If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that secure remote access to systems is no longer a “nice to have” feature.
- By Aaron Saks
- Feb 01, 2021
It is amazing that the year of convergence from analog to IP was supposed to be 2008 but it was not until 2012 that IP-cameras started to outsell analog cameras. We sure have come a long way from those analog-oriented days.
- By Jay Jason Bartlett
- Feb 01, 2021
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial passenger air travel in the United States dropped by more than 90%.
- By John Mears
- Feb 01, 2021
The explosion of IoT devices in today’s technology landscape makes a perfect storm for attackers to exploit.
- By Wayne Dorris
- Feb 01, 2021
Many lessons were learned in enterprise IT and security teams in 2020, right down to the final weeks of the year with the Solarwinds attack. We closed out a miserable year with a devastating reminder about the danger of third party access and supply chain attacks.
- By Tamir Hardof
- Feb 01, 2021
The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin today after consultation with the intelligence community and law enforcement partners. There is currently a heightened threat environment across the United States that is likely to persist over the coming weeks.
Genetec Inc. has announced that it is broadening its portfolio of FICAM-(Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management) certified options for its Security Center Synergis™ access control system with support of Veridt Stealth access control readers.
From ensuring 9-1-1 dispatchers had the best data to provide situational awareness to responders, to offering tools that enable collaboration for the immediate response to civil unrest, to solutions to effectively communicate the latest official information on COVID-19, Rave provided support to customers in a year that thrust public safety and health to the forefront.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected twice as many firearms per million passengers screened at airport security checkpoints nationwide in 2020 compared to 2019, and at a significantly higher rate than any other year since the agency’s inception.
We are still learning the extent of the impact from the SolarWinds hack across the 33K customers who used their Orion software.
- By Jeff Nigriny
- Jan 25, 2021
Altronix Corp is proud to announce that Steve Stettner has been appointed Sales Manager for the Northeast region in the United States.
Allied Universal® is announcing the reappointment of Caress Kennedy to the New York board supporting the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which is part of the Department of Labor.
Expect the unexpected is perhaps one of the many would-be mottos fit for today’s security groups. Teams are faced with constant change, both in terms of threats they constantly face and their own infrastructure and resources that need protection.
- By Zeev Draer
- Jan 22, 2021
Mission 500, the non-profit charitable organization dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the United States, made amazing strides despite a challenging 2020, assisting thousands of underprivileged children in communities.
Much of the U.S. Capital’s cybersecurity infrastructure must now be considered suspect, given the recent attack, and possible physical and cyber breach of systems, networks and devices.
- By Peter Kelley
- Jan 21, 2021
Feenics has announced the creation of its CloudForce Alliance Program. CloudForce is a premier partner program designed to distinguish best-in-class systems integrators whose performance, investment in supporting Feenics’ customers, and commitment to promoting cloud-based solutions align with Feenics’ core principles and philosophies.
Securitas has acquired FE Moran Security Solutions, a top 30 alarm monitoring and electronic security systems integration company in the United States.
World-renowned chocolatier uses TQA revolving door with a custom golden paint finish to create a statement entrance and ensure interior comfort
In partnership with the U.S Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Centers, the grants will support diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship and business development
Interface Security Systems has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Ignite Prism, a developer of cloud-based business intelligence solutions. As part of this partnership, Interface will have exclusive rights to Ignite Prism’s video analytics technology in North America.
Omnigo Software, a leading provider of public safety, incident, and security management solutions, has announced its acquisition of Incident Response Technologies, Inc. (IRT), the makers of the Rhodium Incident Management product suite.
COPS Monitoring, the largest provider of wholesale professional alarm monitoring services in North America, announced today that it has taken all necessary steps to prove its good faith effort to achieve compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
A new annual report shows that sales of access control products declined to $7.9Bn in 2020. However the report from researchers at Memoori also forecasts that by 2025 the world market should be worth $10.2Bn a CAGR of approx. 5% over the next 5 years.
Delta Scientific has announced that a man from Santa Ana, CA, attempted to cross from Tijuana into the United States via a closed lane at the San Ysidro Port of Entry south of San Diego on Dec. 22, 2020.
Chad Wolf, acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, is stepping down, according to a senior department official.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported the final daily figure of estimated travel volume for calendar year 2020, closing a year that tested the agency’s ability to innovate and quickly implement modifications across more than 440 federalized airports nationwide to address the pandemic.
The breach of the U.S. Capitol building this week was abhorrent. Participants should be held accountable. This is not how we solve our differences or push for political change in America, and I hope we never have an incident like this again in our country.
- By Josh Bohls
- Jan 11, 2021
In an effort to better understand the role of facial recognition, and if it is a viable means to identify rioters at the U.S. Capitol, we have arranged to speak with Thomas Carnevale, CEO of Umbrella Technologies, and a well-known security expert on video surveillance and facial recognition technologies.
- By Thomas Carnevale
- Jan 08, 2021
Amulet Protective Technologies and Arconas are pleased to announce their first installation of bullet- and blast-resistant airport furniture.
Things will be different on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20. They better be considering the riotous events on Jan. 6, when protestors rushed the Capitol and broke into congressional chambers.