Security Products Magazine December 2013 Digital Edition

December 2013

  • AIRPORT SECURITY - Expanding and Upgrading
  • INDUSTRY GROWTH - Expect More Growth
  • FACILITY SECURITY - The Art of Security
  • SCHOOL SECURITY - Caddo Cameras


Features

Expanding and Upgrading

Myrtle Beach International Airport improves its security management system

By Kim Rahfaldt

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry easily expanded to accommodate more than triple the number of readers, cameras and gates, keeping Myrtle Beach International Airport current with all required federal and TSA guidelines.


Caddo Mills

Caddo Cameras

Louisiana school system upgrades to megapixel surveillance system

By Wendi Burke

The schools have made a major commitment to implementing IP video surveillance throughout the entire district, an ongoing project being managed and installed by Stanley Security Solutions.


University Upgrades to Electronic Locks

University Upgrades to Electronic Locks

Existing credentials are still part of the security mix

By April Noblitt

UVU upgraded its access control system to electronic locks with multi-tech readers that accommodate its newly-implemented, one-card system while providing flexibility for future generations of credentials.


Expect More Growth

Expect More Growth

Technology will continue trending as the market booms in 2014

By Ralph C. Jensen

Recent recessions in the global marketplace have taken its toll on numerous industries. The housing industry is only now starting to make a strong comeback, and the automotive market had a few seasons of questionable jump starts.


The Art of Security

The Art of Security

Academy unveils access control migration program

By Brett St. Pierre

Operating a large university campus in a busy, urban setting can be challenging enough, but when the campus spans dozens of geographically-dispersed buildings that house expensive equipment and high-value student work, the challenge becomes even more complex.


Departments

Still Shaking My Head

By Ralph C. Jensen

TSA agents have had their share of troubles and missteps, but what organization hasn’t? The one thing they don’t deserve is another person shooting at them as they work on the front lines of airport security.


Cameras at the Intersection

Using technology to manage traffic and protect public safety

By Christopher Lindenau

The Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation received federal funding for traffic message boards and cameras. Using its bucket trucks and technicians, Tuscaloosa’s DOT began installing cameras at high-volume intersections across the city.


Networking Security

More than a byte

More than a Byte

How hackers get privileged access to IT systems

By Márton Illés

Cybercrime is on the rise, and sensitive, corporate information is one of the top targets of external and internal attacks.


Diving into IP Surveillance

Experts reveal top challenges and how to face them head-on

By Vance Kozik

In the security world, when a company is making the leap from installing traditional, analog, CCTV cameras to IP surveillance, this “thinkahead” strategy is all the more wise.


Accelerating Detection and Response

Finding IT breaches via well-integrated solutions

By Jason Mical

Last spring, in late March, regional grocer Schnucks Markets reported that the credit card data of more than 2 million customers was stolen by cybercriminals.


On The Fast Track

On the Fast Track

Private cloud computing is the next big wave

By Charles P. Williams

Cloud computing has kicked off the next big wave in business computing. It offers many benefits including business agility, security, scalability and reduced administration, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for any size and type of company.


Integrate a Panic Button

Video surveillance software provides a direct link to classrooms

By James Whitcomb

Violent acts in schools, committed by individuals, are unfortunately becoming more common. While video surveillance is the essential element in an overall school security plan, an emerging tool in combating this crisis scenario head-on offers the ability to send real-time, emergency alerts at the push of a button.


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