by: Steve Bowcut



Top of mind for security professionals, given today’s increasingly hostile threatscape, is the mass casualty incident.  Everything from what we can do to reverse this cultural trend toward violence to how we should react in the event of such an incident must be considered.  In times of crisis, seasoned security […]

Tools for Averting a Mass Casualty Threat





Pushing AI to the Edge Horizon Robotics claims to be a leading technology powerhouse of embedded Artificial Intelligence.  The company provides integrated and open embedded Artificial Intelligence solutions of high performance, low power, and low cost.  Their website states “We equip smart cameras and cars with “brains”, turning them into intelligent […]

Artificial Intelligence Embedded in a Camera


Many would argue that the most important part of any electronic physical security system is the network on which the system resides. The switches, adapters, converters, and other network devices, not to mention the network installation and configuration techniques, will have a significant impact on the performance and usability of […]

The Importance of Networks in Electronic Security System Design



“It’s all about data for Pelco now,” said Stuart Rawling, Director of Segment Marketing at Pelco by Schneider Electric, when he sat down with Brilliance Security Magazine’s Steve Bowcut to discuss Pelco’s new data-centric paradigm.  Stuart cited the “visionary” leadership of their new CEO, Jean-Marc Theolier, as the driving force behind this bold […]

Pelco’s Data-Centric Paradigm – a closer look



Apache Struts is a free, open-source, MVC framework for creating elegant, modern Java web applications. It favors convention over configuration, is extensible using a plugin architecture, and ships with plugins to support REST, AJAX and JSON. Unfortunately, unpatched Apache Struts was the point of entry for hackers who stole 145 […]

Apache Struts and Equifax – What the Experts Have To ...




Video data requires stringent logical and physical protection to ensure compliance and reduce unauthorized breaches “Security leaders are challenged with capturing high levels of video data and ensuring that data is protected, secure and available when needed,” said David Siles, vice president of business development, HyTrust, a leading cloud workload security […]

Video Data Security – Providing High Levels of Data Protection


The Use of Robotics is Set to Change the Private Security Guard Industry The cost of hiring a security guard to watch your assets and report criminal activity or safety incidents is estimated to be from $12 to $20 per hour.  So, what would happen to the security guard industry […]

Why Your Next Security Guard May Be a Robot Named ...