Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - February 2015

February 2015

  • Taking the Mystery Out of Video-in-the-Cloud
  • 3 Trends in Biometrics You Can't Ignore
  • Bus Lanes Get Makeover
  • Mission Possible
  • Firewall Protection
  • Growing the Role of Analytics in Video Surveillance


Features

The Trends We are Seeing

The Trends We are Seeing

By Brian Carle

The themes for VMS product development can be summarized as bigger, better and faster. In 2015, look for capabilities that range from those which deliver more information to architectures that optimize VMS performance on purpose built hardware offerings.


Firewall Protection - Vital information among the most coveted resources

Firewall Protection

Vital information among the most coveted resources

By Patrick E. Craig

Money Movers Inc. is a fully PCI DSS compliant Electronic Funds Transfer Gateway processor. In plain English, that means we move a lot of data over a network.


Taking the Mystery Out of Video-in-the-Cloud - Why cloud storage is gaining popular support

Taking the Mystery Out of Video-in-the-Cloud

Why cloud storage is gaining popular support

By Jennifer Bruce

In a recent Hollywood comedy, Jason Segel’s character uttered the famous line, “Nobody understands the cloud. It’s a mystery.” And yet, all of us have been using the cloud for years: for online banking, online shopping, social media, email, sharing family photos and a host of other activities.


3 Trends in Biometrics You Can’t Ignore

3 Trends in Biometrics You Can’t Ignore

More reliable and efficient than ever before

By Jeremy Krinitt

Broadly speaking, 2014 was a year full of exciting technological innovations, and 2015 shouldn’t be any different. If anything, we’ll see further and accelerated improvements in all things technology.


Recalibrating the Market - Step back and look at the entire solution

Recalibrating the Market

Step back and look at the entire solution

By Keven Marier

The network-based physical security industry has matured rapidly over the past few years. As the technology and other components of security solutions have advanced, so too have the customer’s expectations.


Bus Lanes Get a Makeover - The Rapid riders will have access to First Responders

Bus Lanes Get a Makeover

The Rapid riders will have access to First Responders

By Michael Zuidema

The Rapid bus system in Grand Rapids, Mich. has had its share of heated debates over the past several years, with detractors bemoaning its lack of use and proponents promising major economic benefits with expansion.


Mission Possible - Filling a huge security gap with an accountable security system

Mission Possible

Filling a huge security gap with an accountable security system

By Nick Simon

At the corporate facility of the world’s largest automotive manufacturer, both authorized and unauthorized personnel were coming and going with little accountability.


Protection Beyond Fences - Early warning detection and identification of threats inside and outside the fence line

Protection Beyond Fences

Early warning detection and identification of threats inside and outside the fence line

By Rodrick Cross

Recent terrorist attacks on substations and the potential for simultaneous attacks across the United States put the entire country at serious risk for major power interruption.


Growing the Role of Analytics in Video Surveillance

Growing the Role of Analytics in Video Surveillance

Adding value to video surveillance

By Charles McCready

The situations that call for intelligent video, also referred to as video content analysis and video analytics, are growing by the day.


Departments

Plunging into the Security Industry

Industry Professional

Plunging into the Security Industry

By Ginger Hill

Defining FLIR as a “fantastic company,” Gaw eventually got the entrepreneurial “itch” to do something new. So, going back to his roots, he took the plunge into entrepreneurship once again.


A Comprehensive Solution - The importance of having a reliable video surveillance strategy at a marathon

Industry Vertical

A Comprehensive Solution

The importance of having a reliable video surveillance strategy at a marathon

By Sarah Colson

The New York City marathon is hosted the first week of November with more than 2 million spectators, 50,000 runners, and thousands of staff and volunteers. When it came time to planning the logistics for a successful event for the world’s largest marathon, safety and preventive actions were the most important criteria.


Setting Sail

Industry Focus

Setting Sail

By Ralph C. Jensen

Security in the cruise ship industry remains relatively soft, in comparison. This has changed in 2015. The Coast Guard expects to increase screening requirements for passengers and their baggage.


Networking Security

On the Fast Track - Data has been with man since the dawn of time

On the Fast Track

Data has been with man since the dawn of time

By Brian McIlravey

Today’s integrated systems are generating more data than ever before. For some perspective on just how much data we’re talking about, consider that from the dawn of civilization to 2003, humankind created two exabytes of data.


Data as a Decisionmaker

By Ralph C. Jensen

The best way to make any decision is by collecting as much data as possible. The more information you have, the better your decision will be.


Actionable Intelligence - Data is the main player in making security decisions

Actionable Intelligence

Data is the main player in making security decisions

By Ajay Jain

All security decisions are based on data. So, it would stand to reason that the more data organizations are able to collect, the more informed their security teams will be and, by extension, the better the decisions they make will be.


On the Edge of Innovation - IP Video Surveillance Market Solutions Building Strong Industry Partnerships

On the Edge of Innovation

IP Video Surveillance Market Solutions Building Strong Industry Partnerships

By Nicole Segura

Often taken for granted—as video surveillance cameras and systems can be found in virtually any public space—the ability to deliver quality live and recorded video is a complex mechanism requiring hardware, software and networking.


Completely On Line - Why they are essential to the networking mission

Completely On Line

Why they are essential to the networking mission

By Bud Broomhead

The past few years have been unlike any period we’ve experienced in the professional security industry. The journey from the first IP cameras to the present day is now rapidly accelerating.


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