Video Surveillance

How security cameras, DVRs and the future of cloud computing can help mitigate risk and provide for a secure enterprise.

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Leveraging Surveillance Technologies for Safer Cities

Most U.S. cities are currently experiencing historic lows in crime rates.
By Robert Liscouski
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Safe City initiatives typically start with the integration of security video. In most cases the cameras are operated by the police department or other local government entities such as Departments of Transportation, or Emergency Operations Centers.


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Megapixel Cameras Boost Investigative Potential, Efficiency

When it comes to surveillance, megapixel is the word.
By Diane Ritchey
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Several situations show the benefits that megapixel can offer a security enterprise executive, including the Nebraska Medical Center, located in Omaha, that has a number of patients who require 24/7 observation.


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5 Top Points for Choosing an SMB Video Surveillance System

By John Grabowski
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Video surveillance innovations have changed the landscape for users in the SMB (small, medium-sized businesses) market. Improved security, reduced liability and peace of mind, along with useable video for real-time monitoring and forensic investigations, are some of the benefits now available to the SMB.
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Investing in Safe City Solutions in Baltimore and Boston

By Mike Driscoll
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As recent events demonstrate, cities all over the country and around the world are looking to invest in technology to enhance safety and limit the possibility of crime.
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Mexico to Increase Surveillance of Railroad Lines

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The Mexican government plans to improve railway surveillance and increase the speed of northbound trains to improve security.


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'Mike Brown Law' Petition Calls for Mandatory Police Body Cameras

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The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer has led to the creation of online petitions for officers to wear body cameras.


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NYCHA Sued for $281M over Security Shortfalls

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The family of a 6-year-old boy stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator plans a $281 million lawsuit against NYCHA, blaming his murder on its shoddy security.

 


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Boosting Detection with Video Analytics

Can a high-tech, high-cost video surveillance system be wasted on its monitors?
By Claire Meyer
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According to Royce Jeffries, the VP of Security Risk Management for Cornhusker Bank, the area had been affected by “lane gang crimes” – thieves break into vehicles or homes to take wallets and checkbooks. Then they drive to the bank with a check and the account holder’s ID, go to the furthest drive-through lane, often in disguise, and try to cash checks.


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In Defense of Post-9/11 Surveillance

The disclosures by Edward Snowden over the past year have raised the public’s awareness about the U.S. Government’s surveillance tactics and capabilities to defend our nation against another 9/11 magnitude attack.
By Robert Liscouski
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Surveillance was performed by putting people on the street and watching from parked cars and vans disguised at Bell Telephone service vehicles with portholes cut out for still cameras.


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Choosing the Right IP Video Storage for Your Enterprise

By Johnson Yang
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The migration from analog to digital has been on the rise for several years and thanks to new computer technologies, video over IP is more prevalent today.
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EVENTS

How to Create High-Tech Value in Retail

6/12/12

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND This webinar examines how Brown Shoe Company uses security technology in its more than 1,300 locations. Join Protection 1’s Lisa Ciappetta, Senior Director Marketing, and Jim Shepherd, National Account Manager, together with their customer, Kevin Darnell, Director of Loss Prevention at Brown Shoe Company, for this webinar!

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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.

Podcasts

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

September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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