Protecting Prized Possessions
- Making the Cut. Turek, Joe // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2005, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p36
Discusses the importance of biometric devices in security firms, government agencies and other companies in the U.S. Need of access control to protect sensitive areas or data; Invention of new anti-terrorist measures including the recording of biometric information at ports to a country;...
- Is Biometrics for Everyone? Zalud, Bill // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2005, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p66
Focuses on the use of biometric technology to modify the security level of companies in the U.S. Specifications of biometric technology; Advantages of the use of the technology; Efficacy of biometric technology in increasing the level of security.
- Security Is an Art at Museum. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Jan2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p26
The article reports on scientific and artistic nature of installing security system. Although security systems use devices that employ scientific principles, installing them seamlessly can be an art. That is what was required when the Dallas Museum of Art decided to upgrade its security to the...
- securex 2003 show guide. // International Fire & Security Product News;Oct2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p15
Presents information on Securex 2003, a trade show of the security systems sector in Great Britain. Exhibitors; Products that will be exhibited; Highlights of the event.
- It's Value Engineering. Spano, Rick // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2005, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p38
Looks into the integration of new security systems in companies. Factors to consider when designing an integrated system; Identification of management tools that most access and fire control systems offer as standard features; Benefits of acquiring an interfaced system.
- Audio Verifies Alarm Activations During Storm. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Nov2004, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p15
Discusses the prevalence of alarm systems' audio capabilities in determining the validity of the alarms of customers during heavy storms according to Sonitrol dealers, Sonitrol of Miami and Sonitrol of Orlando Inc. Instances that test the effectiveness of the audio capabilities of the alarm systems.
- What's Wrong with This? // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Jul2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p41
The article focuses on the faulty installation of a wireless security system for a residential account consisting of 14 door/window transmitters, four motion transmitters, five smoke detector transmitters and five carbon monoxide detectors. The installation is shown in a diagram. The problem...
- INTEGRATION: THE END-USERS' PERSPECTIVE. Gager, Russ // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Jul2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p66
The article focuses on the integration of the security systems of end users by limiting the products they use to one set system that they replicate whenever possible. Security systems should be standardized. Manufacturers should develop open architecture and plug-and-lay systems that would give...
- County Security Systems Are Linked Through Operations Center Remodeling. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p115
The article highlights the development of a complete security system overhaul for Hennepin County, Minnesota by VTI Security Integrators (VTI). Founded in 1980, VTI had built a 20-year relationship working with Hennepin County. The partnership began with basic and standalone systems located at...