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Mission 500's Great Las Vegas Hunt Raises $24K At ISC West 2021

Mission 500’s newest fundraiser endeavor at ISC West 2021, “The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt,” was a big success.

ASSA ABLOY Launches ‘Upgrade Your Openings’ Program to Improve Health and Safety in Public Buildings

ASSA ABLOY has introduced its “Upgrade Your Openings” program to support facility managers in addressing the changing needs of building occupants. With businesses, offices, and schools continuing to return to the workplace, efforts have been made to integrate touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments.

Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

Six Security Professionals, Student Receive Scholarships

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry.

NFPA Announces Launch of Ecosystem Assessment Tool

The NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute announced the launch of the Ecosystem Assessment Tool that will help users identify gaps in a community’s capacity to support safety and draw on the results to advocate for specific changes that will better protect citizens and property.

Report: Total Video Surveillance Market Jumps to $24 Billion in 2021

The global video surveillance market revenues are set to reach $24 billion by the end of 2021 according to Omdia’s latest Video Surveillance and Analytics Intelligence Database

SALTO Systems Names Ziebell as Regional Sales Manager

SALTO Systems has appointed Scott Ziebell as Regional Sales Manager for the Plain States Region.

Employee allegedly shoots 3 co workers at Smile Direct Club

Employee allegedly shoots 3 co-workers at Smile Direct Club

An employee allegedly shot and injured three co-workers at a Smile Direct Club manufacturing facility in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, TN, early Tuesday, officials said.



Man accused of shootout on Bourbon Street that wounded 5 has been arrested

Five people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning at the intersection of Orleans St. and Bourbon St, in the heart of the French Quarter, on Aug. 1. The shooting was reported by police at around 3 a.m.

Everbridge Announces Industry’s First Critical Event Management (CEM) Certification™ Program for Assessing an Organization’s Enterprise Resilience.

As a part of the launch of the CEM Certification program, several vertical-industry leaders including FORTUNE 500 companies and multi-national corporations have engaged in the evaluation and benchmarking process.

Snap One Launches Four New AllNet Local Partner Stores to Offer Same-Day Product Availability to South and Southeast Partners

New stores in Florida, Georgia, Texas and Tennessee expand the network of Snap One Local Partner Stores with same-day product delivery to 31 total markets.

Interface Appoints Bud Homeyer as Executive Vice President - Enterprise Solutions

Having worked as an IT and security leader for leading consumer-facing brands like Michaels, Brinker, and Bank of America, Homeyer has a proven track record of solving complex enterprise-wide challenges to drive growth, productivity, and profitability.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America Will Change Its Name in April

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces that it will be changing its company name to i-PRO Americas Inc. on April 1, 2022.

A Modern Approach to Protecting Against Web Threats

Today’s cyberattacks continue to grow in sophistication and scale as organizations face an uphill battle protecting a growing mobile workforce that uses multiple devices, accesses sensitive data remotely, and utilizes third-party cloud services. Not surprising, cyberattacks have been considered the fastest growing crime in the US.

The Nation’s Infrastructure

The Nation’s Infrastructure

The last 12-18 months have shown us just how important our nation’s infrastructure is to our daily lives as well as our health and safety.

4 Steps to Ready

4 Steps to Ready

The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.

Alarm.com Unveils Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

New Service Harnesses AI and Machine Learning Capabilities to Deliver Additional Information to Monitoring Stations and First Responders

The Future of Industrial Security

The Future of Industrial Security

In the new world of modern industrial networking solutions, the security measures to protect a network must match the pace of innovation across many industries, including mining, oil and gas, agriculture, transportation, heavy construction, military, municipalities, and government.

Moving to the Curb

Moving to the Curb

Making good policy decisions requires data. Cities, for example, need a clear picture of their curbs before implementing any changes to parking allocation, prices, or bylaws. But today gaining this understanding can be difficult because demand for the curb is changing.

Cybersecurity Jobs, Career Paths and Diversity Hiring Get a Closer Look at BlackHat 2021

Depending on who you talk to, there are 50,000 to 60,000 open jobs available for cybersecurity professionals in the United States – add risk management professionals, and the number climbs much higher. The rub is how to match the perfect candidates to the perfect job because it’s as easy as it sounds.

Sacred and Secure

Sacred and Secure

When people think of a House of Worship (HoW) what may first come to mind is a solemn sanctuary of welcome and refuge. Churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship are built on the premise of openness and accessibility, peace and community.

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

Multiple People Wounded in Queens Shooting

An ordinary evening on 37th Ave. in Queens turned into the scene of a mass shooting Saturday night. Ten people were shot and wounded as members of the Trinitarios gang targeted three men standing in front of a barbershop. All victims are expected to survive.

The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

Turning to the Cloud

Turning to the Cloud

The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.

Redefining Security

In the fall of 2020, sports fans began making their way back to stands for the first time since COVID-19 forced mass shutdowns. For many, this signaled a return to normalcy and a promising outlook for a struggling industry.

Security behind the Front Door

My nature is being skeptical about securing the home. Maybe because a home is a small target or I figure that deadbolt is enough. I have started taking home security and smart home technology more serious.

Overall Security

The physical security industry, and the technologies that drive it, continue to evolve and advance at a rapid pace.

The Value of Smart Security

Society has come to value the mobility and convenience of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Listen Clearly

Sounds are a part of our everyday lives. They come at the right time, and at the wrong time. Many sounds we hear are appreciated, such as a bird singing, children laughing, or your feet crunching in the snow as you walk.

Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

Integrating network audio into a security solution is easy. Because it operates on the network via PoE, you can seamlessly integrate it with existing video cameras, access control systems, intercoms, speakers, and other network-based devices.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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