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5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

While the road to finding the most effective business alarm system might seem steep, it helps to know the truth of these five common myths.

New Remote Patient Monitoring Tool Delivers High-quality Patient Care

By 2030, it is projected that a global shortfall of 15 million healthcare professionals will exist. Milestone’s new XProtect Hospital Assist helps hospitals respond to this crisis while continuing to provide high-quality care.

A Comprehensive Nationwide Solution

A Comprehensive Nationwide Solution

Across the United States, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, truck yards, parking lots and car dealerships all have a common concern. They are targets for catalytic converters. In nearly every region, cases of catalytic converter thefts have skyrocketed.

Creating a Stance

Creating a Stance

Video security systems have been effective deterrents to crime because of its ability to capture and present evidence of events that have happened. Such systems can be invaluable in protecting people and assets.

Protect Your Customers

Protect Your Customers

In this digitally connected world, innovation and technology are at the forefront of security and safeguarding. As the landscape continues to evolve, businesses today are combining guarding services and technology to create a new security approach and elevate operational intelligence, primarily based on the security operations center (SOC) environment.

Building Trust through Transparency

Building Trust through Transparency

With social media rapidly evolving, the call for transparency and accountability inside a law enforcement agency is now necessary to show the world what police do with every interaction.

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don't Care, or Aren't Sure if they Care, if the AI Used in their Video Security is Biased

Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, recently published a research report that found organizations are more concerned about their Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered video surveillance system's ability to deter crime than any potential bias issues.

Alarm.com Unveils Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

New Service Harnesses AI and Machine Learning Capabilities to Deliver Additional Information to Monitoring Stations and First Responders



Digital Technologies Create Savings

Digital technologies are transforming all aspects of life today, yet sectors such as the criminal justice system continue to be slow to adapt and are failing to take advantage of a wealth of innovations available at the moment.

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

Organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show announced the 2021 event will be online-only.

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Security Industry Groups Call For Alarm Response, Security Services to Be Classified as “Essential” During Coronavirus Pandemic

SIA, ESA and TMA have penned a letter to public safety officials calling for governments to exempt alarm response centers and companies that serve them from shelter-in-place orders.

Federal Trade Commission

FTC Bans Company From Selling ‘Stalkerware’ Monitoring Apps

Retina-X’s apps posed several security risks to users thanks to lax data protections and loopholes that allowed mobile devices to be monitored without the user’s knowledge.

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Over Course of Three Days, Law Enforcement Thwarts Three Men Threatening to Commit Mass Shootings

Authorities in Ohio, Connecticut and Florida arrested three men who expressed interest in mass shootings, including one who targeted a Jewish community center.

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How Police Forces Are Using Drones to Keep Officers Out of The Line of Fire

California law enforcement is praising the use of drones and high-definition video surveillance to track suspects and strategize police responses.

New High-Tech Riverbank Surveillance Cameras Go Beyond Capturing Footage

New High Tech Riverbank Surviellance Cameras Go Beyond Capturing Footage

Remote Surveillance Units have been installed in Riverbank, Calif., and they have the power to do much more than just capture footage. These high-tech surveillance cameras can detect when a crime is being committed, and even allow police officers to communicate with the offender.

Coming of Age

Securing outdoor assets can be a tricky proposition. For starters, traditional outdoor security systems are expensive.

Watch for New Trends

Watch for New Trends

What technology and industry trends should you keep an eye out for to stay ahead of the pack? In short, complex analytics are growing hotter which is made possible by the trend towards GPU co-processing.

The Case for Deploying H.265 in Video Surveillance

The Case for Deploying H.265 in Video Surveillance

As the security industry continues to embrace 4K, Ultra HD and other high-resolution imaging formats with high bitrates, recording and storing surveillance video has become one of the main challenges facing end users and systems integrators.

Festive Security

Festive Security

The 300,000 person Fremont Festival of the Arts, one of the largest street festivals west of the Mississippi River and toted as California’s premiere art, wine and music festival, is no small undertaking. The threat of an attack is a real possibility.

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

Best Practices for Deploying PSIM Quickly and Efficiently

No enterprise can eliminate 100% of its risk. Instead, the security objective must be to understand all risks and to effectively manage and mitigate them.

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    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

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    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

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  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3