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Openpath Launches Digital Badging Capabilities to Revolutionize Access Control

Openpath has reimagined the ideal digital badge for today’s modern workforce and workplace.

Kevin Darnell Joins Hanwha Techwin to Drive Retail Business in North America

Hanwha Techwin has announced that Kevin Darnell has joined the company as retail business development manager for the retail sector in North America.

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as Secretary of Homeland Security

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as Secretary of Homeland Security

On Feb. 2, Alejandro Mayorkas was officially sworn in as the seventh Secretary of Homeland Security.

COVID-19: The Second Wave

COVID-19: The Second Wave

The second wave is here, and people are tired of the pandemic as we head into what will most likely be a long, dark winter with COVID-19. Campuses of all sizes need to function at some level or risk an uncertain future.

Concentric Extends Industry’s Most Comprehensive Zero Trust Data Access Governance Solution with Unique User-Oriented View into Risk and Activity

Company’s AI-based capabilities uniquely include data discovery, risk monitoring and data protection across structured and unstructured on-premises and cloud data repositories

BriefCam names Igal Dvir as Vice President of Technology, Product

BriefCam has announced the appointment of Igal Dvir as vice president of Technology and Product. In this newly created role, Dvir will oversee product vision, strategy and roadmap execution to drive company-wide innovation.

Mobile Healthcare Apps are Leaking Sensitive Patient Data

A new study shows that popular mobile health applications are potentially compromising millions of patients, potentially exposing social security numbers, addresses, birthdates, allergies, medications and other sensitive data.

HID Global Acquires Technology Solutions (UK) Ltd

HID Global has announced that it has acquired Technology Solutions (TSL) UK Ltd, a global provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) handheld readers.



The Future of Video Security

Even before the pandemic, cloud computing was flourishing. It is nearly impossible today to find an organization that doesn’t use some form of cloud service. From applications to operating systems, to web servers, storage, and virtual LANs — an almost infinite array of solutions can be found in the cloud.

Master Lock Celebrates 100 Years

Global safety and security leader reveals year-long celebration details and new user-led innovation to commemorate milestone

Survey Finds Lack of Trust in Information Public Receives from Local Officials, Low Level of Confidence in Vaccine Rollout

Rave Mobile Safety’s report highlights what local officials and first responders need to know to address pressing emergency communication challenges.

Mission 500 Announces Call for Nominations for 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility and Humanitarian Awards

Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and families in need across the United States, is now accepting nominees for their 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award and 2021 Humanitarian Award.

To the Next Level

To the Next Level

Security and surveillance solutions must be able to quickly, accurately and reliably identify potential threats so that security staff can promptly respond.

Versa SASE Delivers Success to Real-World Customers through Increased Security and Performance with Significant Cost and Time Savings

Versa Networks has announced that feedback from Versa SASE customers and partners reveals its comprehensive integrated architecture delivers improved security and performance with significant cost and time savings over competing disparate solutions which stitch together security, routing, and SD-WAN.

A Quality of Life

When the number of people working from home rapidly increased in the spring of 2020, organizations everywhere had to adapt quickly.

Bringing Trust to the Workplace

Bringing Trust to the Workplace

As businesses and governments enter a new era of workplace safety, two prerequisites are preparedness and the ability to pivot quickly.

Front Line Security at Risk

If I Knew Yesterday What I Know Today

Although I work in software now, I oversaw the marketing for a manufacturing company in another life.

Focus on Physical and Cyber Linkages

Focus on Physical and Cyber Linkages

All the discussions in recent years about the “convergence” of physical and cyber security have fallen short in one crucial area.

Digital Technologies Create Savings

Digital technologies are transforming all aspects of life today, yet sectors such as the criminal justice system continue to be slow to adapt and are failing to take advantage of a wealth of innovations available at the moment.

Outside the Walls

Outside the Walls

When it comes to video surveillance for outdoor use, security solutions often require specialized camera technology to be effective and maximize monitoring capabilities.

The How and Why

Current RFID devices, particularly those operating at 125 kHz, are not suitable for secure identification. Proximity credentials that operate at 125 kHz are vulnerable to cloning.

A True Calling

A True Calling

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that secure remote access to systems is no longer a “nice to have” feature.

A Technology Advancement

It is amazing that the year of convergence from analog to IP was supposed to be 2008 but it was not until 2012 that IP-cameras started to outsell analog cameras. We sure have come a long way from those analog-oriented days.

The New Age

The New Age

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial passenger air travel in the United States dropped by more than 90%.

Grooming the Landscape

The explosion of IoT devices in today’s technology landscape makes a perfect storm for attackers to exploit.

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Timing Isn't Everything But It Helps

Many lessons were learned in enterprise IT and security teams in 2020, right down to the final weeks of the year with the Solarwinds attack. We closed out a miserable year with a devastating reminder about the danger of third party access and supply chain attacks.

DHS Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin

DHS Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin

The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin today after consultation with the intelligence community and law enforcement partners. There is currently a heightened threat environment across the United States that is likely to persist over the coming weeks.

Genetec Broadens its Access Control Offering for Government Customers

Genetec Inc. has announced that it is broadening its portfolio of FICAM-(Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management) certified options for its Security Center Synergis™ access control system with support of Veridt Stealth access control readers.

  • Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen and Eric Byer talk about Chemical distributors and their task to balance a host of security-related issues: from safely handling and transporting hazardous chemicals to securing facilities against inclement weather.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2021

    April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Transforming Security
    • Driving COVID Adaptations
    • A Capitol Breach
    • Running the Gauntlet
    • On a Cloud of its Own

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