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SIA Advocates for Keeping Facial Recognition Technology at TSA Screening Checkpoints

SIA Advocates for Keeping Facial Recognition Technology at TSA Screening Checkpoints

Late last week, a group of five senators called for the TSA to halt the use of facial recognition technology at domestic airports. But in a statement, the SIA is asking the TSA to reject that request.

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Mission 500's Security 5K/2K Scheduled for March 30 in Las Vegas at ISC West

Mission 500 is excited to announce that the annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser benefiting children in need across the United States will once again be held live at ISC West this year. The event will be held on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 a.m., and take place at Sunset Park, Las Vegas, NV.

Paxton Promotes Blair Bowen to Divisional Director of Manufacturing

Paxton has promoted Blair Bowen to divisional director of Manufacturing to oversee the exciting expansion of their manufacturing operations in the coming years.

Vicon Welcomes Nick Santini as Director of Operations

With more than 20 years of operational leadership, Nick Santini brings a robust mix of knowledge and tactics that will assist him in tackling this new role.

Canadian Casino Modernizes Security and Surveillance

Canadian Casino Modernizes Security and Surveillance

Genetec Inc., a provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has helped River Cree Resort and Casino modernize security, surveillance, and compliance with a unified solution based on Genetec Security Center.

HID Acquires GuardRFID to Expand Healthcare Offering, Create Safer Experiences for Patients and Staff

HID recently announced it has acquired GuardRFID, a leading provider of real-time location services (RTLS) hardware and software solutions in the healthcare space. The addition of GuardRFID expands HID’s offering and relevance in the active RFID and RTLS space, including the support for new use cases catered to the needs of healthcare facilities.

See How Reddit Users Have Unlocked the Dark Side of ChatGPT

See How Reddit Users Have Unlocked the Dark Side of ChatGPT

In less than four months after its debut, ChatGPT continues to garner attention from users all around the world who have made use of the AI system that answers questions, creates computer code, and much more.

Netwatch Group Announces Partnership with Local Boys & Girls Clubs in Orange County

Netwatch Group has announced a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast (BGC Central OC) to support mentorship and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in the security industry.



Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

Enforcing Zero Trust in a Hybrid Work Environment

The effects of the pandemic have rippled across the business world like a meteor hitting a pond, creating a new plethora of challenges that incorporated into MBA curriculum for years to come.

CTM360 Recognized as a Global Leader in Digital Risk Protection (DRP) Enabling Technology by Frost & Sullivan

CTM360, the first Arab world cybersecurity technology operating at a global scale, has captured the Frost & Sullivan 2022 Global Digital Risk Protection Enabling Technology Leadership Award for excellence in commercialization success, application diversity, commitment to creativity and customer service experience.

First Responders Give NIST Their Communications Tech Wish Lists

First Responders Give NIST Their Communications Tech Wish Lists

Our first responders have spoken. An extensive research project conducted by experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reveals what our country’s police, fire, emergency medical and 911 dispatch responders think about the communications technology they use on a regular basis and how they would like developers to improve it in the future.

Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

Study Finds U.S. Enterprises Hit by Short-staffed Security Operations Centers

ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, recently announced results from its new study, Cloud Security Outlook 2023. The study found that enterprises have a limited number of analysts running their security operations centers (SOCs) and are deploying multiple tools in an attempt to address their cloud security challenges.

Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

Report: More Than Half of Organizations Have Experienced an Insider Threat in the Past Year

Gurucul, a provider of solutions in the Next Generation SIEM market, and Cybersecurity Insiders, a 600,000+ member online community for information security professionals, recently released its annual 2023 Insider Threat Report. Overall, results indicate insider threats are a top concern at organizations of all kinds; only 3% of respondents surveyed are not concerned with insider risk.

SALTO Systems North America Names New Marketing Leadership Roles

SALTO Systems North America has elevated two marketing team members to new levels of leadership to help focus on the four pillars of SALTO NA's efforts: building the brand, fostering a culture of learning and impact, getting closer to the customer, and achieving sustainable growth.

ISC West Is Two Months Away

ISC West Is Two Months Away

The annual “vacation” to Las Vegas is less than two months away. I anticipate it will be an amazing show, and furthermore, I expect the show hall to be teeming with interested security professionals.

Genetec Achieves Stringent Certifications through Commitment to Cybersecurity and Privacy

Genetec Inc. has achieved a number of certifications underscoring its unwavering commitment to ensuring the cybersecurity of its solutions and the ISMS (information security-management systems) that govern them.

PSA Announces Partnership With Cloud Collect

The PSA Network, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the addition of Cloud Collect to its lineup of technology partners.

Zenitel has Announced Hiring of Key Sales Executive in its Americas Onshore Business Unit

Evan Walde will the regional sales leader for the U.S. Midwest Region.

Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into.

ASIS International, SIA Partner to Advance Opportunities to Advance, Connect and Empower Women in Security

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading membership associations for the security industry, have announced a partnership to launch a new event designed to showcase women in security. The event, titled Security LeadHER, will be held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, and will kick off with a reception on June 12 with conference programming taking place on June 13.

Allied Universal Appoints Lori Olin Vice President of Communications

Allied Universal has announced that Lori Olin has joined the company as vice president of communications. Olin will implement a comprehensive strategy that reaches internal and external audiences to promote the brand and enhance Allied Universal's reputation across North America.

Zenitel Names Jennifer Kozak Strategic Alliance Relationship Manager

Zenitel has announced the hiring of a key relationship executive in its Americas Onshore Business Unit. Jennifer Kozak has been named Strategic Alliance Relationship Manager, reporting to Kelly Lake, Director of Global Strategic Alliances.

Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection.

The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape.

Johnson Controls Collaborates with Alcatraz AI for Intelligent Frictionless Access Control Solution

Johnson Controls has announced today a new offering in enterprise-grade frictionless access control with the integration of the Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with the Rock from Alcatraz AI, a powerful edge device leveraging 3D facial authentication technology to protect businesses, people and assets, prevent security breaches, and mitigate risk.

TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints.

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

More than three quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers across the United States and Canada believe their companies are likely to face a data breach within the next three years according to survey results released recently by Adastra, the global Data and Analytics solution provider.

Lang Appointed President of Gunnebo Entrance Control

Gunnebo Group has appointed Howard Lang as the new president of Gunnebo Entrance Control. Lang will take up the position from Feb. 1. He succeeds Sacha de La Noë.

Survey: 28% of Businesses Experienced Rising Security Incidents in 2022

Survey: 28% of Businesses Experienced Rising Security Incidents in 2022

Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, today published its third annual "The State of Physical Security" research report. It revealed that amid ongoing supply chain issues and emerging economic uncertainty, businesses experienced a rise in physical security incidents in 2022.

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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