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Electronic Security Association hosts sales webinar to guide industry through the Coronavirus pandemic

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is arming members, and the industry, through the COVID-19 crisis. This time, with free online sales training and resources. ESA has teamed with its Choice Service Provider, Braveheart Sales Performance, to deliver industry-specific online sales training and resources. A webinar on the topic was offered to the industry at large. Throughout the session, Gretchen Gordon, Sales Team Development Expert, provided advice on effectively managing a remote sales...

Sectigo partners with Infineon Technologies AG to provide automated certificate provisioning

Sectigo, a provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, announces a partnership with Infineon Technologies AG to provide automated certificate provisioning for Infineon’s OPTIGA™ Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 using Sectigo IoT Identity Manager. The integration provides manufacturers with a complete certificate management solution, including issuance and renewal, starting right on the factory floor, with secure certificate creation and insertion u...

Check Point announces identifying new ransom-ware tactic: The ‘Double Extortion’ Process

Researchers at Check Point have identified a growing trend for a new ransom-ware tactic. In what researchers call “double extortion,” the new tactic involves threat actors adding an additional stage to a ransom-ware attack: prior to encrypting a victim’s database, hackers will extract large quantities of sensitive information, threatening the publication of it unless ransom demands are paid, placing more pressure on victims to meet the demands of threat actors. To prove the va...

Digital Watchdog launches DW University Online Learning Portal with free registration and training classes

Digital Watchdog (DW), globally renowned provider of digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, has announced the availability of the DW University Online Learning Portal. DW University Online Portal The new website includes a wealth of product and sales training content presented in learning modules that users can complete at their discretion. Registration is free, as are training classes. Certification courses require an annual subscription. However, through Apr...

OPTEX's WX series nominated as finalist for Benchmark Innovation Awards 2020

OPTEX is proud to announce that their WX series has been nominated as this year's Benchmark Innovation Awards finalist. The awards are organised annually by Benchmark recognising innovation and smart solutions in the industry. At OPTEX, the core philosophy is to deliver sensing innovating, a philosophy that they live and breathe. The models in the WX series are built upon OPTEX’s track record in providing sensing performance for outdoor intruder detection applications and include a panora...

Konica Minolta Business Solutions announces intelligent video solutions to protect front-line staff from COVID-19

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Limited announces intelligent video solutions that can help the NHS, and key businesses in the UK supply chain, to protect front-line staff and property as part of the UK’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. High-temperature is one of the primary symptoms of COVID-19. Konica Minolta’s low-cost and easy-to-install thermal detection systems (part of its Intelligent Video Solutions) are able to quickly, unobtrusively and accurately detect elevated...

Quantum appoints James Mundle as the Global Channel Chief to expand business

Quantum Corp. announces that James Mundle has joined the company as Global Channel Chief. In this critical role, Mundle will be responsible for Quantum’s global partner strategy, programs and execution, and be the company’s executive advocate for Quantum’s channel partners worldwide. He joins Quantum as the company expands its leadership in storing video and unstructured data through the recent acquisitions of ActiveScale™ object storage software from Western Digital and...

Panasonic i-PRO and Wireless CCTV form a partnership to offer high performance wireless transmission solutions

Panasonic i-PRO U.S. Intelligent Surveillance, a division of the recently formed Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd., has recently entered into a technology partnership with Wireless CCTV LLC (WCCTV) to offer high performance wireless transmission solutions over state-of-the-art 4G LTE networks. The reciprocal agreement enables authorised Panasonic i-PRO systems integrators and reseller partners to integrate WCCTV wireless solutions for delivery to their customers, and for WCCTV to offe...

Backstreet Surveillance launches a nationwide installer program to provide high quality installation services

Backstreet-Surveillance, a national on-line DIY CCTV surveillance system provider launches a nationwide program to provide local high quality installation services for security and surveillance camera systems. Scott McQuarrie CEO of the company and a 28 year veteran of the professional security industry leads the effort. The program is the brain child of Mr. McQuarrie and based on his decades of experience designing, managing and installing thousands of large commercial, retail and residential...

TEAM Software acquires Kwantek to expand its software business and enhance user experience

TEAM Software, the provider of technology solutions for contractors in the North American cleaning and security markets has acquired Kwantek, a Louisville, KY-based software company specialising in Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) for high-turnover industries like cleaning and security. This acquisition expands TEAM’s North American product offering to include pre-hire solutions. TEAM offers a holistic technology suite that includes a full-service accounting and financial package, operat...

Guidepost Solutions launch National Security Practice division headed by Former Senior FBI National Security Official

Guidepost Solutions, a global renowned company in compliance, investigations and security consulting, has announced the establishment of its National Security Practice and the promotion of former Senior FBI National Security Official, Stephanie Douglas to President of the division. The group will assist companies and law firms in managing and meeting the challenges of complying with the ever-growing and complex array of government regulation in key areas including the Committee on Foreign Inves...

CyberCube releases a report stating criminal and hackers are targeting C-suite executives to access crucial data

C-suite executives will increasingly be targeted by cyber criminals looking for ways of extorting money from large corporations. According to a new report from cyber analytics provider CyberCube, organised criminals and hackers are moving away from ‘high volume, low-value’ methods of attack to, instead, carefully selecting senior managers who have access to organisations’ bank accounts and are in a position to authorise payments. Maximum degree of compliance Criminals are al...

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