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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.

Allied Universal Security Professional Honored by American Red Cross for Life Saving Actions

Mark Paul, a security professional for Allied Universal, was honored by The American Red Cross at its Evening of the Stars event for his heroic actions that saved a life.

Secure Your Home During the Holidays

The most wonderful time of the year can easily transform into a nightmare. Being vigilant, while still enjoying the holiday season, is possible. The holiday season is the perfect time to start implementing security measures to protect one’s home and ensure security while out and about.

Vector Flow Commits to EqualAI Pledge to Combat Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Vector Flow, a provider of AI and data-driven physical security solutions, proudly announces its commitment to the EqualAI® pledge, marking its promise to play an active role in the fight against bias in artificial intelligence (AI). The company joins a distinguished group of organizations collaborating under the guidance of EqualAI, a nonprofit organization, and a movement, focused on reducing unconscious bias in the development and use of AI.

What the New SEC Cybersecurity Rules Mean for Tech Companies

On July 26, the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released a new rule aimed to increase consistency of how and when material cybersecurity information is disclosed to investors and the public. The rule became effective Sept 5, 2023.

English Boarding School Upgrades Security With Paxton Technology

Christ’s Hospital School has a long history. It first opened its doors to 380 pupils in November 1552, at that time located in Newgate Street, London. In 2022 the school needed to replace their now obsolete security system with a new solution that would be simple to manage while maintaining the security of the site, staff, and pupils.

i-PRO Announces New AI On-site Learning Camera Line that Adds AI to Non-AI Cameras

i-PRO Co. Ltd., a provider of professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, today announced a revolutionary new line of cameras that turn non-AI network cameras into AI smart devices. Using AI onsite learning, the new X Series enables users to teach the camera about specific objects they want to monitor. With support for up to nine AI applications, it is the most powerful AI camera to date from i-PRO.

Genetec Shares Guidance for Retailers to Help Protect Against ORC This Holiday Season

The U.S. National Retail Foundation (NRF) reports that its members have once again cited organized retail crime (ORC) as one of the biggest threats to their business. Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today shared guidance with retailers on protecting their customers, staff, and business as they head into the holiday shopping season.

Five Cybersecurity Trends Predictions for 2024

According to Cybersixgill, threat research experts, AI’s evolution will continually improve both organizations’ cyber defense efforts and cybercriminal activities. At the same time, increasingly complex regulatory requirements, continued consolidation of cybersecurity tools, a widening attack surface, and heightened global geopolitical issues will all play a significant role in driving the direction of cybersecurity.

Konica Minolta Commemorates 150 Years in Business

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today proudly announced the commemoration of its 150th anniversary, a significant milestone few businesses reach.

Intellicene Partners with Oosto to Enhance Security Software

Intellicene, a provider integrated, intelligent security software platforms, has announced a strategic partnership with Oosto, a provider of Vision AI solutions including facial biometrics. The collaboration supports the integration of Oosto's advanced facial recognition technology within Intellicene's suite of intelligent security software, enhancing Intellicene’s technology offerings to the company’s global customer base.

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.

ISC East, Security Industry Association Announce SIA Women in Security Forum Keynote Speaker Series

ISC East, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), have announced the keynote speaker for the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Keynote Series event at ISC East 2023. Theresa Tobin, chief of interagency operations for the New York City Police Department (NYPD), will headline the Nov. 16 WISF Keynote Series breakfast event during ISC East.

Edge360 Fully Integrates Quanergy’s Advanced Object Tracking

Edge360, the company that delivers a comprehensive containerized video management solution, has enhanced its collaboration with Quanergy, ensuring the provision of crucial security and business intelligence service.

NSA Report Focuses on How to Protect Against Evolving Phishing Attacks

The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. partners have released a new report describing the latest techniques in phishing attacks and the defenses organizations can deploy against them.

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