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Boon Edam announces that their most in-demand entrance products are now available on BSD SpecLink

Boon Edam Inc., a pioneer in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announces that its most in-demand entrance products are now available on SpecLink, an online specification platform to help architects, engineers, specifiers, building owners and designers simplify and improve their approach to creating and collaborating on building project specifications. SpecLink is a cloud-based tool created by Building Systems Design, Inc. that streamlines workflow, improves collaboration and...

SySS renews certification of Konica Minolta’s MX6 Series and MOBOTIX 7

Konica Minolta announces that manufacturer-independent SySS GmbH has tested and certified the security of the MOBOTIX 7 intelligent video platform and MOBOTIX Mx6 security cameras. As a result, the leading institute for penetration tests in Germany has confirmed the best possible cybersecurity of Konica Minolta’s MOBOTIX products series. Looking for security vulnerabilities During the tests, hardware and software components are subjected to simulated hacker attacks in several scenarios....

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America to rebrand by April 1, 2022 under new name, i-PRO Americas Inc.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. and a globally renowned company in advanced sensing technologies in the fields of Intelligent Surveillance, Public Safety and Industrial/Medical Imaging, has announced that it will be changing its company name to i-PRO Americas Inc. on April 1, 2022. Corporate rebranding Established in 2019, Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America has focused on being a versati...

Interface Security Systems appoints Bud Homeyer as the Executive Vice President for enterprise solutions

Interface Security Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, announces that it has appointed Bud Homeyer as Executive Vice President - enterprise solutions. Having worked as an IT and security leader for consumer-facing brands like Michaels, Brinker, and Bank of America, Homeyer has a proven track record of solving complex enterprise-wide challenges to drive growth, productivity, and p...

Reveal Media partners with Peoplesafe to provide public-facing workers with a body camera solution to record incidents

In the wake of an unprecedented increase in reports of violence and abuse towards frontline workers, body worn video systems provider, Reveal Media and lone worker protection specialists Peoplesafe have entered into a strategic partnership to provide public-facing workers with a body camera solution designed to record all incidents. Initially adopted by the police force, body worn video technology is starting to be adopted by other industries, from healthcare providers such as ambulance staff t...

Securitas acquires Tepe Güvenlik to enhance sales of their security solutions and electronic security products by 2023

Securitas, an intelligent protective services partner, has agreed to acquire Tepe Güvenlik A.S., an electronic security company in Turkey. Through this acquisition, Securitas becomes number two in the monitoring market in Turkey, and the acquisition is in line with the group’s strategy of doubling its security solutions and electronic security sales by 2023. The purchase price is approximately MEUR 10 (MSEK 100) on a debt-free basis. Electronic security solutions In 2020, Tepe G&uu...

PPA's new technologies reduce energy use in gate operators

Large companies and condominiums with an intense flow of vehicles need to keep strict control of energy bills, by checking if there are sources of waste or excessive spending. To help this public, PPA has developed a new line of gate operators that significantly reduce energy consumption. Responsible for the patented JetFlex technology, which achieved a worldwide reputation for its speed and performance, PPA currently exports its products to more than 30 countries and is a leader in the gate an...

Securitas acquires Protection One in Germany

Securitas, an intelligent protective services partner, has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German company specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security. The acquisition will enhance Securitas’ protective services capabilities in Germany and is in line with the Group’s strategy of doubling its security solutions and electronic security sales by 2023. The purchase price is approximately MEUR 72 (MSEK 735) on a debt-free basis.  Remote...

SLRI releases new benchmark offers detailed comparison data for security programs

The Security Leadership Research Institute (SLRI) has released the results of its 2021 corporate security organisational structures, cost of services, and staffing benchmark. Highlights 41% of respondents operated at the Director level The average security budget reported was $13,254,850 On average, respondents reported one security employee for every 93 employees Security leaders have used the budget, title, and reporting data provided by this benchmark to avoid budget reductions and s...

Security and Safety Things GmbH collaborates with Prosegur for the development of a new Security Operations Centre environment

Security and Safety Things GmbH and Prosegur, one of the largest security companies in the world, have announced their collaboration on the development of a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) environment, leveraging the intelligence of innovative Artificial Intelligence infused video analytics and the expertise of Prosegur human operators to improve security services for customers around the globe. Prosegur will incorporate innovative, AI-infused video analytic applications from the Security...

SureCloud launches a go-to-market approach for their customers to de-risk their investment in IT GRC

SureCloud, a provider of IT governance, risk, and compliance (IT GRC) cloud-based solutions, has launched an innovative go-to-market approach for its customers to help simplify and de-risk their investment in IT GRC. The new approach has been devised as a response to typical industry pain points, such as failed implementations and additional, unforeseen services costs, that make investments in GRC technology risk for customers who find it almost impossible to ‘futureproof’ their sol...

HENSOLDT wins contract for German airspace surveillance

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is supplying new radars to the German Armed Forces to modernise their airspace surveillance and build up Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) capabilities. The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has placed an order for the delivery and installation of four long-range radars as part of the "Hughes Air Defence Radar Nachfolgesystem" (HADR NF) programme. For this purpose, Hensoldt has entered into cooperati...

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