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security integration trends
May 15, 2019

Top 8 Trends to Watch in Security Integration

As technology continues to evolve, people and businesses are focusing more of their attention on security. Whether they are looking to protect themselves, their data, or their company and employees, the top security integration trends showcase the latest technology available to meet their needs. Cloud Storage for Video Surveillance The cloud has been around for […]

active shooter training
May 10, 2019

Active Shooter Training Impacting Response to Violent Events

Active shooter training and changes to lock-down procedures are impacting the way people respond in violent events. School districts traditionally use the hide and lock-down tactic, which make students ‘sitting targets.’ Instead, many schools have changed to using active shooter training drills, which incorporate action-based responses.  Active Shooter Training Played a Role at Highlands Ranch […]

Texas School Safety Bill
May 10, 2019

Texas School Safety Bill — Comprehensive School Safety Program Proposed

Almost a year after the Santa Fe High School shooting, state lawmakers hope to pass a bill to strengthen school safety. The Texas School Safety Bill, officially Senate Bill 11, calls for a comprehensive school safety program, requiring emergency response training for all district staff, establishing “threat assessment teams” to help identify troubled or potentially […]

May 10, 2019

Combining Active Directories and Access Control for Better Visitor Management

There’s a distinct challenge in using access control for visitor management. Designers of access systems may focus only on those who need permanent access, as they consider visitor management a separate issue entirely. Many enterprises choose to segregate their visitor management and access control protocols, but this can lead to more work for employees and […]

May 3, 2019

Updating Your Restaurant Security System

The importance of a solid restaurant security system—not only for the restaurant itself but for employees and customers—cannot be overstated.

April 26, 2019

What are the Benefits of Surveillance Cameras in Public Places for Unified City-Wide Security Plans?

One of the most significant benefits of surveillance cameras in public places is the way they support unified city-wide security plans.

April 19, 2019

Security Cabling Standards You Should Know Before Doing It Yourself

These industry-recognized security cabling standards methods have been honed through years of updates and field-testing.

April 12, 2019

The Proactive Retailer’s Guide To Shoplifting Prevention Techniques

Communications and surveillance systems provide stores with an opportunity to prevent shoplifting before it happens and successfully prosecute when it does.

April 5, 2019

What Is the Best Type of Security System for Banks? The Benefit of Video Analytics

By connecting all their surveillance, access control, critical communications and more, banks can better understand who is on their premises and why.

March 29, 2019

The Critical Link Between Hospital Security and Access Control

Setting up hospital security access control doesn’t require an entirely new system. Instead, a plan is developed which utilizes the hospital’s existing resources more effectively.