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Working Together

Although IP-based network cameras are the prevailing standard for new installations, it wasn’t that long ago that analog cameras, and the complex infrastructures required to support large numbers of them, were the only way to accomplish the job.

Secure Your Engines

Secure Your Engines

When this upgrade project began in early 2017, there was a mix of standard-resolution legacy video cameras scattered throughout the facilities.

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

Most access control systems are focused on improving security and protecting the business, ensuring that only the right people have the right access to the right areas. It keeps the bad guys out and the good guys in.

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How Deep is Deep Learning?

At the start of every new year, I get a sampling of what new technologies are going to be introduced. Most of the time, I’m in way over my head. Sometimes I understand and relate to the solution, the technology and what it all means.

Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

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Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

Today, many video surveillance systems use IP-based equipment, which sends recorded video across ethernet cabling to local, remote, and cloud-based recorders, often using the same LAN infrastructure that is used by general office workers.

4 Ways Private Sector Security Professionals Can Make Peace With IoT Platforms

4 Ways Private Sector Security Professionals Can Make Peace With IoT Platforms

And harness their power.

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A Voice for Veterans

Every interview I get for the magazine is enjoyable, and even entertaining. Every conversation is a story but once in a while I have a lead that I know will stick with me for quite a long time.

Automation Can Close the Gap on Cyber Exposures

Automation Can Close the Gap on Cyber Exposures

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil: It is tempting for physical security professionals to take this passive approach to cybersecurity.



Crime-busting Technology

Like many metropolitan cities, Hartford, CT has its share of crimes. And solving those crimes usually involves sifting through an overwhelming amount of data.

Increasing Sophistication

Increasing Sophistication

Video surveillance management is becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of operational capabilities, including the type and scope of analytics available.

Top Mistakes Companies Make When Managing a Security Workforce

Top Mistakes Companies Make When Managing a Security Workforce

Gone are the days of paper-based note-taking and incident reporting, or hiring four guards to cover the role of one. Today’s security companies need to be more efficient and responsive, including being better at scheduling resources.

Managed Firewall Services

Managed Firewall Services

As cybercrime continues to plague companies of all sizes, across all industries both public and private, we wanted to take this opportunity to explore options that can help protect your data and your business.

Selecting the Right Access Control System

Selecting the Right Access Control System

With a password on each computer and a cardbased access control system on the door, many businesses feel they have their bases covered when it comes to both logical and physical security.

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

The following predictions for ISC West 2019 dive deeper into how these innovations, among others, will help move the security industry forward.

The Uberization of Security’s Business Model

The Uberization of Security’s Business Model

Companies large and small are now actively seeking a fresh approach to optimizing their physical and logical security operations and managing their risk, while capping or reducing their total cost of ownership (TCO).

Protecting Mining and Quarry Operations

Protecting Mining and Quarry Operations

Natural resources being extracted at a mining or quarry operation not only have monetary value, but may also be critical components of medical, military, and industrial processes.

Making it Work

Making it Work

The first step in any security plan is assessing the risk that could impact a company, venue and/or business sector.

Hanwha Enhances Safety and Security for The Villages Retirement Community

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Hanwha Enhances Safety and Security for The Villages Retirement Community

The Villages investigated its options for a higher-quality system in an effort to rectify what was an unnecessarily complex situation and improve the quality and management of the video surveillance systems. After evaluating solutions from a number of manufacturers, Ritch and his team chose cameras from Hanwha Techwin America for deployment throughout the property.

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Church Should Be Off Limits

While attending religious services during the holiday season, a local congregant asked me if I had heard about the ISIS threat to local houses of worship in East Texas. I was not aware, but I started digging.

A Slam Dunk

A Slam Dunk

With all this plus four lobbies and multiple entry points, security at American Airlines Center is a 24/7 responsibility. Finding the right camera system for such a diverse environment presented a challenge.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

    Featuring:

    • A Healthcare Revolution
    • Security Beyond the Field
    • Secure Your Engines
    • One Step Ahead
    • Elevating Data Security

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety