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Report: Endpoint Malware and Ransomware Continue to Grow

Report: Endpoint Malware and Ransomware Continue to Grow

The data indicates that while total perimeter malware detection volume decreased from the highs reached in the previous quarter, endpoint malware detections have already surpassed the total volume seen in 2020.

Mission 500 Annual Security 5k/2k Fundraiser Set for ISC West 2022

Mission 500 is excited to announce that the annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser benefiting children and families in need across the United States will once again be held live at ISC West this year.

Where Solar and Security Meet

Where Solar and Security Meet

For years, home security has relied on the door-to-door sales model. Every summer, hordes of ambitious men and women take to the streets to knock on doors and, hopefully invited to the kitchen table for an honest conversation about home security.

A Security Deposit

A full-service bank with operations spanning numerous states across the United States and several international offices found itself in an all-too-common situation regarding its access control solution — too many different systems.

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)

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

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  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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