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American Digital Security Acquires Securix

Securix will join the ADS team, and will continue as Securix, as a division of American Digital Security.

Homeland Secretary, Top Cybersecurity Officials Meet with Silicon Valley Leaders to Stress Cybersecurity Priorities

Homeland Secretary, Top Cybersecurity Officials Meet with Silicon Valley Leaders to Stress Cybersecurity Priorities

Cybersecurity threats impact individuals, communities, and organizations of all sizes. Increasing nationwide cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for DHS and the Biden-Harris Administration

TouchPoint Acquires Morse Watchmans

TouchPoint, Inc., the parent company of SupplyPoint, has completed the acquisition of Morse Watchmans. Founded in 1882, Morse Watchmans is headquartered in Oxford, CT.

SES Appoints New Enterprise Sales Leader, Creates Dedicated Team to Serve Tech Sector

Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. (SES) is increasing leadership and organizational support for serving the technology sector.

Salient Systems Appoints First Chief Security Officer

Salient Systems has announced that Keith Aubele CPP, LPP is now the company’s Chief Security Officer. Aubele brings decades of experience at leading retail organizations to the CSO role, which is the first such position for Salient.

Senstar Integrates with HALO IoT Smart Sensor

Senstar is pleased to announce the integration of its Senstar Symphony™ Common Operating Platform with the HALO IoT Smart Sensor from IPVideo Corporation.

ADT Completes Acquisition of Sunpro Solar

ADT Inc. has announced it has completed its acquisition of Sunpro Solar.

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened just under 21 million travelers during the 10-day Thanksgiving holiday. The agency expects high travel volumes into the December holidays and encourages passengers planning to travel this holiday season to sign up for TSA PreCheck® to provide more convenience and save time at the airport.



SALTO Enhances Ecosystem Partnerships with new Technical Sales Team

“We’re excited to announce the addition of our Technical Sales Team,” said Colin DePree, Sales Strategy, at SALTO North America.

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas transforms the dynamics of the security industry and moves towards becoming a leading intelligent security solutions partner through entering into an agreement to acquire the Electronic Security Solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (Stanley Security)

Securitas Acquires Supreme Security Systems

Securitas is acquiring Supreme Security Systems, a top 50 alarm monitoring company in the United States.

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

Security technology manufacturer, Paxton, has updated their popular Paxton Connect app to make remote site management simpler than ever before.

Genetec Launches Industrys First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Launches Industry's First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Inc. has announced the industry’s first enclosure management solution that gives traffic managers and engineers the ability to remotely manage, monitor, and secure traffic enclosures.

Data Protection: Your Best Line of Defense Starts Inside

Data Protection: Your Best Line of Defense Starts Inside

Investing in information security has never been more critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we work, stressing our systems, connections, and networks. Cyberattacks continue to make headlines, and physical data breaches remain a concern.

Oxford high school shooting victims

Michigan School Shooting Suspect to be Charged as Adult

According to national news sources, the Michigan teenager accused of killing four students and injuring six others at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich., on Tuesday will be charged as an adult. Ethan Crumbley, 15, faces two dozen charges including murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

The Body-worn Evolution

The Body-worn Evolution

What once began as technology typically reserved and embraced by law enforcement, wearable video continues to find applications and use-cases in a host of new verticals and industries.

Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

The global pandemic accelerated a worldwide digital transformation that has simultaneously reduced or eliminated physical touchpoints and in-person contact.

Protecting Premises and People

To ease cost pressures, facility operators must find ways to improve a variety of elements within their buildings, including their security system.

Security Breached at 38,000 Feet

During the week of Halloween, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines were the latest to have to deal with “domestic terrorism” at 38,000 feet. Where does this behavior come from?

Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

Rethinking City Living: The Challenges and Opportunities

City populations are growing and our resources are under strain. That’s why we need to rethink city living – not tomorrow but now. Fortunately, many forward-thinking city authorities are showing us a way to address this, based on connected video technology.

Encryption and Compliance

Throughout time, securing the data in our communications with others has always been a major concern. Perhaps the prehistoric men or woman, were the only civilization in history that didn’t have to worry about someone getting their hands on someone else’s messages.

Carrier Joins the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Carrier Global Corp. is pleased to announce its participation in the International Society of Automation Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA).

A Modern Threat

A Modern Threat

Whether it is water, electricity, gas, oil or even telecommunications and transportation hubs, critical infrastructure facilities present unique challenges for security professionals.

Money in the Bank

Money in the Bank

We have all read or heard about incidents of cybercrime targeting government and commercial entities to compromise services or harvest information. As you can image, financial institutions are a primary target for attack.

Yesterday’s Hype

Yesterday’s Hype

Let’s admit it. When analytics first hit the market, they got off to a rocky start. Lots of hype, and high expectations. When it came to delivering on those promises, their performance often fell short of the mark.

Smart Security Solutions

The pandemic has impacted enterprises across nearly every single market sector. Sudden shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and an uptick in violent crime have each wreaked havoc on businesses large and small in the United States, and all over the globe.

Post Pandemic Environment

Post Pandemic Environment

Over the last year and a half, the retail industry has undergone massive changes. Retailers of all sizes have shown extraordinary resilience and creativity by reshaping their business models and operations.

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

Today’s “Eyes and Ears”

Action movies like White House Down and Olympus Has Fallen have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Like all action movies, they have a high degree of entertainment value, but what sets them apart is the setting.

Taking the fear out of IoT security concerns

Taking the Fear Out of IoT Security Concerns

The IoT presents a huge opportunity market. Every second, 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web, and experts predict that by 2025, that figure will equate to more than 75 billion connected devices overall. Unfortunately, this volume of connected devices brings inevitable security risks.

Securitas names Byerly as President, Global Electronic Security, and Engelhardt as new President, Securitas Electronic Security Inc. in North America

Securitas continues to align organizational structures to intensify their focus on their electronic security (ES) and solutions growth strategy.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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