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Target Recalls LED Flashlight Sets Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target Corporation, recently announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Enhanced Security Through Central Monitoring at Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, U.K. has enhanced student security and simplified its own operations with the adoption of the latest IP video technology from IndigoVision to provide integrated CCTV surveillance across its four campuses.

German Stadium Reduces Security Threats with Avigilon High-Definition Surveillance System

SGL Arena in Augsburg, Germany—a 30,660 seat stadium that is home to the FC Augsburg football club—has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to ensure spectator safety, confirm regulatory compliance, and reduce liability costs. Vulnerable to the threat of football-related violence and disorderly conduct, the SGL Arena has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system as a strategic component of its security plan.

Austin ISD Switches 3,000-Plus Camera System to Video Insight

One massive Texas school district recently upgraded its video surveillance system in an effort to keep up with advancements in Web management platforms.

2012 SIA New Product Showcase at ISC West Now Accepting Applications

It's a new year and ISC West is right around the corner!

Hackett Security Acquires Brinkmann Security

Hackett Security, a St. Louis - based security systems company, recently announced the acquisition of Brinkmann Security in Waterloo, Ill. Brinkmann has provided security services for both residential and commercial customers for over 35 years. The acquisition enables Hackett to continue to increase its market share with clients on a local and regional basis.

Axis Names ADI 2011 U.S. Distributor of the Year

The annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) in Boston this past fall recognized one security product distributor for its continued contributions to the security market.

Giant Weed Creates Threat to Border Security

Weed control has become a matter of national security. Along U.S. southern coastal rivers, most particularly Texas’ Rio Grande, an invasive species of plant known as giant reed is encroaching on the water, overrunning international border access roads, and creating a dense cover for illegal activities. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has called for a plan to control this weed.



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Honeywell Tapped to Overhaul Video Surveillance at Niagra Falls Casino

Honeywell has been selected to overhaul the video surveillance system at Casino Niagara, one of the top tourism attractions in Canada’s famed Niagara Falls.

HID Global Acquires EasyLobby

HID Global today announced the company has acquired EasyLobby, the industry leader in secure visitor management solutions. The acquisition delivers a number of potential synergies with HID Global’s portfolio across its identity and access management business.

Go Daddy No Longer Supports SOPA

Go Daddy is no longer supporting SOPA, the “Stop Online Piracy Act” currently working its way through U.S. Congress.

US, Mexico Seize More Than $80 Million During Operation Holiday Hoax

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the seizure of more than 327,000 counterfeit items with a manufacturer's suggested retail price worth an estimated $76.8 million as part of an ICE HSI-led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) operation.

STR3EM V3 Demonstrates UltraViolet Inspired Technology Integrated with Facebook

STR3EM, a digital entertainment access rights software provider, recently announced the worldwide licensing availability of the third major version update to their Facebook integrated middleware platform.

Virginia Tech Unveils HokieSpeed, A New Powerful Supercomputer For The Masses

Virginia Tech crashed the supercomputing arena in 2003 with System X, a machine that placed the university among the world's top computational research facilities. Now comes HokieSpeed, a new supercomputer that is up to 22 times faster and yet a quarter of the size of X, boasting a single-precision peak of 455 teraflops, or 455 trillion operations per second, and a double-precision peak of 240 teraflops, or 240 trillion operations per second.

IndigoVision Secures Mauritius Prison

The Grand River North West remand prison in Mauritius has vastly improved security by upgrading its CCTV system with IndigoVision’s IP video solution.

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