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Axis Communications Partners with Altronix to Expand Trove™ Access and Power Integration Solutions

Altronix, a recognized leader in power and data transmission products for the professional security industry, continues to expand the company’s popular line of Trove™ Access and Power Integration Solutions in partnership with access control provider, Axis Communications.

HID Introduces Technology Partner Program Dedicated to Companies Developing Mobile-Enabled Solutions

HID, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announces its HID Origo Technology Partner Program, which is the company’s first program dedicated to partners with a focus on mobile technologies.

Survey: Insider Threats Surge Across U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Survey: Insider Threats Surge Across U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Over three-quarters (77%) of organizations across US critical national infrastructure (CNI) have seen a rise in insider-driven cyber threats in the last three years, according to new research by leading cyber security services firm Bridewell.

Genetec introduces Grants Support Team to Help Public Sector Agencies Navigate the Grant Funding Process

Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, introduces the Genetec Grants Support Team (GGST) to assist US public sector agencies research, select and apply for grant funding for their technology projects.

The Impact of Strategic Technology Partnerships

The Impact of Strategic Technology Partnerships

It may sound counterintuitive, but transparency is vital in the security industry. While many solutions block, divert and alert to imminent threats, at its core, security is rooted in the critical clarity between what the end-user needs and what the provider can offer

FTC Warns About Misuses of Biometric Information and Harm to Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a warning that the increasing use of consumers’ biometric information and related technologies, including those powered by machine learning, raises significant consumer privacy and data security concerns and the potential for bias and discrimination.

Making Your Security and Surveillance “Smarter”

Making Your Security and Surveillance “Smarter”

Many vehicles, homes and businesses already have some level of “smart” technology and automation currently in use. That trend will only accelerate through increased use of more sophisticated mobile and connected devices, combined with AI, for more consumer and professional applications.

ASSA ABLOY’s Dave Timmerman is New President of American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers

Dave Timmerman, a 38-year veteran of the automatic door industry, is the new president of the American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers (AAADM). He was previously serving as vice president of the association and has held various offices within it since 2019.



Eagle Eye, Brivo Get $192 Million Infusion

Let’s say you want to grow your company, expand your reach outside of North America, and into just about every market on earth; a first thought might be money. Drako companies, Eagle Eye Network and Brivo now have $192 million to enhance that worldwide dream.

Report: 47 Percent of Internet Traffic is From Bots

Report: 47 Percent of Internet Traffic is From Bots

Imperva Inc. recently released 2023 Imperva Bad Bot Report, a global analysis of automated bot traffic across the internet. In 2022, nearly half (47.4%) of all internet traffic came from bots, a 5.1% increase over the previous year. The proportion of human traffic (52.6%) decreased to its lowest level in eight years.

Allegiant Fire Protection Opens Second Location in Valparaiso

The Aurora, IL-based Allegiant Fire Protection announces that it will open up its second location with a grand opening on June 15, at 3505 Redbow Drive, Suite A in Valparaiso, IN. The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. to welcome its new neighbor to the business community.

Rethink Credentials

Rethink Credentials

Access control readers have been around commercially since the 1980s, along with physical badge credentials to open doors. Initially, these were magstripes, then proximity cards, then smart cards. The problem is, however is, these are still cards. Plastic cards that identify who you are, and where you work. In a world where technology is being innovated faster than ever before more sustainable alternatives are required.

Resideo Celebrates Grand Reopening of Offices in Louisville

Resideo recently celebrated the grand reopening of its offices in Louisville, KY, following 12 months of renovation to modernize the site.

Harnessing Data-driven Video Technology

Harnessing Data-driven Video Technology

From Atlantic City to Las Vegas, casinos, gaming hotels and resorts are always looking for new ways to enhance the customer experience and differentiate themselves from their competitors. With more than 1,000 casinos across the United States, the challenge to foster customer loyalty and create positive brand preference is fierce.

SDC Doubles Size of Campus Headquarters for Manufacturing, R&D, Training and Warehouse Capacity

SDC Doubles Size of Campus Headquarters for Manufacturing, R&D, Training and Warehouse Capacity

After a multi-year search for suitable factory space to meet its growth needs, SDC (Security Door Controls) was able close escrow on a facility at the end of 2022 - literally across the parking lot from its current headquarters.

Sentra Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program

Sentra, a cloud data security company, announced at the RSA Conference, that it has been accepted into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program for AWS Partners who provide software solutions that run on or integrate with AWS.

Pentera Continues Global Expansion with Offices in Latin America

Pentera has announced the expansion of its business operations to Latin America with local offices in Brazil and Mexico. The expansion enables Pentera to accommodate the high demand for automated security validation in Latin America following the remarkable growth and traction in its business in North America.

(ISC)² Calls for Global Cybersecurity Standards Based on New Research

(ISC)² Calls for Global Cybersecurity Standards Based on New Research

(ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals, and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the world's oldest independent think tank on international defense and security, today released a new research report titled "Global Approaches to Cyber Policy, Legislation and Regulation."

RSA Conference Attracts More Than 40,000 Attendees in Another Successful Run

RSA Conference Attracts More Than 40,000 Attendees in Another Successful Run

RSA Conference, the world’s leading cybersecurity conferences and expositions, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, attracted more than 40,000 attendees, including more than 650 speakers, more than 500 exhibitors and hundreds of media outlets. Throughout the week, attendees networked on the expo floor and participated in keynote presentations, track sessions, tutorials, seminars and special networking events.

i-PRO Taps Industry Expert Antoinette King as Regional Sales Director, Head of Cyber Convergence

i-PRO Co, Ltd. has announced that that it has appointed Antoinette King, a nationally recognized physical and cyber security expert, as Director of Regional Sales East and Head of Cyber Convergence.

Snap One Opens New Salt Lake City Co-Headquarters Featuring a New Innovation Center for Hardware and Software Product Acceleration

The new and expanded labs will enable the company to design and engineer better product experiences and security. Improved collaboration spaces will foster greater creativity and collaboration among team members in Utah and around the world.

IPVideo Corp. to Showcase its Multiple Award-Winning HALO Smart Sensor at the 24th Annual NYS Affordable Housing Conference

IPVideo Corp. today announced that the company will be exhibiting (Booth # 7-19) at the 24th Annual NYS Affordable Housing Conference (NYSAFAH) taking place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis Time Square in New York City.

New Remote Patient Monitoring Tool Delivers High-quality Patient Care

By 2030, it is projected that a global shortfall of 15 million healthcare professionals will exist. Milestone’s new XProtect Hospital Assist helps hospitals respond to this crisis while continuing to provide high-quality care.

Allied Universal Mourns Loss of Security Professional in Allen Premium Outlets Mass Shooting

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Christian LaCour, our security professional who was tragically killed while protecting the customers and employees of the Allen Premium Outlets.

Extending the Perimeter on Campus Security and Safety

Campus security and safety are two of the many challenges facing colleges and universities nationwide. When we think about safety and security on campuses, one might immediately think of active shooter scenarios and prevention.

The Impact of Strategic Technology Partnerships

It may sound counterintuitive, but transparency is vital in the security industry. While many solutions block, divert and alert to imminent threats, at its core, security is rooted in the critical clarity between what the end-user needs and what the provider can offer.

Wi-Fi HaLow and the Evolution of the Smart Home

Wi-Fi HaLow and the Evolution of the Smart Home

From those early, high-pitched days of dial up, to the impending arrival of Wi-Fi 7, connectivity is changing… particularly in the Wi-Fi department.

Minimizing IP Theft and Insider Threats During Times of Layoffs

Minimizing IP Theft and Insider Threats During Times of Layoffs

In 2022, the tech industry experienced a 649% increase in layoffs. Even before the close of the first quarter of 2023, more than 100,000 employees at US technology companies have been let go. If layoffs persist, particularly in the tech sector, organizations could be at an increased risk of theft of intellectual property (IP).

Secured Entrances Deliver a Warehouse Full of Protection

Secured Entrances Deliver a Warehouse Full of Protection

Ask any industry analyst to identify the biggest potential risks and liabilities facing distribution, logistics and warehouse management teams today, and the costs related to inventory shrinkage and theft are surely to be near the top of every list.

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  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

  • ASIS Announces ANSI-Approved Cannabis Security Standard

    ASIS International, a leading authority in security standards and guidelines, proudly announces the release of a pioneering American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to cannabis security. This best-in-class standard, meticulously developed by industry experts, sets a new benchmark by providing comprehensive requirements and guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and maintenance of a cannabis security program. Read Now

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  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3