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Bosch to Introduce More Than 50 New Products at GSX 2019

At GSX 2019, Bosch will announce a significant expansion of its video portfolio with the introduction of more than 50 new products, including fixed and moving cameras, and recording and management solutions.

Altronix Showcases New Line of Compact, Cost-efficient Access Power Solutions at GSX 2019

Altronix, provider of power and data transmission products for the professional security industry, is featuring its new Maximal Fit series of access power controllers here at GSX 2019, booth 933. These units provide system designers and integrators with a more compact and economical alternative to our popular Maximal series.

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Connect With Security Today at GSX 2019

Visit booth #1591 to learn more about what we do, including magazines, webinars and summits

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Survey: Americans Trust Law Enforcement More Than Private Companies To Use Facial Recognition ‘Responsibly’

Fifty-six of American adults say they trust law enforcement agencies to use the tech responsibly, but attitudes varied widely across demographic groups.

5 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Protect Yourself Against Them

5 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Protect Yourself Against Them

Phishing scams continues to be a widespread problem for businesses and individuals alike. But there are several ways to recognize that you could be getting scammed.

Technology Where Worry Free High Performance Video Surveillance Begins

Technology Where Worry Free High Performance Video Surveillance Begins

The peace of mind that comes with the IDIS Total Solution begins in Seoul, Korea. IDIS’s ground-breaking DirectIP™ technology is at the heart of the IDIS Total Solution for video surveillance.

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TSA Sets Up 'Innovation Checkpoint' at Las Vegas Airport To Test Security Tech

Among the technology being tested at a TSA checkpoint in Vegas: computed tomography machines, credential authentication technology for faster ID checks and a new body scanner.

Report: Facebook Database Found Online Exposed Phone Numbers of Millions

Report: Facebook Database Found Online Exposed Phone Numbers of Millions

A database that was left without password protection was discovered by a security researcher, who said 419 million records of Facebook user phone numbers were exposed.



ASSA ABLOY Group Acquires LifeSafety Power Inc

LifeSafety Power Inc., a company founded in 2009 has been acquired by ASSA ABLOY Group. The acquisition took place Sept. 5.

Nashville Police To Roll Out Body Cameras For Entire Department in Coming Weeks

Nashville Police To Roll Out Body Cameras For Entire Department in Coming Weeks

The department faced outcries of support for mandatory body cameras and dashcams after two black men were killed by police officers within two years.

British Court Rules in Favor of Police In Unprecedented Facial Recognition Case

British Court Rules in Favor of Police In Unprecedented Facial Recognition Case

Deciding on one of the first cases ever to consider the legality of live facial recognition, a British court found that police use of the tool did not violate privacy laws or human rights.

SureView Systems Welcomes Hedrick Godisan to US/CS Guard Force Team

SureView Systems welcomes Hedrick Godisan as a Systems Engineer for the US CS/Guard Force division, bringing a wealth of technical project and back-end IT systems management experience to the team.

Royal Boon Edam Group Announces New President to Lead the Americas Subsidiary

Valerie Anderson to lead Boon Edam Inc. in driving sales and customer satisfaction in the Americas.

New Texas Gun Laws Expanding Rights to Carry Went Into Effect One Day After Odessa Shooting

New Texas Gun Laws Expanding Rights to Carry Went Into Effect One Day After Odessa Shooting

The laws allow Texans to carry guns into houses of worship unless explicitly banned and clear gunowners to carry firearms on their person for a full week after a natural disaster is declared.

Three People Shot Outside Main Gate of Minnesota State Fair Monday Night

Three People Shot Outside Main Gate of Minnesota State Fair Monday Night

The gunfire occurred shortly after a woman was struck by a car near the fairgrounds and police officers responded to St. Paul’s fifteenth homicide of 2019.

Democratic National Committee Rejects Plans To Hold ‘Virtual Caucuses’ in Iowa and Nevada, Citing Security Concerns

Democratic National Committee Rejects Plans To Hold ‘Virtual Caucuses’ in Iowa and Nevada, Citing Security Concerns

Facing criticism over low voter turnout and barriers to caucusing, party officials planned for remote caucuses in 2020. But the national Democratic Party said the methods would expose the process to high cybersecurity risks.

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

After shootings in El Paso, Texas and Southaven Mississippi, Walmart’s CEO says it will stop selling handguns completely and ask customers not to openly carry their firearms in stores.

3 Major Internet Privacy Issues and How to Avoid Them

3 Major Internet Privacy Issues and How to Avoid Them

Information mishandling, snooping and location tracking are often the ways in which users find their privacy violated online.

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West Texas Gunman Leaves 7 Dead, 22 Injured in Shooting Spree

Seth Ator, 36, went on a deadly shooting rampage from Midland to Odessa, Texas on Saturday. Ator fatally shot 7 and injured 22 in the shooting spree.

What to Watch at GSX 2019

What to Watch at GSX 2019

Keynotes, booths and sessions that you don’t want to miss at GSX 2019 in Chicago from Sept. 8 to 12

Averting Workplace Violence

Averting Workplace Violence

Today’s property manager has many tasks to complete on a daily basis: navigating the ins and outs of the business, ensuring that all processes, systems and personnel are in place to secure their physical assets, and creating a positive environment for tenants and visitors.

Video Systems Provide Security

In the past few years, tragic events have increased awareness for educational institutions across America. This recent spike has reminded educators and security officers alike that it is the responsibility of schools to ensure the safety of their students and employees and protect school property and equipment from theft or damage, encouraging them to invest in security systems.

The Access Solution

The Access Solution

Providing security, managing budgets, gaining efficiencies— these are just a few of the many objectives that facility managers have to balance at once.

Deploying IoT Devices

Deploying IoT Devices

The number and breadth of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow rapidly, with everything from kitchen appliances to video surveillance and access control systems offering the ability to connect to a network.

The Opportunity of Hyperconvergence

The Opportunity of Hyperconvergence

A new IT trend–“hyperconvergence”–may hold the key to simplifying this task while also enabling significantly more sophisticated ways to tap the value of data many organizations are already collecting.

5 Questions for Your Cloud Provider

5 Questions for Your Cloud Provider

Do you want the real bottom line in providing cloud services for video, access control and other integrated services?

Thinking Smarter About Smart City Security

Thinking Smarter About Smart City Security

The world is quickly urbanizing, and people are flocking from suburbs and rural areas to cities more than ever before.

Connecting Mass Notification

Connecting Mass Notification

The Internet of Things continues to grow, offering new possibilities for organizations to communicate messages and automate processes. This can be especially helpful when dealing with safety issues.

Making Cities Smarter

Making Cities Smarter

Safe cities attract businesses, foster innovation and provide countless opportunities. By working collaboratively, both public and private sectors can contribute to a solid foundation for the success of these great cities and their citizens.

Path to the Future

Path to the Future

Security professionals face many challenges in selecting video surveillance systems that address their unique needs.

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  • Security Today Magazine - October 2019

    October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Expanding Cybersecurity Solutions
    • The Mighty PoE
    • Theft on Wheels
    • Smart City Technologies
    • Quality Control is Everything

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