American Security Drone Act of 2021 The American Security Drone Act of 2021, formerly introduced as the American Security Drone Act of 2019, was given new life in January 2021 with bipartisan support and now incorporates drone detection and mitigation systems, not just drones. Here are five questions you can ask RF-based technology vendors to determine if they are in compliance with the federal advisory or could be banned by the American Security Drone Act of 2021 for security and cybersecurity reasons.
Being responsible for making the right decision on your entrance solution can be a challenge. Not only is it a considerable initial financial investment, but also you are responsible for the safety and customer experience of the building occupants themselves.
So, all that being said, what do most security professionals consider the essentials for selection and installation of a security entrance? In this article we will discuss the top seven factors to consider when investing in a security entrance solution.
Though many of us in the security industry are well-versed in the value of emergency mass notification technology, we have entered what is arguably this sector’s most significant era, as it plays a central role in the largest public health initiative in modern times. Now more than ever, organizations need to take a closer look at their critical communications practices to ensure they foster operational resilience and efficiency.
The risks that come with having an ineffective lockdown plan became painfully evident following the events at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6. While the people inside the building were ushered to safety, the building itself was breached and overrun resulting in theft, building damage, injury and even death. It was clear that while the notification side of an emergency plan can be useful, its effectiveness only goes so far if it is not working in tandem with other physical security measures.
How can security leaders be sure to shore up that outermost barrier at their organizations? When it comes to perimeter security, strong upfront planning and swift real-time reactions supported by technology can go a long way in helping an enterprise secure their most important assets.
This week, former Uber drivers in the U.K. claimed that the company fired them after claiming they subcontracted out their rides; the drivers refute that and claim that the facial biometrics the company uses is racially biased and flawed.
How will artificial intelligence (AI) transform video surveillance in 2021? Below, we speak to Satish Raj, CTO of Pro-Vigil, who believes AI in digital video surveillance systems will become much smarter next year, to the point where it will be able to actually predict crime before it happens.
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.
COVID-19 has caused many large educational institutions to accelerate the transition to online delivery of educational services. This has highlighted the issue of student identity and specifically the identity of students during online examinations and testing. New advances in voice biometrics can help educational institutions and other online enterprises manage access and secure data.
How can electronic access control solutions and other devices like biometrics technologies be configured to help mitigate unauthorized entry through swing doors and turnstiles? Here, we’ll take a look at swing doors and turnstiles first, then the high security revolving doors and mantrap portals.