September / October 2023
- PIAM 2.0
- Navigating Patient Safety
- Staying Safe by Staying Ahead
- Getting More from Your Data
- Banking on the Cloud
The new science of physical access management post COVID-19
Security professionals understand that the fundamental objective of both physical and logical access control is to safeguard people, property, assets and things by preventing unauthorized entry. However, digital transformation is changing everything.
What to keep in mind when deploying your cloud security and surveillance strategy
The cloud continues to be a major topic of discussion across the security and surveillance industry. Cloud adoption rates are continuing to increase as many customers move past earlier concerns about cloud security and reliability and begin to realize the significant benefits that come with the cloud: efficiency, scale, and cost savings.
Keeping Ransomware threats exactly where they belong
Of the many challenges plaguing the security industry today, stricter compliance regulations are a top concern for many administrators. A main reason for this is because the longer data must be retained, the longer the window of opportunity for a cyberattack grows.
Transparency improves public trust in police, provides fairer investigations
The use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by law enforcement officers has gained significant attention and popularity. These small cameras, usually attached to an officer's uniform or equipment, record audio and video footage of interactions with the public.
AI many be the solution for finding concealed drugs
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics quote that more than 106,000 persons in the United States died from drug involved overdoses in 2021.
Plan a head start by maximizing your unified physical security information
Security organizations are sitting on a goldmine of data collected by cameras, VMS, access control systems (ACS), automated license plate recognition (ALPR), intrusion systems and other connected devices.
Privacy in healthcare with advanced video technology
At the core of any hospital's successful operation are its diligent staff members. These individuals, ranging from receptionists to nurses and doctors, work tirelessly to deliver the best possible care experience for their patients.
Cloud migration flourishes, but some cybersecurity questions persist
Walk the GSX or ISC West show floor and you will see ample evidence that cloud has arrived. Cloud (and cloud-like) video surveillance providers are entering the market and exhibiting at trade shows.
How electronic key management can assist companies one at a time
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How video analytics are becoming smarter and more accurate
Remember the early days of video analytics? All the alerts triggered by a passing shadow? Or leaves quivering in the breeze? Even a car with bright headlights driving by?
Taking a quick look at emerging technologies and other issues
Security and safety in a fluid world of potential threats will always be a work in progress – an effort that requires our industry to be ever-vigilant, constantly leveling up and proactive in the development of even better solutions.
A part of Paradise resembles a war-torn landscape as fire has ravaged Maui, in particular Lahaina. The devastation brings stories of harrowing escape, individual fortitude and neighbor helping neighbor survive.
Find additional savings by reducing IP network demand
In 2023, managing financial resources is increasingly critical for everyone. A key to affordable smart security is to use automated and intelligent tools to reduce costs. In municipalities, the idea is to use smart video surveillance systems to trigger event notifications and reduce the need to pay large numbers of staff to watch all the cameras, all the time.