To no one’s surprise, employee personal safety has become increasingly challenging and important in today’s global climate. Terrorism acts, such as the recent violence in Paris, and active shooter events, such as the recent one in San Bernardino, California, demonstrate the very real-world risks ...
Every second counts in an emergency situation, and those seconds ticking by can seem like an eternity for those who wait for responders to arrive when a situation occurs. First responders are tasked with saving lives every day and must do so with precision, accuracy and efficiency. Lives can be ...
The nature of security in the financial services market is as dynamic as the banking industry itself. Over time, financial institutions have evolved significantly, reacting to consumer demand in an effort to continually provide the highest level of service and convenience. Meanwhile, the range of ...
Have you ever wondered which plan of action you need to secure your organization? Maybe you’re wondering what specific security strategies and solutions can be used to help ensure your organization is thinking proactively—rather than reactively. What about the evolution, and growing importance, of ...
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 ...
Across the world, video surveillance is booming—and it’s getting smarter with each passing year. The global intelligent video surveillance market is experiencing a significant period of growth as organizations more fully realize the benefits offered by video analytics, object recognition and other ...
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). ...
The city of Surat, India—known as the diamond capital of the world—has made waves in the world of security since announcing its “Safe City” project in early 2012. Their cutting-edge network of IP video cameras and security management systems integrated throughout the city has helped reduce crime ...

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