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Allied Universal Hiring Staff for Phoenix

Allied Universal also employs a virtual interview process where applicants can complete the company’s online application from the comfort of their home through highly advanced video interviewing technology.

LRG Celebrates 20th Anniversary with $20,000 in Customer Appreciation Prizes

LRG Inc., an independent manufacturer's rep firm serving the electronic security industry, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary milestone in a big way.

New Product and Partnership Announced by Micro Key Solutions

Micro Key Solutions has announced the launch of an all-new program called MKSynergy in conjunction with an all-new partnership. Micro Key Solutions has partnered up with AvantGuard to provide alarm dealers with the ultimate “link to success.”

Surveillance Video Captures 15-year-old Texas Boy Beating Mom to Death

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 Is Wrong About SMS-Based Two-factor Authentication

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.

Pastor Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Pastor Dead in Texas Church Shooting

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.

Nashville Bomber Relatively Unknown to Police

Nashville Bomber Relatively Unknown to Police

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.

The State of Ransomware: A Bigger Fear Than COVID-19

What do security professionals fear more this holiday season – ransomware or COVID-19? Believe it or not, they’re more concerned with the former.



TSA team at Philadelphia International Airport collected 12 boxes and bags of gifts for the Toys for Tots program

TSA team at Philadelphia International Airport collected 12 boxes and bags of gifts for the Toys for Tots program

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

ESA’s 2021 Youth Scholarship Program Launches, Applications and Online Donations Open

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.

Akron-Canton Airport selected as TSA’s 2020 Airport of the Year

TSA recognizes the agency’s highest performers and the most effective teams of 2020.

Bosch Secures Unmanned Train Depots on Southeastern Rail Network in the UK with Intelligent Video Analytics

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.

PSA Names Matt Barnette as CEO upon Retirement of Bill Bozeman

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.

TSA officers in Guam Share Talents to Create TSA Holiday Nutcrackers

TSA officers in Guam Share Talents to Create TSA Holiday Nutcrackers

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.

Injection Attacks Thwarted Since August; The Minerva Approach Proves Itself Once Again

Minerva Labs has announced that the company conducted a thorough review of the cybersecurity threat exposed by the SolarWinds breach.

Alarm.com Adding Gunshot Detection to Business Security Solutions, Acquires Shooter Detection Systems

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.

Newly Updated Access Control Standard Improves Interoperability and Security; Expands Support for Smart Card Applications

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 Acquires Square Box Systems Ltd, Maker of CatDV, to Help Businesses Get More Value from Unstructured Data

Quantum Corp. has announced it has acquired Square Box Systems Ltd, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software.

System Surveyor Upgrades Cable Infrastructure Design Capabilities

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.

Floyd Total Security Joins Per Mar Security Services

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.

Travis Air Force Base and Easy Aerial Partner for Autonomous Drone-Based Security Operations

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.

Talent, Inclusion, Mentorship and Education Program to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment

Talent, Inclusion, Mentorship and Education Program to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment

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 Awarded Social Security Administration Blanket Purchase Agreement

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.

Harris Poll Shows Physical Security is Crucial to Getting Kids Back in School

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.

2020 Executive Strategic Partnerships Create Significant Industry Impact

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.

Gallagher Collects Double Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Win

Global security manufacturer, Gallagher, has announced they are the proud recipient of two Platinum American Security Today 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.

Pivot3 Simplifies Design, Deployment and Scaling of Intelligent Video Analytics

Pivot3 has announced the addition of HCI appliances to the Pivot3 HCI portfolio purpose-built for running and using intelligent video analytics at scale.

G4S has Agreed to be Acquired by Allied Universal as part of a $5 Billion Deal Between the Two Companies

G4S has Agreed to be Acquired by Allied Universal as part of a $5 Billion Deal Between the Two Companies

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 Appoints Jeffrey D. Nigriny as CEO

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.

Florida Teen Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting at Officers

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.

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