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Sentinel Consulting launches Unmanned Technology Planning and Design Services

Sentinel Consulting, a premier Manhattan-based full-service security consulting firm that advises high-profile, high-net-worth clients in the areas of security management, law enforcement, emergency services and security technology, announced the launch of its new Unmanned Technology Planning and Design Services. Applications for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, as well as robots and autonomous ground vehicles, will now be formally represented within Sentinel’s comprehensive plan...

SBN highlights opportunity for private security industry to support public services for better safety

Following the latest budget, which highlighted increased funding for terrorism prevention despite recent cut backs in other areas of police funding, the Small Business Network (SBN) of professional security companies has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services. “Whilst the budget saw extra money for the prevention of terrorism, the selling off of other police assets and the reduction in officers on the street has made life difficult when it...

Arecont Vision Costar appoints Brian White as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region

Arecont Vision Costar, the provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the selection of Brian White as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region. The company, a new business unit of Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CTSI), was launched on July 13th, 2018 and is expanding its sales and support across the Americas.  “Brian brings nearly two decades of senior-level sales experience in security and cloud computing to our customers in the Great La...

Avigilon to launch its cloud-based video surveillance platform, Avigilon Blue, in Canada

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, announced that Avigilon Blue, its cloud platform for video surveillance, is launching in Canada. The Avigilon Blue platform is a secure end-to-end solution that enables security integrators to deliver analytics-driven video surveillance as a service. It features patented self-learning video analytics technology that is compatible with both legacy Avigilon and third-party ONVIF compliant cameras. Powerful and easy to use, the platform enables...

UNION gets shortlisted for ‘Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year’ award at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, has been shortlisted as ‘Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year’ in the prestigious Security and Fire Excellence Awards. Held in partnership with IFSEC and FIREX International, the Security and Fire Excellence awards honour the best products, manufacturers and projects in the fire and security sector. The Willenhall-based lock and security solutions provider received the nomination due to the strength and popularity of its extensive...

Hikvision Security Response Center becomes a member of Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams

Hikvision, a security equipment manufacturer, announces that its Hikvision Security Response Center (HSRC) is now a member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a pioneer in incident response. FIRST is an international confederation of trusted computer incident response teams who cooperatively handle computer security incidents and promote incident prevention programs. Full membership in FIRST will augment Hikvision's ongoing efforts to enhance its incident response and...

PerpetuityARC Training's Advanced Investigation Techniques course gets IQ Level 5 accreditation

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, is proud to announce that its Advanced Investigation Techniques course has attained IQ Level 5 accreditation. The five-day classroom course provides security and HR professionals, general managers and people working in compliance and audit roles with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective, legally compliant investigations. Advanced Investigation Techniques is ideal for professionals working in the private sector who have...

The Evolv Edge screening and detection system awarded SAFETY Act Designation by the US DHS

Evolv Technology announced Evolv Edge, its people screening system that detects weapons and bombs, has achieved the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SAFETY Act Designation. Following a rigorous application and due diligence process by DHS, the Evolv Edge is now a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT). As part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Congress enacted the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) to provide incentives for the developm...

Eagle Eye Networks announces the completion of eighteen-month globalisation project

Eagle Eye Networks announced it has completed an eighteen-month globalisation project to meet the needs of key global customers. The initiative included: Adding data centres globally to provide wider regional coverage Opening of new Eagle Eye Networks office in Japan and new distribution partnerships in the Nordics and Spain Multi-lingual translations of the Eagle Eye user interface, Eagle Eye Reseller Dashboard and the website Enhanced customer support resources including localisation and...

Soliton wins the Airbus Critical Apps Challenge Belgium for encrypted live streaming video app

Soliton Systems has been named as the winner of the Airbus Critical Apps Challenge Belgium at the recent Astrid event in Brussels. With their new Zao Android App, Soliton has developed an encrypted live streaming video app that can operate on the new Airbus Tactilon Dabat device. Airbus is a pioneer in aeronautics, space and related services with their Defence and Space group as innovators in providing secure communication devices for government agencies that include emergency services. The Tac...

Ivory Egg’s trained system integrator Leo Walton of Electrobyte secures recognition at UK awards

Ivory Egg, specialists in KNX intelligent building technology and complementary solutions, congratulates one of its newly trained system integrators, Leo Walton, Owner, Electrobyte Ltd, as he secures huge recognition at this year’s Smart Solution Awards, part of UK Construction Week 2018. Electrobyte Ltd, specialists in the design, installation and commissioning of smart home systems, audio/visual systems and data networking, graced the winner podium at the Smart Solutions Awards 2018 to...

Sensory announce the release of TrulySecure 4.0 multimodal biometric authentication technology

Sensory, a provider of speech and vision technologies that enhance the user experience and security of consumer electronics, announces the release of its fourth generation of TrulySecure FIDO Certified multimodal biometric authentication technology. Now smarter, faster and more secure than ever before, the TrulySecure 4.0 SDK boasts a variety of new AI features that cater to today’s smartphones, mobile apps, and IoT devices, including support for 3D cameras, GPU utilisation for authenticat...