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5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

5 Myths About Business Alarm Systems

While the road to finding the most effective business alarm system might seem steep, it helps to know the truth of these five common myths.

SaaS Applications Have a Mind of Their Own

Multi-cloud environments are common and popular because they simplify what used to be complicated workflows, and they help organizations stay connected in an efficient manner.

i-PRO Adopts Advanced Cybersecurity Standards Through Implementation of Secure Element and FIPS

With the ever increasing rise in cybercrime, i-PRO Americas Inc., a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, is advocating for companies to install more cyber-resilient network security devices.

Verkada Recognizes ConvergeOne as its National Partner of the Year

Verkada, a leader in enterprise building security and management, recognized ConvergeOne as its National Partner of the Year for its expertise in implementing and integrating Verkada's solutions within diverse and complex environments.

Security Industry Association Announces 2023 Women in Security Forum Scholarship Opportunity

Security Industry Association Announces 2023 Women in Security Forum Scholarship Opportunity

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2023 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA Women in Security Forum.

AMAG Technology Welcomes Fournier as Vice President, Product Management

AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal CompanyⓇ, announces the hiring of Roland Fournier as vice president, Product Management. The Vice President, Product Management will serve as the Lead Product Officer of AMAG Technology and is responsible for the vision, development and strategy of all Symmetry™ products.

The Importance of Employee Security Awareness Training in Cybersecurity Protocols

In today's digital landscape, organizations face a constant barrage of cyber threats that can compromise sensitive data, disrupt operations, and damage reputations.

Francis To Assume The Role Of Chair Of The SIA's Panel Of Executive Thought Leaders From SIA Member Companies

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Ken Francis – president of Eagle Eye Networks and a former member of the SIA Board of Directors – to serve as the new chair of the SIA Executive Advisory Board.



New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

For the third time in the past year, Black Lotus Labs–the threat research arm of Lumen Technologies– has discovered a new malware that targets small office/home office (SOHO) routers.

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, recently released the findings of its 2023 State of Web Application Security report, based on an online survey of over 400 executive leaders, managers, and senior contributors. The survey provides a deep dive into the evolving state of web applications and cloud infrastructure and highlights a concerning disconnect.

Sam Shalaby is New Owner of Wavestore VMS and Analytics Firm

Wavestore, a leader in video management software and analytics for the physical security industry, announces an exciting new chapter in the company's journey, welcoming Sam Shalaby as its new owner.

Cybesixgill Announces Global MSSP

Cybersixgill, a global cyber threat intelligence data provider, announced today its new global Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program, featuring a team of resolute experts and a collection of products to help MSSP partners take their security services to the next level.

Campus Security & Life Safety Rebranded as Campus Security Today

Campus Security & Life Safety Rebranded as Campus Security Today

The Infrastructure Solutions Group of 1105 Media announced today that Campus Security & Life Safety magazine has been rebranded as Campus Security Today. The new website was unveiled today at CampusSecurityToday.com, and the magazine will feature the new name and look with its September/October 2023 issue, which will have bonus distribution at GSX 2023 in Dallas September 11-13 in addition to the regular distribution to 69,400* security professionals.

AMAG Technology Appoints De Zitter as Vice President of Security & Information Management Solutions

AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal CompanyⓇ, has hired Pascal De Zitter as the new vice president of Security & Information Management Solutions (SIMS). This is a newly created role designed to develop, implement and lead a new, soon-to-be-established solutions delivery team.

Paxton Secures Highlands Grow Facility

Paxton Secures Highlands Grow Facility

Based in Lapeer, Michigan, Highlands Grow provides consumable cannabis products to U.S.-based retailers, projects. The volume of produce they cultivate is of extremely high-market value and needs to be secured with a sophisticated and advanced security system as stated by Michigan state law.

TSA Stops 3,251 Firearms At Airport Checkpoints Nationwide During the First Half of 2023

TSA Stops 3,251 Firearms At Airport Checkpoints Nationwide During the First Half of 2023

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted 3,251 firearms at airport security checkpoints during the first half of 2023, which ended June 30. The total represents an average 18 firearms per day at TSA checkpoints of which more than 92% were loaded.

Report: 85 Percent of Organizations are Adopting Multicloud Strategies

Report: 85 Percent of Organizations are Adopting Multicloud Strategies

Pluralsight recently released its second annual State of Cloud Report, which compiles survey results from more than 1,000 technologists and leaders in the United States, Europe, Australia, and India on the most current trends and challenges in cloud strategy and learning. The study findings reveal a large multicloud skills gap, underscoring how critical cloud skills development is for organizations to ensure the multicloud reward outweighs the risk.

Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones Provides Midyear Update on State of Labor Market in the Private Security Industry

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services provider and the world’s seventh largest private employer, is led by Global Chairman and CEO Steve Jones.

Power, Elevated

Power is a lifeline, a critical component for connected products and devices in the physical security, access control and loT industries. We know how important it is to have in our everyday lives – and for the critical infrastructure, 24/7 power is a mandate for life safety.

Envisioning the Future After Deploying SASE

Envisioning the Future After Deploying SASE

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) converges networking functions and security tools into a unified cloud-based service delivered at each edge. It fundamentally transforms how organizations approach enterprise networking and cybersecurity. As with any transformative initiative, gaining leadership support can be the biggest challenge. CSOs and CISOs must look beyond the technical considerations to emphasize the strategic and financial value SASE provides.

Bosch to Acquire Paladin Technologies and Expand Its Building Services Business in North America

Bosch plans to acquire Paladin Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Vancouver, Canada – a provider of security and life safety solutions and system integration services in North America.

i-PRO Receives OMNIA Partners (formerly NCPA) Award to Help Protect the Public Sector with Edge-based AI Analytics

i-PRO Americas Inc., a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from OMNIA Partners (formerly NCPA).

Viisights Wise 3.0 Ushers in Next Generation of Behavioral Recognition Video Analytics

viisights, Inc., a global leader in behavioral recognition video analytics, announces the release of Wise 3.0, ushering in the next generation of advanced proactive and preemptive analytics for professional security, safety and business intelligence applications.

Gunnebo Entrance Control Welcomes New Marketing Team to Drive Growth and Innovation

Gunnebo Entrance Control, a global provider of entrance control solutions, is pleased to announce the expansion of its marketing team, with new appointments dedicated to driving growth, enhancing brand visibility and delivering innovative marketing strategies.

SaaS Applications Have a Mind of Their Own

Multi-cloud environments are common, and popular because they simplify what used to be complicated workflows, and they help organizations stay connected in an efficient manner. They do, however, also pose a significant cybersecurity challenge because they allow users to play multiple roles and have numerous constantly changing privileges.

City of Las Vegas Better Secures Access to Sensitive Data, Critical Infrastructure

City of Las Vegas Better Secures Access to Sensitive Data, Critical Infrastructure

Veza recently announced that City of Las Vegas has deployed Veza to secure access to sensitive data and critical infrastructure as it moves from a centralized, legacy infrastructure to a hybrid, multi-cloud environment.

DHS S&T Seeks Solutions for Privacy Preserving Digital Credential Wallets, Verifiers

DHS S&T Seeks Solutions for Privacy Preserving Digital Credential Wallets, Verifiers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced a new solicitation to create, improve and implement a new set of tools that protect the privacy of individuals when using digital credentials that can be used for a variety of purposes including travel, immigration and citizenship status, employment, residency status and more.

Iris ID is the Lead Supplier of Iris Biometric Technology for Participants in the FBI Iris Service

Iris ID, a global leader in iris recognition technology for 25 years has been supporting the FBI since the initial pilot of the Next Generation Identification (NGI) Iris Service in 2014.

Study: Three in Four People at Risk of Being Hacked Due to Poor Password Practices

Study: Three in Four People at Risk of Being Hacked Due to Poor Password Practices

Keeper Security has recently released the results of its latest study, The Keeper Password Management Report: Unifying Perception with Reality. Assessing the password habits of over 8,000 individuals across the US, UK, France and Germany , the report reveals that 3 in 4 (75%) people globally don't adhere to widely-accepted password best practices, with a majority (64%) either using weak passwords or repeat variations of passwords to protect their online accounts.

MCi Protects its Customers Worldwide with Enterprise-grade Cyber Security

Serving state, local governments and global Fortune 100 companies in the energy, mining, manufacturing, and chemicals industries, Management Controls Inc. (MCi) needed to transform its cyber security to the world-class level expected by its long list of prestigious customers.

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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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  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 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

  • 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