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Government Seeks Cybersecurity, Superiority in Mostly Lawless Domain

The federal government's computer networks, vast and incredibly critical to the country's day-to-day functioning, are subject to millions of attacks per day. It has no stated overarching cybersecurity policy, and there is little in the way of international law to guide the way, either. How the government protects these networks, and interacts with other nations' networks, remains under debate.

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“Invisible Ink” Can Help Deter Metal Theft, Burglaries

Scrap metal is a hot commodity these days. Two U.K. companies have come up with invisible, nearly indestructible marking substances that companies and individuals can use to mark their belongings to prevent theft and facilitate recovery.

FLIR Systems Wins Multi-Million Dollar Coastal Infrastructure Security Contract

FLIR Systems Inc. has teamed with Sonardyne International Ltd. on a multi-million dollar project in the United Arab Emirates. The companies, with FLIR as the project leader, will provide a commercial, off-the shelf, integrated perimeter and coastal protection solution for a key coastal facility.

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BICSI Taps Berk-Tek's Carol Everett Oliver for Member of the Year Award

Carol Everett Oliver of Berk-Tek is this year’s recipient of the David Blythe-University of Kentucky Distinguished Service Award at the 2011 BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International, Inc.) winter conference in Orlando, Fla

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A Conversation With Franco P.L. van Heijningen

Franco P.L. van Heijningen recently joined Honeywell as the general manager for its Vindicator Technology business, which focuses on critical assets and personnel within the government, military, commercial and industrial markets. His 30 years of career experience has crisscrossed the globe, with positions at consulting organizations in Asia and the Netherlands. We sat down with him to talk about infrastructure security.

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BerkTek Hires Market Development Manager

Reporting to Todd Harpel, the director of marketing, Buckley will be responsible for analyzing and developing new marketing opportunities for both copper and optical fiber cabling products.

LCA Sales Co. to Represent Altronix In N.J. and NYC Area

Altronix, which manufactures low-voltage power supplies and accessories for the electronic security industry, announced the appointment of LCA Sales Company of Hawthorne, N.Y., as its manufacturers’ representatives for New Jersey and the greater New York City area effective immediately.

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Franco van Heijningen to Lead Honeywell's Development of Critical Infrastructure Security

van Heijningen will lead Honeywell's Vindicator Technologies business, which offers electronic security systems that protect critical assets and personnel within the government, military, commercial and industrial markets at more than 1,500 sensitive sites across the globe.



Lockheed Martin to Provide Idaho Falls Power Utility Cybersecurity Services

Lockheed Martin is responsible for assessing the Idaho Falls Power AMI network architecture to perform a risk assessment, identify security requirements, and provide recommendations for design elements and controls to mitigate vulnerabilities. Once the network is in place, the team will perform penetration testing and establish operational controls for the operations and maintenance of the systems.

InfoRelay Enterprise Cloud Services Network to Deploy on IceWEB Storage Systems

With IceWEB storage, InfoRelay can scale its storage resources with customer demand, reducing capital expenditures while delivering robust, flexible and responsive services to its customers.

IT Storage Veteran Joins Pivot3 as Sales VP

Wittich, who has a proven track record of driving growth in a variety of corporate environments, immediately assumes the role and reports directly to Pivot3 President and CEO Bob Fernander. In his new position, Wittich is responsible for overseeing sales efforts in the Americas on behalf of Pivot3.

Brian Simmons

Berk-Tek Appoints Simmons Copper Product Manager

Brian Simmons has been employed by the company for 20 years and has held management positions in sales and sales services.

Altronix ReServ Is Now UL Listed

The company's uninterruptible power supplies series is designed specifically for video surveillance systems.

NitroSecurity, Waterfall Security Solutions Integrate Physical and Enterprise Management

Security information and event management solutions now can report over unidirectional gateways and collect logs and events.

3VR, Hi-Tech Solutions Partner for Transportation, Critical Infrastructure

The companies have paired image processing and computer vision technologies with an intelligent video search management platform.

Popular Science Recognizes Wi-Fi Certified Wi-Fi Direct

The Wi-Fi Alliance has won a Best of What's New 2010 Award.

North American Cable Equipment Announces Winter Stimulus Program

The company is offering pre-built headends with deep discounts on assembly costs.

New Product Of The Year Award Winners Announced

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners of its 2010 New Product of the Year Award at the publication’s premiere Virtual Event today.

Security Money Goes Missing

I’m no fan of the current administration in Washington, D.C., especially when it comes to spending money. The White House, it would seem, pays its bills by printing more money and borrowing from a creditor that has no interest in democracy.

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Scalable Systems

Technological refinements and cost effectiveness in video surveillance systems are changing the security industry as we know it. Just about every aspect of a surveillance installation benefits from enhanced capabilities.

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