Articles by John Mesenbrink

Securing the Cup

Tim Christine, director of security for NASCAR, faces an enormous challange of securing each race on the Nextel Cup circuit.The Super Bowl, the World Series, the Daytona 500 – all
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VIDEO Surveillance: IP Video Caters to Restaurants

Internet Protocol or IP video surveillance can hit the spot for some restaurants.For example, a group of Seattle-based restaurant owners needed advanced remote monitoring systems for their restaurants and bars.
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Securing the Cup

Tim Christine, director of security for NASCAR, faces an enormous challange of securing each race on the Nextel Cup circuit.Fan and driver security is Christine's top priority.The Super Bowl, the
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Untangling Twisted Pair

Which method of video transmission is right for you? From coax to fiber optic to wireless, end users have a choice based on the needs of the application. But don’t
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The Wireless Frontier

The wireless age is upon us. Remember the golden era when television sets began to saturate the residential landscape? Then came personal computers. Now it’s the cell phone’s turn. And
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Being There Through Software

SECURITY magazine continues to cover the industry dialogue on remote video monitoring and its software. The experts involved here are: Jam Paydavousi, product line manager, American Dynamics, San Diego; Brian
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Going Mobile

It could catch a bad guy. It could prevent property damage. It could ultimately save a life. It is a mobile video recording system. These systems help transit systems –
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On Location, Virtually

The advent of IP-addressable cameras and networkable surveillance gives security managers the flexibility of monitoring their facilities from virtually anywhere in the world. Time, effort and money are saved by
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Beyond the Camera

There are certain technology breakthroughs in the security industry that are considered era benchmarks. To iterate that digital is one of these benchmarks would be an understatement. Functionality at the
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Reaching the Top in Access

Since September 11th, access control has been one of the leading categories of products purchased, or a top priority for security personnel looking to bolster their facility security. Depending on
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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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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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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.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.