As businesses and schools seek to bring people back to brick and mortar establishments, it’s going to be important to make customers, students and teachers feel comfortable, in addition to simply following guidelines. Customers are going to have to feel that it’s worth going out, versus shopping on-line. For retailers, that comfort might in part be derived from visible occupancy monitoring efforts and automated voice-down messages when people aren’t wearing masks or keeping their distance.
Limiting the spread and collateral damage that COVID-19 poses to the world will heavily depend on the level of situational awareness of the people on the ground and their reaction speed. What are some incident management protocols security leaders should keep in mind during COVID-19?
In southwestern communities near the U.S.-Mexico border, there were nearly 230 instances of local police deploying advanced technology: facial-recognition software, cellphone-tracking “sting ray” towers, real-time crime centers, license-plate cameras, gunshot-detecting acoustic-surveillance devices, drones and spy planes, says a news report.
The Reno-Tahoe, Nevada International Airport (RNO) has apologized to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren after she was pursued by Republican protesters in the airport terminal and multiple videos resurfaced on social media of Warren being harassed.
While the concept of the multi-sensor or multi-directional camera is not new, there have been noteworthy advancements that make these cameras the best choice for many types of security installations. In the past, many multi-sensor cameras were not able to deliver high frames per second / per sensor (fps) for smooth, clear motion capture and frequently represented a compromise in performance.
When the prestigious Aloft Dubai South in the United Arab Emirates opened on October 15, 2018, guests, visitors and staff at the new hotel were already protected by an advanced video surveillance system with Arecont Vision Costar megapixel cameras.
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.