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  • WSC kicks off with bang!

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Tuesday April 5, 2011
    WSC kicks off with bang! The Women’s Security Council, www.wscouncil.com, kicked off its events at ISC West with a standing room only gathering at the V Bar in the Venetian this evening and the vibes were positive and upbeat. Close to 100...
  • The year of the integrator

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Wednesday March 30, 2011
    The year of the integrator   Could 2011 be the year of the integrator? It seems the writing is on the wall with the emergence of new partner-integrator-reseller programs recently or ready to launch.   Having just...
  • 10 years plus and growing strong!

    By Natalia Kosk - Thursday March 24, 2011
    Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA), Media, Pa., celebrates ten years in the account acquisition business with 2010 being one of their most successful years yet. And with no signs of slowing down, ACA is ready to launch its new Independent Dealer Program at...
  • Safe Passage: A new school security approach in Chicago

    By Geoff Kohl - Thursday March 24, 2011
    When people talk school security, you usually hear of building access control systems for lockdowns, implementing visitor management processes, and even adding cameras to record common areas in the school (playgrounds, entrances, hallways, lunch areas...
  • Megapixel? How about gigapixel?

    By Geoff Kohl - Wednesday March 23, 2011
    OK, I know there are some video/imaging buffs out there reading SecurityInfoWatch.com, so this post is for you. Every time I go to a tradeshow, I get to see some really cool megapixel and HD cameras with amazing resolution. In fact, I'm heading to...
  • Decentralizing cellular coverage even more?

    By Geoff Kohl - Monday March 21, 2011
    Could this little unit change how we move security alarm signals? What you're looking is a photo of a palm-sized device called LightRadio, and CNNMoney has a great summary article on this device and how it can decentralize the cellular industry...
  • IAPSC Best Practice: "Detaining Shoplifting Suspects"

    By Curtis Baillie - Monday March 21, 2011
    I'm frequently contacted by the retail industry and asked about the apprehension of suspected shoplifters and whether or not there is an industry accepted Best Practice. In 1999 the International Association of Professional Security Consultants...
  • My opinion on licensing...and the response

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Thursday March 10, 2011
    My opinion on licensing…and the response I recently posted a blog stating my opinion on the proposed New York licensing bill http://www.securityinfowatch.com/Integrator+Insights/taking-a-hard-line-new-york-licensing . I received...
  • What patients think of healthcare IT security

    By Joel Griffin - Thursday March 3, 2011
    Earlier this week, CDW Healthcare released the results of a new survey about patient's perceptions of IT security in the healthcare industry as hospitals and doctors move to adopt electronic health records (EHRs). The Obama administration announced a...
  • Overview of RAID for IP Video Storage

    By Ronen Isaac - Saturday February 26, 2011
     Storage is a big part of IP video security and so I thought I would start a small series of video storage starting with the basics.  Today we will discuss RAID.  RAID has been discussed many (x4) times throughout the years but I still get questions...