High Tech Guarding: Is Security the Steamroller or the Road?

Zalud, Bill
June 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2010, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the growing number of companies that implement various advanced security technologies in the U.S. It recalls the development of several security devices from a two-way radio to the emergence of robots as well as unmanned guided vehicles, hoofing around the company premises. However, chief security officer (CSO) Robert Messemer of Nielsen Co., stresses that despite the presence of eye-popping security devices, security leaders must keep their focus on business goals.


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