Security communication

British Standard Institution revises information security management system norms

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, BS 7799-3 ‘guidelines for information security risk management.’ BS 7799-3 specifically assists organizations regarding the risks and opportunities aspects in the internationally recognized ISO 27001 information technology, security techniques, information security management systems and requirements. BS 7799-3 provides guidance on defining, applying, maintaining and e...

Vanderbilt’s Milestone Plugin Augments SPC Intrusion Detection System

Vanderbilt, a provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has announced the release of a Milestone plugin for SPC intrusion system. Cloud-enhanced intrusion detection SPC protects businesses, properties, and assets for users who want an intrusion detection system that offers versatile operation and comprehensive alarm management functionality. Using cloud services, end-user apps, and a dedicated software suite, SPC is at the forefront of modern intrusion detection. The SPC Milestone plugin...

Messe Essen’s New East Fair Building Inaugurated At North Rhine-Westphalia

A festive ceremony with around 500 invited guests from the political, economic, media and fair sectors took place at Messe Essen in order to celebrate the conclusion of the first phase of the modernization of the fair site right on time. With the opening of the new glass foyer which covers an area of 2,000 m² and has directly adjoining new congress rooms, the construction project started in May 2016 is reaching its most important milestone.The first half of the new Hall 6, which covers an a...

Identiv Launches Cisco-Integrated ICPAM 3.1 Management Application For Physical Access

Identiv, Inc. announced the launch of Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager (ICPAM) 3.1, the latest update to Identiv’s management application for physical access that is tightly integrated into Cisco technology, including Cisco Video Surveillance Manager (7.9), Cisco IP Telephony, and Cisco Instant Connect. ICPAM 3.1 introduces upgrades and new features, including the ICPAM Data Center Cabinet Solution, Input Module support for the ICPAM EM-100 Power over Ethernet (PoE) edge controlle...

Luxul Introduces AC3100 Dual-band Gigabit Router With Built-in Remote Management Software

Luxul, an innovator of IP networking solutions for technology professionals, introduced a new AC3100 dual-band gigabit router with a host of built-in features. Packed with the latest technology for a superior Wi-Fi experience, the new Epic 3 integrates Luxul's wireless controller with Roam Assist, remote network monitoring and management from Domotz, and cloud-based content management and parental controls from Router Limits. Remote Network Monitoring With the Epic 3, installers can now create...

NAPCO Announces Expanded “Connected Home & Smart Business Dealer Program”

NAPCO Security Technologies, known for developing innovative technology and reliable security solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of their new, expanded Connected Home & Smart Business Authorized Dealer Program. Designed to provide traditional security dealers with everything needed to become Connected Home & Business Marketing & Technical Experts, this unique dealer program was created to help dealers take advantage of the rapidly growing, RMR-building, multibillion-dollar...

Round Table Discussions

Does The Political Climate Affect Spending On Security Systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

When Does It Make Sense to Share Video from a Private System?

More cameras today are providing more video than ever, but how much of the video is available when and how it is needed? The question often comes up when law enforcement entities are seeking to access video from private systems to help solve a crime. There are many more private video systems than public systems, but is the video available when needed? And what about privacy: In what situations is it acceptable to share private video for the public good? We took these questions to this week&rsquo...

What If A Customer Expects More Than A Security System Can Deliver?

Sometimes customers expect more out of a security system. A brand new security system just doesn’t perform as the customer expected it would. In fact, one might argue that the many variables in today’s complex systems make it more likely than ever that some element of a system might not measure up to a customer’s expectations. What happens then? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What happens if a customer’s expectations of system performance are greater...