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Boston Marathon cameras now on connected network

Ten agencies will monitor in real time
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04/14/2014

BOSTON—Newly installed and existing cameras along the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon route April 21 will feed into a connected network that didn’t exist last year, according to news reports.

Latest, greatest ISC West round-up from SSN, SDN

My colleagues chime in ...
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04/11/2014

LAS VEGAS—ISC West 2014 was big, and by all accounts, a successful show. Organizers reported that the event attracted more than 26,000 industry professionals and more than “1,000 exhibiting companies and brands.”

Video surveillance cabling, infrastructure market to expand dramatically in North America

Lower-priced, consumer grade Ethernet power sources driving market, which could see substantial near-term growth
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04/07/2014

ISC West 2014 round-up

SDN's recap of three days at the big show
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04/07/2014

LAS VEGAS—ISC West 2014, here April 2-4, drew a crowd of 26,000, and was second largest show in its history.

Vicon and IQinVision merge, form $56m business

Vicon wll now have in-house megapixel camera technology
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04/07/2014

EDGEWOOD, N.Y. and SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.—On the eve of ISC West, publicly traded Vicon and privately held IQinVision announced a plan to merge, creating a $56 million company.

WSC announces 2014 Women of the Year honorees

Annual program recognizes top female professionals and their contributions to security
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04/02/2014

LAS VEGAS—The Women’s Security Council has announced the winners of the 2014 WSC Women of the Year awards.

Each year WSC honors the top female professionals in the security industry in a variety of categories.

This year’s 2014 Women of the Year include:

One WTC security chief resigns after breaches

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03/31/2014

NEW YORK—David Valazquez, the security chief at One World Trade Center, resigned March 28 after two security breaches at the building.

New Iverify CEO sees bigger opportunities with end users

‘We intend to compete in all segments,’ Sean Forrest says
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03/31/2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—In addition to adding new customers, Sean Forrest, the newly named CEO of Iverify, sees an immediate opportunity to offer more services to end users already using its systems.

Phoenix airport modernizes worker-badging process

Paperless system easier to update
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03/31/2014

PHOENIX–Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has streamlined the badging process for airport workers, a move that makes its access control system more efficient and secure, an official says.

Managed services for end users

Three integrators, of different sizes and expertise, all believe managed services is the best way to go, systems integrators say
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03/31/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Attend a few security conferences and you’re bound to hear the term “managed services” tossed around. Most of the time you’ll be advised that managed services is the way to go. But, how do you get there?

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