Why Transportation Security is Necessary

Owing to the increased threat of terrorist attacks and criminal activity on public transport, the industry has called for greater levels of security in its daily operations. For a variety of services from general transport to airlines and cash carrying vehicles, there is a certain risk of danger. Improving the breadth and scope of security in today’s world can provide peace of mind on public protection and improved national and international security. What is Transport Security? Transportation security typically involves airlines, banks, cash transportation vehicles …

How Video Surveillance has Changed North American Culture

Video surveillance and security operations have become increasingly prevalent in North America. However, these practices and technologies have influenced American culture. There continues to be heated debate surrounding the complex issues of privacy and surveillance. We take a look at the ways the latest surveillance technology has been incorporated into society and the general public’s response to the visible and discreet security technologies. The transformation in technology The fast pace of life in North America has led to greater reliance on media and technology to …

Body camera technology is disrupting American law enforcement

Heightened cases of police misconduct in the U.S. have led more members of the public to consider the use of body cameras as a means of protection against police brutality. Body cameras disrupt law enforcement by making the officers more aware of their actions when engaging with civilians. One argument is that such technology can serve to decrease the numerous complaints against officials for proof of conduct recorded on film. Devices worn by police officers serve the purpose of reducing the use of force initiated …

The analog to digital migration has deeply affected the security industry

The shift from analog to digital solutions, including cloud storage, has arrived, but not without criticism and oftentimes apprehension. For many businesses such as casinos, analog has provided a trusted, reliable means of recording information for security and surveillance purposes. The introduction of modern technology has paved the way for more efficient, accurate and cost effective means of recording and retrieving secure data. Let’s examine how the security industry has been affected by this profound technological transition. What is Digital and Cloud Storage? Analog systems …

Cannabis: The Next Security Frontier

The California cannabis market is already big business, and expected to top $5B in 2019. The emerging cannabis industry has strict compliance regulations; an end-to-end security system is mandatory. DirectView has been selected to install all security equipment, infrastructure and maintain ongoing security services for Level 5 Custom Processing, Inc, a CBD processing center in California. With a two-storey facility, security is paramount as daily operations grow. We understand the cannabis market; IP surveillance cameras are an effective tool to meet strict regulatory guidelines and …