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.
Walk into any grocery store today and you’ll see shelves of products claiming to be “organic” and “natural”, but, if you carefully inspect the ingredients, it becomes evident that most of the products are neither natural nor organic. Shoppers need to do their homework and look beyond the shiny labels. Security integrators are in a similar situation when it comes to cybersecurity.
- By Hans Kahler
- Oct 07, 2022
Vistacom has announced today the addition of Robert Schlegel as its new director of Control Room Sales. In this role, Schlegel will be responsible for sales growth nationally, as well as spearheading sales strategy, building key partnerships and overseeing a team of account managers.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month allows us to reflect on our progress in information security and the components that still need work. As the term “cybersecurity” has made its way into mainstream vernacular (not just in sci-fi movies but in everyday conversations in the workplace and home), it would be tough to argue that cybersecurity awareness hasn’t grown tremendously in the past few years.
- By Bill Bernard
- Oct 05, 2022
i-PRO Co., Ltd is proud to join with the Department of Homeland Security Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) to raise awareness around cybersecurity for NCSAM (National Cyber Security Awareness Month).
ISC East, 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, is pleased to announce that security and technology leaders Tomás Maldonado and Ryan McKenzie will headline the 2022 SIA Education@ISC East Keynote Series
The Travelers Companies, Inc. recently released its 2022 Travelers Risk Index results, and for the third time in four years, the survey found that cyber threats were the top overall concern for business decision makers.
Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP video surveillance solutions, today announced that it has integrated its intelligent IP cameras with Epic Systems' new remote sitting video platform called E-CAL.
I see and learn about myriad products that are about to or have recently hit the security market. The technology is amazing, but at the heart of every tradeshow are the people. As I made my way around the GSX show floor, I found some interesting products I wanted to share, and, I’ll share more in coming weeks.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Sep 27, 2022
Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2022 has concluded at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Presented by ASIS International, the world's largest association for security management professionals, the event offered discussion and idea exchanges for the global security community.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit has received a $2 million award, through the Urban Area Security Initiative federal grant program, which will provide funding for the installation of cameras across the entire fleet of subway cars, enhancing security coverage, and, most importantly, increasing passenger confidence in mass transit safety.
Commvault has announced the general availability of Metallic® ThreatWise™ an early warning system that proactively surfaces unknown and zero-day threats to minimize compromised data and business impact.
Versa Networks has announced that Gartner, a company that delivers actionable, objective insight to its executive and their teams, has given Versa Networks (Versa Operating System VOS™) the highest score for the Large Global WAN Use Case, as published in the 2022 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SD-WAN report.
Smart buildings are essential building blocks within the complex smart city ecosystem as they contribute significantly to the sustainability of cities. Many governments’ visions of smart cities include not only making urban environments more sustainable.
- By Brent Jacot
- Sep 20, 2022
Gallagher has today announced an enhancement to their cloud-based security solution – added support for a wider variety of doors including gates, roller doors, and cabinets.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that it is developing a new apprenticeship program to help address the security industry’s workforce challenges, diversify the talent pipeline and foster career development opportunities within the industry.
RGB Spectrum® has continued its partnership with Lockheed Martin to equip F-35 flight simulators with its latest video processing technology.
Idesco Corp. is announcing an expanded offering to include comprehensive Visitor Management solution.
Organizations of every type and size often need to make informed decisions for areas of improvement, enhancement, and change.
- By Fabiola Ruvalcaba
- Sep 20, 2022