Top News


Security Products Announces Winners of 2012 Govies Government Security Awards

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, today announced the winners of its 2012 “Govies” Government Security Awards, which honor outstanding government products in a variety of categories.

Smart Card Alliance Workshop Educates About PIV Credentials

The Smart Card Alliance will offer an all-day workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at ISC West that will educate about PIV, PIV-I and CIV specifications and the physical and logical access applications that the standards can support in a converged credentialing program.

Session Examines How to Sniff Out Security Threats on Social Media

It’s always intriguing to attend security exhibitions and learn a wealth of new information thanks to a handful of education sessions. Next week is no different. With the social media revolution on the rise, the communication outlet brings about new discussions that will be addressed at this year’s ISC West Conference. As an active participant in the land of social media, one education session immediately caught my attention since it is dedicated to social media threat investigation.

Security 5K Run for a Cause at ISC West

In case you haven’t heard, ISC West is just one week away. The security industry is in a whirlwind -- including myself -- preparing for one of the largest shows in the West. In an effort to stay active shuttling between meetings and exhibition booths, some security folks are packing their sneakers for a trek around Sin City all for a good cause. The Security 5K fundraising fun run, hosted by Mission 500, is the third annual hike that will be held the second day of ISC West.

Research: VsaaS Market Set to Double Over Next Three Years

IMS Research estimates that the world market for cloud based video surveillance, or video surveillance as a service (VSaaS), was worth more than $500 million in 2011, an increase of 25 percent from 2010. However, the big question is what does the future hold for this emerging market?

Women’s Security Council Welcomes ADT, Tyco Fire & Security as New Platinum Sponsors

The Women’s Security Council (WSC), a network of security professionals focused on promoting the success of women in the security industry, announces ADT and Tyco Fire & Security, business units of Tyco International, as Platinum Sponsors.

Moment of Truth

By now your plans are already made, reservations secure and you are ready to head off to Las Vegas for the 2012 version of ISC West. From all indications, it promises to be the best security tradeshow the SIA has put on in years.

NAPCO’s Gemini C-Series Commercial Fire/Burglar Panel Installs Nationally

NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. announces Gemini C-Series Combination product (GEM C), its UL approved commercial fire and burglar panel, is being installed nationally, according to dealer feedback the company has received.



3M Cogent Biometric Access Control Readers Approved to Authenticate TWIC Credentials

3M Cogent’s biometric access control readers have successfully completed the United States Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Initial Capability Evaluation (ICE) assessment. 3M Cogent’s MiY-ID and MiY-Card biometric readers are now listed on the TWIC ICE Fixed Reader list.

South Carolina Medical Facility Deploys Morse Watchmans Technology

Palmetto Health Richland medical facility in Columbia, S.C. is known for high quality medical care and an expert clinical staff. The facility’s intelligent design and practices include a sophisticated access control system using the Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control and management solution.

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety