Securing New Ground (SNG), Oct. 29-30, 2019, is SIA’s high-impact executive conference, designed to keep you in front of business changes and help you connect directly with other security industry leaders while absorbing the most current and forward-thinking perspectives on security.
A currently moving bill in Massachusetts (S 1385) would place a moratorium on the use of facial recognition evidence by the government in any judicial proceeding, based on the stated presumption that facial recognition technology is racially biased in its application and violates personal privacy because it subjects every person to potential criminal investigation based on their appearance.
Cobalt Robotics announced that it has received its SOC 2 certification — a widely recognized and respected industry standard set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants that proves a company adheres to a comprehensive set of trust services criteria for keeping data safe and secure.
ASIS International, the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals, announced its lineup of new game changer sessions for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, to be held Sept. 8-12 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, which offer valuable insights and information on technologies that are rapidly changing today’s paradigm for security professionals.
Kings III Emergency Communications, an emergency monitoring solutions provider, announced its strategic acquisition of ESRM Communications, a Florida-based competitor. All ESRM operations, services and customer accounts will be absorbed under the Kings III brand.
THRESHOLD visitor management systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has increased its customer-facing reach by opening two new sales offices — one in Florida, to be run by a long-time THRESHOLD account executive, and one in California, the result of a recent hiring.
IDIS America, the regional headquarters of South Korean security technology innovator, IDIS, announced Emily’s Place, as the first recipient of a comprehensive donation of company’s award-winning technology as part of its “Create a Better World” campaign. The campaign, announced at the 2019 ISC West security show in April, is designed to support and better empower community organizations, the facility’s mission of providing long-term, multi-faceted care and support for domestic abuse survivors seeking to permanently leave their lives of abuse behind. The IDIS donation was facilitated and installed with the support of the KOTRA, the Korean trade promotion agency, and security integrator Integrated Lifestyles.
Morse Watchmans announced that its KeyWatcher Touch Key Management System has once again received LenelS2 factory certification and interfaces with the LenelS2 OnGuard version 7.5 access control security system.
Four months after the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris went up in flames, investigators still don’t know how the fire started or whose fault it is that it wasn’t contained faster. But in July, the New York Times published an in-depth look at that fateful night on April 15, and every little thing that went wrong.
Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), a manufacturer of mechanical and electronic locks, announced that Palmer’s Security Solutions (PSS), headquartered in Warrenton, Va., will serve as its Authorized Global Service and Training Center.
In our August issue, we present "State of the Market: Smart Home". Check out the winners of "The 14th Annual Monitoring Center Excellence Awards" and "3 Recommendations for Making the Most of Today’s Intercoms". Also, check out the "5 Critical Factors for Video Power & Transmission Success".