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Surveillance Strategies

Choosing the Right Video Recording Technology for Your Enterprise

Ignore the acronyms -- Use these five areas of comparison to shop smarter for video recording tools.

The security industry is chock full of acronyms, especially in the field of video recording, and determining the correct choice for your enterprise can be confusing. These five areas of comparison can help security leaders ask the right questions about their potential purchases.

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4 Creative Ways to Add Innovation to the Supply Chain

Enterprises can sometimes move faster than manufacturers when it comes to unique designs and security needs.

How do you protect assets using video surveillance in an environment that doesn’t have access to continuous power or network transmissions, and is managed by third parties offsite from your location, and is possibly governed by another countries’ laws?

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Top 5 Impacts of the Booming Megapixel Market

The leading physical security market analysts all predict that megapixel cameras will continue to significantly outgrow the standard resolution camera marketplace

 The leading physical security market analysts all predict that megapixel cameras will continue to significantly outgrow the standard resolution camera marketplace, with many forecasting this segment to grow over the next three years at better than 40-percent CAGR. 

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Post-Sales Support Keeps End Users Secure Long-Term

Up to 80 percent of time and budget is consumed by planning, designing and building a new IP infrastructure and systems.

When customers are deciding to start migrating their analog CCTV and DVR-based surveillance systems to IP cameras and network-based recording, up to 80 percent of their time and budget is consumed by planning, designing and building the new IP infrastructure and systems. 

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Six Common Mistakes in Day to Night Surveillance

While there are hundreds of articles, product descriptions and manufacturer specifications on what makes a “true” day/night surveillance camera, there may be a misunderstanding of how to design them into today’s networked surveillance systems. On the surface the industry has a very good understanding of the many camera specification requirements that make up today’s day/night cameras.
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Updates in Video Management Software Highlight Scalability

It’s safe to say that the video management software products have begun the 2.0 era. This era is all about how big the software can scale, and each year the industry will announce the new “biggest” system thus far. Included in this 2.0 era are concepts like VSaaS and virtualization, which decouples the hardware limitations from the software scalability.
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Keeping New Video Analytics Simple

Over the past year big improvements in how to install, configure and operate video analytics were made that will enable the acceleration of growth in adoption of video analytics. As any technology matures, new features are added and capabilities increase.
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Incorporating Mobile Surveillance Options

The two-way Motorola radio has been the cornerstone of real-time communications for the emergency response and security industry for nearly a century, and is soon to be complemented by smartphone technology. However, the smartphone isn’t going to be used for real-time voice, but will instead be a “must have” device for surveillance operations.
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How to Manage Surveillance Over the Private Cloud

What’s happening in the IT industry should be seen as a predictor for the future of networked surveillance. Approximately a year ago, a major indicator occurred that predicted that managed services would experience a period of accelerated growth and become a permanent segment of the IT services market.
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How to Implement Advanced Surveillance Training Policies

Some of the most challenging needs facing decision makers in today’s networked surveillance come after the initial deployment. After the selection and installation of hardware, software and camera providers, many begin to realize the benefits of the new system. This involves utilizing the new technologies within a framework of existing training policies, with the objective of exploiting the greatest capabilities of the system.
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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