Imagining the future of technology is exciting. I remember watching “Oceans 13” and “CSI” years ago, and thinking that the age in which security technologies would reach this level of advancement was far beyond the industry’s reach. At that point, video analytics was in its infancy, going through a ...
As the world of information grows, so does our need to make conscious, informed and smart decisions. These decisions directly impact safety, a critical component to the operation of any metropolis. Cities today face increased challenges when it comes to safety objectives and the protection of ...
Like many other industries driven by technology, the security industry is seeing an enormous amount of change. From technology innovation to the growing sophistication of criminal activity, organizations in both the public and private sector are looking for ways to address a growing number of ...
Breaking down silos is the name of the game in almost any business environment these days. The financial market is no different. In our last financial industry blog, we examined the changing nature of risk in the financial market, as well as some of the factors that create new threats to the safety ...
New threats and risks occur every day, calling for a change in mindset and a paradigm shift in how both enterprise organizations and government entities approach risk mitigation and security. How can security providers and integrators work together to achieve the same goals? How do all industry ...
In part two of the Safe City blog series, we explored how situational awareness allows officials to accurately assess and respond to a range of threats to their cities. Today, we’ll present key factors you can apply to your own city to assess the current level of safety and security. Gaining ...
In part one of the Safe City blog series, we examined some of the many threats cities face around the world. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the concept of situational awareness and how it helps city officials deter, detect and respond to crime, vandalism, terrorism, weather emergencies and ...
Is your city safe? Many cities are asking this question. Safe City initiatives are on the rise around the world due to unique, ever-evolving and complex threats. As populations grow, so do the size and intricacy of the infrastructure required to support them. Municipalities must be able to respond ...
Organizations around the world face a complex set of threats—and for many, new security challenges emerge every year. As the global landscape evolves, so do the technologies that are designed to deter, detect and investigate incidents of crime, fraud, violence and terrorism. Physical security ...
Not long ago, video surveillance was used primarily for a couple of very distinct purposes—mainly capturing evidence of a crime or another incident such as a slip and fall. But today, video cameras and associated analytics deliver a much broader set of benefits. Organizations are using video ...
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, ...

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