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Electronic Security Association extends free CEU courses offering through April 2020 in view of global COVID19 pandemic

The six free CEU courses that the Electronic Security Association (ESA) offered for free through the month of March 2020 will remain available free of charge through April 2020, ESA has announced. The Electronic Security Association took the price tag off these online CEU courses to support electronic security and life safety companies during the on-going coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. ESA’s free CEU online courses As the situation has progressed and guidelines for social distancing hav...

NSI announces suspension of all audit and assessment activity in April and May 2020 owing to global COVID19 pandemic

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced suspension of all audit activity commencing 6th April until 31st May 2020 inclusive, in view of the global coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. All approved companies in the security and fire sector are working hard to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, prioritising the health and well-being of staff and taking necessary steps to support their customers and maintain business continuity. The professional industry is practising social distanci...

Suprema marks 20th anniversary celebrations by releasing new emblem

Suprema, globally renowned provider of security and biometrics, has announced that 2020 marks the company’s 20th anniversary. Suprema was founded in 2000 and the company has built a worldwide sales network in over 140 countries and number of users with Suprema technologies surpassed one billion. Access control systems major Suprema’s extensive range of portfolio includes access control systems, time & attendance solutions, mobile access solutions and fingerprint live scanners....

UNION COMMUNITY Co. Ltd. highlights rapid rise in demand for contactless biometric solutions during COVID19 pandemic

UNION COMMUNITY Co. Ltd., a globally renowned biometrics technology company listed on KOSDAQ, has announced that the contactless biometric products such as the face and iris recognition have increased its export rates since the COVID-19 spreading rapidly around the world. More specifically, UNION COMMUNITY said both inquiries and sales of face and iris recognition products had been rapidly increased significantly in the export area of the Middle East since February. Contactless security system...

Ping Identity multi-factor authentication now available in Amazon Web Services marketplace

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, announced the availability of PingID multi-factor authentication (MFA) in AWS Marketplace. Customers can now quickly procure and deploy PingID to secure work from home while adding an additional layer of security to their AWS infrastructure. Ping’s Intelligent IdentityTM platform provides enterprises a digital identity solution for securely accessing services, applications, and APIs from virtually any device or location....

AI-based solutions from viisights help recognise behavioural patterns among people to help curb Covid19 spread

Coronavirus (Covid19) pandemic has hit the world unprepared for its consequences on the healthcare system and economic life. As a result, the number one priority for countries and states is to flatten the infection curve and provide them with time. Essential policies adopted to achieve this are directed at changing and controlling human daily behaviour. AI-based solutions viisights has Artificial Intelligence-based solutions to help authorities enforce those policies, help prevent the virus sp...

Paravision gets top-3 accuracy on the NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:N Identification report

Paravision, the pioneer in mission-critical face recognition, announces that with the latest release of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:N Identification report, it has delivered top-3 accuracy in multiple categories when ranked across the vendors in this rapidly developing space. Published recently, NIST's new report on the performance of face recognition algorithms in identification (1:N) scenarios evaluated over 200 algorithms...

Hikvision launches “Touch-free” MinMoe face recognition terminals for easier access control and time attendance

Hikvision, a globally renowned provider of innovative security products and solutions, announced its new access control and time attendance offerings, the MinMoe Face Recognition Terminals, promising a new era of face recognition access control is coming. To meet a multitude of real-world scenarios and customer needs, the MinMoe Face Recognition Terminals lineup features four total series: Value Series, Pro Series, Ultra Series, and Face Recognition Modules for Turnstile. With powerful function...

Security Industry Association announces Efrain Pardo as the Spring 2020 recipient of the Denis Hebert Identity Management Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Efrain Pardo as the spring 2020 recipient of the Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship, a program presented in partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin offering $5,000 scholarships for SIA members to help further their education in the field of identity management. This scholarship program – named after Hebert, President of Feenics Inc. and a past member of SIA’s Board of Directors wh...

Digital Monitoring Products, Inc. offers a cost-effective way to bring ATM vestibule access control to their facilities

For customers who service banks, Digital Monitoring Products, Inc. (DMP) offers an affordable way to bring ATM vestibule access control to their facilities. Digital Monitoring Products’ new 734B Bin Code Access Control Module installs just like any of the company’s access control modules. And like all DMP access control solutions, it's designed with customised functionality and added flexibility. 734B Bin Code Access Module 734B allows banks to restrict access into their ATM vestib...

Identiv integrates Bluetooth and cloud-based access control with MobilisID solution for frictionless access

Identiv, Inc. has announced the launch of MobilisID, its latest solution for frictionless access. The MobilisID solution brings ease and simplicity to physical access and management without compromising security. Using the latest in Bluetooth and capacitive technologies, MobilisID allows users the freedom to access a controlled environment without the need to present a credential. MobilisID solution Identiv’s MobilisID solution combines security, simplicity, and convenience into an easy-...

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...