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23
APR
2013

Device calls EMS by itself – dials 911

Always looking on the look-out for new technology in the security industry, I’ve recently come across the splitsecnd. Similar to how helmets could notify coaches of their players’ well-being, the GPS-enabled keyfob is smart enough to alert paramedics in the case of a...
12
MAR
2013

Is my luggage there yet?

      Travelling on an airplane can be stressful, from making sure you arrive at the airport in time, to passing security, and not to mention the trip itself and getting stuck in a metal cabin flying in the air. Add losing your luggage, and the stress level his the roof...
06
MAR
2013

Security Dog to the Rescue

Human uniformed guards aren’t the only ones who are keeping an eye on our well-being. Highly trained canines have been known to be around border crossings to sniff out drugs and explosives. Taking their “dog-sense” to a different environment, hospitals are now...
23
AUG
2012

Robot to be Future Security Guard?

Robots, or all other artificial intelligence devices have always been a subject to be pursued. Take for example the movie, I, Robot, where robots are used as servants. This new technology, designed by Japanese artist Kogoro Kurata, is no different. The 13-foot-tall Kuratas robot...
07
AUG
2012

New Guard Tour Technology

  Technology nowadays has gotten a lot more sophisticated. Our company has been using scanners during patrols. This has allowed us to cut down on paper reports, and it is much easier for guards to do their rounds. After ensuring an area is secure, the guards scan a barcode...
16
JUL
2012

Female persona shelters recruits

There has been great unrest in the regions of Somalia, particularly with the rise of Al Qaeda suicide bombers and groups like al Shabab. Females did not play a very important role in these groups: they are mainly brought in as brides for the Shabab fighters. However, many young...
05
JUL
2012

Bulletproof vest not only protects but cools

Bulletproof vests are mainly made out of kevlar, a material that provides protective properties. Unfortunately, a lack of breathability and profuse sweating tags along with impenetrability and safety. This is especially common in warm weather, which leads to discomfort. Empa has...
03
JUL
2012

Special security pants the new fashion trend?

Scared of pickpockets? No need to fret anymore.  New York-based Clothing Arts have designed pants to keep all your items safe, including passports, wallet, keys and even an attachable pocket to keep the wearer’s water bottle. The Pick-Pocket Proof Pants AKA P^Cubed Travel...
23
JUN
2012

Audits to the Rescue

Audits are a must in an organization’s security program. They help management find flaws, concerns, and weaknesses through the implementation of audits but also efficiently improve the current program while identifying best practices. A simplified version of Six...
18
JUN
2012

New Wallpaper Secures Web Surfing

An increase in mobile devices and laptops has led to WiFi service being available everywhere, be it at cafés, libraries, malls and other public places. The ability to connect so easily to any WiFi network creates concern for hacking and stealing of private information. Sure...