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In retail and banking organizations, there have been significant efforts to use video analytics and exception reporting to better detect malicious activity in stores and branches. And with every new innovation, security technology helps end users get another step ahead of the bad guys. In retail, ...
Around the globe, new Safe City programs are being initiated every year. Cities both large and small are looking at ways in which they can unify the efforts of various public agencies, such as police and transportation, while also maximizing the usefulness of video surveillance, GIS mapping and ...
From pre-schools to universities, today’s educational facilities face a greater number of diverse threats than previous generations did. Assaults, shootings, bullying and other violent acts threaten schools of all sizes, regardless of location. To protect students, faculty and staff from these very ...
In the fast-moving and highly competitive physical security industry, many security professionals work hard to differentiate themselves. For many, that means continually expanding their industry knowledge by investing their time in technology classes and earning continuing education credits (CECs). ...
Within the security industry, threats and the technology used to detect them constantly evolve. In one of the most recent evolutionary steps of security technology, end-users have become increasingly drawn to solutions that integrate multiple disparate systems and sensors to provide comprehensive, ...
We live in a time of unprecedented amounts of data—more accessible and varied than ever before. In their book “Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think,” authors Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier estimate that the amount of information stored worldwide grows ...
Healthcare security is a growing concern worldwide, and with good reason. According to a recent study, crime at U.S. healthcare facilities has grown by 37 percent from 2010 to 2012. Violence against doctors, nurses and other hospital staff is especially troubling and, in many cities, appears to be ...
In the world of enterprise business systems, is there such a thing as too much information? Absolutely, especially given that today’s enterprise business data is often combined with information from other sources—such as social media. The result is a wealth of data that many companies simply have ...
Our nation’s financial institutions hold a unique place in our everyday lives. As the guardians of untold amounts of wealth, banks, credit unions and even ATMs are also highly susceptible to a constant barrage of attempted theft and fraud. And, criminal tactics continue to evolve. That’s why ...
Technology has adapted as the threat landscape has changed—and new capabilities have emerged. Today, organizations have an opportunity to provide more rapid, effective incident response than ever before simply by embracing innovative new technology. To find out more about the changing face of field ...
Airport security is complicated. It is rapidly evolving and requires officials to plan for a diverse set of scenarios, from terrorism and hijacking to active shooters, theft and fraud. In the face of such daunting security challenges, airport officials require best-in-class technology that can ...

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