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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.

Transforming Security

Transforming Security

Just three years ago, the “cloud” was a four-letter word in the security industry. After fronting millions of dollars to establish onpremises systems, companies were understandably reluctant to rip them apart for a new approach.

Resideo Acquires Regional Distributor Norfolk Wire & Electronics

Resideo Technologies Inc. today announced it has acquired privately held Norfolk Wire & Electronics, based in Richmond, Va. Norfolk was founded in 1985 and is a leading regional distributor of security, telecom, network and audio-video (AV) related products, supplies and tools.

A Sound Strategy

A Sound Strategy

No matter the security criticality of your facility or the sophistication of your security system, simple key control is a foundational process of physical key management that helps control access to crucial assets, people, information and spaces.

Running the Gauntlet

Running the Gauntlet

Not long ago when visiting a colleague’s office, it was protocol to arrive early to run the gauntlet of the visitor management check-in that awaited, a process that might gladly be endured now if just for a brief return to some normalcy.

Allied Universal Hires Chief Merger, Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy and Investor Relations

Allied Universal has recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as chief merger and acquisition officer, and co-head of strategy and investor relations.

Iris ID’s IrisTime™ iT100 Used with New Time and Attendance Platform

Iris ID has announced Rockford, Ill.-based Information Controls Inc. has integrated its TimeTerminal time clock app to work with the IrisTime iT100, Iris ID's customizable and contactless time and attendance platform.

A Changing Profile

A Changing Profile

Healthcare facilities were already a complex security environment due to the number of moving pieces and literal life or death situations faced daily.



The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Last year brought tremendous challenges for everyone, especially retailers. Retail shrinkage, the reduction of inventory from shoplifting, fraud and internal theft, is estimated to have cost the industry $61.7 billion according to a 2020 National Retail Security Survey, an all-time high.

Driving COVID Adaptations

Our recent physical security survey clearly revealed a challenging nexus between security and safety that has only been exacerbated by the continued onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen and Eric Byer talk about Chemical distributors and their task to balance a host of security-related issues: from safely handling and transporting hazardous chemicals to securing facilities against inclement weather.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2021

    April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Transforming Security
    • Driving COVID Adaptations
    • A Capitol Breach
    • Running the Gauntlet
    • On a Cloud of its Own

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