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Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into.

ASIS International, SIA Partner to Advance Opportunities to Advance, Connect and Empower Women in Security

ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading membership associations for the security industry, have announced a partnership to launch a new event designed to showcase women in security. The event, titled Security LeadHER, will be held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, and will kick off with a reception on June 12 with conference programming taking place on June 13.

Allied Universal Appoints Lori Olin Vice President of Communications

Allied Universal has announced that Lori Olin has joined the company as vice president of communications. Olin will implement a comprehensive strategy that reaches internal and external audiences to promote the brand and enhance Allied Universal's reputation across North America.

Zenitel Names Jennifer Kozak Strategic Alliance Relationship Manager

Zenitel has announced the hiring of a key relationship executive in its Americas Onshore Business Unit. Jennifer Kozak has been named Strategic Alliance Relationship Manager, reporting to Kelly Lake, Director of Global Strategic Alliances.

Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection.

The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape.

Johnson Controls Collaborates with Alcatraz AI for Intelligent Frictionless Access Control Solution

Johnson Controls has announced today a new offering in enterprise-grade frictionless access control with the integration of the Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with the Rock from Alcatraz AI, a powerful edge device leveraging 3D facial authentication technology to protect businesses, people and assets, prevent security breaches, and mitigate risk.



TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints.

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

More than three quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers across the United States and Canada believe their companies are likely to face a data breach within the next three years according to survey results released recently by Adastra, the global Data and Analytics solution provider.

Lang Appointed President of Gunnebo Entrance Control

Gunnebo Group has appointed Howard Lang as the new president of Gunnebo Entrance Control. Lang will take up the position from Feb. 1. He succeeds Sacha de La Noë.

Survey: 28% of Businesses Experienced Rising Security Incidents in 2022

Survey: 28% of Businesses Experienced Rising Security Incidents in 2022

Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, today published its third annual "The State of Physical Security" research report. It revealed that amid ongoing supply chain issues and emerging economic uncertainty, businesses experienced a rise in physical security incidents in 2022.

Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

Russian Hackers Attempting to Use ChatGPT for Malicious Use

While OpenAI’s ChatGPT tool features a number of safeguards, that’s not stopping hackers from trying to make use of the tool for malicious intent.

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic Malware

The use of AI-assisted coding has the potential to revolutionize the way we develop software, but it also poses new risks to cybersecurity. It is important for organizations to understand the potential for malicious use of AI models and take proactive steps to mitigate these risks.

ChatGPT Chatbot Excites Users, Investors

ChatGPT Chatbot Excites Users, Investors

A new chatbot called ChatGPT from artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI has gone viral. The bot mimics human communication, and it’s been used to generate content on a wide range of topics—from small talk to academic essays to news stories and more.

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Darktrace Predicts Changing Role for CISO

Looking forward, Darktrace is offering its 2023 Predictions, including where we can expect to see changes in MFA where accessibility and usability continue to dominate the discussion; continued Hactivism from non-state actors where ‘know thy enemy,

iluminar Inc. Joins System Surveyor Manufacturer Partner Program

iluminar Inc. has announced joining System Surveyor as a manufacturer partner. iluminar’s participation in System Surveyor’s open-platform, SaaS-based graphical system design platform will make their product catalog and accessories available to thousands of users, from system integrators to end customers, streamlining system design, installation and maintenance.

PSA Announces Partnership with Eyeforce

PSA, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the addition of Eyeforce Remote Guarding to its lineup of technology partners.

John Afzelius joins Gunnebo as Chief Financial Officer

Gunnebo Group has appointed John Afzelius as Chief Financial Officer. He starts his new position as of January 2023, taking over from Åke Bengtsson.

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

Is Your Security System Holding Back Your Organization’s Cloud Initiative?

More organizations today are relying on cloud-based solutions to transform and grow their business than ever before. All major cloud service providers, including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM, have seen astonishing growth in cloud-solution revenue over the last few years, and there is no slowdown in sight.

How to Build an Effective Security Guard Strategy on a Budget

How to Build an Effective Security Guard Strategy on a Budget

Building an effective security service strategy is challenging. Every business has unique challenges are addressed to keep everyone safe. Sometimes, it requires matching the budget dollars to an effective solution.

PureTech Systems Adds Sincock to Team

PureTech Systems is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher Sincock as vice president, Channel Development. Sincock brings more than 30 years of broad ranging experience in the electronic security industry serving in roles ranging from product manager to president.

The Electronic Security Association Announces New Vice President of Advocacy and Public Affairs

ESA is pleased to announce its new vice president of Advocacy and Public Affairs, Jake Braunger.

What Users Want: How Physical Access Control Needs Have Been Transformed by the Pandemic

What Users Want: How Physical Access Control Needs Have Been Transformed by the Pandemic

As the world adjusted to a global pandemic, organizational practices changed dramatically. HID Global’s 2022 annual survey of Physical Access Control System (PACS) user perceptions, which skipped a year in 2021, shows how much these changes affected everything from buying decisions and upgrade plans to what users expect of their PACS technologies.

NAPCO's Alarm Lock Trilogy Access Control Locks Win Annual Maintenance Innovation Award for Safety

NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that its Alarm Lock Trilogy® Series Wireless Access Control Locks have been recognized by facility maintenance decision-makers as the award-winning locking product for the Maintenance Innovation Award in Safety.

Motorola Solutions Acquires Rave Mobile Safety, a Leader in Mass Notification and Incident Management

Motorola Solutions has announced it has acquired Rave Mobile Safety, a leader in mass notification and incident management that helps organizations and public safety agencies communicate and collaborate during emergencies. T

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

3 Security Trends Every CISO Needs to Know in 2023

Cybersecurity has dominated the headlines in recent years as cyber attacks have risen at an increasingly alarming rate. In fact, global attacks increased by 28% in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

DITEK Partners with SecurityCEU.com to Launch DITEK University

DITEK is proud to announce the launch of their digital training platform, DITEK University, in partnership with SecurityCEU.com and the CMOOR Group.

Hakimo AI Solution Completes Test and Evaluation by Safe Skies

Hakimo, a technology company dedicated to modernizing physical security through its artificial intelligence (AI) software, today announced that its AI solution has completed operational test and evaluation by National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc. (Safe Skies) at San Diego International Airport.

Snap One Looks to the Future Ahead of 41st Local Partner Store Opening

Snap One today announced the launch its 40th Local Partner Store as part of an aggressive schedule of eight grand openings between September 2022 and March 2023.

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  • Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today Launches 2023 Government Security Awards

    Security Today is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Government Security Awards. The Govies honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. For this year’s awards program, participants can choose from 38 different categories to enter their product(s) into. Read Now

  • Back to the Basics

    Back to the Basics

    Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection. Read Now

  • The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape. Read Now

  • TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints. Read Now

New Products

  • Gallagher Cloud-based Security Solution

    Gallagher Cloud-based Security Solution

    Designed to simplify security operations, Gallagher security for SMB provides business owners with the freedom to manage their security from anywhere, with an easy-to-use mobile app. 3

  • ABLOY IP54-rated Integrated Dust Cover

    ABLOY IP54-rated Integrated Dust Cover

    One of the things that keep security managers on high alert is the real possibility the security locks used to safeguard their properties may unexpectedly fail due to environmental conditions. 3

  • LenelS2 BlueDiamond™ mobile app

    enelS2 has introduced its Indoor Location subscription-based service for businesses and other organizations using LenelS2’s BlueDiamond™ mobile app version 2.1.8 for smartphones. 3