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Seeking Faster Footage

- Video analytics software allows security to review hours of surveillance quickly by displaying all the images on one screen.

Infrastructure Protection

- To address additional security concerns facing critical infrastructure, the Department of Homeland Security has issued an updated version of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). The new NIPP outlines how the government and private sector in the critical infrastructure community can work together to manage risks in the 16 critical infrastructure sectors.

The Complete Guide to Physical Security

- This book would be a great reference for shift supervisors and junior security managers and is a good introduction to physical security concepts.

Effective Physical Security, Fourth Edition

- Traditional areas and issues of physical security are addressed, such as defensible space and crime prevention through environmental design.

Scoring One For Security

- Officials are fine tuning security at Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã Stadium in advance of June's FIFA World Cup.

Hackers Turn to Cargo Crime

- Criminals no longer need to break into physical cargo when they can control shipments electronically.

Asset Tracking Trends

- Keeping tabs on people and possessions has been a longtime challenge for companies. New tools and technologies make the job easier.

Here’s the Drill

- Find out how Toronto’s RioCan Yonge Eglinton Centre, a four-level shopping mall complex that includes office towers, improved its emergency evacuation performance through training.

Awareness on the Waterfront

- Find out how the Port of Houston, one of the busiest ports in the world, has integrated its security for better situational awareness and incident response.

Life Safety

- Damage to a building’s fire and life safety systems can occur during an earthquake, making it difficult for people to evacuate the facility and impeding the work of first responders. Researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute conducted a series of tests on a building that simulated post-quake fires. They assessed how the damage affected the passive and active fire protection systems to contain fire and smoke.

Case Study

- Friendship Village found an access control system that protected elderly residents and made system management easy.

Shining a Light on Surveillance

- Installations that use the sun as a camera’s power source are growing as technological advances make those solar systems more feasible, but many issues need to be addressed for the solutions to work well.

Electronic Access Control

- This book is likely one of the most current and comprehensive works available in this subject area, says reviewer Paul D. Barnard, CPP, CISM, SFPC.
 




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