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Allied Universal® Acquires San Francisco-Based Security Integration Inc.

Allied Universal® has announced the acquisition of Security Integration, Inc., a security systems company based in San Rafael, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Free “Simplify PKI 2021” Virtual Cybersecurity Summit Runs March 10-11

The explosive growth of hardware, hybrid cloud, apps and IoT environments need a new approach to the management of certificates and crypto keys where IT automation and workflows can help.

SASA Secure Networking

How SASE is Defining the Future of Secure Networking

As the digital transformation trend continues to highlight business agendas, now more than ever enterprises need infrastructure solutions that enable them to connect more locations at faster speeds.

HID Global Expands Its RFID Enablement Solutions Portfolio with Acquisition of Invengo Textile Services Business from Invengo Information Technology Co., Ltd

HID now offers complete portfolio for commercial laundry management with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, readers and cloud-based inventory services.

Sharman is recipient of SIA Chairman’s Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Craig Sharman as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Chairman’s Award

Wisconsin Casino Uses Touchless Security Screening System to Detect Weapons

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is teaming up with Evolv Technology to bring a state-of-the-art security and screening system to enhance the safety of guests and team members.

Improving Rentability

Olymbec is the largest, privately owned industrial real estate holder on the East Coast. Managing upwards of 300 properties in Quebec and 15 different States in the US, they own more than 30 million square feet of property.

The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

The advent of a global pandemic has rapidly upended the way we work and live our day-to-day lives.



The Future of Video Security

Even before the pandemic, cloud computing was flourishing. It is nearly impossible today to find an organization that doesn’t use some form of cloud service.

Passing Prop 24

Passing Prop 24

Supporters of Prop. 24 posited the CCPA privacy law, even though it had just gone into effect earlier in the year, wasn’t strong enough.

The Digital Year

Last year, global citizens experienced dramatic shifts to working from home in response to COVID-19 safety recommendations, with communication, technology and security companies supporting changing business and consumer needs with new products, services and data security tools.

The New Normal

The New Normal

With the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across our nation like wildfire in 2020, the new normal had to adapt itself quickly to all situations.

A Permanent Solutions

The trend that has catapulted to the top of the list for vehicle perimeter security is securing temporary events with certified crash equipment that can be installed in only 15 minutes

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

Smart Home Preview

As a product and strategy leader, a critical part of my role is to look ahead and determine where our industry will go. Brinks Home™ is one of the largest providers of home security in North America, and we take our position seriously.

Preventing Intrusion

While technologies have advanced and integration processes have become much more sophisticated, the basic tenets of electronic access control systems haven’t changed much over the last quarter-century.

Learn to Walk Before Running

Learn to Walk Before Running

Today’s analytics are not only better able to differentiate between true security incidents and false alarms, but can be programmed to trigger when a given event occurs.

Meeting the Current Crisis

Meeting the Current Crisis

Even as we appreciate and applaud our healthcare professionals, most of us can do little more than watch as systems everywhere face the tremendous pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transforming the Industry

Transforming the Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain momentum every day, and it is already poised to augment and enrich many aspects of our business and personal lives.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Staying Focused on the Horizon

What a crazy ride we all experienced in 2020, and it seems were on that same roller coaster as we turn full force into 2021.

The Growth of Technology

How enterprise organizations provide access control, identity authentication – even keep employee time and attendance – is rapidly moving away from traditional systems and favoring contactless biometric solutions.

Cutting the Cord

Cutting the Cord

Long before anyone coined “Internet of Things,” the security industry began to lay the foundations for what would become the 21st century smart home.

When it Comes to Cybersecurity and Compliance, there is no Room for Error

When it Comes to Cybersecurity and Compliance, there is no Room for Error

We’ve seen the statistics about the sharp rise in cyber attacks, and the impact on businesses – lost revenue, stress on resources. In many cases, organizations never recover. In fact, 60 percent of small companies go out of business within six months after falling victim to a data breach or cyber attack.

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

Over the last few weeks, you have probably seen numerous articles regarding North Korea’s effort to hack Pfizer in what most security experts believe was an effort to manufacture and sell counterfeit COVID vaccines to raise cash and obtain foreign currency.

Biden Signs Executive Order calling for Semiconductor Supply Chain Review

Biden Signs Executive Order calling for Semiconductor Supply Chain Review

President Biden has signed another executive order addressing growing concern over a global semiconductor shortage.

Idis Acquires Controlling Stake in KT Powertel

Idis has acquired a controlling (44.84%) stake in KT Powertel, the radio communications subsidiary of telecoms giant KT Corp.

Freeman Named Committee Chair of the Year

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Matt Feenan as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives.

Invixium integrates with Gallagher for contactless biometric temperature and mask detection

Gallagher Security and Invixium have announced announce a next-level integration between Gallagher Command Centre and Invixium’s IXM WEB software.

ONVIF Announces New Chairman

ONVIF® is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Levit as the new chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee.

Bill Bozeman to Join Board of Netwatch Group

Netwatch Group, comprised of NMC, CalAtlantic, and Netwatch; is pleased to announce that Bill Bozeman, CPP, will be joining their executive board.

That’s Not Frosted Flakes

On Feb. 13, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted smuggled narcotics in a shipment of cereal originating from South America.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - January February 2021

    March 2021

    Featuring:

    • The Future of Video Security
    • Cutting the Cord
    • Transforming the Industry
    • The Impact of Coronavirus
    • The New Normal

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