Making hazardous chemical safety procedures a priority
By Glenn Trout
In the weeks following the massive explosion at a warehouse owned by Ruihai International Logistics in the Chinese port of Tianjin, investigators are getting a better idea of what led to the disaster that killed 173 people—104 of whom were firefighters—and injured hundreds more.
Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world
By Scott Schafer
Video surveillance technology has come a long way from the days when analog CCTV cameras dominated the market.
Security efforts are now defined to protect critical infrastructure
By Reinier Tuinzing
Traditionally, electrical substation security was aimed only at preventing access to stop vandalism and improve safety. Today, however, security efforts have been redefined to address new threats in order to protect critical infrastructure.
Early detection and remote response might have de-escalated police incident at Texas car dealership
By Katie Merluzzi
Car dealerships present a complex security challenge because they stock high-end models for the public to see, placing high-value assets out in the open where theft and damage can occur.
Industry responds to demand for sustainable access control products and technologies
By Aaron Smith
When I’m asked what role access control devices and technologies play in a structure’s overall sustainability, my thoughts usually wander first to LED lighting.
By Ralph C. Jensen
By year’s end we have seen tons of new products and technology, and it amazes me that there is even more on the horizon.
Tradeshows provide many different opportunities
By Ralph C. Jensen
Providing security for a house of worship wasn’t on my radar until recently. Dylann Roof changed all that when he opened fire on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C.
Competition is driving lower costs; technology evolution is here to stay
By Brian Carle
The video surveillance and physical security industry has been anything but quiet recently. Consolidation via merger and acquisition activity, competitive pressures driving costs lower and technology evolution are forces affecting trends both now and into the future.
Paramount Pictures seeks right operations for enhanced security and asset protection
By Rob Hile
For the highest level of security possible, Paramount chose to invest in enterprise command center software (ECCS) by SureView Systems to consolidate all of its security and life safety systems across the globe in a simple, effective and centrally manageable security management solution.