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Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

Report: Video Security Business Shows Growth in 2021 Despite Challenges

Despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in five video security systems-related businesses reported growth in the past 12 months, according to a 23-nation survey conducted by Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business from Ransomware this Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it come huge opportunities for companies and brands to capitalize with big sales. So much so that many companies depend on the holiday season sales to bring themselves to profitability

Cashing in on Your VMS System

Cashing in on Your VMS System

In banking today, the FBI and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), have mandated security standards that require a minimum number of cameras and camera resolution in each facility.

PSIA Approves Secure Credential Specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) today announced it has approved the Secure Credential Interoperability (SCI) 1.0 specification.

Potter Announces Integrated Voice System

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, announces the release of the Integrated Voice System along with the IPA-4000V and AFC-1000V fire alarm control panels.

Scutum Group Accelerates its Development in North America

Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Central Station in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc.

Brivo to Become Publicly Traded Company Through Merger with Crown Proptech Acquisitions

Brivo, Inc. provider of cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, and Crown PropTech Acquisitions (NYSE: CPTK) (“Crown”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, recently announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in Brivo becoming a publicly listed company.

Navigating System Integration

Navigating System Integration

Super savvy security systems integrators are proficient in the latest and greatest technological advances. They are very skilled when specifying the most cutting-edge video surveillance and analytics capabilities, remote access advances, cyber secure solutions, and more.



Research: 31 Percent of Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Companies Have Experienced Data Breach

New data released Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay, a global leader in data-driven commerce, reveals that while nearly all (96%) surveyed retail, restaurant and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction (95%) in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality, as one-third of companies (31%) have experienced a data breach in their company's history.

Navigating Emergency Response

In the face of increased violence in schools around the United States, one Northeast school district made a plan to upgrade their VMS to tighten security. With its ability to enact quick response using mobile and map-based functions during an event, Milestone’s surveillance system was at the top of the class

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, shoppers in the United States spend almost $730 billion on the holidays. With an increase also comes more merchandise shrink from shoplifting, organized retail crime and other methods.

Industry Professionals Take the Field for Children in Need At Mission 500 at Annual Security Softball Game

Mission 500, a 501C-3 charity supported by the security industry dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis across the United States, held its 7th annual Security Softball Game on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Overpeck County Park in Leonia, N.J.

Convergint Expands Capabilities with Simpsons Acquisition

Convergint is acquiring Simpson Security Systems, a security systems integrator that provides services across Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee.

Motorola Acquires Analytics Provider Envysion

Founded in 2006, by Level3 Communications executives, Envysion, offers cloud-based solutions that integrate video systems with sales data to proactively identify potentially fraudulent transactions and highlight sales patterns and in-store activity without the need to monitor hours of video footage.

Acre Appoints New President

Based in The Netherlands, Harm Radstaak has been named the new president at Acre International.

ADT to Expand Residential Footprint

ADT Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sunpro Solar (Sunpro)

TSA Prepared for a Busy Holiday Travel Season

TSA Prepared for a Busy Holiday Travel Season

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is anticipating that security checkpoints locally and nationwide will be busy during the upcoming holiday travel season.

DHS Selects Northeastern University to Lead Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks

DHS Selects Northeastern University to Lead Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the selection of Northeastern University to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and other partners for a new Center of Excellence for Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks (ESE).

Research: Smart Home Security Technology Sales Will Continue to Grow in 2022-2024

Research: Smart Home Security Technology Sales Will Continue to Grow in 2022-2024

The firm's data estimates that between 2022 and 2024, more than 250 million networked cameras, video doorbells, and smart speakers/smart displays will be sold in the US.

The Advantages of Integrating Networking and Security with SASE for Today’s Organizations

The Advantages of Integrating Networking and Security with SASE for Today’s Organizations

The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.

Calipsa Masterclass Brings Together Top Video Surveillance Professionals

Learn and share knowledge with hundreds of video surveillance professionals from around the world during the third annual Calipsa Masterclass on Nov. 10, 2021.

Allied Universal to Hold Hiring Open House

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 120 security professionals in Goodyear.

Report: 91.5 Percent of Malware Arrived over Encrypted Connections in Q2 2021

Report: 91.5 Percent of Malware Arrived over Encrypted Connections in Q2 2021

WatchGuard Technologies, a provider of network security and intelligence, advanced endpoint protection, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure Wi-Fi, recently released its latest quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends and network security threats analyzed by WatchGuard Threat Lab researchers during Q2 2021.

Data Breaches: Top Sectors of Interest in 2021

Cybercriminals have been a nuisance to businesses long before most readers of this blog would’ve gotten versed with the idea of online presence.

DHS Takes Victim-Centered Approach on First Anniversary of Center for Countering Human Trafficking

DHS Takes Victim-Centered Approach on First Anniversary of Center for Countering Human Trafficking

Oct. 20 marks the first anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT).

Lumeo Names Tech Exec Bob Cutting as Chief Operating Officer

Cutting brings extensive operations and video analytics experience to Lumeo, which develops a “no-code” video analytics platform that enables solution providers to quickly create and deliver a wide range of AI-powered analytics using any camera, video management solution, and third-party analytics.

TSA Employee Spotlight: Christina Marks

In a year when the number of unruly passengers and gun catches have broken all records and upended civility, Austin-Bergstrom (Texas) International Airport TSA Officer Christina Marks is doing her job exceedingly well. Credited with discovering five firearms in carry-on bags since January, the eagle-eyed officer takes her X-ray and customer service duties seriously.

Securitas Partnership Advances with Loss Prevention Foundation

Securitas Electronic Security Inc. has advanced its partnership with the Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) by announcing support as a new Master Level Partner.

Matrox Celebrates 45 Years of Technology Innovation

Marking more than four decades of continued innovation through constant reinvention and an enduring commitment to technical excellence

Ryan Zatolokin to Receive Technology Alliance Member of the Year at National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

Ryan Zatolokin, Axis Communications’ Senior Technologist for New Projects - Americas, will be recognized as NCS4’s Technology Alliance Member of the Year during the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition set for Nov. 9-10 in Phoenix.

  • 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.

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  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

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

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