Archives: November, 2006

Doug Bedell — November 27, 2006, 3:28 pm

One-Two Vehicle Inspection Punch

A news release by CommPort, of Fords, N.J., posted on on November 20 advises that the integration of technologies pioneered by CommPort and PRO Barrier Engineering “takes perimeter security to new levels”. CommPort produces the world’s most rugged and high-resolution color camera systems for inspecting the underside of vehicles for explosives and contraband (UVSS). […]

Doug Bedell — November 19, 2006, 3:38 pm

More Omens for the Future

We have noted this before, but for sensitive facilities – public, private and government – the advisability of planning for physical security measures as long-term investments is becoming increasingly apparent. New omens of a gathering threat: • The New York Times reports (Nov. 14) that “as radical Islam spreads globally through online forums and chat […]

Doug Bedell — November 8, 2006, 1:21 pm

Security at Office Parks

PayPal officials consider an explosion at eBay’s San Jose, CA, office campus where they are located to be an isolated incident. The blast on Halloween night shattered a first-floor window in PayPal’s network operations center. Business was not greatly disrupted and nobody was hurt, thankfully, but 26 employees were evacuated. Investigators from the San Jose […]