Today, creating a safe environment across schools, hotels, office buildings, housing complexes and other facilities has become a necessity. There are so many dangers lurking in buildings of all sizes and shapes from fire hazards, vaping issues, chemical/air quality issues, intruders and so much more.
- By Monique Merhige
- May 30, 2023
Technology within the security industry has adapted to numerous changes through the years, from the early days of analog devices to today’s IP-based solutions, networked cameras, and access control solutions, in addition to analytics, cloud-based products, virtual security guards, and more.
- By Bruce Czerwinski
- Mar 22, 2023
The widespread adoption of peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms has made it significantly more convenient for individuals to share money digitally. In 2022, 84% of consumers said they used a P2P service, and the popularity shows no signs of waning.
- By Al Pascual
- Feb 17, 2023
As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape.
- By Brian James
- Jan 24, 2023
More organizations today are relying on cloud-based solutions to transform and grow their business than ever before. All major cloud service providers, including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM, have seen astonishing growth in cloud-solution revenue over the last few years, and there is no slowdown in sight.
- By Jennifer Hones
- Jan 09, 2023
According to a 2022 study conducted by Ponemon Institute, the average U.S. enterprise manages approximately 135,000 endpoint devices. Given that most, if not all of these devices require dependable power to maintain functionality, the need to deliver reliable power efficiently to devices, which is critical to building safety, security and comfort have never been higher.
- By JR Andrews
- Dec 01, 2022
Modern surveillance systems generate an overwhelming (and mostly unused) amount of data. This is especially true when recording video in 24/7 operations, which is essential to capturing evidence, incidents and events
- By Joe Danielson
- Dec 01, 2022
Organizations of every type and size often need to make informed decisions for areas of improvement, enhancement, and change.
- By Fabiola Ruvalcaba
- Sep 20, 2022
Today, financial institutions across the globe focus on security and safety more than ever before. Known threats, such as workplace violence, terrorism, and natural disasters, continue to be significant challenges, while cybersecurity risks have expanded.
- By Alan Stoddard
- Sep 19, 2022
Governments around the world are creating Internet of Things (IoT) security legislation and regulations designed to keep users safe in an increasingly connected world.
- By Steve Hanna
- Jun 01, 2022
Consider a conventional computer. It uses a small (64-bit) processor architecture and is considered excellent for solving linear problems. Many past and present problems are linear, and 64-bit architectures have been sufficient to solve them (a 64-bit register can hold any of 264 over 18 quintillion [or 1.8×1019] different values).
- By Dave Krauthamer
- May 02, 2022
Artificial intelligence (AI) enables machines to learn, understand, and act accordingly – giving it enormous potential.
- By Paul Garms
- Jan 27, 2022
It is the time of year for reflections, resolutions, predictions and lists. News stories about trends are everywhere, with tips about getting businesses on track for success in 2022.
- By Dean Drako
- Jan 27, 2022
It is no surprise in the world of video data storage, there is an evolution from on-prem to the Cloud and Video-Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS).
- By Sean Chang
- Jan 27, 2022
The IoT presents a huge opportunity market. Every second, 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web, and experts predict that by 2025, that figure will equate to more than 75 billion connected devices overall. Unfortunately, this volume of connected devices brings inevitable security risks.
- By Alexandre Araujo
- Nov 29, 2021
In banking today, the FBI and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), have mandated security standards that require a minimum number of cameras and camera resolution in each facility.
- By Paul Fisher
- Nov 22, 2021
The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.
- By Michael Wood
- Nov 02, 2021
It was not all that long ago when discussion of professional security services on the Cloud seemed all but preposterous due to bandwidth and security concerns.
- By Laura Worell
- Oct 20, 2021
There have been on-going discussions the past several years about how Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to modernize physical security systems and operations.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning dumb houses into smart homes. It is also revolutionizing access control systems for all types of commercial buildings, from small offices and retail shops to enterprise campuses and sprawling factories.
- By Shahar Feldman
- Oct 01, 2021