Incident Management

Exabeam Data Lake facilitates access to critical logs for accurate threat detection and response

Exabeam, a developer of security intelligence solutions, has announced Exabeam Data Lake, a security data lake that enables organisations to easily store and access critical log data in the enterprise. With the growing abundance of data in the enterprise that comes from network devices, endpoint computers, servers and security products, security analysts need an easy way to store and extract insights from that data. Security data lakes enable analysts to access logs from relevant systems to det...

Bold Gemini supports Davantis to facilitate accurate video content analysis

CCTV systems increasingly rely on video content analysis to create alerts and minimise false alarms. However, they can also provide the operator with more useful data than a simple intruder alarm activation by identifying and presenting specific behaviour. One of the products in the sector, Davantis, supplied by UK company Bi3, is designed to detect people and vehicles, according to a set of pre-configured rules, while ignoring unwanted scene activity. Once the system identifies a reportable ev...

Arteco's newly revamped mobile app available for download on Apple App Store and Google Play

Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, announced the availability of its redesigned and intuitive Arteco mobile application. The mobile app, which is designed to increase mobility and enhance the user experience, is available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Designed for iOS and Android devices, the Arteco app delivers instant access to key functions of the Arteco Video Event Management Software (VEMS) platform and enables users to...

NFPA processes provisional public safety standard to prevent active shooter events

A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April 2018. As part of the standards process, NFPA 3000 will be open for input until February 23rd, 2018. This marks only the second time in NFPA’s 121-year history that p...

Allied Universal highlights security opportunities for senior Americans at Capitol Hill briefing

Allied Universal, a facility services company and a security force provider in North America, has announced that Catherine King, Senior Vice President, Recruiting and Staffing, is a featured speaker at a Capitol Hill briefing on employment needs of unemployed older Americans on Friday, January 19 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC-203-02. The briefing will provide an introduction to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Senior Community Service Employment Prog...

The benefits and limitations of 60 frames-per-second

Cameras capable of recording video at 60 frames per second (fps) are becoming widely available in the security industry. It’s important to understand what 60-fps brings to the table for the security industry and how to leverage the technology for particular scenarios. Capturing video at 60-fps represents a unique application. System integrators typically use much lower frame rates, ranging from 7- to up to 30-fps. The potential for an incident might only represent 1%, or less, of the tim...

Round Table Discussions

Has convergence happened yet in the physical security market?

As security industry buzzwords go, “convergence” is perhaps the best known and most pervasive. We have been hearing about convergence in our market for almost 20 years. We have heard it’s happening soon. We have heard it’s inevitable. And yet, for all the talk of convergence, it has sometimes seemed there has been more talk than action. We wanted to check in with our Expert Panel Roundtable and get their latest takes on this most enduring of industry buzzwords. We asked t...

How are smartphones impacting the physical security market?

Rapid changes in technology span both the consumer and the physical security markets. In the consumer market, technology innovation is nowhere more apparent than in the palms of our hands, where we all hold the latest smartphones and mobile devices. Simply put, the unprecedented power and capabilities of today’s smart phones have changed our lives. No wonder they are also having an impact on our business of physical security systems. Although a consumer product, smartphones increasingly pl...

What will be the biggest security headlines in 2017?

The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what the security industry has accomplished and to look ahead. We invited our Expert Panel Roundtable to weigh in on what they expect looking forward to the new year. Most industry-watchers are familiar with the major trends, but how will those trends play out in 2017? Specifically, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What will be the biggest headlines for the security marketplace in 2017?