Dealers & Integrators


GSX 2021: An Outsider’s Perspective

I’ve been the senior editor for Campus Security & Life Safety for a little under eight months. I don’t have much (read: any) previous security experience; my background is in journalism.

Live from GSX: Day 1

We’re Live From GSX 2021! The biggest names in the security industry are gathered in Orlando, Fla., and Security Today is here to keep you updated! Be sure to follow us on Twitter at SecEditors, SecurToday and CampusSecur for the latest updates!

An Odd Year for Tradeshows

An Odd Year for Tradeshows

Hoping there is a bit more action at GSX today considering the experience from the first day of this tradeshow yesterday.

Can’t-Miss Sessions from GSX 2021

Can’t-Miss Sessions from GSX 2021

Here at Security Today, we’re in the thick of getting ready for our big trip to Orlando, Fla., for GSX 2021. There’s so much to do and see that the sheer number of options might seem overwhelming..

We Have Arrived

We Have Arrived

Earlier this year, July, ISC West was an abbreviated tradeshow but seemed to be quite successful in terms of visitors, exhibitors and a trove of new products. We have landed in Orlando and looking forward to more of the same

HID Global Expands Physical Access Control Credential Choice with Industry’s Most Feature-Rich MIFARE® DESFire® Product-Based Credential

Users of secure credential technologies increasingly want more choices so they can meet the specific needs of a growing variety of applications.

ASSA ABLOY to Showcase Solutions for Creating Safe, Healthy Spaces at GSX 2021

ASSA ABLOY’s presence at the 2021 Global Security Exchange (GSX) will focus on helping attendees identify opportunities to improve the safety, security and health of their facilities. Visit Booth #1353 to see the latest innovations in comprehensive door security and access control.

Alcala Tasked with Growing Farpointe Data's North American Sales

Farpointe Data has announced that long time employee Francisco Alcala has been promoted to sales manager North America.



Iris ID Looks at Growing Federal Government Use of Iris Biometrics 

Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

LifeSafety Power Receives LenelS2 Factory Certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program

LifeSafety Power® has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).

What to See at GSX 2021

What to See at GSX 2021

GSX 2021 in Orlando, Fla., is coming up fast! Hundreds of exhibitors from every corner of the security industry will be gathering between Monday, Sept. 27, and Wednesday, Sept. 29, to present the latest and greatest innovations

Vicon Accelerates Growth Strategy with Key Leadership Hires

Vicon Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as regional sales managers. The appointments follow several other key additions to the Vicon team.

AMAG Technology Announces New Version of Symmetry Access Control

AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal Company, has announced a new version (9.4) of its Symmetry Access Control System.

Hanwha Techwin Announces Wisenet Road AI – Intelligent LPR Solution

Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, today launched Wisenet Road AI, a powerful new line of Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) cameras that feature Make, Model, and Color Recognition (MMCR) to identify vehicles using AI technology.

viisights to Present Innovative Behavioral Video Analytics at GSX 2021

A benchmark in video intelligence, viisights behavioral analytics provide systems integrators with a new unique selling proposition for existing and new customers that will lead to business growth. viisights personnel will be at the show to discuss these opportunities in one-on-one meetings with potential technology partners and systems integrators during GSX 2021.

ONVIF Introduces Add-On Concept for Increased Feature Interoperability and Flexibility

ONVIF Introduces Add-On Concept for Increased Feature Interoperability and Flexibility

ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced the add-on concept, which extends the ONVIF conformance process to individual product features that can solve a specific use case or end user need.

SoloInsight Founder Farhan Masood Awarded ‘Einstein’ Visa

Soloinsight founder, president, and CTO Farhan Masood has been awarded the prestigious United States EB-1A visa. The Green Card nicknamed the “Einstein Visa,” based on achievement and is awarded to applicants with extraordinary ability and success in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics.

North America Gets First Look at New Cloud based Security Solution at GSX

Gallagher will preview their latest cloud-based security solution exclusively at GSX 2021, alongside other dynamic technology showcases planned for their booth.

Fortem Technologies Conducts Counter Drone Test for Department Of Defense Customer

Fortem Technologies has announced successful performance in detecting small UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) before a team of U.S. Government evaluators based on an Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD) requirement in May 2021.

Allied Universal® Celebrates All Security Professionals

Allied Universal is proud to recognize Security Professionals during the company’s 7th Annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week starting on Sept. 12 – 18.

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