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MOBOTIX AG appoints Hartmut Sprave as Chief Technology Officer

The MOBOTIX AG Supervisory Board appointed Hartmut Sprave as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and reappointed Klaus Kiener as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for another three years. Hartmut Sprave succeeds Dr. Oliver Gabel, who had resigned in November, and his experience includes many years in software and hardware development. He is expected to take up his role by 1 September 2018 at the latest.  In 1991, he co-founded MacroSystem Digital Video GmbH and had served there as CTO...

Eagle Eye Networks collaborates with Hikvision to enhance Cloud Security Camera VMS

Eagle Eye Networks, Inc. announced the enhancement of the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS to include the integration of Hikvision body worn cameras. The new Eagle Eye solution provides ease, reliability, and cybersecurity to body worn camera users seeking to synchronise and store video for extended periods in the cloud.  The Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS will retrieve video and GPS data through a docking station connected to any Eagle Eye Bridge or Cloud Managed Video Recorder (C...

OnSSI’s ‘System Hardening Guidebook’ shares cybersecurity best practices for video surveillance

OnSSI, the company that offers the Ocularis 5 VMS, has announced the release of the Hardening Guide for Networked Video Surveillance Systems. The free downloadable guide provides specific recommendations on hardening video surveillance systems by applying cybersecurity measures designed to help prevent and protect systems from potential threats. “The continued advancement of video technology, along with the evolving threats against it, make hardening surveillance systems a necessary and o...

Linx International Group appoints Ciaran Barry as Group Operations Director

The Linx International Group has announced the appointment of Ciaran Barry as Director of Group Operations to oversee all parts of the business, including Linx Consultancy, Tavcom Training, ARC Training International and Perpetuity Training.  Ciaran has an experienced and varied background in both security and business. Following his BA Hons degree in Business and French, he had a number of commercial roles before serving in the British Army for 9 years and then Hertfordshire Police Consta...

NLP Logix implements 3xLOGIC integrated video and access control solution

3xLOGIC, Inc., a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ winner, announced NLP Logix has deployed 3xLOGIC integrated video and access control at their Jacksonville, FL headquarters. Bates Security, with offices in Lexington, KY and Jacksonville, specified the system and completed the installation. NLP Logix automates repetitive tasks currently being done by humans. Using its suite of algorithms, and proprietary technology, NLP...

IDIS strengthens technical service operations by appointing Chris Morss as Support Technician

IDIS, South Korea’s largest surveillance manufacturer, has strengthened its UK customer service operation with the appointment of Chris Morss as Support Technician based out of the company’s European headquarters in Brentford, London. Chris joins a growing team offering on-site technical support, telephone advice and training to IDIS’ customers and partners. He will report to Billy Hopkins who this year was promoted to the position of Senior Technical Manager. Chris joins the...

Allegion appoints Philip Hamilton as Business Development Manager for North UK

Specialist security provider Allegion UK has appointed Philip Hamilton as business development manager of its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s new and existing business opportunities in the North. Hamilton joins Allegion UK following 25 years in sales roles, with notable previous experience across a number of electronic security products manufacturers including Gardiner Technology as Area Sales Manager. Here, he managed day-to-day running of the Birmingham branch whilst generating new...

Securitas UK awarded Business Superbrand status for intelligent security solutions

Securitas UK has announced it has been awarded Business Superbrands status for 2018. Tracking and celebrating the UK’s leading brands since 2001, the Business Superbrands are identified by surveying 2,500 business professionals from across the UK and a voluntary Superbrands Council, comprised of leading business-to-business marketing experts.  The process, managed by The Centre for Brand Analysis (TCBA) in partnership with Research Now SSI, saw just over 1,500 brands from across 62 c...

ADT acquires Acme Security Systems to enhance security solutions

ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced the acquisition of Acme Security Systems. Acme will join forces with recently acquired Aronson Security Group (ASG) to further drive commercial growth and expansion. Headquartered in San Francisco and founded in 1974, Acme is among one of the largest privately held security systems integrators in the Bay Area, focusing on electronic security systems, access con...

Gartner projects IoT security spending to reach $1.5 billion in 2018

Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion. Factors such as Endpoint Security, Gateway Security and Professional Services will be the main drivers o...

Princeton Identity hires security experts to promote biometric solutions

Princeton Identity Inc., a provider of the fastest, simplest and secure biometric security systems on the market, has announced that it has expanded its sales team with three regional sales managers. Lending their collective expertise in physical security each manager will oversee a specific U.S. sales region—Devon Felise, the East, Dennis Wilkerson, the West and Chris Jahnke, the Central region. Each manager will be responsible for developing manufacturer representative sales teams, esta...

BeyondTrust recognised as leader in Forrester Wave: Vulnerability Risk Management, Q1 2018 report

BeyondTrust, global cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege abuse and stopping unauthorised access, announced that it has been named a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Vulnerability Risk Management, Q1 2018 report. According to the report, “BeyondTrust supports a robust set of features at an incredible price point.” Researchers added, “If you’re looking for a cost-effective solution for scanning your infrastructure with risk and compliance reporting, this...