Resources: Articles and White Papers

Card Skimming Attacks at Fuel Pumps & ATMs

With the increase in card skimming attacks in recent years, fuel stations and convenience stores alike are scrambling to find ways to alert, identify and prevent skimming attempts to protect their assets, their brands’ reputation and their customers’ financial data. Read more for foundational tactics for businesses looking to get started in ... Read Article

Are Your IP Devices Outdated?

In the ever-changing environment of modern information technology, there’s a common scenario that asserts many older generation IP-based security products are being “left behind” for reasons that are not complicated and can be easily corrected. Learn how older generation IP-based security products may impact your business.  Partner with STANLEY Security to assess ... Read Article

Effectively Leveraging Data Streams in Retail

For retailers, a lot has changed in recent years when it comes to the capabilities available in securing their businesses. Previously, premium security solutions with robust features were limited to costly and closed proprietary systems, making information sharing extremely difficult throughout an entire system’s framework. With the rapid advancement of ... Read Article

Yes, Your Campus Can Have Safety and Privacy

Institutions of higher learning across the nation are working hard to improve security. Now more than ever, colleges are adopting video surveillance technology, access control solutions, emergency notification systems and more. There's a very good reason for this; these technologies work. See how colleges and universities are partnering with STANLEY Security ... Read Article

When to Consider A Hosted Access Control System

Historically, traditional access control systems contained all software and hardware components on a business's premises. Though this approach has served the market well for many years, it can be a burden for a business to maintain. One alternative is a hosted, or cloud-based access control solution. This article outlines what hosted ... Read Article

Behavioral Health in the ED

Is Your Hospital ED Prepared to Handle Behavioral Health Patients? There are certain risks involved when Behavioral Health Patients are admitted into any Emergency Department. Recently, the number of Behavioral Health patient admissions have been increasing dramatically in ED's, and that number is not expected to come back down any ... Read Article

Using Data Science to Make the Most of Your Security Data & Improve Situational Awareness

Are you harnessing your security data? Did you know that physical security systems across the world collect more than 860 Petabytes of data every day? From video surveillance to intrusion detection, the data collected by your security systems can be leveraged for a positive, measurable impact on your retail operations. ... Read Article

The Resurgence of Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act: A Call to Action

Complying with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act is critical for any higher education institution that receives federal funding. In this white paper written by the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP), you’ll learn key tips for staying in compliance and submitting a thorough biennial review. ... Read Article

Functional Benefits of Migrating to Network-Based Video in a Retail Environment

The rise of IP-based and network-based video surveillance has proven to offer retailers an enhanced perspective and increasingly necessary insight into their businesses, achieving a quality in both evidentiary support and ease of access and use where analog surveillance systems often fall short. Network-based video is quickly becoming the launch ... Read Article

Managing Data Streams & Security in Retail Environments

With the rapid advancement of security, transaction, and tracking technologies and their extensive capabilities, progressive businesses have recognized the limitless opportunities available to harness crucial data with the potential to ultimately enhance the overall customer experience. This White Paper discusses the evolution of data analytics in the retail marketplace, the ... Read Article

10 Best Practices for Optimized Infant Security

Infant Security is a serious issue in any healthcare facility. Since 1983, nearly half of all infants reported missing were abducted from healthcare facilities; so it comes as no surprise that protecting the infants and mothers in your care is of critical importance. Since mothers have very short stays in ... Read Article

Preventing Outdoor Theft with Verified Video

Video Verification Technology Can Protect Your Business The goal of any security system is to protect assets, gather information, and limit loss. All cameras, sensors, and devices contribute to this goal, however verified video solutions provide a better class of security because they give law enforcement the information they need ... Read Article

How to Ensure Security Platform Success

3 Most Common Reasons for System Failure When it comes to ensuring the success and effectiveness of a security platform, many users are not aware that common points of failure are often key components in supporting edge devices such as locking hardware, cameras, card readers, and other signaling devices. If ... Read Article

How Communication Enhances Campus Safety

Communication Breeds Safety In today's modern higher education environment, it's more important than ever to maintain constant vigilance over your entire campus. Additionally, keeping the local community aware of the various changes and improvements you're constantly making to your campus can also be a challenge. It's no surprise that communication ... Read Article

Maximize your ‘Up Time’ with Fire Watch Services

Why would a company that currently has a fire system in place want to take advantage of fire watch services? You may think Fire Watch isn't a fit for your organization, that it is limited to those that fall under OSHA/legal requirements in situations where welding or other ‘hot’ work takes ... Read Article

Maximize Your Equipment Investment with RTLS Technology

Managing medical equipment is a daily challenge in any healthcare facility. Simply keeping tabs on their location as your staff provides the highest possible levels of patient care can be extremely taxing, if not nearly impossible. Given the extreme investment you've made in cutting edge medical equipment, it is extremely important ... Read Article

Which access control system is right for your company?

In the world of security, the demand for centrally managed electronic access control has drastically increased in the past decade. Having true access control for your business doesn’t just mean controlling access to high security areas, it also means ensuring that employees and visitors can gain access to the areas ... Read Article

Benefits of Enterprise Mass Notification Integration

The last decade has brought many changes to the mass notification system space, including how the technology is addressed in standards and codes, such as NFPA 72 (the latest national fire alarm and signaling code), as well as the technologies deployed to broadcast messages. When considered in its entirety, in ... Read Article

Overcoming the Challenges of an HR Platform & Enterprise Access Control Integration

The advantages of integrating an enterprise access control system with your human resources platform are vast. Through critical integration of both systems, HR administrators are able to deliver real-time information updates to the security platform to more readily grant access to new hires and cancel access when required. Despite the ... Read Article

Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Case Study

Read how STANLEY Security delivered a highly customized, intuitive security solution to provide centralized control for Nashville law enforcement agency. THE CHALLENGE: The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in Nashville, Tenn. required a comprehensive, highly intuitive electronic security upgrade for its two main campus facilities that would fully integrate various security operations to ... Read Article

Developing a Clery Compliance Committee on Campus White Paper

Announcing a New White Paper Written by NACCOP and Presented by STANLEY Security. Historically, the burden of complying with the Clery Act has been largely relegated to the campus police or public safety department because schools have narrowly viewed this Federal law to be limited to disclosing crime statistics. In ... Read Article

Mining Security Data for Operational Efficiencies White Paper

Recently, there has been a shift in the market of security technologies. ‘Data mining' is getting increasingly more effective and is helping retailers gain greater business intelligence. It is crucial for retailers to remain up-to-date and educated on this fairly new topic, which is being viewed as an evolutionary step ... Read Article

The New Meaning of EAS

For decades, EAS has had the same meaning: Electronic Article Surveillance. EAS systems have always been used to deter theft and protect against loss related to theft for retailers everywhere. STANLEY Security is changing the meaning of EAS, without changing the original purpose of the systems. With today’s technology, smart ... Read Article

Layering Security System Protection in a Retail Environment

Security system devices in the current retail environment are designed to provide physical protection. But, what if those systems become compromised? Is protection available and what type of protection? Can simple security systems – including alarm, access control and video systems – be turned into vulnerable access points to create operational ... Read Article

Q&A: Interview with a Vice President of Loss Prevention

STANLEY Security had the privileged opportunity to interview a Vice President of Loss Prevention with over 25 years of experience on what recent trends and changes he has seen in the retail security space. Check out his responses and download this article to learn about what one industry LP professional is ... Read Article

The Ins and Outs of Large Scale Retail Security Deployments

With frequent advancements in technology, as well as systems being refreshed in favor of large-scale, IP-based analytic solutions, many large retailers are required to manage these upgrades without interrupting the core revenue stream. As with any installation, planning is the key component to a successful deployment. Check out this article on ... Read Article

“One Healthcare System Takes the Path Less Traveled”

Decentralizing a VMS System As you know, integrating a VMS system into your facilities is no small task– and moving from a centralized server to a decentralized one can be even more complicated. Chief Mickey Watson, Director of Public Safety for Sarasota County Public Hospital District, recently faced these challenges ... Read Article

Protecting and Transitioning Business Credentials

Proximity cards are used extensively as access control systems by organizations of all industries and sizes. While proximity cards provide a level of security, they can be an easy target for cloners, putting facilities at risk. Access control systems are only part of the total security solution, however, risk management ... Read Article

Lakeland Regional Medical Center Partners with STANLEY for Success

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) was looking for state-of-the-art security technology for its 851-bed Medical Center and other campuses. We leveraged our expertise to design a solution for Lakeland that not only met their needs, but accomplished more within Lakeland's budget. Check out the full article from Security Sales and Integration ... Read Article

Are IP Cameras Right for Your Business?

If you’ve considered upgrading your video surveillance technology recently, you were probably shocked to see the nearly endless list of features and functionality. Often times these specifications are overly technical and difficult to understand, causing some security professionals to inadvertently over or under-secure their businesses.   So when it comes ... Read Article

Key Security Considerations for The Modern Branch

In this era of rapidly evolving technology and branch transformation, many financial institutions have transformed the way they do business for one reason: to optimize the customer experience. As the idea of the modern branch continues to shift and take shape, the need for industry-leading security solutions has not diminished; ... Read Article

Which Video Storage Option is Right for You?

As you know, video surveillance can be very technically-oriented. As technology becomes more readily accessible to businesses of all shapes and sizes, you face an ever-increasing number of choices, and choosing the right capture method for your camera footage is critical to securing your facility. Unfortunately, there is no easy one-size-fits-all video ... Read Article

Stanley Security Makes Pioneer Elementary School a Much Safer Place to Be

Last year, Pioneer Elementary School of Auburn, WA received a $100,000 security grant as part of STANLEY Security's TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS grant program. In a recent article in the Auburn Reporter, a local reporter interviewed Principal Debra Gary about how their new security solutions have impacted their campus, staff, and students. Read the full article ... Read Article

Anticipating the Unexpected: Fundamental Strategies for a Successful Emergency Response Program

Anticipating the Unexpected: Fundamental Strategies for a Successful Emergency Response Program When it comes to security, contingency plans aren't just a good idea; they're standard operating procedure. Emergency situations can happen at any time at any place, so having a plan for how to respond to these circumstances is essential, ... Read Article

Montessori School of Dayton – Grant Program Provides Security Installation

Montessori School of Dayton TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program Provides Security Installation Established in 2013, STANLEY Security's Inaugural K-12 installation of its TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program signified the ever-increasing importance of the on-going national conversation on school and campus safety. For the nearly 55 million students enrolled ... Read Article

The Internet of Things: Business Intelligence Through Video

The Internet of Things: Business Intelligence Through Video The Internet of Things is the next big thing for a number of industries. Everything, including your customers, is connected via the internet– and as time and technology progress, this fact will become increasingly true. For this reason, it's become critical to ... Read Article

Alarm Verification: We Were Blind, But Now We See – White Paper

Alarm Verification: We Were Blind, But Now We See Alarm verification provides peace of mind to the protected, actionable intelligence for first responders, and an additional layer of security for your business. This previously impossible level of information can represent the difference between a committed crime and an apprehended criminal, ... Read Article

Discovering Numerous Options

Security Products Magazine, January 2015. "Discovering Numerous Options," by Ralph C. Jensen Read the full Article here. For more information about the STANLEY Security Discovery Center or to schedule a tour, please click here. ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Social Media Meets Enterprise Security

Security Sales & Integration, January 2015 IT Intelligence: Social Media Meets Enterprise Security Article by Bob Stockwell Click here to View in the SSI Digital Publication Click here to View the PDF ... Read Article

Issuing Timely Warning Notices For Non-Stranger Rapes – Whitepaper

Institutions are required to assess crime reports and distribute a Timely Warning Notification for any Clery Act crime occurring within the institution’s Clery Geography that is considered to represent a serious or continuing threat to students and employees. While it is customary for institutions to issue Timely Warning Notices in ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Is Cloud Access Control in Your Clients’ Forecast?

Security Sales & Integration, December 2014 IT Intelligence: Is Cloud Access Control in Your Clients' Forecast? Article by Bob Stockwell Click here to View on the SSI Website Click here to View in SSI Digital Publication Click here to View the PDF ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Pushing Digital Detection’s Roadmap to the Edge

Security Sales & Integration, November 2014 IT Intelligence: Pushing Digital Detection's Roadmap to the Edge Article by Bob Stockwell Click here to View on the SSI Website Click here to View in SSI Digital Publication Click here to View the PDF ... Read Article

Violence Against Women Act – Whitepaper

On October 20, 2014, the Department of Education published final regulations to implement the statutory changes to the Clery Act resulting from the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. This whitepaper highlights key takeaways gleaned from comparing the draft regulations published on June 20, 2014 in ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Parsing PSIM’s Advantages and Complexities

Security Sales & Integration, October 2014 IT Intelligence: Parsing PSIM's Advantages and Complexities Article by Bob Stockwell Click here to View on the SSI Website Click here to View in SSI Digital Publication Click here to View the PDF ... Read Article

Edinboro University Goes Above And Beyond ADA Compliance with STANLEY Security – Campus Safety Magazine Cover Story

Edinboro University Goes Above and Beyond ADA Standards Edinboro University partnered with STANLEY Security to exceed ADA compliance requirements and provide greater accessibility and independence to students with disabilities. This article ran as the cover story for the October 2014 issue of Campus Safety Magazine. Click here to read the article published ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Give Your Standby Power Practices a Jolt

Security Sales & Integration, September 2014 IT Intelligence: Give Your Standby Power Practices a Jolt Article by Bob Stockwell Click here to View on the SSI Website Click here to View in SSI Digital Publication Click here to View PDF ... Read Article

How to Implement Biometrics on Your Campus

Selecting the right biometrics technology for your organization can improve access control, save resources, reduce identity theft and increase overall campus efficiencies. Download the How to Implement Biometrics on Your Campus White Paper below: Click here to download PDF.  ... Read Article

White Paper: How to Classify Burglaries Under the Clery Act- Burglary Classification Assessment

White Paper: How to Classify Burglaries Under the Clery Act Burglary Classification Assessment   Aid for Colleges and Universities to Properly Classify and Count Burglary Reports. Written by Lindi J. Swope and Dolores A. Stafford. Published by Campus Safety Magazine. Educational institutions are required to report burglary crime statistics based ... Read Article

Medical Center’s Security Updated with Surgical Precision – A Healthcare Case Study

Medical Center’s Security Updated with Surgical Precision – A Healthcare Case Study For more than two decades, Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center has relied on STANLEY Security to keep current, including a recent project with 100 cameras and 25 card readers. Article by Deborah O’Mara.  Published in Security Sales & ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: More Analytics Capabilities Breeds More Potential Concerns

Security Sales & Integration, August 2014. IT Intelligence: More Analytics Capabilities Breeds More Potential Concerns Article by Bob Stockwell Click Here to View on the SSI Website. Click Here to View PDF.   ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Avoiding Large Problems in Large-Scale Retail Retrofits

Security Sales & Integration, July, 2014. IT Intelligence: Avoiding Large Problems in Large-Scale Retail Retrofits Article by Bob Stockwell STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click Here to View in SSI Digital Publication. Click Here to View the PDF.   ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Taking Stock of Extra Security Layers in Retail

Security Sales & Integration, June, 2014.   IT Intelligence: Taking Stock of Extra Security Layers in Retail Article by Bob Stockwell STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click Here to View in SSI Digital Publication. Click Here to View PDF. ... Read Article

Priority Response: Verified Alarms Deliver Faster Police and Retailers are Taking Notice

Security Info Watch / Security Dealer & Integrator, June, 2014. Priority Response: Verified Alarms Deliver Faster Police and Retailers are Taking Notice by Steve Walker STANLEY Security Vice President Customer Service. Click here to view on the Security Info Watch website     ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: 5 Steps to Safeguard Against Cyber Threats

Security Sales & Integration, May, 2014. 5 Steps to Safeguard Against Cyber Threats, Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer.Click Here to View PDF. Click Here to View on the SSI Website ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Seeing the Bigger Picture Before Deploying 4K Video

Security Sales & Integration, April, 2014. Seeing the Bigger Picture Before Deploying 4K Video, Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click Here to View PDF. Click Here to View in SSI Digital Publication. Click Here to View on the SSI Website ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Factoring Hidden Costs Into Infrastructure Decisions

Security Sales & Integration, March 2014. Factoring Hidden Costs Into Infrastructure Decisions. Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view in SSI Digital Publication. Click here to view on the SSI Website. ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Optimize An Existing Security System for Mass Notification

Security Sales & Integration, February 2014. Optimize An Existing Security System for Mass Notification. Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on the SSI website.  ... Read Article

STANLEY Donates $500,000 to Fund a School Grant Program

Security Sales & Integration, February 2014. STANLEY Donates $500,000 to Fund a School Grant Program. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on the SSI website.  ... Read Article

Security Watch, Health Facilities Management

Health Facilities Management Magazine, January 2014 Security Watch. Article by Neil Lorenzi, freelance health care writer.  Wireless technology, multipurpose smart cards and Web-based solutions spur access control innovations. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on HFM website.  ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Integration Offers Massive Benefits

Security Sales & Integration, January 2013. Integration Offers Massive Benefits. Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on SSI website.  ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Six Ways to Guard Against Cyber Attacks

Security Sales & Integration, December 2013 IT Intelligence: Six Ways to Guard Against Cyber Attacks. Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on SSI website.  ... Read Article

Defining Video Verification’s Future By SDM Magazine

SDM Magazine, November 2013 Defining Video Verification's Future. Article by Heather Klotz-Young, SDM Senior Editor. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on SDM website.  ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Contending With Encryption and Authentication Requirements

Security Sales & Integration, November 2013 Contending With Encryption and Authentication Requirements. Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on SSI Website. ... Read Article

Offering a Safe Haven – Higher Education

Security Products, November 2013 By Kyle Gordon, STANLEY Security Global Commercial Leader, Higher Education Market Solutions Click here to view article PDF. ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: How To Troubleshoot IP Address Conflicts

Security Sales & Integration, October 2013 How To Troubleshoot IP Address Conflicts Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer. Click here to view article PDF.  Click here to view on the  SSI website. ... Read Article

STANLEY Security Makes the Playoffs with its Surveillance System at the Cell

SDM Magazine, October 2013 Technology @ Work - STANLEY Security Makes the Playoffs with its Surveillance System at the Cell. By Derek Rice, Contributing Writer & Laura Stepanek, Editor   Download this article. ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Maximizing Bandwidth with Minimal Network Impact

Security Sales & Integration, September 2013 Maximizing Bandwidth with Minimal Network Impact Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer Click here to view PDF.  Click here to view on SSI website.  ... Read Article

Providing Mercy, Security Products

Healthcare Security article published in Security Products, August 2013 Providing Mercy - Medical Facility Security. Written by Paul Baratta, Global Commercial Leader for STANLEY Security. Click here to view article. Click here to view on Security Today website.  ... Read Article

IT Intelligence: Integrating Enterprise Access and HR Platforms

Security Sales & Integration, August 2013. Integrating Enterprise Access and HR Platforms. IT Intelligence Article by Bob Stockwell, STANLEY Security Chief Technology Officer Click here to view PDF. Click here to view on SSI website.  ... Read Article

Integrated Solution for Banker’s Life Fieldhouse

Integrated Installation of the Year, 2010 Security Sales & Integration, July 2010 In a project demanding immense skill, Stanley CSS blends a multitude of old and new systems into a thoroughly integrated solution controllable from a single command point. The company marshals the full measure of its considerable resources to exceed the expectations of Indiana’s Conseco ... Read Article