset ever publicly released in the United States.

Hilton Awards Program Flaw Exposed All Accounts

Hilton Awards Program Flaw Exposed All Accounts

A flaw was discovered in the Hilton HHonors program that could let anyone hijack all accounts.

Body Camera Caught Officer Using Unreasonable Force

Body Camera Caught Officer Using Unreasonable Force

Las Vegas police veteran causes minor facial injury to woman during arrest.

VideoEdge Network Video Management System Raises the Bar

High quality, vastness of feature set recognized as second to none in industry.

Vicon Announces New Strategy to Empower Its Partners

Customer-focused empowerment strategy to drive growth and enhance value to partners.

BCDVideo Releases High-density SAN for Video Storage

SuperNova Series delivers on scalability, reliability, and price.

mobiDEOS Launches Mobile App for Latest iPhones

Next-generation MobileCamViewer app simplifies connectivity of DVRs to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones for on-the-go surveillance

Pelco by Schneider Electric Announces MultiSight

New video service designed to help retailers easily manage their stores, from anywhere.

Diebold and Eagle Eye Networks Announce Strategic Alliance

New video solutions offer services that stream and store live and recorded video, provide flexible cloud storage and generate notification and real-time analytics.

Bassett Sales Corp Launches Live Security Operation Center

Security resellers, integrators and end users receive hands-on education operating Sony IP cameras and monitors in live security setting.

Avigilon Secures Liberty Public School District

Rapidly-growing school district saves time and cost while improving safety for students, faculty and staff.

Calling all Entrepreneurs: InnovationWorks with Tyco Security Products

With a proven track record in investment, acquisition and growth, the team is adopting new products, services, markets and embracing new entrepreneurs to drive innovation.

Absolute Software Collaborates with HP to Secure New Education Devices

Persistence technology installed on new HP Education Edition tablets and notebook.

SureView Systems Introduces Central Station Training Program

Designed to help teach valued partners and their employees' best practices on using the robust functionality of Immix platform.