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Seagate Technology Chooses Genetec to Secure its Global Campuses

Genetec Inc. has announced that Seagate Technology Holdings has deployed Genetec Security Center to secure their global campuses and regional offices.

Attivo Networks® Launches CIEM Solution, Expanding its Identity Detection and Response Portfolio

Organizations are moving to the public cloud in record-setting numbers, but with this growth comes unanticipated security challenges with user identity management and the explosion of “non-human” identities such as applications, databases, and data stores.

CBP Agriculture Specialists in Pharr Intercept Rare Pest, a First in the Nation Discovery

CBP Agriculture Specialists in Pharr Intercept Rare Pest, a First in the Nation Discovery

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Pharr International Bridge discovered a rare pest, a first in nation discovery, in a shipment of coconuts.

IDIS highlights importance of standards compliance and licensing verification

As video users globally pay closer attention to the manufacturing origins and standards-compliance of their systems, IDIS is highlighting the value of its fully licensed network cameras and recorders that feature H.265 video compression.

U.S. Border Patrol Unveils “Se Busca Informacion” Initiative Which Identifies 10 New Targets

U.S. Border Patrol Unveils “Se Busca Informacion” Initiative Which Identifies 10 New Targets

The United States and Mexico have announced 10 new criminal targets for their “Se Busca Información” initiative during a press conference at the El Paso Texas Army National Guard Building, July 12.

Maxxess Offers New HIPPA Audit Solution

Maxxess Systems is introducing a new application for the company’s renowned eFusion Security Management Solution that supports HIPAA audits helping organizations to avoid violations during audits that may result in penalties and hefty fines.

 DHS, VA Announce Initiative to Support Noncitizen Service Members, Veterans, and Immediate Family Members

DHS, VA Announce Initiative to Support Noncitizen Service Members, Veterans, and Immediate Family Members

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis R. McDonough have announced a new initiative to support our Nation’s noncitizen service members, veterans, and the immediate family members of service members.

Be Sure to Include a Face Covering

COVID-19 has taken its toll on just about everything in our daily lives. Tradeshows are no exception, and on the receiving end is ISC West, and this year’s March date has come and gone. Planning for 2021 ISC West has pushed this event back to July. In Las Vegas



NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware

NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware

Used in cyberattacks that can paralyze organizations, ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a computer system’s data and demands payment to restore access.

Research: Global Video Surveillance Market Remains Resilient Despite COVID-19

Research: Global Video Surveillance Market Remains Resilient Despite COVID-19

A new report from Novaira Insights reveals that the video surveillance market declined 2.6% in 2020.

Red Hot Scavenger Hunt Planned for ISC West

Mission 500 is hosting ‘The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt’ fundraiser at this year’s ISC West to help children and families in need across the United States, set to take place on July 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Sands Expo Centre in Paradise, NV

New Funding Will Accelerate AnyVision’s Growth and Innovation

AnyVision has announced it has secured an investment of $235 million from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Eldridge with further participation from existing investors.

ADT Sues Vivint over Patent Infringement

ADT Sues Vivint over Patent Infringement

ADT has taken action for patent infringement against Vivint, a security and alarm company headquartered in Provo, Utah.

How a Culture of Identity Governance Drives Success in Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation (DX) should be an important area of strategic focus for companies that want to grow and thrive in a changing world.

ISC West 2021 Kicks Off On July 19

SC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has recently unveiled a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event.

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Smart Home technology has become more accessible in recent years and usage rates in the US are on the rise. According to data presented by Trading Platforms, the number of Smart Home users in the US will pass 50M in 2021 and generate the most revenue globally – $28.9B in 2021.

ONVIF Releases Profile M for Metadata and Events for Analytics Applications

ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile M, which standardizes metadata and events for analytics applications.

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

A new KRC research report recently commissioned by Honeywell, 75% of surveyed U.S. facility managers say COVID-19 has caused them to permanently rethink how their facility operates.

Versa Networks Secures 84M in Series D Funding to Accelerate SASE Growth

Versa Networks has announced that it has raised $84 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the company’s total amount raised in funding to $196 million.

New Alcatraz AI and VTI Security Partnership Promotes Industry Adoption of Facial Authentication Technology

Systems integrator VTI Security partners with Alcatraz AI to add the Alcatraz Rock autonomous access control solution to its product offerings. This partnership will no doubt introduce modern facial authentication technology to a wider, more diverse market.

Soloinsight Inc. Strengthens Commitment to Data Security with SOC 2 Compliance

Soloinsight announced May 28, they have become SOC 2 Type 1 certified. Along with existing controls and protocols, this new certification represents the company’s ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of customers' data.

Allied Universal to Host Phoenix Hiring in July

Allied Universal is seeking to hire 150 security professionals in Phoenix. The company is holding an open house hiring event on July 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the company’s regional office at 7776 S. Point Parkway West, Suite #290 in Phoenix

HID Global Earns Level 1 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) Designation for Popular TouchChipTM Capacitive Biometric Fingerprint Sensors

HID Global has announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors has been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance.

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

As America continues to recover from the pandemic and vaccination rates rise, the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are excited to welcome the traveling public back to the nation’s transportation systems.

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Violence in the workplace is taking on a position of greater priority and attention for businesses as they reopen after a year of COVID-19-related closings. In recent months, an increase in reported violent incidents at business locations across the country is shifting security concerns beyond virus transmission to a renewed focus on the steps companies can and should take to help protect their people, patrons and visitors from the threat of violence on their properties

ADT Technician Sentenced for Hacking Home Security Footage

ADT Technician Sentenced for Hacking Home Security Footage

A home security technician was sentenced recently to 52 months in federal prison for repeatedly hacking into customers’ video feeds, announced Prerak Shah, acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District.

SARGENT EcoFlex® Technology Electrified Mortise Lock Takes Green to the Extreme

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces that the SARGENT 8200 Series Electrified Mortise Lock with EcoFlex® Technology has achieved Living Product Challenge certification from the International Living Future Institute.

AnyVision’s Recognition AI Software Running on Ambarella’s CVflow® SoCs

AnyVision has announced the availability of new AI software designed to run on Ambarella’s CV2x family of edge AI vision SoCs, and helps make cameras smarter by extracting valuable data from high-resolution video streams in real-time.

South Texas man Indicted for “Ghost Guns” Headed to Mexican Cartel

A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging a South Texas man for selling illegally manufactured and unregistered firearms suppressors destined for a Mexican drug cartel.

HSI El Paso-led Multi-agency Operation Results in Recovery of 24 Missing Children

HSI El Paso-led Multi-agency Operation Results in Recovery of 24 Missing Children

A multi-agency effort, led by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), has resulted in the recovery of 24 missing and/or runaway children throughout El Paso County and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

  • 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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