Security Products Announces Platinum, Gold Winners of 2013 Govies Government Security Awards at GovSec

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market, announced Platinum and Gold winners in the 2013 Security Products’ Govies Government Security award competition today.

The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories.

The Security Products’ Government Security Awards were launched in 2009 and re-launched as The Govies in 2011. With 64 entries this year, participation grew 21 percent over 2012. Last month, the judges narrowed down the 2013 submissions to those achieving top status. Top entries earned the opportunity to display their products in the Govies booth (#2529) at the annual GovSec Conference & Expo, which is being held May 13-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

From the top entries, the following Platinum and Gold designations were announced today:

Access Control 


• Gallagher - Gallagher PIV Solution 


• 3M Cogent, Inc. - MiY-Touch 

• Monitor Dynamics - Trusted FICAM Platform 

Cloud Computing/Storage: 


• Accellion - Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solutions 


• Smartvue Corp. - Smartvue S9Q Cloud Surveillance Server 

Fire/Life Safety 


• Silent Knight - Farenhyt IFP-FFT Fire Fighters Telephone System


• Altronix - FireSwitch 

HDcctv Cameras 


• Schneider Electric - Spectra HD 1080 Dome Positioning System 

Homeland Security 


• Cisco - Interoperable Public Safety Broadband (LTE) Network


• Real-Time Technology Group - Secure Worker Access Consortium 

Investigate Video Systems


• Sperry West - Video Commander 2 Pro® 

IP Video Surveillance Cameras 


• Arecont Vision – SurroundVideo® 12MP WDR 180º Panoramic Camera 

• Cisco - Medianet-enabled IP Video Surveillance Camera with Media Service Interface 


• Arecont Vision – MegaDome® 2 WDR All-in-One Camera 

• Axis Communications - AXIS P12 Network Camera Series 

• Brickcom Corp. - OB-300Np N-Series Superior Night Vision 3 Megapixel Bullet Network Camera 

IT Software/Hardware 


• AlertEnterprise - Alert-n-Prevent 

• Lieberman Software - Enterprise Random Password Manager 


• BeyondTrust - BeyondTrust PowerBroker Product Portfolio

• Terra Ferma - Terra Ferma Quick Mast 

Mobile Security Apps: 


• Good Technology - Good Vault


• Bitzer Mobile - Bitzer Enterprise Application Mobility

Network Security 


• Titania Ltd. – Nipper® Studio v2.2 


• NCP Engineering - NCP Secure Enterprise Management 3.0 

Outdoor Lighting-Based Security Platforms 


• TOTUS Solutions - Outdoor LED Lighting, Wireless Surveillance Platform

Perimeter Security: 


• Axis Communications - AXIS Q8721-E DUAL PTZ Network Camera 


• Schneider Electric - High-Resolution Sarix TI Series Thermal Imaging (TI) IP Cameras

Video Management Systems 


• AxxonSoft - Axxon Next 


• Cisco - Video Surveillance Manager 7.0 

• Salient Systems - PowerProtect Platform for CompleteView VMS 

Wireless Security 


• Berkeley Varitronics Systems - PocketHound Cell Phone Detector 


• Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies - Schlage AD-401 FIPS201/PIV Compliant Wireless Lock

“It’s exciting to have the opportunity to display so many outstanding government security products in our booth,” said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief of Security Products. “GovSec is an ideal venue for security companies to show off their products to the government industry.”


President and group publisher of Security Products, Kevin O’Grady, echoed those comments: “I am thrilled to be able to use the leading event for the government security market as a forum to announce these designations and display the winning products.”


In addition to being honored at GovSec, the winners will be featured on the Security Products website,, and highlighted in a future issue of Security Products magazine. The magazine is distributed to more than 65,000* subscribers monthly as well as at trade events including GovSec.


Details about the 2014 Security Products’ Govies Government Security awards will be released later this year.


*December 2012 BPA Statement


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