A 15-year-old Texas boy has been charged with murder after he allegedly beat his mother to death. police say the entire assault was caught on surveillance video inside the house
Microsoft wants everyone to stop using SMS-based authentication. Their cybersecurity heart is in the right place but their logic is wrong. SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) is convenient, fast, doesn't require any additional apps and has a very low learning curve. They are correct in saying that it is flawed, but not for the reasons they think.
- By Scott Goldman
- Jan 04, 2021
Pastor Mark Allen McWilliams, 62, of Frankston, Texas, has been shot and killed on Jan, 3 after the suspect was found hiding in the church bathroom following a high-speed chase the night before.
Anthony Warner lived a pretty squeaky clean life, until Christmas that is. For whatever reason, Warner drove an RV from his residence to downtown Nashville, played a message over a loudspeaker warning people to vacate the area then exploded the vehicle.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jan 04, 2021
What do security professionals fear more this holiday season – ransomware or COVID-19? Believe it or not, they’re more concerned with the former.
- By Brian Wrozek
- Jan 04, 2021
The TSA team at Philadelphia International Airport recognized that the holiday season was likely to be rough on children whose families were struggling during the pandemic
The Electronic Security Industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.
TSA recognizes the agency’s highest performers and the most effective teams of 2020.
One of the largest public train operators in the United Kingdom, Southeastern Rail Network, now relies on a smart video security solution from Bosch to secure 12 train depots, including five unmanned locations, against theft and intrusion.
Barnette most recently served as Vice President of Physical Access Control Solutions North America Business Unit for HID Global and previously held the role of president at Mercury Security.
Two officers with the Transportation Security Administration at A. B. Won Pat Guam International Airport are spreading a little extra holiday cheer this year among the TSA workforce and traveling public.
Minerva Labs has announced that the company conducted a thorough review of the cybersecurity threat exposed by the SolarWinds breach.
Alarm.com has acquired Shooter Detection Systems, LLC (SDS). SDS was founded in 2013 to address the growing active shooter threat to the public by advancing proven military gunshot detection technology.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released version 2.2 of SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP), an access control communications standard developed by SIA to improve interoperability among access control and security products.
Quantum Corp. has announced it has acquired Square Box Systems Ltd, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software.
Simplifying one of the most challenging aspects of system design and installation, System Surveyor has enhanced the Cable Infrastructure functionality in its customer engagement and system design platform. Security professionals can now easily and quickly configure cable runs between planned devices on the digital software.
Per Mar Security Services, the largest family owned full service security company in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that Floyd Total Security has joined Per Mar Security Services.
The 60th Air Mobility Wing, 60th Security Forces Squadron, in conjunction with Easy Aerial, a commercial provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions, has developed and deployed the first automated drone-based monitoring and perimeter security system for an Air Force installation.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the SIA RISE Steering Committee are launching Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME) – a new mentorship program for early and mid-career professionals in the security industry.
Securityhunter Inc., located in Baltimore, MD, received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to continue providing security systems and support services for Social Security Administration (SSA) locations nationwide.
While effectively dealing with COVID-19 is top-of-mind for facilities managers as they work toward getting students back to school full-time, a recent Harris Poll we commissioned indicates there’s significant concern over violence and crime to be overcome as well.
- By Anil Chitkara
- Dec 11, 2020
With all the chaos and unsurety 2020 brought, ESA became even more vital for member companies and the pro-installed industry that rely on ESA’s network, government advocacy outreach, training and more.
Global security manufacturer, Gallagher, has announced they are the proud recipient of two Platinum American Security Today 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.
Pivot3 has announced the addition of HCI appliances to the Pivot3 HCI portfolio purpose-built for running and using intelligent video analytics at scale.
After initially declining an Allied Universal $4.2 billion deal last month, G4S has announced that it has agreed to the terms of a new cash offer from the company that will pay G4S shareholders $3.30 per share.
CertiPath has announced the appointment of Jeff Nigriny as CEO, effective immediately. As the founder of the company in 2004, Nigriny formally held the position of president and replaces Shawn Hughes as CEO. Hughes will assume the role of chief experience officer to enhance the customer experience for CertiPath’s growing client base.
A 14-year-old boy in Florida has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after opening fire on deputies in Hardee County. The incident took place Nov. 26, in Wauchula, where the three deputies were sent to respond to a potential burglary.
Over the past week, CBP officers in Cincinnati seized 200 counterfeit jerseys determined to have several athletes’ autographs that were unapproved and inauthentic. Had the clothing been real, their cumulative value would have been $42,625.
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions completed the integration of their Aperio® wireless lock technology with the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted management platform from Connected Technologies, Monument, CO.
Ishita Banerjii, project architect at Hollis + Miller, discusses Kansas State University’s new multicultural student center. The building, dedicated to advance student diversity, features various gathering spaces like dance studios, huddle rooms, and a commercial kitchen.
- By Yvonne Marquez
- Dec 08, 2020