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Videonetics ranked 107th on the fastest growing companies list compiled by Deloitte for the Asia Pacific region

Videonetics, World’s first AI & DL powered Unified Video Computing platform development company, has announced that it ranked 107th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2018, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the Asia Pacific region. AI-driven security platform firm  Commenting on the achievement, Dr. Tinku Acharya, Fellow IEEE, Founder & MD, Videonetics, “It is a prestigious honor to be recognised in Deloitte’s Technol...

Radware’s Global Application and Network Security Report indicates average cost of cyberattack exceeds $1.67M

Radware, a provider of cybersecurity and application delivery solutions, announced it has released its 2018-2019 Global Application and Network Security Report, in which survey respondents estimate the average cost of a cyberattack has climbed to $1.1M. For those organisations that calculate (versus estimate) the cost of an attack, that number increases to $1.67M. Cyberattack impact The top impact of cyberattacks, as reported by respondents, is operational/productivity loss (54%), followed by...

ANSecurity and Gemalto help Trustology deliver Blockchain technology to secure digital assets

ANSecurity, a specialist in advanced network and data security, has announced a successful project with Gemalto to help Trustology deliver innovative Blockchain technology used to secure digital assets. Blockchain has become a hot technology concept but 2019 will be the year that its adoption will start to enter the wider market beyond crypto currencies. ANSecurity is working with a UK pioneer to ensure that security is at the forefront. Key protection against cyber and physical threats Trust...

Data Management launches with a new name ‘THRESHOLD’ in the security industry

Data Management, Inc., owner of Visitor Pass Solutions, launches with a new name and confirmed focus, further planting their flag in the security industry. The company will now go by the name ‘THRESHOLD,’ a term evocative of their expertise in visitor management systems. With the new tagline, ‘the gateway to stronger security,’ the company emphasises its function as the first line of defence for their clients, as they manage the traffic entering and leaving their clients...

Johnson Controls enters into an agreement to test and deploy energy analysis tool in buildings

Johnson Controls has entered into an agreement with CBRE, World Resources Institute (WRI) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) to test and deploy an open-source, web-based energy analysis tool to identify energy efficient retrofit opportunities in commercial buildings. The initiative is part of the Johnson Controls and CBRE Innovation Lab, which was established three years ago to evaluate, connect and leverage products, services and energy data to create value for occupiers...

Nedap Security Management’s standards of excellence awarded ISO 27001 Certification

Nedap Security Management’s standards of excellence achieved another stamp of approval last month with ISO 27001 certification. This assures that all its products and services, including the AEOS access control system, are fully compliant with the highest international standards for information security. Fokko van der Zee, Managing Director of Nedap Security Management says: “This is the formal confirmation of our ambition to excel at everything we do. A crucial aspect of that, part...

FIME appoints Arnaud Crouzet and Edouard Baroin as part of its ongoing business expansion

As part of the ongoing expansion of its banking and payments security and consultancy offering, FIME has confirmed the appointments of Arnaud Crouzet and Edouard Baroin. “Banking and retail are experiencing unprecedented change and, while the digitalisation of payments represents significant opportunities, each stakeholder must overcome a range of challenges,” comments Lionel Grosclaude, CEO at FIME. “Banks must balance the need to transform their strategies and infrastructure...

Doordeck announces strategic partnership as exclusive Paxton Distribution UK partner

Doordeck has announced Oprema as their exclusive Paxton distribution UK partner, expanding smart security in the UK. Keyless smartphone access control Doordeck, which lets building users unlock doors from their phone (instead of a keycard or keyfob), is unique in being the only ‘keyless’ product on the market designed to integrate directly with a building’s existing access control system — like the industry-leading Paxton Net2. Fundamentally, it means you can roll out...

Property and Site Protection divisions brought under a new unified banner, VPS Security Services

Two separate divisions of VPS (UK) Ltd are combining to operate under a new banner of VPS Security Services. Their Property division, providing protection for people, property and assets for over 25 years, will merge with their Site Security unit, which specialises in securing construction sites, utilities and assets in remote, challenging environments. Bluetooth-enabled Smart Door and Smart Alarms  "We have the widest range of security options in the business, combining the highest qual...

Senstar appoints Kristen Cory as Vice President of Sales for North America

Senstar, a global provider of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) and video management systems (VMS), is pleased to introduce Kristen Cory as its new Vice President, Sales, North America. Effective January 1, Mrs. Cory has assumed direct responsibility for Senstar’s North American sales organisation. “I am excited to join Senstar and I am looking forward to working with the US and Canadian teams to grow the Senstar brand,” said Mrs. Cory. “Senstar’s market...

ASSA ABLOY acquires KEYper Systems, to become a business unit of Traka

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire KEYper Systems, a supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US, with a strong presence in the automotive segment. KEYper was established in 1993, and operates from its HQ in Harrisburg, NC.  KEYper Systems will become a separate business unit of Traka, which is a pioneer in key and asset management, and an operating unit of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Ric Stone, President of KEYper will report to Justin Sasse, Managin...

Open Options appoints Steve Wagner as the new President

Open Options (acquired by ACRE, LLC), the pioneer in open platform access control solutions, has appointed Steve Wagner as the company’s new President. Steve began his career in the industry in 1986 as VP of Sales & Marketing for Checkpoint Systems. He moved on to become the COO with HID Global for 8 years. In 2009, Steve became the President of Mercury Security and successfully grew that business which was eventually sold to HID Global/Assa Abloy. Steve brings a wide breadth of knowl...