Comments Sought on Draft Guide to Enhance Cybersecurity Framework September 15, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Commerce Department(link is external)’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released today the draft Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder, a self-assessment tool to help organizations better understand the effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management […]

NIST Releases Baldrige-Based Tool for Cybersecurity Excellence




Reuters published an article on Monday, July 25, 2015, by Lisa Rapaport, entitled: Two-thirds of Americans OK if doctors ask about guns.  When I first read the headline I seriously thought this must be a joke of some kind.  I couldn’t resist finding out what the gag was, so I […]

Should Doctors Ask About Guns? Well There’s an Odd Question


  Security is essential in any line of work but in certain industries it’s more desirable for your security to come equipped with the skills and knowledge of a concierge. There’s a wide range of businesses that require staff responsible for physical safety, whether it’s on a daily basis in […]

More Than a Friendly Face: The Benefits of Hiring Concierge ...


As the cliche goes, it is smart and heroic if it works, but foolish and dangerous if it fails.  Kara Pendleton writes in the Independent Journal of two unarmed hospital security guards that successfully stopped an armed man from committing further harm after he killed a patient and a hospital […]

Heroic Unarmed Guards Stop Armed Assailant





Dale McElhattan, retired agent with the U.S. Diplomatic Security Services, is optimistic about Brazil’s ability to provide adequate security during the upcoming Olympic Games, but says “the Brazilians have a tough go” in front of them. In this video interview with CCTV America, Dale explains that the police are not […]

Protecting the Rio Olympics



By Kevin Wine, Vice President Marketing – Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions, Verint Systems In today’s data-driven business environment, global organizations look for ways to help transform raw data into valuable insight that propels more informed, efficient and intelligent decision-making across the enterprise. Through big data analysis, stakeholders can make sense […]

Data and Collaboration to Support Enterprise Risk Intelligence


by: Scott Lindley, President, Farpointe Data More and more, companies that formally used only keys are now asking about keyless or electronic access control (EAC). Whether called badges, tokens or cards, they limit access to a facility to only those who possess one of these credentials. Countless companies take this […]

A Primer on Contactless Cards and Readers for Electronic ...


Surveillance Optimized Storage – is it just another way for Marketers to dip into your pocket or is it something you truly need to understand? Brilliance Security Magazine recently interviewed Jon Piazza, Corporate Communications, and Aubrey Muhlach, Surveillance Segment Marketing Manager, for Seagate in an effort to understand the latest […]

Surveillance Optimized Storage



 Make Vendors Prove Their Figures are Real Throughout the year, there are a plethora of trade shows in which security vendors can present their newest marvels to potential customers. Not to be outdone are the barriers manufacturers. Their products will range from a large metal planter to be placed in […]

Vehicle Access Barriers Are Too Critical Not to be ...


In October of 2015 Schneider Electric announced the appointment of Sharad Shekhar as the new Chief Executive Officer for Pelco.  New to the security industry, Mr. Shekhar came to Pelco from Cummins, where he managed a $1.7B business unit. Brilliance Security Magazine sat down with Mr. Shekhar to see what […]

Back to Blue


In a quest for information that will enlighten you, our reader, on the subject of big data – more specifically how big data is being used in the security industry – Brilliance Security Magazine recently interviewed Kevin Wine, Vice President Marketing at Verint Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions.  Kevin, with […]

Verint Owns Actionable Intelligence – Literally