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Substation Security Challenges

While the threat of terrorist activity to disrupt the nation’s power grid remains ever-present, other hazards such as theft and vandalism are more common and represent an immediate challenge.

Secura Key Offers Lockdown and Door Status Features

Lock or disable groups of doors with a single command to react to internal or external threats.

6 Trends Impacting Access Control and the Overall Security Market

From 4K Ultra HD resolution surveillance cameras to near field communication (NFC) or Bluetooth-enabled access control readers and applications, technology innovation in the security industry runs the gamut.

Nostalgia has No Place in Video Surveillance

When network cameras first appeared on the market in 1996 who could have imagined this fledgling technology ever gaining a toehold in an industry dominated by analog cameras?

Milestone Systems Announces Extended availability of NVRs

Latin America gets the sleek and functional Milestone Husky Series.

Black Friday was the Second-Biggest Day Ever for Background Checks

Black Friday was the Second-Biggest Day Ever for Background Checks

The FBI dealt with more background checks than ever since the week following the Sandy Hook school shooting

Embracing the Internet of Things

The machine-to-machine (M2M) movement. The Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Everything (IoE). Each term may have its subtle differences, but at their core, they all involve connected devices that share information to enhance their intelligence, capabilities and operation.

BREAKING NEWS: Samsung Sells Samsung Techwin

Samsung Techwin announced today that Samsung Group affiliates will sell their holding stakes in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group. Samsung Techwin is a major supplier of video surveillance equipment. Hanwha Group is a large South Korean conglomerate.

Access Control Upstages Video Surveillance in the Quest for Driving Growth

Assessment of video surveillance, access control and intruder alarm markets for 2014 and analysis of growth to 2018.

Access Control System Trends: When Access Control Goes Wireless

From retrofits to regular doors and elevators, wireless locking systems are becoming ubiquitous for a wide variety of installations.

AMAG Symmetry Access Control System Integrates with Milestone

Plug-in compatible for Symmetry V7.0.1 and V8 for business, professional and enterprise versions and for XProtect Corporate and XProtect Enterprise 2014 versions.

Farpointe Pyramid P-900 Proximity Reader Provides More Flexible Read Ranges

Up to 20-inch (508 mm) read range offers easy access from doors to turnstiles and parking gates.

Synectics Adds Axis Door Controller to Synergy 3 Integrations

Command and control platform fully integrated with A1001 Network Door Controller.

Intelligent Key and Asset Management for Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Intelligent Key and Asset Management for Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Protecting on-site assets and facilities by limiting access to buildings, vehicles and pooled assets.

Wisegate Collections is the “Pinterest of IT”

Knowledge System grows with curated, topical collections of IT’s best tips and resources from Wisegate and around the Web.

Genetec Announces New Hybrid Cloud Archiving Service

New cloud archives feature for Security Center will enable organizations to reduce investment in storage hardware and extend video retention period.

HID Global Continues Expansion of the Seos Ecosystem

New strategic enterprise application partners include Jetmobile and Ricoh China.

New Device can Hear Break-ins and Detect Smoke in your Home

New Device can Hear Break-ins and Detect Smoke in your Home

Point combines microphones with environmental sensors.

Fire Alarm System Earns Nationwide Agency Listings and Certifications

Local and national agencies validate the S3 Series as an innovative, code-compliant fire alarm solution.

Minuteman Launches Ruggedized Environmental UPS for Extreme Environments

Provides cost-effective protection for traffic, IT and other systems in harsh locations.

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