Alcatraz Sarah Lawler-Muzquiz as director of channel sales. Lawler-Muzquiz is the latest addition to the Alcatraz team.
Winsted Corp, has announced they’re prioritizing growth following their 2019 acquisition by Pathfinder Companies, LLC. The announcement comes on the heels of a series of employee hires, a new website and a refreshed focus on product development.
Regulators and airport operators from across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East have joined forces to promote the introduction of open architecture in airport security systems.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of cloud adoption was growing steadily. Since March, however, when “shelter-in-place” orders began sweeping the nation, we’ve seen cloud computing usage skyrocket.
- By Joe Vadakkan
- Jul 30, 2020
As part of Reliant’s (Energy) focus on providing cutting edge smart home and security innovations to customers across Texas, today the company announced a new relationship with SimpliSafe, maker of home security systems.
Alula has started shipping pre-enrolled Connect+ Kits. These kits come with the Slimline Touchpad and four sensors pre-enrolled to the network so they are ready to go right out of the box for the most efficient possible installation.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes mainstream, companies are delving into the ramifications of adoption, including its benefits, challenges, and opportunities--not least, the implications to security and cybersecurity.
- By Steven Turney
- Jul 30, 2020
Organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show announced the 2021 event will be online-only.
A new survey from access control provider Nexkey shows that office workers believe access control is more important in a COVID-19 world.
- By Brent Dirks
- Jul 29, 2020
BriefCam today announced future availability for BriefCam Video Content Analytics on Axis cameras with built-in deep learning processing units.
Jamie Vos entered the security business in 1994 with locksmithing, when he started working for his father’s company, Bellingham Lock and Safe. Vos worked in various roles until a need became evident and he stepped up as general manager of the electronic security division. Now, Vos takes over as president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
IDIS is pleased to announce several new staff appointments and hires at IDIS America.
Transportation Security Administration officers at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia Airports are using new technology at checkpoints that validates a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.
NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Stephen Spinelli as NAPCO Senior Vice President of Sales, for all its corporate divisions – NAPCO Security, Alarm Lock, Marks USA and Continental Access.
Capturing depth in addition to the usual two dimensions is already a must-have feature for systems where depth-sensing information combined with computing power enables functionality such as face-based unlocking, with additional AI that can distinguish between people, animals, and vehicles as well as recognizing familiar faces.
- By Paul Gallagher
- Jul 24, 2020
Group Public and private sector security industry veterans bring expertise to assist with risk management and resilience in commercial environments.
The flow of illegal drugs is, and always has been, a security threat to this country. On Monday, July 20, Customs and Border Protection officers were busy with drug busts and apprehending loads of illegal drugs
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jul 23, 2020
The Department of Justice has accused two Chinese hackers of stealing valuable data, personal information and trade secrets from hundreds of organizations around the world, including companies that are working to develop coronavirus treatments and vaccines.
Scott Fleming, former CEO of Protect America will be joining ONIT Smart Home. Protect America was founded in 1992, and has protected more than 400,000 residential customers, with both DIY and professionally installed security systems in the United States and in Canada. Fleming was a central part of the company’s growth and recent bulk-account acquisition with Brinks Home Security.
ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced its educational lineup for Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) 2020, taking place 21-25-September.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to introduce the SIA Guide to Cannabis Security Requirements for SIA members, their clients and our organizational partners in response to the need for more centralized information regarding the state-by-state requirements in the cannabis industry where applicable.
In the battle for security budget funding, enterprise key management isn’t nearly as sexy as technologies such as threat hunting or blockchain cybersecurity.
- By David Greene
- Jul 21, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are seeing an immediate need for thermographic technology.
- By Maurizio Pejoves
- Jul 20, 2020
Allied Universal® today announced the acquisition of Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. (PSSI) – a full service security systems integrator providing security solutions to customers in Chicago and nationwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The National Retail Federation issued the following statement encouraging all retailers to adopt a nationwide policy that requires customers to wear face coverings or masks to protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic:
SALTO Systems has appointed Scott Smith as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region.
Deep Expertise in Security and IoT Markets Enables Continued Growth in Global Sales
Following a search by its nomination committee, dormakaba announced this week that Sabrina Soussan has been appointed as the company’s new CEO effective April 1, 2021. Soussan has served as the co-CEO of Siemens Mobility since 2017 and had held several leadership positions in the company over the past 20 years.
The government has mandated that integrators interested in doing business with them must eliminate all Hikvision and Dahua products from their supply chain by Aug. 13. This falls under a new interim Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
GardaWorld Security Corp. is pleased to announce its acquisition of WorldAware, a leading security risk management firm based in the United States. WorldAware, combined with Crisis24, a GardaWorld Company, will create THE premier industry player in integrated security risk management.