Security Digest 2018

Senstar’s perspective on security trends
December 18, 2018 The global security landscape is changing and security companies are working hard to keep up with new[...]
Using Thin Client with third-party VMS
December 11, 2018 Did you know that the Senstar Thin Client can stream live video from ONVIF and RTSP compliant[...]
Limiting light pollution from physical security applications
As any security professional knows, outdoor lighting is an easy and effective first step to deterring theft and vandalism. However,[...]
Senstar resources for helping to protect electrical utility sites
November 27, 2018 Energy sites are constantly at risk of vandalism and theft. There is also the added concern of[...]
Take the Senstar VMS Challenge
November 20, 2018    
Adding viewing stations to the Symphony VMS 
Did you know that the Symphony VMS doesn't require individual licenses for each viewing station or display client? You can add as many[...]
Keep staff safe in high threat environments
The Flare Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) keeps staff and visitors safe by instantly identifying and locating personal duress alarms at[...]
The IoT Zombie Survival Guide
This Halloween, the risk of being spooked and possibly thrilled by hordes of zombies appearing in your neighborhoods and TV[...]
Display video from ONVIF-compliant network cameras without a PC
October 16, 2018 Did you know Senstar’s Thin Client can display video directly from any ONVIF or RTSP-compliant source, including network[...]
Face Recognition analytic helping Cosmo Music identify the bad guys
Cosmo Music in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada is the world’s largest interactive musical instrument store. The store recently replaced its[...]
Get to know Senstar’s Thin Client
The below graphic highlights the key features of Senstar’s Thin Client PC alternative for video management.  The following video shows[...]
Protecting unmanned, remote sites 
Unmanned, remote sites, especially those containing critical infrastructure assets, are easy targets for intruders. Regardless of the intruder’s motivation –[...]
Patented technology puts Senstar at the forefront of pipeline leak detection
September 25, 2018 Senstar’s recently announced FiberPatrol FP7000 pipeline integrity monitoring system for leak detection and third-party interference (TPI) for[...]
Senstar Symphony VMS – What customers are saying
September 18, 2018 Senstar Symphony is an all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, perimeter intrusion detection system integration, and[...]
Features that set Senstar Symphony apart
September 11, 2018 Senstar Symphony 7.1, the newest version of Senstar's all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, perimeter intrusion[...]
Senstar Care: Minimize downtime, reduce expenses and ensure optimal performance
September 4, 2018 Senstar customers already enjoy the advantages that come with any new equipment purchase, including a three-year limited[...]
Senstar support helps protect your security system investment
August 28, 2018 At Senstar, we care about our customers. As experts in the field of outdoor perimeter security and[...]
NERC CIP-014 compliance: Solutions for physical security
August 21, 2018 The purpose of the NERC* CIP-014 reliability standard is to protect electrical facilities from physical attacks that could[...]
They’re doing WHAT? Senstar perimeter security and VMS products are being used in many unique situations 
August 14, 2018As a global leader in perimeter intrusion detection systems and video management software and analytics, Senstar products protect thousands of sites worldwide.   While typical installations include correctional facilities, industrial[...]
Senstar Face Recognition – Every face tells a story  
August 7, 2018 Senstar Face Recognition video analytic is ideal for securing facilities that require an additional layer of protection for access control[...]
Senstar’s perimeter intrusion detection products are helping to secure marijuana production facilities across Canada  
July 31, 2018  The sale and possession of marijuana for recreational consumption will officially become legal in Canada in October 2018, joining marijuana for medical purposes, which became legal[...]
30 years and still going strong – Senstar’s buried intrusion detection system has been protecting Phoenix House since 1989
July 24, 2018 Remember what was happening in 1989?  George H.W. Bush was president of the United States, New Kids on the[...]
Equipping IP cameras with superpowers – Senstar developer wins ONVIF Open Source Spotlight Challenge 
July 17, 2018 Senstar Senior Software Developer, Liqiao Ying, has won the first ever ONVIF Open Source Spotlight Challenge. ONVIF is an open industry forum that provides[...]
How well does the Senstar LM100 illuminate a fence line?
July 10, 2018 How well does the Senstar LM100 perimeter intrusion detection and intelligent lighting system illuminate a fence line?[...]
Senstar Symphony VMS – safeguarding children, youth, and educators 
The Senstar Symphony video management system (VMS) is helping educational institutions across the globe safeguard students and staff. Below are three examples of how Symphony[...]
FiberPatrol® fence-mounted intrusion detection system keeps getting better!
June 25, 2018 Continuous product improvement is a guiding principle at Senstar. For over 35 years, Senstar has incorporated new[...]
Senstar’s broad product portfolio offers security solutions for distinct site requirements 
June 19, 2018 When it comes to security for large sites, there are many factors that go into designing the[...]
Senstar Thin Client: No-hassle live video display appliance
Meet Joe. Meet Dave. Meet Thin Client. Joe works security. Joe needs to see live video from the building’s cameras.[...]
Security lighting: A picture is worth a thousand words
A picture of the Senstar LM100 hybrid perimeter intrusion detection and intelligent lighting system is worth a thousand words: A[...]
All about SITE – the world’s largest privately held outdoor test facility
May 29, 2018 Senstar is proud to have the world's largest privately held outdoor perimeter intrusion detection system (PIDS) test[...]
Physical Security and the Internet of Things
Download our free ebook, Physical Security and the Internet of Things: A Cyber security Guide, to learn:  where the gaps are[...]
Is your VMS ready for GDPR?
  May 15, 2018 On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable. The[...]
Using analytics with your VMS can save you money (infographic)
The costs of implementing and running a modern video management system (VMS) include more than just the surveillance cameras and[...]
6 steps to affordable perimeter security
Detect intruders before they get inside May 1, 2018 By itself, an expensive security fence is only a minor deterrent for determined intruders –[...]
Nuisance Alarm Rate, Smuisance Alarm Rate.
Not even "windpocalypse" can rattle Senstar security products April 4-5, Ottawa, Canada. It was a dark and stormy night. For[...]
Wrong way detection video analytics for airport security
April 17, 2018 Preventing unauthorized passenger movement between secured/unsecured areas is a fundamental part of airport security. Unlike entry points,[...]
5 factors to consider when selecting a VMS 
With so many options available, selecting a video management software (VMS) platform that is right for your business’ security needs[...]
Multiple Senstar systems installed to protect major US airport 
Multi-layer intrusion detection solution creates one of Senstar’s largest ever single-facility projects April 3, 2018 Senstar delivered an effective perimeter[...]
The rise of video analytics 
Mainstream adoption FINALLY happening   March 26, 2018 Video analytics have been on the market for over a decade with mass adoption just[...]
Prevent North America from going dark
By Stewart Dewar, Product Manager March 20, 2018 There are over 70,000 electrical substations in the United States. A simultaneous[...]
Senstar Symphony™ VMS protecting drivers, spectators, and the track at the Shanghai International Circuit
March 13, 2018 Home of the annual Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix, the Shanghai International Circuit welcomes over 150,000 spectators for each of its motorsport events.  In 2015, the Circuit went[...]
Using face recognition as part of a two-factor authentication mechanism in access control systems 
The benefits of two-factor authentication are well-understood in the cyber security world. Requiring two of the three types of authentication[...]
Video analytic alarm zones vs virtual fences: Which is best?
By Parthipan Siva, PhD, Computer Vision Specialist February 27, 2018 Video analytics are powerful and versatile. They enhance live video[...]
Collaboration is key to implementing successful large perimeter security projects
February 20, 2018 As a manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), Senstar works closely with integrators and installers to ensure the planning, bidding, installation and maintenance[...]
3 video analytics airports use to keep passengers safe (infographic) 
February 13, 2018 Every day, airports need to keep millions of visitors from around the world safe. This infographic shows[...]
Increasing camera density per server by using more efficient HD video analytics
By Parthipan Siva, PhD, Computer Vision Scientist February 6, 2018 Video surveillance camera technology is consistently improving, with HD and 4K cameras[...]
Kingsland Data Center chooses the Senstar Symphony™ VMS to protect client data 
January 30, 2018 Built in 2015, the Kingsland Data Center is Singapore's first multi-tier wholesale data center.  With dozens of clients counting on Kingsland to[...]
Top 4 security lighting technologies
By Todd Brisebois, Product Manager January 23, 2018 Last week’s Security Digest explored the top four lighting factors – Color Rendering Index[...]
Top 4 security lighting technologies for perimeter applications
By Todd Brisebois, Product Manager January 16, 2018 When it comes to choosing lighting for outdoor perimeter security applications, there[...]
6 steps to affordable perimeter security and lighting
By Todd Brisebois, Product Manager January 9, 2018 The Senstar LM100 is an affordable, easy-to-install system that enhances a security[...]
Improving physical security while saving money 
By Todd Brisebois, Product Manager January 2, 2018 Is it possible to reduce both capital and operational costs while dramatically[...]
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