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Nedap’s AEOS physical access control awarded CAPSS accreditation

Nedap, a global pioneer in physical security solutions announces that their physical access control system, AEOS, has been awarded CAPSS accreditation. AEOS is one of only three physical access control systems with CAPSS accreditation, certified by the UK’s National Protective Security Authority (NPSA). Cybersecurity assurance In addition, AEOS is one of only two physical access control systems entered into the Catalogue of Security Equipment’s (CSE) CAPSS and AACS categories. Th...

Gallagher Security flexes Federal Government capabilities with second Platinum ASTORS win for HSPD-12/FIPS 201 compliance

Global security manufacturer, Gallagher Security, has defended Command Centre’s title as Best Integrated System for HSPD-12/FIPS 201 Compliance with a Platinum award at the 2023 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards. This is Gallagher’s 7th overall ASTORS win and the second year in a row that the Command Centre has been recognised in the HSPD-12/FIPS 201 Compliance category.   Adaptable and streamlined solution “Federal compliance mandates change rapidly in response...

Cequence is a proud participant in the Microsoft Security Copilot Partner Private Preview

Cequence Security announced its participation in the Microsoft Security Copilot Partner Private Preview. Cequence was selected based on their proven experience with Microsoft Security technologies, willingness to explore and provide feedback on cutting-edge functionality, and close relationship with Microsoft. Advancing AI innovation “In the context of security, AI’s impact is likely to be profound, tilting the scales in favour of defenders and empowering organisations to defend at...

Genetec shares guidance for retailers on protecting against organised retail crime this holiday season

The U.S. National Retail Foundation (NRF) reports that its members have once again cited organised retail crime (ORC) as one of the biggest threats to their business. Genetec Inc., a pioneering technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, shared guidance with retailers on protecting their customers, staff, and business as they head into the holiday shopping season. According to NRF’s 2023 National Retail Security Survey, 67%...

Matrix showcases cutting-edge products at Partner Connect in Nigeria on 21st November 2023

With a three-decade legacy, Matrix stands as a globally acclaimed presence in the realms of Telecom and Security. Serving organisations across the spectrum of sizes, Matrix has become synonymous with excellence by providing holistic solutions spanning Telecom, Video Surveillance, Access Control, and Time-Attendance. Tailored to meet the diverse communication and security needs of enterprises, Matrix continues to be a stalwart in delivering comprehensive and cutting-edge enterprise-grade solutio...

TMA presents 2023 Mel Mahler award to Mark McCall, Immix Protect

The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) President Morgan Hertel honoured one of TMA’s volunteer members with the Mel Mahler Award, formerly known as the President’s Award on Monday, November 6th during its General Business Meeting at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Maui, HI.  The Mel Mahler Award is presented at the discretion of the TMA president in recognition of outstanding contributions within his/her tenure. The 2023 Mel Mahler Award recipient is Mark McCall, Immix. ANSI/TMA-...

New season of ASSA ABLOY’s security perspectives podcast takes a deeper dive into industry trends & adoptions

ASSA ABLOY, the global pioneer in access solutions, announces the return of their Security Perspectives Podcast for Season 2. Hosted by Jeremy Saline, Senior Director of Business Development, each episode features discussions with industry experts to shed light on the latest trends, cutting-edge technologies, and pertinent topics reshaping the security landscape. Season 2 includes a compelling series of interviews with security pioneers who share their vision for the future, insights on creatin...

Motorola Solutions sharpens focus on safety and security

Motorola Solutions will proudly ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, celebrating its continued, purposeful transformation centred on safety and security. The company is announcing its new brand narrative, ‘Solving for safer,’ which highlights its sharpened focus on solving for safer communities, safer schools and safer businesses. Author's quote “From our storied history, today we bridge to an even stronger future. Everyone is entitled to feel safe in their c...

Everon announces executive leadership team

Everon, also known as ADT Commercial, a pioneering security integrator and premier provider of commercial security, fire and life safety in the U.S., announced its executive leadership team since the recent completion of its acquisition by GTCR. Everon draws on an outstanding legacy of service excellence that is strengthened by over a decade of industry expertise, with many leaders having spent the majority of their careers in the industry. The organisation’s executive leadership tea...

Altronix connects users with expanded portfolio of solutions at ISC East 2023

Altronix, the pioneer in power and data transmission for the professional security industry is showcasing a wide range of new solutions to ensure a safer, more efficient security system here at ISC East in booth #913. New products further demonstrate the dependability and effectiveness of Altronix products for a wide range of applications including extended-range surveillance, fire and emergency communications power, access and power integration, remote network power management, and other missi...

Quanergy announces strategic partnership with Bosch, unveils joint solution at ISC East 2023

Quanergy Solutions, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR security solutions, is unveiling a new, joint solution in partnership with Bosch Security and Safety Systems at the ISC East booth #845. This seamlessly integrated solution stands uniquely poised to tackle intricate security challenges faced by critical infrastructure environments, including utilities, data centres, and airports, through the strategic combination of Quanergy’s Q-Track™ 3D LiDAR solution and Bosch Video Systems. Advan...

Morse Watchmans features new EKG Kit alongside key control and asset management solutions at ISC East 2023

Morse Watchmans, the industry pioneer in key control and asset management systems, is showcasing and exhibiting a wide array of its key control and management solutions at ISC East 2023, November 15-16, 2023, at the Javits Centre in New York City. Most notably, Morse Watchman’s new, game-changing Emergency Key Grab (EKG) Kit will be on display alongside the company’s comprehensive portfolio of key control and asset management solutions at booth #327. One-on-one consultative service...

Barrier1 displays expansive range of crash-rated vehicle barrier systems at ISC East 2023

Barrier1 Systems, the industry pioneer in perimeter-hardening physical security barriers, is exhibiting a variety of crash-rated vehicle barrier systems at ISC East 2023, at the Javits Center in New York City. Most notably, Barrier1 is demonstrating a selection of high-security bollards, drop arm solutions, and folding gates on the show floor, serving as a testament to its expansive range of perimeter security solutions. Security barriers “Security barriers are no longer perceived as so...

ODSecurity exhibiting their total contraband detection capability at Milipol Paris

Currently, ODSecurity is at Milipol PARIS exhibiting their total contraband detection capability including Soter RS full body scanner, THEIA automatic threat recognition software, and Central Database. OD in Hall 4–Stand A023, Milipol, Paris, 14–17 November 2023. RS full body scanner Soter RS full body scanner, combines ultra-low radiation with maximum visibility, making it extraordinarily safe and efficient. The Soter can literally find anything that is either concealed inside or...

Sielox launches AnyWare 2.2 browser based access control at ISC East 2023

Sielox, an established industry pioneer in layered access control solutions, is unveiling the latest upgrades to its AnyWare browser-based access control monitoring and event management solution at that year’s ISC East. Designed with the intent of providing an access control solution that’s ideal for a multitude of vertical applications, AnyWare 2.2 delivers greater door capacity and security, regional I/O capacity, and enhanced reporting functions for improved operational efficienc...

Dortronics demonstrates ‘What You Want, When You Want It’ tagline at ISC East 2023

Dortronics Systems Inc., an industry pioneer in off-the-shelf and customised door control solutions, is featuring a wide array of its tailor-made door and access control products here at ISC East 2023. Custom touchless switches, annunciator panels, and specialty plate sizes will be on display alongside a suite of additional ready-made products at booth #619. Author's quote We continue to provide speedy delivery of customised solutions all at highly competitive prices “Our flexible manu...

AMG introduces world’s smallest, full-featured 90W PoE industrial gigabit media converter

AMG Systems of the United Kingdom and USA introduced the AMG260M industrially hardened, ultra-compact fibre optic Gigabit Ethernet media converter. Available as both non-PoE models as well as PoE models with IEEE802.3at 30W or IEEE802.3bt 60/90W PoE or PoE-powered models. The AMG260M PoE PSE models are suitable for powering the latest high-power requirement PoE IP devices in difficult applications requiring equipment to be industrially hardened and immune from temperature, shock, and vibration....

ProdataKey launches version 2.0 of its ​award-winning, mobile-first PDK.io software

ProdataKey (PDK), manufacturer of the major cloud access control platform built for mobile introduces PDK.io 2.0 which expands features, functionality, and scalability to support enterprise installations managed across multiple buildings and sites. PDK.io 2.0 features With version 2.0, doors connected to disparate PDK Cloud Nodes can be managed as a single customer system and credential holders can reside in a single database and be distributed across one or many locations. PDK.io 2.0 feature...

Connect ONE adds new visitor management features and capabilities

Connect ONE® takes the complexity out of managing visitors to the premises with registration and preregistration features that collect data on access around the facility, track the whereabouts of visitors, and assess the health and safety of individuals before they enter. Dealers and their customers have more data and details on visitors, adding new tangible value to access control in a unified platform.   Visitor management Keeping paper logs for visitor management doesn’...

Siemens and ServiceNow enable cloud-based management of OT assets

The technology company Siemens and ServiceNow, a pioneering company specialising in digital workflows, will work more closely together in the future. Siemens’ cloud-based software service makes all OT devices on the shop floor completely transparent and connects them with the market-proven NowPlatform from ServiceNow. Industrial asset management This Software-as-a-Service solution from Siemens enables the recognition, identification, and management of all OT devices to simplify and autom...

Security and access management specialist wins prestigious national award

A Worcester-based security and access management specialist has been named as one of the UK’s best companies to work for, gaining a prestigious national award. The Key Safe Company has been accredited as 'Very Good' in The UK’s Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for in 2023–a nationally recognised and respected scheme run by Best Companies, which celebrates a company’s commitment to employee engagement in the workplace. Key Safe Company Entering for the first time, i...

IDEMIA and HTX sign landmark strategic innovations and research partnership to accelerate the development of advanced biometrics solutions

IDEMIA, the globally renowned company in identity technologies, and HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency), the science and tech arm of the Ministry of Home Affairs, in Singapore, announced that they have signed a master agreement under a Strategic Partnership for Innovation (SPI) to collaborate on research and development in biometrics and forensics technologies. The partnership will accelerate the development of cutting-edge solutions to ensure the safety and security of Singapore citi...

Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) collaborates with Kuwait Digital Transformation Conference for its second edition

Focused on adopting smart digital technologies to innovate services, drive the economy, and improve quality of life, this landmark event aims to accelerate Kuwait's journey towards digitisation, aligning with the visionary goals outlined in Kuwait's Vision 2035. Digital transformation Following the resounding success of its inaugural edition, the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) is proud to announce its renewed collaboration with the Kuwait Digital Transformation Conference for...

Acre Security unifies global security solutions at Intersec 2024

Acre Security, a global provider of security solutions, is proud to announce its participation in Intersec 2024, taking place on 16 – 18 January 2024, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Over the past seven months, Acre Security has unified its operations into a single, cohesive global business. This transformation underscores its commitment to providing streamlined and efficient experiences for clients worldwide. Unified network of solutions Acre Secu...

MSA Security hosts webinar addressing security threat protection

MSA Security, an Allied Universal® company and the world's largest provider of canine detection teams, will host an educational webinar titled, High Consequence Threat Protection on November 15, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET.  Attendees will gain insights into the current threat landscape, a comprehensive evaluation of all known and unknown cyber and physical risks that can impact an organisation and essential protection strategies to safeguard organisations against terrorism and h...

Verkada's security ecosystem expands with AC12 controller, live face blur tech, and more

Verkada was founded in 2016 to modernise enterprise-grade video security, but currently, it does much more than video security alone. Verkada’s security ecosystem is designed to make the job of protecting people and property as easy and effective as possible. To them, protection covers everything from badging into work to monitoring the air people breathe while they're there. Latest features and updates As Verkada makes progress toward delivering the operating system of the modern comme...

Gallagher appoints Director and Senior Systems Engineer to newly created Federal Government Programme intent on paving the way into a new cyber frontier

Award-winning security pioneer, Gallagher, reaffirms its commitment to U.S. government bodies by appointing Jeff Fields as Director and Paul Haake as Senior Systems Engineer of its newly formed Federal Government Programme. Combined, Fields and Haake bring 65 years of experience–many directly in the federal landscape-to the Gallagher team and are “brimming with excitement,” as Haake puts it, to launch the new programme. Fields and Haake envision Gallagher’s Federal Gover...

MOBOTIX and Kepler launch intelligent sensor that relieves staff in hospitals and care facilities

With NurseAssist, MOBOTIX AG and Kepler Vision Technologies are launching their first joint solution for the elderly, hospital, and care facilities. Kepler's software, which is embedded in the MOBOTIX c71 Hemispheric Indoor Camera, accurately detects people falling, as well as leaving the bed. It can significantly reduce false alarms compared to other automatic systems. As a result, the solution leads to significantly improved care for the elderly, the sick, and those in need of nursing care, wh...

SALTO launches BLUEntrance Space visitor ID management system

SALTO Systems has launched BLUEntrance Space–a fast, seamless, all-in-one Visitor ID and Access Management solution designed to automate operations and digitalise the visitor lobby experience. BLUEntrance Space combines visitor identification and access control in a single, powerful platform, providing a host of features that enhance security and streamline the guest journey. This advanced software solution offers digital pre-registration, contactless check-in and check-out capabilities,...

The Connectivity Standards Alliance announces Aliro, a new effort to make mobile devices & wearables central to a digital access future

The Connectivity Standards Alliance, an international community of more than 675 technology companies committed to open standards for the Internet of Things, is proud to unveil Aliro, a new effort aimed at transforming how users unlock doors or other entry points using their mobile device or wearable. Adoption of new technology The Alliance and its members, in pursuit of their mission to promote universal open standards, are creating a new communication protocol with a common credential t...