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Why We Like the Cloud for Security

June 19th, 2017

Everywhere we look, we hear about companies offering cloud-based technology services.  Quite simply, a cloud-based service (public cloud-based service) is one that doesn’t require a company to have software running on a server on the company’s premise. The cloud has come to the security industry too.  In fact, we have been offering cloud-based services for […]

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Smoke and Mirrors

September 11th, 2014

Check out this article to see what a recent bank robbery suspect did to fool the police: That is pretty bold.  But, when thinking deeper about it, it is pretty bold to rob a bank.  I think this demonstrates what the bad guys are willing to do for money.  Don’t underestimate the crooks. Otherwise, we […]

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Copper Thieves Strike Again in Atlanta Area

May 14th, 2013

The copper thieves are at it again–striking this time at a church in Jonesboro (near Atlanta).  It always amazes me how often churches are the victims of crime but they seem to be easy targets.  In this case, copper wiring and copper pipes were ripped from the walls of this church.  Here is the link […]

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Thieves Make Off with Five Tons of Nutella

April 15th, 2013

It seems that someone has nabbed five and a half tons of Nutella, the wonderful chocolate hazelnut spread that everyone should try in one’s lifetime.  The heist occurred in the German town of Bad Hersfeld after a trailer of the spread was left parked in the center of town.  The value of the Nutella was […]

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Access Control with Video Integration

April 2nd, 2013

One of the features of some access control systems that many users are not aware of is the ability to integrate a video surveillance system with the access control system. Access control systems are used to verify that a card or fob presented at a card reader is a valid card and is authorized for […]

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