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Briton returns as GAI Education Awards Sponsor to celebrate rising stars

Briton is proud to return as a sponsor for the 2023 Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Education Awards, set to take place at one of London’s leading venues, The Brewery, on Thursday 23rd November 2023.   The 43rd GAI Education Awards will celebrate the outstanding educational achievements of architectural ironmongery professionals in the 2022/23 education program, awarding a new class of GAI Diploma holders before commending the industry’s rising talents and top per...

Scott McGinnis joins ISS as healthcare sector provider

ISS (Intelligent Security Systems), a pioneering provider of video intelligence and data awareness solutions, announced that it has hired Scott McGinnis to serve in the newly created role of Client Director–Healthcare Sector Provider. Benefits of video intelligence As AI-powered video analytics continue to evolve and proliferate, the ability to adequately convey the benefits of video intelligence solutions will require specialists with individual market expertise who can speak to how the...

Hanwha Vision achieves ISO 27001 certification: the global standard for information security

Hanwha Vision, the vision solution provider, has achieved ISO 27001 (ISO/IEC 27001) certification, the international standard for information security, further bolstering its internal security management systems (ISMS) and proving itself as a trustworthy and cyber-secure partner. ISO 27001 standard ISO 27001 is the recognised standard for information security management systems, established by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commi...

Matrix Comsec to showcase cutting-edge security and telecom solutions at IFSEC 2023 from 7th-9th December 2023

Matrix Comsec, a well-established presence in both the Security and Telecom sectors, is poised to present its high-quality solutions at South Asia’s largest security expo and conference, IFSEC 2023, taking place in New Delhi from 7th to 9th December 2023. Security and telecommunications With a rich history spanning more than thirty years, Matrix has solidified its position as a prominent supplier of all-encompassing security and communication solutions, serving organisations of various s...

Entrust and NEDAP integrate technologies to simplify credential issuance

Entrust, a global pioneer in trusted identity, payments, and data announced a technology alliance partnership with NEDAP, an access control provider, to deliver interoperability between credential issuance and ID programme management capabilities. Managing physical access for people, visitors and assets is complex and ever-evolving. Organisations seek access control programmes that can provide both credential issuance and access management capabilities but find that they need to manage multiple...

Gallagher Security - the first manufacturer to achieve latest AACS standard in the United Kingdom

Global security manufacturer - Gallagher Security remains at the forefront of the industry, announcing this week it is the first manufacturer to achieve the latest Automatic Access Control Systems (AACS) standard in the United Kingdom.  Proving their continued commitment to innovation and meeting the increasing demands of the security industry, Gallagher continues to comply with the strictest security standards to develop high-security solutions trusted by governments across the Five Eyes...

DigiCert unveils CEO predictions for digital trust in 2024

DigiCert revealed its top strategic predictions for 2024, detailing key trends in digital trust during the coming year. These predictions underscore the emerging importance of trust in content, software supply chains, and devices, the need to plan for the transition to quantum-safe cryptography and the emerging role of the Chief Digital Trust Officer in pairing trust investments with business objectives and outcomes. Author's quote “In 2024, we will see tectonic shifts in cybersecurity d...

AtlasIED hires Tom Kachnik as western region sales manager for transportation solutions

To further demonstrate its commitment to its customers, AtlasIED, an electronics manufacturer providing comprehensive audio, communications, and security solutions for commercial markets, announced the hiring of Tom Kachnik as Transportation Sales Manager for the Western United States.  Kachnik will focus on increasing the adoption of AtlasIED’s transportation solutions in the region, including the GLOBALCOM enterprise communications platform. Prior roles of Kachnik Kachnik is an a...

Edge360 fully integrates Quanergy’s advanced object tracking for superior surveillance solutions

Edge360, the company that delivers a comprehensive containerised video management solution, has enhanced its collaboration with Quanergy, ensuring the provision of crucial security and business intelligence services. With the integration of Quanergy's Q-Track and its advanced Object Stitching Mechanism, Edge360 bolsters the capabilities of its flagship Surveill VMS platform, allowing security experts to maintain continuous surveillance over potential bad actors regardless of visual obstructions...

Sopra Steria and IDEMIA win government contract to install a fingerprint management system for the French Ministries of Justice and the Interior

The government’s fingerprint database (‘FAED’), which has been running since 1990, is often pivotal in police criminal investigations and securing court convictions. Faced by constantly rising repeat criminal offender numbers since 2005, it has become imperative to upgrade the forensic police’s IT systems. FAED V3 project This project, dubbed 'FAED V3', aims to ensure at all times top system performance to definitively identify criminals. FAED V3 development is a huge...

IPVideo to introduce multi-use panic button & new team members at ISC East

IPVideo Corporation, a pioneering provider of physical security solutions, announced the company will introduce its iPanic multi-use panic button and newest team members in booth #524 at ISC East 2023 at New York City’s Javits Centre, November 15th-16th. ISC East is the pioneering event for the Northeast’s security and public safety community and showcases the latest innovations in the security industry. iPanic, a single card beacon with Bluetooth® LE 5.0 and a 30 ft. broadcasti...

The modern workplace needs electronic access control for more than just doors

Often overlooked, storage for valuables, documents, and personal items deserves the same protection as offices, labs, or accommodation.  Yet many access solutions leave these important access points poorly secured. Running two systems in parallel Intelligent electronic control often stops at the door, ignoring the critical safety needs of many forgotten openings.    One common facilities management solution is to run two systems in parallel: electronic access for doors, and me...

Logpoint enhances BCS solution with automation capabilities to simplify patching SAP systems

Logpoint is announcing the release of the Vulnerability Monitoring Analyzer, bringing new capabilities to its Business-Critical Security (BCS) solutions by enabling organisations to automate the assessment of SAP patches and ease how these are prioritised. As SAP patching is carried out manually, automating the patch review process will bolster the protection of SAP systems and help safeguard against cybercriminals looking to exploit systems lacking critical security updates. SAP software prod...

Rubrik introduces Ruby, the generative AI companion to accelerate cyber detection, recovery, and resilience

In its push to help IT and security operations professionals better respond to cyber incidents, Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, announced Rubrik Ruby™, the generative AI companion for Rubrik Security Cloud designed to speed cyber detection, cyber recovery, and cyber resilience. The company will leverage Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI, in combination with its machine learning-driven Data Threat Engine, to help discover, investigate, remediate, and report on cyber...

SAGE Integration announces the hiring of April Loftus as Purchasing Manager

SAGE Integration Holdings LLC has welcomed April Loftus to its team of security professionals as their Purchasing Manager. She has over 13 years of experience purchasing various products, including security, cables, fire alarms, audiovisual equipment, and building products. Her experience includes contract and programme negotiations, inventory control, cost management, and demand planning, among other attributes. With her wealth of knowledge, April brings valuable expertise in buying and m...

Security Industry Association appoints Kenia Caballero as Industry Affairs Manager

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Kenia Caballero to serve as its new Industry Affairs Manager. SIA appoints Kenia Caballero Caballero, who is based in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, will expand SIA’s global team and work with the association to grow its presence in Mexico; serve as the primary point of contact on behalf of SIA for key programmes and events; lead the development of SIA’s Expo Seguridad México conference programmes; oversee networking even...

IDSecurityOnline.com expands its line of proximity cards & offers new premium version

IDSecurityOnline.com, a pioneering provider of ID card printers and photo ID systems, announced that the company has added a new line of premium proximity cards to its offering of access cards. These new proximity cards have an extra smooth card surface and can be personalised with black text and shipped within two business days. IDSecurityOnline.com programmes all QuickShip proximity cards onsite, making it the fastest way for customers to receive their programmed cards. QuickShip line o...

Intellicene partners with Oosto to enhance security software with advanced facial recognition technology

Intellicene, the trailblazing pioneer in integrated, intelligent security software platforms, has announced a strategic partnership with Oosto, a provider of Vision AI solutions including facial biometrics. The collaboration supports the integration of Oosto's advanced facial recognition technology within Intellicene's suite of intelligent security software, enhancing Intellicene’s technology offerings to the company’s customer base. Intellicene's Symphia platform Oosto’s AI...

Suprema hosts a Global Partner Conference to announce future business strategies

Suprema, a global pioneer in access control and biometrics, welcomed partners from across the world to the 'Suprema Global Partner Program 2023,' a meaningful event where the vision and future business strategies were presented. Held at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, from November 8th to 10th, this three-day event marked its 12th edition this year.  Global security technology trends Partners from approximately 50 countries across America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Ocea...

Aqua Security introduces industry-first Kubernetes vulnerability scanning with Trivy KBOM

Aqua Security, the pioneer in cloud-native security, announced its open-source solution - Trivy now supports vulnerability scanning for Kubernetes components in addition to Kubernetes Bill of Materials (KBOM) generation. Companies can better understand the components within their Kubernetes environment and how secure they are to substantially reduce risk.  Kubernetes Kubernetes has been widely adopted across enterprises worldwide, but according to Red Hat, more than half of companies are...

Fingerprint Cards AB and IN Groupe, with its SPS solutions, collaborate to bring enhanced contactless biometric cards to the market

Fingerprint Cards AB and IN Groupe through SPS, its pioneering brand in contactless and dual interface card manufacturing technologies, have come together to collaborate on IN Groupe’s Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS). The partnership supports card manufacturers in scaling up their production of contactless biometric cards. Biometric card solution The partnership between IN Groupe and Fingerprints will facilitate the manufacturing of biometric payment cards that incorporate Fingerprints&r...

Adoption of GlobalPlatform’s IoT security evaluation standard grows with European recognition

GlobalPlatform’s Security Evaluation Standard for IoT Platforms (SESIP) methodology has been adopted as the basis for a European Standard (EN) by the European Committee for Standardisation, CEN and CENELEC. The standard is working to help the IoT ecosystem address regulatory fragmentation and better understand, deploy and explain security. “This is all about raising the bar for IoT security,” comments Eve Atallah, GlobalPlatform SESIP Sub-Task Force Chair. “Security in I...

DH2i to showcase DxEnterprise smart high availability clustering software at PASS Data Community Summit

DH2i®, the world’s pioneering provider of always-secure and always-on IT infrastructure solutions, announced it will showcase its DxEnterprise smart high availability clustering software at next week's PASS Data Community Summit (November 14-17, Seattle, WA). Visitors to DH2i’s Booth 101 will have the opportunity to see firsthand how DxEnterprise enables seamless SQL Server modernisation with containers, unlocking the path to zero downtime and providing fully automatic data...

Richer features, greater integrations with the release of Gallagher Security’s Command Centre v9

Gallagher Security is proud to announce the latest release of its award-winning security site management software, Command Centre v9.  Command Centre is designed to integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of systems and hardware, creating a single operating platform that manages total site security.  Your security, your way Meredith Palmer, Chief Product Officer at Gallagher Security explains, “Gallagher’s customer-centric mindset and commitment to research and developm...

ISS launches SecurOS® Motus Pro cameras for LPR applications

ISS (Intelligent Security Systems), a global provider of video intelligence and data awareness solutions, announced the launch of its new SecurOS® Motus Pro 702 camera series. Purpose-built for licence plate recognition (LPR/ANPR) applications, the Motus Pro 702 series is available in four different models – 702-E (IR), 702-E (WL), 702-S (IR), and 702-S (WL) and have been designed to deliver unrivaled performance in a wide variety of operating environments. Motus Pro 702-E and 702-S...

ASIS International, the National Sheriffs’ Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police announced the Annual International Public Law Enforcement/Private Security Partnership Day

ASIS International, the National Sheriffs’ Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police, announce the formation of the Annual International Public Law Enforcement/Private Security Partnership Day. Security Partnership Day The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), and ASIS International (ASIS) are very pleased to announce the initiation of the Public Law Enforcement/Private Security Partnership Day. ...

Eagle Eye Networks-Immix integration to deliver ground-breaking professional monitoring

Eagle Eye Networks, the pioneer in cloud video surveillance, announced a technology integration enhancement with central station monitoring software provider Immix to securely connect any business location using the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system) with any central station using Immix. The integration brings the distinct advantages of cloud, including greatly simplified installation, robust end-to-end cybersecurity, centralised management of multiple locations, and AI-filteri...

Compact IP video intercom – the X-205 Series by Viking Electronics

Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication, all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis.  X-Series “We are thrilled to introduce the new X-Series,” said Greg Yocom, Senior Sales Engineer for Viking Electronics, adding “These intercoms offer our customers the features they want and the reliability they trust.” Built-in HD video camera The intercoms feature a built-in HD video camera with H.264 video compre...

SwiftConnect and HID Collaborate with British Land to bring connected access experiences to a Trophy Building in London via digital wallet solution

Harnessing digital automation technology to transform people's experiences in its commercial buildings, British Land Company PLC (“British Land”), one of Europe’s largest listed real estate investment companies, has deployed connected access at its Broadgate, 100 Liverpool Street office building in London. Through a collaboration with HID and SwiftConnect, people can use their employee badge in Apple Wallet for seamless access at this trophy building with their iPhones and Ap...

Wazuh to unveil the latest evolution of their open-source cybersecurity platform, Wazuh 4.6.0

In a world where digital threats evolve unprecedentedly, staying ahead of the curve is a necessity. The Wazuh team is delighted to unveil the latest evolution of their open-source cybersecurity platform, Wazuh 4.6.0. Together with its open-source community, Wazuh has implemented innovative strategies to enhance and fortify its cybersecurity platform to ensure organisation’s IT infrastructure remains resilient. Wazuh 4.6.0 introduces new security features, enhanced feature sets, improved p...