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  • 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...
  • Firetide Helps Eliminate Lost Signals on New York Transit

    By Natalia Kosk - Wednesday February 23, 2011
       Many of us who ride the city rails are all too familiar with lost signals once a train or subway hits the underground tunnel. Now, Amtrak customers of the New York City region no longer have to worry about losing coverage. To eliminate interrupted...
  • Taking a hard line on New York licensing

    By Deborah L. O'Mara - Friday February 18, 2011
    Taking a hard line on New York licensing   Sometimes trade publications are considered fluff and not hard hitting or good at taking a stance on issues. It may be true: we are trying to benefit the industry and don’t want to make enemies. Sure...
  • National Expert Witness Conference

    By Curtis Baillie - Monday February 14, 2011
    SEAK 20th Anniversary  National Expert Witness Conference This Program for Expert Witnesses of all Disciplines and Levels of Experience April 14-15, 2011 Naples, Florida If you provide Expert Witness services, this is one...