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Qognify Appoints New Director of Channel Sales & National Accounts for the Americas

Qognify has announced the appointment of Jeff Swaim, as director of channel sales & national accounts, Americas.

EyeQ Monitoring Appears on the Inc. 5000 Growing Companies

Ranking No. 1,639 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 262 Percent

Senstar Completes Perimeter Intrusion Detection Integration

Senstar is pleased to announce its systems are now successfully integrated with Genetec’s Security Center via Senstar’s Network Manager software.

Wheeler Appointed as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego

Allied Universal®, has announced the appointment of Robert J. Wheeler, vice president – Aviation/Maritime Operations for Allied Universal’s National Government Services as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego.

OnSolve Acquires, an AI-driven Intelligence Platform for Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness and Enhanced Incident Management Capabilities Complete Transformation to Critical Event Management Provider

Genetec Slaps Patent Trolls

Genetec Slaps Patent Trolls

Favorable conclusion reached in patent infringement case; company takes occasion of litigant’s settlement payment to make public its firm stance against nuisance lawsuits from non-practicing entities

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian is reporting that dozens of passengers have been banned from flying with the airline for refusal to comply with the airline industry’s mask policy.

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Turning the Tide Back to Security

I’m not trying to minimize the worries of that pandemic thing, also known as COVID-19, but there are some interesting things happening the security world, including who is exploring use of new solutions, helping others in need and what’s happening to our trade shows. Here’s a look.



Supporting Security Services

Demonstrations, celebrations, festivals, and major sporting events - any large gathering of people - presents police and security services with a range of issues relating to public safety.

Social Distancing will be Prominent When Sporting Complexes Reopen

While hard timelines remain estimations and could change with a new spike in COVID cases, organizations are planning for the time when they can reopen their gates.

Combating Security Risks

Cloud security is an increasing concern as more organizations transition to use public cloud providers in either a hybrid or cloud-native model.

Securing A Hospital Campus

Security a hospital campus is very different from protecting a typical commercial building.

On the Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge

Video analytics (VA) continue to evolve in sophistication and are fast becoming standard in video surveillance devices and solutions.

An Indispensable Role

An Indispensable Role

Today, there is significant increase in the number of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers that are being built or remodeled across the country, in part due to the rise in demand for healthcare from an aging population and more access to health insurance.

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Making a Difference

Alerting a campus about an emergency poses a number of challenges that can be difficult to anticipate and manage during an emergency.

A Larger Security Puzzle

A Larger Security Puzzle

Ask any analyst what data is coming into or out of your data center and they’ll quickly pull up a dashboard showing packets flooding across their network.

Backbone Support

Backbone Support

Our nation’s critical infrastructure serves as the backbone supporting activities at manufacturing plants to elementary schools.

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

Guard Services: The Logistics of Event Security

On so many levels, 9/11 drastically altered the event security landscape.

Precise Analysis

In the war on illicit drug trafficking today, a law enforcement professional’s greatest allies are speed and accuracy.

An Entertainment District

An Entertainment District

Remember classic stadiums like Wrigley Field, Chicago’s old baseball park, or Forbes Field, the old baseball and football park in Pittsburgh?

Cozaint Corp Launches Industry’s First VMS Platform With Long-Term Video Retention

Cozaint Corp. announced the launch of askALICE, the industry’s most economical video surveillance management hardware and software system delivering extreme long-term retention.

The Millennial Mindset

The Millennial Mindset

In a world that relies heavily on technology, it’s no surprise that tech-savvy millennials are driving the adoption of innovation, both at work and where they live. Millennials are seeking environments that can satisfy their fast-paced routines.

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Professional sports in general is having a rough go of it in 2020. For that matter, so are college athletes and when you get right down to it, most Americans and the worldwide population is struggling with COVID-19.

Johnson Controls Acquires Qolsys

Johnson Controls continues its mission to deliver smarter, safer, intelligent and more connected buildings by deploying emerging technologies such as embedded IP, artificial intelligence and machine learning through best-in-class solutions and partnerships.

Agentless Authentication Provider Silverfort Secures $30 Million

Silverfort, provider of the industry’s first agentless, proxyless authentication platform, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a series B investment round.

Port Strengthening Security Through Federal Grant

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) was awarded $1,158,589 in the most recent round of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program.

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Just 15 months ago, Transom Capital Group bought the beleaguered Pelco security group from Schneider Electric. While the financials were not disclosed, they were quick to turn the business around and sell to Motorola.

Monitoring Association Releases Revised ANSI-accredited Standard TMA CS-V-01-2020

In its on-going effort to reduce the occurrence and impact of false dispatches, The Monitoring Association (TMA) has released the latest revision of its ANSI-accredited standard

Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

Google Claims 6.6% Interest in ADT

This morning, Google announced it will be investing $450 million in ADT, and work with the Florida-headquartered firm’s 20,000 technicians to sell and install the search giant’s Nest family of smart home products.

How Mobile and Internet Service Providers are Protecting Subscribers from Cyber Attacks

Millions of people all over the world are under stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19, and many more people are now working in their personal space, often on their personal computers and phones.

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