Healthcare security applications - Expert commentary

6 Reasons Preconfigured NVR Appliances Can Boost The Performance Of Video Surveillance Systems

NVRs come preinstalled with latest software releases to minimize setup time Looking for a perfect marriage of hardware and software for a video management system application? A preconfigured network video recorder (NVR) appliance may fit the bill. Consider these advantages of going the NVR appliance route, as suggested by vendor companies contacted by SourceSecurity.com. 1. Greater Freedom Of Deployment NVRs provide more application flexibility – because the recorders...

ASIS International 2015: Changing Security Industry Trends With Focus On Value-Added Applications

Aventura continues to expands expand its feature set of products beyond PSIM As the 61st annual ASIS 2015 kicked off in Anaheim, Calif., it became increasingly clear that physical security continues to move from the realm of traditional intrusion detection, video surveillance and alarms into value-added applications that extend into new markets, uses and purposes – many of them centred on business and operational processes. While video surveillance, intrusion detection,...

ASIS International 2015 Brings Together Security Services, Disruptive Technologies And Technological Innovations

The pre-seminar will also offer educational sessions on cutting-edge subjects It is that time of the year again, when security industry stalwarts gather together at ASIS to showcase the latest in physical security systems and other technological innovations. The event will focus on domestic threats as well as intelligence gathering tools to protect organizations against social media threats. The organizers of the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits — ASI...

ASIS 2015 Attracts End Users And Integrators With Spotlight On Latest Security And Surveillance Trends

ASIS is a great opportunity to not only learn about new technologies first hand, but also to benchmark offerings against competitors  Now in its 61st year, the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) Seminar & Exhibits is more than an end-user show. Many systems integrators also attend, walk the show and even exhibit to meet with potential customers and perhaps see technology they may need to apply to their clients’ security challenges and issues. This ye...

Integrator Preferred Technologies Adopts Value Engineering And Custom Expertise To Simplify End-User Interface

System integration is about adding value, and value-engineering is the solution to address the challenges facing the customer and their facility Leading systems integrators continue to embrace new technology and add a range of services focusing on IT, connectivity and integration. The trend will continue for forward-thinking companies seeking to differentiate themselves from the competition and gain a loyal following of end-user customers.  Pref-Tech - History And Backg...

Insider Threat – Overcoming Internal Security Risks

The worst insider threats are existential, dangerous enough to literally destroy an organization The key to maintaining an effective security system is timely detection of security breaches. Widespread use of technology has resulted in massive amounts of data transfer which in turn makes organizations vulnerable to both internal and external threats. Mass shootings, data thefts and other internal breaches of security have cast a spotlight on the issue of insider threats. Accor...

Key Management And Access Control Systems Deter Security Breaches At Data Centers

A variety of control and usage options are available for automated key management systems in data centers The protection of networks and data centers is a growing concern given the recent spate of high profile security breaches, and it is forcing organizations into taking serious steps to improve protection. For many businesses, this means implementing a combination of passive and active security measures designed to deter, detect and react against threats. Included in these m...

RFI Enterprises Talks Security Systems Integration, Change, Competition And Building Community In An Exclusive Interview

RFI Enterprises has a Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) Five-Diamond Monitoring Center RFI Enterprises started in a small town and has over the years grown to a large regional business. The company has developed innovative security solutions to fulfill customer’s requirements for a secure environment. It has managed to stay ahead of growing competition within the systems integrator sector and design solutions for customers ranging from aerospace, banking and healt...

Importance Of video Network Administrator In Expansion And Integration Of Surveillance Technologies

Successful video infrastructure management requires visibility into the network’s behaviour The importance of video in an organization has been growing over the past several years, almost exponentially. In retail, video images can help detect or deter theft by employees and patrons. Casinos use video partly due to state regulations, to ensure gaming activity is free of deceit or fraud. Branch offices use video to communicate with the head office. Schools use video for di...

Wireless Devices Vulnerable To Security Network Hacking – Are Closed Network Security Systems The Solution?

Any wireless device can be a soft target for hackers Security network hacking is one of the hottest topics today. The ability to access security systems or devices anywhere, leaves them vulnerable and prone to hacking. Any wireless device can be a soft target for hackers. Let’s start with the concept that nothing on a network is really secure. Let’s admit this to ourselves and take the next steps to make our security networks more secure. Internet of Things Securi...

Big Players, Startups, Technologies Driving Future Of Home Automation

Small-timers with big ideas can always make their way into the industry In recent years, home automation technology has given birth to the “Smart Home” in which internet-enabled and controlled devices are bringing a new level of comfort to the standard house. From locking doors to setting the temperature to opening the blinds for a view of the sunset, technology is transforming the home into something reminiscent of the now-quaint 1960s sci-fi cartoon, The Jetsons....

Voice Biometrics Improve Security Levels, Expands To Commercial Applications

Voice biometrics is fast becoming a security imperative due to increasing instances of fraud and identity theft. From identifying customers at banks and call centers to securing mobile devices in a “bring your own device” world, the use of a person’s unique “voiceprint” is fast gaining ground as an identifier. The global voice biometrics market is expected to reach $4.7 billion (U.S.) by 2020. Much of it is being driven by the increasing need to...