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Business Units Built from Basics

Business Units Built from Basics

New Orleans is a terrific destination city. It is filled with history, music and adventure.

Industry Professional

Always Thinking of the Integrator

Sit down for a conversation with Brian Wiser, the president of sales in North America at Bosch Security Systems, and concern for the integrator will surface pretty quickly.

Mapping the Way Forward

Industry Vertical

Mapping the Way Forward

Any security investment starts with a realization that you have people and things to protect.

Security on Board

Security on Board

Until recently, the Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) video security system was limited by the capacities of its servers.

Profiling an Integrator

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, VTI Security has been a trusted provider of security designs, installation and support for more than 35 years.

Where Do I Find Leads?

Throughout my 25 years in this industry, which have included 12 as an integrator and 13 as a consultant, the number one question of all time has been: where do I find leads?

Dedicated Service

Mid State Fire & Systems, a fire and life safety system installer and service provider in Ocala, Fla., is dedicated to providing quality service to customers at a competitive price.

Projecting a Strong Image

At first glance, you’d think that sales representatives carry the heaviest burden for security dealers.



Researching Security

Researching Security

Western Michigan University, located in Kalamazoo, Mich., is a national research university serving students from across the United States and 100 additional countries.

To Verify or Not to Verify

On Mar. 1, Akron, Ohio’s police department became only the 30th across the United States to employ what is known as a verified response policy, which means that before police respond to an alarm, it must be verified that there is, indeed, a crime being committed.

Securing the Open Campus

Securing the Open Campus

Located in the heart of Albany, N.Y.’s capital city, The College of Saint Rose offers 4,500 students a rigorous educational experience that extends their learning beyond the campus to the vibrant urban environment in which they live.

Smarter Storage - Benefits drive expansion of IP video systems in Bergen County, N.J.

Smarter Storage

The advantages of video surveillance are well known, but at times, the full value is realized only after a system is installed.

Industry Focus

School Teacher Expelled

You have to wonder what is happening on school campuses these days. Why some students act the way they do; why some turn to violence.

The Layered Approach

The Layered Approach

With one recent study projecting the mass notification market to be worth more than $6.4 billion by 2018, it is obvious that more and more institutions are turning toward a layered approach to deliver emergency alerts.

Connecting the District

Sycamore School District in Illinois is comprised of seven schools ranging from elementary to secondary schools.

From Cockpit to Classroom

From Cockpit to Classroom

It is only natural that we respond to horrific situations with a renewed emphasis on security.

Back to School

Back to School

When some children drop out of school, that is all of the formal education they may ever receive.

China Adopts New National Security Law

Critics have said the law might be used to eliminate dissent.

A Creole Cut Above

For a couple of years now, I’ve traveled to several locations to interview and write the cover story for our Dealer Strategies. It is always an honor to be able to sit with the CEO or designated spokesperson, and learn about that company’s business model.

The Heat of the Moment

The Heat of the Moment

In the security world, it’s often what you don’t see that can hurt you the most.

Introduce Yourself to Open Architecture

Introduce Yourself to Open Architecture

The concept of Open Architecture Access Control is taking on a lot of traction.

Building an Empire

Building an Empire

Thirty years ago, Lucy Rivero entered the security industry. She worked as an administrative assistant at a security company, and then worked her way into sales.

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Tips to help you, your family and friends stay safe and alert while enjoying firework displays.

Google Security Researcher Leaves to Take on New Project

Google Security Researcher Leaves to Take on New Project

The researcher known as Mudge plans to start a non-profit devoted to software security.

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Gulf Arab countries face rising tensions due to conflicts between Sunnis and Shiites.

Transparent Big Trucks for Road Safety

Transparent Big Trucks for Road Safety

Samsung creates prototype Smart Truck with wireless camera installed on front of truck and connected to video displays mounted on the back.

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

A gun was reported to be found in a carry-on bag.

Don

Don't Give Physical Security the Back Seat

5 areas that you must focus on in your facility to enhance security.

Safe-T Box 6.0 Secures Data in the Cloud

Unified Secure Data Exchange Broker solution consolidates email, file, mobile and cloud data security.

SECURITYTRONIX Announces the "EZ Connect" Series

Standalone network video recorder including built in PoE.

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