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Border Patrol Rescues 2 Abandoned Children

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued two children who had been abandoned along the border near Jacumba Monday afternoon.

Carson and dormakaba Announce Integration to Expand SMART Multifamily Security Solutions

Carson, creator of the One-App Resident ExperienceTM and 24/7 remote doorman service for multifamily properties, and dormakaba have announced an integration and distribution partnership.

XTEND Delivers Counter-Drone Systems to Department of Defense Office

XTEND is providing counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) technologies for U.S. military and defense entities.

Panasonic i-PRO Partners with Genetec on New Cloud-Based Digital Evidence Management System

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America is partnering with Genetec Inc. to offer a cloud-based digital evidence management system for law enforcement customers.

Gallagher Named Vice President at Group 337

Group337 have announced the appointment of Hilary Gallagher as vice president, responsible for internal and external marketing, communication, branding and content creation.

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Cybersecurity experts have long warned of attacks on small municipal systems. Until hackers accessed the water treatment plant of a small Florida city this year, those warnings were “out of sight, out of mind.” Now, both local and national authorities’ perspectives on the dangers of cybersecurity attacks are changing.

Car Rams Barricade at U.S. Capitol, Kills Officer

A car rammed into two Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Friday afternoon. According to AP News, one of the officers was killed, another was injured, and the driver of the vehicle was shot and killed.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Virtually every U.S. citizen counts on the nation’s critical infrastructure for services and products that touch their lives daily.



Steering the Conversation

Steering the Conversation

When navigating the Smart City market, it is wise to speak to the priorities and concerns of diverse stakeholders, many of whom might lie outside the security integrator’s traditional business.

A Capitol Breach

A Capitol Breach

On Jan. 6, the U.S. Capitol security perimeter was breached and the nation watched as multiple levels of security failed.

A Healthier Facility

Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past year, the critical role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more apparent than ever.

Actionable Intelligence

There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay, as new AI-driven solutions are pervasive across every category of professional and consumer electronics today.

The Impact of Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus

The pandemic compelled hospitals to increase safety and security measures. The role of the security professional has been redefined and prioritized to support more patient care related activities.

Going Beyond Retail

Going Beyond Retail

Physical security infrastructure has traditionally been seen as a sunk cost; an expense that represents a cost of doing business.

Absolute Capitol Security

Here we go again, but this time security is prepared at the Capitol. Apparently, the chatter among extremists groups have been talking about possible plots of illicit activity in Washington, D.C.

Current and future uses in the commercial security industry

On a Cloud of its Own

Cloud-based technology and solutions have become more and more mainstream, especially in the commercial security industry.

Transforming Security

Transforming Security

Just three years ago, the “cloud” was a four-letter word in the security industry. After fronting millions of dollars to establish onpremises systems, companies were understandably reluctant to rip them apart for a new approach.

Resideo Acquires Regional Distributor Norfolk Wire & Electronics

Resideo Technologies Inc. today announced it has acquired privately held Norfolk Wire & Electronics, based in Richmond, Va. Norfolk was founded in 1985 and is a leading regional distributor of security, telecom, network and audio-video (AV) related products, supplies and tools.

A Sound Strategy

A Sound Strategy

No matter the security criticality of your facility or the sophistication of your security system, simple key control is a foundational process of physical key management that helps control access to crucial assets, people, information and spaces.

Running the Gauntlet

Running the Gauntlet

Not long ago when visiting a colleague’s office, it was protocol to arrive early to run the gauntlet of the visitor management check-in that awaited, a process that might gladly be endured now if just for a brief return to some normalcy.

Allied Universal Hires Chief Merger, Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy and Investor Relations

Allied Universal has recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as chief merger and acquisition officer, and co-head of strategy and investor relations.

Iris ID’s IrisTime™ iT100 Used with New Time and Attendance Platform

Iris ID has announced Rockford, Ill.-based Information Controls Inc. has integrated its TimeTerminal time clock app to work with the IrisTime iT100, Iris ID's customizable and contactless time and attendance platform.

A Changing Profile

A Changing Profile

Healthcare facilities were already a complex security environment due to the number of moving pieces and literal life or death situations faced daily.

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Last year brought tremendous challenges for everyone, especially retailers. Retail shrinkage, the reduction of inventory from shoplifting, fraud and internal theft, is estimated to have cost the industry $61.7 billion according to a 2020 National Retail Security Survey, an all-time high.

Driving COVID Adaptations

Our recent physical security survey clearly revealed a challenging nexus between security and safety that has only been exacerbated by the continued onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

ABLOY USA Critical Infrastructure and Neenah Foundry Unveil Exclusive Partnership to Secure Underground Infrastructure

ABLOY USA Critical Infrastructure and Neenah Foundry Unveil Exclusive Partnership to Secure Underground Infrastructure

Utility and industrial enterprises need secure operations around-the-clock, knowing that any threat to the public’s safety can negatively impact revenues and tarnish their reputations.

ProdataKey and Rhombus Systems Partner to Offer Access Control and Video Cloud Integration

ProdataKey (PDK), has announced the release of a seamless integration with Rhombus Systems, a cloud-based video surveillance and asset tracking systems.

SALTO Systems Names Paul Cannon as Business Lead for Healthcare

SALTO Systems has appointed Paul Cannon to the position of Vertical Business Leader-North America for Healthcare.

VOCAL Technologies Creates Unique Solution to Help Alarm Companies Make a Smooth Transition from Analog to VoIP Phone Lines

VOCAL Technologies Creates Unique Solution to Help Alarm Companies Make a Smooth Transition from Analog to VoIP Phone Lines

It is the end of the line for analog phone systems, which can leave alarm companies hanging out to dry trying to figure out if they need to replace costly alarm panels.

ASIS Planning Hybrid Event in September

ASIS Planning Hybrid Event in September

ASIS International, an association for security management professionals, announced its decision to move its Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021 to a hybrid experience with in-person and digital features that will take place Sept. 27-29.

  • Remembering 9/11 Remembering 9/11

    In this episode, Security Today Editor-in-Chief Ralph C. Jensen Talks with Steve Karoly about security and transportation issues, specifically airport, airline and passenger security. It is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA. Much has changed concerning security efforts about airport transportation security. The conversation talks about the role that technology plays in protecting the flying public and steps taken to ensure there hasn’t been a successful terrorist attack on a U.S. airliner since 9/11. Checkpoint and screening are evolving at a rapid pace, and the conversation centers on new measures and technologies that are being integrated into checkpoints.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - July August 2021

    July August 2021

    Featuring:

    • Tee Up the Security
    • Listen Clearly
    • Turning to the Cloud
    • COVID-19 The Final Push
    • Redefining Security

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