The supervisor role in control rooms
Issue 3 2022, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
The control room supervisor role is not a simple task of making sure that all the staff are present and appear to be performing their duties.
Why companies do CCTV control room surveillance training
Issue 2 2022, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Training & Education
When it comes to getting resources for untapping the potential of people to realise their competencies and unlock the capacities of the systems they use, security personnel are often poor neighbours to other organisational departments.
Training that delivers
Issue 8 2021, Technews Publishing, ESDA (Electronic Security Distributors Association, BTC Training Africa, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management, Conferences & Events, Training & Education
Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted a virtual conversation to address the challenges and solutions related to effective and measurable training and education in the security industry.
Licence to operate and social legitimacy
Issue 7 2021, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management
Unlike a grant of permission to undertake a trade or carry out a business activity subject to regulation or supervision by the licencing authority, the social licence to operate rests in a moral legitimacy.
Leveraging intelligence for surveillance
Issue 6 2021, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Have companies seized the opportunities to complement and enhance the capabilities of both CCTV surveillance and that of intelligence gathering to gain strategic and operational insights?
Issue 5 2021, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
There is potential in any situation for different interpretations of behaviour and conditions of interaction and the less that people are trained in their interpretation process, the more potential there is for something to go wrong.
Skills in CCTV camera operations
Issue 4 2021, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
I also come across some delegates who are simply outstanding in their ability to understand and apply the concepts, or who identify potential suspects through a natural feel for criminal behaviour. Early ...
Practical testing issues
CCTV Handbook 2021, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
Dr Craig Donald discusses practical site testing issues and questions to ask when buying new CCTV systems.
Beyond recognising faces
Issue 1 2021, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
What is the role of CCTV in identification when you can’t identify people’s faces due to everyone wearing a mask? The fact that one can identify the face of a person who has been on the scene has always been an essential part of evidence generation that helps catch and convict criminals.
Enhancing control room effectiveness
Issue 2 2021, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Dr Craig Donald says we need AI or analytics that works seamlessly, instantly, with minimum operator involvement to produce relevant information to augment human decision-making.