SourceSecurity.com US Edition
Home  |  Settings  |  Marketing Options  |  eNewsletters  |  About Us  |  FAQs    Join SourceSecurity.com on LinkedIn
REGISTERTerms
In focus
Biography
Larry Anderson
Specialist areas

Larry Anderson

Editor, SourceSecurity.com

An experienced journalist and long-time presence in the US security industry, Larry is SourceSecurity.com's eyes and ears in the fast-changing security marketplace, attending industry and corporate events, interviewing security leaders and contributing original editorial content to the site. He leads SourceSecurity.com US Edition's team of dedicated editorial and content professionals, guiding the "editorial roadmap" to ensure the site provides the most relevant content for security professionals. Larry also commissions Expert Commentary / Thought Leadership features, providing a platform for the industry's top executives to comment on the dynamic security marketplace.

From 1996 to 2008, Larry was editor of "Access Control & Security Systems" magazine and its affiliated website. He has written numerous articles for and about some of the largest companies in the security industry. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Georgia State University with a minor in marketing.

Round Table contributions by Larry Anderson

Are mergers and acquisitions good or bad for the security industry?
Are mergers and acquisitions good or bad for the security industry?

Comment: There are many examples when a merger or acquisition has clearly had a negative impact on the company being acquired. Successful entrepreneurial...

How can IP networked systems adapt to lost connectivity?
How can IP networked systems adapt to lost connectivity?

Comment: Assuming localised power, networked video and security edge devices continue to operate in the case of a network outage. Cameras continue to...

What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?
What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?

Comment: Depending on the customer and the system provider, any number of things could happen, none of them pleasant. If a system doesn't deliver on the...

What security applications are best suited to smartphone apps?
What security applications are best suited to smartphone apps?

Comment: Almost any security application is suited to a smartphone app – and many (if not most) of them are moving in that direction. Increasingly,...

Articles by Larry Anderson

ASIS 2017 invites international visitors to join global network of security professionalsASIS 2017 invites international visitors to join global network of security professionals
An expanding outreach and programming targeted especially to international visitors are among the ways ASIS International is seeking to attract more global attendance than ever to its 63 rd...
IFSEC 2017 Day 1: Trade show highlights changing security needs in EuropeIFSEC 2017 Day 1: Trade show highlights changing security needs in Europe
Has there ever been a better time for a security trade show in Europe? Shifting threats such as terrorism and a volatile political climate serve as reminders every day of the importance of...
IFSEC 2017 Day 2: Exhibitors shift focus from products to solutionsIFSEC 2017 Day 2: Exhibitors shift focus from products to solutions
Exhibitors at this year ’ s IFSEC are thinking outside the box in terms of how they communicate their value proposition and how they interface with customers. In the process,...
Not an afterthought: The significance of security control room aestheticsNot an afterthought: The significance of security control room aesthetics
Security control rooms should be functional and durable, and their aesthetics should incorporate matching colours that are conducive to a 24/7 operating environment—not too much contrast...
Technology evolution leads to changes in security control room furnitureTechnology evolution leads to changes in security control room furniture
Technology is changing the look and function of today’s security control rooms. Old-school CRT (cathode-ray tube) monitors are giving way to the thinner, flat screen monitors in the control...

Show all

Related articles
SourceSecurity.com’s top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions in 2015SourceSecurity.com’s top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions in 2015
SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel had a lot to say in 2015 on a variety of topics in our Roundtable discussions. Not surprisingly, the discussion...
Huge China Public Security Expo (CPSE) reflects China’s growing security marketHuge China Public Security Expo (CPSE) reflects China’s growing security market
There's nothing like a visit to the China Public Security Expo (CPSE) in Shenzhen to open your eyes to a new world of security market manufacturers and customers in the Asia-Pacific market. The...
Video storage system cost considerationsVideo storage system cost considerations
Strategic management of costs is important when considering video storage systems Costs are at issue when considering any component of a video system. Strategic...
Rethinking physical access control to operate in an IT-centric environmentRethinking physical access control to operate in an IT-centric environment
Physical access control system architecture should be built to use the changing IT infrastructures of today’s organizations to their fullest It’s time...
What's next for Vicon? We asked the new CEOWhat's next for Vicon? We asked the new CEO
The merger of Vicon and IQinVision has been one of the more interesting business developments in the security and video surveillance markets in 2014. Wondering how the merger is working out, I...

Show all


See privacy and cookie policy
SourceSecurity.com
Browsing from the Americas? Looking for SourceSecurity.com US Edition?
View this content on SourceSecurity.com US Edition, our dedicated portal for our Americas audience.
Do not show me this again
International EditionUS Edition