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SES Announces EAS Partnership with Nedap

Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Nedap to provide leading retail, RFID and cloud-based loss prevention solutions.

Mission 500 Announces new Co-Chairs, Treasurer, and Secretary to Advisory Board

Mission 500, a non-profit charity that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis throughout the United States, announces new Co-Chairpersons to its advisory board.

Federal Indictments in Airport Assault Case are an Important Step for Worker Safety 

Federal Indictments in Airport Assault Case are an Important Step for Worker Safety 

Last week’s announcement that three Delta Air Lines passengers face federal charges for allegedly assaulting an airline security officer and gate agent is welcome news to airport workers who have faced increased physical and verbal abuse while on the job.

SAGE Integration Adds Senior Account Executive and Account Executive

SAGE Integration has hired two executive-level staff members to accommodate the integrator's rapid growth. Cole Schrier is a new senior account executive, while Parker Hendricks joins as an account executive.

Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

A rabbi in a Texas synagogue hostage situation Saturday used training from a security session to help escape from a captor.

ESA’s 2022 Youth Scholarship Program Launches, Applications and Online Donations Now Open

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.

HID Global Forecasts Seven Trends That Will Impact the Security and Identity Industry in 2022

HID Global, provider trusted identity and physical security solutions, outlines and discusses important trends that are set to reshape the security industry in 2022 and beyond.

BCD Launches Customer Loyalty Program

As the new year begins, BCD is striving to continue expanding and developing relationships with dedicated customers.



Westport’s Gemspring Capital Management Acquires Security 101

Gemspring Capital Management LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, has acquired a majority interest in Security 101, a provider of commercial security system solutions.

SALTO Achieves Carbon Neutrality

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference reached a global pact (the Paris Agreement): to mitigate the effects of climate change and achieve neutrality by 2050. Neutral greenhouse gas emissions are achieved when the same amount of greenhouse gases (CO2 equivalent) emitted are removed from the atmosphere in different ways.

ESA’s 2022 Youth Scholarship Program Launches

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe.

Security Industry Association Announces Women in Security Forum Power 100

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for nominations for the SIA Women in Security Forum Power 100.

Security Industry Association Announces the 2022 Security Megatrends

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and forecasted the 2022 Security Megatrends, which form the basis of SIA’s signature annual Security Megatrends report defining the top 10 factors influencing both short- and long-term change in the global security industry.

FAA-Fined Unruly Passengers to Lose TSA PreCheck

Unruly airline passengers may face additional consequences for bad behavior under a new partnership between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Allied Universal® Acquires Atlanta-Based Norred & Associates, Inc.

Allied Universal® recently announced the acquisition of Norred & Associates, Inc. – an Atlanta-based full-service security firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

How to Know When AI Is the Right Solution

How to Know When AI Is the Right Solution

Given the hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), many are following the bandwagon without considering whether their system truly requires the novel tech or not.

Mission 500’s A-maize-ing Cornhole Tournament Raises More Than $15K

Mission 500’s A-maize-ing Cornhole Tournament Raises More Than $15K

Mission 500, partnered with Moms in Security, for the first ever cornhole tournament had an amazing turnout on Dec. 11. The

Homeland Secretary, Top Cybersecurity Officials Meet with Silicon Valley Leaders to Stress Cybersecurity Priorities

Homeland Secretary, Top Cybersecurity Officials Meet with Silicon Valley Leaders to Stress Cybersecurity Priorities

Cybersecurity threats impact individuals, communities, and organizations of all sizes. Increasing nationwide cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for DHS and the Biden-Harris Administration

TouchPoint Acquires Morse Watchmans

TouchPoint, Inc., the parent company of SupplyPoint, has completed the acquisition of Morse Watchmans. Founded in 1882, Morse Watchmans is headquartered in Oxford, CT.

American Digital Security Acquires Securix

Securix will join the ADS team, and will continue as Securix, as a division of American Digital Security.

SES Appoints New Enterprise Sales Leader, Creates Dedicated Team to Serve Tech Sector

Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. (SES) is increasing leadership and organizational support for serving the technology sector.

Senstar Integrates with HALO IoT Smart Sensor

Senstar is pleased to announce the integration of its Senstar Symphony™ Common Operating Platform with the HALO IoT Smart Sensor from IPVideo Corporation.

Salient Systems Appoints First Chief Security Officer

Salient Systems has announced that Keith Aubele CPP, LPP is now the company’s Chief Security Officer. Aubele brings decades of experience at leading retail organizations to the CSO role, which is the first such position for Salient.

ADT Completes Acquisition of Sunpro Solar

ADT Inc. has announced it has completed its acquisition of Sunpro Solar.

SALTO Enhances Ecosystem Partnerships with new Technical Sales Team

“We’re excited to announce the addition of our Technical Sales Team,” said Colin DePree, Sales Strategy, at SALTO North America.

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas Acquires Stanley’s Electronic Security Solutions Business

Securitas transforms the dynamics of the security industry and moves towards becoming a leading intelligent security solutions partner through entering into an agreement to acquire the Electronic Security Solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (Stanley Security)

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

Near Pre-pandemic Travel Volumes Expected to Continue Through December Holidays

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened just under 21 million travelers during the 10-day Thanksgiving holiday. The agency expects high travel volumes into the December holidays and encourages passengers planning to travel this holiday season to sign up for TSA PreCheck® to provide more convenience and save time at the airport.

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

New Improved Site Management App from Paxton

Security technology manufacturer, Paxton, has updated their popular Paxton Connect app to make remote site management simpler than ever before.

Genetec Launches Industrys First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Launches Industry's First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec Inc. has announced the industry’s first enclosure management solution that gives traffic managers and engineers the ability to remotely manage, monitor, and secure traffic enclosures.

Securitas Acquires Supreme Security Systems

Securitas is acquiring Supreme Security Systems, a top 50 alarm monitoring company in the United States.

  • Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey

    In this episode, Security Today editor-in-chief Ralph Jensen chats with Chris Hugman of System Surveyor about the customer journey. As the company’s chief executive officer, Hugman continues to work toward his vision of seamless systems management from concept to system end-of-life. He also addresses what it takes to be a guide in the security industry and why it is different from the traditional sales process. Originally a systems integrator, Hugman reveals his thoughts on technology and the prospects of the customer journey over the next few years, as well as the direction of technology.

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