YARMOUTH, Maine—Colleges and universities have come a long way since they rushed to get mass notification systems in place after the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007 that left 32 dead and 17 wounded. In the past six years, mass notification has evolved from one or more disparate systems to fully integrated systems, experts told Security Director News.
YARMOUTH, Maine—If you are a vendor or integrator of PSIM systems, the chances are good that you consider this to be an exciting time in the security industry. And the chances are excellent that, regardless of your expertise and experience, your views on PSIM market trends will be challenged by others, including security professionals, in the field.
JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Since 9/11, the number of academic programs in security-related fields has exploded. Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in security studies or homeland security are now available at more than 350 programs nationwide, according to some estimates.
WASHINGTON—Iris recognition technology's performance in one-to-many applications is getting faster, is more accurate than facial recognition, and five organizations are leading the pack in terms of quality, according to a recent report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.