Utilities


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).

Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Online Exclusive: Trusted Resources Promote Safe, Secure Environments

Mitigate insider threat and improve perimeter security and personnel assurance to ensure only trusted resources have access.

Genetec Helps Electric Co-op in Texas Secure Widespread Operations

Addressing changing federal compliance mandates, South Plains Electric Cooperative chooses to centrally manage security for its 32 substations.

Connecting Disparate Systems

NERC compliance requirements in the utilities industry have made it essential to monitor and report on physical access to various facilities, control rooms, substations and critical assets.

Perimeter Benefits - The world of physical security has changed in response to the pervasive threat of terrorism around the globe.

Perimeter Benefits

Most everyone is aware that crash-rated, anti-terrorist vehicle access control barriers, barricades, bollards and gates are standard security tools at government facilities, from embassies to courthouses and capitols to a host of other locales.

Bus Lanes Get a Makeover - The Rapid riders will have access to First Responders

Bus Lanes Get a Makeover

The Rapid bus system in Grand Rapids, Mich. has had its share of heated debates over the past several years, with detractors bemoaning its lack of use and proponents promising major economic benefits with expansion.

Protection Beyond Fences - Early warning detection and identification of threats inside and outside the fence line

Protection Beyond Fences

Recent terrorist attacks on substations and the potential for simultaneous attacks across the United States put the entire country at serious risk for major power interruption.



National Grid Meets NERC CIP and TWIC

National Grid Meets NERC CIP and TWIC

Having numerous and diverse facilities to secure, National Grid needed a higher level of security to insure its vast infrastructure of buildings were protected

Substation Security Challenges

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.

The Largest Mass Transit Deployment

Helping the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) reduce violent crime and robberies by up to 35 percent was a mission Sentry 360 relished. Providing their Ultra HD surveillance cameras and systems, the Plainfield, Ill., camera manufacturer was involved in the largest 360-degree install in mass transit history.

Securitron EcoPower Power Supply Achieves Energy Savings

GreenCircle certified for up to 99% energy savings versus traditional power supplies.

Energy Distribution

Energy Distribution

When officials at the United Illuminating Co., a regional energy distribution company in New Haven, Conn., planned the recent completion of their 56-acre corporate headquarters, their “must-have” list included a campus-wide Emergency Communications System (ECS).

Synectics Launches New COEX TriMode Camera Range

Synectics Launches New COEX TriMode Camera Range

Offers three light-condition operating modes in one unit for greater operational flexibility and image clarity.

The Changing Role of Surveillance Technology

The Changing Role of Surveillance Technology

Surveillance is no longer purely a security asset for the oil and gas market, it’s a risk management essential.

The Grisly Lure of Copper

The Grisly Lure of Copper

It is unbelievable how some people are so desperate for money that they risk their very lives for a quick buck. With copper as one of today’s most grisly lures, thieves scale fences to high-voltage distribution sites and cut the copper off live, megawatt lines.

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Chooses IndigoVision

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Chooses IndigoVision

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) has successfully deployed IndigoVision’s IP Video Security Solution to help protect its 300-acre wastewater facility.

SpotterRF and Sensei Solutions Produce Breakthrough Intrusion Detection Solution

SpotterRF and Sensei Solutions Produce Breakthrough Intrusion Detection Solution

Joint surveillance technology test results show a radical reduction in the number of false alarms.

IndigoVision Provides Integrated Security for Zambian Utility

IndigoVision Provides Integrated Security for Zambian Utility

Zambian Electricity Supply Company LTD (ZESCO) has completed a major security project using IndigoVision’s IP video security solution. Working in conjunction with local partner, Security Integrated Systems, and regional distributor, Reditron, the security solution covers a geographical area of more than 1200km.

Who is Hacking into US Critical Infrastructures

Who is Hacking into US Critical Infrastructures

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a statement that cyber-attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure have jumped 52% compared to last year.

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