NEWARK, Calif.—SST, a provider of gunshot detection and analysis software, can also be a resource to help security directors deal with active shooters and explosive attacks, according to SST CEO Ralph Clark.
OAKLAND, Calif.—Mutualink—a provider of an interoperable communications platform that enables community-wide multimedia sharing of emergency radio, voice, text, video and data files—is expanding its reach West.
FORT WORTH, Texas—The North American physical security market for marine ports is expected to maintain consistent growth over the next five years, due in part to the perception of the government that critical infrastructure facilities are prime targets for terrorists, according to a new report from MicroMarketMonitor, a market research company based here.
ST. LOUIS—Panera Bread, joining a growing number of establishments, has asked customers to refrain from bringing their firearms along when they visit the company’s 1,800 bakery-cafés in 45 states and in Canada.
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill.—Colleen Kucera, the newly appointed executive director of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, believes there’s “plenty of room for growth” in the organization as long as that growth is managed and structured.
The convergence of IT and physical security is nothing new for Phil Lisk, IT and security director for the Bergen County, N.J., Sheriff's Dept. It makes his job easier, he says. He also discusses LPR technology.