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Securitas Plans Acquisition of STANLEY Security Business in Five Countries

Securitas has announced it is acquiring STANLEY Security’s electronic security businesses in Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Singapore, and India for an estimated $64 million.

Laredo Port Authorities Seize Narcotics Worth $10.1 Million

Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued at $10.1 million in four separate, unrelated enforcement actions at the World Trade Bridge.

Alarm.com Wins 2020 CE Pro BEST Product Award

On My Way, a key feature of the Alarm.com MobileTech application for technicians, is the 2020 CE Pro BEST Product award winner for the Tools, Testing and Calibration category. On My Way modernizes the management of service appointments and customer expectations.

Newly Founded Cybersecurity Startups Raise More Than $31 million in 2020

Newly Founded Cybersecurity Startups Raise More Than $31 million in 2020

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, there are 78 new cybersecurity companies founded in 2020 that cumulatively have raised over $31.6 million in funding year-to-date.

Google Finalizes Deal to Buy 6.6% of ADT

ADT has issued and sold in a private placement to Google 54,744,525 shares of Class B common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the company, for an aggregate purchase price of $450 million.

Taking a Look at the Future of Security

Taking a Look at the Future of Security

Speculation of future technologies and solutions in the security industry is always a fun thing to do. In fact, in our November/December issue of Security Today, I’ll be featuring some comments from Martin Gren and Fredrik Nilsson of Axis Communications.

ConnectWise Launches Bug Bounty Program to Help Detect Security Vulnerabilities

Crowdsourcing effort to uncover security issues is latest addition to company’s broader cybersecurity strategy

BlackBerry AtHoc Public Safety Edition Provides Local Governments and Universities Ability to Securely Communicate Critical Information Directly to their Community

BlackBerry Limited today announced the BlackBerry® AtHoc® Public Safety edition, providing local governments and universities proven capabilities to deliver critical communications directly to the public in an accurate, secure and trusted manner.



Mosher Named AppViewX Chief Revenue Officer

Mosher was most recently the Chief Revenue Officer at Bromium, where he played a vital role in the company's acquisition by HP. He’s also held leadership positions at Delphix, ArcSight, Oracle and Portal Software.

The Surprising Benefits of Underwater Data Centers

The Surprising Benefits of Underwater Data Centers

When Microsoft hauled its underwater data center up from the bottom of the North Sea and conducted some analysis, researchers found the servers were eight time more reliable than those on land.

Iris ID Forms Partnership With Olive and Dove Company

Iris ID Systems Inc. announced today that it has entered into a global partnership with Olive and Dove Company, Ltd. Of the Republic of Korea for smart home and IoT devices, under the Remo+ brand.

Albany International Airport gets New State-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint Scanner to Improve Explosives Detection

Albany International Airport gets New State-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint Scanner to Improve Explosives Detection

A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at the Boise ID Airport and the Albany NY International Airport.

ADT Invests in Percepta Labs, “Ethical AI” Security Technology Startup

One of the leading providers of commercial security commits to invest more than $1M in technology focused on anonymizing race, gender and age in facial recognition data.

SecureBI and the American Crime Prevention Institute Partner to Deliver Online Crime Prevention Training and Certification

SecureBI and the American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) have established a partnership to bring online crime prevention training and certification courses to law enforcement agencies and security professionals across the country.

System Surveyor Advances Remote Collaboration, Co-design Features

System Surveyor has released three major enhancements to its mobile, graphical system design and customer engagement platform used by thousands of security professionals.

Allied Universal® Unveils “Thank You” Video Campaign to Celebrate Security Professionals

Allied Universal is proud to recognize security professionals during the company’s 6th Annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week starting Sept. 13 through Sept. 19. This year, Allied Universal launched a “Thank You” Video Campaign encompassing 18 videos, which highlight employees personally giving thanks and recognition to the company’s more than 200,000 security professionals.

Security Industry Pro Holley Hunt Joins Alcatraz as Director of Business Development

Holley Hunt has joined Alcatraz as director of Business Development. Hunt leads Alcatraz in discovering and pursuing new business opportunities and partnerships as the technology security startup carves out a new industry – autonomous access control.

Allied Universal to Hire 700 Security Professionals

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 700+ security professionals in the Phoenix and Mesa areas.

DHS Provides $10 Million to Local Communities to Prevent Targeted Violence and Terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $10 million to 29 select projects to support the development of a nationwide Terrorism and Targeted Violence Prevention (TVTP) Framework.

TSA team at JFK International Airport Kept Suspicious Item off a Flight

TSA team at JFK International Airport Kept Suspicious Item off a Flight

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport identified an unusual suspicious item inside a traveler’s carry-on bag that could have resulted in a tragic outcome had the item been carried onto an aircraft.

Companies should know the real risks of cyber-physical security

Due to the nature of cyber-physical systems (CPSs), incidents can quickly lead to physical harm to people, destruction of property or environmental disasters. Gartner analysts predict that incidents will rapidly increase in the coming years due to a lack of security focus and spending currently aligning to these assets.

ABLOY USA CI promotes Shayne Spears

One year after ABLOY USA Critical Infrastructure hired Shayne Spears as the new Vertical Market Manager for Oil & Gas, he has been promoted and will now serve in a dual role as national accounts manager, based in Texas, he continues reporting to managing director Jerry Burhans.

Feenics Appoints Cosgrove as Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Bringing wide-ranging physical security experience in both the system integrator and software manufacturing sales disciplines, Dan Cosgrove has been appointed Midwest US Regional Sales Manager for Feenics, Ottawa, Canada.

Managing Non-Human Identity Explosion in the Public Cloud

With digital transformation comes the move to the cloud. What many businesses don’t realize is that it requires a retooling of their security strategy from the ground up.

Cyber Deception Reduces Data Breach Costs by Over 51% and SOC Inefficiencies by 32%

Attivo Networks® has announced the results of a new research report conducted with Kevin Fiscus of Deceptive Defense, Inc., “Cyber Deception Reduces Breach Costs & Increases SOC Efficiency.”

Davista Social Distancing Solutions Ensures a Safe Return to Work

AI-based platform and mobile application delivers the value of data to transform health monitoring during COVID-19

McAfee Brings Consumers an Integrated Security Experience from Home

McAfee today announced its latest consumer security portfolio that includes enhanced products with better user experiences such as a native VPN and new features, including integrated social media and tech scam protection.

The Role of Confidential Computing in Protecting Cloud Applications and Sensitive Data from Breaches

According to the Confidential Computing Consortium: “Confidential computing is the protection of data in use using hardware-based Trusted Execution Environments (TEE).

Body Cameras Must be worn by California Prison Guards

Body Cameras Must be worn by California Prison Guards

A federal judge mandate will make sure that California correctional officers will now be required to use body cameras while interacting with inmates inside a state prison.

The Remote Red Room: The First Defense in Corporate Security

The Remote Red Room: The First Defense in Corporate Security

When organizations began sending employees home in early 2020, it’s likely that few realized just how long their workforces would remain remote or how security risks would increase right along with it.

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