Security communication

Dahua Academy launches in DACH region to provide localised services to partners and clients

To provide localised services as well as relevant knowledge / skills to partners and clients globally, Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, has established Dahua Academy, which has been functioning well in numerous countries of different continents. Now DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland) is expecting to have its own Dahua Academy, in May 2018.  Dahua Academy Entering German market in 2012, Dahua Technology has since been making various im...

ASSA ABLOY Academy's online learning course and on-site training program connects security professionals post ISC West 2018

ISC West may be over, but ASSA ABLOY is making it a priority to continue connecting security professionals with resources that help them grow their business and become better versed in best practices and new technologies.  ASSA ABLOY Academy ASSA ABLOY Academy launched in March 2018 as a consolidation of the organisation’s robust training programs. The curriculum encourages and enables professional development for those tasked with the critical role of protecting the people and plac...

Airbus to exhibit secure intelligence platforms at Critical Communications World 2018

Airbus has invited journalists to a tour on its stand at Berlin Messe, stands A 70, B 90 and C100, hall 22a, 15 May 2018, 12 o’clock noon May 2018. Under the slogan ‘Intelligence Shared’, Airbus will be showcasing next-generation communication solutions for professional mobile networks at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2018 in Berlin from 15 to 17 May. As a provider of secure intelligence platforms, Airbus will demonstrate how the application ‘Tactilon Agnet&rsq...

School security benefits from advanced communication technology

With the recent tragic events in Florida, it’s evident that schools require more tools to help ensure their students’ safety. With that, school and municipal officials all over the country are looking for more advanced ways to combat gun violence. While there is no perfect solution for the myriad of threats and emergencies with which our schools are confronted, many have looked to technology to help improve communications before, during and after incidents. For schools across the...

Kimberly Kapustein joins Aiphone as meeting event and trade show planner

Kimberly Kapustein has joined Aiphone, the international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, as the company’s meeting event and trade show planner. She will be responsible for strategic event planning including the management and coordination of all trade shows and meetings. She will also handle promotional products for Aiphone events. Kapustein comes to Aiphone from SanMar, a supplier of imprintable apparel and accessories, where she was responsible for planning company...

ISC West 2018 concludes as largest converged global security event to-date

ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced its biggest and most successful year to-date. On the heels of ISC West being named to Trade Show Executive’s Next 50 List for Attendance Growth in 2017, this year included a larger show floor with more exhibits than ever before (an additional 4K square feet from last year), growth in featured areas (Unmanned Security & Safety Expo sponsored by Knightscope, Conne...

Round Table Discussions

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

When does it make sense to share video from a private system?

More cameras today are providing more video than ever, but how much of the video is available when and how it is needed? The question often comes up when law enforcement entities are seeking to access video from private systems to help solve a crime. There are many more private video systems than public systems, but is the video available when needed? And what about privacy: In what situations is it acceptable to share private video for the public good? We took these questions to this week&rsquo...

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

Sometimes customers expect more out of a security system. A brand new security system just doesn’t perform as the customer expected it would. In fact, one might argue that the many variables in today’s complex systems make it more likely than ever that some element of a system might not measure up to a customer’s expectations. What happens then? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What happens if a customer’s expectations of system performance are greater...