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$15,000 in RISE Scholarships to Be Awarded

All young security professionals at Security Industry Association (SIA) member companies and SIA student members may earn one of five $3,000 SIA RISE Scholarships.

ADT Commercial Acquires Deterrent Technologies

ADT Commercial continues its strategic M&A strategy, expanding its nationwide geographic footprint and deepening its capabilities to serve mid-market, national and large-scale commercial customers in New York and New Jersey with today’s announcement it has purchased Deterrent Technologies, Inc., based out of Ocean, NJ.

NFLPA Investigating Locker Room Security Cameras

The NFL Players Association is looking into a complaint filed by New York Jets players about the presence of security cameras in the locker room at their training facility in Florham Park, N.J., a source close to the union confirmed to ESPN.

Election Security Separating Rumor from Reality

Election Security: Separating Rumor from Reality

Here is a Q&A that answers questions about spoofing the voter. The answers come from Chris Krebbs, CISA director.

Acting Secretary Chad Wolf Condemns Censorship of Government Officials as a Security Threat, Calls on Twitter to End it

In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf today called on Twitter to no longer obstruct Americans’ unalienable right to communicate with each other, their government, and its officials on the platform, because doing so endangers the national security.

ACRE Acquires Texas based Razberi Technologies

ACRE has announced today the acquisition of Razberi Technologies based in Farmers Branch, Texas. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its video and communications business and product portfolio.

Voting Security: Did Your Vote Count?

Voting Security: Did Your Vote Count?

The most recent elections is the most secure in the nation’s history. Or, is it? Government officials say it is the most secure ever.

Houlton Border Patrol Explorers Collect 1,820 pounds of Food Donations

Houlton Station Border Patrol Agents and Border Patrol Explorer Post 1820 towed their Reconcraft 21’ RSDV boat down to Andy’s IGA in Houlton for the 2nd annual “Sink the Boat, Flood the Food Pantry” food drive on Oct. 31.



SIA Submits Letter to FDA Addressing Thermal Imaging Systems

SIA recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn with a focus on an awareness that some companies are not following FDA guidelines related to the use of thermal imaging systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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4 Types of eCommerce Fraud That Have Increased During the Pandemic

As we shop from the safety of our homes and fuel the digital economy, we expose ourselves to a great amount of risk, and fraudsters are taking advantage of this sharp increase in online shopping over the course of the COVID-19 crisis.

Turning to Technology for More Secure Banking

To be successful in financial services, banks, investment firms and other institutions need to prove to their customer base that they are safe and trustworthy. Yet many still rely on passwords, PINs and other knowledge-based authentication factors—which are not only unreliable, but also insecure.

EyeLock’s Core Software Now Supports the Government’s (PIV) Card Format

EyeLock LLC recently announced that its award-winning software, EyeLock Identity Suite (EIS), now includes a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential format which is primarily used by the government to access federally-controlled facilities and information systems at the appropriate security level.

C•CURE 9000 Integrate with HID Origo Mobile Identities

Johnson Controls is announcing the integration of its Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with HID Global’s Origo® Mobile Identities and Seos® credential technology.

Brinks Home Security hires former Samsung Electronics executive, Min Kang, as new Chief Product and Strategy Officer. 

“Min Kang is an accomplished leader, with a proven track record in developing and implementing effective solutions to complex problems in the mobile industry,” said William E. Niles, CEO at Brinks Home Security.

Delta Barriers Protect SoFi Stadium

SoFi Stadium, home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers and future site of Super Bowl LVI, 2023 College Football Championship, and the 2028 Olympics, just got a little safer.

Securing Our Election

Securing Our Election

The 2020 election season is a Big Deal as well it should be. The Vote, as foundational parts of the whole, is complicated in practice with history showing us just how complicated it can be. Protecting the process and making sure the Vote is fair, secure, and timely, is vital to American Democracy.

Allied Universal Named North Carolina Rehabilitation Association Employer of the Year

Allied Universal® is pleased to announce that the North Carolina Rehabilitation Association selected the company for the Employer of the Year award in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Eagle Eye Networks Raises $40 million to Transform Video Surveillance by Combining Cloud and AI

Eagle Eye Networks Raises $40 million to Transform Video Surveillance by Combining Cloud and AI

Eagle Eye Networks has raised $40 million of Series E funding from venture capital firm Accel (Facebook, Spotify, DocuSign) to continue its growth and expand its technology leadership.

Could Integrators Make More Money Selling Smaller Systems?

Could Integrators Make More Money Selling Smaller Systems?

To get excited about selling smaller surveillance projects at first thought is anti-intuitive. However, it may be best for the diversification and long-term growth for most integrators.

ACPI Launches Police-Community Engagement Program to Help Improve Public Support for Law Enforcement

ACPI Launches Police-Community Engagement Program to Help Improve Public Support for Law Enforcement

The American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) has developed a comprehensive training and education program designed as a vital step in strengthening community trust and respect for law enforcement.

NYSS, Alcatraz Partner to Increase Touchless Access Control Offerings along East Coast

Alcatraz has partnered with New York Security Solutions, Inc. (NYSS) to sell and market the Alcatraz Rock platform in the East Coast market.

TSA’s Kimberly Walton Receives Prestigious Roger W. Jones Award for Public Service

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Executive Assistant Administrator Kimberly Walton was named as a 2020 recipient of the prestigious Roger W. Jones Award.

DHS Launches New Center for Countering Human Trafficking

DHS Launches New Center for Countering Human Trafficking

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf recently announced the opening of the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking

PDK Ranks No. 72 of the Utah 100 Fastest Growing Companies of 2020

ProdataKey Named to MountainWest Capital Network's 2020 Utah 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

The Loss Prevention Foundation and ASIS International Join Forces to Launch New Certificate Course, Essentials of Retail Asset Protection

Theft, fraud, and losses cost the retail industry $61.7 billion in 2019, according to the annual National Retail Security Survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, security executives reported a steep increase in incidences of shoplifting, organized retail crime, and employee theft over the year prior.

Presence Management Receives 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

Presence Management announced today that the PM Power Products Prop Stop has received a 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading Web site covering IoT technologies.

VENSEARCH Unveils One-Of-A-Kind Services Platform to Security Professionals

VENSEARCH has announced that the company has launched its informative services platform in the security industry.

IDIS Virtual Showcase will Unveil Innovative New Video Tech Solutions

IDIS is unveiling its latest video tech solutions with an innovation-rich online Virtual Showcase for systems integrators, consultants, and end-users.

HID Global Works with Temenos to Help Banks Meet Heightened Demand for Trusted Mobile and Online Transactions

HID Global has announced that it has collaborated with Temenos, the banking software company, to expand the features of HID’s multi-factor authentication solution that are seamlessly available to Temenos Infinity users through the Temenos MarketPlace.

Interface Security Systems Helps Thrive Restaurant Group Implement New Managed SD-WAN, 4G/LTE, UCaaS and Security Systems

Interface Security Systems recently provided Thrive Restaurant Group, one of Applebee’s largest franchisees in the United States, with scalable network, communications and security services.

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