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Mobile Device Vulnerability Management Top Concern for Security Professionals in 2012

New findings from a Tenable Network Security study have revealed that mobile device vulnerability management is a top concern for security professionals for the next 12 to 15 months

Researchers Develop Explosives Detector that Rivals Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

Scientists recently described development of a new explosives detector that can sense small amounts of TNT and other common explosives in liquids instantly with a sensitivity that rivals bomb-sniffing dogs, the current gold standard in protecting the public from terrorist bombs.

USFA Guide Highlights Community-Wide Fire Safety

The concept behind fire-adapted communities is that with proper community-wide preparation, populations and infrastructure can withstand the devastating effects of wildland fire.

Former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency To Keynote ASIS 2012

ASIS International (ASIS) is pleased to announce that Mohamed ElBaradei, former director general, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will address attendees of the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits on Tuesday, September 11 at 8 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

In A Flash

Surveillance data is critical in applications ranging from retail to government, and gaming to transportation. Today, video usage is moving beyond security and safety to other key business functions such as training, staffing, marketing and traffic flow. The strategic value of video data is made possible because of advancements in IP-based megapixel cameras and the intelligence of incoming video streams, which are increasingly tagged with information to improve search capabilities. But the influx in high-resolution video data combined with the greater amount of VMS features creates a significant performance challenge for video surveillance storage systems, which are the core of any surveillance deployment. Flash memory is a compelling new high-performance storage technology, but the price premium over disk drives is so large that it takes some creative thinking to make flash costeffective for mainstream surveillance environments.

Inspired Access, Emergency Communications

Round two of ISC West has been a knock-out. Not a disappointed exhibitor, that I can see, and attendees who are getting the latest technology updates.

And the New Product Showcase Winners Are...

Thursday was a celebratory day in Las Vegas for 28 winners of the 33rd Annual Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Product Showcase (NPS) Awards. The top winners spoke at the “New Product Showcase Winners’ Forum: Brining Innovation to the Forefront.”

HID Global Shows off NFC Access Control Technology in Action at ISC West

With mobile technology becoming an important trend in the security industry, HID Global showcased its NFC access control technology in action during a lunch Thursday at ISC West.



Uplink Launches 4G-Enabled Alarm Communicator

Uplink recently announced the launch of the company's 4G-enabled cellular communicators, which will be available in late summer.

Altronix Introduces Slate of Power Solutions

Altronix, manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and peripherals for the electronic security industry, is highlighting a host of power solutions for video surveillance, access control, fire/life safety and intrusion detection at ISC West 2012.

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