Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - May June 2022

May / June 2022

  • The Ying and Yang of Security
  • Protect Your Customers
  • Leveraging Surveillance
  • Using Mobile Data
  • Implementing Emerging Guidelines


Cover Story

The Ying and Yang of Security

The Ying and Yang of Security

Consider the vendor/reseller partnership to meet the needs of security managers

By Alan Fontanella, Jeff Sharpe

How do you bring the best-fit product, at the best price, in the best timeframe to security customers? For some security vendors, working through a value-added reseller network is the best answer.


Features

Installing Smart Systems

Installing Smart Systems

Creating new opportunities for security integrators

By Jenny Lytle

Legacy entry systems will soon be obsolete as telecom companies begin to phase out the use of copper wiring. Security integrators who are serious about building their businesses should get in front of this inevitable transition to smart access control systems.


Using Mobile Data

Using Mobile Data

Condo owners choose technology for their convenience

By Scott Lindley

One of the leading adaptors to mobile access control systems is the multi-family residential industry, an example being the high rise, luxury condominium that Quantuum Energy Products upgraded in downtown Sarasota, overlooking The Bay.


Building Business Resiliency

By Todd Miller

As workers return to the office, businesses must be prepared to protect their employees in any situation. From severe weather and medical emergencies to active assailants and cyberattacks, organizations must have resiliency plans in place.


Adding Force Multipliers

Adding Force Multipliers

Advances in video surveillance technology delivers additional help for cops

By Kevin Taylor

There are more than 600,000 state and local law enforcement officers in the United States. Impressive, but with a U.S. population of more than 330 million–and growing–they have their work cut out for them.


You’re Not Alone

You’re Not Alone

Choosing the proper access control system has many considerations

By Steve Bardocz

Is facility security something that you’re worried about? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone. According to the 2022 Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence Report, 88% of security correspondents are experiencing a dramatic increase in physical threat activity that is anticipated to grow this year.


Implementing Emerging Guidelines

Failure to meet regulations, guidelines may lead to regional sales loss

By Steve Hanna

Governments around the world are creating Internet of Things (IoT) security legislation and regulations designed to keep users safe in an increasingly connected world.


Leveraging Surveillance

Leveraging Surveillance

Video provides the tools for operational efficiency and risk mitigation

By Keith Abuele

Mitigating loss is a primary objective of retailers everywhere. Historically, this has meant taking preventive actions against shrinkage, employee theft, and Organized Retail Crime (ORC). Today, retailers are confronted with a new threat as a rise in active shooter incidents has presented new challenges.


Protect Your Customers

Protect Your Customers

By José Daniel García Espinel

In this digitally connected world, innovation and technology are at the forefront of security and safeguarding. As the landscape continues to evolve, businesses today are combining guarding services and technology to create a new security approach and elevate operational intelligence, primarily based on the security operations center (SOC) environment.


Departments

The Resurgence of LPR

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

The Resurgence of LPR

ISC West renews interest in advances in technology (cloud and artificial intelligence) and new business opportunities for resellers

By Navanee Sundaramoorthy

One noticeable trend on the ISC West show floor this year was the resurgence of License Plate Recognition (LPR) systems.


R.I.P. COVID-19

INDUSTRY FOCUS

R.I.P. COVID-19

By Ralph C. Jensen

By my estimation, that crazy pandemic might have slowed things down a bit for the past two years. Working from home, tele-calls and other means to keep a personal distance of at least 6 feet. COVID-19 and all its variations are still hanging around but it hasn’t stopped technology innovations.


New Products

  • BIO-key MobileAuth

    BIO-key MobileAuth

    BIO-key International has introduced its new mobile app, BIO-key MobileAuth™ with PalmPositive™ the latest among over sixteen strong authentication factors available for BIO-key's PortalGuard® Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform. 3

  • Dinkle DKU Barrier Terminal Blocks

    Dinkle DKU Barrier Terminal Blocks

    New DKU screw type terminal blocks use a spring-guided system where the screws are integrated and captive within the terminal enclosure. These screws can be backed out so that ring- or U-shaped cable lugs can be inserted, without the possibility of losing the screw. 3

  • Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, unveiled two new Wisenet X series NVRs that support the industry’s first video playback and recording of up to 8K super-high-resolution images. 3