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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.