Many in the security industry have suddenly realized — almost overnight — they are in trouble when it comes to how they handle the issue of cyber security. And while they may have started out by pointing fingers at others, such as the end users or “IT,” they have now come to realize that the only way forward is teamwork and making sure each participant in the security chain plays their role to the best of their ability.
In a case decided about a year ago by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the plaintiff, a seller of rare coins, and the defendant alarm company entered into a contract to upgrade and convert the existing burglar alarm system.
Projects are the mainstay of business in the security industry, whether you’re installing a 260-zone security system, a smart home security system with lighting and HVAC automation/control, a 16-camera installation or an access control system.
Late at night on March 18, 1990, two thieves dressed as police officers — one of them bold enough to sport a false mustache made of wax — talked their way past security guards at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
Designed to accompany the TRANSIT reader range from Nedap, Nortech’s long-range vehicle and driver identification tags are ideal for use in staff car parks, for priority vehicle control, industrial site access control, and fleet and parking management.
As an IP security system and part of Sargent and Greenleaf’s digital platform, NexusIP is a fully scalable solution that allows for real-time remote monitoring and control of one lock or multi-lock location network for a more reliable IP safe lock.
Pre-installed with Wavestore’s VMS, PetaBlok is designed to provide a simple-to-implement and cost-effective solution for the increasing number of video surveillance projects which require multi-megapixel images captured by high numbers of cameras to be stored over long periods of time, with lightning fast search and video recall.
The four-channel DTK-WM4 family of wall-mount network surge protectors provide robust surge protection for any desired combination of Ethernet, PoE and PoE extender circuits, while supporting data speeds up to 10GbE.
In the latest update of Milestone XProtect 2019 R1 video management software, Milestone Systems introduced two-way audio in the mobile client, enabling the users to speak to people on camera, directly from their mobile devices.
The Safe Zone Gunfire Detection system took top honors last week as the Investor Audience Favorite among six promising early stage companies that participated in the second annual Raleigh Internet of Things (RIoT) RAP Pitch Night held April 10 in Raleigh, N.C.
The Safe Zone gunfire detector combines the latest infrared and sound detection technologies with immediate cloud-based data analysis that can analyze more than 3,000 data points of each loud noise that exceeds ambient levels by a certain threshold.
The new version 5.8 of Genetec’s Security Center offers customizable live dashboards, enhanced privacy protection features, a new map-driven mobile app, and new functionalities that help users actively monitor the health of their system and ensure compliance with cyber security best practices.
Legrand North and Central America, a provider of power, light and data technologies for homes, work places and data centers, announced it is undertaking a plan to expand the scope of its strategic IoT alliances for both residential and commercial applications.
OnSSI’s Ocularis 5.7 is the latest release of the company’s VMS solution. Key enhancements of Ocularis 5.7 include a new recorded video backup function that allows recorded video to be saved to a secondary location on the system at no extra cost.
AvantGuard has started the process of opening a third central station location in Cedar City, Utah. Within the next two years, it will become a complete part of AvantGuard's redundancy infrastructure, further cementing the company's level of reliability while allowing it to scale with the rapid growth of its subscriber base.
The Wisenet WAVE VMS version 4.0 adds support for Q series NVRs with integrated PoE, improved PTZ support and functionality on NVRs and SPE encoders, additional in-camera analytic functions including queue management, shock detection, and temperature change detection (for thermal cameras) as well as sound classification and descriptive alerts for events such as explosions, glass breaking, gunshots, and screams.
SECO-LARM’s wall-plate camera (EV-Y5105-N2SQ) features a 2.9mm lens (155-deg. viewing angle), 1/2.8-in. 2MP Sony STARVIS CMOS, digital wide dynamic range, 2D digital noise reduction, and is vandal-resistant.
HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, and Mist Systems, a pioneer in self-learning wireless networks powered by artificial intelligence (AI), are working together to converge Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)-based location services with Wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure for better deployment, management, and operations of IoT devices.
The PowerHouse Alliance announced the addition of five new vendor lines now available nationwide through its 12 distributor members, including Intellinet Network Solutions, LeakSmart, MantelMount, RTI and TechLogix.
CHeKT, announced a partnership with OPTEX, a leading supplier of outdoor sensors for intrusion security. CHeKT delivers a visual-monitoring platform for alarm monitoring centers. This partnership with Optex will significantly advance the protection capabilities of security integrators globally, the company described.
In our August issue, we present "State of the Market: Smart Home". Check out the winners of "The 14th Annual Monitoring Center Excellence Awards" and "3 Recommendations for Making the Most of Today’s Intercoms". Also, check out the "5 Critical Factors for Video Power & Transmission Success".