City populations are growing and our resources are under strain. That’s why we need to rethink city living – not tomorrow but now. Fortunately, many forward-thinking city authorities are showing us a way to address this, based on connected video technology.
Investing in information security has never been more critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we work, stressing our systems, connections, and networks. Cyberattacks continue to make headlines, and physical data breaches remain a concern.
- By Michael Borromeo
- Dec 03, 2021
According to national news sources, the Michigan teenager accused of killing four students and injuring six others at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich., on Tuesday will be charged as an adult. Ethan Crumbley, 15, faces two dozen charges including murder, attempted murder and terrorism.
- By Matt Jones
- Dec 03, 2021
Carrier Global Corp. is pleased to announce its participation in the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA).
Security is a consideration in the evaluation of all technology today. We want to make sure that every device is physically secure, that control of the device is secured, and that the data going to and from the device is also secure.
- By Brian Pickowitz
- Nov 29, 2021
The IoT presents a huge opportunity market. Every second, 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web, and experts predict that by 2025, that figure will equate to more than 75 billion connected devices overall. Unfortunately, this volume of connected devices brings inevitable security risks.
- By Alexandre Araujo
- Nov 29, 2021
Action movies like White House Down and Olympus Has Fallen have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Like all action movies, they have a high degree of entertainment value, but what sets them apart is the setting.
- By John Merlino
- Nov 29, 2021
Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics.
Securitas continues to align organizational structures to intensify their focus on their electronic security (ES) and solutions growth strategy.
The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it come huge opportunities for companies and brands to capitalize with big sales. So much so that many companies depend on the holiday season sales to bring themselves to profitability
- By Eddy Bobritsky
- Nov 23, 2021
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) today announced it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification.
Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, announces the release of the Integrated Voice System along with the IPA-4000V and AFC-1000V fire alarm control panels.
Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Central Station in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc.
In banking today, the FBI and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), have mandated security standards that require a minimum number of cameras and camera resolution in each facility.
- By Paul Fisher
- Nov 22, 2021
Brivo, Inc. provider of cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, and Crown PropTech Acquisitions (NYSE: CPTK) (“Crown”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, recently announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in Brivo becoming a publicly listed company.
Super savvy security systems integrators are proficient in the latest and greatest technological advances. They are very skilled when specifying the most cutting-edge video surveillance and analytics capabilities, remote access advances, cyber secure solutions, and more.
- By Erin Harrington
- Nov 16, 2021
Mission 500, a 501C-3 charity supported by the security industry dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis across the United States, held its 7th annual Security Softball Game on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Overpeck County Park in Leonia, N.J.
New data released Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay, a global leader in data-driven commerce, reveals that while nearly all (96%) surveyed retail, restaurant and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction (95%) in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality, as one-third of companies (31%) have experienced a data breach in their company's history.
From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, shoppers in the United States spend almost $730 billion on the holidays. With an increase also comes more merchandise shrink from shoplifting, organized retail crime and other methods.
- By David Studdert
- Nov 15, 2021
In the face of increased violence in schools around the United States, one Northeast school district made a plan to upgrade their VMS to tighten security. With its ability to enact quick response using mobile and map-based functions during an event, Milestone’s surveillance system was at the top of the class
- By Paul Messenger
- Nov 15, 2021
Founded in 2006, by Level3 Communications executives, Envysion, offers cloud-based solutions that integrate video systems with sales data to proactively identify potentially fraudulent transactions and highlight sales patterns and in-store activity without the need to monitor hours of video footage.
Convergint is acquiring Simpson Security Systems, a security systems integrator that provides services across Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee.
Based in The Netherlands, Harm Radstaak has been named the new president at Acre International.
ADT Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sunpro Solar (Sunpro)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is anticipating that security checkpoints locally and nationwide will be busy during the upcoming holiday travel season.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the selection of Northeastern University to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and other partners for a new Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks (ESE).
The firm's data estimates that between 2022 and 2024, more than 250 million networked cameras, video doorbells, and smart speakers/smart displays will be sold in the US.
Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 120 security professionals in Goodyear.
The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.
- By Michael Wood
- Nov 02, 2021
Learn and share knowledge with hundreds of video surveillance professionals from around the world during the third annual Calipsa Masterclass on Nov. 10, 2021.