Surveillance & Security News for March 2020

SecureCom Wireless LLC unveils System Panics to allow customers’ to trigger a System Panic from Virtual Keypad

SecureCom Wireless LLC has called on customers to know that they can now use Virtual Keypad if they ever need to trigger a system panic. The app, as well as VirtualKeypad.com can display Police, Emergency and Fire panics in the menu, and all the user needs to do is to add it to the app user in Dealer Admin. “Because most people have their phones with them, we wanted customers to be able to trigger a system panic if they needed to, even if the keypad isn’t nearby,” said Clayton...

TE Connectivity appoints Lynn Dugle and Dawn Willoughby as its board of directors

The shareholders of TE Connectivity (TE), a provider of connectivity and sensors, elected Lynn A. Dugle, former chief executive officer of Engility Holdings Inc., and Dawn C. Willoughby, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Clorox Company, to its board of directors during the 2020 Annual General Meeting on March 11. "We are very pleased to have Lynn and Dawn join as new directors to TE's board," said TE Connectivity Chairman Tom Lynch. "They are seasoned leaders th...

DMP launches DualComN communicator compatible with VISTA and DSC PowerSeries panels

All of DMP’s Com Series™ Universal Communicators provide ECP communication with Honeywell VISTA® panels. DMP is excited to introduce a new member of the Com Series that’s not only compatible with VISTA panels, but DSC PowerSeries™ panels too. “The new DualComN communicator is UL 1610 Listed for commercial burglary applications, which creates some exciting upgrading opportunities for our dealers,” explains Aaron McGhee, product manager of Control Panels fo...

CyberCube report states, Nat cat models provide a useful starting point, but are just a base for cyber modelling

A lack of historical data and the rapidly evolving nature of cyber threats mean that cyber risk modellers need to be selective in the lessons they learn from natural catastrophe models. According to a new report from market-renowned cyber analytics provider firm, CyberCube, the evolution of natural catastrophe modelling since Hurricane Andrew in 1992 can act as a template for cyber modellers, but only up to a point. Beyond that, cyber modellers need to develop their own solutions. ‘Drawi...

Marks USA announces release of new 2020 Custom Architectural Locking Catalog

Marks USA, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, renowned for its architectural-grade hardware, locking and access lock lines, announces the release of their new 2020 Custom Lockset Catalog. The new catalog includes over 250 Marks USA custom levers, knobs & escutcheons; standard and custom design decorative locksets.  ArchiTech Designer Series Networx Locksets Also featured are ArchiTech Designer Series Networx Locksets, customisable with over 300 trims and finishes Also featur...

The Security Event postponed to 22-23 September 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Following the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe, Nineteen Group have taken the decision to reschedule The Security Event, The Fire Safety Event, The Health and Safety Event and The Facilities Event to 22-23 September 2020. The company stated: “The decision has been taken in consideration of the recent spread of the virus, as well as the impact of current and likely future travel restrictions. Whilst government guidance has not restricted mass gatherings, we feel we need to uph...

Allied Universal celebrates Women’s History Month by honouring women security professionals

Allied Universal, globally renowned security and facility services company in North America, is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month, which commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Security is one of the fastest-growing professional careers worldwide. Today, more and more security companies are employing women. “Allied Universal celebrates the hard-working women who work for us each and every day at all car...

Plymouth Rock to demonstrate its PRT X1 Drone and SS1 Shoe-Scanner at the ISC West 2020

Plymouth Rock, a pioneer in the development of cutting edge threat detection technologies, announces that it will be presenting their platform of technologies, that includes the PRT X1 Drone, a next level Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and the SS1 Shoe-Scanner at the International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Built entirely from NATO-coalition sourced components, the PRT-X1 UAS platform will enable airborne visual weapon and object d...

Smart R Distribution to launch its CCTV division at The Security Event 2020

Smart R Distribution has announced it will be exhibiting at The Security Event which takes place at the NEC Birmingham on 28-30 April 2020. Simon Shawley, who recently joined Smart R Distribution in a business development role, says the exhibition will provide an ideal opportunity for the company to formally launch its new CCTV division. “Many of the visitors to The Security Event will know of Smart R Distribution as a specialist distributor of Access Control, with specialist knowledge in...

Digital Monitoring Products launches FirstNet-certified and compatible alarm communication radios to work with its XR and XT series panels

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) is releasing a line of FirstNet-certified and compatible alarm communication radios that will work directly with AT&T FirstNet. With the new communicator, DMP XR and XT Series panels are the first to be available for use on FirstNet. FirstNet is the nationwide wireless public safety broadband network that has been established by the Federal Communications Commission, which hired AT&T to deploy it with $40 billion of planned investment. Previously, first...

Adder Technology launches the ADDERView Secure Range of KVM switches and accessories to minimise cyber attacks

Adder Technology, a global provider of connectivity solutions and high performance IP KVM, has announced the launch of the new ADDERView Secure Range of KVM switches and accessories. The NIAP Protection Profile 4.0 compliant range is designed to minimise hacking and cyber-attack risks without compromising real-time data visualisation and secure collaboration in mission-critical environments. Made in America, the range of secure switches combine features such as channel separation, uni-direction...

Videalert announces the launch of its ANPR camera solution Stingray to enhance vehicle security

Videalert, one of the UK’s suppliers of intelligent traffic enforcement and management solutions, announces the immediate availability of Stingray, a new modular ANPR camera solution. Designed for use with Videalert’s expanding range of multi-purpose Mobile Enforcement Vehicles (MEV), this modular solution features the latest generation of HD cameras with upgraded infra-red lighting to deliver enhanced capture rates and increased productivity in all parking and traffic management ap...

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