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  • Threats in Airport Security
    As airports are vast complexes filled with people, timely identification of threats is crucial to ensuring everyone's safety. A&S examines how various security systems from central management platforms to alarms.
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 7 / 16
  • City Surveillance e-Guarding Lives
    Rapid urbanization occurred during the 20th century, with the percentage of people living in urban areas rising dramatically from 29 percent (732 million) in 1950 to 49 percent (3.2 billion) in 2005; this will rise to 60 percent (4.9 billion) by 2030. While cities provide better job opportunities, e
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 2 / 14
  • Safeguarding Financial Institutions
    In 2006, the financial services vertical in the U.S. purchased US$1.9 billion in electronic security, guard services and physical security equipment such as safes and vaults, according to an ADT-commissioned McKinsey research report. Similar amounts are being spent in Europe and East Asia. A&S talks
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 2 / 13
  • Biometric Technology in the U.K.: Friend or Foe?
    Over the last two years, the U.K.'s Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has introduced a range of new procedures and systems to prevent identity and passport fraud. The International Biometric Foundation, based in London, talks us through biometric ID systems in the U.K.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2007 / 9 / 14
  • Parking Lot Security: Starting from the Fundamentals
    Many of us are frightened by dark and isolated parking lots. Indeed, poor design in parking facilities makes them attractive places for crimes. Through the use of a few fundamental strategies, safer parking lots can be maintained.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2007 / 8 / 16