The days of a security officer spending their shift watching a few rows of grainy video footage are long gone. Operators today are being asked to actively monitor events from hundreds of video cameras, while also overseeing countless alarms from other devices such as door readers, intrusion panels, perimeter detection sensors, building automation controls and more.
At Citi Field in New York City, Technology and Personnel Team Up for Threat Detection
August 30, 2018
As fans begin to trickle into Citi Field in New York City, home of the Mets, a room behind center field is already on full alert, monitoring for potential risks that could affect fans, players, employees and property.
The security management system (SMS) from Vanderbilt is a single-source solution to integrate a facility’s access control technologies, digital video and alarm monitoring systems, and it can support an unlimited number of devices and cardholders, making it ideal for large multi-site or global organizations.
It’s not that fixing Critical and High-Severity vulnerabilities is the problem; it’s that the Medium and Low severity vulnerabilities can pose significant risks as well. For any given vulnerability, we need to distinguish between its severity and the risk that results from it being present on a particular system on our network.
The latest version of this access control platform features a new look and feel to accommodate wider monitors, compatibility with the latest operating systems, up to 16 privilege levels for responders during lockdown, data sharing, integration with biometrics, and more.
If 2013 was the year for grappling with a slow economy, 2014 will be the year where security technology makes a resurgence, and not just for what it can do in the control room, but in a number of other ways. Here’s my prediction for nine critical physical security trends for 2014.
Training dispatch or monitoring personnel to use multiple systems throughout an organization can waste time, energy and money, but by using an integrated security management system you can consolidate your video surveillance, access control, enterprise IT, fire and intrusion alarms, elevator controls and building management under one view.
This month, Security magazine highlights John McClurg, Senior VP and CISO at Blackberry, and the evolving role of the CISO. Also, we highlight Tim McCreight, Acting CSO for the city of Calgary, Alberta, and discuss if civilians can truly Stop the Bleed and how to calculate ROI for better security. Industry leaders discuss public references and their impact on security careers, information security frameworks and convergence trends in 2020.