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Intrusion trends stem from smart home, home automation capabilities

January 2, 2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The concept of physical intrusion, detection and keeping unauthorized individuals from accessing a particular space is an issue as old as time. Think moats dug around castles of old; concealed traps strategically placed around a particular area; the construction of tall, impenetrable walls protecting what's inside — all the way to modern days, where lives are filled with technologically savvy security systems; all types of locks on doors, cabinets, etc.; passwords...

home automation, Intruder Alarms, intrusion detection, Johnson Controls, Robert Davis, smart home, Smart home automation

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Roundtable discussion: security system lifecycle considerations, effectiveness and cost control

August 23, 2019Frank Pisciotta

A substantial focus of the security industry is on the selection and installation of security systems, and there is no doubt that this is a critical element of the process.  However, in order to ensure that security systems such as access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection and panic alarms deliver on “game day,” an equal if not greater emphasis has to be put on the actions that are taken after the installers have closed the doors on the truck and driven away.This article...

access control, ASIS, Business Protection Specialists, Frank Pisciotta, IAPSC, International Association of Professional Security Consultants, intrusion detection, panic detection, video surveillance

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Securing the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion

July 28, 2014Amy Canfield

NEW YORK—Cameras, access control, intrusion detectors, magnetometers, radio communication: There's much involved in designing a new facility's complete security system. When you're designing that system for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion, which opened in May, it's even more complicated.Securing a high-risk memorial such as that on the site of the former Twin Towers is challenging in itself. You don't want it to appear as a fortress, but you want visitors to know and feel that...

9/11 Memorial Museum, access control, Arup, intrusion detection, Jacob Koshy, magnetometers, physical security, Plaza and Pavilion, radio communications, Ron Ronacher Jr.

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Monitronics, eDist Security team up

July 1, 2014SSN Staff

MAHWAH, N.J.—eDist Security, a wholesale distributor of surveillance and intrusion hardware based here, recently announced a new partnership with Monitronics, according to a news release. The alliance allows Monitronics dealers the ability to take advantage of the eDist Partner Program. Monitronics dealers who are approved for the program will earn co-op marketing funds on their Monitronics purchases, which can then be used to purchase template or customer marketing collateral to support their...

edist security, intrusion detection, monitronics, physical security, SSN, video surveillance

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Diebold secures Central American gold mine

November 4, 2013SSN Staff

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—Diebold, Inc. has installed video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection and perimeter monitoring at one of the world's largest gold mines, the company announced Oct. 31. Diebold is implementing security solutions at the Pueblo Viejo mine, which has 25 million ounces of probable gold reserves, in the Dominican Republic. “Diebold's experience in securing large sites helped us approach the Pueblo Viejo mine project holistically, defining security solutions...

access control, barrick gold corporation, Diebold, goldcorp, Inc., intrusion detection, mike mateo, perimeter monitoring, pueblo viejo mine, video surveillance

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Axis enters access control market

September 24, 2013Martha Entwistle

Updated on Sept. 26 with an interview with Fredrik Nilsson, GM Americas for AXIS Communications.CHICAGO—Network camera provider AXIS Communications is now also a provider of network access control.On Sept. 24, the opening day of the ASIS International show here in Chicago, AXIS Communications announced that it is entering the physical access control market with the introduction of the company's first network door controller. The product, the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller, will be showcased...

access control, Avigilon, Axis Communications, AXIS Communications gets into access controlRedCloud Security, Fredrik Nilsson, intrusion detection, physical security, Ray Mauritsson, SSN

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Physical security market to reach $85 billion by 2018

September 10, 2013Leif Kothe

PUNE, India—Demand among government agencies, large enterprises and tech establishments is expected to push the global physical security market, currently worth about $55 billion, to a value of $85 billion by 2018, according to a new report by the research company MarketsandMarkets.The report, “Physical Security Market by Products and Services Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018),” projects the North American market will grow as a result of greater demand for video...

access control, biometrics, intrusion detection, Marketsandmarkets, physical security, SSN, video surveillance

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Monitoring Matters

Honeywell joins PPVAR

August 27, 2013Leif Kothe

Over the weekend, the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, a public-private partnership comprising stakeholders in property crime, announced the addition of a major manufacturer to its membership ranks. The company? Honeywell Security. After speaking with some in the industry involved with PPVAR, including Keith Jentoft, president of Videofied and RSI Video Technologies, it is increasingly clear to me why this carries major implications for the future of video monitored alarm systems. A...

Donald Young, Honeywell, intrusion detection, Keith Jentoft, PPVAR, Scott Harkins, SSN, video verified

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How I use my system: Talking panels and keypads with Dan Krumme of Cam-Dex

August 14, 2013Leif Kothe

Dan Krumme, branch operations manager at the Cam-Dex Security Corp. office in St. Louis, is a fourth-generation employee at the company, a Security-Net partner. “I grew up in the industry,” he said. “Out of college I worked for a Security-Net partner in Indianapolis to see a different perspective prior to coming back to Cam-Dex.” In March 2013, Krumme returned to Cam-Dex, an integrator specializing in design, assembly, installation and maintenance of integrated security systems....

Cam-Dex, Dan Krumme, home automation, Honeywell, intrusion detection, L5100, physical security, SSN, Total Connect

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Monitor America earns UL listing

July 30, 2013SSN Staff

MOONACHIE, N.J.—Monitor America, a provider of security monitoring services technology, based here, has earned UL certification for meeting all required criteria, according to a company statement. “Becoming UL-listed is a milestone for Monitor America and its goal of being the most advanced central station for alarm services in the nation,” Jay Stuck, spokesman for Monitor America, said in the statement. “Security directors, together with dealers and integrators who are looking...

access control, central station monitoring, intrusion detection, Jay Stuck, Monitor America, SSN, Underwriters Laboratories

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