Security Options

To Protect Your Campus Perimeter

Perimeters of buildings and grounds can vary significantly, from suburban areas with open space surrounded only by trees and landscaping to schools with fences or to urban environments bordered by sidewalks, roadways and parking lots. Technology for protecting these facilities varies as widely as the perimeters themselves, but the key to detecting and stopping intruders before they gain entry is an integrated security solution.

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The Use Of Fiber Optics

In Security And Surveillance Systems

With a transition from analog to digital video continuing, there remains a crucial requirement for reliable transmission of the video signal during today's period of coexistence. With many legacy installations it has been coaxial cable handling images from a camera to monitoring, recording or both. Coaxial has its limitations, including restricted transmission distance, signal degradation over long cable runs and interference.

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Perimeter Security

The Plan

The first step to determining if your perimeter security plan fulfills your needs is to conduct a risk assessment and take a long, hard look at the mission of your facility and the security measures you already have in place. According to Terry Wood, PE, CPP, director of Engineering and Security Applications for Wackenhut Corp; a risk assessment is a tool for measuring the compliance of a facility with security requirements. The assessment is used to analyze a system or facility to identify vulnerabilities that could potentially result in losses of life, products or technology. The methodology behind the risk assessment is based on the interrelationships of four key factors:

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