Subscribe to General News

General News

Video and analytics moving further toward the perimeter

Intelligent devices and video surveillance are becoming important components of outer perimeter security
 - 
12/13/2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—The growing trend of deploying video surveillance and analytics devices for perimeter security is showing no signs of abating. The market is poised to reach $160 million by 2017, up from $90 million in 2013, according to a report from IHS Research.

TSA sued over guarding airport exits

 - 
12/06/2013

WASHINGTON—Several national airports have sued the Transportation Security Administration over its directive that would turn exit security over to airport officials at the start of the year, news reports say.

State of the Industry: Looking ahead

School security looms large for 2014
 - 
12/06/2013

IRVING, Texas—The past year on Capitol Hill will be remembered for legislative inaction and partisan rifts so deep they culminated in a 16-day government shutdown.

State of the Industry: Looking ahead

School security looms large for 2014
 - 
12/06/2013

IRVING, Texas—The past year on Capitol Hill will be remembered for legislative inaction and partisan rifts so deep they culminated in a 16-day government shutdown.

Ferry theft prompts security review

 - 
12/04/2013

SEATTLE—Clipper Vacations officials are taking a closer look at security after one of their $8 million ferries was stolen from its mooring in what the company’s CEO calls “a hell of a wake-up call.”

Growth prospects positive for IR spinoff Allegion

As a stand-alone entity, Allegion will have free cash flow of $150 to $200m solely for security
 - 
12/03/2013

DUBLIN, Ireland—Ingersoll Rand spinoff company, Allegion, is now an independent, pure-play security company, “a $2 billion start-up” with potential for continued growth in North America and big growth outside of North America, according to Allegion executives Dave Petrat

Security trumps tailgating at Super Bowl

 - 
12/02/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—Festivities at this year’s Super Bowl could be fairly sedate if amped-up security for the big game bans tailgating at MetLife Stadium, which will be under so-called lockdown in the week leading up to the game.

Universal Protection Security Systems acquires, expanding its capabilities

 - 
12/02/2013

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Universal Protection Security Systems has announced the acquisition of video security services provider THRIVE Intelligence—allowing Universal Protection Security Systems to expand its surveillance offerings.

SIA: DHS acquisitions process needs more ‘predictability’

CEO optimistic legislation will ‘pass the House in some form’
 - 
11/25/2013

WASHINGTON—The Security Industry Association has drafted a bill that would provide security integrators who contract with the Department of Homeland Security a more comprehensive and long-term picture of what DHS agencies need, said Don Erick

Companies team up for more video verified options for end users

Telguard, Videoverified form original equipment manufacturer partnership
 - 
11/25/2013

NEW YORK—Telguard and Videofied have formed an original equipment manufacturer partnership that the companies hope will accelerate the adoption of video verified alarms. The companies announced the partnership on Nov.

Pages