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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.

DHS Announces New Artificial Intelligence Task Force

DHS Announces New Artificial Intelligence Task Force

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas recently announced two new initiatives to combat evolving threats during his first address on the State of the Homeland Security.

Paxton Hires Wesley Greenhaw in Keeping with Growth Strategy

Paxton, the global brand of electronic IP access control, video surveillance and video intercom systems, has hired a new and experienced addition to their U.S. Training team as they continue to accelerate growth across North America.

New Research Shows Ransomware Attacks Resurge with Victims Doubling in 2023

New Research Shows Ransomware Attacks Resurge with Victims Doubling in 2023

Black Kite, provider third-party cyber risk intelligence, recently released its highly anticipated report, “Ransomware Threat Landscape 2023: Ransomware Resurgence”.

TSA Awards Up to $1.3 Billion to Procure Additional CT X-ray Scanners for Airport Checkpoints

TSA Awards Up to $1.3 Billion to Procure Additional CT X-ray Scanners for Airport Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the award of three orders for a combined total value of up to $1.3 billion for Computed Tomography (CT) scanners to include up to 426 base, 359 mid-size, and 429 full-size units, if all options are exercised, for deployment across TSA checkpoints starting Summer 2023

Report: Physical Threats to Business Increasing, But CEOs Are Unprepared

Report: Physical Threats to Business Increasing, But CEOs Are Unprepared

OnSolve, a critical event management provider that enables organizations to mitigate physical threats and remain agile when a crisis strikes, recently released its annual 2023 OnSolve Global Risk Impact Report, which found significant increases to three rising threats globally in 2022 when compared to 2021.

Program Announced for 2023 Security LeadHER Conference

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the inaugural Security LeadHER conference, an event designed to showcase women in security. Security LeadHER 2023 will be held June 12-13 at the Hilton Nashville Downtown Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Quorum Cyber Sets Sights on North America

UK-based cybersecurity firm Quorum Cyber has announced its intention to focus on the North American market after achieving impressive year-over-year growth.

NRF Report Shows Organized Retail Crime a Growing Threat for Retailers

NRF Report Shows Organized Retail Crime a Growing Threat for Retailers

Organized retail crime (ORC) is a perpetual and burgeoning problem for the U.S. retail industry, and evidence suggests it is growing in both scope and complexity, according to a new report released today by the National Retail Federation.

Sotero Introduces Ransomware Protection Technology

In advance of RSAC 2023, Sotero has announced the availability of Sotero Ransomware Protection, giving organizations the ability to proactively protect unstructured data from attack by using behavior-based detection.

TSA Checkpoints Now Equipped with New State-of-the-Art 3-Scanners

A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography scanner that provides 3-D imaging has been installed at the TSA checkpoint, at Adirondack, NY, Regional Airport (SLK), and the checkpoint at Trenton-Mercer, NJ, Airport (TTN), providing critical explosives detection capabilities for screening carry-on items.

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  • 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

  • ISC West Announces Keynote Lineup

    ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced this year’s dynamic trio of speakers that will headline the Keynote Series at ISC West 2024. Read Now

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  • Government is Top Targeted Industry for DDoS Attacks in Q4 2023

    The government sector experienced a surge of DDoS attacks in Q4 according to Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), a global leader in integrated network and cybersecurity solutions. The Lumen Quarterly DDoS & Application Threat Report for Q4 2023 analyzes data from its DDoS mitigation platform and application protection partner, ThreatX, to provide an overview of the DDoS and application-layer attacks that targeted organizations in the last quarter of 2023. Read Now

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New Products

  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3