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ADT Announces New Home Security and Automation Integration with Amazon Alexa

ADT customers will be able to integrate home automation skills with Amazon Alexa.

Confidence through An Alternative Defense

Confidence through An Alternative Defense

The headlines were horrifying, evoking emotion from anyone who was reading them on December 15, 2012, the day after Adam Lanza fatally shot and killed 20 elementary school students and 6 adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School. While the tragic event was over, it will never be forgotten.

Detecting And Mitigating

Detecting And Mitigating

Insider threat has become an increasingly prevalent concern for organizations, and the damage from breaches caused by current or former employees, contractors or partners misusing access credentials can be devastating.

Industry Focus

Lack of Ethics is a Problem

The pharmaceutical industry is a business exposed to many unique risks. Attaining capital, investing in intensive research and development, the uncertainty of FDA approval and the constant shroud of legislative risks are merely some of the many significant challenges that innovative pharmaceutical companies regularly face.

Planning Ahead

One of the most important things that you can do at the start of a new year is to refine your business plan with both short and long-term goals.

Today's Technology - An Insider's View

Video surveillance permeates our lives today; it is part of a changing world. We recently sat down with Jeff Whitney, vice president of marketing for megapixel camera manufacturer Arecont Vision to get an industry insider’s view on where the video surveillance market is today, how we got here, where we can expect it go in the near future, and what his own company is doing to keep up.

Streamlining Arena Security

Industry Vertical

Streamlining Arena Security

Frustrated with a faulty analog security setup, Chicago’s United Center set out to raise their technology standards and centralize operations through a network system.

Increasing Profits

Increasing Profits

In our last contributed article, Anixter examined the topic of “Sourcing to Become a Leaner Organization.” Here we take a look at another important component of increasing profitability—Reducing and Managing Non-Productive Labor.



Get Back To Normal

Get Back To Normal

In an ideal world, security personnel would never be faced with making quick decisions in difficult situations. They would not have to respond to incidents or emergencies because such things would not occur.

Industry Professional

Deterring Fraud and Theft

There is an old saying about how everything is bigger in Texas, and in the case of Lexus of Lakeway, the expression certainly rings true.

A Glimpse Into The Future Of IP Video

A Glimpse Into The Future Of IP Video

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the world’s first IP network camera, a technology that eventually revolutionized the video surveillance landscape.

Video Trends To Focus On

Video Trends To Focus On

If these technologies aren’t on your radar, they probably should be. These product categories are rapidly growing in popularity and for good reason.

Going for the Gold

Industry Vertical

Going for the Gold

When the Olympic Games come to town, the welfare of people and property are of paramount importance in both the planning process and during the event.

Industry Professional

Deterring Fraud and Theft

There is an old saying about how everything is bigger in Texas, and in the case of Lexus of Lakeway, the expression certainly rings true.

What

What's In Store

What’s ahead in 2017? In 2016, we saw video surveillance and security increasingly become the focus of mainstream media conversations, with video playing a pivotal role in bringing terror suspects to justice (as it did recently in NYC) and with police body-worn cameras capturing sometimes controversial incidents that spark national conversations.

Time, Energy, Money, Quality: Total Cost of Ownership and your security success

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Time, Energy, Money, Quality: Total Cost of Ownership and your security success

Total cost of ownership, or TCO, is a way to assess direct and indirect costs and benefits related to the purchase of any IT component. The goal is to create a total estimate of fixed and variable costs that may be used for budget development.

Industry Commentary

Combatting Patent Trolls: Federal Legislation Is The Solution

During this unusual political season, the presidential nominees have focused on significant national issues that receive constant media coverage such as border security and immigration, race relations, criminal justice reform, and taxes.

Knowledge Of The District

Knowledge Of The District

While the number of cameras per property varies anywhere from 15 at a smaller elementary up to 80 or more at a larger high school, the Weber School District initially used design tools from Axis to determine an efficient solution now implemented across the board with a simple mix of network cameras.

The Proper Foundation

Wakefield Grammar School Foundation has chosen a complete Tyco Security Products surveillance package that includes Illustra IP cameras and exacqVision network video recorders with exacqVision VMS software and Kantech EntraPass access control system pre-installed.

Once A Champio...Always

Once A Champion...Always

There is something to be said about a close family business. There can be trying times, but by and large there are close ties not only to business projects, but for family matters as well.

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