Partner Perspective: BioConnect

July 26, 2017

Banks today are facing numerous challenges. No longer is it acceptable to only focus on the physical security of the bank, but now they must also focus on the digital security of its data and applications. Putting encryption, firewalls and cloud providers’ policies alongside alarms, security cameras and locks in their security infrastructure. What’s more, is that the best solution is for the physical and digital security to live in an integrated solution.Today, video surveillance cameras are commonplace and transportation agencies and businesses are benefiting from advanced technologies that are now widely available. Detailed images can be produced, with more activity captured by multi-sensor HD cameras, and facial recognition applications can also be used to identify criminal suspects. But analytics are no longer just limited to security applications. … Read more

Tags:   Cloud

How to Strengthen Your Cyber Security Posture with Cloud Services

July 21, 2017

Cybersecurity is on all of our minds. Every other day, it seems like there’s news of another attack. As more organizations struggle to keep up with the onslaught of new threats, many are asking: “What can we do to strengthen our cybersecurity posture?” … Read more

Access Control Beyond the Door

July 5, 2017     |    Author Derek Arcuri

Happy and rested employees create a great office culture. And doesn’t every organization want that? It’s why many companies (like ours) are turning to their access control system to make life easier for their employees. In our last blog, we discussed how an access control solution can help hospitals and medical centers meet compliance standards. This blog will focus on how it helps keep employees happy. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

Partner Perspective: BriefCam

June 26, 2017

Too often when we think about video analytics applications, we immediately jump to how video data can optimize security. With the transition from analog to IP video systems and dramatic improvement in video quality, insights derived from video are becoming invaluable for urban development and planning, and access to video analytics is fast becoming a key competitive differentiator for cities moving forward. … Read more

Tags:   Video Surveillance

Using Access Control to Ensure Compliance in Hospitals and Clinics

June 16, 2017     |    Author Derek Arcuri

Have you ever used the sticky end of a Post-It® to clean crumbs from your keyboard? Or clipped a trouser hanger to a cookbook and suspended it from a pantry knob for easy reading? Finding other practical uses for a product is gratifying and gives you a bigger bang for your buck. The same applies to security technology. For instance, many hospitals and medical clinics are using access control beyond its intended “lock/unlock doors” purpose. These clever applications simplify day-to-day tasks and help organizations comply with regulations. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation

June 2, 2017

What do you remember about 1997? Some might recall that tech giant, Microsoft, became the world’s most valuable company. Others may flash back to the first release of Grand Theft Auto. … Read more

Tags:   Unification / Video Surveillance

What the Parking Industry Should Know about Big Data

May 22, 2017

There’s a buzz about big data. That’s because information is pouring in from many sources faster than ever before. And whether it’s a small parking lot or a big city, operators and decision-makers are looking for ways to take advantage of it. … Read more

Tags:   Unification / Video Surveillance

The Role of the IoT in Security

May 12, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be on everyone’s mind these days. You have probably noticed that hardly a week goes by before there’s another story about it in the news. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these stories are negative. Discussions of the IoT are frequently raised in relation to criminal cyber-activity and hacking. And, while there can be a connection, this is only part of the story. And it does not have to continue. … Read more

Tags:   Unification

An Uneventful Day is a Successful Day

May 3, 2017

When taken individually, a delayed flight, lost package or long line could be regarded as relatively minor inconveniences in a busy day. But, if it is your busy day, missing a connection or arriving late to a meeting can have significant implications. And, when you multiply this by the number of other people who might also be impacted, it’s not hard to see how a bump in the road can turn into a major hassle or even a full-blown problem. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Video Surveillance

Where Do Drones Fit in With Security?

April 20, 2017

It is estimated that a million drones enter the world’s airspace each month. In addition to serving a variety of military applications, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are also used to capture images in dangerous locations, including forest fires and areas around nuclear disaster sites. And, of course, they’re also available commercially for those of us who are still interested in flying really cool remote controlled planes. … Read more

Tags:   Unification