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Connected Doesn’t Mean Protected

Connected Doesn’t Mean Protected

When it comes to device and systems connectivity, surge protection solutions can mitigate risk

Advanced Security Presents Gallagher a Supplier of the Year Award

Gallagher’s New Zealand based security team were presented with a Supplier of the Year award at the Advanced Group Supplier Awards evening last week.

Eagle Eye Networks Releases Smarter Business VMS

The right video management system can make an organization smarter and more efficient, as well as more secure. Eagle Eye Networks new guide is useful for businesses—particularly multisite businesses— in evaluating cloud video surveillance systems.

DHS Warns of Potential Extremist Attacks as Pandemic Wanes

DHS Warns of Potential Extremist Attacks as Pandemic Wanes

On Friday, May 14, the Department of Homeland Security released a National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin suggesting that as pandemic-related restrictions begin to ease, violent extremist groups may take the opportunity to strike.

House Democrats Unveil $1.9 Billion Bill to Improve U.S. Capitol Security

House Democrats Unveil $1.9 Billion Bill to Improve U.S. Capitol Security

House Democrats unveiled on Friday a $1.9 billion bill to improve Capitol Hill security after the January 6 insurrection.

Cameras: They Don’t Work

For all the talk of Safe Cities, and correct camera placement, it all comes to naught if the cameras don’t work. Dallas police investigators found this to be the case in a popular weekend area where younger groups of people mingle, well into the morning hours.

Report: Colonial Pipeline Paid Almost $5 Million to Hackers

Report: Colonial Pipeline Paid Almost $5 Million to Hackers

Colonial Pipeline paid the Eastern European hackers who attacked its network 75 Bitcoin, worth almost $5 million at the time of the ransom payment.

An Uptick in Travel Brings Demand for Integrated Security

An Uptick in Travel Brings Demand for Integrated Security

A predicted boom in U.S. travel this summer will lead to increased demand for integrated video, access, and systems in hospitality and leisure settings, so says IDIS America.



Survey Finds Americans Are Concerned About Mental Health and Want Public Safety Agencies to Improve Response to Mental Health Crises

Survey Finds Americans Are Concerned About Mental Health and Want Public Safety Agencies to Improve Response to Mental Health Crises

The findings show that Americans are concerned about mental health generally and want to see first responders, including 911 call takers, police, EMS and fire fighters, improve emergency response involving mental health crises.

Access Control Partnership Announced

Alcatraz AI and Netronix Integration today announced a strategic partnership to expand their access control solutions to security business users.

ESX 2021 Announces Virtual Experience for June Event

The 2021 Electronic Security Expo (ESX), presented by Electronic Security Association (ESA), has released the full educational lineup for its upcoming Virtual Experience, which will take place online from June 15-17.

Security Industry Association Announces Cybersecurity Certification for the Security Industry

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the creation of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC), a new industry credential developed by SIA with support from PSA Security Network and Security Specifiers and the first-ever certification focused specifically on cybersecurity and physical security convergence.

Colonial Pipeline Will Probably Not Have to Pay Ransom to Hackers

The ransomware attack forced the company to shut down its pipeline and has caused fuel shortages on the East Coast.

Interface Security Systems Appoints Brian Garavuso as CTO

Interface Security Systems has announced the appointment of Brian Garavuso as its chief technology officer.

Modernizing Data Distribution Capabilities

Modernizing Data Distribution Capabilities

Arizona-based Company Nurse has seen its share of faxes. So has everyone else in the workers’ compensation services industry. Reports and case documentation are still requested via fax or, increasingly, via email attachments.

XTEND Given Contract for New, Small Unmanned Aircraft System

The Defense Department (DoD), in partnership with Israel’s Ministry of Defense, has contracted with revolutionary telepresence platform, XTEND, for a new small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS), called “SKYLORD XTENDER”.

By 2026, 23 Billion IoT Connections will Present New Threat Vectors and Generate $16 Billion in IoT Security Revenues

Today there are 8.6 billion IoT connections. By 2026, that number will nearly triple to 23.6 billion.

Reducing Response Time

Reducing Response Time

Active shooter incidents on campus where you can play a vital role in gunshot detection

Schmick Will Serve on the SIAs Panel of Security Industry Leaders

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Paul J. Schmick – vice president of security technology at Alliance Security – as the newest member of the SIA Executive Council.

AMAG Technology and IES Communications Selected for 100 Mill Development Project

AMAG Technology today announced that Gilbane Building Company selected AMAG’s Symmetry Security Management System to deploy at the new Hines 100 Mill high rise in Tempe, Arizona.

Allied Universal Video Provides Training to Help Stop Human Trafficking

Allied Universal is announcing that it is providing Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) with an online video training to the company’s more than 300,000 security professionals.

Company Accelerates Global Expansion and Artificial Intelligence Investment for its Cloud Video Surveillance Platform

Eagle Eye Networks has announced record Q1 2021 revenue growth, and greater than 85 percent year-over-year revenue growth in 2020.

Vivint Will Pay $20 Million Penalty, Compensation to Customers

Vivint Will Pay $20 Million Penalty, Compensation to Customers

Vivint has agreed to pay a $20 million settlement from allegations that the company failed to use credit reports properly to help unqualified customers to obtain financing for products and services.

Open Options Announces Web-Based Access Control Solution

Open Options continues to build upon its commitment to innovation with the launch of Fusion X. This new web-based access control software includes all the benefits of the robust DNA Fusion platform but requires no software installation, or dedicated PC required.

The SASE Way to Transform Your Network

This past year has seen a shift for organizations in everything from how they have operated, to the increase of digital transformation. However, current security and network solutions have failed to effectively meet the evolving needs of today’s digital businesses.

Vector Firm Appoints Vice President of Sales Management Consulting

Vector Firm is pleased to welcome Gannon Switzer as vice president of Sales Management Consulting.

SES Enters Core Commercial Market

Securitas Electronic Security leverages FEMSS expertise and footprint to expand focus on local, mid-size businesses

DHS Secretary Mayorkas Launches Internal Domestic Violent Extremism Review

DHS Secretary Mayorkas Launches Internal Domestic Violent Extremism Review

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has launched an internal probe "to address the threat of domestic violent extremism within the Department of Homeland Security," according to a letter he wrote to all DHS employees.

Acre Acquires TDS in Dublin

Acre has announced the acquisition of TDS based in Dublin, Ireland.

BCDVideo and Wasabi Come Together to Deliver Versatile, Cost-Effective Surveillance Storage

BCDVideo has announced that it has partnered with Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company for video surveillance storage in the cloud.

  • 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.

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  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

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