July 1, 2007

New Products

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Intruder Beware SPOTLIGHT: UltraSensor Intrusion Detection Sensor The UltraSensor intrusion detection sensor from UltraVision Security Systems provides...

Searchable Video

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Michael Fickes

People remember faces and events using various mental techniques. Recognition, one human memory technique, uses a cue of some kind to call up a memory....

Tech Watch

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Often times, security booths are the first thing a visitor encounters on a property. Their appearance gives a first impression of the facility inside....

Can Your Gut Be Trusted?

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM Larry Anderson, Editor

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff made headlines earlier this month when he announced that he had a gut feeling that al Qaeda is likely to...

Always On

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Stephanie Silk

In a world where camera phones instantly take photos and text messaging acts as a silent walkie-talkie, privacy seems out of reach. The latest feature...

RFID Proposals At Issue In California

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Stephanie Silk

Some proposals in the California State Assembly are aimed at keeping government, schools and private businesses from tracking people with the use of radio...

Management by Walking Around Gets You Ready For A Crisis

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM BY RAD JONES

You are only as good as your contacts, a veteran law enforcement official once said. That adage proves true every day in the public and private sectors....

Public Safety Networks: Keys To Success

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Firetide Inc., Los Gatos, Calif., a developer of wireless mesh networks, has deployed many wireless public safety networks in 2006 and 2007. They list...

From the Bookshelf

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM STEPHANIE SILK

THE ART OF WAR for Security Managers: 10 Steps to Enhance Your Organizational Effectiveness, by Scott A. Watson CPP, CFE. With more than 15 years of experience...

Outsourcing in the Converging World

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM BY CHRIS BERG

As the logical and physical security worlds converge, our focus moves from operational issues to business strategy and innovation. Organizations need...

Man On A Mission

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By SANDRA KAY MILLER

It's a name you might not be able to pronounce, but anyone involved in network security has seen it: Richard Bejtlich. He wrote The Tao of Network Security...

A New Standard In Fire Protection

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Jayson Kneen

On Dec. 31, 2008, the Ninth Edition of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 864 will take effect, and the standard related to fire systems will subsequently...

A Necessary Amenity

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Technology is improving emergency preparedness by asking important questions before calamity strikes. Where is the natural gas shutoff valve? Where are...

From The Field

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Hotels: Lake Tahoe Resort Employs Smart Card-Based Lockers The Northstar on Lake Tahoe, a 2,420-acre year-round resort located near the North Shore of...

Prescribed Security

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Ashley Roe

Twenty-three years ago security provisions at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, Ill., seemed anything but high-tech. Doors were secured by old-fashioned...

Reliable Backup

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By Ashley Roe

Founded in 1829 by four members of the Sisters of Charity service organization, St. Joseph's Orphanage (sjokids.org) is a mental health, education and...

Keeping an Eye on the Grand Canyon

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

It seems just about everything about the Grand Canyon is larger than life. Carved out of the Earth's surface some five to six million years ago and plunging...

A View of Liberty

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

She stands on a 13-point star in the middle of New York harbor. A beacon of freedom, the Statue of Liberty is the quintessential symbol of America. On...

Correction

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

All information about the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) in the April 2007 article titled The To Data Security should have been attributed to...

Companies

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM

Mergers & Acquisitions IBM has entered into an agreement to acquire Watchfire Corp., Waltham, Mass., a privately-held security compliance testing software...

Chick Check

Jul 1, 2007 12:00 PM By STEPHANIE SILK

Where Intuition and Information Meet. That's the slogan for Atlanta-based Busted Inc., a private investigation company run by women. Busteds' years of...

Govt Security

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