Video Surveillance

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

ARTICLES

Are You Ready for an Analog Surveillance Makeover?

Start the New Year off right by upgrading your security system to the latest technology. Analog has been going out of style over the past few years because it is easier than ever to migrate to an IP solution.
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Right-Sizing Technology for Agile Surveillance Success

 In recent years, “cyber” has monopolized most of the serious coverage in the security industry, and rightly so, given the underprepared stance of many government and commercial organizations in the face of persistent “leakage” of information and malicious attacks. Yet too often, the equivalent dialogue around physical security has been disappointingly predictable. The industry fixates on pixel counts and IP versus analog. The more enlightened may debate the benefits of the latest breakthrough technology or an attempt at greater industry cooperation. At this point, insert “video analytics” and “ONVIF interoperability,” or any one of a hundred themes. 


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Finding the Balance in Migrating to IP

As the price gap between analog and IP cameras narrows and benefits to using IP cameras continue to grow, more security executives are investigating how they can incorporate the higher-end technology into their systems without requiring a full, expensive rip and replace. Luckily, many solutions exist to enable that jump over time, whether by taking advantage of renovations or slowly upgrading areas one camera at a time. 


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Testing Technology for Rugged Surveillance Success

If you can’t watch it, you can’t fix it. And sometimes “watching it,” or video surveillance in the great outdoors, can be tough. How does your video surveillance cope with harsh elements such as heat, wind, rain, snow and hail?


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Army to Launch Surveillance Blimps

 The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air to protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks. 


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How the Internet of Things Impacts Surveillance

If the revelations by Edward Snowden proved anything, it is that the U.S., its allies and its enemies possess tremendous capabilities to know as much about individuals, groups, companies, and virtually any other entity, as they want. While Snowden’s revelations give specific insight to U.S. capabilities, many of the same technologies our intelligence apparatus use are either commercially available or within the ability of nations or non-state actors to acquire on their own. 


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How PSIM and Unified Platforms Drive Risk Management

 Risk management too often is perilously fragmented and insufficiently funded. Managing the overall risk equation is assuredly a CEO-level and management team obligation. But the design and execution of effective strategies to identify and moderate risk is, of necessity, complex and typically spread among numerous organizational silos.  


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Making the Best System from Best of Breed Technology

The integration of formerly disparate technologies surely represents a change in the landscape for enterprise level systems design and deployment.
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Denver RTD Bolsters Bus Safety with Mobile Video Solution

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) operates almost 1,000 buses, traveling over 100,000 miles and serving an average of 330,000 passengers each day.
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Intelligent Video for Intelligent Enterprise Security

What makes video intelligent? For MARTA, Atlanta’s rapid transit authority, it’s having an intelligence-based analytics solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on unexpected patterns within massive volumes of data, continues its rapid growth in the mass transit industry as more agencies choose to implement the award-winning behavioral recognition software as part of their public safety initiatives.


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EVENTS

Webinar

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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Sponsored Webinar

Creating a Robust LAN for your IP Cameras

2/11/15
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Contact: Adam Thomas
Migrating from an analog to an IP camera system has traditionally been a difficult, time-consuming endeavor. Recent innovations make this an easy, risk free process. This webinar will introduce you to technology that can save you up to 70% in expenses and speed up migration. Read More

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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

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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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