National news reports that a shooting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., left three university football players dead and two more individuals wounded on Sunday night. Suspect Chris Darnell Jones, 22, has been taken into custody.
- By Matt Jones
- Nov 14, 2022
For the first time, and just in time for Veterans Day, U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized ADT Commercial as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award presented by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Interface Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, recently announced that The Old Spaghetti Factory (OSF), a family-owned and operated restaurant chain with over 40 locations across 13 states, has chosen Interface’s suite of managed services to transform its network, voice and security infrastructure.
Hanwha Techwin is highlighting a diverse range of intelligent video surveillance solutions during ISC East 2022, Booth 701, at New York’s Javits Convention Center, Nov. 16 - 17.
Netwatch North America, the leader in proactive video monitoring solutions, today announced a premiere partnership with Eagle Eye Networks to integrate the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system) with Netwatch’s proactive video monitoring service.
Vision AI company Oosto announced its partnership with Muscogee Nation Gaming Enterprises, one of the largest tribal casino owners and operators in the U.S., to protect its flagship River Spirit Casino and Resort’s gaming floors in Oklahoma, with face-based security software incorporated throughout its facility’s cameras.
IT and security leaders must address, on average, one cyberattack per week according to a new study released titled “The State of Data Security” by Rubrik Zero Labs. Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company, commissioned a study from Wakefield Research to gather insights from more than 1,600 security and IT leaders including CISOs, CIOs, VPs, and Directors across 10 countries.
Attention all resellers and installers of security hardware and software! Have you looked into offering Solink to your customers? Solink partners with security technology resellers across North America with a unique selling model.
Many businesses have security cameras in place. However, they are often underutilized because it isn’t always easy to find necessary footage, or the operational cost of collecting evidence is too high to justify its use. Solink can help you get more ROI out of your video surveillance system.
Solink Video Alarms are creating a whole new category of alarm systems. Video alarms bring new functionality and improved ROI compared to traditional panel alarm systems.
When it comes to cybersecurity, many organizations overlook IoT devices; but it is imperative that they are given equal consideration, as these devices are connected to the internet (i.e. printers, security cameras and smart home hubs) and can serve as an open door for cyber criminals.
- By Mark Sinanian
- Nov 04, 2022
There is a lot to talk about beyond security. Milestone has a way of making it happen, hosting its 24th annual MIPS conference in Minneapolis. The message is for integrators, as well as end users, to look at and review to total infrastructure.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Nov 01, 2022
SonicWall recently released new threat data through the third quarter of 2022. SonicWall recorded more than 4 billion malware attempts globally while year-to-date ransomware attempts in 2022 have already exceeded full-year totals from four of the last five years. In the recent 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Mindset Survey, 91% of organizations reported that they are most concerned about ransomware attacks, indicating a rise of anxiety among security professionals.
Cloud data security is a serious challenge most organizations face today. The cloud was designed for collaboration where every file or data element can be shared with anyone halfway around the globe. Cloud data can also be copied, duplicated, modified and passed along very easily. To illustrate the challenge, think about 100 different variations of a redlined sensitive contract that need to be protected, and consider that each variant can have different access privileges.
- By Karthik Krishnan
- Oct 27, 2022
As cybersecurity awareness month continues to be a focus of discussion in October, new research conducted by Genetec, technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, shows that cybersecurity remains a top concern for physical security professionals going into 2023.
Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the Naperville, Illinois Police Department (PD) is closing investigations more quickly and has strengthened community collaboration by modernizing its operations with Genetec Clearance™ and by launching a Community Camera Registration Program.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Peter Boriskin, chief technology officer at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, as the new chair of SIA’s Standards Committee. In this role, Boriskin will lead and work with committee members to develop, promote and advocate industry standards in a coordinated effort with other standards and specification writing bodies.
Cognitec, face recognition innovator and SALTO Group Company, has named Andy Speropoulos as sales manager for the gaming and hospitality markets, two important sectors that increasingly incorporate face recognition technology to improve both security and operations.
Cyber Awareness Month is upon us and we want to share some of our best practices for what organizations can do to enhance their security posture while remaining vigilant to stay ahead of threats as best they can.
- By Chris Strand
- Oct 20, 2022
Arcules has announced a strategic global distribution partnership with Wesco to expand brand awareness and increase access to easy, scalable, and reliable cloud and managed services in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The nationwide talent shortage has had a ripple effect across all industries and the security industry is no exception.
- By Joseph Seagriff
- Oct 19, 2022
“Mobile” might seem like a buzzword in the access control industry these days. However, use cases and demand are rapidly increasing. According to a survey, 62% of respondents have purchased access control solutions with mobile credential options over the past two years. What’s more, an estimated 14.7 million mobile credentials were downloaded globally in 2020.
- By Mike Maxsenti
- Oct 17, 2022
i-PRO Americas Inc., has announced the release of the new i-PRO EZ-2 Partner Portal. Built to enhance and simplify the way integrators, resellers and distribution partners conduct business with i-PRO, the EZ-2 Partner portal features instant access to i-PRO inventory levels and enables users to create quick quotes 24/7.
Aiphone Corporation pleased to announce that its IX Series intercoms are compatible with the Genetec™ Security Center, a unified IP security platform that provides users with a single interface between multiple security devices and their data.
ADT today announced that it has issued and sold in a private placement to State Farm 133.3 million shares of ADT common stock for a gross purchase price of $1.2 billion.
Collectively, as an industry, we need to use the month of October to kick off an ongoing campaign that demonstrates the role each individual plays in both their own and their company’s security, as well as equips them with best practices to adopt a strong security posture. Here are a few practices that will ensure good cyber hygiene.
As retailers integrate their digital and physical shopping experiences to future-proof their business models, it’s never been more important to be aware of the cybersecurity vulnerabilities that can be created by digital transformation.
- By Chad Leedy
- Oct 10, 2022
Paxton Access, the global brand of electronic IP access control, video surveillance and video intercom systems, continues to expand as growth in the business continues to accelerate in the United States.
Enterprises are struggling with three key data challenges. First, there is massive growth in data, often it increases exponentially from year to year. Equally, there is massive migration of data to the cloud. And finally, the data that is worth protecting has become a very complex environment – from Intellectual Property to financial data to business confidential information to regulated PII/PCI/PHI data.
- By Karthik Krishnan
- Oct 07, 2022
Critical infrastructure and energy industry veteran will support Hakimo’s growth in these markets.