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RGV Border Patrol to Host a Border Security Event

The 2021 Border Safety Event (BSE) will focus on the United States Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) efforts to save lives.

Unprecedented Violence Raging Nationwide

Unprecedented Violence Raging Nationwide

Every week, though it seems daily any more, people involved in mass shootings are taking the lives of scores of individuals. Another sad fact is that it is not just one person at a time. So far this year, there have been 272 mass attacks.

DHS Releases Plan for Use of Border Barrier Funds

DHS Releases Plan for Use of Border Barrier Funds

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the agency’s plan for funds the previous administration was planning to use for construction of a border wall at the Southwest border of the United States.

Sage Integration Adds Knoxville, Tennessee Office

Sage Integration will deliver its client-centric services to the rapidly-growing eastern Tennessee region through a new office in Knoxville. This is Sage Integration’s fourth office; the others are located in Kent, Ohio, Atlanta and Dallas.

Soloinsight Inc. Announces Opening of New Workflow Innovation Center in Historic Charleston

Soloinsight has announced the opening of its new location in Charleston, SC, named The Workflow Innovation Center.

Baltimore Council Says No to Facial Recognition

Baltimore Council Says No to Facial Recognition

The Baltimore City Council voted overwhelmingly earlier this week to pass one of the strictest facial recognition bans in the United States.

COPS Acquires Wholesale Monitoring Business from Security Partners

COPS Monitoring has announced that it has purchased the wholesale monitoring assets of Security Partners LLC at auction on May 27, 2021.

Vector Flow Data-Driven Physical Security Platform integrated with C•CURE 9000

Vector Flow, recently launched innovator of AI and data-driven physical security solutions, announces integration with the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management solution from Johnson Controls.



SES Launches Dedicated Retail Organization

Securitas Electronic Security Inc. (SES) has established a new organization dedicated to meeting the needs of retail businesses across North America.

SBrinqa Accelerates Adoption of Risk-based Cybersecurity with First Institutional Investment of $110M

Brinqa Accelerates Adoption of Risk-based Cybersecurity with First Institutional Investment of $110M

Brinqa™ is a global leader in Cyber Risk Management. The company’s applications leverage the industry's only Knowledge Graph for cybersecurity – The Cyber Risk Graph.

SALTO Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic smart access solutions, has launched a newly-redesigned website that offers detailed product information, enhanced industry vertical focus, and covers the latest technology and electronic advances for SALTO platforms, technology, and services.

Paxton Takes Net2 Training to the Pro Level

Paxton is happy to announce the introduction of the new Net2 Pro training this week. Easily accessible via our website, this virtual course enables installers to get the most from Net2 with free Net2 Pro training.

DHS Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced new efforts to support the Transportation Security Administration (

Advanced Facial Recognition Brings Security, Simplicity to Healthcare’s Most Complex Workflows

Imprivata®, together with technology partners Aware and IDEMIA, has introduced an innovative mobile facial recognition solution, taking advanced security technology and enhancing and simplifying it for application to unique healthcare requirements.

CBP Seize 24 tons of Narcotics in Second Quarter in Fiscal 2021

Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning crews partnered with federal authorities to disrupt smuggling of 24 tons of narcotics.

Minerva Prevents an XtremeRat Attack

One of Minvera Labs’ clients, a midsize critical infrastructure organization, was almost disabled or worse, because of an innocent mistake made by one of their employees.

Unification is the Cure

In the past, the Lee Health security department installed many different analog video and access control systems to secure each site. Over time, the technology began aging and failing.

Tapping into Touch-free Digital

Tapping into Touch-free Digital

As the world glimpses a return to more “normal” life, one change seems likely to endure: the preference for touch-free digital experiences.

Low Altitude, High Risk

Low Altitude, High Risk

Drones present a significant risk to aircraft during takeoffs and landings – low altitude maneuvering – according to an October study from the Canada National Research Council’s Aerospace Research Center.

A Tragic Turn of Events

No doubt that 2020 will have proven to be one of the oddest years, perhaps in our lifetime. COVID-19 has forced all of us to rethink how to successfully do our jobs. By all counts, the rebound into 2021 have shown good results, except for domestic terrorism.

Always Surrounded

Not long ago, artificial intelligence was viewed as science fiction. Today, it routinely makes our lives more secure and convenient. AI surrounds us in our everyday lives.

It is Already Here

It is Already Here

Today’s video surveillance systems can do so much more than capture footage of a given location. With new AI-based analytics, cameras can identify license plates, help manage occupancy and provide operational and retail intelligence.

The Power to Predict

The Power to Predict

Imagine when you know what’s next. You can respond before potential situations occur and anticipate business opportunities that create new revenue streams or reduce operational costs.

Possible Walmart Mass Shooting Thwarted in Texas; Suspect Arrested

Possible Walmart Mass Shooting Thwarted in Texas; Suspect Arrested

A Texas man has been arrested and charged with a felony after authorities say that he was planning a mass shooting at a Walmart. Law enforcement in Kerr County, TX, were able to intercept the man’s plans before any violence took place, according to the sheriff’s office.

Connected Doesn’t Mean Protected

Connectivity is more than just a buzzword to those who design and install security, communications, fire alarm and other electronic systems.

Let’s Integrate

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn have prompted an increase in physical security threats across the country.

Devastating Impact

Devastating Impact

The COVID-19 outbreak has hit airports hard, and the devastating impact will be felt for years to come. The situation is worrisome not only for the sake of the industry itself but also because airports and air transportation services are critical to the economic stability and growth of cities, regions and countries.

How a Culture of Identity Governance Drives Success in Digital Transformation

How a Culture of Identity Governance Drives Success in Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation (DX) should be an important area of strategic focus for companies that want to grow and thrive in a changing world.

Body-worn Technology

Body-worn Technology

For better or for worse, the events of the past several years have put law enforcement under a microscope.

Working from Home

Working from Home

There is no way to downplay how COVID-19 has affected the way we live, do business and educate our children. One year into it, and the end is still nebulously off in the distance.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

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  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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