Nov-Dec 2020

Vanguard Security Awards
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Big Book Winter 2020

Dec. 11, 2020
The Security Industry's Product Guide
Lasky Gsx1

Hospitals Navigate the COVID Storm

Dec. 10, 2020
It seems that hospitals around the globe are feeling the violent effects of the coronavirus. In the international weekly medical journal, The Lancet, a recent paper suggested ...
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Security in the Time of Corona

Dec. 10, 2020
I realize every writer, pundit, and former journalism major is cranking out articles on the impact of the pandemic on our industry. Not to be outdone by my betters, I will also...
Ray Bernard
Video Surveillance

Acceptable Use of Video Policy

Due to the increased use of video data and video sharing, as well as growing video privacy concerns, many companies are updating or creating “acceptable use of video” policies...
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Predictive analytics are also heavily dependent on data mining large volumes of different information types to populate their models.
Security Executives

Predictive Analytics May Not Be So Predictive

Dec. 10, 2020
Perceived or real, today’s risks pose a new set of challenges for decision-makers

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Some organizations are tempted to take a simple – and potentially expensive – approach to storing their video surveillance data.
Video Surveillance Storage

The True Cost of Video Surveillance Archiving

Dec. 10, 2020
Video loss is something that can happen suddenly and unexpectedly, so be proactive
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Only those trained in multiple facets of the GSOC will be able to serve the company and the process well.
Security Industry Services

The GSOC and the Evolution of Security Training Trends

Dec. 10, 2020
Security executives share their insights to constructing an operations center that works
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When it comes to security entrances, technology can be classified by its ability to detect, deter or prevent tailgating.
Security Executives

Selling the C-Suite on Physical Security

Dec. 10, 2020
It is in the interest of top management to maintain a safe and secure environment for their organization
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Leading power system providers have developed centralized power supplies that can provide high wattage PoE power, as well as innovative repeater devices that can extend the useful data transmission over longer distances than ever before.
PoE Solutions

Going the Distance

Nov. 30, 2020
How to Leverage IP and PoE for longer connection lengths
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A new generation of access control credentials are proven and available.
Access & Identity

Beyond the Card

Nov. 27, 2020
A new generation of access control credentials are proven and available
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Security Vanguard Award 2020: Stone Security Spearheads ARUP Laboratories Project

Nov. 10, 2020
Utah-based integrator leverages its technology expertise while avoiding a COVID curveball to deliver the top security project of 2020
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From left-to-right: Capt. Jeff Barrett, Executive Officer for the Richmond County Marshal's Office, Brett Cooke, Senior Project Manager at A3 Communications, and Lt. Steven Douglas of the Richmond County Marshal's Office security division, stand outside the Augusta-Richmond County Judicial Center.

Vanguard Award Honorable Mention: A Security Upgrade Unlike Any Other

Nov. 10, 2020
Richmond County, Ga., migrates from analog to IP-based security systems with the help of A3 Communications
School Security

Vanguard Award Honorable Mention: Puerto Rico Strong

Nov. 10, 2020
Commonwealth overhauls security technology in its schools in wake of hurricanes
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Most high-end thermal cameras quote an accuracy of around +/- .2 degrees. Higher-end cameras tend to have reasonably good precision.
Night-Vision, Thermal & Infrared Cameras

Tech Trends: Thermal Temperature Scanning Lessons Learned

Nov. 10, 2020
Setting proper expectations is the key for effective deployment