Maintenance on security equipment can get ignored until those devices fail—and often under the worst circumstances. It’s critical to schedule maintenance and stay vigilant for any needed inspections, adjustments, or repairs, even on newly installed equipment.
Category: Security Hardware and Technology
The tools of the security trade are advancing at an extraordinary pace. We take a look at the latest security hardware and software, from malware and cyberattack detection to cameras to motion sensors. These articles will help you determine what gadgets may be best for your security strategy—and what will fit your budget.
Sometimes, security-related stories make headlines that are too absurd to ignore. This week, there were two. Since it’s Friday, let’s have a weird news roundup.
There is a movement underway to better maintain new buildings sprouting up across America through the integration of systems that support environmental initiatives.
You may remember a news item that made the rounds a little more than a month ago about Google prevented phishing attacks on its more than 85,000 employees by changing how they deployed two-factor authentication (2FA). Rather than relying on one-time codes sent via text or through an authenticator app, they began requiring employees to […]
A properly functioning security system is all but required in this day and age. They’re always on, ready to record any threats to your workforce, property, or other essential organizational assets. Sometimes, though, they are there to witness the best (or worst) of humanity’s “hold my beer” moments. All you need to do is head […]
There is a host of reasons for a business to invest in a new security system, ranging from upgrading older and/or dead equipment to meeting the changing demands of a growing business. It’s important to choose the proper high-definition cameras, system devices, and management software to meet your security needs. However, it’s often easy to […]
There is hidden value in security systems that many users do not tap into which can offset the cost of the initial investment in IP security equipment.
Workplace violence is unpredictable … or is it? Wearables and predictive analytics are more than just trendy tech tools—they have the potential to give safety managers an edge in foreseeing and preventing workplace violence.
A successful business is expanding locations on a regional level and needs surveillance at all its sites. A mini-city, large-scale, master-planned community pops up with its own security challenges. Their needs are met in unique ways.
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have made serious inroads over the last few years, allowing entrepreneurs and established companies alike to pitch products directly to consumers. I have crowdfunded a couple of projects (nothing security related), and thankfully, I have yet to get burned—either by someone who can’t or won’t deliver a product or […]