The tremendous market penetration of smart handheld telephones and tablet computers has developed a growing market for the ubiquitous apps: software programs specially written to function on smart devices. Virtually every human endeavor now can be tested, timed, or planned using an app, including where to eat, when your train should arrive, and whether you should listen to ZZTop or Justin Bieber.
Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG), Flemington, N.J., delivers secure, fully hosted and managed technology solutions for mission-critical information challenges: personal identity verification, professional certification and credential management, and other custom-developed security solutions.
When it comes to video surveillance, reducing failure rates can sometimes be the most critical (and puzzling) part of the job. HDSTOR, Phoenix, Ariz., a specialized hard drive distributor, started doing business in the security industry four years ago with the goal of increasing the reliability of these systems.
Furniture and console systems have evolved to accommodate new technologies. Simpler, streamlined consoles are now possible because there are fewer appliances and more components are now hidden away (using racks) in an equipment room.
Bosch Security Systems Inc. trained nearly 8,500 customers in North America in 2012 through its Security and Communications Training Academy — achieving more than 30 percent growth in the number of course participants over the previous year.
Silent Knight by Honeywell, Northford, Conn., announced its IntelliKnight 5820XL fire alarm system was chosen by the nation’s sixth largest public transportation system, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), to protect an expansive maintenance facility.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.