Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Interphone enhances door entry and access control with touchless solutions

Interphone, the security systems and building technology integrator, is embracing the latest iris and facial recognition technology to meet the growing demand for touchless door entry and access control. The company has launched a range of advanced and affordable solutions available for any new build or retrofit building requirement in the commercial residential marketplace. Significance of touchless technologies “The COVID pandemic has placed hygiene, infection control, and risk mitigat...

Pyronix announces the release of its new logo, as part of brand refresh strategy

Pyronix has released news of its new logo, as part of an ongoing programme of activities, aligning the brand with their long heritage and status as a renowned player in the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I) security markets. Pyronix brand refresh Commenting on the brand refresh, Pyronix Marketing Director, Laurence Kenny, said “Our new logo is reflective of our position in the UK&I markets as a technology based, forward-looking, fresh and dynamic organisation. We pride ourselves...

NCC Group agrees to acquire Iron Mountain IPM business for $220m

NCC Group plc announces the signing of an agreement for the proposed acquisition of the Intellectual Property Management business (the “IPM Business”) of Iron Mountain Inc., comprising substantially all of the assets of Iron Mountain Intellectual Property Management, Inc. (“IPM”) together with certain other assets of affiliates of Iron Mountain exclusively related to the IPM Business, for a cash consideration of $220 million (£156 million) (the Acquisition). Strate...

Auth0 announces the release of Auth0 identity operating system to offer enhanced flexibility in identity management

Auth0, the modern identity platform solutions provider, has announced the Auth0 identity operating system (identity OS), a cloud-native and adaptable platform for development teams. Auth0 identity OS Built with extensible building blocks, the Auth0 identity OS enables organisations to manage the complexities of modern identity management, while also prioritising the security, privacy and convenience of their end users. Striking the perfect balance among these priorities requires identity to i...

DigiCert gets selected by the Telecom Infra Project to provide PKI-based security services for TIP’s OpenWiFi platform

DigiCert, Inc., the provider of TLS/SSL, IoT and other PKI solutions, announces that it has been selected by the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to provide global PKI-based security services for TIP’s OpenWiFi platform. The DigiCert IoT device manager, built on the DigiCert ONE platform, will provide highly scalable, fully automated digital certificate management to advance OpenWiFi’s goal of expanding next-generation Wi-Fi accessibility. Industry-driven communities “We are exci...

Electronic Security Association releases the full educational line-up for their upcoming virtual experience ESX 2021

The 2021 Electronic Security Expo (ESX), presented by Electronic Security Association (ESA), releases the full educational line-up for its upcoming virtual experience, which will take place online from June 15-17. In addition to the main stage presentations and virtual networking opportunities, the three-day virtual event includes 24+ educational sessions across four tracks, designed specifically for security professionals. Specific business challenge In keeping with the event’s theme,...

Tyco Kantech launches EntraPass software to strengthen intrusion support, mobile and cybersecurity applications

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms has released the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. Enhanced intrusion detection EntraPass version 8.30 features additional support for Tyco DSC PowerSeries intrusion alarm panels, including a fully functional virtual keypad, enhanced support for EntraPass web macOS functionality, cybersecurity updates, and other op...

Alcatraz AI and Netronix Integration collaborate to deliver facial authentication access control solutions

Alcatraz AI and Netronix Integration have announced a strategic partnership to expand their access control solutions to security business users. The two companies are partnering to deliver Alcatraz’s industry-renowned facial authentication solutions, through Netronix Integration’s global network and customer base. Alcatraz AI and Netronix partnership The new, innovative partnership leverages the respective technology and leadership strengths of Alcatraz AI and Netronix Integration...

Eagle Eye Networks releases Video Security Primer- A best practices guide

Eagle Eye Networks, the global pioneer in cloud video surveillance released a best practices guide, Video Security Primer: 9 Core Elements that Ensure Businesses Have the Best System for Their Needs. This new resource outlines questions to ask and features to look for in a video management system to secure and grow business.  Benefits of right-VMS Designed especially for multisite commercial businesses that want to understand the basics and how to choose an optimal system, the Video Secur...

Allied Universal to hire security professionals, administrative and managerial staff to support their local operations

Allied Universal, a security and facility services company, is seeking to hire more than 35,000 security professionals, administrative and managerial staff to fill positions over the next two months. Recently, Allied Universal joined forces with London-based security provider G4S and is now the 3rd largest employer in North America. The company’s goal is to seek security professionals to support its local operations in communities across the nation. Allied Universal is offering hiring bon...

Gozio Health and CriticalArc collaborate to deliver solutions to strengthen hospitals and health systems safety

Gozio Health, an industry-renowned, customisable end-to-end mobile platform, and CriticalArc, creators of SafeZone, the unified safety, security and emergency management solution, have announced a partnership that enables hospitals and health systems to enhance security and safety, by adding CriticalArc’s SafeZone to Gozio’s location-based services platform. SafeZone - Gozio integration Nearly 75% of workplace assaults occur in a healthcare setting, according to the Bureau of Labor...

Open Security & Safety Alliance announces new Online Collection of ‘Driven by OSSA’ camera products portfolio

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of stakeholders from all facets within the security, safety and building automation space, is proud to point the industry to its newly established ‘Driven by OSSA’ camera portfolio page. ‘Driven by OSSA’ camera products This central repository provides a convenient online location to feature OSSA members’ growing line-up of progressive video security cameras and edge devices that are part o...

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