Top Stories


coronavirus illustration

High Number of Recently Created Coronavirus Websites Linked to Scamming Operations

Americans need to be on the lookout for malicious domains created by scammers as well as widespread disinformation and conspiracy theories being spread online.

Sielox Names William Meekins as Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Meekins, who previously worked at Open Options, Salient Systems and more, will be responsible for growing sales in the east

chicago subway

Lawmakers Warn Cities to Stop Contracting Chinese Companies To Build Transit Systems

Despite concerns about Chinese manufacturers having access to U.S. transportation data, cities continue to move ahead with plans to partner with state-owned companies.

isc west 2019

ISC West Postpones Conference Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Show organizers are planning to hold one of the security industry’s largest conferences in July after several companies indicated they would not send employees to the show.

STANLEY Security Appoints Kara Pelecky as Chief Information Officer

Technology executive and business transformation specialist joins majority-female C-suite

Despite Technical Issues, DHS Claims Victory on Super Tuesday With No Foreign Hacking Attempts

There was no significant increase in disinformation campaigns or hacking attempts like there were in 2016, according to top Homeland Security officials.

USA Security Services Inc. Acquires Advanced Security Systems Contracts

Advanced will become a division of USA Security, both of which are based in New Jersey



Alcatraz AI Names Security Industry Vet Josh Jackson as Regional Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Jackson joins the company after serving as regional vice president of RightCrowd Software

walgreens store

Flaw in Walgreens App Exposes Prescription Data for Some Mobile Users

The pharmacy would not say how many people had been affected by the error, but said that prescription data and customers’ names were part of the leaked information.

ISC West Unveils SIA Education@ISC Program Focused on Today’s Biggest Converged Security Issues

ISC West, the largest converged security event in the U.S., today introduces the lineup for its 2020 SIA Education@ISC sessions, in collaboration with premier partner the Security Industry Association (SIA).

Boon Edam to Introduce the Speedlane Compact Optical Turnstile at ISC West

Boon Edam recently announced they are unveiling a new optical turnstile addition to their security entrance portfolio at the ISC West Exhibition in Las Vegas, March 18-20, 2020 in booth #8037. This will be the first opportunity for show attendees to see the Speedlane Compact, which is scheduled to be available in the fall of 2020.

Controversial Facial Recognition Company Clearview AI Has Counted ICE FBI and Private Companies Among Its Clients

Controversial Facial Recognition Company Clearview AI Has Counted ICE FBI and Private Companies Among Its Clients

Clearview is also piloting a video surveillance camera with live facial recognition capabilities and has tried to expand into other countries in the Middle East and Asia.

Trucking fleets may be the next targets of ransomware

The Next Victims

Among the common types of cybersecurity attacks perpetrated on enterprises, arguably none are as sophisticated, effective or lucrative as ransomware is today.

The Chickasaw Nation standardizes video technologies to secure one of the world’s largest casinos

The Open Platform

The Chickasaw Nation is a federally recognized, independent Native American nation located in south-central Oklahoma. The nation’s territory covers more than 7,600 square miles and is home to a population of nearly 70,000.

Secure Your Containers

Development and deployment of container-based software has become a popular movement in technology.

Galileo Delivers

ERDC enlisted the services of M3 Technology Group, an audio-visual integrator based in Nashville, Tennessee, to create a unique audio-visual experience not seen in other government facilities.

Validate Your Security Model

Validate Your Security Model

As security threats grow in complexity and scale, organizations are spending major resources to address the threats and minimize risk, including hiring top security talent and purchasing sevenfigure security solutions.

Common Mistakes

As the cyber threat landscape has matured and evolved, cybersecurity incidents have become a regular occurrence.

Ohio County Taps Startups for Automation

Officials in Cuyahoga County, Ohio are looking to digitize and automate paper-based processes at several agencies through a program that encourages governments, startups and small businesses to collaborate on solutions.

Implementing Commercial Security

Commercial buildings face a universal challenge: how to manage security without encroaching on tenant privacy, comfort and experience.

Policy Bill Includes Cyber Investments

Data on OTAs and prototypes. The House proposed an annual reporting requirement on how the Defense Department is using OTAs.

All About the Data

All About the Data

When you consider today’s smartphones, the phone part is almost ancillary. It’s really the apps and the advanced optics that drive the purchase.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Surviving The Tough Times

Dayton, Ohio, has seen a lot of ups and downs over the years. The city is more than a survivor as businesses find a way to keep their doors open, and today, even attract some very interesting tech firms.

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

As the city began strategically deploying surveillance cameras throughout Atlanta, APF invested $350,000 to create the cuttingedge Loudermilk Operation Shield Video Integration Center (VIC).

This is Big Business

This is Big Business

When it comes to government contracting, security spending is big business—and small business too.

Transforming the Industry

Transforming the Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain momentum every day, and it is already poised to augment and enrich many aspects of our business and personal lives.

Essential Management

Essential Management

There are essential elements that great integrators and managed service providers have that set them apart from the competition.

Airport IoT Operations

The Internet of Things (IoT) has landed in airport operations. More than 20 billion end devices are already networked via the Internet, and there will likely be three times more than this by 2025, according to Statista.

Transforming Healthcare Security

Transforming Healthcare Security

Security is a top priority at healthcare facilities across the country, but developing and deploying an effective healthcare security strategy is a challenging process.

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety