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How Security and COVID-19 Became Partners

COVID-19 has changed a lot of things about life and business Some opportunities have been challenging, other plans have been nimble exercises of security technology stepping up to the place, swinging for a home run.

Speco Continues To Expand the National Accounts Team with West Coast New Hire

Speco is pleased to announce the hiring of security Industry veteran Steven Currens as the latest addition to the National Accounts Team.

Eagle Eye Networks and Delaget launch new video and operational data integration for restaurant loss prevention

Eagle Eye Networks has announced a collaboration with Delaget, a software-as-a-service provider specializing in business intelligence for restaurants, to integrate the Eagle Eye Video API Platform into Delaget's loss prevention and analytical tools.

ISC East 2020 Has Been Canceled.

ISC East 2020 Has Been Canceled.

ISC East 2020, scheduled for Nov. 18-19, 2020, in New York City, has been canceled due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 as further discussed below, and continued restrictions on large events.

PureTech Systems Awarded Contract to Protect Additional Power Generation Sites with PureActiv®

PureActiv software to provide wide-area intrusion detection with multi-sensor technology

Alcatraz Partners With SAGE Integration to Expand Modern Access Control Solutions Along the East Coast, Midwest

Alcatraz has partnered with SAGE Integration to deliver facial authentication solutions to enterprise businesses to help modernize access control.

Paxton COVID secure Tutorials and Resources Launched on Demand

Paxton is pleased to announce that their free COVID-secure live webinars are now available on demand - they can be watched anywhere, anytime at your convenience.

Interface Security Systems Makes Virtual Security Guard Monitoring Affordable to Businesses of all Sizes

Interface Security Systems has announced it is expanding its Interactive Remote Video Monitoring services with a new highly-affordable Virtual Security Guard Monitoring package designed specifically for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises with moderate security challenges.



Eagle Eye Networks, Delaget Launch New Video and Operational Data Integration for Restaurant Loss Prevention

Eagle Eye Networks has announced a collaboration with Delaget, a software-as-a-service provider specializing in business intelligence for restaurants, to integrate the Eagle Eye Video API Platform into Delaget’s loss prevention and analytical tools.

AF Looks to Facial Recognition to Secure Facilities

AF Looks to Facial Recognition to Secure Facilities

The Air Force’s AFWERX innovation arm is investing in real-time facial recognition to secure base perimeters and enhance situational awareness for Air Force security staff.

Arcules Honored with Benchmark Innovation Award for Hybrid VMS Solution with Technology Partner Milestone Systems

Arcules has announced today that the Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS Solution has been selected as the winner in the Service-based Solutions category of the 2020 Benchmark Innovation awards.

Dunbar Security Solutions Acquires Manned Security Assets from Trust Security Services Inc.

Dunbar Security Solutions has finalized a deal to acquire assets from Trust Security Services, Inc. to provide manned security services in Washington, D.C.

Air Force One Nearly Hit by Drone

Air Force One Nearly Hit by Drone

As Air Force One was descending to an air base near Washington, D.C. recently, it nearly collided with a small drone, according to several people on board the aircraft. President Trump was aboard the modified Boeing Co. 757 aircraft.

Interagency Issues Advisory on Use of Technology to Detect and Mitigate Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Advisory has been issued at a time when the commercial demand for UAS detection and mitigation is high, but the authority to use those capabilities is far from clear.

Passengers Left More Than $900,000 Behind at TSA Security Checkpoints

Passengers Left More Than $900,000 Behind at TSA Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration collected $926,030.44 in unclaimed money that passengers left behind at airport security checkpoints during fiscal 2019, including $18,899.09 in foreign currency.

ICE Homeland Security Investigations Nabs Smuggled Counterfeit Goods

On July 15, 2020, Hang “Henry” Chen, an employee of CBK, CBK International, and Silicon Electronics, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James Donato to four months incarceration with three-years supervised release, a $75,000 fine, and restitution up to $137,000.

BriefCam Appoints Gil Briman as CEO

Veteran executive to lead company’s next phase of growth and innovation

AMG Expands Engineering Group Introduces Vice President of Engineering

AMG pleased to announce that Ziyu Yan has joined the company as vice president of engineering and will form part of the management team leading AMG’s engineering efforts.

Rigaku Introduces New X-ray Diffraction System with Intelligent Workflow Automation

Rigaku Corp. is announcing the release of a new X-ray diffractometer system with integrated sample-changing automation.

Senior DHS Officials Improperly Appointed

Senior DHS Officials Improperly Appointed

The Government Accounting Office (GAO) is now saying that acting DHS Chad Wolf and his active deputy, Ken Cuccinelli are ineligible to govern the agency to which they were appointed by the Trump administration.

ONVIF Introduces Release Candidate for Profile D for Access Control Peripherals

ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has published the Release Candidate for Profile D, a draft specification that covers interfaces for access control peripherals.

Konica Minolta Acquires Depth Security; Move Uniquely Positions IT Services Division

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., together with its IT Services division, All Covered, today announced the acquisition of Depth Security, a cybersecurity consulting company that enhances the already impressive and comprehensive security portfolio from All Covered.

The Board of Directors at Milestone Systems announces Thomas Jensen named CEO

Assuming his new role on Oct. 1, Thomas Jensen has been named CEO of Milestone Systems.

Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

TSA security checkpoints to help protect workforce and passengers from COVID-19

HID Global Acquires Access-IS, a Leading Global Provider of Miniaturized Reader Devices That Combine Key Technologies for Mission-Critical Markets

HID Global announced that it has acquired Access-IS, a leading technology provider of miniaturized reader devices that combine a number of key technologies ideal for mission-critical environments

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports gets new Credential Authentication Technology

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports get new Credential Authentication Technology

Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International-Thurgood Marshall Airport and Tampa International Airport are now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Smarter Security Hires New Sales Executive

Smarter Security Inc. proudly welcomes a new addition to the Sales team. Bruce Kutsche joins as the company’s senior director of solution sales.

Texas' First TSA Passenger Screening Canine Evan Crosses Rainbow Bridge

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) suffered the loss of the first-ever passenger screening canine in the state of Texas. Evan, a black Labrador retriever, who retired in August 2017, passed away earlier this month. He was 10 years old.

Genetec, Intel Collaborate on e-book to Help Public Safety Organizations Build Safer, Smarter Cities

While public safety has always been at the heart of the smart city movement, the global health crisis has created new security challenges.

  • Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen and Eric Byer talk about Chemical distributors and their task to balance a host of security-related issues: from safely handling and transporting hazardous chemicals to securing facilities against inclement weather.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2021

    April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Transforming Security
    • Driving COVID Adaptations
    • A Capitol Breach
    • Running the Gauntlet
    • On a Cloud of its Own

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