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Hall Technologies Announces Dedicated Consultant Support

Hall Technologies announces a broadened strategic focus to provide specific support to the consultants, architects and design engineering firms who specify Hall products.

Vicon Hires Diego Morales as Vice President of Software Engineering

In this new role, Morales will lead the design, development, and management of Vicon’s next-generation products, while continuing to galvanize its current product line.

QuSecure Awarded Coveted SBIR Phase III Federal Government Procurement Sole-Source Contract for Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Solutions

QuSecure has announced the federal government has awarded QuSecure with the coveted Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III Federal Government procurement contract for PQC solutions

A New Fourth of July Tradition: Drone Shows

Fireworks have been an essential part of Independence Day since the very first celebration back in Philadelphia in 1777. But like other holidays moving from open flames to electric lights to celebrate, the Fourth of July isn’t immune from technological changes. Cities are increasingly turning to drone displays as an alternative to traditional fireworks, citing fears about potential wildfires, concern for veterans with PTSD, and a desire to reduce air and noise pollution.

Idesco Offers Customers Programmed Technology Cards, Streamlines Process

Idesco Corp. has announced the company has launched an easy way for customers to get high-quality proximity cards programmed. Idesco has been paving the way when it comes to ID card solutions and is helping customers stay ahead of the supply chain issues plaguing the industry.

Sentry Enterprises Announces FIDO2 Certification

Sentry Enterprises is pleased to announce that the SentryCard, a decentralized biometric platform providing absolute trust, has successfully completed FIDO2 certification.

SIA, ESA Express Support for the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are part of a community of security professionals unified by the mission of keeping people and property safe.

NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins is Testing Smart Camera Platform To Improve Experience at PPG Paints Arena

Azena recently that the Pittsburgh Penguins, a National Hockey League franchise, is testing Azena’s platform for smart cameras to explore ways to improve operational efficiencies throughout the team’s home venue, PPG Paints Arena.



(ISC)² Research Finds Employer Hiring Practices Must Evolve to Overcome the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

(ISC)² – the world's largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – recently published findings from its 2022 Cybersecurity Hiring Managers research that shed light on best practices for recruiting, hiring and onboarding entry- and junior-level cybersecurity practitioners. The research, reflecting the opinions of 1,250 cybersecurity hiring managers from the U.S., Canada, U.K. and India, highlights the need to build effective job descriptions, assign appropriate roles and responsibilities, along with the importance of non-technical skills and investing in career development

Seattle Area Jeweler Adds Concealed Weapons Tech after Armed Robbery

Athena Security has announced that Aboud Jewelry, a multi-generational Ss, has added Athena’s fast, frictionless Entryway Security Solution to detect concealed weapons.

Allied Universal Announces Three Acquisitions, Continues Strategic Growth

Allied Universal is continuing its global expansion with the acquisition of three companies located in New York, the Netherlands and Denmark.

ESA Announces the Launch of the Security Nation Podcast

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has launched the Security Nation Podcast, with its inaugural episode being released and announced at the Electronic Security Expo in Fort Worth Texas.

The Cyber Ecosystem

The world of enterprise cybersecurity is racing toward zero, and the reasons are almost too numerous to count, but we need to make sure this migration doesn’t get bogged down in ecosystem challenges.

BriefCam Names Liam Galin as Chief Executive Officer

BriefCam has announced the appointment of Liam Galin as its new CEO.

DHS Issues National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin

The Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the continued heightened threat environment across the United States. This is the sixth NTAS Bulletin issued by DHS since January 2021. It replaces the current Bulletin that was set to expire June 16.

Unlimited Technology Adds Three Industry Visionaries to Board of Directors

Unlimited Technology, a security systems integrator, has announced the addition of three industry executives to its Board of Directors: Bill Bozeman, Adam Coffey and James Rothstein

B Safe Security Acquires Action One Alarm

B Safe Security is pleased to announce that it has recently acquired Action One Alarm, a trusted provider of residential and commercial security services in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Mass Shootings Have Become a Pandemic

Mass Shootings Have Become a Pandemic

The past week of gathering news have been focused on 19 youth and two teachers who were slaughtered when an active shooter entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. And, this was just the start of a week gone horribly wrong.

Using Mobile Data

Using Mobile Data

One of the leading adaptors to mobile access control systems is the multi-family residential industry, an example being the high rise, luxury condominium that Quantuum Energy Products upgraded in downtown Sarasota, overlooking The Bay.

Building Business Resiliency

As workers return to the office, businesses must be prepared to protect their employees in any situation. From severe weather and medical emergencies to active assailants and cyberattacks, organizations must have resiliency plans in place.

Installing Smart Systems

Installing Smart Systems

Legacy entry systems will soon be obsolete as telecom companies begin to phase out the use of copper wiring. Security integrators who are serious about building their businesses should get in front of this inevitable transition to smart access control systems.

Interface Systems Announces Two $5000 Scholarships

Interface Systems has announced two scholarship programs to help provide financial support to college students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)-oriented studies and careers.

Building Your Foundational Knowledge

While levels of vulnerability to cyberattacks can vary by industry, no organization—regardless of sector or size—should consider itself safe. The increased prevalence of ransomware, which cost U.S. companies more than $20 billion in 2021, has pushed the severity of the threat landscape to new heights

How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

Your favorite bagel shop may have an amazing selection of sesame, garlic, parmesan, and blueberry bagels, friendly customer service, and that quirky vibe that you love. But it may not have the much-needed security in place to protect them and you against cybercrime.

Nice/Nortrek Control Joins With Bravas Austin & The Gary Sinise Foundation to Create Custom Smart Home for Wounded Veteran

Nice/Nortek Control announced today the completion of a project crafted to simplify life’s daily tasks and create a specially adapted smart-home for one of America’s wounded heroes through the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) Program.

Implementing Emerging Guidelines

Governments around the world are creating Internet of Things (IoT) security legislation and regulations designed to keep users safe in an increasingly connected world.

The Ying and Yang of Security

The Ying and Yang of Security

How do you bring the best-fit product, at the best price, in the best timeframe to security customers? For some security vendors, working through a value-added reseller network is the best answer.

Adding Force Multipliers

Adding Force Multipliers

There are more than 600,000 state and local law enforcement officers in the United States. Impressive, but with a U.S. population of more than 330 million–and growing–they have their work cut out for them.

Leveraging Surveillance

Leveraging Surveillance

Mitigating loss is a primary objective of retailers everywhere. Historically, this has meant taking preventive actions against shrinkage, employee theft, and Organized Retail Crime (ORC). Today, retailers are confronted with a new threat as a rise in active shooter incidents has presented new challenges.

You’re Not Alone

You’re Not Alone

Is facility security something that you’re worried about? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone. According to the 2022 Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence Report, 88% of security correspondents are experiencing a dramatic increase in physical threat activity that is anticipated to grow this year.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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