In today's ever changing environment, no organization and enterprise is immune from violence. Whether it is a church, movie theater, mall, or healthcare setting the need to plan for an act of violence, including active shooter events, is of paramount importance. And while public safety situational awareness and vigilance is an absolute must in our modern world, much thought has been given to how to develop plans, procedures, training and technology to stop these acts of violence. Here, we talk to Tim Sulzer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ZeroEyes, about how physical security technology has evolved over the years to help make a difference in situations involving an active shooter or to reduce workplace and gun violence in various settings.
With four locations in Southern and Northern California, Texas and New Jersey, 7th Generation Recycling is an organization dedicated to protecting the environment and supporting local communities. The larger the company has grown, however, the more issues they found with collections at remote locations – mainly with vandalism and theft of donations.
A new study of security system managers found that nearly half of medium- and large-sized enterprises across England, are using or plan to use their video surveillance / CCTV systems for remote management of processes and people in the workplace, along with COVID-19 response.
Olymbec, one of the largest, privately owned industrial real estate holders on the East Coast, manages upwards of 300 properties throughout Canada and the U.S. The company needed to upgrade its video surveillance to improve security as well as increase rentability.
IP intercom solutions have emerged as a “must have” security solution for new and established facilities to protect people, assets, and property. A key component of an IP intercom solution, however, is its ability to provide intelligible communications to allow your security team to see beyond video and to protect employees and visitors from seen and unseen threats. What are 12 questions that you should ask before selecting an IP intercom solution?
By now, it’s no secret that the endless quest by tech companies, data brokers and other players to capture, make sense of and monetize as much user data as possible – a practice known as surveillance capitalism – presents all sorts of privacy issues. Less discussed are the increased security risks this model creates for companies, governments and individuals.
Maybe you already have a security information and event management (SIEM) service and you are looking for help managing it. Maybe you are thinking of buying a SIEM and concerned it might be too much to handle on your own. Or maybe you are using a managed security service provider (MSSP) and thinking of gaining more control of your data by working collaboratively in your SIEM rather than letting them do all the work. Here are the most common myths, along with the realities of co-managed security event management.