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Cybersecurity Jobs, Career Paths and Diversity Hiring Get a Closer Look at BlackHat 2021

Depending on who you talk to, there are 50,000 to 60,000 open jobs available for cybersecurity professionals in the United States – add risk management professionals, and the number climbs much higher. The rub is how to match the perfect candidates to the perfect job because it’s as easy as it sounds.

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

An ordinary evening on 37th Ave. in Queens turned into the scene of a mass shooting Saturday night. Ten people were shot and wounded as members of the Trinitarios gang targeted three men standing in front of a barbershop. All victims are expected to survive.

Alarm.com Unveils Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

New Service Harnesses AI and Machine Learning Capabilities to Deliver Additional Information to Monitoring Stations and First Responders

Moving to the Curb

Moving to the Curb

Making good policy decisions requires data. Cities, for example, need a clear picture of their curbs before implementing any changes to parking allocation, prices, or bylaws. But today gaining this understanding can be difficult because demand for the curb is changing.

Turning to the Cloud

Turning to the Cloud

The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.

Security behind the Front Door

My nature is being skeptical about securing the home. Maybe because a home is a small target or I figure that deadbolt is enough. I have started taking home security and smart home technology more serious.

The Final Push

The Final Push

It is the last push; the final journey as businesses begin to get back to work, and the office, after a lengthy pause caused by the worldwide pandemic.

ONVIF to End Support for Profile Q

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it will end its support for Profile Q early next year since it contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices.



ISC West 2022 Scheduled from March 23-25, 2022

It’s time to mark your calendars. ISC West 2022 is headed back to its normal March schedule.

The Changing Marketplace

The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

San Diego Police Department helps secure U.S. Open at Torrey Pines

Tee Up the Security

When the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the 2021 US Open was taking place at the famed Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, CA, there was an excitement in and around the city.

Pretty Close to Perfection

Pretty Close to Perfection

You may disagree, that is your privilege, but I am thinking that last week’s ISC West 2021 tradeshow was almost perfect.

Haystack Solutions’ Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment (CATA) Reveals Latent Cyber Genius Potential

Haystack Solutions’ new Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment (CATA) has been shown in tests conducted at the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) Center to provide cybersecurity aptitude assessments that predict candidate success with uncanny precision.

Florida ECC is 90th U.S. Municipality to go Live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

The Monitoring Association is pleased to announce the addition of the 90th municipality to its expanding Automated Secure Alarm Protocol service network. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs.

Survey: Security Leaders Expect Physical Threats to Businesses to Increase

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue, companies embrace hybrid work, employees return to the office and the U.S. opens up, violence and physical threats to businesses are occurring at an unsettling, record-high pace.

Providing Advanced Technology

Brinks Home Security is living on the edge. Well, the edge of providing customers advanced technology and providing cutting-edge security service.

Threat Detection Becomes Automatic

Imagine automatic screening of people with luggage, backpacks and bags for threat detection at your disposal. Wait no longer, Ceia USA is bringing its Opengate to the marketeplace.

A Pleasant Surprise

Aside from the hot Las Vegas weather, this had to be considered an amazing success in the ISC record books.

ADT Commercial Deepens Presence in Key Growth Markets

ADT Commercial announced July 18 that it is continuing to deepen its presence in key growth markets and has assembled a team of prominent vertical market leaders to address the unique and complex needs of customers in Energy & Utilities, Cannabis, Cities, Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Banking & Financial Institutions, and U.S.-based customers with an international presence.

Eagle Eye Networks Shows Solutions for Enterprise and Multisite Customers at ISC West 2021

Eagle Eye Networks, the global leader in cloud video surveillance, will showcase solutions for its reseller partners serving enterprise and multisite customers at ISC West 2021.

The 3 M’s of Modernizing Perimeter Security: Remote Maintained Operation, Management, and Monitoring

To the uninitiated, perimeter security solutions may appear to be disconnected devices in a world of evolving technologies.

Dahua Technology Joins Efforts with Moms in Security Global Outreach to Help End Human Trafficking

Provider of video surveillance and security technology, Dahua, was proud to sponsor the first ever Moms in Security Global Outreach (MISGO) Golf Outing.

ONVIF Releases Profile D for Access Control Peripherals

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile D, a new profile that addresses interfaces for access control peripheral devices, providing the market with an additional tool for building modern and secure IP-based integrated video and access control systems using ONVIF.

Let the Show Begin

I was not a fan of ISC West in July...in Las Vegas. There are pros and cons to a hot summer tradeshow.

Boon Edam to Demonstrate Touchless, Automatic Security Doors and Turnstiles at ISC West

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they will be displaying contactless security doors and turnstiles, including a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, in booth #8037 at the ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas on July 19-21

Evolv Listed on NASDAQ as EVLV

NewHold Investment Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Evolv Technologies, Inc., provider of weapons detection security screening, today announced that they have completed their business combination.

Vicon Solves NDAA Challenges with New Technology Portfolio

Vicon Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Cemtrex Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware, and components fills the supply gap caused by NDAA compliance and the emerging FCC ban on certain Chinese surveillance cameras and components with a sophisticated portfolio of compliant solutions.

Keynote Series has Terrific Lineup

The ISC West Keynote Series will help attendees gain new perspectives, and arm each person with the necessary information to lead the security and public safety industry into the future.

First Day Jitters

There is something different about the 2021 version of ISC West. I started to get that jittery feeling about the time I stepped outside the airport terminal. It is July, and it is Las Vegas.

Networking and Connections Part of ISC West

Taking place July 19-21, 2021, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, the International Security Conference & Exposition – also known as ISC West – looks forward to welcoming the security & public safety industry back to accelerate market recovery and re-define the roadmap ahead.

  • 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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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety