Thursday, December 5, 2013

IDV Solutions recognized by Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

It’s sweet to be recognized at home.

While we’ve opened new offices in Florida and Virginia this year, our home is here in Lansing, Michigan.
This year, IDV Solutions is honored to be one of five local businesses that the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has recognized with its 2013 Emerging Economy Award.

The award is part of the Chamber’s Celebration of Regional Growth (CORG) Program that recognizes organizations for their economic contributions to the Lansing area.

“IDV Solutions has emerged as a market leader in data visualization technology,” said Tim Daman, President and CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The company makes an impact worldwide and right here in Mid-Michigan. Their technology is in use every day, helping organizations gain insight from data, streamline operations, and protect people, assets, and infrastructure.”

We would like to give special thanks to our friends: Microsoft CSO Mike Howard, and the Microsoft Global Security team for all of their help and willingness to participate in the Celebration of Regional Growth video.  

A quick two-minute description of what IDV Solutions is all about, and contains some rare footage of Microsoft’s GSOC.

Over the past 7 years, the CORG program has recognized 36 Lansing-based organizations; when the contributions of this year’s award recipients are included, these organizations have invested more than $1.5 billion into the Lansing area. The other CORG honorees this year are: Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers, Emergent BioSolutions, Plas-Labs Inc. for receiving an International Trade Award, the Eyde Company for the renovation of the historic Knapp’s Centre. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Announcing Visual Command Center 3.0

Enhancements enable ops teams to better identify risk, interrogate data, and initiate action.
Just in time for ASIS 2013 in Chicago, we’ll be releasing Visual Command Center 3.0, an upgrade to our physical risk and security visualization (PSRV) software that helps security operations teams fulfill their mission of protecting their organizations’ people and assets.
Visual Command Center unites data from disparate sources—Web feeds, internal and external systems, and physical security systems—into a consolidated real-time view, enabling security teams to be more informed and proactive. It alerts organizations when their assets may be threatened by risk events, ranging from severe weather to disease outbreaks or acts of terrorism.
Among the new capabilities in version 3.0 are:

  • Enhancements to “tours” or cycling visualizations of global, regional, and metro views—keep watch on the areas and assets of most concern.
  • Time-based enhancements, including the ability filter event data by drawing queries on the timeline.
  • Interactive data connections to travel management solutions, such as International SOS’ TravelTracker6.
  • Expanded travel security and medical risk data options, also from International SOS.
  • Streamlined workflow for outbound messaging, notification, and reporting. 
  • More audit logging capabilities for analysis and accountability.

For this release, we've also done a lot of work “under the hood” to make it easier to add your assets, incorporate data sources for risk events, and set up alerting rules. A new tool will allow security operations teams to specify rules for alert types, severity, and proximity to assets or people, all without coding.
Many existing features will be more robust in the new release. Visual Command Center has already enabled security operations teams to deliver operational excellence to their organizations. The new features in version 3.0 will enhance situational awareness to be more informed, more proactive to mitigate risk, more responsive in decision making, and improve inter-functional coordination. And in terms of the business case, Visual Command Center will continue to help teams deliver operational efficiency, reduce operational costs, avoid capital expenses, and improve compliance.
There are several opportunities for you to see new Visual Command Center 3.0 in action:

  • On September 18, join us for a Webinar at 1:00 P.M. EDT.
  • See us live at ASIS 2013, Sept. 24-26, in Chicago at the IDV Solutions booth #4400 or at Microsoft Global Security booth 5027. 
  • Current Visual Command Center customers can join us for our User Conference on Sept. 23 in Chicago.