Anyone who travels by air is very familiar with airport security checkpoints. But are they effective against new threats? The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says that aviation security needs to shift away from checkpoints and toward more public areas of airports to adapt after recent attacks.
Category: Grounds Security
For many businesses, it’s not enough that the building is secure—the immediate area surrounding it must be secure as well. We cover everything from fencing and perimeter security to grounds surveillance methods and appropriate staffing.
It is important to determine suitable shelter-in-place locations and lockdown rooms in a facility before an incident. Knowing what characteristics make a room more conducive to shelter in place or secure in place (lockdown) helps to avoid danger during an incident.
A new protocol for designing a video surveillance system with camera placement on the outside perimeter facing inward is being deployed by the Compton Unified School District (USD) Police Department.
The prevalence of vehicle-borne attacks in Europe over the last few years once had many security professionals in the United States asking daunting questions: “Can those types of assaults happen here? Why have we not seen cars, delivery trucks, panel vans, or even semitrucks used as terror weapons here to this point?” And then, a […]
Thermal cameras are becoming a leading trend in video surveillance today. They are the perfect complement to conventional cameras that, when combined, make a wide-ranging and comprehensive surveillance system.
After several incidents of unauthorized drones flying over the presidential palace and restricted military sites, the French air force has deployed a unique squadron in response. Four golden eagles have been trained to intercept and destroy the tiny rogue aircraft.
Midtown Action Council (MAC), Harrisburg’s oldest continuously operating community group, is adding wireless surveillance cameras to an existing system in the city. The council needs funds to match a grant for more cameras and has started a GoFundMe account to help raise money for the project.
There’s an inexpensive, simple fix that can improve productivity, control ergonomic hazards, enhance security, and reduce accidental injuries in your workplace. Proper workplace illumination can accomplish all of these things, and the good news is that much of what you need is probably already present in your workplace.
The number of Americans less willing to attend large events because of terrorism is rising to record levels, according to a recent Gallop poll. Increased security can change their view.
Union Square, San Francisco’s premier shopping and cultural hub, sees a positive impact to public safety with the upgrade of districtwide security protection. A unified IP surveillance system manages some 350 cameras and allows the ability to identify and quickly respond to potential security events.