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Delivering Big Wins

Delivering Big Wins

If we have learned anything from the past few years, it is that “the unknown” is one of the biggest challenges for stadiums and public venues.

A Dose of AI

A Dose of AI

What is Artificial Intelligence? We’ve all heard the term, but what does it mean? For some it evokes imagery of a cinematic world’s end; for others, it is the Easy Button come to reality.

Pendants Thwart Panic

Pendants Thwart Panic

The unfortunate state-of-affairs surrounding safety and security throughout the country about hostile events has increased in all industries over the years. Security consultants and dealers are tasked with providing the most up-to-date and vital solutions in this ever-changing landscape.

K2 Security Screening Group Establishes Strategic Partnership with Liberty Defense Holdings

K2 Security Screening Group has reached a distribution agreement with Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd, a leading technology provider of artificial intelligence-based next generation detection solutions for weapons and threats

Facial Pilot Program is Promising

Summer travel has been difficult at best. More like a trip to purgatory. TSA has grand designs to expand security measures by implementing a controversial facial recognition program over the next several years.

Gunnebo Styles Out Entrance Control at Headquarters with World First Installation

Gunnebo, a global provider of entrance control solutions, has become the first facility worldwide to install its state-of-the-art SpeedStile FLs MAX entrance control solution at its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Nonprofit Protects LA Headquarters

The California Community Foundation (CCF) is a nonprofit provider of donor-advised funds, and effectively one of the 100 largest charitable organizations in the United States. Since its founding in 1991, CCF has made it their mission to lead positive change within Los Angeles communities.

Revolutionizing Perimeter Security

In an ever-evolving world, the need for robust and cost-efficient perimeter security measures has become paramount. Traditional methods often fall short of effectively safeguarding sensitive or large areas.



Beyond Security

Beyond Security

Advances in AI are happening quickly. That is one of the reasons it is so exciting for some and potentially alarming for others. By focusing on AI, or more precisely, the subsets of AI known as machine and deep learning

Monroe Joins The Monitoring Association Team

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce the addition of program management professional Karen Monroe to its team.

In the Spirit of Security

In the Spirit of Security

Not that long ago, the very idea of a house of worship tightly controlling its doors would have been unthinkable and the antithesis of the “All are Welcome” environment such places want to create. But as we are keenly aware, the world keeps changing. So do security needs.

Report: 67 Percent of Businesses Lack Confidence of Full Recovery After Cyber Attack

New research commissioned by Cohesity reveals the majority of businesses do not have the necessary cyber resilience strategies or data security capabilities required to address today’s escalating cyber threats and maintain business continuity. Furthermore, their cyber resilience efforts are not keeping pace with cyber threats, with data security and recovery technology deficiencies reducing cyber insurance eligibility and increasing the fallout of a successful attack.

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. However, the complexity of these systems and the risks they face may sometimes make us feel that properly securing them is an insurmountable feat.

Verkada Strengthens Commitment to Privacy, Appoints Elizabeth Davies as Chief Privacy Officer

Verkada, a leader in enterprise building security and management, announced today Elizabeth Davies has joined as Chief Privacy Officer.

SIA, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Establish Partnership to Benefit Corporate Security Students

The Security Industry Association has established a partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that will offer SIA memberships to all Embry-Riddle students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in global security and intelligence studies

Not Your Typical Dog Next Door

Not Your Typical Dog Next Door

According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 60% of retail security executives report concerns with the rise in mass violence and active assailants over the last five years.

Cyber Threat Readiness Report Reveals Misalignment Between Execs, Security Analysts

Swimlane recently announced the release of the “2023 Cyber Threat Readiness Report” based on research conducted by Dimensional Research. The report reveals a lack of executive understanding and an ever-widening talent gap that is placing an unsustainable burden on security teams to prevent business-ending breaches.

The Intelligence Needed with Any System

The Intelligence Needed with Any System

Comprehensive security systems today typically include a series of IP network cameras. How can they not? For any security system (including access control, alarms and intrusion protection) to be efficient, it needs these “eyes in the sky.” Simply calling them “eyes” anymore though does not seem to encompass all possibilities

Guest on associate violence has become part of retail security and loss prevention

Addressing Unique Challenges

Retailers of all sizes continue to have unique challenges when it comes to security and loss prevention issues. The 2022 NRF Retail Security Survey revealed that retail shrink has become an almost $100 billion problem

PureTech PurifAI Patented and AI-Boosted Video Analytics Can Help Increase Reliability and Productivity for Central Monitoring Companies.

PureTech Systems Inc., a leading provider of advanced video analytics and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, is excited to announce its membership in The Monitoring Association (TMA).

5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

While the road to finding the most effective business alarm system might seem steep, it helps to know the truth of these five common myths.

SaaS Applications Have a Mind of Their Own

Multi-cloud environments are common and popular because they simplify what used to be complicated workflows, and they help organizations stay connected in an efficient manner.

i-PRO Adopts Advanced Cybersecurity Standards Through Implementation of Secure Element and FIPS

With the ever increasing rise in cybercrime, i-PRO Americas Inc., a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, is advocating for companies to install more cyber-resilient network security devices.

Verkada Recognizes ConvergeOne as its National Partner of the Year

Verkada, a leader in enterprise building security and management, recognized ConvergeOne as its National Partner of the Year for its expertise in implementing and integrating Verkada's solutions within diverse and complex environments.

Security Industry Association Announces 2023 Women in Security Forum Scholarship Opportunity

Security Industry Association Announces 2023 Women in Security Forum Scholarship Opportunity

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2023 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA Women in Security Forum.

AMAG Technology Welcomes Fournier as Vice President, Product Management

AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal CompanyⓇ, announces the hiring of Roland Fournier as vice president, Product Management. The Vice President, Product Management will serve as the Lead Product Officer of AMAG Technology and is responsible for the vision, development and strategy of all Symmetry™ products.

The Importance of Employee Security Awareness Training in Cybersecurity Protocols

In today's digital landscape, organizations face a constant barrage of cyber threats that can compromise sensitive data, disrupt operations, and damage reputations.

Francis To Assume The Role Of Chair Of The SIA's Panel Of Executive Thought Leaders From SIA Member Companies

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Ken Francis – president of Eagle Eye Networks and a former member of the SIA Board of Directors – to serve as the new chair of the SIA Executive Advisory Board.

New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

For the third time in the past year, Black Lotus Labs–the threat research arm of Lumen Technologies– has discovered a new malware that targets small office/home office (SOHO) routers.

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, recently released the findings of its 2023 State of Web Application Security report, based on an online survey of over 400 executive leaders, managers, and senior contributors. The survey provides a deep dive into the evolving state of web applications and cloud infrastructure and highlights a concerning disconnect.

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  • 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

  • ASIS Announces ANSI-Approved Cannabis Security Standard

    ASIS International, a leading authority in security standards and guidelines, proudly announces the release of a pioneering American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to cannabis security. This best-in-class standard, meticulously developed by industry experts, sets a new benchmark by providing comprehensive requirements and guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and maintenance of a cannabis security program. Read Now

  • ISC West Announces Keynote Lineup

    ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced this year’s dynamic trio of speakers that will headline the Keynote Series at ISC West 2024. 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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New Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3