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The Best First Response

The Best First Response

The continuing threat posed by global terrorism has driven huge amounts of government investment into electronic surveillance, as well as both wide and targeted physical monitoring systems in our cities.

Proper Use

No one can argue that IP video surveillance cameras surpass their analog predecessors thanks to the higher resolution and vastly improved quality images.

Reducing opportunity for catastrophic compromised data

Securing Your Cloud

Cloud computing offers numerous benefits, such as powerful processing capabilities, improved access, higher availability and significant savings with on-demand hosting.

Who Does Your Engineering?

Security systems today are getting more sophisticated to some, and less to others.

Meeting the challenging security needs of parking facilities

Parking Spaces

Parking facilities—both outdoor lots and structures—represent a significant security challenge. Most facilities are easily accessible to the public.

Secure Hosted Technology

Secure Hosted Technology

From data breaches to security system compromises, there’s a ‘cloud’ hanging over hosted environments, labeling them unsafe or subject to easy compromise.

Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

A brief history of unsuccessful attempts in light of current presidential debates between candidates.

Key Control Central

Airports have many security requirements and challenges, and part of the challenge arises because of the mix of people on-site, including airport staff, airline staff, contractor and vendor staff and travelers.



Back to Work

Phil Lake doesn’t have to work. He retired only to find himself back behind the desk running an integration company in Austin, Texas. His retirement, I guess, is working some more.

Knowing Your Access Control

Knowing Your Access Control

With four or more access points around your property, there is no way that you can keep eyes at all entry points, especially if all can’t be viewed from a single location.

Private and Secure

Private and Secure

The management needed to make sure the residents in their care were safe and secure in their rooms and within the facility itself. With an on-site pharmacy, securing and monitoring certain areas was also a priority.

Industry Focus

Security Begins at Home

The majority of our editorial efforts focus on commercial and industrial security.

PGE Fined for Security Breakdown

PG&E Fined for Security Breakdown

Pacific Gas & Electric has been fined $50,000 for an incident that occurred at its San Jose substation.

Boosting Response Time

It was important that all EMT workers wore the proper identification to help keep them safe and secure on the job, and allow hospitals and other facilities to recognize them quickly.

Analysis Turns Physical Security into Customer Service

Analysis Turns Physical Security into Customer Service

In recent years, customer service has become a new frontier for marketing and brand building.

A Competitive Boost

Intense competition is certainly nothing new in the security industry, but the past couple of years have taken things to an entirely new level.

Working Retirement

Most people, when they retire from a lifetime of hard work, pursue several adventures they have been dreaming about for years.

Self-install with professional monitoring

One Touch Alarm

All too often, the emphasis and focus in the security industry is on new products, new applications or new technologies.

Escaping from Prison Fires

Wrightstyle Limited is a leading UK supplier of integrated steel and aluminium glazing systems and exports worldwide. Jane Embury, the company’s commercial director, looks at some notorious prison fires – and the appalling conditions in some facilities today.

Committee Chairman Questions Whether Clinton Still Have Security Clearance

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is directly questioning whether Hillary Clinton still maintains her security clearance despite the ongoing FBI investigation into the mishandling of classified information, according to a new letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.

Life Saving Technology Leads to Migrant Rescues

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two Mexican nationals during separate incidents recently near Ajo.

Delivering Tangible ROI

Delivering Tangible ROI

Boston-based biotechnology company Genzyme is an organization dedicated to the research of rare genetic-related diseases.

Mission 500 and Axis Communications Tee Off for Children in Need

Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, raised $5,000 at the Second Annual Axis Golf Tournament in Brampton, Ontario.

US, Brazilian Officials Conduct Bilateral Export, Border Security Training

More than 30 law enforcement and government officials from the United States and Brazil completed a four-day bilateral export control and border security training program Thursday hosted in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Milestone Enables Video to Boldly Go Where No Video has Gone Before

Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 8.1 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect monitoring solutions.

Virginia Gunman Kills 2 Flees then Turns Gun on Himself

Virginia Gunman Kills 2 Flees then Turns Gun on Himself

In a developing story out of Virginia where a TV reporter and cameraman were fatality shot this morning, the gunman has apparently shot himself, and is being treated with life-threatening injuries.

Ashley Madison Extortion Begins

Ashley Madison Extortion Begins

Organizations are being warned to beware of now-underway spam campaigns and extortion attacks that may target employees who are current or former users of the pro-adultery Ashley Madison online dating site.

Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm

To support safety and notify personnel in the case of an emergency, Peru LNG’s needed a general alarm and mass notification system (MNS).

Security Begins at Home

Industry Focus

Security Begins at Home

The majority of our editorial efforts focus on commercial and industrial security.

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