Archive for May, 2011

Specifically Speaking — Dan Proctor

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 10:03 Be the first to comment

The Specifically Speaking column features a Q-and-A with a different security consultant every month. Consultants are provided to Security Systems News by www.SecuritySpecifiers.com

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Technology transforming emergency response

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 9:42 Be the first to comment

Bill Hobgood believes a program he’s stewarding will finally streamline the central station/PSAP relationship.
Called the Monitoring Station to PSAP Data Exchange Program, the program’s goal is to remove the potential for human error from central station/public safety answering point (911) communications.

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The new central station

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 9:33 Be the first to comment

Central station evolving to ‘hub’ and ‘information-processing center’ By Daniel Gelinas The security industry is a technology-driven ecosystem. This year’s ISC West show in Las Vegas is proof enough of that. There were new technologies on display and talk everywhere about new technologies that integrate the information from disparate technologies into a single interface (physical [...]

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2011 NFPA Conference & Expo in Beantown

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 9:26 Be the first to comment

BOSTON—It’s back! Back in Boston, that is.
The annual NFPA Conference & Expo is held in a variety of locations around the country. But this year it will be held here from June 12-15 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

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The ABCs of managed access

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 9:21 Be the first to comment

There’s something to be said for core competencies—recognizing what your company does well and focusing on that, and outsourcing other tasks that are beyond your core.
That’s one of the key aspects of a growing trend in security, namely increased offerings in the managed access arena.

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Poll: Video surveillance and privacy concerns

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 9:00 Be the first to comment

How do you feel about video surveillance? Are you doing everything you can to protect people’s right to privacy?

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