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Holiday Security Tips for Malls or Outdoor Shopping Areas

Holiday Security Tips for Malls or Outdoor Shopping Areas

The holiday shopping season is here, let’s not forget that we are in COVID-19 pandemic and health officials continue to repeat their messages about the importance of masks, adequate social distancing, and frequent handwashing.

Chinese-made routers, sold on Amazon and eBay, contain hidden backdoor and are being exploited by Mirai malware and other methods

CyberNews.com’s Investigations team today announced that they have identified hidden backdoors in Chinese-manufactured routers that share common firmware, with evidence that the routers are being exploited by the Mirai malware.

Protecting Businesses during Riots

Protecting Businesses during Riots

Since June, protests have been happening across the United States. As civil disobedience increases, law enforcement agencies will prepare for the possibility of protests across the country. The potential continuation of political unrest means private security professionals must also be prepared with a plan that is tactically sound and protective of people and property.

Republican Security Experts Seek Congressional Support to Push Trump Concession

Republican Security Experts Seek Congressional Support to Push Trump Concession

More than 100 Republican national security experts on Monday called on GOP congressional leaders to push President Donald Trump to concede the election to President-elect Joe Biden, according to the Washington Post. In a signed letter, the experts urged current GOP officeholders and Trump to prioritize the country's national security interests above politics.

SnapAV Appoints David King as Security Business Development Manager

SnapAV has announced the appointment of David King to security business development manager for the Western United States.

Smart Imaging Systems Announces the First Portable Vehicle Scanning Technology with $3.5 Million Initial Order from Customs and Border Protection

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a $3.5 million purchase order for new compact, portable X-ray technology developed by Smart Imaging Systems, to safely scan for contraband and explosives in vehicles.

ComNet Adds Razberi Line to Product Offering

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, CT has announced that ACRE has acquired Razberi Technologies and the product line will be added to and sold under the ComNet brand and portfolio of products. ComNet will now be selling Razberi products through its established channels.

Securitas Supports Five Charitable Organizations in 2020

Due to COVID the GSX show was held virtually this fall, making the in-booth visitor scans impossible.



Verizon Releases 2020 Cyber Espionage Report

Verizon recently released the 2020 Cyber Espionage Report (CER), their first-ever data-driven publication on advanced cyberattacks.

Kenosha Unified School District Selects ZeroEyes AI Weapons Detection Platform

Kenosha Unified School District Selects ZeroEyes AI Weapons Detection Platform

ZeroEyes, the only AI-based platform focused solely on weapons detection, has been selected by the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) of Wisconsin to help improve security on its campuses.

BriefCam Advanced Analytics Powers Verizon Intelligent Video Solution

Keeping communities safe and secure with actionable, data-driven insights from advanced video analytics

Study: 76 Percent of Smart Smoke Detector Owners or Purchase Intenders Would Pay $5 per Month for a Professional Monitoring Service

Study: 76 Percent of Smart Smoke Detector Owners or Purchase Intenders Would Pay $5 per Month for a Professional Monitoring Service

Parks Associates recently released the new whitepaper “The Value of Professional Monitoring,”developed in cooperation with Rapid Response Monitoring, which finds the industry for professional monitoring grew by 5% from 2018 to 2019, a significant increase on a rate that had previously stayed flat.

ASIS International Announces 2021 Global Board of Directors

ASIS International has announced the full slate of directors for its 2021 Global Board. The Global Board of Directors, first installed in 2020, is a major step in the association’s transition to a new global governance structure that allows ASIS to better provide service to its members at the local, regional, and global levels.

Nortek Control Promotes Jeff Shaw to Position of Senior Director, Product Management

Nortek Control announced today the promotion of Jeff Shaw to senior director of product management.

Antibacterial Clear coating combats SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) and can reduce bacterial growth by 99.96%

Codelocks Inc. announces an ISO-certified photocatalytic coating which, when applied to Codelocks’ products, offers enhanced protection against viruses, bacteria, germs, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other environmental toxins.

Research: Cybercriminals Use Cloud Technology to Accelerate Business Attacks

Trend Micro Incorporated has identified a new class of cybercrime. Criminals are using cloud services and technology to speed up attacks, which decreases the amount of time enterprises have to identify and respond to a breach.

Concentric Resolves Unaddressed Data Security Threats with Industry’s First AI-based Data Access Governance Solution

Concentric Inc. has announced the latest advancements available in its Semantic Intelligence data access governance solution that address the industry’s continued challenges with unstructured data security threats by autonomously identifying risk created by inappropriate access, sharing and management of unstructured data.

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ISC West 2021 Delayed to July 19-21

Reed Exhibitions and the Security Industry Association have just announced that ISC West 2021 is now being delayed until July 19-21.

$15,000 in RISE Scholarships to Be Awarded

All young security professionals at Security Industry Association (SIA) member companies and SIA student members may earn one of five $3,000 SIA RISE Scholarships.

ADT Commercial Acquires Deterrent Technologies

ADT Commercial continues its strategic M&A strategy, expanding its nationwide geographic footprint and deepening its capabilities to serve mid-market, national and large-scale commercial customers in New York and New Jersey with today’s announcement it has purchased Deterrent Technologies, Inc., based out of Ocean, NJ.

NFLPA Investigating Locker Room Security Cameras

The NFL Players Association is looking into a complaint filed by New York Jets players about the presence of security cameras in the locker room at their training facility in Florham Park, N.J., a source close to the union confirmed to ESPN.

Election Security Separating Rumor from Reality

Election Security: Separating Rumor from Reality

Here is a Q&A that answers questions about spoofing the voter. The answers come from Chris Krebbs, CISA director.

Acting Secretary Chad Wolf Condemns Censorship of Government Officials as a Security Threat, Calls on Twitter to End it

In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf today called on Twitter to no longer obstruct Americans’ unalienable right to communicate with each other, their government, and its officials on the platform, because doing so endangers the national security.

ACRE Acquires Texas based Razberi Technologies

ACRE has announced today the acquisition of Razberi Technologies based in Farmers Branch, Texas. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its video and communications business and product portfolio.

Voting Security: Did Your Vote Count?

Voting Security: Did Your Vote Count?

The most recent elections is the most secure in the nation’s history. Or, is it? Government officials say it is the most secure ever.

Houlton Border Patrol Explorers Collect 1,820 pounds of Food Donations

Houlton Station Border Patrol Agents and Border Patrol Explorer Post 1820 towed their Reconcraft 21’ RSDV boat down to Andy’s IGA in Houlton for the 2nd annual “Sink the Boat, Flood the Food Pantry” food drive on Oct. 31.

SIA Submits Letter to FDA Addressing Thermal Imaging Systems

SIA recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn with a focus on an awareness that some companies are not following FDA guidelines related to the use of thermal imaging systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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4 Types of eCommerce Fraud That Have Increased During the Pandemic

As we shop from the safety of our homes and fuel the digital economy, we expose ourselves to a great amount of risk, and fraudsters are taking advantage of this sharp increase in online shopping over the course of the COVID-19 crisis.

Turning to Technology for More Secure Banking

To be successful in financial services, banks, investment firms and other institutions need to prove to their customer base that they are safe and trustworthy. Yet many still rely on passwords, PINs and other knowledge-based authentication factors—which are not only unreliable, but also insecure.

EyeLock’s Core Software Now Supports the Government’s (PIV) Card Format

EyeLock LLC recently announced that its award-winning software, EyeLock Identity Suite (EIS), now includes a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential format which is primarily used by the government to access federally-controlled facilities and information systems at the appropriate security level.

  • 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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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
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  • Campus Security & Life Safety