IDIS, a manufacturer of trusted South Korean-made video tec, is pleased t announce it has retained manufacturer’s rep firm 1 Volt Associates to broaden its presence in the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Last year, we survived the summer of ransomware and faced a potential global recession, higher inflation and geopolitical tension - a wobbly energy market and rising interest rates. The million-dollar question is what the state of an exhausted workforce means to cyber security, especially as recessions bring a high turnover rate.
- By Venkat Thummisi
- Jun 28, 2023
AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal CompanyⓇ, announces the hiring of Ann Marie Mansfield as the director, Commercial Excellence.
Iris ID, a global leader in iris recognition technology for 25 years has been supporting the FBI since the initial pilot of the Next Generation Identification (NGI) Iris Service in 2014.
Keeper Security has recently released the results of its latest study, The Keeper Password Management Report: Unifying Perception with Reality. Assessing the password habits of over 8,000 individuals across the US, UK, France and Germany , the report reveals that 3 in 4 (75%) people globally don't adhere to widely-accepted password best practices, with a majority (64%) either using weak passwords or repeat variations of passwords to protect their online accounts.
Serving state, local governments and global Fortune 100 companies in the energy, mining, manufacturing, and chemicals industries, Management Controls Inc. (MCi) needed to transform its cyber security to the world-class level expected by its long list of prestigious customers.
Hanwha Vision America has completed the integration of its Wisenet WAVE video management system with AMAG Technology's Symmetry Access Control software, delivering greater system choice and flexibility for customers, especially in AMAG’s key markets including data centers, finance, banking, commercial, healthcare and education.
Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology for 25 years, continues to experience outstanding success in establishing partnerships with numerous Fortune 100 companies. Leveraging its cutting-edge iris recognition technology, Iris ID has emerged as a preferred choice for enhancing security measures using the highest form of biometric identity authentication and verification to best safeguard the integrity of critical operations at leading organizations.
Nearly three-quarters of all cyberattacks involve ransomware which means a majority of defenders are failing to detect ransomware successfully. The fact is, ransomware isn’t the first stage of the attack, it’s often the last stage; and cyberattacks usually get labeled or categorized as ransomware when data is encrypted or stolen and a ransom is demanded by cybercriminals.
- By Stu Sjouwerman
- Jun 20, 2023
Everyone in recent months has been busy either debating the merits of ChatGPT and similar natural language generators—or have been busy using them. The amount of material these AI-driven platforms will produce is mind-boggling, since there seems to be no shortage of businesses and content writers who feel they can benefit from the striking shortcuts these platforms provide. ChatGPT was in fact able to reach 100 million users in its first two months of public existence.
- By Rom Hendler
- Jun 20, 2023
Metrasens, a provider of advanced detection systems for security and safety applications, is proud to announce its partnership with Transparent BPO, a business process outsourcing and contact center organization. This collaboration further enhances Transparent BPO’s already impressive security infrastructure to protect client data.
More than four in 10 IT leaders surveyed globally (42%) believe their existing IT infrastructure is not fully prepared for the demands of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, despite its widespread adoption across industries
Picture this – you have just completed a relatively large security system installation for a new enterprise client. The cost of this new system was well into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, representing a significant investment for both you and the deploying organization. But less than a month after install, the customer calls you upset and in a panic.
- By Dave Carzoli
- Jun 19, 2023
We see it time and time again, the headlines splashed along newspapers and email newsletters that a hospital or its network of offices have been hit in a cybersecurity attack. Now more than ever, we continue to expect that attackers will target nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities due to the immense pressure the industry is facing to modernize. While the advancements in technology are vital to ensuring better patient care, they also open doors for threat actors everywhere.
- By Katya Ivanova
- Jun 19, 2023
Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. a global leader in AI-driven security and productivity solutions along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Robotic Assistance Devices Inc. (RAD), today announced that Holley Hunt has joined RAD in the newly created role of Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
When Binghamton University decided to upgrade its security capabilities, university administrators made sure to include cutting-edge audio solutions.
- By Chris Wildfoerster
- Jun 13, 2023
Altronix, a leading manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announces the appointment of two new independent sales teams covering the Northeast United States and all of Canada.
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions completed the integration of their Aperio® wireless lock technology with Verkada’s Command cloud-based management platform, delivering a fully integrated hardware and software solution that strengthens safety while simplifying management and lowering total cost of ownership.
Axis Communications, an industry leader in video surveillance, announced today that the company has reached key supply chain milestones, including more than 45% year-over-year increase in Q1 deliveries with continued growth through May 31, and record inventory levels in its Americas distribution channel to meet strong demand from integrators and end customers.
Becklar, the parent company of AvantGuard, Armstrongs and Freeus is pleased to announce the acquisition of Eyeforce a provider of wholesale monitored remote guarding solutions.
A report recently published by Perception Point, a provider of advanced threat prevention across digital channels, has identified a 356% growth in the amount of advanced phishing attacks attempted by threat actors in 2022. Overall, the total number of attacks increased by 87%, highlighting the growing threat that cyber-attacks now pose to organizations.
Convergint, a global leader in service-based systems integration, today announced it has acquired Ballou Fire Systems, LLC, a Houston-based integrator that designs, installs and services electronic life safety, security, and communications systems.
i-PRO Americas Inc., a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, has introduced i-PRO FlexPay Financing.
K2 Security Screening Group, an industry leader in the planning, installation, integration and management of airport passenger and checked baggage security screening systems, today announced the appointment of Girard (Gerry) Phelan as the company’s senior director of Capability Delivery.
As required by President Biden’s Executive Order on Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas recently announced the first Department-wide policy on Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) for its law enforcement officers and agents.
In the fiscal year 2022, Federal agencies saw fewer cyber incidents overall, which decreased by around 6%.
Over the past two years, the Biden Administration has taken a series of steps centered on quantum and cybersecurity.
- By Michael Brown
- May 31, 2023
As summer nears and you start making vacation plans, it is vital to ensure your home security system is prepared to monitor your home. Regularly checking and testing your system is a valuable habit that protects your home and possessions.
- By Jonah Serie
- May 31, 2023
Evolv Technology a leader in AI-based weapons detection security screening, has announced a partnership with Ricoh USA, Inc., one of the largest global service delivery organizations, to expand Evolv’s customer service program.
Traditional perimeter solutions that provide physical and visual barriers to unauthorized access to a site include long stretches of fencing, gates and other perimeter technologies, including video surveillance.
- By Yaron Zussman
- May 31, 2023