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New Report Reveals Healthcare Workers’ Greatest Safety Concerns

New Report Reveals Healthcare Workers’ Greatest Safety Concerns

Motorola Solutions released the results of its Healthcare Worker Safety Report after surveying 500 respondents, including doctors, nurses, technicians and administrators between December 2022 and January 2023.

Loy And McFall Will Be Recognized With The Highest Individual Awards Presented AtThe Advance, SIA's Annual Membership Meeting

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Kim Loy and Brendan McFall as the 2023 recipients of the SIA Chair’s Award, an award presented annually and selected by SIA’s Board of Directors chair recognizing SIA members’ diligent efforts in furthering the association’s mission and commitment to its future.

Wireless Growth Continues - Access control revolves around affordability, faster and easier installs and labor efficiency.

Wireless Growth Continues

After 20 years on the market, it is safe to say that wireless electronic access control (EAC) has hit the mainstream. In 2022, wireless solutions dominated the major projects involving digital access solutions, and the trend appears to be growing as organizations ramp up plans for 2023. The primary drivers revolve around wireless EAC’s affordability, faster and easier installation, greater scalability, labor efficiency, and compatibility with wired solutions.

Milestone Systems Keeps Pace with New CTO

Milestone Systems announces that effective today, Rahul Yadav joins the company from TV 2, the Danish commercial public service broadcaster.

Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

With inflation rising and rumors of a recession haunting boardrooms all over the country, smaller security budgets are expected to be a reality for businesses in 2023. As a result, companies will tighten their belts to adjust to the changing economic landscape.

Hanwha Techwin Rebrands as Hanwha Vision with a Focus on Next-generation Vision Solutions

Hanwha Techwin Rebrands as Hanwha Vision with a Focus on Next-generation Vision Solutions

Hanwha Techwin has changed its name to Hanwha Vision, as the company expands its offerings as a global vision solutions provider committed to fully supporting the changing needs of customers and partners.

Safeguarding your Facility

Safeguarding your Facility

When assessing whether turnstiles are appropriate for your facility, ask this first question: What are you trying to achieve?

Report: Sensitive Data Sharing Increases 60 Percent Over the Past Year

Report: Sensitive Data Sharing Increases 60 Percent Over the Past Year

Concentric AI, a vendor of intelligent AI-based solutions for autonomous data security posture management (DSPM), recently announced the availability of its 2022 Data Risk Report, which highlights a continued rise in oversharing of business-critical and sensitive documents. The report revealed the number of overshared files rose 60 percent in 2022 compared to 2021, highlighting the significant impact of hybrid remote work, cloud migration and information sprawl across on-premises and cloud data, as well as email and messaging environments, on data security



Genetec and Axis Communications Transform Physical Access Control

Genetec Inc. has announced a new collaboration with Axis Communications that will see the introduction of Axis Powered by Genetec, the industry’s first enterprise-level access control offering that combines Genetec access control software with Axis network door controllers in a single easy-to-deploy all-in-one offering.

Paxton Introduces New Rewards Program to Installers

Paxton Access has launched their new customer loyalty program - Paxton Rewards. This is the first ever opportunity for installers in the United States to earn rewards by participating in training, installing Paxton solutions, and completing activities or achievements.

Armory STL Chooses Metrasens to Enhance Guest Safety Screening

Advanced detection technology helps provide a safe environment at the Iconic Venue

IPTECHVIEW Presents Updated VSaaS at ISC West

IPTECHVIEW will be joining MOBOTIX at ISC West at booth #23005 to see the latest update to our cloud video surveillance and remote camera management system - SURVEILLANCE V. 1.8, developed in partnership with strategic technology partner MOBOTIX.

Irisity Strengthens Management with Recruitment of Keven Marier as CEO

Irisity AB has announced that after an extensive search for the right candidate, its board of directors has appointed Keven Marier as chief executive officer. Starting date will be as soon as possible, in dialogue between Irisity and his current employer.

NSA Releasees Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network

NSA Releases Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network

The National Security Agency (NSA) released a list of cybersecurity best practices. The information sheet was designed to help teleworkers protect their home networks from malicious cyber actors.

ACRE Acquires The PremiSys Software and Hardware Portfolio and Assets from IDenticard


ACRE has completed its acquisition of the PremiSys software and hardware portfolio and assets.

Senior Living Centers Standardize and Modernizes Physical Security Across its Enterprise

Senior Living Centers Standardize and Modernizes Physical Security Across its Enterprise

Genetec Inc., a provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that Erickson Senior Living has modernized and standardized its physical security systems across 16 of its communities with Genetec Security Center.

Caress Kennedy with Allied Universal® Receives 2022 Lifeline Humanitarian Award from Covenant House

Caress Kennedy, president of the northeast region for Allied Universal®, the leading security and facility services company, was honored by Covenant House with its Lifeline Humanitarian award.

Iris Recognition Delivers Superior Identity Authentication While Protecting Personal Privacy

There has been much public discussion and outcry surrounding the use of biometrics for security and law enforcement applications.

Milestone Systems Celebrates 25 Years

The Danish-based company was founded in 1998 by engineers John Blem and Henrik Friborg Jacobsen. The pair started the business from a basement and had approximately USD $11,500 in seed funding.

Camden Door Controls Promotes Nisreen Mukri to Marketing Communications Manager

Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce the promotion of Nisreen Mukri to marketing communications manager.

Darktrace Newsroom Capability Shortens Time from News Headline to Cyber Security Action

Darktrace today announces the general availability of Darktrace NewsroomTM, an AI-driven system that continuously monitors open-source intelligence sources for new critical vulnerabilities and assesses each organization’s exposure through its in-depth knowledge of their unique external attack surface.

Physical Security Workers Are Knowledge Workers, It is Time to Start Treating Them that Way

Physical Security Workers Are Knowledge Workers, It is Time to Start Treating Them that Way

Security has always depended on knowledge. When a nightclub bouncer checks the guest-list before letting you past the velvet rope, or a TSA officer runs your passport and prints against the no-fly list, they are using information in real-time to control access and keep everyone safe.

Bill Hildebrand Comes out of Retirement to Lead RGB Spectrum’s Sales Team as Director of Sales for North America

RGB Spectrum® today announced the appointment of industry leader and veteran, Bill Hildebrand, as director of sales for North America.

Malicious DDoS Attacks Rise 150% in 2022 According to New Report

Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released its 2022 Global Threat Analysis Report. The full-year report leverages intelligence provided by network and application attack activity sourced from Radware’s Cloud and Managed Services, Global Deception Network and threat research team.

Evolving Liability Causing Financial Institutions to Rethink P2P Fraud Approach

Evolving Liability Causing Financial Institutions to Rethink P2P Fraud Approach

The widespread adoption of peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms has made it significantly more convenient for individuals to share money digitally. In 2022, 84% of consumers said they used a P2P service, and the popularity shows no signs of waning.

ESX Releases 2023 Education Tracks and Sessions

ESX Releases 2023 Education Tracks and Sessions

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX), presented by Electronic Security Association (ESA), has released its full educational lineup for 2023. The conference will take place at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky on June 5-8, 2023.

Survey: User Experience, Convenience Are Drivers for Access Control in Workplaces

Survey: User Experience, Convenience Are Drivers for Access Control in Workplaces

Brivo, a provider of cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, today publishes the 2023 Top Security Trends Report which identifies user experience and convenience as rapidly emerging drivers behind the adoption of new physical security solutions.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes HID's Industry Leadership in 2022 Frost Radar™ for Biometric Authentication Report

HID announces it has ranked highest among 19 solution providers on the growth index of the Frost Radar benchmarking system for analyzing biometric authentication solution suppliers.

Allied Universal Lands Security Contract at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Allied Universal® has announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract to help secure Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), the second-largest airport in the United States. The contracted services began in January.

Smart Badge Market Expected to be Worth $50 Billion in 2033

Smart Badge Market Expected to be Worth $50 Billion in 2033

Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, reveals that the global smart badges market is set to reach a valuation of $50 billion by 2033, expanding rapidly at 9% CAGR over the next 10 years.

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  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

  • ASIS Announces ANSI-Approved Cannabis Security Standard

    ASIS International, a leading authority in security standards and guidelines, proudly announces the release of a pioneering American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to cannabis security. This best-in-class standard, meticulously developed by industry experts, sets a new benchmark by providing comprehensive requirements and guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and maintenance of a cannabis security program. Read Now

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  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3