February 20, 2008 – Volume 4 Issue 4
An IP network under fire
Security managers are starting to ask about the possibility of getting attacked or hacked when running IP video surveillance or access control over the corporate network. But integrators don’t always know the answer to that question – or how they can mitigate those risks.
Falcon Security strikes partnership with Alarm Systems and T.A.S Communications
The merger expands on the territories of both companies, according to Falcon's owner. The estimated 3,000 clients Falcon currently has will now have access to Alarm Systems 75 employees in addition to Falcon's 23 staff members.
From your perspective, what impact has the strong Canadian dollar had on the security industry?
|On deck: Coming up in the March of SP&T News
Technology Focus: Network Threats
As more companies move video to the network the concern about that information being hacked increases. What are the current threats end-users are facing and what do installers need to know when talking to clients about the nature of network-based threats?
Special Report: Privacy matters in public surveillance
City after city is introducing or expanding video surveillance in public places across Canada creating a polarization of attitudes between tough-on-crime measures and concern about loss of privacy.
As a result, security managers in the public sector have to walk a razor-thin line between the two in surveillance system design and operation; and the private sector should watch this space to discern trends that may influence the evolution of privacy guidelines in commercial areas.
Installation Focus: Card readers
New column: Fast Forward, the marketing of security by JF Champagne
Product focus: Wireless cameras
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