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SDN and SSN ‘20 under 40’ to be honored at TechSec Solutions

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09/18/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine—The members of Security Director News’ and Security Systems News’ “20 under 40” classes of 2014 will be announced in October and honored at a special reception at TechSec Solutions, the premi

ASIS announces Accolades Award winners

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09/17/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. —ASIS International has announced its 2014 Accolades Award winners to recognize the security industry’s most innovative new products, services and solutions.

Westward ho for Mutualink

‘Urban shield,’ a massive tactical exercise in Northern California, marks provider’s move into the region
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09/15/2014

OAKLAND, Calif.—Mutualink—a provider of an interoperable communications platform that enables community-wide multimedia sharing of emergency radio, voice, text, video and data files—is expanding its reach West.

Gunfire detection for critical infrastructure

Getting first responders on site faster is key, SST says
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09/15/2014

NEWARK, Calif.—SST, a provider of gunshot detection and analysis software, can also be a resource to help security directors deal with active shooters and explosive attacks, according to SST CEO Ralph Clark.

'Net neutrality' necessary for end users' alarms

Industry takes action to ensure ISPs do not interfere with alarm data; ESA, AICC petition FCC
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09/15/2014

WASHINGTON—Concerned about fair, reliable and accurate transmission of alarm data, the ESA and the Alarm Industry Communications Committee are urging the FCC to support net neutrality.

Perimeter acces-control company acquired

TDG buys CPSG
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09/15/2014

DENVER—Controlled Product Systems Group, one of the largest wholesale distributors of perimeter access control solutions in the U.S., has a new owner, The Duchossois Group (TDG), a private investment company.

North American port security market poised to expand

Physical security applications on the rise include access control, video surveillance and analytics, screening and scanning devices
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09/12/2014

FORT WORTH, Texas—The North American physical security market for marine ports is expected to maintain consistent growth over the next five years, due in part to the perception of the government that critical infrastructure facilities are prime targets for terrorists, according to a new report from MicroMarketMonitor, a market research company based here.

Non-lethal tech gives guards confidence on job

Layered-defense system documents confrontations, uses pepper spray as last resort
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09/05/2014

DALLAS—Platinum Event Services employees are more confident on the job using a hand-held security device that can be likened to a Swiss Army knife for guards.

ASIS to honor military, law enforcement and EMTs at 2014 show

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08/25/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Active law enforcement, military and EMTs will get free admission Oct. 1 at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Atlanta. That day has been designated Law Enforcement/Military Appreciation Day.

Speco woos with IP savvy

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08/25/2014

AMITYVILLE, N.Y.—Video surveillance manufacturer Speco Technologies may be best known for its analog solutions, but it is well into IP-based technology these days.

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