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6 Dead, 15 Injured after Vehicle Attack in Lower Manhattan

UPDATE: 8 Dead, 11 Injured after Vehicle Attack in Lower Manhattan

A suspect drove a rental truck down a bike path striking people in it's path.

3 People Killed In Colorado Walmart Shooting

3 People Killed In Colorado Walmart Shooting

Three people are dead after a man open fires in a Walmart.

Its Not Just A Turnstile

Its Not Just A Turnstile

Many professionals in the security industry today tend to use the word “turnstile” to refer to all security entrances, when, in fact, there are actually multiple types of entrances for different applications, industries and levels of security.

Keeping the Stars Aligned

Multi-tenant buildings present security challenges not found in single-user facilities. Tenants may come and go at different times.

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

When you can secure the building at night, you can open your business for a lucrative tomorrow.

Three Technologies That Will Change Your Business

3 Security Technologies to Invest Time in Researching

How researching and investing in these three technologies will change your business

£3 Million Investment Gives Overseas Prison Officers Body-Cams

£3 Million Investment Gives Overseas Prison Officers Body-Cams

Officers welcome Ministry of Justice's new measures for England and Wales, including trial of incapacitant spray.

2 Dead After Shooting at Grambling State University

2 Dead After Shooting at Grambling State University

A student and visitor were found dead in the courtyard between two dorms early Wednesday morning.



3 Security Challenges Houston Will Face Hosting the World Series

3 Security Challenges Houston Will Face Hosting the World Series

Houston Police, federal security agencies and surrounding security professionals will have to overcome challenges to keep Minute Maid Park safe and secure.

San Jose State Installs New Gunshot Detection System, Surveillance

San Jose State Installs New Gunshot Detection System, Surveillance

San Jose State University is reviewing their newly installed security system that includes gunshot detection and license plate readers.

Security and Tensions Are High Ahead of Richard Spencers Speech at UF

Security and Tensions Are High Ahead of Richard Spencer's Speech at UF

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the event.

Three Dead, Two Injured in Maryland Workplace Shooting

UPDATE: Maryland Workplace Shooter Captured in Delaware

Radeed Prince killed three and injured two more in Edgewood, Maryland and injured one more in Wilmington, Delaware.

Overseas Holiday Markets Looking to Bolster Security to Prevent Attacks

Overseas Holiday Markets Looking to Bolster Security to Prevent Attacks

Attacks on Christmas markets and festivals in 2016 have motivated officials to boost security in order to prevent mass-casualty attacks.

Cardinals Request Security Certification for Busch Stadium

Cardinals Request Security Certification for Busch Stadium

The certification would give the stadium legal protections in the event of a terrorist attack.

Sporting Events Boost Security after Las Vegas Shooting

Sporting Events Boost Security after Las Vegas Shooting

Several sporting arenas boosted security after a lone gunman killed 58 people at an outdoor concert.

How to Train Like a First Responder to Workplace Violence Events

How to Train Like a First Responder to Workplace Violence Events

As organizations seek to adapt to this growing concern, a greater focus is being placed on what a person can do to be safe and how to impart this vital information.

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

America’s deadliest mass shooting will change security as we know it.

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Could hotel security have caught Stephen Paddock before he brutally shot and killed 59 people in Las Vegas?

Multiply and Conquer

Technology is increasingly being used as a force multiplier to help law enforcement agencies protect and serve. One way agencies are turning technology into a crime-fighting tool is by creating what’s called a “virtual fence” around a perimeter, such as city limits or a parking lot, by installing a network of license plate reader (LPR) cameras to monitor an area.

All the Hype

All the Hype

Alongside the hype in the media about the border wall, this might be a good time for commercial and industrial companies to take a closer look at their own borders. Threat levels are increasing due to rising crime, civil activism and even cyber threats and it is more important than ever to push the line of defense all the way to the borders.

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  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Survey: Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

  • Mobile Applications Are Empowering Security Personnel

    From real-time surveillance and access control management to remote monitoring and communications, a new generation of mobile applications is empowering security personnel to protect people and places. Mobile applications for physical security systems are emerging as indispensable tools to enhance safety. They also offer many features that are reshaping how modern security professionals approach their work. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 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

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3