Video Surveillance

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

ARTICLES

New York Police End Muslim Surveillance Program

April 15, 2014

The New York Police Department has disbanded a special unit that tried to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance.


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Detroit Orders Stronger Surveillance at Gas Stations

April 9, 2014

Digital surveillance upgrades could have provided a clearer image of the suspects involved in the beating of a motorist, 54-year-old Steve Utash, who hit a 10-year-old Detroit boy last week, according to members of the Detroit City Council. 


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How Remote Monitoring Adds Value from Afar

Remote monitoring services in intelligent buildings will continue to grow in usage during the next few years.
April 1, 2014

An engaged leadership team already understands the greater domain awareness provided by converged surveillance systems, but how about the next step toward robust risk management: cybersecurity and cyberspecific insurance?


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Views from a Top Integrator

Kratos PSS provides rapidly evolving technologies such as digital video analytics, LAN/WAN convergence and wireless solutions.
April 1, 2014

Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions’ Robert Gaulden discusses the latest trends in security technology and how to manage surveillance for rooftop helipads.


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Mitigating Retail Shrink with Better Monitoring

It doesn’t matter where you are in the world retail theft is a cost of doing business.
April 1, 2014

Retail theft may be a cost of doing business, but intelligent surveillance strategies can help mitigate risks, improve insurance premiums and monitor employees.


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91% of Surveillance Deployments Involve IT Support: Study

March 18, 2014

Among organizations currently using video surveillance technology, 91 percent indicate that IT manages or supports these deployments, compared to just 52 percent three years ago, according to the 2013 IT and Video Surveillance Market Study from IT market research firm Enterprise Strategy Group and Axis Communications.


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Sprint Sued for Allegedly Overbilling for Surveillance

March 4, 2014

Federal officials filed a lawsuit alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap service.


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Changing the Definition of Surveillance in the Age of Converged Risk

Surveillance deals with the act of carefully watching someone or something with the specific intent to prevent or detect a crime.
March 1, 2014

The role of the CSO has significantly changed in the past 10 years and will change even more drastically over the next 10. For example, mention “convergence” and lines begin to blur – lines demarcating previously clear-cut, albeit traditional areas of management responsibility, budgets, reporting hierarchies, resourcing needs and geography.


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How Thermal Cameras Protect Critical Infrastructure

Thermal cameras have been a staple of popular culture media for decades, and it is now even available via smartphone.
March 1, 2014

But while the smartphone case, debuted at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, is marketed primarily for personal use, including identifying wildlife, detecting home energy loss or a variety of other practical and creative uses, thermal cameras remain a valuable investment for enterprise security leaders, even though you can’t fit them in your pocket.


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Joining the Security Enterprise Mainstream

Security executives are placing more importance on the intangible value-adds that an integrator brings versus just looking for the low-bid provider.
March 1, 2014

Most security executives clearly understand cyber security is in a class by itself, and the risks associated with ignoring it are immeasurable. They are surrounding themselves with IT and technical security professionals instead of traditional security staffing and former law enforcement personnel.


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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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THE MAGAZINE

Security Magazine

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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