Allied Universal is proud to recognize security professionals during the company’s 6th Annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week starting Sept. 13 through Sept. 19. This year, Allied Universal launched a “Thank You” Video Campaign encompassing 18 videos, which highlight employees personally giving thanks and recognition to the company’s more than 200,000 security professionals.
Holley Hunt has joined Alcatraz as director of Business Development. Hunt leads Alcatraz in discovering and pursuing new business opportunities and partnerships as the technology security startup carves out a new industry – autonomous access control.
Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 700+ security professionals in the Phoenix and Mesa areas.
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $10 million to 29 select projects to support the development of a nationwide Terrorism and Targeted Violence Prevention (TVTP) Framework.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport identified an unusual suspicious item inside a traveler’s carry-on bag that could have resulted in a tragic outcome had the item been carried onto an aircraft.
Due to the nature of cyber-physical systems (CPSs), incidents can quickly lead to physical harm to people, destruction of property or environmental disasters. Gartner analysts predict that incidents will rapidly increase in the coming years due to a lack of security focus and spending currently aligning to these assets.
One year after ABLOY USA Critical Infrastructure hired Shayne Spears as the new Vertical Market Manager for Oil & Gas, he has been promoted and will now serve in a dual role as national accounts manager, based in Texas, he continues reporting to managing director Jerry Burhans.
Bringing wide-ranging physical security experience in both the system integrator and software manufacturing sales disciplines, Dan Cosgrove has been appointed Midwest US Regional Sales Manager for Feenics, Ottawa, Canada.
With digital transformation comes the move to the cloud. What many businesses don’t realize is that it requires a retooling of their security strategy from the ground up.
- By Eric Kedrosky
- Sep 15, 2020
Attivo Networks® has announced the results of a new research report conducted with Kevin Fiscus of Deceptive Defense, Inc., “Cyber Deception Reduces Breach Costs & Increases SOC Efficiency.”
AI-based platform and mobile application delivers the value of data to transform health monitoring during COVID-19
McAfee today announced its latest consumer security portfolio that includes enhanced products with better user experiences such as a native VPN and new features, including integrated social media and tech scam protection.
According to the Confidential Computing Consortium: “Confidential computing is the protection of data in use using hardware-based Trusted Execution Environments (TEE).
- By Richard Searle
- Sep 14, 2020
A federal judge mandate will make sure that California correctional officers will now be required to use body cameras while interacting with inmates inside a state prison.
When organizations began sending employees home in early 2020, it’s likely that few realized just how long their workforces would remain remote or how security risks would increase right along with it.
- By Sam Rehman
- Sep 14, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is announcing that after more than 15 years since Congress passed the REAL ID Act, all 50 states are now in full compliance issuing these cards, with most states becoming compliant in the last four years.
In September 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence (CTTV Framework) and now offers this corresponding Public Action Plan demonstrating the Department’s efforts to combat emerging threats and improve information sharing.
The recent release of a massive cache of sensitive Law Enforcement data has been in the news recently. The trove of roughly 270 gigabytes of data posted to the Denial of Secrets website has been referred to as “BlueLeaks."
- By Nilesh Dherange
- Sep 14, 2020
While the accuracy rate of traditional rules-based ALPR systems is very good, every false positive still requires human intervention.
City council’s decision to prohibit the technology’s use by businesses impacts companies’ ability to secure their facilities and property and protect their people and customers.
Dahua Technology is helping businesses reopen. Thermal imaging, face detection and other technologies play key roles in screening for skin temperature and determining whether someone is wearing a mask.
As he reflected back to 2001, Mitchell said he thinks back to the men and women who he worked alongside at Ground Zero.
President Donald Trump said he plans to hold U.S. companies responsible for outsourcing products to be made in China by withholding federal contracts to those companies who depend upon Chinese manufacturing sources.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its new policy principles guiding the development and deployment of facial recognition technology.
The pandemic has been a great equalizer in the fears it has unearthed. Regardless of country, socioeconomic status or age, we have all shared concerns for our own health and that of our loved ones.
- By Yoav Degani
- Sep 09, 2020
Boon Edam Inc. has announced that they will be exhibiting in the first virtual Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) conference, Sept. 21-25.
The slowdown in international travel as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the travel security industry.
- By Dale Buckner
- Sep 09, 2020
The Trump Administration announced the first comprehensive cybersecurity policy for systems used in outer space and near space Sept. 4.
Alcatraz and Channeltivity have united to help deliver a state-of-the-art channel and training program that fosters partner success.
Many of the cyberattacks on state, local, tribal and territorial governments are not complicated and could be avoided through simple steps such as improved cyber hygiene and two-factor authentication, a new report states.
- By Stephanie Kanowitz
- Sep 08, 2020