Why Lone Workers are Vulnerable

The economic slowdown created by the pandemic has forced many retail chains, restaurants, hotels, banks and financial institutions with a retail presence to cut back on staff and change their business models.

The New Heart of Security

The physical security industry has before it an incredible opportunity: to lead business digital transformation (DX) through security convergence.

A Hands-free Environment

No one will argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we interact in public spaces.

How Security and COVID-19 Became Partners

COVID-19 has changed a lot of things about life and business Some opportunities have been challenging, other plans have been nimble exercises of security technology stepping up to the place, swinging for a home run.

Paxton COVID secure Tutorials and Resources Launched on Demand

Paxton is pleased to announce that their free COVID-secure live webinars are now available on demand - they can be watched anywhere, anytime at your convenience.

Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

TSA security checkpoints to help protect workforce and passengers from COVID-19

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports gets new Credential Authentication Technology

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports get new Credential Authentication Technology

Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International-Thurgood Marshall Airport and Tampa International Airport are now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian is reporting that dozens of passengers have been banned from flying with the airline for refusal to comply with the airline industry’s mask policy.



Turning the Tide Back to Security

I’m not trying to minimize the worries of that pandemic thing, also known as COVID-19, but there are some interesting things happening the security world, including who is exploring use of new solutions, helping others in need and what’s happening to our trade shows. Here’s a look.

Social Distancing will be Prominent When Sporting Complexes Reopen

While hard timelines remain estimations and could change with a new spike in COVID cases, organizations are planning for the time when they can reopen their gates.

Combating Security Risks

Cloud security is an increasing concern as more organizations transition to use public cloud providers in either a hybrid or cloud-native model.

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Professional sports in general is having a rough go of it in 2020. For that matter, so are college athletes and when you get right down to it, most Americans and the worldwide population is struggling with COVID-19.

Deployment During the Pandemic

Deployment During the Pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of cloud adoption was growing steadily. Since March, however, when “shelter-in-place” orders began sweeping the nation, we’ve seen cloud computing usage skyrocket.

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

Organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show announced the 2021 event will be online-only.

New Temperature Monitoring Systems Fill the Need for Businesses to Stay Afloat While Combating the Spread of COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are seeing an immediate need for thermographic technology.

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement encouraging all retailers to adopt a nationwide policy that requires customers to wear face coverings or masks to protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic:

Short Term Prospects for Physical Security Depend Upon Containing COVID19

Short Term Prospects for Physical Security Depend Upon Containing COVID19

We have charted the fortunes of the world’s physical security business over the last 12 years.

IFSEC Cancels 2020 Security Show

IFSEC Cancels 2020 Security Show

The latest victim of the COVID-19 security trade show series in 2020 will be IFSEC in London. Originally scheduled for May of this year, IFSEC officials moved the event to September. Now organizers have canceled the event altogether.

ADT Commercial Donates Meals to Healthcare Workers Across the United States

ADT Commercial Donates Meals to Healthcare Workers Across the United States

ADT Commercial is donating meals to healthcare workers at five major hospitals across the United States to express gratitude for those caregivers who have been on the frontlines in the nation’s fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Priority COVID19 Testing Available for All Georgia First Responders

To help maintain the readiness of first responders, the Georgia Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency began COVID-19 priority testing June 15, for first responders at all specimen points of collection (SPOC) sites throughout Georgia.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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