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Survey: More Than 40% of IT Leaders Doubt Their Digital Infrastructure Is Prepared to Accommodate AI Tech

More than four in 10 IT leaders surveyed globally (42%) believe their existing IT infrastructure is not fully prepared for the demands of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, despite its widespread adoption across industries

Why Integrators Should Offer Surge Protection

Why Integrators Should Offer Surge Protection

Picture this – you have just completed a relatively large security system installation for a new enterprise client. The cost of this new system was well into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, representing a significant investment for both you and the deploying organization. But less than a month after install, the customer calls you upset and in a panic.

Why Hackers Have Their Sights Set on Healthcare

Why Hackers Have Their Sights Set on Healthcare

We see it time and time again, the headlines splashed along newspapers and email newsletters that a hospital or its network of offices have been hit in a cybersecurity attack. Now more than ever, we continue to expect that attackers will target nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities due to the immense pressure the industry is facing to modernize. While the advancements in technology are vital to ensuring better patient care, they also open doors for threat actors everywhere.

Altronix Appoints New Rep Firms to Strengthen its Footprint in the Northeast U.S. and Canada

Altronix, a leading manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announces the appointment of two new independent sales teams covering the Northeast United States and all of Canada.

ASSA ABLOY Integrates Aperio® Wireless Technology with Verkada Command

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions completed the integration of their Aperio® wireless lock technology with Verkada’s Command cloud-based management platform, delivering a fully integrated hardware and software solution that strengthens safety while simplifying management and lowering total cost of ownership.

Axis Communications Optimizes Production to Conquer Supply Chain Constraints

Axis Communications, an industry leader in video surveillance, announced today that the company has reached key supply chain milestones, including more than 45% year-over-year increase in Q1 deliveries with continued growth through May 31, and record inventory levels in its Americas distribution channel to meet strong demand from integrators and end customers.

Becklar Adds Eyeforce Remote Guarding to Its Expanding Portfolio

Becklar, the parent company of AvantGuard, Armstrongs and Freeus is pleased to announce the acquisition of Eyeforce a provider of wholesale monitored remote guarding solutions.

The Need for a Comprehensive Strategy Addressing Cybersecurity and Quantum Technology

The Need for a Comprehensive Strategy Addressing Cybersecurity and Quantum Technology

Over the past two years, the Biden Administration has taken a series of steps centered on quantum and cybersecurity.



At Brinks Home™ Our Security Systems Work So You Don’t Have To

As summer nears and you start making vacation plans, it is vital to ensure your home security system is prepared to monitor your home. Regularly checking and testing your system is a valuable habit that protects your home and possessions.

Evolv Technology Partners With Ricoh To Provide Comprehensive Service Delivery

Evolv Technology a leader in AI-based weapons detection security screening, has announced a partnership with Ricoh USA, Inc., one of the largest global service delivery organizations, to expand Evolv’s customer service program.

Is Radar the Missing Piece to Your Perimeter

Traditional perimeter solutions that provide physical and visual barriers to unauthorized access to a site include long stretches of fencing, gates and other perimeter technologies, including video surveillance.

Making Your Security and Surveillance “Smarter”

Many vehicles, homes and businesses already have some level of “smart” technology and automation currently in use. That trend will only accelerate through increased use of more sophisticated mobile and connected devices, combined with AI, for more consumer and professional applications.

SIA Is Committed To Continue Developing Its Industry Standards In Accordance With ANSI Requirements And Invites Members To Get Involved

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has successfully completed the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) reaccreditation process for its standards development program. ANSI

Summertime, And The Selling Is Easy, (If You're A Smart Lock Dealer)

With kids home from school, and families taking vacations, summertime is an ideal time to sell the advantages of smart connected locks

Harnessing Data-driven Video Technology

From Atlantic City to Las Vegas, casinos, gaming hotels and resorts are always looking for new ways to enhance the customer experience and differentiate themselves from their competitors.

Revamping Wrigley Field

Revamping Wrigley Field

When talking about baseball in the United States, it’s hard not to think of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. With a history spanning more than 100 years, the Chicago Cubs are one of the most recognized teams in professional sports.

One Pane, Less Pain

One Pane, Less Pain

Just because a solution is built on an open-standards platform doesn’t ensure that all the vendors’ systems will work together as promised. Some features may not be supported, or not supported to their fullest potential.

IoT Saves the Day

IoT Saves the Day

Today, creating a safe environment across schools, hotels, office buildings, housing complexes and other facilities has become a necessity. There are so many dangers lurking in buildings of all sizes and shapes from fire hazards, vaping issues, chemical/air quality issues, intruders and so much more.

Defund Police, I Don’t Think So

An interesting article from Portland OR, or more specifically Portland State University made headlines last week.

The Advantage of Video Monitoring

The last few years have been unique, and we, as a society, continue to face new challenges. Organizations and businesses of all types are walking a fine line between facility accessibility and supporting facility security.

The Physical Security World and Beyond

A cybersecurity breach is one of the greatest risks organizations face today, especially given how connected our world is, including intelligent locks and access control systems. The potential impact of cybercrime is astounding.

Protecting Sensitive Data

Digital banking has become commonplace across the world, with the number of people using these services projected to reach 3.6 billion by 2024.

Welcome to Big D

I’ll admit it, I am partial. There is no better place to have a tradeshow event than Dallas. TEC 2023 caught the vision and brought it premier education and networking event to Big D.<

Convergint Doubles Down on Financial Sector Business as Institutions Invest in Branch Automation, Safety, and Security

Convergint has announced that its financial sector business achieved significant growth throughout 2022/2023.

Security Industry Association Establishes National Security Systems Technician Apprenticeship Program

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has secured approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its national program standards establishing a new apprenticeship initiative for security technicians and installers.

Arcules and Genea Integrate Cloud-Based Security Solutions for a Powerful SaaS Combination

Arcules has announced the integration of its cloud-based video platform with the Genea access control platform. The combined cloud-based solution allows businesses to manage access to facilities, validate activities with video data, and quickly react to protect employees and company assets.

Enhancing Situational Awareness

In an era marked by technological advancements and increasing security concerns, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into video surveillance systems has revolutionized situational awareness and critical infrastructure protection.

DSI Security Selects Intellicheck to Enhance Festival Experience, Prevent Underage Drinking

DSI Security has chosen Intellicheck’s state-of-the-art technology solution to prevent underage drinking at the Gulf Coast Jam Festival. DSI Security officers safeguarding alcoholic beverage sales at the event will be equipped with Intellicheck’s mobile app to validate IDs to prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors.

AMAG Technology Launches Professional Services

AMAG Technology, an Allied UniversalⓇ Company, proudly introduces AMAG Technology Professional Services. AMAG Technology Professional Services offers specialized technical resources and services to help our channel partners and customers experience maximum performance and return on their security and technology investments.

Mark Pekovitch joins ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, Critical Infrastructure as Product Manager

Mark Pekovitch, who has spent the last 18 years bringing best-in-class products and services to the access hardware industry, is the new ALWIN and Alkey Solutions Product Manager for ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions – Critical Infrastructure.

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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