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?
CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Who’s in charge of video surveillance purchase and operations at corporations? Increasingly, that’s the domain of the IT department, according to a study commissioned by network video provider Axis Communications.
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.
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.