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DMP Control Panels: Designed With Network Security at the Forefront

June 7, 2019

Dave Roberts, Vice President of Engineering

DMP’s proven history of using data networks for alarm panel communication began in the early 1990s with the first-ever UL High Line Security listing over data networks. Since that time, DMP has continued to improve network integration and security, making the use of data networks for alarm communication both simple and reliable. Many of the nation’s top banks and secure government facilities rely on DMP control panels and network reporting capabilities for their security needs. DMP control panels are designed with network security at the forefront. No commercial operating systems (COTS) such as Linux or Windows are used in our control panel design. This&...  Read More

Key Dates for AT&T, Verizon 3G Network Shutdown

May 22, 2019

Jeff Britton, Executive Director, SecureCom Wireless

Key Dates for AT&T, Verizon 3G Network Shutdown By Jeff Britton, Executive Director, SecureCom Wireless UPDATED JUNE 20 - The 3G sunsetting has begun, and LTE is here. As you know, it’s important to have a strategy to stay ahead. Here are some important dates confirmed from AT&T and Verizon to keep in mind. By 2022, both cellular carriers have confirmed their 3G networks will no longer be in service. Specifically, AT&T’s 3G/HSPA network will shut down in February 2022. Later that year, in December 2022, Verizon has confirmed it will do the same with its 3G/CDMA network. To stay ahead of the 2022 sunset, it’s time to start ...  Read More

How Does a VPN Make Your DMP Video Solution More Secure?

May 9, 2019

Bill Dorman, C|EH - SecureCom Wireless Information Security Officer

How Does a VPN Make Your DMP Video Solution More Secure?  By Bill Dorman, C|EH - SecureCom Wireless Information Security OfficerWith breaches at an all-time high and information security under heavy scrutiny, it’s important to understand what manufacturers of your “smart” devices are doing to keep you safe. The “Internet of Things” is a term that encompasses a large subset of devices with largely varying functions. These include security systems, IP cameras, smart watches, scales, medical devices, appliances, and more. By the year 2020, it’s estimated that there will be more than 20.4 billion IoT devices online. One serious concern wi...  Read More

How Secure is Your Two-Man Rule?

April 29, 2019

Aaron McGhee, product manager for DMP control panels

If you’re responsible for protecting other people’s money, you should insist on a security system that’s designed with advanced banking features built directly into the panel. Take the Two-Man Rule, for instance. Most banks implement some variant of this rule whereby two employees are required to jointly perform one action. With two different keys or two parts of a single combination, for instance, they can disarm your bank’s vault. That’s a big responsibility — so big that DMP takes it a step farther to give you more control over restricted areas without the possible cost of replacing locks.   By our standards, the Two-Man Rule, which we call D...  Read More

DMP Solution for Full Programming Honeywell VISTA Panels

April 9, 2019

Aaron McGhee, product manager for DMP control panels

When you need to upgrade Honeywell VISTA panels, DMP offers solutions that can make it easy to do. Our CellCom Universal Alarm Communicator, for instance, provides ECP communication with VISTA panels, giving customers the flexibility to arm, disarm, and manage their user codes, all with the powerful, industry-leading Virtual Keypad™ app. We also offer full-programming capabilities with VISTA panels. DMP's DualCom Dual Alarm Communicator can be connected to a VISTA series ECP bus, and with Remote Link™ Version 1.92 gives you the ability to program the Honeywell panel remotely using Honeywell’s Compass downloading software.  By selecting ECP Passthrough ...  Read More


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