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The Digital Year

Last year, global citizens experienced dramatic shifts to working from home in response to COVID-19 safety recommendations, with communication, technology and security companies supporting changing business and consumer needs with new products, services and data security tools.

Learn to Walk Before Running

Learn to Walk Before Running

Today’s analytics are not only better able to differentiate between true security incidents and false alarms, but can be programmed to trigger when a given event occurs.

Smart Home Preview

As a product and strategy leader, a critical part of my role is to look ahead and determine where our industry will go. Brinks Home™ is one of the largest providers of home security in North America, and we take our position seriously.

When it Comes to Cybersecurity and Compliance, there is no Room for Error

When it Comes to Cybersecurity and Compliance, there is no Room for Error

We’ve seen the statistics about the sharp rise in cyber attacks, and the impact on businesses – lost revenue, stress on resources. In many cases, organizations never recover. In fact, 60 percent of small companies go out of business within six months after falling victim to a data breach or cyber attack.

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

The Real Dark Side of COVID Security

Over the last few weeks, you have probably seen numerous articles regarding North Korea’s effort to hack Pfizer in what most security experts believe was an effort to manufacture and sell counterfeit COVID vaccines to raise cash and obtain foreign currency.

Idis Acquires Controlling Stake in KT Powertel

Idis has acquired a controlling (44.84%) stake in KT Powertel, the radio communications subsidiary of telecoms giant KT Corp.

Biden Signs Executive Order calling for Semiconductor Supply Chain Review

Biden Signs Executive Order calling for Semiconductor Supply Chain Review

President Biden has signed another executive order addressing growing concern over a global semiconductor shortage.

Freeman Named Committee Chair of the Year

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Matt Feenan as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Committee Chair of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives.



ONVIF Announces New Chairman

ONVIF® is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Levit as the new chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee.

Invixium integrates with Gallagher for contactless biometric temperature and mask detection

Gallagher Security and Invixium have announced announce a next-level integration between Gallagher Command Centre and Invixium’s IXM WEB software.

Bill Bozeman to Join Board of Netwatch Group

Netwatch Group, comprised of NMC, CalAtlantic, and Netwatch; is pleased to announce that Bill Bozeman, CPP, will be joining their executive board.

DHS Announces Process to Address People in Mexico with Active MPP Cases

DHS Announces Process to Address People in Mexico with Active MPP Cases

Building on a series of Executive Orders recently, the Biden Administration is announcing another step in our phased strategy to reform the nation’s immigration system.

Access Control Data Shows Steady Occupancy Growth Across the Nation

Access Control Data Shows Steady Occupancy Growth Across the Nation

Americans have been living through a period of intense uncertainty since March — struggling with an unprecedented pandemic and the economic distress it has caused.

Increase in Physical Security Incidents Adds to IT Security Pressures

Increase in Physical Security Incidents Adds to IT Security Pressures

A new study shows that many organizations have changed their physical security strategies to address new concerns since the COVID-19 outbreak, explains Dark Reading’s Jai Vijayan.

That’s Not Frosted Flakes

On Feb. 13, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted smuggled narcotics in a shipment of cereal originating from South America.

Openpath Launches Digital Badging Capabilities to Revolutionize Access Control

Openpath has reimagined the ideal digital badge for today’s modern workforce and workplace.

Kevin Darnell Joins Hanwha Techwin to Drive Retail Business in North America

Hanwha Techwin has announced that Kevin Darnell has joined the company as retail business development manager for the retail sector in North America.

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as Secretary of Homeland Security

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as Secretary of Homeland Security

On Feb. 2, Alejandro Mayorkas was officially sworn in as the seventh Secretary of Homeland Security.

COVID-19: The Second Wave

COVID-19: The Second Wave

The second wave is here, and people are tired of the pandemic as we head into what will most likely be a long, dark winter with COVID-19. Campuses of all sizes need to function at some level or risk an uncertain future.

Concentric Extends Industry’s Most Comprehensive Zero Trust Data Access Governance Solution with Unique User-Oriented View into Risk and Activity

Company’s AI-based capabilities uniquely include data discovery, risk monitoring and data protection across structured and unstructured on-premises and cloud data repositories

BriefCam names Igal Dvir as Vice President of Technology, Product

BriefCam has announced the appointment of Igal Dvir as vice president of Technology and Product. In this newly created role, Dvir will oversee product vision, strategy and roadmap execution to drive company-wide innovation.

Mobile Healthcare Apps are Leaking Sensitive Patient Data

A new study shows that popular mobile health applications are potentially compromising millions of patients, potentially exposing social security numbers, addresses, birthdates, allergies, medications and other sensitive data.

HID Global Acquires Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd

HID Global has announced that it has acquired Technology Solutions (TSL) UK Ltd, a global provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) handheld readers.

The Future of Video Security

Even before the pandemic, cloud computing was flourishing. It is nearly impossible today to find an organization that doesn’t use some form of cloud service. From applications to operating systems, to web servers, storage, and virtual LANs — an almost infinite array of solutions can be found in the cloud.

Master Lock Celebrates 100 Years

Global safety and security leader reveals year-long celebration details and new user-led innovation to commemorate milestone

Survey Finds Lack of Trust in Information Public Receives from Local Officials, Low Level of Confidence in Vaccine Rollout

Rave Mobile Safety’s report highlights what local officials and first responders need to know to address pressing emergency communication challenges.

Mission 500 Announces Call for Nominations for 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility and Humanitarian Awards

Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and families in need across the United States, is now accepting nominees for their 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award and 2021 Humanitarian Award.

To the Next Level

To the Next Level

Security and surveillance solutions must be able to quickly, accurately and reliably identify potential threats so that security staff can promptly respond.

Versa SASE Delivers Success to Real-World Customers through Increased Security and Performance with Significant Cost and Time Savings

Versa Networks has announced that feedback from Versa SASE customers and partners reveals its comprehensive integrated architecture delivers improved security and performance with significant cost and time savings over competing disparate solutions which stitch together security, routing, and SD-WAN.

  • Approaching the Education Market with Milestone Approaching the Education Market with Milestone

    Milestone’s Laurie Dickson addresses Open Architecture, new equipment and the cost of entry and upgrading VMS systems over time. She also talks about how K-12 and Higher Education campuses differ in regard to surveillance system needs. Schools have certain guidelines they must follow to protect student identities, and Laurie addresses this question as well.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - January February 2022

    January / February 2022

    Featuring:

    • A Power User
    • The Benefits of Transformation
    • Cloud Storage Training
    • Popular Access Control
    • Where Solar and Security Meet

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety