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AI on the Edge

Discussions about the merits (or misgivings) around AI (artificial intelligence) are everywhere. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find an article or product literature without mention of it in our industry. If you’re not using AI by now in some capacity, congratulations may be in order since most people are using it in some form daily even without realizing it.

ISC East, Security Industry Association Announce SIA Women in Security Forum Keynote Speaker Series

ISC East, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), have announced the keynote speaker for the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Keynote Series event at ISC East 2023. Theresa Tobin, chief of interagency operations for the New York City Police Department (NYPD), will headline the Nov. 16 WISF Keynote Series breakfast event during ISC East.

Edge360 Fully Integrates Quanergy’s Advanced Object Tracking

Edge360, the company that delivers a comprehensive containerized video management solution, has enhanced its collaboration with Quanergy, ensuring the provision of crucial security and business intelligence service.

NSA Report Focuses on How to Protect Against Evolving Phishing Attacks

The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. partners have released a new report describing the latest techniques in phishing attacks and the defenses organizations can deploy against them.

Moceri, Entwistle to be Honored at SIA Awards Dinner

SIA has selected Dan Moceri as the 2023 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, an honor presented annually to a distinguished individual for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to SIA. Moceri is a longtime SIA member and former SIA Board of Directors and Executive Committee member.

NFL's Houston Texans Roll Out Weapon Detection Security Technology

Evolv Technology, provider of AI-based weapons detection security screening, has added the Houston Texans to its growing roster of professional sports team customers. Beginning with the Texans’ first preseason game which took place in August, Evolv Express is now screening fans who attend Texans home games.

Report Shows 1,265 Percent Increase in Phishing Emails Since ChatGPT Launch

SlashNext, provider of SaaS-based Integrated Cloud Messaging Security across email, web, and mobile, today released the SlashNext State of Phishing Report for 2023.

MEF’s Inaugural Global Network-as-a-Service Event: Accelerating NaaS Innovation and Security Certification

Earlier this month, MEF, a global industry association of network, cloud, security and technology providers, hosted its first annual Global Network-as-a-Service Event (GNE). The goal of GNE was to bring together top executives from the emerging NaaS (Network-as-a-Service) ecosystem to discuss the latest trends and technologies to help companies achieve their digital transformation goals.



Arizona Police Department Launches Real-Time Crime Center

Genetec Inc., technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the Mesa, Arizona Police Department (MPD) has launched a state-of-the-art real-time crime center (RTCC) based on Genetec Security Center, Genetec Citigraf, and Genetec Clearance. Within the first 12 months of the opening of the RTCC, the MPD solved more than 930 felony and 640 misdemeanor cases and recovered over 268 stolen vehicles while expediting their emergency response, improving situational awareness, and building collaboration in the community of its 550,000 residents.

Bosch to Sell Off Security Products Portfolio

Bosch is realigning its Building Technologies division: in the future, the division is to focus on its regional integrator business, with solutions and services for building security, energy efficiency, and building automation.

Interface Shares Best Practices to Fight Retail Crime

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) latest National Retail Security Survey, retail crime represented $112.1 billion in losses in 2022. To bring attention to this crucial issue, October 26 has been designated as ‘Fight Retail Crime Day’. In support of the NRF’s initiative, Interface Systems offers retailers best practices to fight retail crime.

Security Industry Association Launches SIAcademy, a Learning Management System for SIA Members

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has launched a new learning management system (LMS) – SIAcademy – as part of its efforts to advance industry professionalism through premier education and training

Research Reveals Nearly Half of Organizations Underestimate Risk Level

Veritas Technologies, a provider of secure multi-cloud data management, recently released findings of new research that shows 45% of organizations may be miscalculating the severity of threats to their business. The study, Data Risk Management: The State of the Market—Cyber to Compliance, which polled 1,600 executives and IT practitioners across 13 global markets, provides insights into the most pressing risks, their impacts and how organizations plan to navigate them.

Presight and Intelligent Security Systems sign MoU to Fuel Innovations in Smart and Safe City Projects

Presight, a leading big data analytics company powered by generative AI, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New Jersey-based Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a global leader in video analytics system development.

Lumeo Announces "Lumeo-Ready" Gateways to Accelerate Field Deployments for AI & Video Analytics

Lumeo, a leading designer of computer vision solutions, announces the launch of “Lumeo-Ready” Gateways, in partnership with AIMobile, Seeed Studio, and Velasea. Lumeo-Ready Gateways are production-ready devices that allow end-users and integrators to quickly bring up and configure on-site hardware, and then deploy a wide range of video analytics solutions using Lumeo’s customizable video analytics platform.

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, Traka Americas Donate Security Equipment to Give Kids the World Village

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, a provider of advanced security technology for the hospitality industry, alongside ASSA ABLOY Group Member, Traka Americas, have combined their resources and expertise in order to donate the latest in security innovation to the Give Kids The World Village in Kissimmee, Florida.

Milestone Systems announces Milestone KiteTM Camera to Cloud

Milestone Systems, a leading provider of video technology, today announced the upcoming release of a new camera-to-cloud deployment option for its Milestone Kite video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) software.

Protecting Cloud Apps Common in Healthcare with API Security

Protecting Cloud Apps Common in Healthcare with API Security

Many healthcare information systems (HIS) applications rely on APIs to exchange data and interact with external systems. With the increasing adoption of cloud computing, the usage of APIs has grown exponentially in healthcare

Camden Door Controls Enters The Latin American Market and Appoints William Mejia As Latam Sales Manager

Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce its entry into the Latin American (LATAM) market. The new regional sales manager, William Mejia, will oversee sales of Camden products to the entire LATAM region, including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. He will also be providing first-level customer support in both Spanish and English.

Grimaldi Forum Monaco Elevates Security and Visitor Experience with AI Technology

Grimaldi Forum Monaco Elevates Security and Visitor Experience with AI Technology

i-PRO Co., Ltd., a provider in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, recently announced that the Grimaldi Forum Monaco (GFM) has chosen i-PRO multi-sensor and Fisheye security cameras with advanced AI-based analytics to enhance visitor safety, protect priceless artworks, and ensure a seamless and secure experience during high-profile events.

ProdataKey Named to MountainWest Capital Network's 2023 Utah 100 for Eighth Consecutive Year

ProdataKey (PDK), manufacturer of a leading cloud access control platform built for mobile, announced that the company has once again been named to the Utah 100, MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) 's annual list of the fastest-growing companies in Utah. 2023 marks the eighth consecutive year that ProdataKey has been designated with this elite status.

Nemerofsky To Lead The Committee's Efforts To Grow Member Participation WIthin SIA And Guide The Development Of Member Engagement Strategies

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named John Nemerofsky – COO at SAGE Integration – as the new chair of the SIA Member Engagement and Experience Committee – a key group whose mission is to create and evaluate initiatives that increase member participation within SIA and guide the development of the association’s member engagement strategies.

City of New Orleans Deploys Vehicle-Centric Investigation System to Help Secure the French Quarter

City of New Orleans Deploys Vehicle-Centric Investigation System to Help Secure the French Quarter

Genetec Inc, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the City of New Orleans’ Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) has deployed Genetec AutoVu Cloudrunner to extend the capabilities of its automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) program.

K2 Construction Consultants Wins $253 Million DHS Radiation Portal Monitor Deployment, Construction and Design Contract

K2 Construction Consultants has been awarded a five-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling value of approximately $253 million by the Department of Homeland Security

Boon Edam to Share Technical Expertise with Consultants and Designers at CONSULT Symposium

Boon Edam Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of secured entry solutions, will demonstrate their suite of solutions to the consultant and specifier community at CONSULT 2023 from Oct. 13-16. A Thoroughbred sponsor, Boon Edam is attending the symposium for the seventh year.

The CMOOR Group Appoints Erika Banks as Relationship Development Strategist

The CMOOR Group, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and continuous education for the security, fire and life safety industry, has hired Erika Banks as the company’s relationship development strategist.

CISO Global Listed on PCI Marketplace as Qualified Security Assessor

CISO Global, an industry leader as a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, has been added to the PCI Marketplace as a PCI Quality Security Assessor (QSA).

Harrell Will Be Recognized For His Industry Expertise and Excellence in Implementing Innovative Security Solutions At The 2023 SIA Honors Night Reception

Harrell Will Be Recognized For His Industry Expertise and Excellence in Implementing Innovative Security Solutions At The 2023 SIA Honors Night Reception

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Brian M. Harrell as the 2023 recipient of the SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, an honor recognizing excellence in promoting the implementation of innovative security solutions. SIA will present him with the award on Wednesday, Nov. 15, during the 2023 SIA Honors Night reception.

Iris ID Introduces IrisTime™ iTMS Cloud, a New Plug and Play

Iris ID, a global leader in iris recognition technology, introduces Iris ID IrisTime™, IrisTime Management Service (iTMS) Cloud. Designed to automate integration between time clocks and HRMS, IrisTime iTMS Cloud easily converts transactional data in real time information.

Standing on a Cloud Platform

You might say Robert Messer has his head in the clouds. He is the founder and manager of IPTECHVIEW, and his goal has always been addressing the co-exisitence of the cloud and security solutions. His goal was a new platform selling components such as security cameras, NAS systems for video archiving and various VMS to resellers and installers.

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  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3