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AMAG Technology Rebrands RISK360 to Symmetry Incident Management

AMAG Technology has rebranded its RISK360 Incident and Case Management software to Symmetry Incident Management. The new name aligns with AMAG Technology’s current Symmetry naming structure.

Park Assist Chosen to Provide High-End Parking Experience at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Park Assist has been awarded the Parking Guidance System (PGS) contract for Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF). Just 10 minutes from downtown, the International Airport supports over 4 million travelers per year with a high-volume of both passenger and cargo traffic.

New Research Shows Adoption of Home Control Systems Continues Rapid Growth

According to new research from Park Associates, the adoption of smart home control systems experienced a 38 percent year-over-year growth rate.

DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus

DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus

The United States has reached agreements with Canadian and Mexican officials to limit all non-essential cross border traffic in order to deter further spread of coronavirus. The Department of Homeland Security has been part of the North American team to work collaboratively with all government entities to stop the spread of COVID-19

EyeLock Announces Global Partnership with CMITech

EyeLock LLC has announced today that it has secured a global partnership with CMITech Company Ltd. of South Korea.

Remote Working and VPN

Remote Working and VPN

In this pandemic of coronavirus, all organizations have shifted from office work to remote work. By saying that, you must have heard about VPNs, and how they improve security and privacy.

Mission 500 Launches M500 Club to Drive Participation in New Virtual Events

Mission 500, a charitable non-profit organization engaging security professionals to assist families in crisis across the United States, is proud to announce the launch of its 2020 foundational fundraising campaign – the M500 Club.

US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

US Patent Office Issues Three Gunshot Detection Patents to Shooter Detection Systems

Gunshot detection with video analytics, gunshot detection in an indoor environment, and gunshot detection analysis during fire alarms are now exclusive patents held by SDS



Axis Pledges to Mission 500s Feeding Campaign

As Mission 500 brings their Feeding America campaign to a close they would like to recognize the countless individuals that stepped up to the “plate” to help feed families across America.

Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia school officials have released to guidance about how to open campuses for school in the fall by offering a 10-page document “Georgia’s Path to Recovery for K-12 Schools.” The manual was prepared by state education and public health department officials and covers the 2020-21 school year.

Securing Cameras and Software Used in Physical Security During the Pandemic

While the global pandemic continues to disrupt business, cybersecurity threats increase as companies and workers become even more dependent on digital workflows and tools. Some hackers are leveraging the pandemic as an additional means to spread malware and ransomware. With empty buildings and the rush to enable remote access, it’s never been more important to protect security cameras and accompanying infrastructure from threats.

CEDIA Expo Canceled

CEDIA Expo Canceled

CEDIA Expo 202 has been canceled and will be held in September 2021 in Indianapolis.

Man cited by police after TSA catches him with loaded gun at Washington Dulles International Airport

Man cited by police after TSA catches him with loaded gun at Washington Dulles International Airport

TSA officers detected a loaded handgun at one of the checkpoints at Washington Dulles Airport on Sunday. Airline passengers still attempt to bring handguns on board. So far this year, TSA has found four weapons at security check points.

New Paxton Training Program Offered

Paxton Access is introducing a new online access control training program this week. Easily accessible via their website, it offers installers more options and opportunities to enhance their skills anytime, anywhere.

Remote ID Becomes Even More Critical Now

Remote ID Becomes Even More Critical Now

With the global digital transformation, many of the interactions that enterprises have with their customers are shifting online.

Maxxess Systems announces partnership with Seek Thermal

Maxxess Systems is pleased to announce their partnership with Seek Thermal, an advanced imaging technology company, to deliver a complete temperature screening solution to help manage health risks.

Brazil Added to COVID-19 Travel List

Brazil Added to COVID-19 Travel List

Based on a recommendation by DHS and its intergovernmental partners, such as the Centers for Disease Control, President Trump has signed a proclamation on May 24 and amended on May 25 suspending the entry into the United States of any foreign nationals who were present in Brazil during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States.

Camden is introducing a new 36-inch tall stainless-steel model

Camden is introducing a new 36-inch tall stainless-steel model to their extensive line of aluminum, dark bronze and blue CM-75 Series ‘Column push plate switches.

TSA thinking About Temperature Checks and Thermal Imaging

TSA thinking About Temperature Checks and Thermal Imaging

After TSA rolled out a series of new measures May 21, meant to encourage social distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19, the agency also is thinking about checking temperatures and thermal imaging to help screen for the virus.

Mexico City Surveillance Project Complete

Mexico City Surveillance Project Complete

13,720 cloud-managed cameras deployed in a cyber-secure city-wide surveillance program using 4G connectivity

Immix Announces Leadership Changes

Immix has announced today that Chris Brown will take over as CEO and will oversee the global business from end-to-end.

Be Vigilant as COVID Lockdowns Relax

Be Vigilant as COVID Lockdowns Relax

Experiencing an exponential rise of COVID-19 related security cases during the pandemic, International SOS sheds light on three emerging security challenges. These are alongside underlying security issues that the pandemic environment has and will continue to exacerbate.

SIA Supports Commonsense Legislation Addressing Facial Recognition

SIA Supports Commonsense Legislation Addressing Facial Recognition

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) recently introduced H.R. 6929, the Advancing Facial Recognition Act, which requires the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce and other appropriate agencies

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Texas Legislators Introduce Bill to Restrict Purchasing Chinese Airport Equipment Due to Security Concerns

The legislation addresses the purchase of airport equipment, particularly passenger boarding bridges, from countries that are known for IP theft or national security threats.

Naval Air Station Security Guard Injured

Naval Air Station Security Guard Injured

An unidentified shooter has injured on security guard at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX, today. It has been determined that the shooting is terrorism related, according to the FBI.

COVID-19 Spread Doesn’t Slow Down Human Smugglers

COVID-19 Spread Doesn’t Slow Down Human Smugglers

Human smugglers continue to plague law enforcement and society at large, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and without regards to several Customs and Border Protection policies and travel restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the disease. Smugglers continue to place migrants in harm’s way.

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AES, Industry Saddened at Passing of Patrick Moran

Moran, who was president and COO of the company, died on May 14

Resideo Announces Appointment of Geldmacher as President

Jay Geldmacher was most recently president and CEO of Electro Rent Corp.

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