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LPR privacy concerns in hands of end users, Genetec says

Video retention, access easily customized
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02/10/2014

MONTREAL—Two weeks after deploying license plate recognition technology, security officials at a Florida airport got a hit on a wanted criminal headed to the airport from its perimeter.

Milestone IPO? Not yet

CEO addresses rumors
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02/10/2014

ORLANDO—Is a Milestone IPO imminent? Not, yet, according to Milestone CEO Lars Thinggaard.

Weather delays sentencing for Y-12 protestors

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02/07/2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—A snowstorm in Tennessee pushed back sentencing of an 84-year-old nun and two other anti-nuclear activists convicted of breaking into one of the government’s most secure facilities, splashing human blood on a uranium-processing building.

New ASIS PCB president: Blurring lines between public, private sectors

Certification for law enforcement helps them ‘sit at the table’
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01/31/2014

NEW YORK—For the first time, an active-duty police officer is presiding over the ASIS Professional Certification Board. Owen J.

And the ASIS person of the year is ...

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01/31/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has named Joseph D’Amico, New York State Police Superintendent, person of the year. D’Amico will receive the award during the 24th New York City Security Conference & Expo in March.

Global energy security market to reach $67b by 2018

North America will own a 30 percent global share of the technologically diverse market
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01/31/2014

DALLAS—The global energy security market for power plants is projected to reach $67.9 billion by 2018, up from $49.27 billion in 2013, reflecting a CAGR of 6.6 percent, according to a

‘We all need to talk more’

TechSec keynote speaker urges better communication among end users, integrators, manufacturers
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01/29/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Security directors need better relationships with their integrators and with manufacturers, says Harold Grimsley, Florida Blue’s senior director for corporate safety, security and facility operations.

The future of the IP video market in North America

Panoramic cameras, thermal cameras and audio capabilities expected to fuel growth
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01/29/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—In 2014 and beyond, three technological trends will be the vanguard of the IP video market, according to Oliver Philippou, market analyst, video surveillance & security services, at IHS Research.

ASIS releases new security officer standard

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01/23/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has released the revised ANSI/ASIS Chief Security Officer American National Standard.

Proposed NYC fire law would require ECS in high-rises

It’s prompted by a fire fatality that might have been prevented if an emergency communications system had been in place
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01/23/2014

NEW YORK—The city may mandate emergency communications systems in buildings higher than six stories after a man died in a high-rise fire this month while trying to escape down a smoke-filled stairway instead of remaining safely in his apartment.

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