- A Look Inside
- National Grid Meets NERC CIP and TWIC
- Using Present Card Readers, Organizations Can Now Easily Add Biometrics
- Taking Off
- Streamlining Operations
- Mobile Apps Have Exploded
But how to choose the right one for your organization
In 2014, the number of Internet users worldwide has reached nearly 30 billion. While the majority of these users connect via fixed-line to a PC, the growth of mobile- and cloud-based solutions has skyrocketed.
Without having to change out an organization’s existing readers, the biometric card provides an easy, low cost way for facilities to provide a biometric upgrade
More and more, security professionals using card-based front ends for their access control systems have been worried about the security of their proximity systems. They know that for $200 or less, their proximity system can be violated.
More than 300 sites get newly-required secure applications
Having numerous and diverse facilities to secure, National Grid needed a higher level of security to insure its vast infrastructure of buildings were protected
IP surveillance technology is critical partner in airport security
As airports are forced to upgrade their infrastructure to comply with new regulations and consumer expectations, many are taking the opportunity to upgrade their surveillance systems for smarter video security, intrusion detection, perimeter protection and access control.
Key management now integral part of casino, hotel and event center
Minnesota’s Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center has consistently relied on the performance and scalability of key management technology from Morse Watchmans.
Delivering a unique and innovative technology in today’s crowded and dynamic security market can be quite a challenge.
Benedictine University earns state-wide recognition with high-tech security solution and Emergency Operations Center
Campus safety is fast becoming a prerequisite for students and their families when they explore options for higher education.
Aside from security on campus or in the K-12 environment, there is nothing more passionate than border security.
Why the end user needs one and how system integrators can work with them
It’s getting harder for building owners and system integrators to keep up with the latest trends in security.
Dealers and installers should broaden their portfolios
GPS vehicle security has attracted high interest in the eyes of dealers for many reasons. First, it provides peace-of-mind for families.
When a security integration company is small, installation and sales are 100 percent of the focuses of time and attention. The sales have to be lean but profitable.
Successful security dealers are defined by best practices
Experience may be the best teacher, but it’s often possible to learn what works—and what doesn’t work—simply by looking at other companies in the industry.
Dealers, integrators should address change of 2G network
As the time nears on the shutdown of the second-generation, or 2G, wireless network, now is the time for security dealers and integrators to not only start planning for this massive migration but also begin searching for opportunities to make this change easier for themselves as well as their clients.
Personal response system is attracting a lot of attention
Mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) is attracting a lot of attention in the security industry these days, and for good reason. There are several reasons for the enormous interest.
Businesses of all sizes are interested in enterprise-level security
Security solutions are playing an increasingly important role in business operations as organizations are realizing the significant value these technologies can provide.
When the Stanley Security staff wants to make an impression from the integrator to end user, it relies on the hard-hitting, well-versed security team at its Indianapolis Discovery Center.
Campus Security & Life Safety
Deploying modern video surveillance in educational institutions
Schools, universities and colleges have always viewed safety as a high priority. These institutions are the keepers of our society’s most valuable asset: our future.
Every time I hear or read about a shooting on campus, I naively think this will be the last one. It never is the last shooting, because, I suppose, there are some people bent on inflicting pain on someone else.
Safety and security in residence halls is a top priority for college campuses of any size
Security and safety in residential halls is a top priority for college campuses of any size today. Students move into dorm rooms and on-campus housing with personal property of considerable value, including computers and other electronics.
School district has fully committed to the latest technology
Lexington One prides itself on the innovative use of technology and has built a substantial network back-end support infrastructure for student use.
Wireless solution contacts first responders from anywhere on campus
Traditional panic buttons can be effective, but require a wired connection to an access control or intrusion system limiting where they are placed.
Having the right tools helps staff and faculty protect students
Emergencies that compromise safety on college campuses and universities are an unfortunate reality today.
In an effort to serve its students, the university recently conducted a pilot program with HID Global of Austin, Texas in which approximately 15 participants used their smartphones to open doors at one or more of six possible campus entry points, including one parking garage.
Clery Act remains primary driver of regulated change
In the past year, we’ve seen a number of trends emerge in campus security at both the higher education and K-12 level, as U.S. school districts and universities enhance their security measures.
A new standard emerges for personal security
Today, traditional alarm and security monitoring services protect roughly 15 percent of American homes and a handful of rental units.