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Connecting Networks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning dumb houses into smart homes. It is also revolutionizing access control systems for all types of commercial buildings, from small offices and retail shops to enterprise campuses and sprawling factories.

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

There have been on-going discussions the past several years about how Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to modernize physical security systems and operations.

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don

Survey: 62% of Respondents Don't Care, or Aren't Sure if they Care, if the AI Used in their Video Security is Biased

Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, recently published a research report that found organizations are more concerned about their Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered video surveillance system's ability to deter crime than any potential bias issues.

The Changing Marketplace

The Changing Marketplace

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.

SIA Opposes Reintroduction of Facial Recognition & Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

SIA Opposes Reintroduction of Facial Recognition & Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced its strong opposition to the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

The Power to Predict

The Power to Predict

Imagine when you know what’s next. You can respond before potential situations occur and anticipate business opportunities that create new revenue streams or reduce operational costs.

Technology counts on AI to authenticate and identify people

Always Surrounded

Not long ago, artificial intelligence was viewed as science fiction. Today, it routinely makes our lives more secure and convenient. AI surrounds us in our everyday lives.

Connected Doesn’t Mean Protected

Connected Doesn’t Mean Protected

When it comes to device and systems connectivity, surge protection solutions can mitigate risk



Enterprise “Lift and Shift” to the Public Cloud Requires a Newer Type of API and Cloud Security Program to Prevent Data Breaches

Enterprise “Lift and Shift” to the Public Cloud Requires a Newer Type of API and Cloud Security Program to Prevent Data Breaches

One of our best customers is a Fortune 50 financial services company for homeowners across America.

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Lessons Learned from Oldsmar Water Plant Hack

Cybersecurity experts have long warned of attacks on small municipal systems. Until hackers accessed the water treatment plant of a small Florida city this year, those warnings were “out of sight, out of mind.” Now, both local and national authorities’ perspectives on the dangers of cybersecurity attacks are changing.

Current and future uses in the commercial security industry

On a Cloud of its Own

Cloud-based technology and solutions have become more and more mainstream, especially in the commercial security industry.

VOCAL Technologies Creates Unique Solution to Help Alarm Companies Make a Smooth Transition from Analog to VoIP Phone Lines

VOCAL Technologies Creates Unique Solution to Help Alarm Companies Make a Smooth Transition from Analog to VoIP Phone Lines

It is the end of the line for analog phone systems, which can leave alarm companies hanging out to dry trying to figure out if they need to replace costly alarm panels.

SASA Secure Networking

How SASE is Defining the Future of Secure Networking

As the digital transformation trend continues to highlight business agendas, now more than ever enterprises need infrastructure solutions that enable them to connect more locations at faster speeds.

A True Calling

A True Calling

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that secure remote access to systems is no longer a “nice to have” feature.

A Technology Advancement

It is amazing that the year of convergence from analog to IP was supposed to be 2008 but it was not until 2012 that IP-cameras started to outsell analog cameras. We sure have come a long way from those analog-oriented days.

Grooming the Landscape

The explosion of IoT devices in today’s technology landscape makes a perfect storm for attackers to exploit.

Interface and Video Analytics Company, Ignite Prism, Form Exclusive Partnership

Interface Security Systems has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Ignite Prism, a developer of cloud-based business intelligence solutions. As part of this partnership, Interface will have exclusive rights to Ignite Prism’s video analytics technology in North America.

Scaling Security with GPUs/DPUs for AI and Machine Learning

Scaling Security with GPUs/DPUs for AI and Machine Learning

On March 25, before the full impact of coronavirus hit home and the world was still full of hope, Google News showed an eye-wateringly appealing headline: Cybercrime Gangs Promise to Stop Attacks on Healthcare Organizations During the COVID-19 Crisis.

WiFi and Cellular are Key Partners in a Secure Hybrid Workplace

WiFi and Cellular are Key Partners in a Secure Hybrid Workplace

COVID-19 has been with us long enough that organizations are acknowledging that home and office will combine to create the new workplace. Commonly referred to as the “Hybrid Workplace,” the expectation is that while employees may work predominantly in one place or another, over time, both the remote and office locations will play a role in enabling a productive, engaged workforce.

A Safer Pathway to Camera and Sensor Maintenance

A Safer Pathway to Camera and Sensor Maintenance

The video cameras and sensors your business has invested in provide you with the protection you need to be safe as well as the information you need to keep operations running smoothly.

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  • Busy South Africa Building Integrates Custom Access Control System

    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

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    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

Webinars

New Products

  • 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

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3