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Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

While OpenAI’s ChatGPT tool features a number of safeguards, that’s not stopping hackers from trying to make use of the tool for malicious intent.

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

The use of AI-assisted coding has the potential to revolutionize the way we develop software, but it also poses new risks to cybersecurity. It is important for organizations to understand the potential for malicious use of AI models and take proactive steps to mitigate these risks.

ChatGPT Chatbot Excites Users, Investors

ChatGPT Chatbot Excites Users, Investors

A new chatbot called ChatGPT from artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI has gone viral. The bot mimics human communication, and it’s been used to generate content on a wide range of topics—from small talk to academic essays to news stories and more.

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Looking forward, Darktrace is offering its 2023 Predictions, including where we can expect to see changes in MFA where accessibility and usability continue to dominate the discussion; continued Hactivism from non-state actors where ‘know thy enemy,

iluminar Inc. Joins System Surveyor Manufacturer Partner Program

iluminar Inc. has announced joining System Surveyor as a manufacturer partner. iluminar’s participation in System Surveyor’s open-platform, SaaS-based graphical system design platform will make their product catalog and accessories available to thousands of users, from system integrators to end customers, streamlining system design, installation and maintenance.

PSA Announces Partnership with Eyeforce

PSA, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the addition of Eyeforce Remote Guarding to its lineup of technology partners.

John Afzelius joins Gunnebo as Chief Financial Officer

Gunnebo Group has appointed John Afzelius as Chief Financial Officer. He starts his new position as of January 2023, taking over from Åke Bengtsson.

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

More organizations today are relying on cloud-based solutions to transform and grow their business than ever before. All major cloud service providers, including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM, have seen astonishing growth in cloud-solution revenue over the last few years, and there is no slowdown in sight.



How to Build an Effective Security Guard Strategy on a Budget

How to Build an Effective Security Guard Strategy on a Budget

Building an effective security service strategy is challenging. Every business has unique challenges are addressed to keep everyone safe. Sometimes, it requires matching the budget dollars to an effective solution.

PureTech Systems Adds Sincock to Team

PureTech Systems is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher Sincock as vice president, Channel Development. Sincock brings more than 30 years of broad ranging experience in the electronic security industry serving in roles ranging from product manager to president.

The Electronic Security Association Announces New Vice President of Advocacy and Public Affairs

ESA is pleased to announce its new vice president of Advocacy and Public Affairs, Jake Braunger.

What Users Want: How Physical Access Control Needs Have Been Transformed by the Pandemic

What Users Want: How Physical Access Control Needs Have Been Transformed by the Pandemic

As the world adjusted to a global pandemic, organizational practices changed dramatically. HID Global’s 2022 annual survey of Physical Access Control System (PACS) user perceptions, which skipped a year in 2021, shows how much these changes affected everything from buying decisions and upgrade plans to what users expect of their PACS technologies.

NAPCO's Alarm Lock Trilogy Access Control Locks Win Annual Maintenance Innovation Award for Safety

NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that its Alarm Lock Trilogy® Series Wireless Access Control Locks have been recognized by facility maintenance decision-makers as the award-winning locking product for the Maintenance Innovation Award in Safety.

Motorola Solutions Acquires Rave Mobile Safety, a Leader in Mass Notification and Incident Management

Motorola Solutions has announced it has acquired Rave Mobile Safety, a leader in mass notification and incident management that helps organizations and public safety agencies communicate and collaborate during emergencies. T

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

Cybersecurity has dominated the headlines in recent years as cyber attacks have risen at an increasingly alarming rate. In fact, global attacks increased by 28% in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

DITEK Partners with SecurityCEU.com to Launch DITEK University

DITEK is proud to announce the launch of their digital training platform, DITEK University, in partnership with SecurityCEU.com and the CMOOR Group.

Hakimo AI Solution Completes Test and Evaluation by Safe Skies

Hakimo, a technology company dedicated to modernizing physical security through its artificial intelligence (AI) software, today announced that its AI solution has completed operational test and evaluation by National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc. (Safe Skies) at San Diego International Airport.

Snap One Looks to the Future Ahead of 41st Local Partner Store Opening

Snap One today announced the launch its 40th Local Partner Store as part of an aggressive schedule of eight grand openings between September 2022 and March 2023.

i-PRO Announces Expansion of Distribution Network in Canada and Latin America

i-PRO Americas Inc., a professional security solutions group for surveillance and public safety, today announced the expansion of its distributor network in Canada and Latin America.

It is Time for Blockchain to Embrace the Level of Security Its Users Deserve

It is Time for Blockchain to Embrace the Level of Security Its Users Deserve

Blockchain technology was built in part on a principle of high-level security, but it is increasingly clear that this is not always the case, as noted by a recent DARPA analysis noting how cryptocurrency tech is vulnerable to tampering.

Axis Communications Opens Innovative Technology Center at Mall of America® Office Tower

Axis Communications unveils its newest Axis Experience Center (AEC) at The Offices @ MOA which adjoins the world-famous Mall of America® in Bloomington, MN—the largest mall in the United States.

IPVideo Corporation’s HALO IoT Smart Sensor 3C Selected As Winner of the ISC East 2022 Featured Product Showcase

IPVideo Corp. has been selected as the 2022 Attendees Choice Award Winner for their HALO IoT Smart Sensor at ISC East 2022 in November. The company’s forward-thinking approach to technology continues to be a favorite among security professionals.

SALTO Systems Names Director of Channel Programs and Director of Industry Sectors Engagement

SALTO Systems – a manufacturer of electronic access control and operating system solutions that provide a keyless experience – has created and filled two important new roles: Director of Channel Programs and Director of Industry Sectors Engagement.

Recognize Women Who Lead, Inspire and Innovate in the Global Security Industry

SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) is now accepting nominations for the 2023 WISF Power 100!

Eagle Eye Networks Releases 2023 Video Surveillance Trends Report

Eagle Eye Networks has released the “2023 Trends in Video Surveillance” ebook, identifying five trends that will have the largest impact on businesses around the globe in 2023.

What is wrong with this Picture?

What is Wrong With This Picture?

Recently, the industry has been buzzing about video analytics technologies. The talk is about how they have the intelligence to help prevent potentially threatening events from escalating, and even proactively detect threats before they take place.

Proactive Cybersecurity: Increased Safety Measures Make All the Difference

The infrastructure of the United States is under attack, as foreign criminals use advanced skills and exploit company vulnerabilities to cripple operations, disrupt industrial control systems, and ultimately inflict significant damage, both monetarily and economically.

Predicting the Cybersecurity Future

Predicting the Cybersecurity Future

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball to understand exactly what we can expect in 2023 from the Cybersecurity world?

Paxton Hires Kevin MacKenzie in Keeping with Growth Strategy

Paxton, the global brand of electronic IP access control, video surveillance and video intercom systems, has hired a new and highly experienced addition to their U.S. sales team, as they continue to accelerate growth across North America.

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The Cost of Security

Traveling to and participating in ISC East is always a pleasure. For me, I can get a little closer to learning about security solutions, and possibilities for integration tomorrow. I always ask the question of “this is a great solution, but what will it do tomorrow?”

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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