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From Intelligence and Data to Dollars: Monetizing the Internet of Security Things

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From Intelligence and Data to Dollars

The largest device market in the world will no longer be smartphones, according to Gartner’s November 2015 study. In fact, by 2020, 28.1 billion devices, will offer connectivity and data, from smartphones and vehicles to embedded microcomputers and security devices according to an IDC forecast. This is the Internet of Things.

Alternative Fire Alarm Reporting Communications Solutions for New & Old Systems:  Offer Monthly Savings & Meet New NFPA 72 Code

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Under the latest 2016 edition requirements for Fire System Monitoring has changed drastically. The three options to keep current for fire system monitoring are two telephone lines requiring special, site specific AHJ approval; a single phone line plus another independent form of communications, or a Sole Path Fire Communicator or Equivalent.

Shooting Spree at German Shopping Center

Shooting Spree at German Shopping Center

German news sources reporting 1 dead and several injured as the result of a shooting spree.

Heavy Security Expected at the Democratic National Convention

Heavy Security Expected at the Democratic National Convention

Between 35,000 and 50,000 protesters are expected to show up in Philadelphia for the DNC.

Is Your VMS as Smart as Your Phone?

Is Your VMS as Smart as Your Phone?

A recent study found that almost all of the network software vulnerabilities detected in the last year could have been prevented by software fixes and patches that were readily available before a breach occurred.

Cleveland Police See Minimal Problems as Convention Sees Last Day

Cleveland Police See Minimal Problems as Convention Sees Last Day

Cleveland Police show planning and dedication can lead to security during a massive event.

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

Wright State University stated they would not host the first presidential debate of the general election.

Body Cam Footage: Pokémon Go Player Collides with Police Car

Body Cam Footage: Pokémon Go Player Collides with Police Car

Baltimore Police Department released video of a car colliding with a parked police car while the driver was playing Pokémon Go.



Ax-Wielding Teen Wounds Several on German Train

Ax-Wielding Teen Wounds Several on German Train

Authorities say some were critically injured when a teenage man attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria.

3 Baton Rouge Officers Dead in Ambush

Police Officers Intentionally Targeted in Baton Rouge Ambush

Three Baton Rouge officers were killed in the line of duty on Sunday, July 17.

Cleveland Police Union Asks for Suspension of Open Carry

Cleveland Police Union Asks for Suspension of Open Carry

Due to the amount of gun violence in the country before the beginning of the Republican National Convention, police are asking for tighter restrictions on open carry firearms.

ESCC Provides Design and Consulting Services For New Cornell Tech Residential Building in NYC

NYC-based security and communications firm helps secure the largest residential building in the world designed to meet Passive House standards.

84 Dead in Nice, France Attack

84 Dead in Nice, France Attack

84 are dead and at least 100 more were injured when a truck plowed through Bastille Day crowds after a firework show in Nice, France.

Cleveland Students Fear for Safety during Republican National Convention

Cleveland Students Fear for Safety during Republican National Convention

Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University has closed for the duration of the RNC as students voice concerns over safety.

Texas Universities Rush to Finalize Campus Carry Policies

Texas Universities Rush to Finalize Campus Carry Policies

On August 1, 2016 S.B. 11, otherwise known as the campus carry law, will go into effect.

The Pros and Cons of Covert and Overt Armor for Security Personnel

The Pros and Cons of Covert and Overt Armor for Security Personnel

What are the different kinds of protective gear security officials can choose from? For starters, there is covert and overt armor.

Houston Leverages IDIS Video Surveillance Technology and Edge360 Inovation to Ensure Public Safety

Houston’s deployment of Edge360 and powerful IDIS mobile video surveillance solutions helped maximize security and safety during popular community festival.

Michigan Shooting: Inmate kills Two Bailiffs

Michigan Shooting: Inmate kills Two Bailiffs

Inmate killed after fatally shooting two bailiffs in a Michigan courthouse.

5 Police Officers Killed in Dallas Sniper Attack

Update: Dallas Gunman Planned for Larger Targets

Seven other officers were injured in an attack that marks the deadliest incident for law enforcement since September 11, 2001.

TSA Testing New Idea to Speed up Airport Security

TSA Testing New Idea to Speed up Airport Security

TSA plans to use computed-tomography to inspect carry-on bags.

European Commission Approves New Cybersecurity Investment

European Commission Approves New Cybersecurity Investment

The European Commission approves a €1.8 billion investment for cybersecurity.

Pokémon Go App Putting Android Phones at Risk

Pokémon Go App Putting Android Phones at Risk

The popular game is making Android phones vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

Arteco Appoints Western Regional Sales Manager

Arteco announced today the appointment of Nate Buchanan to the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for the United States.

Detroit Police Arrest Four for Social Media Threats

Detroit Police Arrest Four for Social Media Threats

Four men threatened on Facebook to kill police officers.

Arecont Vision Announces Retirement of Carole Dougan, Vice President North American Sales

Carole was named Woman of the Year in 2012 in recognition of her contributions.

Rio Police: We Cannot Protect Tourists

Rio Police: We Cannot Protect Tourists

Rio police say they won’t be able to protect tourists as they are protesting over pay and conditions.

Monitronics Taps ADT Human Resources Partner as Chief People Officer

Harris brings more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources to the company, including more than 25 years at leading national retailer, JCPenney.

Europe Reveals Ultra-Secure Banknote

Europe Reveals Ultra-Secure Banknote

Europe unveiled its new ultra-secure €50 banknote.

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, federal background checks for gun purchases increased in June.

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