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Experience the Future of Security: Intellicene Revolutionizes the Industry with Groundbreaking Unified Security Management Platform

Transform security operations with unparalleled integration capabilities, unmatched scalability and performance, and unrivaled functionality for the modern security landscape.

4 Ways VMS Implementation Can Transform Financial Institutions

4 Ways VMS Implementation Can Transform Financial Institutions

We’re in a world that’s becoming increasingly digital and financial institutions are no exception to that transformation. While the local branch can still directly manage money transactions or help a customer cash in rolls of quarters, more banks are leveraging technology that enables customers to engage with their banks using ATMs and apps for their money management.

Allied Universal Announces Acquisition of Elite Tactical Security in Las Vegas

Elite Tactical provides specialized security solutions to hospitality and entertainment clients throughout the Las Vegas area, including security and executive protection officers as well as explosives- and firearms-detection canine teams.

Snap One Celebrates Five Years of Successful Local Store Growth

In March Snap One marked five years since the beginning of establishing a nationwide network of convenient local stores catering specifically to the custom integration and security markets. Currently, Snap One has more physical store locations as well as training centers than any other CI distributor in the United States, providing significant advantages to Partners.

ISC West Sees Substantial Growth in Attendees

Touting impressive attendance figures, ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), saw a robust 56% year-over-year gain in attendance for ISC West 2023, hosting over 27,000 security industry professionals in Las Vegas from March 28-31 to learn, see, and experience the latest security technology trends.

Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) Issues Warning About Apple Device False Alarms

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is a national leader in helping reduce unnecessary calls for service from alarm systems. Recently, SIAC issued a warning concerning false alarms created by the Apple iPhone 14 and Apple Watch.

Where Compliance Falls Short

Changes to our digital spaces in recent years have led to an increase in IT risk—especially in the healthcare space.

Kwikset Offer First Electronic Access Control Solution for Multifamily Locations

UNITE™ will give property managers and owners in the Multifamily sector a number of noteworthy benefits. Besides providing a more effective way to manage their properties, it will reduce key management time and costs while increasing profits.



Cleaning Up in Las Vegas

Cleaning Up in Las Vegas

Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything. I have been a steady companion attending ISC West for more than a quarter century. You know there have been changes over the years, many I very much appreciate. Scantily clad young women appealing to the largely male audience to step inside a booth. Certainly not necessary.

Darktrace - Generative AI Changes Everything You Know About Email Cyber Attacks

Darktrace - Generative AI Changes Everything You Know About Email Cyber Attacks

In new data published today, Darktrace reveals that email security solutions, including native, cloud, and ‘static AI’ tools, take an average of thirteen days from an attack being launched on a victim to that attack being detected, leaving defenders vulnerable for almost two weeks if they rely solely on these tools.

Live From ISC West 2023: Post-Show Recap

ISC West 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is in the rearview mirror, and I think all attendees can agree that it was a smashing success from start to finish. We’d like to thank our Live From partners one more time for letting us be their megaphone and help spread the word about their presence at the show.

Thoughts on ISC West 2023

Last week was my second ISC West and my second trip to Las Vegas. I wrote previously about how we’re long out of the dark days of the pandemic, but I wasn’t prepared for the spectacle of the show floor—not just the exhibitors, but the sheer number of attendees.

Employees in London Building Can Use Their iPhone or Apple Watch to Gain Office Access

Smart Spaces, a leading global provider of smart building technology, has teamed with HID to introduce an employee badge in Apple Wallet, offering a secure and even more seamless building entry for employees at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London.

Live From ISC West: Day 2 Recap

If it’s even possible, Day 2 of ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada, was even busier than the first. Remember to keep tabs on our Live From ISC West page for news and updates from the show floor at the Venetian, because there’s more news coming out than anyone could be expected to keep track of. Our Live From sponsors—NAPCO Security, Alibi Security, Vistacom, RGB Spectrum, and DoorKing—kept the momentum from Day 1 going with packed booths, happy hours, giveaways, product demonstrations, and more.

On My Way Out the Door

To answer that one question I always get, at every booth visit, I have seen amazing product technology, solutions and above all else, the people that make it all work.

Return to Form

My first security trade show was in 2021. At the time, I was awed by the sheer magnitude of the event and the spectacle of products on display. But this was the first major trade show coming out of the pandemic, and the only commentary I heard was how low the attendance was. Two representatives from one booth even spent the last morning playing catch in the aisle with their giveaway stress balls.

Live from ISC West: Day 1 Recap

The first day of ISC West 2023 is in the books, and it’s safe to say that vendors have brought their A-game to Las Vegas. The booths of this year’s Live From partners—NAPCO Security, Alibi Security, Vistacom, RGB Spectrum, and DoorKing—were swamped all day long. Here’s a brief recap of just a few highlights from each partner’s presence at the show.

Turn on the AC, ISC West is Hot

Nothing warm about the Las Vegas weather outside. It is cold, and it was raining after the opening day. No one seemed to care inside the convention center. The hall was packed with inquisitive security professionals.

Axis Communications Unveils New Devices at ISC West

Axis Communications, provider of video surveillance, announced the debut of its latest product and solutions offering at the ISC West security conference in Las Vegas, NV. The unveiling will include a series of panoramic cameras, two dome cameras, and a new thermal camera designed for large-scale remote temperature monitoring

Teledyne FLIR Launches First Family of Visible Security Cameras with AI at ISC West 2023

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, recently announced it will be exhibiting at the ISC West trade show from March 29-31, 2023 at the Venetian Expo in booth 34061, where it will be showcasing its new cameras and multilayered security solutions. FLIR is expanding its broad portfolio of visible cameras by launching its first family of visible security cameras with artificial intelligence (AI), the FLIR Quasar™ Premium Mini-Dome AI, which is making its debut at ISC West.

Hanwha Vision Highlights Full Range of Intelligent Surveillance Solutions at ISC West 2023

Hanwha Vision America is bringing its full line of intelligent video security and surveillance solutions to the show floor at ISC West 2023 (booth# 14025), from March 29th -31st at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas.

Live From ISC West 2023: Day 1

ISC West 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, has officially begun! Make sure to keep an eye on Security Today’s ISCW Live 2023 page, as well as our associated Twitter accounts—@SecurToday and @CampusSecur—for the latest updates from the show floor at the Venetian Expo.

AtlasIED to Debut New Additions to IPX Family at ISC West 2023

Reinforcing its commitment to building mass communications solutions for the security industry and supporting accessibility, AtlasIED today announced three additions to its award-winning IPX Family that will debut at ISC West in Las Vegas from March 29 to 31.   

HID Will Show Trusted Identity Solutions at ISC West that Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Security and Identity Industry

HID, provider of trusted identity solutions, today announced it will be at the 2023 ISC West International Security Conference and Exposition showcasing examples of how cloud-based access control and trusted mobile identities are accelerating the digital transformation and enabling innovative and seamless workplace experiences in today’s increasingly connected world.

PureTech Systems Integrates with Intel's OpenVINO

PureTech Systems has announced its integration with Intel's OpenVINO to deliver its’ AI-boosted video analytics on edge devices with lower cost, lower power consumption, and at a smaller size.

Johnson Controls Showcase Complete Suite of Commercial, Residential Security Solutions at ISC West 2023

Johnson Controls, provider of smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, will be showcasing an entire suite of intrusion, access control and video security solutions in stand 18033 at the ISC West Expo, happening March 29 to 31 at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It Happened Again

Just yesterday (as of this writing), it happened again. A 28-year-old woman shot her way into a Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday and killed three children and three adults, according to national news. AP News reports that the victims were three 9-year-old children, a top school administrator, a substitute teacher, and a school custodian

Security Industry Association Announces 2023 Executive Committee and Board Members

The Security Industry Association (SIA) presented seven new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering, held March 28 during ISC West, and the SIA Board of Directors confirmed its new officers during the board’s March 28 meeting at ISC West.

ONVIF Reaches Dual Milestone of 25K Conformant Products, 15th Anniversary

ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, continues to deepen its influence and impact in the physical security market with the dual milestones of surpassing 25,000 conformant products and celebrating 15 years as the defacto industry standard for interoperability.

Securitas Technology Launches Enhanced Program to Provide Specialized Support, Services to Global Clients

Securitas Technology, a provider of integrated security systems, has launched an enhanced Global Clients Program, following the coming together of STANLEY Security and Securitas' electronic security operations.

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    This year’s Live From GSX program was a rousing success! Again, we’d like to thank our partners, and IPVideo, for working with us and letting us broadcast their solutions to the industry. You can follow our Live From GSX 2023 page to keep up with post-show developments and announcements. And if you’re interested in working with us in 2024, please don’t hesitate to ask about our Live From programs for ISC West in March or next year’s GSX. Read Now

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    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

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