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NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware

NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware

Used in cyberattacks that can paralyze organizations, ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a computer system’s data and demands payment to restore access.

Red Hot Scavenger Hunt Planned for ISC West

Mission 500 is hosting ‘The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt’ fundraiser at this year’s ISC West to help children and families in need across the United States, set to take place on July 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Sands Expo Centre in Paradise, NV

Research: Global Video Surveillance Market Remains Resilient Despite COVID-19

Research: Global Video Surveillance Market Remains Resilient Despite COVID-19

A new report from Novaira Insights reveals that the video surveillance market declined 2.6% in 2020.

ADT Sues Vivint over Patent Infringement

ADT Sues Vivint over Patent Infringement

ADT has taken action for patent infringement against Vivint, a security and alarm company headquartered in Provo, Utah.

New Funding Will Accelerate AnyVision’s Growth and Innovation

AnyVision has announced it has secured an investment of $235 million from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Eldridge with further participation from existing investors.

How a Culture of Identity Governance Drives Success in Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation (DX) should be an important area of strategic focus for companies that want to grow and thrive in a changing world.

ISC West 2021 Kicks Off On July 19

SC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has recently unveiled a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event.

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Smart Home technology has become more accessible in recent years and usage rates in the US are on the rise. According to data presented by Trading Platforms, the number of Smart Home users in the US will pass 50M in 2021 and generate the most revenue globally – $28.9B in 2021.



Versa Networks Secures 84M in Series D Funding to Accelerate SASE Growth

Versa Networks has announced that it has raised $84 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the company’s total amount raised in funding to $196 million.

ONVIF Releases Profile M for Metadata and Events for Analytics Applications

ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile M, which standardizes metadata and events for analytics applications.

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

A new KRC research report recently commissioned by Honeywell, 75% of surveyed U.S. facility managers say COVID-19 has caused them to permanently rethink how their facility operates.

Allied Universal to Host Phoenix Hiring in July

Allied Universal is seeking to hire 150 security professionals in Phoenix. The company is holding an open house hiring event on July 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the company’s regional office at 7776 S. Point Parkway West, Suite #290 in Phoenix

New Alcatraz AI and VTI Security Partnership Promotes Industry Adoption of Facial Authentication Technology

Systems integrator VTI Security partners with Alcatraz AI to add the Alcatraz Rock autonomous access control solution to its product offerings. This partnership will no doubt introduce modern facial authentication technology to a wider, more diverse market.

Soloinsight Inc. Strengthens Commitment to Data Security with SOC 2 Compliance

Soloinsight announced May 28, they have become SOC 2 Type 1 certified. Along with existing controls and protocols, this new certification represents the company’s ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of customers' data.

HID Global Earns Level 1 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) Designation for Popular TouchChipTM Capacitive Biometric Fingerprint Sensors

HID Global has announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors has been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance.

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

As America continues to recover from the pandemic and vaccination rates rise, the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are excited to welcome the traveling public back to the nation’s transportation systems.

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Violence in the workplace is taking on a position of greater priority and attention for businesses as they reopen after a year of COVID-19-related closings. In recent months, an increase in reported violent incidents at business locations across the country is shifting security concerns beyond virus transmission to a renewed focus on the steps companies can and should take to help protect their people, patrons and visitors from the threat of violence on their properties

ADT Technician Sentenced for Hacking Home Security Footage

ADT Technician Sentenced for Hacking Home Security Footage

A home security technician was sentenced recently to 52 months in federal prison for repeatedly hacking into customers’ video feeds, announced Prerak Shah, acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District.

SARGENT EcoFlex® Technology Electrified Mortise Lock Takes Green to the Extreme

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions announces that the SARGENT 8200 Series Electrified Mortise Lock with EcoFlex® Technology has achieved Living Product Challenge certification from the International Living Future Institute.

AnyVision’s Recognition AI Software Running on Ambarella’s CVflow® SoCs

AnyVision has announced the availability of new AI software designed to run on Ambarella’s CV2x family of edge AI vision SoCs, and helps make cameras smarter by extracting valuable data from high-resolution video streams in real-time.

Securitas Delivers Managed Security Services to Lynk & Co

Securitas will provide security services in six major European markets to Lynk & Co, a mobility brand offering month-to-month mobility services.

HSI El Paso-led Multi-agency Operation Results in Recovery of 24 Missing Children

HSI El Paso-led Multi-agency Operation Results in Recovery of 24 Missing Children

A multi-agency effort, led by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), has resulted in the recovery of 24 missing and/or runaway children throughout El Paso County and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Ava and Feenics Partner to Offer a Modern Physical Security Solution

Ava Security has teamed up with Feenics to offer security professionals and integrators a modern, integrated security solution.

SIA Releases Privacy Code of Conduct

SIA Releases Privacy Code of Conduct

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its new Privacy Code of Conduct, a resource designed to guide security technology companies in implementing privacy programs and protecting personal data.

South Texas man Indicted for “Ghost Guns” Headed to Mexican Cartel

A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging a South Texas man for selling illegally manufactured and unregistered firearms suppressors destined for a Mexican drug cartel.

Older Legacy Access Control Systems Leave Door Open to Cyberattacks

With the average cost of a data breach being $3.9 million in damages, it’s never been more important for organizations to be educated on the risks associated with legacy systems and the advantages that a new cyber-secure access solution can offer.

Finding Trusted Suppliers and Sourcing Products Efficiently: New Innovations for Security Leaders

Finding Trusted Suppliers and Sourcing Products Efficiently: New Innovations for Security Leaders

As one of the world’s largest B2B and wholesale online marketplaces, Alibaba.com serves millions of business buyers and suppliers of all sizes across more than 200 countries, offering a suite of powerful tools built specifically for B2B trade.

Automatic Systems Scores Parking Gates at Major Sporting Arena

Automatic Systems was selected to provide automated parking gates to improve the user experience and make the parking solution contactless at a major multi-purpose arena in Montreal.

Katie Finn Named Information Technology Manager at Blackleaf Solutions

Blackleaf Solutions, the strategic IT partner and Managed Service Provider (MSP) that specializes in helping small and mid-sized electronic security companies leverage technology as they grow, announces the appointment of Katie Finn as Information Technology Manager.

Controlled Products Systems Group Partners with Gibraltar Perimeter Security

Controlled Products Systems Group (CPSG), the distributor of perimeter access control products, has partnered with Gibraltar Perimeter Security, a design and manufacturing company of anti-ram vehicle barriers.

  • How COVID-19 Has Revolutionized Aviation Security Let's Talk Sports Security

    In this episode of SecurPod, Ralph C. Jensen and Fred Burton discuss security tactics at sporting events, from dealing with unruly fans to coordination between the home and visitors' teams to identifying potential stalkers. We also talk about the logistics of re-opening mass-attendance venues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    May June 2021

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