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Erin Harrington Communications Celebrates Sweet 16 Anniversary

Founded in 2005 by journalist and security industry veteran Erin Harrington, Erin Harrington Communications has successfully served the editorial, marketing and PR needs of many industry clients on both the manufacturing and distribution sides since its inception.

Allegion Acquires Two European Software Firms

Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, has acquired, through its subsidiaries, certain assets of Astrum Benelux B.V. (Belgium) as well as privately held WorkforceIT B.V. (the Netherlands).

Netwatch North America Announces Partnership with Avigilon

Netwatch North America, the leader in proactive video monitoring solutions, is now an authorized partner for Avigilon, a subsidiary of Motorola Solutions, specializing in the design and manufacture of AI-powered video analytics and network video management software and hardware.

NTC Announces the '90-Day Online Training Bundle'


NTC leads the way in helping experienced, low-voltage technicians and beginning students prepare for a successful career in security and life safety

HID Global Acquires Omni-ID to Extend Its RFID Leadership

Acquisition broadens HID’s footprint in Asia, extends portfolio of active and passive RAIN® RFID UHF tags and IoT components and deepens the company’s RFID customization capabilities.

LENSEC Announces Integration with Open Options

Perspective VMS® Users Can Now Leverage Integration with DNA Fusion™ Software

Splan Announces New Powerful Unified Mobile Credentialing Platform; Unveils Integrations with Top Industry Access Control Systems

Leading California-based security solution provider announces extensive library of integrations that supports multiple mobile credential providers & access control systems

BCDVideo Hires Fredy Issa, Four Other Team Members

BCDVideo has announced the appointment of Fredy Issa as managing director of the Middle East, Russia, Africa, and Turkey (MERAT) region.



Security Today 2021 New Product of the Year Award Winners

Security Today 2021 New Product of the Year Award Winners

The Security Today New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

Mission 500's Great Las Vegas Hunt Raises $24K At ISC West 2021

Mission 500’s newest fundraiser endeavor at ISC West 2021, “The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt,” was a big success.

ASSA ABLOY Launches ‘Upgrade Your Openings’ Program to Improve Health and Safety in Public Buildings

ASSA ABLOY has introduced its “Upgrade Your Openings” program to support facility managers in addressing the changing needs of building occupants. With businesses, offices, and schools continuing to return to the workplace, efforts have been made to integrate touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments.

Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry.

NFPA Announces Launch of Ecosystem Assessment Tool

The NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute announced the launch of the Ecosystem Assessment Tool that will help users identify gaps in a community’s capacity to support safety and draw on the results to advocate for specific changes that will better protect citizens and property.

Report: Total Video Surveillance Market Jumps to $24 Billion in 2021

The global video surveillance market revenues are set to reach $24 billion by the end of 2021 according to Omdia’s latest Video Surveillance and Analytics Intelligence Database

SALTO Systems Names Ziebell as Regional Sales Manager

SALTO Systems has appointed Scott Ziebell as Regional Sales Manager for the Plain States Region.

Employee allegedly shoots 3 co workers at Smile Direct Club

Employee allegedly shoots 3 co-workers at Smile Direct Club

An employee allegedly shot and injured three co-workers at a Smile Direct Club manufacturing facility in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, TN, early Tuesday, officials said.

Man accused of shootout on Bourbon Street that wounded 5 has been arrested

Five people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning at the intersection of Orleans St. and Bourbon St, in the heart of the French Quarter, on Aug. 1. The shooting was reported by police at around 3 a.m.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America Will Change Its Name in April

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces that it will be changing its company name to i-PRO Americas Inc. on April 1, 2022.

Snap One Launches Four New AllNet Local Partner Stores to Offer Same-Day Product Availability to South and Southeast Partners

New stores in Florida, Georgia, Texas and Tennessee expand the network of Snap One Local Partner Stores with same-day product delivery to 31 total markets.

A Modern Approach to Protecting Against Web Threats

Today’s cyberattacks continue to grow in sophistication and scale as organizations face an uphill battle protecting a growing mobile workforce that uses multiple devices, accesses sensitive data remotely, and utilizes third-party cloud services. Not surprising, cyberattacks have been considered the fastest growing crime in the US.

Everbridge Announces Industry’s First Critical Event Management (CEM) Certification™ Program for Assessing an Organization’s Enterprise Resilience.

As a part of the launch of the CEM Certification program, several vertical-industry leaders including FORTUNE 500 companies and multi-national corporations have engaged in the evaluation and benchmarking process.

Interface Appoints Bud Homeyer as Executive Vice President - Enterprise Solutions

Having worked as an IT and security leader for leading consumer-facing brands like Michaels, Brinker, and Bank of America, Homeyer has a proven track record of solving complex enterprise-wide challenges to drive growth, productivity, and profitability.

The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

4 Steps to Ready

4 Steps to Ready

The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.

Listen Clearly

Sounds are a part of our everyday lives. They come at the right time, and at the wrong time. Many sounds we hear are appreciated, such as a bird singing, children laughing, or your feet crunching in the snow as you walk.

Overall Security

The physical security industry, and the technologies that drive it, continue to evolve and advance at a rapid pace.

The Future of Industrial Security

The Future of Industrial Security

In the new world of modern industrial networking solutions, the security measures to protect a network must match the pace of innovation across many industries, including mining, oil and gas, agriculture, transportation, heavy construction, military, municipalities, and government.

The Value of Smart Security

Society has come to value the mobility and convenience of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

Integrating network audio into a security solution is easy. Because it operates on the network via PoE, you can seamlessly integrate it with existing video cameras, access control systems, intercoms, speakers, and other network-based devices.

  • Fresh Security Perspective from AMAG’s New Sales Director A Fresh Perspective on Security

    Fred Nelson may be new to the security industry but his sales and leadership methods are time tested, and true. Fred joined AMAG only a few months ago, but brings with him a wealth of experience in sales and life balance solutions. This year is off to a good start for AMAG with new solutions on the horizon.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2022

    April 2022

    Featuring:

    • Similarities at Data Centers and Airports
    • Transitioning to the Cloud
    • Going High Tech
    • The Benefits of On-site Security
    • Optimizing Store Layouts

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