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The Security Buzz: May 4, 2018

Industry News Pivot3, announced it has expanded its relationship with HyTrust to deliver secure, compliant video surveillance infrastructure solutions that ensure high levels of data protection. According to Pivot3, the two companies can deliver a video surveillance solution that meets the data security and compliance requirements of mission-critical environments. Convergint Technologies has acquired French systems…

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The Security Buzz: April 20, 2018

Industry News SIA awarded top honors to IPConfigure for Best New Product in the 2018 SIA New Product Showcase. IPConfigure was recognized for the Orchid Core VMS for Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP), and the award was presented on stage during the ISC West 2018 tradeshow. The Orchid Core VMS is said to provide local…

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A Look at the 2018 ISC West Keynote Speakers

Learn From the Industry’s Biggest Names ISC West has announced three high-profile keynote speakers coming to ISC West 2018 as part of SIA Education@ISC. This year’s all-star Keynote Series includes three leading members of the security industry, who are all well known for their widely-respected accomplishments. Keynote sessions at ISC West are free to attend…

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The Security Buzz: March 2, 2018

Industry News The Security Industry Association (SIA), PSA Security Network and ISC Security Events opened registration for Cyber:Secured Forum. This inaugural event will feature top experts on cyber-hardening of security systems, cyberstandards and global cybercrime on June 4-6 in Denver, Colorado. MONI Smart Security announced an exclusive, long-term trademark licensing agreement with The Brink’s Company,…

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The Security Buzz: February 23, 2018

Industry News Joe Hoellerer, SIA manager of government relations, recently testified before the New Hampshire House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee in opposition to N.H. HB 1733, known as the Digital Electronic Repair Act. This bill requires original equipment manufacturers to disclose proprietary source code, diagnostic and repair information to non-certified independent repair providers. SIA…

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The Security Buzz: February 16, 2018

Florida’s governor and lawmakers joined together in a call for change to prevent future tragedy after the recent school shooting. The incoming Senate president is proposing $100 million for mental health programs for schools and more to harden them against attacks. SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. To learn…

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The Security Buzz: February 9, 2018

Industry News SIA Member company G4S sent staff from across the country to work Super Bowl Live. The Minneapolis-based firm that was providing security at Super Bowl Live was replaced by G4S after information was discovered that insufficient background checks had been conducted on their employees. The events leading up to Super Bowl began on Jan. 26…

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The Security Buzz: February 2, 2018

Industry News Motorola Solutions announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avigilon in an all-cash transaction that will enhance Motorola Solutions’ portfolio of communications technologies. Motorola’s acquisition of Avigilon will bring advanced video surveillance and analytics platforms to the rapidly evolving public safety workflow. Fitness tracking app Strava may have revealed sensitive…

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The Security Buzz: January 19, 2018

Industry News Congratulations to SIA member company ADT, named 2017 SDM Dealer of the Year. SDM chose ADT as its 2017 Dealer of the Year because of the company’s new management approach, the support of the latest in analytics and other back-end technology, and ADT’s customer-first mantra. Several SIA Member companies to include, ADT, Anixter, ASSA ABLOY, and Honeywell, named in…

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