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On the Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge

Video analytics (VA) continue to evolve in sophistication and are fast becoming standard in video surveillance devices and solutions.

An Indispensable Role

An Indispensable Role

Today, there is significant increase in the number of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers that are being built or remodeled across the country, in part due to the rise in demand for healthcare from an aging population and more access to health insurance.

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Making a Difference

Alerting a campus about an emergency poses a number of challenges that can be difficult to anticipate and manage during an emergency.

A Larger Security Puzzle

A Larger Security Puzzle

Ask any analyst what data is coming into or out of your data center and they’ll quickly pull up a dashboard showing packets flooding across their network.

Backbone Support

Backbone Support

Our nation’s critical infrastructure serves as the backbone supporting activities at manufacturing plants to elementary schools.

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

On so many levels, 9/11 drastically altered the event security landscape.

Precise Analysis

In the war on illicit drug trafficking today, a law enforcement professional’s greatest allies are speed and accuracy.

An Entertainment District

An Entertainment District

Remember classic stadiums like Wrigley Field, Chicago’s old baseball park, or Forbes Field, the old baseball and football park in Pittsburgh?



Cozaint Corp Launches Industry’s First VMS Platform With Long-Term Video Retention

Cozaint Corp. announced the launch of askALICE, the industry’s most economical video surveillance management hardware and software system delivering extreme long-term retention.

The Millennial Mindset

The Millennial Mindset

In a world that relies heavily on technology, it’s no surprise that tech-savvy millennials are driving the adoption of innovation, both at work and where they live. Millennials are seeking environments that can satisfy their fast-paced routines.

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Professional sports in general is having a rough go of it in 2020. For that matter, so are college athletes and when you get right down to it, most Americans and the worldwide population is struggling with COVID-19.

Johnson Controls Acquires Qolsys

Johnson Controls continues its mission to deliver smarter, safer, intelligent and more connected buildings by deploying emerging technologies such as embedded IP, artificial intelligence and machine learning through best-in-class solutions and partnerships.

Agentless Authentication Provider Silverfort Secures $30 Million

Silverfort, provider of the industry’s first agentless, proxyless authentication platform, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a series B investment round.

Port Strengthening Security Through Federal Grant

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) was awarded $1,158,589 in the most recent round of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program.

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Just 15 months ago, Transom Capital Group bought the beleaguered Pelco security group from Schneider Electric. While the financials were not disclosed, they were quick to turn the business around and sell to Motorola.

Monitoring Association Releases Revised ANSI-accredited Standard TMA CS-V-01-2020

In its on-going effort to reduce the occurrence and impact of false dispatches, The Monitoring Association (TMA) has released the latest revision of its ANSI-accredited standard

Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

This morning, Google announced it will be investing $450 million in ADT, and work with the Florida-headquartered firm’s 20,000 technicians to sell and install the search giant’s Nest family of smart home products.

How Mobile and Internet Service Providers are Protecting Subscribers from Cyber Attacks

Millions of people all over the world are under stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19, and many more people are now working in their personal space, often on their personal computers and phones.

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How to Prevent Cyber Attacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When it comes to cyber security, just like public health, prevention can be better than the cure

Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz Joins Alcatraz as Director of Channel Sales

Alcatraz Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz as director of channel sales. Lawler-Muzquiz is the latest addition to the Alcatraz team.

Winsted Corp. Focuses on Growth Following Acquisition

Winsted Corp, has announced they’re prioritizing growth following their 2019 acquisition by Pathfinder Companies, LLC. The announcement comes on the heels of a series of employee hires, a new website and a refreshed focus on product development.

Regulators Airport Operators Join Forces to Promote Airport Security Open Architecture

Regulators and airport operators from across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East have joined forces to promote the introduction of open architecture in airport security systems.

Deployment During the Pandemic

Deployment During the Pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of cloud adoption was growing steadily. Since March, however, when “shelter-in-place” orders began sweeping the nation, we’ve seen cloud computing usage skyrocket.

Reliant Teams up with SimpliSafe to Deliver Home Security to Texas Customers

As part of Reliant’s (Energy) focus on providing cutting edge smart home and security innovations to customers across Texas, today the company announced a new relationship with SimpliSafe, maker of home security systems.

Alula Introduces Pre-Enrolled Connect+ Kits to Offer Streamlined, All-in-One Solution

Alula has started shipping pre-enrolled Connect+ Kits. These kits come with the Slimline Touchpad and four sensors pre-enrolled to the network so they are ready to go right out of the box for the most efficient possible installation.

Uniting the Physical and the Digital

Uniting the Physical and the Digital

As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes mainstream, companies are delving into the ramifications of adoption, including its benefits, challenges, and opportunities--not least, the implications to security and cybersecurity.

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

Organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show announced the 2021 event will be online-only.

Survey Finds Access Control Becoming More Important in a COVID-19 World

A new survey from access control provider Nexkey shows that office workers believe access control is more important in a COVID-19 world.

BriefCam Takes Innovation to the Edge with Analytics for AXIS Deep Learning Camera Series

BriefCam today announced future availability for BriefCam Video Content Analytics on Axis cameras with built-in deep learning processing units.

Meet Incoming President Jamie Vos

Meet Incoming President Jamie Vos

Jamie Vos entered the security business in 1994 with locksmithing, when he started working for his father’s company, Bellingham Lock and Safe. Vos worked in various roles until a need became evident and he stepped up as general manager of the electronic security division. Now, Vos takes over as president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).

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