Enterprise security leaders say physical security solutions are more important due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, 75% of respondents said the coronavirus pandemic increased the importance of physical security within their organizations.
Videoconferencing has been around for a surprisingly long time. In fact, the first call involving both audio and video links has been traced all the way back to 1927 in a call that took place between officials in Washington, DC and the president of AT&T in New York. Although it was laughably primitive by current standards, electronic conferencing technology has never stopped growing in either refinement or use.
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) grants provide up to $5 million in funds for security enhancements for nonprofits that were victims of hate crimes or hate crime threats, or serve a population susceptible to hate crimes.
Having a secure and efficient video collaboration system has evolved from a ‘useful to have’ technology to an indispensable capability in 2020, allowing teams to feel more connected to remote locations and distributed team members. With travel restrictions and social distancing limiting in-person meetings, remote face-to-face video communication is more imperative than ever in security environments. Systems integrators around the globe have been upgrading technologies to support the mission of operators. Before you work with an integrator to either upgrade an existing video collaboration system or invest in a new one, there are a host of considerations. Below are the key ones that will help you with your conversations with the systems integrator.
Planned technology purchases point to an abundance of identity tracking cameras in 2021. Surveillance cameras, tracking devices, monitoring, recording, and capturing data - that’s the future. The purchase of camera tracking technology is a very large and strong trend.
The Dominican Republic has, since 2003, developed a “New Prison Management Model” which aims to apply the international principles of human rights and the United Nations Mandela Rules – the focus of which is human rights and rehabilitation rather than repression. As part of this initiative, Las Parras Correction and Rehabilitation Centre, commonly known as “La Nueva Victoria” in Guerra, in the Dominican Republic was looking for a technology that would take a humane approach to searches.
Organizations have placed a priority on searching for technology solutions to help curb the spread of viruses and microbes. From doors to sinks to elevators, technologies will be centered on delivering a touchless experience; and not temporarily either. What is happening with time and attendance technology and what technologies will lead the wave in this evolution?
As security professionals around the globe are involved in their organization’s COVID-19 response, many security staff are contemplating how to assess their protocols and procedures, as well as what new protocols and procedures to put in place. How can security technologies be a part of the overall COVID-19 response for an enterprise and how can security professionals use technology now that will serve them well in the future with continued enterprise risk mitigation?