- Going Beyond Security
- Reducing Nuisance Alarms
- Evaluating Access Control
- Protecting a Budding Industry
- If Things Can Go Wrong, They Will
Houston takes steps to improve quality of life, public safety
By Monique Merhige
Houston, the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the country, is the fourth most populous city in the nation with an estimated population of approximately 2.3 million residents as of April 2020. Houston is home to 24 headquarters of Fortune 500 companies in the larger metropolitan area and continues to expand.
The oil and gas industry rely on thermal cameras to discover methane leaks
By Kai Moncino
Outside of physical attacks, when natural gases are extracted, transported, and refined, invisible gas leaks pose a quieter and consistently costly threat. In fact, the United States oil and natural gas industry loses approximately 1.4 to 2.3 percent of its natural gas from operations due to leaks, each year, according to the EPA.
AI advancements and abundant video present real opportunity
By Quang Trinh
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Computer Vision are the latest buzzwords spreading throughout the security industry.
Casino resort plays cards right for camera quality and functionality
By Tim Lyvers
The number of cameras available from Hanwha Techwin was a key differentiator for the We-Ko-Pa Resort as it enabled them to choose the right camera for every situation.
It is crucial to know if biometric access control will work in your unique environment
By John Cassise
The pandemic continues to challenge businesses in terms of security, safety and changing working conditions.
Recent innovations in security software will allow the end user to look beyond the fence
By Cheryl Stewart
Large scale infrastructure environments, like airports and critical infrastructure sites, present a physical security challenge.
Using a bad drive can do some very bad things
By Richard Kanadjian
What you are about to read is like an old-fashion action-thriller book or movie. There is a very mean-spirited evil villain, and, happily, a protagonist to save the day.
The new vision for intelligent surveillance cameras
By Adam Lowenstein
Video surveillance technology has come a long way over the past few decades, evolving into the intelligent network system endpoints they are today.
Integrated security systems help manage cannabis facilities
By Natalie Bannon
The legalized cannabis industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in North America, and when it comes to the security of the facilities that grow it, the stakes are high.
Cybersecurity has become a top business priority
By Kev Eley
Over the last year, there has been unwavering focus on digital transformation driven by the need for greater connectivity.
Even a low rate of alarm can lead to complacency
By Tom Hofer
Critical infrastructure sites need reliable, cost-effective physical security solutions.
By Brad Kamcheff
New mandates require hospitals to implement various regulations and seismic safety precautions by 2030. This ultimately led to the construction of a state-of-the-art hospital for the North Bay region, and in the fall of 2020, MarinHealth announced the official opening of Oak Pavilion
By Ralph C. Jensen
Reading is a great pastime, and I do a lot of it. It’s part of my job. For fun, I read, but not the usual news; I like to focus on obituaries (just checking to make sure I’m not there) and lists. I like the Top Ten lists of just about anything.