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Pyronix announces smart home products and adds new features to its HomeControl2.0 app

Pyronix announces new smart home products and adds new features to its HomeControl2.0 app, as the company continues to innovate within the intruder alarm and smart home markets. The highly advanced and simple-to-use smart device app, HomeControl2.0, makes managing and controlling security systems faster and more efficient. “We’ve been working hard to develop a number of new products and features for HomeControl2.0 that offer our installers innovative solutions for boosting growth an...

i-PRO launches NU-Series NVRs which offers a simple to install all-in-one recording solution

i-PRO Co., Ltd., a pioneer in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, announces its new NU-Series network video recorders (NVR), NDAA compliant with intel CPU. The new models are the successors to the NX100 and NX200 models, and are available in 4, 8, and 16 channel configurations with in-built PoE(+) power and a slim form factor for easy installation. With a focus on creating a plug and play as well as easy recording for smaller businesses, the NU-NVRs work with i-P...

EMVCo issues milestone 100th security evaluation certificate for software-based mobile payment solutions

Global technical body EMVCo has issued its 100th Security Evaluation Certificate for Software-Based Mobile Payments (SBMP) solutions. This milestone reflects significant industry uptake from device manufacturers and product vendors to demonstrate the security of their solutions through a globally recognised programme, promoting trust and confidence across the payments ecosystem and simplifying the deployment of safe and secure mobile wallet solutions. Different security components The continu...

Absolute Software enhances resilient zero-trust capabilities

Absolute Software, a provider of self-healing intelligent security solutions, has enhanced its resilient Zero Trust product capabilities with public API expansion, Absolute Connector for ServiceNow, and an expanded application resilience catalogue. The innovations are aimed at empowering users and customers with deeper visibility and intelligence, expanded software integrations, and a refreshed user experience through updates to Absolute Secure Endpoint and Absolute Secure Access. Absolute ZTN...

Genetec releases 2022 state of physical security report

Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, shared the results of its 2022 State Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organisations are putting in place to effectively navigate the realities of a changing landscape. Physical Security report...

Cequence Security strengthens executive team with the appointment of new CFO to drive business growth and expansion

Cequence Security, a renowned provider of Unified Application Program Interface (API) Protection, shared details of its record growth during the first half of FY22 and the appointment of Wei Wang as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cequence Security’s unique approach to uncovering and preventing API threats that can lead to fraud and data loss has resulted in the company protecting $1.3 trillion in assets among Fortune 500 companies and more than two billion user accounts worldwide. D...

PlainID and Dremio provide clients with a central access management platform covering applications

PlainID, The Authorisation Company™, the provider of authorisation and policy-based access control, announces a strategic partnership with Dremio, the easy and open data lakehouse company. This partnership enables Dremio clients to leverage PlainID's central access control platform to manage and control access to data via Dremio, allowing for advanced access controls as part of their overall data security strategy. Simplifying data architectures The Dremio open data lakehouse delivers a...

Arcules cloud video service will soon be available on Google Cloud Marketplace

Arcules, a provider of secure, scalable multi-site video management solutions-as-a-service, announces that the Arcules cloud video service will soon be available on Google Cloud Marketplace. Google Cloud Marketplace provides IT and security pioneers with access to an ecosystem of software-as-a-service, APIs, content management systems, web service solutions, and more, optimised for use with Google Cloud. Video surveillance services By making its cloud service on Google Cloud Marketplace, Arcu...

Knightscope projects tripling annualised revenue

Knightscope, Inc., a developer of autonomous security robots announces its anticipated revenue growth for the next twelve months and will be broadcasting the first video episode in a series titled “Rise of the Robots” across its social media platforms. Knightscope investors frequently inquire to obtain financial and statistical data on the Company’s progress. “Rise of the Robots” was created to share important Company updates with its investors and tens of tho...

Blackline Safety sets the standard with the first BS8484:2022 certified gas detector

G7c personal wearable by Blackline Safety is the world’s first connected gas detector and lone worker safety monitor certified to the newly-upgraded BS 8484:2022, the standard that underpins the UK’s lone worker safety leadership. Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. Employers have a legal obligation to manage any health and safety risks before their employees can work alone. Potentially harmful events In addition to the almost 700,000...

Checkpoint Systems puts innovation under the spotlight at Euroshop 2023

Retail technology specialist - Checkpoint Systems is set to showcase its RF and RFID solutions at Euroshop 2023 taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany from Feb 26-March 2, 2023. Euroshop is one of the world’s No.1 trade fairs bringing together businesses and people from across the global retail industry to explore cutting-edge innovation and creativity. Checkpoint Systems will replicate retail store environments, including apparel and grocery among others, to create live technology demonstra...

ASSA ABLOY to host a webinar on how BIM and specification support makes life easier for architects and building managers

Facilities and security managers, architects, building managers, and many others can benefit from the time-saving support provided by a BIM and specification partnership. A webcast on December 8th introduces the process for a non-specialist audience — and explains how partnership frees up time and reduces project costs. “No prior expertise is needed,” says Marc Ameryckx, BIM Development Manager at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions EMEIA. “That is the main message of our next...

Camden’s SureWave CM-336 Series and CM-333 Series can now be surface mounted utilising Camden’s new CM-23DSER narrow surface box

Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that SureWave™ CM-336 Series (battery-powered wireless switches) and CM-333 Series (battery-powered relay output touchless switches) can now be surface mounted utilising Camden’s new CM-23DSER narrow surface box. This mounting box features a two-piece flame and impact-resistant ABS construction. Surface mounting boxes Extra deep narrow surface mounting boxes can be purchased separately or as part of Camden’s SureWave™ CM-336...

Matrix COSEC ATOM RD200 with intuitive user experience

Made using cutting-edge technology, Matrix COSEC ATOM RD200 satisfies all the access control requirements present across the markets. Maintaining an equilibrium between utility and aesthetics, COSEC ATOM RD200 complements corporate workspaces’ performance, securing them with world-class access control. With an easy-to-use methodology and clean fixing with minimalistic wiring, COSEC ATOM RD200 provides an intuitive user experience. Ultrafast fingerprint identification With top-notch hard...

Emergency24 appoints Tom McNeil as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Emergency24, a pioneer in the alarm monitoring and security industry since 1967, announces it has hired Tom McNeil as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Tom brings more than 20 years of experience and knowledge of the monitoring sector to Emergency24. With his depth and breadth of experience in various sales leadership roles with multiple central stations, Tom’s proven track record in sales and marketing and personal approach to helping alarm companies is anticipated to elevat...

Sentry Enterprises announces the world’s first Security Lab certified biometric cold storage crypto wallet

Sentry Enterprises, an identity transformation player across the physical and digital worlds, announces its expansion into the cryptocurrency market with the launch of Sentinel Wallet LLC. Sentinel Wallet LLC has created the Sentinel Cold Storage Crypto Wallet – the world’s first biometric wallet to complete an end-to-end security audit by a credentialed security lab to achieve the Common Criteria EAL5+ software certification on a certified EAL6+ silicon. It’s widely known th...

ZKTeco UK announces a distribution partnership with Vision Security Distribution

ZKTeco UK Limited, the Midlands-based subsidiary of global security solutions manufacturer, ZKTeco, announces an exciting new distribution partnership with Vision Security Distribution for its state-of-the-art Access and Entrance Control solutions. The new distribution agreement signifies a great step forward for the ZKTeco brand as it starts to introduce its wider product portfolio to the UK market and contribute to the continued growth of the business globally. Technical support professional...

BlueFort survey reveals UK CISOs are prioritising digital transformation and cloud migration

BlueFort Security, the UK’s provider of cybersecurity solutions, announces the results of its 2022 CISO survey, which revealed that while CISOs are still experiencing challenges around visibility, intelligence and control, nearly half (47%) are proactively focused on digital transformation and cloud migration. BlueFort Security surveyed 600 CISOs from a variety of UK organisations and found most have moved beyond the challenges of widespread shift to remote working - which resulted in sev...

Duke Royalty Limited signs new Royalty Agreement with New Path Fire and Security Limited

Duke Royalty, a provider of alternative capital solutions to a diversified range of profitable and long-established businesses in Europe and North America, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a £5.0 million royalty financing agreement (the Financing) with New Path Fire and Security Limited (New Path), further diversifying Duke’s revenue base. New Path has to date executed a buy-and-build strategy of synergistic companies within the fire and security services sector in th...

The Protector Group is about to set course for significant growth, after being acquired by the Argenbright Group

IoT-enabled integrated security solutions provider The Protector Group is about to set a course for significant growth after being acquired by the Argenbright Group. It will join Amberstone Security under the Argenbright umbrella retaining its own identity and will complement Amberstone by providing security monitoring services and IoT-enabled integrated security solutions into the construction and critical national infrastructure sectors. Integrated security solutions The Protector Group was...

LastPass reacts on UK's biggest anti-fraud operation

Dan DeMichele, Vice President (VP), of Product Management for LastPass, said “The latest wave of cyberattacks is a powerful reminder of their increasing sophistication. But there has been a significant target shift – Cybercriminals aren’t just coming for governments, large-scale enterprises, and critical infrastructure, individuals and SMBs are on their radar too." He adds, "The message is clear – everyone at every level needs to be prepared. The good news is that when i...

G4S launches Digital Guard: A new AI security solution

Someone is trying to break into an ATM with a sledgehammer one day while someone else tries to install a skimmer (card reader) the next. On both occasions, a warning is given within a matter of seconds through a loudspeaker that they’ve been detected. They are told to stop their illegal activity and leave the ATM zone. AI capabilities After ignoring the instructions, a dense, harmless fog deterrent is released which pushes the intruder back towards the entrance, and a patrol and response...

Matrix introduces COSEC ARGO

Matrix COSEC ARGO is an engineering feat designed with high-performance standards that revamps various organisations’ lookout towards security concerns, including securing their assets and employees. With the peak technological intelligence of the age, this biometric door controller, with a 3.5” IPS Touchscreen LCD and a sleek look, gives a visually impacting experience. With a super upgrade from the conventional devices available in the same range in the market, Matrix COSEC ARGO i...

Sella Personal Credit partners with IDEMIA to launch its new biometric card using F.CODE Technology

Sella Personal Credit (Sella) is launching a trial of a credit card with biometric recognition that, thanks to a small chip sensor, allows people to make payments using their fingerprint. Users can ‘authorise payment transactions by simply placing their finger on their credit card, securely and quickly’. New biometric card to secure payments Each customer of Sella Personal Credit is provided with a kit containing a special device (‘sleeve’) Deploying the new card, wh...

VIVOTEK announces that it has once again been named among the top 20 by A&S magazine

VIVOTEK, the IP surveillance solution provider, announces that it has once again been named among the top 20 by A&S magazine, marking its 10th consecutive year as a global leader. This year (2022), VIVOTEK advanced one position to secure 17th place. It is also the only Taiwanese enterprise listed. With deep roots in Taiwan, VIVOTEK has catered to the world for over two decades. Its insistence on retaining its design, R&D, and manufacturing operations locally has enabled it to build incr...

SailPoint’s SVP Steve Bradford comments on the growing danger of cyber threats during Black Friday sale

Steve Bradford, Senior Vice President EMEA at SailPoint comments, “As Black Friday looms, retail brands eagerly anticipate profit boosts during their ‘Golden Quarter’, but it's not all rose-tinted shopping for online bargain hunters.” “The holidays are arriving early for cybercriminals – sales spikes and digital stampedes mean more opportunity for fraudsters to con unsuspecting consumers, through fake retailer websites, fraudulent card payment functions, and...

Oosto presents a new vision for video analytics leveraging contextual scene at the ISC East 2022

Oosto’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief AI Scientist presented a bold new vision for video analytics leveraging contextual scene understanding and semantic segmentation at this week’s ISC East, the International Security Conference & Exposition, in New York. In their presentation, Oosto laid out how the use of these new technologies can deliver real-time contextual analytics and more accurate alerts based on a more holistic understanding of a scene. Providing limited insight...

Atakama outlines their top cybersecurity predictions for 2023

The cyber game is now an entire underground economy wrapped around cyberattacks. Thanks to increased international friction and the activity of groups such as Lapsus$, cybercriminals have upped the ante on cybercrime in order to turn a profit. Atakama the pioneer in multifactor encryption outlines its top cybersecurity predictions for 2023, compiled from its CEO, Daniel H. Gallancy, and team of experts. IoT blends with shadow IT to make a security headache - With 43 billion devices connected to...

Wipro announces that it is launching a strategic cybersecurity consulting offering in Europe

Wipro Limited, a technology services and consulting company, announces that it is launching a strategic cybersecurity consulting offering in Europe. The announcement comes on the heels of a series of acquisitions in the consulting space—Edgile, Capco, and Ampion—and is part of the firm’s vision to build a global cybersecurity consulting offering to help clients stay ahead of a dynamic threat and regulatory environment. Changing regulatory environment “Escalation of cyb...

Suprema successfully concludes global partner conference with participants from 46 different countries

Suprema, a global pioneer in access control and biometrics, shared its vision and future growth strategies at the three-day ‘Suprema Global Partner Program 22’ event from November 16 to 18, 2022 at Lotte Hotel Seoul. The event marked the eleventh anniversary of the Suprema Global Partner Program. A total of 114 partners from 46 countries participated, representing companies from every continent. Suprema and its partners interacted with each other and shared insights about Suprema&rs...