Security Technology Convergence Insights

Security Technology Convergence Insights

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Security technology convergence, which refers to the incorporation of computing, networking, and communications technologies into electronic physical security systems, was first introduced in the 1970s with the advent of computer-based access control and alarm systems. As the pace of information technology (IT) advances continued to accelerate, the physical security industry continued to lag behind IT advances by at least two to three years. Security Technology Convergence Insights explores this sometimes problematic convergence of physical security technology and information technology and its impact on security departments, IT departments, vendors, and management. Includes material culled directly from author's column in Security Technology Executive Easy-to-read question and answer format Includes real-world examples to enhance key lessons learnedVendor-specific protocols also exist, usually for use with vendor-provided UPS management software. ... outage can be activated and any errors can be identified and corrected, allowing quick manual intervention in the event of a significant shutdown error. ... A popular product line is the APC SMARTUPS 1500 series, which supports a single USB data connection as a standard but also has a networkanbsp;...

Title:Security Technology Convergence Insights
Author:Ray Bernard
Publisher:Elsevier - 2015-04-02


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