Critical Infrastructure


Transforming Security

Transforming Security

Empresa Eléctrica de Guatemala (EEGSA Group) required a video surveillance system that could digitize the security footage on its substations to help avoid damage to its own infrastructure as well as electrocution hazards for people trying to access these places without warning or authorization.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Standalone systems, where certain access points are equipped with card readers but are not connected to a larger network, can provide a cost-effective access control solution.

Malware Targets Industrial Safety Systems

Security firm FireEye disclosed Thursday the existence of a malware used to compromise industrial control systems and disable their safety systems to potentially cause physical damage.

Time for an Upgrade

Time for an Upgrade

When a regional traffic management center in Washington state outgrew its building—as well as the size of its roadway monitoring system— the staff realized it was time not just for a physical upgrade, but a technological one, too

Eight Injured After Car Crashes into Crowd in Philadelphia

Eight Injured After Car Crashes into Crowd

The driver, whose SUV hopped the sidewalk, sending it straight into partygoers, will be charged with DUI.

Green Airport Cameras

Green Airport Cameras

The environmental impact of air travel is no secret. While designing more fuel-efficient aircraft and other conservation measures to reduce CO2 emission are on the drawing boards, the real progress is happening in the greening of airport terminals around the country.

Thermal Enhancement

Thermal Enhancement

Securing airports, seaports, railways, bridges and tunnels is no easy task. One technology that transportation agencies are increasingly relying on to secure these environments is thermal imaging.

A Virtual Gateway

Three years ago, Shrader Engineering had the privilege of designing one of the most unique security concepts in the region for the city of Sugar Land, Texas, Police Department. The security system forms a “virtual gateway” throughout the city.



Tackling the Storage

Tackling the Storage

The transportation industry affects all of us. Regardless of what we do for a living, or where we live, we depend on the transportation industry—day and night, for work and leisure.

Mass Transit

The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) is the municipal authority for public transport in the city of Scranton, PA, and its surrounding areas.

Securing the Security Camera

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

Port-ability

When it comes to protecting transportation hubs, seaports have their own set of challenges.

Protecting Our Water Supply

Protecting Our Water Supply

Maintaining the security of our nation’s water supplies is serious business. Attacks from a lone vandal to a team of foreign terrorists could, within hours, result in widespread illness or economic disruption.

Tornado Tracking

Tornado Tracking

April 28, 2014, stands out in the memory of the residents of northern Mississippi as a violent F4 Tornado left a wake of major damage killing 10 people and injuring more than 80.

Meeting the TWIC Mandate

Industry Vertical

Meeting the TWIC Mandate

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission, located on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana, facilitates the economic growth of the communities in which it operates by maximizing the flow of trade and commerce.

Middle Atlantic Products Hires Product Managers

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

Thinking Outside The Cloud

A series of Microsoft commercials beginning in 2010 brought the concept of “the cloud” into our cultural lexicon. The ensuing five-plus years have grown awareness and adoption of the concept behind that term, especially in the consumer arena.

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Three California inmates who escaped from a maximum security facility have been recaptured. Now the investigation focuses on how it happened.

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

California officials are asking for the public’s help to find three inmates who escaped from jail.

Upscale Panama City Property Using ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

The property is using VingCard Visionline, Signature RFID locks and Elsafe Sentinel safes.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2018

    April 2018

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    • The Changing Landscape
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    • Get Out of Our Space
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