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Join IST at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) from September 23rd through September 27th.

The Countdown to GSX Begins

September 21, 2018

Would you like to immerse yourself in one of the most innovative security industry events in the world? Join us at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) from September 23rd through September 27th. Formerly called the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, it’s one of the biggest and most influential security events of the year. GSX brings… Read More »

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Emerging Security Technologies - How to keep staff up-to-date in an ever changing world - IST

Emerging Security Technologies and How to Keep Staff Up-to-Date In An Ever-Changing World

September 11, 2018

Staying on top of new technologies can be a full time commitment—one that’s often easier to relegate to a future time. While in the short run it may be more efficient to push these efforts to a later date, the effects of not being in the know will affect your organization’s long term safety, especially… Read More »

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Make the Most of OSHA's Safe & Sound Week

Make the Most of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

August 16, 2018

Make the Most of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week This week is “Safe + Sound Week,” a nationwide awareness campaign created by OHSA. The comprehensive program, dedicated to keeping U.S. companies, employees and the public safe, is both important and enlightening. Running from Monday through Sunday, this week focuses on raising awareness and understanding of… Read More »

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What Is a Security Systems Integrator and Why Does Your Business Need One?

What Is a Security Systems Integrator and Why Does Your Business Need One?

August 7, 2018

What Is a Security Systems Integrator and Why Does Your Business Need One? Sometimes there’s confusion around what today’s security systems integrator looks like. So, let’s clear it up. A security systems integrator essentially links various subsystems to provide security throughout your organization. These include physical as well as cyber protections, including access control like… Read More »

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6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Video Security System - IST

6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Video Security System

July 26, 2018

6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Video Security System Every year, U.S. retailers lose $50 billion due to theft and employee wrongdoing. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF®), more than nine out of ten retailers have experienced organized retail crimes (ORC) in the past year, with a hefty price tag of about $726,351… Read More »

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Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals - Integrated Security Technologies

Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals

July 13, 2018

Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals Our last post examined the high incidence of workplace violence in the healthcare and educational sectors. Since healthcare professionals work with a large, shifting population prone to a high rate of volatility, and educators often fall prey to students’ acts of violence, both are at a… Read More »

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Should You Be Worried About Workplace Violence?

June 20, 2018

Part of a series for National Safety Month Did you know that almost two million people were victims of workplace violence in the past year? That’s more than one in four workers each year, to the tune of over $121 billion in lost revenue. According to OSHA, homicide, the most drastic, is the third leading… Read More »

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IST's "Security of Security" Event | Integrated Security Technologies

Last Chance to Join IST’s “Security of Security” Event

April 25, 2018

Last Chance to Join IST’s “Security of Security” Event More than ever, there needs to be an organizational mindset that places importance on cybersecurity as much as physical security. Modern security systems are cyber-physical systems, inheriting both the power and pitfalls of the digital world.   With increased interconnectivity, there are more threat opportunities and… Read More »

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IST's "Security of Security" Event | Integrated Security Technologies

IST’s “Security of Security” Event

April 20, 2018

Integrated Security Technologies’ Spring 2018 Education Series Presents our “Security of Security” Event May 1 (Richmond, VA) and May 3 (Herndon, VA) Security has been greatly influenced by the changes in our daily technology capabilities. In many ways, our interconnected world benefits the security industry—making our security systems smarter, more powerful, more cost-effective and easier… Read More »

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Review Your School Security System | Integrated Security Technologies

Review Your School Security System

April 5, 2018

Now’s the Time to Review Your School Security System We’ve reached a grisly tipping point in the fight against school shootings in this country. February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL unleashed a national outcry. Led by the very students that survived this too-often seen tragedy, awakened activists throughout the U.S.… Read More »

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