January / February 2021
- Outside the Walls
- The New Age
- Grooming the Landscape
- Digital Technologies Create Savings
- A True Calling
The industry must be prepared for future pandemics
By John Mears
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial passenger air travel in the United States dropped by more than 90%.
By Teresa Liou
Security and surveillance solutions must be able to quickly, accurately and reliably identify potential threats so that security staff can promptly respond.
Municipalities improve networks with physical security systems
By Bob Carter
When the number of people working from home rapidly increased in the spring of 2020, organizations everywhere had to adapt quickly.
Global health crisis demands ever-changing environment, public health guidelines
By Mark Robinton
As businesses and governments enter a new era of workplace safety, two prerequisites are preparedness and the ability to pivot quickly.
Other benefits and efficiencies aimed for criminal justice system
By Enrique Pavlioglou
Digital technologies are transforming all aspects of life today, yet sectors such as the criminal justice system continue to be slow to adapt and are failing to take advantage of a wealth of innovations available at the moment.
Video surveillance designed for challenging environments
By Dilen Thakrar
When it comes to video surveillance for outdoor use, security solutions often require specialized camera technology to be effective and maximize monitoring capabilities.
Companies switch from proximity to smartcard systems
By Tom Piston
Current RFID devices, particularly those operating at 125 kHz, are not suitable for secure identification. Proximity credentials that operate at 125 kHz are vulnerable to cloning.
Finding a full purpose in remote video surveillance workflows
By Aaron Saks
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that secure remote access to systems is no longer a “nice to have” feature.
The video surveillance industry has turned to using tape to affordably store video
By Jay Jason Bartlett
It is amazing that the year of convergence from analog to IP was supposed to be 2008 but it was not until 2012 that IP-cameras started to outsell analog cameras. We sure have come a long way from those analog-oriented days.
Tips on managing your cybersecurity
By Wayne Dorris
The explosion of IoT devices in today’s technology landscape makes a perfect storm for attackers to exploit.
Matters of security never seem to be old news. What a wild ride at the U.S. Capitol in early January. So much so that security has been called into question.
By Ralph C. Jensen
By Trent Whatcott
Although I work in software now, I oversaw the marketing for a manufacturing company in another life.