Dealers & Integrators


Brian Harrell Joins Hakimo’s Board of Advisors

Critical infrastructure and energy industry veteran will support Hakimo’s growth in these markets.

Shopping for Cybersecurity Assurance

Shopping for Cybersecurity Assurance

Walk into any grocery store today and you’ll see shelves of products claiming to be “organic” and “natural”, but, if you carefully inspect the ingredients, it becomes evident that most of the products are neither natural nor organic. Shoppers need to do their homework and look beyond the shiny labels. Security integrators are in a similar situation when it comes to cybersecurity.

Vistacom Appoints Robert Schlegel as Director of Control Room Sales

Vistacom has announced today the addition of Robert Schlegel as its new director of Control Room Sales. In this role, Schlegel will be responsible for sales growth nationally, as well as spearheading sales strategy, building key partnerships and overseeing a team of account managers.

i-PRO Shares IoT Pillars of Cybersecurity for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

i-PRO Shares IoT Pillars of Cybersecurity for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

i-PRO Co., Ltd is proud to join with the Department of Homeland Security Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) to raise awareness around cybersecurity for NCSAM (National Cyber Security Awareness Month).

Hanwha Techwin Develops New Video Embedded EHR Remote Sitter Integration

Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP video surveillance solutions, today announced that it has integrated its intelligent IP cameras with Epic Systems' new remote sitting video platform called E-CAL.

Ralph’s Personal GSX Product Wrap

I see and learn about myriad products that are about to or have recently hit the security market. The technology is amazing, but at the heart of every tradeshow are the people. As I made my way around the GSX show floor, I found some interesting products I wanted to share, and, I’ll share more in coming weeks.

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.

Featured

  • Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into. Read Now

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New Products

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    Kangaroo Home Security System

    Kangaroo is the affordable, easy-to-install home security system designed for anyone who wants an added layer of peace of mind and protection. It has several products, ranging from the fan-favorite Doorbell Camera + Chime, to the more comprehensive Front Door Security Kit with Professional Monitoring. Regardless of the level of desired security, Kangaroo’s designed to move with consumers - wherever that next chapter may be. Motion sensors, keypads and additional features can be part of the package to any Kangaroo system in place, anytime. Additionally, Kangaroo offers scalable protection plans with a variety of benefits ranging from 24/7 professional monitoring to expanded cloud storage, coverage for damage and theft. 3

  • BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam v6.0

    BriefCam has released BriefCam v6.0, which introduces the new deployment option of a multi-site architecture. This enables businesses with multiple, distributed locations to view aggregate data from all remote sites to uncover trends across locations, optimize operations and boost real-time alerting and response – all while continuing to reap the benefits of BriefCam's powerful analytics platform for making video searchable, actionable and quantifiable. 3

  • Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin Wisenet XRN-6410DB4 / mXRN-3210B4

    Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, unveiled two new Wisenet X series NVRs that support the industry’s first video playback and recording of up to 8K super-high-resolution images. 3