Surveillance & Security News for March 2018

How Access Controlled Revolving Doors Can Protect Businesses From Crime

Today’s security professionals are tasked with protecting the entirety of a facility or campus from every possible threat. It’s a big task, given the range of solutions available; from cybersecurity to prevent hacking, to video surveillance to monitor the goings-on within the facility, to the physical security of the building itself. For most businesses and schools, keeping the entrances and exits to a building secure is an extremely high priority—when an individual cannot ge...

Hikvision’s IP PTZ Cameras Enhance HD Surveillance At The Tank Museum

Opened in 1923 in Dorset, the museum of the Royal Tank Regiment and Royal Armoured Corps is the world’s best collection of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles. It’s a unique 300-strong exhibition that includes the world’s first tank - Little Willie, the feared German Tiger tank - and the modern Challenger 2, all housed in one of six expansive halls. A recent Heritage Lottery Fund grant has doubled the museum’s size and with expansion came the need to install CCTV to kee...

What Are The Most Valuable Features Of Cloud Security?

Cloud computing has been around since the turn of the millennium. Over the years, the concept of storing and accessing programs over the Internet (instead of using an on-premises computer system) has grown in almost every realm of business. Some might say the physical security industry has come late to the party, delayed in some instances by (misguided?) concerns about cybersecurity of cloud systems. The bandwidth needed to transfer video to the cloud has also been a challenge. We asked this wee...

PROTECT 2018 To Focus On Cybersecurity And Private Sector Security

The 21st century faces global upheavals that will disrupt business operations and the way we live. Rapidly developing digital technologies, social media and climate change are realities posing new types of risks to our security and safety. At PROTECT 2018 to be held on March 12-13, 2018 at the New World Makati Hotel in Philippines, stakeholders from the private sector and government will spend one and a half day to delve on 4 main priority subjects: What every businessman should know about g...

Clarion Events Appoints Grant Burgham As Event Director For Defence And Security Equipment International 2019

Clarion Events’ Defence & Security division has appointed Grant Burgham as the new Event Director for Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI). With 17 years of experience working on major global events for organizers such as Reed Exhibitions, the Dubai World Trade Centre and Centaur exhibitions, Grant joins Clarion with a wealth of experience from the high-tech British engineering sector, IT & communications and the international maritime industry.Grant's skilled leade...

IPS To Showcase REI's Electronic Countermeasures Equipment At Security and Policing 2018

International Procurement Services (IPS) will be exhibiting the full range of Research Electronics International (REIUSA) government-level electronic countermeasures equipment at the forthcoming ‘Closed’ Home Office event, Security & Policing 2018. Security & Policing will take place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire, UK from the 6th to the 8th March 2018. Information Security Solutions On Stand D19, International Procurement Serv...

Arecont Vision Collaborates With Paladin Sales Group To Promote CCTV Surveillance Solutions

Arecont Vision, a global provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, welcomes Paladin Sales Group as members of the company’s Manufacturer’s Representative Partner program. The Paladin Sales Group team will complement the Arecont Vision sales team in the Northeast United States, by supporting end users, systems integrators, and distributors. “Rich Paladino has built an outstanding team who provide expert sales advice, support, and training for their portfolio of advanced...

PSIA and Cruatech collaborate to enhance test tools for PLIA security integration specification

The PSIA has announced an enhanced set of test tools for the PLAI specification. The driver behind updating the tool is to make it as easy and intuitive as possible for vendors to adopt the standards. “Effective test tools are critical for a specification to achieve true interoperability,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “We recognized that as the PLAI specification has evolved we needed to advance our tools to complement it.” Ensuring Specification Co...

PSIA Demonstrates PLIA Agent Security Integration Solution At ISC West 2018

A commercial version of the PLAI Agent will be demonstrated by the PSIA at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas. Johnson Controls (Software House), Kastle Systems, and Princeton Identity will show the interoperability and exchange of identity information between disparate systems. “Having a commercial PLAI Agent, available to any company, is an important milestone for PLAI,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “It will enable Physical Access Control System (PACS) vendors t...

Synectics’ Synergy 3 Surveillance Solution Protects Inmates And Staff At A European Category A Prison

An integrated surveillance and security management solution, developed and deployed by Synectics, is helping to improve staff and inmate safety at a major European Category A prison. The vast site, which houses over 750 inmates, comprises multiple buildings, including cell blocks, visiting zones, gym and exercise areas, and special focus zones, all of which are monitored by over 2000 cameras. A command and control solution was required that would allow operators to monitor and manage all camer...

Traka’s Whitepaper Focuses On Body Worn Camera Technology For Video Surveillance

Traka has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the opportunities and challenges of introducing body worn technology into our communities. The white paper, entitled ‘Body Worn Camera Technology in our Community’, looks at the growing interest in the technology, especially across police and emergency services, prisons and education. Taken into account are the positives of video surveillance in each of these environments alongside the concerns cited, primaril...

HermexFX Discusses Exchange Rate Fluctuation Impact On Security Industry At SCTX 2018

As the world becomes ever more globalized, security suppliers are becoming increasingly susceptible to fluctuations in currency. With almost every business at Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX) 2018 importing components and exporting their solutions around the world, for the first time Hermex FX will deliver key insights into the constantly evolving world of foreign exchange (FX) during the show. The FX provider will take to the CNI and Business Resilience Theatre stage to discuss the ef...

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