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D-Fend to Participate in FAA Research Program

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone detection and takeover technology, has been selected for participation in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)'s Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Research Program, under Section 383 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

Tom Thebes Named as Fortem Technologies’ CFO

Fortem Technologies, a leader in airspace awareness, security, and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, has announced the appointment of Tom Thebes as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Swann Security Appoints Alex Talevski as Global CEO

Swann, a global leader in consumer security solutions for more than 35 years, announces the appointment of Alex Talevski as its new CEO. This transition underscores the company's commitment to expertise and innovation.

Report: DDoS Attacks Up 200 Percent in First Half of 2023

Zayo Group Holdings Inc. recenrly announced its annual Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Insights Report, analyzing DDoS attack activity and impact across industries in the first half of 2023.

IDCUBE, Inc. to Introduce Access360 and GreenID Solutions, Anchored in Artificial Intelligence at GSX

IDCUBE, a pioneer of AI-enabled Access Control solutions, proudly announces the North American launch of its revolutionary platform that includes Access360.ai, Access360.helix and GreenID.

Former President George W. Bush Highlights GSX 2023 Keynote Speakers

GSX 2023 will three keynote sessions each day of the conference. Radosław “Radek” Sikorski will kick the event off on Monday morning, followed by President George W. Bush on Tuesday, and Tracy Walder, a former CIA officer and FBI special agent, will be the final keynote on Wednesday.

The Benefits of OT, IT Collaboration

The Benefits of OT, IT Collaboration

It is no secret: OT and IT are converging. Physical security devices that were previously air gapped or standalone are now connected to a network, and with physical security devices more affordable than ever, the number of connected devices continues to grow. However, just because the technology itself is converging, that does not mean the human side of OT and IT are following suit.

AlertEnterprise Selected by GRC Outlook as One of the Top GRC Solution Providers in 2023

AlertEnterprise, the only provider of three dimensional governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions, has been recognized by GRC Outlook as one of the Top 10 GRC solution providers in 2023.



The Knowledge, Intention and Behavior Gap in Cybersecurity: How to Close It

While technology plays a crucial role in strengthening organizational defenses, it is not the sole solution to cybersecurity challenges. Cybercriminals understand that the easiest way to breach an organization, even those with top-notch security controls, is through exploiting the human element.

Survey: 56 Percent of IT Professionals Optimistic About Future of AI Threat Detection

OPSWAT recently published the results of its Threat Intelligence Survey. The comprehensive survey included insights from over 300 IT professionals responsible for malware detection, analysis, and response within their organizations, and provides valuable and surprising insights into the evolving threat intelligence landscape as well as the challenges IT professionals face today.

Resideo Celebrates Grand Reopening of Offices in Louisville

Resideo recently celebrated the grand reopening of its offices in Louisville, KY, following 12 months of renovation to modernize the site.

Zenitel Americas Names Allan Barinque Southwest Regional Sales Leader

Zenitel, a leading supplier of intelligent and interoperable communication solutions, announced the hiring of a key relationship executive in its Americas Onshore Business Unit. Allan Barinque has been named Southwest Regional sales leader.

Preventing Cybersecurity Threats with Physical Security Entrances

Cyber security and physical security convergence is a hot topic amongst today’s security professionals and rightfully so.

Cloud Security Made Simple: A Beginner

Cloud Security Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide for Business Owners

Most businesses are familiar with the benefits of the cloud, especially when it comes to economies of scale, remote teams, and cost efficiency. However, companies just approaching or have recently completed the migration process often need to pay more attention to one of its most essential aspects—security.

Inside Out Defense Takes Aim

Inside Out Defense Takes Aim

Although the focus of the new SEC cyber rulings are publicly traded companies, most organizations are not prepared to comply with the new reporting guidelines. In the final rule, organizations will be required to disclose processes for assessing, identifying and managing material risks from cybersecurity threats. 

Momentum Accelerates Behind Mobile Access, Biometrics, and Other Key 2023 Security Trends

Momentum Accelerates Behind Mobile Access, Biometrics, and Other Key 2023 Security Trends

HID has seen many positive industry shifts since its 2022 State of Access Control report, which revealed how the pandemic helped spur the adoption of contactless, secured and seamless technology solutions that reduced or eliminated physical touchpoints. The report showed how quickly both biometrics and mobile IDs were growing in popularity, and this was validated in our March 2023 State of Security and Identity Industry study.

Sentry Enterprises, X-Core Technologies Complete Merger Creating Unrivaled Global Identity Company

Sentry Enterprises, a cutting-edge technology company transforming what identity means across all forms of physical and digital transactions

Cybersixgill Raises the Bar on Generative AI

Cybersixgill, a global cyber threat intelligence data provider, has announced new enhancements to Cybersixgill IQ, its generative AI solution launched less than two months ago.

Iveda Awarded $1.7M Contract Expansion with Taiwan Government Agency

IVDA, a global solution for cloud-based AI video search and sensor technologies, today announces a newly signed contract with a government agency in Taiwan worth approximately $1.7 million gross revenues.

AMAG Technology Hires Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Commercial Excellence

AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal CompanyⓇ, is pleased to announce Kyle Gordon as executive vice president, Global Sales, Marketing and Commercial Excellence.

NAPCO’s Dave Sheffey Sails Into the Sunset After More Than 31 Years

NAPCO has recently announced Dave Sheffey’s retirement after more than 31 years of service.

ADT Announces Sale of Commercial Integration Business

ADT Inc., a trusted brand in smart home and small business security, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its commercial security, fire and life safety business unit to GTCR

Elite Interactive Solutions Names Scott Goldfine Marketing Director

Elite Interactive Solutions (EIS), a pioneer in guard replacement services using proprietary intelligence and 100% verified police calls, announces it has appointed security industry veteran Scott Goldfine as its new marketing director.

IPVideo Corporation Announces Expansion Appoints Sohaib Shaikh as Director of Engineering

IPVideo Corp., a leading provider of physical security solutions including the award-winning HALO Smart Sensor and Sentry ERS Emergency Lockdown & Response System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sohaib Shaikh as director of Engineering.

SDS Integrates with Hanwha Vision

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, is pleased to announce that they have integrated technologies with Hanwha Vision, a leader in next-generation vision solutions, to deliver improved safety when gun violence occurs.

Alula Extends Rep Firm Partnership Footprint Into Canada

Alula, a leader in smart security and system communications for professional installers, announces a partnership with PLG Manufacturers Representatives (PLG) to further expand its footprint across Canada.

How to Prevent Your Physical Security System from Becoming Your Biggest Cybersecurity Threat

One of the fastest growing threats to organizations is being breached through cyber vulnerabilities in their IoT devices, specifically physical security systems. The number of attacks reach a record of over 3 billion in 2022, and 2023 is likely to be bigger still.

Just Why Are So Many Cyber Breaches Due to Human Error?

Often mentioned but seldom probed in the media is the biggest reason behind cybersecurity breaches—employee error. Two facts about this stand out. One is just how overwhelming employee errors are. The other is that the fault lies largely in the lap of companies themselves, not their workers.

Leveraging Technology Over the Road

Transportation is an essential industry that enables goods and products to be transported efficiently and effectively across state and country lines. However, the transportation industry is not immune to security incidents.

The Continuing Evolution of AI

The amount of talk, buzz, hype and promise over artificial intelligence (AI) is on the level usually associated with a recently launched product.

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    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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  • Government is Top Targeted Industry for DDoS Attacks in Q4 2023

    The government sector experienced a surge of DDoS attacks in Q4 according to Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), a global leader in integrated network and cybersecurity solutions. The Lumen Quarterly DDoS & Application Threat Report for Q4 2023 analyzes data from its DDoS mitigation platform and application protection partner, ThreatX, to provide an overview of the DDoS and application-layer attacks that targeted organizations in the last quarter of 2023. Read Now

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    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3