Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - June 2018

June 2018

  • Penalty Free Security
  • Video Grand Slam
  • Out of Harm's Way
  • Don't Be Caught Unsecured
  • Think Beyond the Perimeter


Features

Don’t Be Caught Unsecured

Don’t Be Caught Unsecured

The cloud has revolutionized operations; don’t be misconfigured

By David Meltzer

Over the last decade, the cloud has revolutionized the way businesses operate. Today, modern enterprises are turning to a hybrid IT environment, leveraging the best of both worlds—the scalability of cloud infrastructure and the control of on-premises systems.


The Head Count

The Head Count

How a school district’s police department securely shares digital evidence in minutes

By Andrew Elvish

While students focus on learning, Putnam City Schools Police Department works hard to keep everyone safe. Officers monitor schools 24/7 and also spend a lot of time conducting investigations and compiling digital evidence for cases. Often, this involves working closely with local agencies to help keep their communities safe.


Video Grand Slam

Video Grand Slam

Pitching power and an Ultra HD over IP system drives the new fan experience at the Great American Ball Park

By Taft Stricklin

The Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the hallmark of America’s greatest pastime and home to baseball’s oldest franchise, the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to new food and entertainment options, providing high-end visual technology was a large priority—delivering a bevy of video walls, projectors, interactive screens, and flat screens that would entertain fans in and out of their seats for the ultimate game day.


Out of Harm’s Way

The Butler Institute keeps American art safe with network cameras paired with object protection software to protect its vast collections of historical displays

By David Tynan

With more than 21,000 individual artworks on display at any given time, the Butler Institute of American Art sought out a security system to assist the guards in monitoring the vast amount of rooms and corridors filled with priceless works.


The Focus on Public Space

The Focus on Public Space

Taking a hard look at terrorist attacks and solutions to mitigate effects

By Bill Edwards, Autumn Harris

Over the past several years we’ve seen an increase in attacks focused on public spaces. There is no safe-haven in today’s societal landscape that would allow any public service or business to conclude that they are not a target. Hospitals are no exception.


More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

By Ralph C. Jensen

With a multitude of cloud providers vying for market share to store your data and provide cloud computing, creating your own data center deployments with associated hardware, networking and storage systems, doesn’t generally top the list of additional headaches one might pursue in today’s world, unless you are Dean Drako.


Penalty Free Security

Penalty Free Security

Houston stadium begins upgrade project at soccer, multi-use facility

By Ralph C. Jensen

BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, and home to the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer club. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution.


Overcoming Key Challenges

Intelligent video plays a key role in the retail market

By Jennifer Hackenburg

The retail industry has become increasingly competitive as brick-and-mortar companies attempt to hold their own against online retailers offering low prices and free shipping. In this environment, retailers are seeking every possible advantage they can get in order to grow revenues while also addressing traditional security challenges like inventory loss.


Think Beyond the Perimeter

Exploring the benefits of bringing the security and convenience of electronic access control to interior openings

By Robert Gaulden

Technologies continuously evolve to become better, faster and more efficient. In turn, users become smarter, quicker and more productive.


Departments

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Catching the Cybersecurity Wave

By Ralph C. Jensen

A few months ago I attended a security event in Atlanta that was primarily focused on cybersecurity and learned a number of things to share.


Industry Professional

Stopping Tragedy in its Tracks

Ferromagnetic detection catches terrorist before they get too close

By Ralph C. Jensen

Event organizers have responded to past attacks by improving their security methods and adding more metal detectors, police and other security personnel. Despite these efforts, a would-be terrorist can still manage their way to the venue’s entrance and pose a mass casualty threat.


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