U.K.-based SlashPRO Clothing is introducing its Slash Resistant Clothing, designed to protect frontline professionals working in hostile environments, including prison and correctional facility officers, homeland security professionals, police officers and those in the private security sector.
PPSS Group has confirmed its new NIJ Std 0101.06 Level IIIA bullet-resistant vests also offer protection from full contact shots.
Arteco's Event Analytics is an intelligence-based platform that improves, simplifies and enhances event management by applying an additional layer of intelligent monitoring to video surveillance and business intelligence applications.
Your antivirus protection will be obsolete before you have finished reading this article.
The 2015 Pan Am Games were the first major event handled by the City of Toronto's new crisis incident management system. For Toronto, the adoption of the system marks a transition from pen and paper processes to manage incidents to a web-based system. The city plans to use the system for daily use beyond events and incidents.
Winsted Corporation announces the availability of the company’s new Impulse Dual Sit/Stand consoles.
INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, a Canadian-based company specializing in the production of armored vehicles for private, commercial and military purposes, has introduced the INKAS Sentry APC, a tactical attack and defense vehicle designed to serve in extreme climate conditions. The new vehicle joins the extensive INKAS lineup of innovative APCs alongside its 16-passsenger flagship – the INKAS Huron APC.
Winsted Corporation, supplier of control room console solutions, has announced the availability of the company’s new Dyna-Linq Modular Electrical System.
ISCON Imaging, Inc., a manufacturer of infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, has unveiled its new FocusScan handheld imager for targeted personnel scanning. FocusScan is the first-ever IR-based handheld imaging technology purpose-built for use in loss prevention, security enhancement and asset protection.
Phoenix Data Security has launched Swimlane, a new security operations management platform and company focused on empowering enterprises and government agencies with data-driven automation and orchestration for incident response and improved security operations.
Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products is helping businesses realize the improved picture quality of 960H high resolution with its new EAV16-480 embedded digital video recorder (DVR).
Larson Electronics introduces a new twenty three inch wireless LED tow light. The HDTL-WLED-M wireless battery powered LED tow light from Larson Electronics is powered by a rechargeable battery and has stop, tail, turn and hazard strobe light capabilities.
I’ve worked in the technology industry for over 20 years, and in that time, I’ve lent my expertise in strategizing and implementing business-focused IT to everyone from small businesses to global corporations. As my company is a purveyor of comprehensive private and public cloud environments, we’re primarily concerned with giving organizations every IT component they need to power their business in a cohesive and streamlined way. This not only includes elements like virtual servers, desktops, email, and Microsoft Office, it also entails ensuring that cybersecurity measures are built into the fabric of the IT infrastructure.
When I look back at the most significant changes in the security industry over the past several decades, two trends stand out: the rise in public and corporate awareness of security as a retail service to be consumed, and the growing sophistication of some institutional consumers of security services.
One of the tasks we must master as we enter into an Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) program is the idea that we will now “manage” risks.
A direct relationship exists between how quickly a business can identify and contain a security incident and the financial consequences. On average, the time to identify and the time to contain a threat are 229 and 82 days, respectively — alarmingly lengthy spans of time.
When I first saw James Hoggan’s book, “I’m Right and You’re an Idiot,” I sadly thought, Well, there goes my autobiography title.
We learn from our mistakes. In our personal lives, we have made (and will make) mistakes. But we can learn and grow from these life lessons, take this newfound knowledge, and use it to our advantage.
Canadian Security is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. We asked several security professionals to submit their thoughts on the industry and reflect on 40 years of change. In each issue of Canadian Security magazine, we will feature a new columnist. Second is Roger Miller, president of Northeastern Protection Service.
Bruce Tulgan’s new volume is the revised, updated version of his similarly titled “Not Everyone Gets A Trophy – How to Manage Generation Y” I reviewed almost nine years ago.
During 2017, I watched as our profession and ASIS International began down the Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) path. We declared ESRM as one of our cornerstone objectives, touted its return at our Annual Seminar and Exhibits with sessions and workshops, and structured an ASIS Board Initiative to begin inserting ESRM into the DNA of our society.
With 2017 now behind us, many CIOs are looking ahead. They’re grappling with big questions but the No. 1 priority should be cybersecurity.
Canadian Security is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. We asked several security professionals to submit their thoughts on the industry and reflect on 40 years of change. In each issue of Canadian Security magazine, we will feature a new columnist. First is Jason Caissie, vice-president of operations for The Profile Group and a past chair of the ASIS Toronto chapter.
Over the past 10 months, we’ve had a chance to explore the concepts of Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) in this column, and at the annual ASIS Seminar held in Dallas this year. It’s been an interesting journey, and we’ve learned so much, but we’ve also seen how far we have to go.
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