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 ...
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 ...
The nation’s airports, rail and bus systems, and subways play a large role in our everyday lives. Millions of people travel throughout the country using these critical assets, which is why they have become attractive targets for crime, vandalism and terrorism. In addition, other emergencies such as ...

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