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ONVIF Reaches Milestone of 20,000 Conformant Products

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that more than 20,000 security products are now conformant to its various profiles.

BCD International Debuts Harmonize iDRAC Plug-In with Milestone Systems XProtect Video Management Software

BCD International has announced its Harmonize iDRAC plug-in integration with Milestone Systems XProtect® VMS.

The City of Eilat Drives Israel’s Smart City Initiative with the Deployment of Advanced Behavioral Analytics

viisights Inc. has recently deployed a new installation in the city of Eilat, Israel to detect, predict and analyze events of interests in real-time and alert authorities of crowding, violent/suspicious activity, traffic or crowd congestion, and more.

Altronix Offers Industry First All-inclusive Fiber Optic Termination Kit

Altronix is now supporting dealers with a new cost-effective tool kit for deploying fiber.

Industry Leading SAFR Facial Recognition for Live Video Integrated with Geutebrück VMS

SAFR from RealNetworks Inc. has announced that its SAFR facial recognition system for live video is now integrated with the Geutebrück G-Core VMS.

Fortem Technologies Demonstrates Integration with Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control System

Fortem Technologies has announced that the Fortem DroneHunter® will seamlessly integrate with the Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control system

Fortem Technologies and Toshiba Announce Strategic Alliance

Fortem Technologies and Toshiba Announce Strategic Alliance

Fortem Technologies, Inc. has announced today that Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions has invested $15 million in the company and that they have formed a strategic business alliance.

House Minority Leader Seeks FBI, CIA Briefing after Two Men on Terror Watchlist Stopped at Border

House Minority Leader Seeks FBI, CIA Briefing after Two Men on Terror Watchlist Stopped at Border

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) would like to have an FBI and CIA classified briefing, as well as other lawmakers, following reports that two people on the on the FBI's terror watchlist were apprehended after crossing the southern border.



Hanwha Techwin America Appoints C.H. Ha as New President

Hanwha Techwin has appointed C.H. (Choong Hoon) Ha as the new president of Hanwha Techwin America.

Border Patrol Rescues 2 Abandoned Children

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued two children who had been abandoned along the border near Jacumba Monday afternoon.

Carson and dormakaba Announce Integration to Expand SMART Multifamily Security Solutions

Carson, creator of the One-App Resident ExperienceTM and 24/7 remote doorman service for multifamily properties, and dormakaba have announced an integration and distribution partnership.

XTEND Delivers Counter-Drone Systems to Department of Defense Office

XTEND is providing counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) technologies for U.S. military and defense entities.

Panasonic i-PRO Partners with Genetec on New Cloud-Based Digital Evidence Management System

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America is partnering with Genetec Inc. to offer a cloud-based digital evidence management system for law enforcement customers.

Gallagher Named Vice President at Group 337

Group337 have announced the appointment of Hilary Gallagher as vice president, responsible for internal and external marketing, communication, branding and content creation.

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Cybersecurity experts have long warned of attacks on small municipal systems. Until hackers accessed the water treatment plant of a small Florida city this year, those warnings were “out of sight, out of mind.” Now, both local and national authorities’ perspectives on the dangers of cybersecurity attacks are changing.

Car Rams Barricade at U.S. Capitol, Kills Officer

A car rammed into two Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Friday afternoon. According to AP News, one of the officers was killed, another was injured, and the driver of the vehicle was shot and killed.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Virtually every U.S. citizen counts on the nation’s critical infrastructure for services and products that touch their lives daily.

Steering the Conversation

Steering the Conversation

When navigating the Smart City market, it is wise to speak to the priorities and concerns of diverse stakeholders, many of whom might lie outside the security integrator’s traditional business.

A Capitol Breach

A Capitol Breach

On Jan. 6, the U.S. Capitol security perimeter was breached and the nation watched as multiple levels of security failed.

A Healthier Facility

Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past year, the critical role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more apparent than ever.

Actionable Intelligence

There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay, as new AI-driven solutions are pervasive across every category of professional and consumer electronics today.

The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

The pandemic compelled hospitals to increase safety and security measures. The role of the security professional has been redefined and prioritized to support more patient care related activities.

Going Beyond Retail

Going Beyond Retail

Physical security infrastructure has traditionally been seen as a sunk cost; an expense that represents a cost of doing business.

Absolute Capitol Security

Here we go again, but this time security is prepared at the Capitol. Apparently, the chatter among extremists groups have been talking about possible plots of illicit activity in Washington, D.C.

Current and future uses in the commercial security industry

On a Cloud of its Own

Cloud-based technology and solutions have become more and more mainstream, especially in the commercial security industry.

Transforming Security

Transforming Security

Just three years ago, the “cloud” was a four-letter word in the security industry. After fronting millions of dollars to establish onpremises systems, companies were understandably reluctant to rip them apart for a new approach.

Resideo Acquires Regional Distributor Norfolk Wire & Electronics

Resideo Technologies Inc. today announced it has acquired privately held Norfolk Wire & Electronics, based in Richmond, Va. Norfolk was founded in 1985 and is a leading regional distributor of security, telecom, network and audio-video (AV) related products, supplies and tools.

A Sound Strategy

A Sound Strategy

No matter the security criticality of your facility or the sophistication of your security system, simple key control is a foundational process of physical key management that helps control access to crucial assets, people, information and spaces.

Running the Gauntlet

Running the Gauntlet

Not long ago when visiting a colleague’s office, it was protocol to arrive early to run the gauntlet of the visitor management check-in that awaited, a process that might gladly be endured now if just for a brief return to some normalcy.

Allied Universal Hires Chief Merger, Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy and Investor Relations

Allied Universal has recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as chief merger and acquisition officer, and co-head of strategy and investor relations.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

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    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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