Dealers & Integrators


Gallagher SMB Security Solution Adds Support for a Wider Range of Doors

Gallagher has today announced an enhancement to their cloud-based security solution – added support for a wider variety of doors including gates, roller doors, and cabinets.

Security Industry Association Announces New Apprenticeship Program for Integrators

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that it is developing a new apprenticeship program to help address the security industry’s workforce challenges, diversify the talent pipeline and foster career development opportunities within the industry.

Lockheed Martin Expands Global Deployment of its F-35 Flight Simulators with RGB Spectrum’s New Video Technology

RGB Spectrum® has continued its partnership with Lockheed Martin to equip F-35 flight simulators with its latest video processing technology.

Idesco Expands Product Portfolio with Visitor Management Solutions to Better Serve Customers

Idesco Corp. is announcing an expanded offering to include comprehensive Visitor Management solution.

Camect Inc. and Netwatch North America Announce Strategic Integration


Camect Inc., a smart hub device is adding artificial intelligence detection to all ONVIF and RTSP security cameras.

Analytics Uncovered

The new world of AI-driven video analytics is a pattern recognition on a massive scale. Known actions and their corresponding reactions analyzed by software, and through the process of machine learning, provided with programs that can detect, analyze new and evolving patterns.

Closing Staffing Gaps

Societal and economic conditions related to increases in operating expenses have created recruiting and retention challenges impacting all employers and increasing guarding costs over the past few years.

An Emergency Voice

An Emergency Voice

In early July, residents living in a South London tower block “found out through WhatsApp” about a fire raging above them because they allegedly didn’t hear any alarms.



Reducing Overall Costs

Reducing Overall Costs

By design, physical security systems warn security staff of intrusions or abnormal behavior. Unfortunately, they get it wrong most of the time.

The Next Evolution

The longstanding practice of watching hundreds and thousands of cameras for suspicious behavior, and then reacting, is over. This method has proven ineffective, especially as surveillance continues to proliferate in home, business, smart cities and other connected environments.

Any questions about tradeshows? GSX is back. Some people I talked with said maybe 70 percent. I think that is way too low.

Back in the Saddle

Any questions about tradeshows? GSX is back. Some people I talked with said maybe 70 percent. I think that is way too low.

With the first day of GSX in the books, I wanted to share a few observations and products that have caught my eye. I try to get everywhere but unfortunately, there is not time enough. Let’s look.

Things to See and Touch at GSX

With the first day of GSX in the books, I wanted to share a few observations and products that have caught my eye. I try to get everywhere but unfortunately, there is not time enough. Let’s look.

Several years ago, after attending my fourth or fifth (ASIS) GSX event I got wind of another opportunity called ASIS International. At that time, I thought it was another tradeshow. What I found was a meeting a worldwide group of security influencers

Viva la France

Several years ago, after attending my fourth or fifth (ASIS) GSX event I got wind of another opportunity called ASIS International. At that time, I thought it was another tradeshow. What I found was a meeting a worldwide group of security influencers

State Farm Invests $1.2 Billion in ADT

State Farm recently announced a $1.2 billion equity investment in ADT Inc. resulting in State Farm owning approximately 15% of ADT after the equity investment and related transactions close. This partnership launches State Farm into a new category, allowing the company to reimagine the homeownership experience and innovate new ways to apply Smart Home technology to home insurance, with customer benefits that may include lowered costs, reduced claims, and smart home security devices that help to proactively mitigate loss caused by water, fire, or intrusion.

TSA Executive Joins K2 Security Screening Group

K2 Security Screening Group is excited to announce that Keith Jeffries, formerly the Federal Security Director (FSD) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), will be joining the company next month as Vice President.

Arcules Experiences Rapid Growth as Demand Soars for Secure and Flexible Video Surveillance-as-a-Service Solutions


Arcules has announced a strong quarter for the company with growth driven by enhanced services, partnerships, customer wins, and global expansion.

Former Buffalo Police Officer Aaron Salter, Jr. is Recipient of 2022 Ralph Day Memorial Security Award

ASIS International announced that the late Aaron Salter, Jr., an Allied Universal security professional and retired police officer who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting shoppers at the Tops Friendly Market during a mass shooting, is the recipient of the 2022 Ralph Day Memorial Security Officer Heroism Award.

ESA Establishes Resolution to Support Alarm Dispatch Reduction by Adopting Technology

The Electronic Security Association’s board of directors unanimously passed a resolution on August 24, 2022, to support efforts to reduce false alarms through more efficient and effective notification methods.

Paxton Founder Tony Ratcliffe Retires – Passes the Reins to His Son

Thirty-eight years after founding Paxton, Tony Ratcliffe, group chairman of technology manufacturer Paxton Access Ltd., is stepping down. His son, Sholto Ratcliffe will take on the role, continuing Paxton’s international journey and his father’s legacy.

Alcatraz AI Names Tad Druart Vice President of Marketing to Accelerate Growth

Alcatraz AI has announced that it has hired Tad Druart as vice president of marketing. In this role, Druart will oversee the company's global marketing programs, including brand strategy, product marketing and communications to accelerate growth.

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • 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

Whitepapers

New Products

  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3