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Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

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.

Data Protection: Your Best Line of Defense Starts Inside

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.

Oxford high school shooting victims

Michigan School Shooting Suspect to be Charged as Adult

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.

Carrier Joins the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Carrier Global Corp. is pleased to announce its participation in the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA).

More than Simply Safe, and Sound

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.

Taking the fear out of IoT security concerns

Taking the Fear Out of IoT Security Concerns

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.

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

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.

Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

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 names Byerly as President, Global Electronic Security, and Engelhardt as new President, Securitas Electronic Security Inc. in North America

Securitas continues to align organizational structures to intensify their focus on their electronic security (ES) and solutions growth strategy.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business from Ransomware this Holiday Season

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

PSIA Approves Secure Credential Specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) today announced it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification.

Potter Announces Integrated Voice System

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 Accelerates its Development in North America

Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Central Station in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc.

Cashing in on Your VMS System

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.

Brivo to Become Publicly Traded Company Through Merger with Crown Proptech Acquisitions

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.

Navigating System Integration

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.

Industry Professionals Take the Field for Children in Need At Mission 500 at Annual Security Softball Game

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.

Research: 31 Percent of Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Companies Have Experienced Data Breach

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.

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

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.

Navigating Emergency Response

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

Motorola Acquires Analytics Provider Envysion

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 Expands Capabilities with Simpsons Acquisition

Convergint is acquiring Simpson Security Systems, a security systems integrator that provides services across Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee.

Acre Appoints New President

Based in The Netherlands, Harm Radstaak has been named the new president at Acre International.

ADT to Expand Residential Footprint

ADT Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sunpro Solar (Sunpro)

TSA Prepared for a Busy Holiday Travel Season

TSA Prepared for a Busy Holiday Travel Season

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is anticipating that security checkpoints locally and nationwide will be busy during the upcoming holiday travel season.

DHS Selects Northeastern University to Lead Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks

DHS Selects Northeastern University to Lead Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks

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).

Research: Smart Home Security Technology Sales Will Continue to Grow in 2022-2024

Research: Smart Home Security Technology Sales Will Continue to Grow in 2022-2024

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 to Hold Hiring Open House

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 120 security professionals in Goodyear.

The Advantages of Integrating Networking and Security with SASE for Today’s Organizations

The Advantages of Integrating Networking and Security with SASE for Today’s Organizations

The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.

Calipsa Masterclass Brings Together Top Video Surveillance Professionals

Learn and share knowledge with hundreds of video surveillance professionals from around the world during the third annual Calipsa Masterclass on Nov. 10, 2021.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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