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Navigating the High Seas

Navigating the High Seas

In recent years, the cruise industry has received a lot of attention from the news media regarding serious security issues onboard its vessels, ranging from people falling overboard to sexual assaults.

Everyone Is At Risk

Technology is amazing stuff. However, some of the greatest threats that today’s businessman or woman faces is a cyberattack. Just count the number of breaches in the last couple of years; you know what I mean.

Shifting the Selling Paradigm

Shifting the Selling Paradigm

With the increased focus on home automation and associated “smart home” devices, it is incumbent on security dealers, installers and integrators to do more than simply sell security products.

Access Control in the Midst of an IP Revolution

Given the prevalence of IP-enabled devices in video surveillance today, it is reasonable to surmise the adoption of network technology will follow a similar path in access control.

One Innovation at a Time

Industry Professional

One Innovation at a Time

Today, Dedicated Micros continues to conceptualize and develop ground breaking video surveillance solutions to meet industry needs.

Ensuring Success

Ensuring Success

Those words are often associated with the real estate industry, but the security community can also apply that mantra to the all-important issue of camera placement for optimizing analytics.



The Big House

The Big House

A large corrections campus encompassing more than 30 buildings in the southeast United States houses approximately 5,000 inmates with separate jail facilities for men and women who are awaiting sentencing, serving sentenced jail time and are in maximum security.

The User Experience

The User Experience

With the move to a mobile- and cloud-first world, corporate data has become increasingly difficult to protect.

No Protection From Bad Data

No Protection From Bad Data

Walking the expo floor at the most recent RSA conference, it was hard to miss how many companies were talking about big data.

Security in the Sanctuary

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Security in the Sanctuary

I wouldn’t consider myself an extremely religious man, but I do go to church on a weekly basis, and I do expect my presence in the church to be safe and secure.

High Value Assets

High Value Assets

Perimeter security: Just the words conjure-up visions of horror.

A Key Role

A Key Role

The city of Calgary in southern Alberta, Canada has achieved international acclaim with its annual Calgary Stampede and its legacy of world-class sporting facilities and events.

Breaching the Network

Breaching the Network

Cyberattacks are one of the greatest threats facing global businesses today.

Privileged Identities

Privileged Identities

Over the last year, we have witnessed a series of staggering data breaches affecting some of the world’s leading businesses— with each breach seemingly worse than the last in terms of financial and reputational damage.

Securing Your Car

Securing Your Car

Chances are, when you picked a parking place this morning, you weren’t thinking about security in that facility.

Part 5: Wake the Flight Crew

Part 5: Wake the Flight Crew

Five key areas of understanding for information security directors.

Pay Now or Pay Later

Part 4: Pay Now or Pay Later

Breaches of all sizes - small, medium and large - ruin reputations and can cost millions of dollars.

Employee's Death Deemed Preventable

OSHA has cited International Paper for willful, repeated, and serious safety violations.

Back to the Future

Part 3: Back to the Future

Bolting on security after the fact is always more costly, time consuming and less effective.

Man Bypasses Security at DFW Airport without ticket or ID

Man Bypasses Security at DFW Airport without ticket or ID

Damarias Cockerham passed through the TSA checkpoint and boarded a flight to Guatemala.

Android Security Flaw Leaves 950 Million Phones Vulnerable

Android Security Flaw Leaves 950 Million Phones Vulnerable

The devices can be hacked using a simple MMS message.

Industry Mourns Passing of Frank DeFina

Industry Mourns Passing of Frank DeFina

Heavy hearts in the sudden passing of a highly-respected security industry professional.

Why Families Prefer Prevention over Reaction When it Comes to Home Security

Why Families Prefer Prevention over Reaction When it Comes to Home Security

Protection matters, but it has to start beyond the front door.

FireVu Achieves FM Approval Certification

Early fire detection for high-value assets, used on more that 200 sites worldwide.

OnSSI Names Tech Reps as New Manufacturers Representative

To help facilitate growth in Central and Southern Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Your Home Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

SwannOne now available for complete control of security, temperature, lighting and more from the palm of your hand, anywhere in the world.

victor Video Management System Eliminates Manual Case Management to Save Time

Operators can now manage events and create incident reports with a few simple clicks.

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