YARMOUTH, Maine—Calls to expand mandates for carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings in New York and Maine have resulted from recent cases in those states of poisonings by the deadly gas—one of them fatal.
WATERTOWN, Mass.—As ISC West 2014 nears, security experts, like Viscom Systems’ Bill Clements, have some predictions about what technologies we’ll see at this year’s show and which technologies will have an impact on the industry.
WASHINGTON—Hailed in some corners as a rare example of political compromise, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, known as the Ryan-Murray agreement, could also be the near-term fiscal solution to put fewer restraints on two programs deemed important for physical security.
BEDFORD, Mass.—Brazil will increase its security force for this year’s FIFA World Cup soccer games from a suggested 100,000 officers to 170,000, it recently announced. Those officers will be joined by 30 robots from iRobot, based here.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Enhancing communication among the volunteer ranks of ASIS and continuing to work on cutting-edge research are among the to-do items on the agenda of new ASIS President Richard E. Widup, Jr.
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.