ADT Security News

ADT Cybersecurity and Arrow Electronics enhance managed detection and response solutions

ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced it has teamed with Arrow Electronics to further expand its distribution arm for its ADT Cybersecurity solutions. ADT Cybersecurity was formed in November 2017 with the acquisition of DATASHIELD and is focused on delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services to commercial and enterprise businesses nationwide. Arrow Electronics is a global provider of...

ADT Cybersecurity appoints Jimmy Treuting as new SVP of Sales and Marketing

ADT, the leader in security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in North America, announced that it has hired Jimmy Treuting to lead sales and marketing for ADT Cybersecurity. ADT Cybersecurity was formed in November 2017 with the acquisition of Datashield and is focused on delivering Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services to commercial and enterprise businesses nationwide. Treuting brings over three decades experience in sales, marketing, customer impact and operations man...

ADT partners with Life360 to launch ADT Go app for enhanced personal security

ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, today announced the launch of ADT Go, an innovative and easy-to-use mobile app to connect and protect families wherever life takes them. ADT Go was created in partnership with trusted locator and communication tool Life360, and a free premium trial is now available for anyone looking to experience ADT professional monitoring outside of their home or business.  “We believe everyone deserves to feel safe, n...

ADT redefines security for home, person and network at CES 2018

ADT, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, redefines security at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For 143 years, ADT has been committed to making professionally-monitored security more accessible, believing everyone deserves to feel safe. Now, consumers can find protection not only at home, but on the go and within their digital network as well. “Advancements in technology has not only changed the way we live, but it has p...

CES 2018: Security technologies influencing the consumer electronics market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in cont...

ADT adds Video Alarm Verification Services to its award-winning ADT Pulse Platform

ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in North America, has announced the availability of video alarm verification services that have been specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses through its ADT Pulse solution. Video-enhanced alarm systems A multi-step verification process, which includes video alarm verification, has the potential to vastly cut down on false alarms and increase police response. Video-enhanced alarm systems can provid...

Top 10 mergers and acquisitions in the security industry for 2017

Rapid changes in the physical security market this year have largely overshadowed one arena where change has slowed down in 2017 – mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Although there were no “mega-mergers” as in years past (such as Axis-Canon and Johnson Controls-Tyco, M&A activity still made headlines last year on SourceSecurity.com. In 2017, we wrote about M&A news involving companies such as HID Global, Eagle Eye Networks, ADT, and Honeywell.   ...

ASSA ABLOY joins Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of ASSA ABLOY to the Alliance Board of Directors. Owner of leading and trusted lock brands such as Yale, Mul-T-Lock and ABLOY, ASSA ABLOY joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Huawei, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Smart security and connected access control “ASSA...

ADT Cybersecurity creates real-time cyber detection & response solution

ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in North America, announced the acquisition close of DATASHIELD, one of the country’s fastest growing cybersecurity companies. Now operating under the brand ADT Cybersecurity, this service is uniquely positioned to provide Enterprise and Mid-Market businesses with Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services to combat advanced cyberthreats in real-time. DATASHIELD CEO Michael Malone will join the ADT team as Sen...

ASIS 2017 hot topics: Digitising building systems, cybersecurity and cloud services

End users at ASIS 2017 in Dallas may feel overwhelmed by all the new technology on display, but often their integrator partners can offer a helping hand. Traffic continued through much of Day 2 of the ASIS exhibition, but the foot traffic appeared to slow considerably as the day wore on. Convergint seeks closer manufacturer relationship Integrators are prominent at ASIS and play an important role connecting end user customers with manufacturers' products that meet their need. "We are taking t...

ADT Survey: Do Millennials use security products?

Millennials are an important market, and in one sense, they represent future possibility. The changing tastes and trends of this tech-savvy “Generation Y,” who came of age around the turn of the millennium (circa 2000), are an important consideration in the marketing of security technologies, among many other things. Fortunately, according to a recent survey from ADT, millennials will likely be dependable consumers of security technology products and services for years to come. Smar...

Huawei joins the Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance Board of Directors. Huawei joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with innovative solutions, pro...