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Bringing Trust Back into the Vulnerability Disclosure Process

The process of disclosing security vulnerabilities is an unpredictable quagmire. It is a process that, by necessity, starts off on a confrontational note. The first message sent from a security researcher to an organization is almost always bad news of some sort, and the organization now has a problem to understand and respond to.

Facing the Risks

Electric Utilities worldwide face a range of risks and threats, including at the physical perimeters of their highly distributed operational sites. Security professionals grapple with challenges related to sourcing cost-effective and highly efficient physical security solutions to protect operational continuity, invaluable assets, and staff.

Security Entrances Move to Center Stage

Today’s secured entry solutions make it possible to create a welcoming, attractive look and feel at the entry without compromising security. It is for this reason that security entrances have moved to the mainstream.

ZE Government Solutions Announces Air Force SBIR Phase I Contract

ZE Government Solutions (ZEGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of AI-based gun detection leader ZeroEyes, recently announced it has been selected by AFWERX for a SBIR Phase I contract focused on new object classification to investigate its potential to fill capability gaps in the Department of the Air Force (DAF).

Security Industry Association Announces the 2024 Security Megatrends

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and forecasted the 2024 Security Megatrends, which form the basis of SIA’s signature annual Security Megatrends report defining the top 10 factors influencing both short- and long-term change in the global security industry.

Security Today Announces 2023 CyberSecured Award Winners

Security Today is pleased to announce the 2023 CyberSecured Awards winners. Fifteen companies are being recognized this year for their network products and other cybersecurity initiatives that secure our world today.

Parker Group to Showcase Advanced Training and Simulation Solutions at DoDiiS 2023

Parker Group, a provider of integrated engineering services and technologies, is set to exhibit the advanced capabilities of its AV-over-IP capture, recording, and distribution platform, AVenue, in conjunction with VuWall’s video wall control systems at this week’s Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDiiS) conference in Portland, Ore.

Paxton Electronics Centre Opens

Paxton has officially opened a brand-new manufacturing facility called the Paxton Electronics Centre. This milestone coincides with the global technology manufacturer’s continued expansion, and increased customer demand for products and services.



Surveillance from Seed to Sale

In the highly regulated and intricate cannabis industry, seed-to-sale surveillance is crucial for monitoring and auditing transactions. This process ensures compliance with regulations imposed by state regulatory commissions, as well as any additional rules at the county or city level.

Nearly Two-Thirds of Retail Workers Are Worried About Personal Safety this Holiday Season

As the year's peak shopping season hits its stride, an inaugural Retail Worker Safety Report from Motorola Solutions found that many retail workers and managers perceive safety incidents at their stores are on the rise.

Honeywell To Strengthen Building Automation Business with Acquisition of Carrier's Global Access Solutions

Honeywell today announced plans to enhance and strengthen its building automation capabilities with the acquisition of Carrier Global Corporation’s (NYSE: CARR) Global Access Solutions business for $4.95 billion, in an all-cash transaction. This acquisition will enable Honeywell to become a leading provider of security solutions for the digital age.

Panther Unveils Security Data Lake Search and Splunk Integration to Redefine Detection and Response at Scale

Panther Labs, a cybersecurity innovator for detection and response at scale, today announced the launch of its new Security Data Lake Search and Splunk Integration capabilities. These offerings mark a critical leap forward in managing security risks in today’s cloud-first landscape.

Cybersixgill Unveils Identity Intel Model for Threat Intelligence

Cybersixgill, a cyber threat intelligence data provider, announced today new features and capabilities that take security teams’ threat detection and mitigation efforts to new levels, helping them identify and mitigate vulnerabilities and detect and stop threats more quickly and effectively than ever before.

Gallagher Security Offers Predictions for 2024

Award-winning global security manufacturer, Gallagher, is sharing insights from their inaugural Security Industry Trends Report, which paints a larger picture of transition on the horizon in 2024.

Rising Trends in Commercial Property Theft

From bustling urban centers to quieter suburban districts, businesses of all sizes and industries find themselves entangled in a complex web of criminal activities that threaten their stability, profitability, and sense of security.

IDIS Delivers 1,000 Camera End-to-End Solution to London Landmark Hotel

IDIS, the largest manufacturer of trusted South Korean-made video tech, is proud to have been selected to provide the Zedwell Piccadilly Hotel, located in the heart of London’s West End, with a full 1000-camera IDIS solution. The Zedwell Piccadilly was recently expanded and transformed with a top-to-bottom refurbishment, including an extension with a major annex in neighboring Great Russell Street, bringing the total number of rooms to over 700. Video surveillance is an important resource for the hotel’s management team and staff, helping operations to run more smoothly, improving guest experiences, and ensuring security for visitors and employees. IDIS, together with integration partner Rukey Solutions, completed this comprehensive project in just two months.

Milestone Releases XProtect 2023 R3

Milestone Systems, a provider of video technology, announces the release of XProtect 2023 R3, the latest version of its highly scalable, flexible, data-driven video management software (VMS). This update builds on XProtect's leading open platform technology with new capabilities that increase operational efficiency, enhance collaboration, and provide tighter system control.

ISC East 2023 Attendance Jumps 25 Percent from 2022 Event

ISC East 2023, the Northeast’s leading security and public safety event built by RX Global, hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA) and in partnership with ASIS NYC, delivered another year of successful programming. Over three days, ISC East featured keynote speakers, educational sessions, professional development, and over 220 exhibitors highlighting the latest technologies and solutions across the security industry.

Security Entrances Move to Center Stage

Most organizations want to show a friendly face to the public. In today’s world, however, the need to keep people safe and secure has become a prime directive when designing and building facilities of all kinds. Fortunately, there is no need to construct a fortress-like entry that provides that high level of security. Today’s secured entry solutions make it possible to create a welcoming, attractive look and feel at the entry without compromising security. It is for this reason that security entrances have moved to the mainstream.

AI on the Edge

Discussions about the merits (or misgivings) around AI (artificial intelligence) are everywhere. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find an article or product literature without mention of it in our industry. If you’re not using AI by now in some capacity, congratulations may be in order since most people are using it in some form daily even without realizing it.

Cloud Adoption Gives Way to Hybrid Deployments

Cloud adoption is growing at an astonishing rate, with Gartner forecasting that worldwide public cloud end-user spending will approach $600 billion by the end of this year—an increase of more than 21% over 2022. McKinsey believes that number could eclipse $1 trillion by the end of the decade, further underscoring the industry’s exponential growth.

Securing the Future

In an increasingly turbulent world, chief security officers (CSOs) are facing a multitude of challenges that threaten the stability of businesses worldwide.

A Variety of Features

In today's world, the video management space encompasses a variety of features that are being influenced by market conditions and associated risks. Beyond the traditional, but still valuable, personnel and property security, and asset protection, organizations are leveraging their video management platforms across many departments to gain business intelligence.

A Future in the Clouds

The cloud has become a pervasive term in everyone’s daily work and personal lives – from the explosion of content available on Internet streaming services to remote learning to social interactions. Everyone is living cloud-based lives.

Free Cybersecurity Certificate Series Help Organizations and Individuals Protect from Cyber Attacks

With the growing frequency, sophistication and magnitude of cyberattacks around the world, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) has established a new cybersecurity certificate series to help the public and private sector protect their organizations and data.

A Rapidly Changing Realm

Many retail operators continue to face a daily balancing act of maintaining both an online and in-person presence. The coronavirus pandemic accelerated our adoption of online shopping, and the expectation now is that every retailer needs to be proficient in both arenas. This places a heightened emphasis on secure operations that ensure a seamless experience for the customer no matter where they pull out their credit card.

Data-Driven Security

Just a few years ago, the big trends centered around generating sensor data and creating space to store that data. Today, technology trends like deep learning and generative AI are playing a tremendous role in creating insights out of data. We have big data lakes full of rich information, which, when used responsibly, can be mined and evaluated to uncover patterns, issues, and new uses that can lead to the development of innovative and valuable solutions.

Report: Physical Security Market Turning to Cloud and Hybrid Solutions

Genetec, a provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today shared the results of its 2024 State of Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 5,500 physical security leaders worldwide (including end users and channel partners), the report looks at the security strategies organizations are putting in place to effectively navigate the realities of a changing industry.

Interface Systems Appoints New Leaders to its Executive Team

Interface Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, today announced that Sean Foley has been appointed to the role of chief revenue officer and Sunita Mani to the role of chief marketing officer.

Shaping the Industry

Access control solutions are undergoing a rapid evolution, accompanied by the emergence of transformative trends that are revolutionizing the management of security and access across diverse spaces such as homes, offices, and institutions.

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    Bugcrowd recently released its “Inside the Mind of a CISO” report, which surveyed hundreds of security leaders around the globe to uncover their perception on AI threats, their top priorities and evolving roles, and common myths directed towards the CISO. Among the findings, 1 in 3 respondents (33%) believed that at least half of companies are willing to sacrifice their customers’ long-term privacy or security to save money. Read Now

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    Global video technology company Milestone Systems is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2024, it will merge with the cloud-based video surveillance solutions provider, Arcules. Read Now

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    Cloudflare Inc, recently published its State of Application Security 2024 Report. Findings from this year's report reveal that security teams are struggling to keep pace with the risks posed by organizations’ dependency on modern applications—the technology that underpins all of today’s most used sites. The report underscores that the volume of threats stemming from issues in the software supply chain, increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and malicious bots, often exceed the resources of dedicated application security teams. Read Now

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  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3