September 2008


Companies

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Siemens Building Technologies Inc., Buffalo Grove, Ill., a provider of building controls and security systems, has acquired MAC...


Experience Pays Off

By Michael Fickes

As James Urrea walks through the aisles of a Stater Brothers supermarket, he scans the shelves and often plucks a can or a box from a display and turns...

Products

Various approaches to night vision from thermal imaging to infrared illumination may be mature technologies, but there are still innovations making their...

Long And Winding Roads

Larry Anderson, Editor

What do a forklift operator, a UNIX systems administrator and a corporate salesman have in common? (If you saw our Security Director of the Year profile...

Traveling Safely

What threats are we under when we travel that don't present themselves every day? SAL LIFRIERI, Protective Countermeasures and Consulting Inc.: Probably...

Targeting The Customer

By William Kennedy

The biggest technology shift in access control and video security in the last 10 years has not been the move to IP/IT devices, which was and still is...

Who? What? When? Where? Why?

By Paul C. Boucherle

Advances in digital technology within the security industry are driving today's convergence mania. For example, options abound in security video surveillance,...

Ed Merkle leads technology success story at Virginia Port Authority

By Carol Carey

In most instances, security directors wishing to install sophisticated access control or surveillance systems at their workplaces must be sensitive to...

ASIS Sneak Peek

Multi-Factor Authentication Bioscrypt, An L-1 Identity Solutions Company Bioscrypt, an L-1 Identity Solutions company, is the #1 market leader in the...

Wendy Nather builds-in information security at Texas Education Agency

By Randy Southerland

Wendy Nather never planned to get into the security business. It wasn't exactly an accident, but arriving at her current position as information security...

Shawn Reilly combines guards and gadgets at Greenville hospital

By Randy Southerland

Building an effective security program for a hospital with multiple campuses and buildings that weren't designed with security in mind can be a challenging...

Emphasis on service drives success for Planned Security's Dino Iuliano

By Randy Southerland

Dino Iuliano had given up on the security field. After spending years in the military and working in law enforcement and private security he had grown...

Robert Achenbach lifts security profile at First National of Nebraska

By Carol Carey

Today's security director needs to be a manager of people, places and technology, with both law enforcement and business skills. Working with upper management...

Electronic Pedigrees

By Sandra Kay Miller

According to the World Health Organization, more than $40 billion in counterfeit pharmaceuticals enter the supply chain annually. That's a lot of fake...

Taking No Risks

Located in the mountains just east of Grand Ronde, Ore., Spirit Mountain Casino is a premier gaming, entertainment, meeting, dining and shopping destination...

Route 66 Casino Realizes Benefits From Physical Security System

Laguna Development Corp.'s Route 66 Casino, a nostalgia-themed casino near Alberquerque, N.M., that offers 1,600 slot and video poker machines, 26 table...

Mobile Insecurity

By Derek Benz

In a world where convenience is king, global markets demand mobility, and the sun never sets on business. The idea of increased security chafes like a...

A CLOSER LOOK AT STORAGE

Waterproof Hard Drive PROTECTS DATA FROM FIRE, FLOODS AND COMPUTER CRASHES The device contains a hard drive that includes a full suite of software protection...

THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES for Security Applications

Thwart Vandalism and Improve Safety SPOTLIGHT: LLumar Safety and Security Window Film LLumar's multilayered, optically clear automotive safety and security...

One Hero Among Many

By Stephanie Silk

It didn't take a phone booth or a batcave for one security officer to transform into a hero just the knowledge, training and instinct he has learned from...



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