Conversations about what can be done to keep violent weapons and dangerous materials from falling into the wrong hands continue to dominate the political discussion, leaving communities wondering about what they can do to prevent the next school or church attack.
Whether your title is Security Director or you just have the responsibilities of one, there’s a lot riding on your shoulders.
I’m old enough to remember fire alarm drills and hiding under my desk as a youth. The fire alarm drills were great because we were able to leave the classroom and go outside. I never understood hiding under the desk, but went along with it anyway. That’s the world I grew up in.
As with all major sporting and entertainment events, the goal is for everyone using a ticket to have purchased it from the authorized ticketing entity and to have a seamless experience both when they pick it up and when they present it at the venue.
Wi-Fi is a technology based on the IEEE 802.11 suite of standards that uses radio frequencies (RF) extend wired Ethernet-based local area networks (LAN) to Wi-Fi-enabled devices, allowing the devices to receive and send information from the internet.
As Foxwoods grew and expanded, so did the need for a state-of-theart, integrated video surveillance system to provide necessary coverage and security for the gaming facilities.
The new and growing interest in the technology sector has given rise to a new phenomenon known as “Tech tourism,” whereby tech companies have seen ever increasing numbers of visitors being attracted to their sites as tech enthusiasts undertake a kind of digital pilgrimage.
It has become crystal clear to me that integrators and distributors are experts in product development in this industry.
While students focus on learning, Putnam City Schools Police Department works hard to keep everyone safe. Officers monitor schools 24/7 and also spend a lot of time conducting investigations and compiling digital evidence for cases. Often, this involves working closely with local agencies to help keep their communities safe.
A few months ago I attended a security event in Atlanta that was primarily focused on cybersecurity and learned a number of things to share.
With a multitude of cloud providers vying for market share to store your data and provide cloud computing, creating your own data center deployments with associated hardware, networking and storage systems, doesn’t generally top the list of additional headaches one might pursue in today’s world, unless you are Dean Drako.
BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, and home to the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer club. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution.
There are a lot of amazing things to say and write about Allied Universal. For starters, these security professionals are headlong into predictive analytics, and WOW, what a difference it makes in providing security services to the customer.
The adoption of IP-based video surveillance cameras is driving the growth of the overall video surveillance market.
Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure.
In 1970, intercoms were all about convenience. They made it easy for secretaries to communicate with their boss and for company employees to connect between offices within the same building.
While the security industry is being sold on UPS battery back-ups that come with “power conditioning” built in, the reality is that over 90 percent of these battery back-ups only offer surge suppression and surge suppressors that solely protect against large power fluctuations, such as lightning, which only account for two percent of failures.
Safe City, or Smart City, projects are rapidly becoming an ideal way to build an effective and proactive security strategy while allowing increased collaboration between city officials, security leaders, law enforcement, and first responders.
Locks Plus Security Solutions, based in southern Florida, was founded in 2002 as a traditional locksmith company.
Longtime law enforcement professional Gawain Guedry has joined Total Recall Corporation as a senior account executive representing the Western Region of the United States. Based in Las Vegas,