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.
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.
NEW YORK—A new mandate that all 30 Major League Baseball teams have hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers in place at their fields by 2015 is a step in the right direction, according to an expert in spectator sports security.
NEW YORK—SecureWatch24, a full-service security company here, has been awarded a $1 million contract to install 80 camera boxes in two Brooklyn neighborhoods—one of which was the setting of a high-profile crime in 2011.
WASHINGTON—A bill in the works would improve how the Department of Homeland Security manages a set of performance-based guidelines for high-risk chemical facilities, known as the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards or CFATS. The bill would benefit security personne
MIAMI—Mission 500 is looking for applicants for its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Humanitarian Awards. Both awards will be presented at an April 3 reception during ISC West in Las Vegas.
BOSTON—Road race security was greatly expanded after last year’s Boston Marathon was bombed—and it looks like the changes are here to stay as race directors try to strike a balance between security and a positive experience for participants.
WASHINGTON—Paul Michaels needed a resume that reflected extensive experience to take on his wide-ranging security role at the National Academy of Sciences. Fortunately for him—and the institution—he had one.
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.