Tyco Integrated Security News

Johnson Controls Announces The Launch Of Tyco American Dynamics Victor Application Servers For Video Management

Johnson Controls, the global provider of smart and sustainable buildings and architect of the OpenBlue digital platforms, introduces the Tyco American Dynamics victor Application Servers. These servers are ideal when managing video from VideoEdge NVRs via the victor VMS. Scalable from single-site locations to enterprise-level deployments (SAS and MAS), these servers are available in several form factors with distinct configurations to simplify ordering and installation and come with full servic...

Johnson Controls To Showcase Digital Security Solutions Aimed At A Safer, Healthier Future At GSX+ Conference

Johnson Controls will showcase solutions and thought leadership critical to safe building reopening during the virtual Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) conference. From Sept. 21 to Sept. 25, 2020, Johnson Controls experts will demonstrate and discuss the latest security innovations that have become integral to intelligent security during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Attendees can interact with Johnson Controls leaders during keynote event sessions, technology demos and a thought leader i...

Sepio Systems Collaborates With Johnson Controls On Efficient Mitigation Of Hardware-Based Attacks In US Companies

Sepio Systems, which is disrupting the cyber-security industry by uncovering hidden hardware attacks, is gaining momentum in the U.S. after adding an important new customer and channel partner – the Integrated Security Solutions business unit of Johnson Controls, and strengthening its advisory board. Mitigating hardware-based attacks Sepio offers the world's first end-to-end solution that detects and mitigates hardware-based attacks, including rogue peripherals, invisible network devices...

Johnson Controls Combines Tyco Access Control And Video Solutions Businesses Into A Single Operational Unit

Johnson Controls announced that it has combined its Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions businesses into a single operational unit to more closely align the two disciplines and optimize future technology developments for cyber resiliency, business efficiency and intelligence. The combination of the two units will enable strategic organizational focus on four key technology pillars: cybersecurity, cloud solutions, unification and automation, areas identified as critical for an organization&rs...

How NERC/CIP Compliance Is Boosting US Power Grid Security

Protecting power grids is essential to deliver electricity that serves millions of consumers. Transmission substations are a component of the power infrastructure that presents unique security challenges. These important facilities often sit out in the open, in remote locations, and were historically protected by little more than cameras or chain-link fences. Much of the current concern about securing electrical substations in the United States originated in response to a 2013 sniper attack, us...

What Will Be The Big News At ISC WEST 2017?

The minutes are counting down to one of the biggest security industry trade shows of the 2017 calendar. Expectations are high going into ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas: Last year’s show was very well attended and highlighted lots of new technologies. Looking ahead to this year’s show, we wanted to get the Expert Panel Roundtable’s take on what news will dominate the show. So we asked our panel: What do you expect to be the big news at ISC West 2017?

What Are The Security Industry’s Newest Buzzwords?

Changes in our industry’s technologies are reflected in the language we use. Over the years, more than one industry trend has been tied to associated buzzwords – for better or worse. As the technologies change, so does the language. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the industry’s newest “buzzwords” and what do they reflect about the changing market?

SourceSecurity.com's Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable Discussions In 2016

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2016 about a variety of topics in our Roundtable discussions.   The very most-clicked-on Roundtable discussion in 2016 was about how to choose between a cloud-based system and a server-based system. Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included edge-based video storage, the challenges of commoditization, and mistakes customers make when buying and installing security systems. He...

Fast-Paced Change Impacts Panoramic And Megapixel Camera Market

2016 was a year of fast-paced changes in the market for video surveillance, especially for higher-resolution and panoramic cameras. We spoke with Scott Schafer, Arecont Vision’s Executive Vice President, for his thoughts on 2016 and the year ahead.   SourceSecurity.com: Did your predictions for 2016 match up with what you thought back at the end of 2015? How has the intervening year changed the thoughts? Scott Schafer: Looking back on our predictions for industry trends...

Cloud Video, Predictive Maintenance & Emergency Preparedness Top Security Trends For 2017

Three key trends will continue dominating the security industry looking ahead to 2017 – cloud video, predictive maintenance and emergency preparedness.   Cloud Video The continued integration of cloud and hosted video into security programs offers a lot of benefits for customers. The convenience of remotely viewing video footage in real-time or historic footage has been a great benefit to our customers and provides significant business intelligence. It helps with everyt...

How Can Integrators And End Users Stay Informed About The Changing Technology Landscape?

In a fast-moving market like physical security, sharing information is an essential component of growth. However, there often seems to be more information available than an integrator or end user could ever digest and put to use. How does one go about finding the information he or she needs in an environment that can seem to be drowning in information (sometimes the wrong information). We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to share their strategies and suggestions. Specifically, we...

Who Should Be ‘In The Room’ When Deciding to Buy Security Systems?

We in the physical security market tend to watch closely how the buying decision is made. If anything, the buying process has become more complex in recent years. We have seen the impact of security systems extending beyond the core security department, and with greater impact come more stakeholders. “Buying by committee” is more the rule than the exception, and the committee is getting rather large in some situations. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Who should be...