The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), private sector partners, local first responders, and state and federal partners held a tabletop exercise to test emergency response and recovery operations in preparation for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, which will be held June 18-27 at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.
The university is using a video management system fully integrated with its video surveillance and access control systems to reduce unnecessary on-site attendance as part of the University of Vermont's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanks to advancements in cloud video surveillance, retailers who want a high-performance video surveillance system do have alternatives to ripping and replacing and expensive upgrades. For both heightened security and business optimization, here’s what retailers should look for in a video management system and provider.
Consider the breadth and depth of experience that an integrator brings to the table: years in business, across a range of market segments and applications, involving dozens if not hundreds of installed and serviced products. Before making the decision to take the entire security procurement, installation, service and monitoring process in house, consider the full value of using professional services for your security needs.
Advanced VMS solutions are increasingly integrated with most hardware implementations to ensure that an organization’s business operations, risk mitigation and security objectives are aligned. This is becoming even more of a challenge with the complexity of evolving physical security systems. Yet, there are great opportunities for cutting-edge VMS platforms to excel.
Harris County, Texas, the third most populous county in the U.S., is deploying a new, next-generation security system in its buildings that will help make them more efficient and easier to operate. The new system replaces multiple, disparate systems by integrating access control, security cameras, alarms and monitoring across the county’s nearly 150 buildings situated over 1,777 square miles in Houston and the surrounding areas.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most disruptive innovation in a generation. It is quickly becoming an essential component in many industries, including public safety. However, these are still the nascent stages of AI adoption, and with that, come challenges.
Director of Security for the Pojoaque Valley School District in New Mexico, Gary Johnson has taken a lead role in implementing COVID-19-related screening procedures, safety and security plans, and reopening protocols, but more importantly, he’s placed a focus on supporting students, staff and community members.
Gary Johnson is much more than Director of Security for the Pojoaque Valley School District in New Mexico. He’s in charge of safety and security, transportation and more, but his most important role is supporter, with this role becoming even more prominent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.