Steve Lasky

Security Technology Executive magazine publisher Steve Lasky's blog The Blender looks at current events and trending news articles related to the security industry.

  • Entrepreneurial pride and technology advancement drives Speco

    By Steve Lasky - Friday August 15, 2014
    Amityville, New York had earned its past reputation from haunted houses not high technology. But thanks to Speco Technologies that image is rapidly changing. This privately-held, Long Island company is quickly making inroads in an extremely congested...
  • Sentiment grows for privatizing airport screening – again!

    By Steve Lasky - Friday January 24, 2014
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has to be the most maligned federal agency in history. Everyone who flies seems to have their own version of TSA hell, spanning the security line purgatory of incidental groping and rude behavior to theft...
  • Where is America 12 years after the 9-11 attacks?

    By Steve Lasky - Friday September 13, 2013
    It has been an interesting week when you consider that a majority of the headlines are still being shaped by events that occurred 12 years ago. Of course I’m referring to the tragic events of September 11, 2001 when our country was invaded by cowardly...
  • The turning point of IP video's tipping point

    By Steve Lasky - Friday August 9, 2013
    In September of 2005, a group of security editors from around the world sat in a conference room at the Lund, Sweden headquarters of Axis Communications and listened while Ray Mauritsson, the company’s CEO told us we had reached a 'tipping point' of...
  • Is Big Data just another over-hyped buzz word for physical security users?

    By Steve Lasky - Thursday July 25, 2013
    I recently started a conversation on my LinkedIn page regarding the impact Big Data is having among practicing security professionals. The discussion has been intelligent and engaging. Big Data is certainly big news these days and some of the comments...
More Blogs »