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How to Use Surveillance beyond the Security Department

In any organization, large or small, physical security situational awareness and management is a mission-critical operational practice.
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Maximizing Video Systems by Upgrading VMS Software

Security and video surveillance needs change with time, and it's important to keep up with those changing needs. For video management system (VMS) software, features that were sufficient to meet video surveillance needs when a system was installed may not be sufficient now.
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5 Ways to Simplify Large Video System Management

Today’s IP video systems have more cameras than ever, and why not? Given the simplicity of installing a camera anywhere on the network, many enterprises are reaping big benefits from additional cameras to provide more video and better visibility into every aspect of enterprise operation.
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5 Benefits of Video Management Software for Safer Schools

With the overall greater focus on school security accelerated by a number of tragic headlines in the past few years, parents are looking to school districts for assurance that appropriate steps are being taken to keep children safe.
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The Challenge of Multiples: How to Manage Physical Security Information in a Multi-Building Campus

Multi-building campuses such as universities, research facilities, convention centers, hospitals and others face unique problems in implementing a total physical security solution.
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Video Surveillance for Higher Education

Keeping college and university campuses safe and secure benefits students, parents, educators, college administrators and the general public. Campus crime reporting requirements of the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act,
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Investing for the Future with Video-Centric PSIM

Why under exactly the same circumstances and in exactly the same business category, do some companies enjoy great success while others experience slow growth? There are a myriad of answers
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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.

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