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Health and Safety Incidents Become Biggest Loss Driver for Organizations

February 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Health and safety incidents have become the leading financial loss drivers for businesses around the globe, with cumulative losses now outstripping the costs of more high-profile disruptions such as cyber-attacks or IT outages.

(ISC)2 Announces New Professional Development Institute to Train Cyber Professionals

February 14, 2019 - 2:30pm

(ISC)² has launched its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat the global shortage of skilled and trained cybersecurity professionals.

80 Percent of U.S. Businesses Expect a Critical Breach in 2019

February 14, 2019 - 7:00am

80 percent of IT business leaders anticipate a critical breach or successful cyberattack over the coming year, says a new survey.

Security Industry Association Names New Director of Education and Training

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Dr. Elizabeth (Elli) Voorhees as its new director of education and training.

Product Spotlight: Thermal and Day/Night Cameras

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

Whether you’re charged with protecting a remote perimeter or a facility with frequent lighting changes – such as a lobby or garage – getting usable results from your surveillance program without abundant false alarms can be challenging.

Designed for Easy Installation

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

With a scan and set-up QR code, the VERA Thermal camera from 3xLOGIC enables integrators to set up cameras faster and more effectively, saving enterprises money on installation cost.

Eliminates the Need for IR LEDs

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

These Ultra Intensifier Cameras from Speco Technologies eliminate the need for infrared LED lighting by taking the light available and amplifying it to provide color images in day and night.

Addresses Challenging Lighting Indoors and Out

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

Designed to support challenging lighting conditions typical in city surveillance, airports, traffic, gaming facilities, corrections, hospitality and more, the GFC Professional 4K camera from Pelco by Schneider Electric delivers 8MP resolution detail for demanding surveillance applications with heavy foot and vehicular traffic.

Provides Budget-Friendly, Privacy-Minded Monitoring

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

The low-cost P1290-E thermal camera from Axis Communications can be used as a sensor to avoid compromising privacy – like in schools, healthcare settings or care homes – since thermal imaging detects incidents without revealing personal details about the people in the scene.

Natural Disasters Cost the U.S. $91 Billion in 2018

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

U.S. weather and climate-related disasters accounted for $91 billion in direct losses in 2018.

Offers Long-Range Thermal Detection

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

Requiring no ambient light and providing excellent image quality in darkness, smoke or fog, Hanwha Techwin’s IP-based Wisenet thermal cameras are capable of long-range detection.

Adds Analytics to Robust Surveillance Solution

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

The MIC IP camera series from Bosch can withstand high winds, rain, fog, 100-percent humidity, temperatures as low as -40 degrees F and as high as 149 degrees F, extreme vibrations and more.

Combines Multiple Perimeter Protection Tools into One Solution

February 14, 2019 - 6:00am

The Saros line of outdoor security cameras from FLIR Systems, Inc., enables enterprise security leaders to implement intrusion detection in a cost-effective manner.

How Does AI Affect License Plate Recognition?

February 13, 2019 - 7:00am

Over time artificial intelligence has begun taking over, making surveillance easier and less time consuming for users to pinpoint the data they need. 

8 Cybersecurity Risks That May Impact Organizations in 2019

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am

Aon’s 2019 Cyber Security Risk Report features eight risks that may impact organizations in the next 12 months, no matter where they are on their digital journey.

70% of Consumers Want Expanded Use of Biometric Authentication into the Workplace

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am

A new Biometric Consumer Sentiment Survey reveals an increased appetite for biometric authentication technology, with 70 percent of respondents reporting that they would like to expand the use of it into the workplace.

Chris DeRusha Named CSO for State of Michigan

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am

Former DHS cybersecurity strategist Chris DeRusha has been named chief security officer for the state of Michigan.


Survey Finds Teachers Don't Want Guns in the Classroom

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am

A survey of educators from across the U.S. by CSUN social work professor Lauren Willner found that teachers overwhelmingly object to arming teachers a way to deter school shootings.

Smartphone Bans are Taking a Toll on the Federal Workforce

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am

As if changing missions, resource shortages and salary pressures weren’t big-enough challenges, many federal workers must deal with another hurdle that’s been largely overlooked: smartphone bans.

How to Lay the Groundwork for Protecting Smart City Connectivity

February 12, 2019 - 8:37pm
Most people in the physical security industry are familiar with the 5 Ds: deter, detect, delay, deny and defend. These principles seem universally applicable for facility or asset protection use cases. But what principles should we apply in areas of open public access?