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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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.

SALTO Systems Names Ziebell as Regional Sales Manager

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Security behind the Front Door

My nature is being skeptical about securing the home. Maybe because a home is a small target or I figure that deadbolt is enough. I have started taking home security and smart home technology more serious.

Overall Security

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

Moving to the Curb

Moving to the Curb

Making good policy decisions requires data. Cities, for example, need a clear picture of their curbs before implementing any changes to parking allocation, prices, or bylaws. But today gaining this understanding can be difficult because demand for the curb is changing.

Sacred and Secure

Sacred and Secure

When people think of a House of Worship (HoW) what may first come to mind is a solemn sanctuary of welcome and refuge. Churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship are built on the premise of openness and accessibility, peace and community.

Cybersecurity Jobs, Career Paths and Diversity Hiring Get a Closer Look at BlackHat 2021

Depending on who you talk to, there are 50,000 to 60,000 open jobs available for cybersecurity professionals in the United States – add risk management professionals, and the number climbs much higher. The rub is how to match the perfect candidates to the perfect job because it’s as easy as it sounds.

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.

Redefining Security

In the fall of 2020, sports fans began making their way back to stands for the first time since COVID-19 forced mass shutdowns. For many, this signaled a return to normalcy and a promising outlook for a struggling industry.

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

An ordinary evening on 37th Ave. in Queens turned into the scene of a mass shooting Saturday night. Ten people were shot and wounded as members of the Trinitarios gang targeted three men standing in front of a barbershop. All victims are expected to survive.

Turning to the Cloud

Turning to the Cloud

The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.

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.

Alarm.com Unveils Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

New Service Harnesses AI and Machine Learning Capabilities to Deliver Additional Information to Monitoring Stations and First Responders

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - July August 2022

    July / August 2022

    Featuring:

    • Place Your Bets
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    • Adding Audio to ROI Programs
    • Protecting the Infrastructure
    • Unique Hiring Demands

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