Government Security http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Coupler lock helps halt trailer theft http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/coupler-lock-helps-halt-trailer-theft <div class="node-body article-body">BOLT's off-vehicle coupler lock secures a trailer when it's not attached to a vehicle. The product helps prevent costly trailer theft.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/coupler-lock-helps-halt-trailer-theft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/coupler-lock-helps-halt-trailer-theft#comments Fleets Fleets Government Security Public Safety Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:35:00 +0000 75811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The off-vehicle coupler lock from BOLT.</p> Keating Report: mid-year 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 4 http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4 <div class="field-deck"> What technology applications are governments adopting? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Governments are embracing the cloud, phone apps for parking and electronic security as we wrap up 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4#comments Government Security Security & Fire Control Technology Technology Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:14:00 +0000 74561 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A screenshot of a GovDelivery report that the company provides through its digital communications platform to public sector agencies. The firm serves over 1,000 public sector organizations globally.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Access control system streamlines building access in Illinois village http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/access-control-system-streamlines-building-access-illinois-village <div class="field-byline"> Michael Keating &amp; Jason Axelrod </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Westmont, Ill., village officials chose the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller for its building security needs. The system allows the village to keep its legacy card readers and keypads, door locks and door position sensors.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/access-control-system-streamlines-building-access-illinois-village" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/access-control-system-streamlines-building-access-illinois-village#comments Facilities Products at Work Homeland Security Security Government Security Security & Fire Control Technology Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:44:00 +0000 72851 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller and AXIS Entry Manager control building access in village facilities in&nbsp;Westmont, Ill.</p> Experts: Governments are starting to put IoT to work in municipal applications http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/experts-governments-are-starting-put-iot-work-municipal-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Where are governments now using Internet of Things (IoT) technology? David Smith at Citrix and Carnegie Mellon's Jason Hong offer their views. They also make some predictions on IoT in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/experts-governments-are-starting-put-iot-work-municipal-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/experts-governments-are-starting-put-iot-work-municipal-applications#comments Smart Cities Homeland Security Government Security Technology Technology Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:24:00 +0000 71891 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Jason Hong</p> Data analytics helps Salt Lake City become more transparent http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-analytics-helps-salt-lake-city-become-more-transparent <div class="field-byline"> Michael Keating and Jason Axelrod </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To get ahead of the deluge of transparency requests and engage with citizens in a more meaningful way, Salt Lake City began using SunGard Public Sector Analytics.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-analytics-helps-salt-lake-city-become-more-transparent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/data-analytics-helps-salt-lake-city-become-more-transparent#comments Products at Work Homeland Security Government Security Technology Technology Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:06:00 +0000 71791 at http://americancityandcounty.com Anti-terrorist barricade halts loaded truck in test (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/security-fire-control/anti-terrorist-barricade-halts-loaded-truck-test-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The HD2055 electromechanically controlled anti-terrorist barricade from Delta Scientific has successfully passed a key crash test.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/security-fire-control/anti-terrorist-barricade-halts-loaded-truck-test-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/security-fire-control/anti-terrorist-barricade-halts-loaded-truck-test-related-video#comments Facilities Homeland Security Government Security Law Enforcement Security & Fire Control Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:55:00 +0000 71671 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Harry Dickinson, president of Delta Scientific, stands in front of the D2055 anti-terrorist barricade that successfully passed an important crash test.</p> Shredders destroy both hard drives and solid-state devices (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/security/shredders-destroy-both-hard-drives-and-solid-state-devices-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Security Engineered Machinery's Combo combination shredders can destroy both rotational platter-based hard drives and solid-state devices.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/security/shredders-destroy-both-hard-drives-and-solid-state-devices-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/security/shredders-destroy-both-hard-drives-and-solid-state-devices-related-video#comments Facilities Homeland Security Office Equipment Security Government Security Security & Fire Control Records Management Technology Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:43:00 +0000 71601 at http://americancityandcounty.com Fence helps block noise levels and looks like granite http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fence-helps-block-noise-levels-and-looks-granite <div class="node-body article-body">SimTek Fence is offering a product that helps block sound and is anti-graffiti. The product carries a 25-year warranty. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fence-helps-block-noise-levels-and-looks-granite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fence-helps-block-noise-levels-and-looks-granite#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Government Security Security & Fire Control Parks & Recreation Public Safety Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:56:00 +0000 70391 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The EcoStone line from&nbsp;SimTek Fence mimics a granite rock look and is highly durable.&nbsp;</p> Connecticut firm offers smart municipal lighting (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/connecticut-firm-offers-smart-municipal-lighting-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">PennSMART's lighting products feature sensors and integrated intelligence discreetly embedded inside the framework of the light pole.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/connecticut-firm-offers-smart-municipal-lighting-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/connecticut-firm-offers-smart-municipal-lighting-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Smart Cities Highways, Streets & Bridges Security Government Security Green Law Enforcement Traffic Safety & Signage Law Enforcement Security & Fire Control Public Works Sustainability Technology Wed, 23 Mar 2016 21:02:00 +0000 70241 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of PennSMART&#39;s next-generation Smart IoT lighting fixtures.</p> Custom guard shelter blends safety with sophistication (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/custom-guard-shelter-blends-safety-sophistication-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">B.I.G. Enterprises designs and produces security shelters, such as the Del Rey guard shelter. The structure is custom designed and prefabricated. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/custom-guard-shelter-blends-safety-sophistication-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/custom-guard-shelter-blends-safety-sophistication-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Homeland Security Government Security Public Safety Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:33:00 +0000 69321 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Del Rey custom guard shelter from B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc.</p>