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DHS Takes Victim-Centered Approach on First Anniversary of Center for Countering Human Trafficking

DHS Takes Victim-Centered Approach on First Anniversary of Center for Countering Human Trafficking

Oct. 20 marks the first anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT).

Lumeo Names Tech Exec Bob Cutting as Chief Operating Officer

Cutting brings extensive operations and video analytics experience to Lumeo, which develops a “no-code” video analytics platform that enables solution providers to quickly create and deliver a wide range of AI-powered analytics using any camera, video management solution, and third-party analytics.

TSA Employee Spotlight: Christina Marks

In a year when the number of unruly passengers and gun catches have broken all records and upended civility, Austin-Bergstrom (Texas) International Airport TSA Officer Christina Marks is doing her job exceedingly well. Credited with discovering five firearms in carry-on bags since January, the eagle-eyed officer takes her X-ray and customer service duties seriously.

Securitas Partnership Advances with Loss Prevention Foundation

Securitas Electronic Security Inc. has advanced its partnership with the Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) by announcing support as a new Master Level Partner.

Matrox Celebrates 45 Years of Technology Innovation

Marking more than four decades of continued innovation through constant reinvention and an enduring commitment to technical excellence

Ryan Zatolokin to Receive Technology Alliance Member of the Year at National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

Ryan Zatolokin, Axis Communications’ Senior Technologist for New Projects - Americas, will be recognized as NCS4’s Technology Alliance Member of the Year during the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition set for Nov. 9-10 in Phoenix.

Video Surveillance Takes to the Cloud

Video Surveillance Takes to the Cloud

It was not all that long ago when discussion of professional security services on the Cloud seemed all but preposterous due to bandwidth and security concerns.

You Can’t Fly with Guns

You Can’t Fly with Guns

It is hard to imagine there are still people who feel they can pack a handgun in their carry-on luggage, board a plane to wherever; guns are not welcome.



Palome Earns SIA Progress Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Elaine Palome – director of human resources at Axis Communications and a member of Axis’ Americas Management team – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Progress Award

ADT Commercial Acquires Edwards Electronic Systems, Inc. 

ADT Commercial announces today that it has purchased premier fire, life safety and security systems provider, Edwards Electronic Systems, Inc., based out of Clayton and Concord, NC.

Gallagher Named finalist in Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021

Global security technology manufacturer, Gallagher, is a finalist in the Security Hardware/Software Manufacturer of the Year category at the United Kingdom Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021.

March Networks, Vivotek Now Under Same Ownership

Delta, owner of surveillance subsidiary Vivotek, has approved the purchase of 100% of the shares in Infinova (Canada) Ltd., owner of Canadian-based video surveillance manufacturer March Networks from Infinova International Ltd. for $114 million through its subsidiary Delta International Holding Limited B.V.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) kicked off Cybersecurity Awareness Month recently, following a proclamation by President Biden designating October as a time for the public and private sectors to work together to continue raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and equip the public with the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

Why Having a Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a Good Idea

Cybersecurity isn’t a controversial topic and practice. Especially in an era where daily stories break about breaches and thefts of enterprises, government agencies, and even individuals, most computer literate people are aware of the potential for harm.

Nice Strengthens Global Smart Home & Building Automation Leadership Position

Nice, a global manufacturer of Smart Home, Security, and Home & Building Automation solutions, announced today it has acquired Nortek Security & Control, LLC from Melrose Industries.

Satisfied Customers

Even though there were not throngs of attendees, as in past years, ASIS still produced a good tradeshow in Orlando. Many exhibitors that I talked with were pleased with the quality of booth visitors.

GSX 2021: Jump-Starting the Return to Normal

Last year, ASIS made the call to convert GSX 2020 into a virtual event against the backdrop of COVID-19. This year’s conference, then, marked the return of GSX as an in-person event

Report: Ransomware Biggest Cybersecurity Threat So Far in 2021

Ransomware remained the standout threat in the first half of the year as cyber criminals continued to target big-name victim.

Live From GSX 2021 Roundup

This year’s Live From GSX was a huge hit thanks to the support of our sponsors: NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.; OnSolve; and Salient Systems.

Overcoming Big Challenges

Despite the fact that the security market is changing, many businesses are configuring, installing and troubleshooting IP security cameras using laptops, even though it’s time consuming and ineffective.

Drivers and Implications

Drivers and Implications

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s when scientists and mathematicians essentially wanted to see if they could make machines think like humans. Since these early notions of AI, technology has advanced at a gradual rate.

Take Nothing for Granted

Contemplating a topic in the industry I have not given space in the last 20 years, I seem to be in a daze. Then I received an email about Women in Security. I dialed up a couple of friends to get their take on what is a relatively new organization.

The Next Normal

After the COVID-19 pandemic and safer-at-home restrictions of 2020, many homeowners and businesses are well on their way to returning to their ‘next’ normal.

Extraordinary Value

Extraordinary Value

Every technology industry is talking about the benefits of Artificial Intelligence. More than a buzzword, AI is hyped as a panacea, while at the same time, it is often misunderstood by those who might benefit from it the most.

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

There have been on-going discussions the past several years about how Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to modernize physical security systems and operations.

A Hybrid Work Environment

A Hybrid Work Environment

As companies begin to repopulate their offices with workers who have spent the last 12-15 months toiling from their overcrowded kitchen tables and other non-traditional work settings, now faced with a potentially catastrophic problem.

An Uninterrupted Lifeline

An Uninterrupted Lifeline

For a first responder rushing into a building emergency, losing communication with their teams inside or outside of the building can be terrifying.

Once and For All

Anyone who knows Disney at all probably remembers the movie “Fantasia,” and relating to Mickey Mouse in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” as he cast a spell on a broom to do his chores for him and make his life a little easier.

Connecting Networks

Connecting Networks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning dumb houses into smart homes. It is also revolutionizing access control systems for all types of commercial buildings, from small offices and retail shops to enterprise campuses and sprawling factories.

The Time Has Come

The Time Has Come

Despite the rapid rollout of vaccines, the impact and ramifications of COVID-19 will be long felt in almost every part of the economy. Many businesses have needed to pivot and adapt quickly to new ways of working.

  • 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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    November / December 2021

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