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Security Industry Association reveals agenda for SIA GovSummit 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. This event – held June 27 and 28 at the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. – will bring together government security leaders and private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and even local agencies. Day 1 of SIA GovSummit 2018 w...

IDEMIA appoints Donnie Scott as Senior VP of Public Security for identity and security

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has announced the appointment of Donnie Scott as Senior Vice President of Public Security for its identity & security business in North America. Before joining IDEMIA, Mr. Scott served as Director of National Security Business Development for DXC Technology, global independent, comprehensive IT services company. He was responsible for DXC’s national security clients across the U.S. Public Sector, including the pursuit of new business a...

Video surveillance technologies evolve to meet data and cybersecurity challenges

The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a significant and ever-changing impact on the way we view video security. Today, cameras are expected to be so much more than devices with which to simply capture images; they need to be far smarter than that. These future-facing cameras are becoming an integral part of the vast digital connectivity infrastructure, delivering a parallel performance as intelligent sensors with the ability to extract the kind of invaluable data that helps businesses make impr...

ISC West 2018 focuses on physical security along with IoT and cloud-based solutions

Friday marked the closing day of ISC West 2018. ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced its biggest and most successful year to date. On the heels of ISC West being named to Trade Show Executive’s Next 50 List for Attendance Growth in 2017, this year included a larger show floor with more exhibits than ever before (an additional 4K square feet from last year), growth in featured areas (Unmanned Security...

Dahua hosts President Mnangagwa to offer video surveillance solutions in Zimbabwe

On the morning of April 6th, 2018, the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, led a delegation from Zimbabwe to visit Dahua Technology headquarters. Dahua Technology Chairman, Fu Liquan, as well as Dahua Technology VP, General Manager of Dahua Overseas Business, Michael Chen warmly received their guests.  Invited by Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Mnangagwa engaged in his first foreign affairs visit to a country outside of Africa since taking office in November 2017. Zimbabwe...

ASSA ABLOY partners with USO at ISC West 2018 to provide deployment kits to military troops

ASSA ABLOY is excited to announce a partnership with the USO at ISC West 2018 that will provide deployment kits loaded with food, toiletries and other personal items, for active duty military personnel waiting on their personal gear to join them at their destination. Both ASSA ABLOY and the USO are inviting all attendees of the show to stop by and help pack the 300 kits at the ASSA ABLOY booth (#8061). The event continues the collaboration between ASSA ABLOY and the USO to find innovative ways...

Round table discussions

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

How is the rise in terrorism impacting the physical security market?

Terrorism is in the headlines all over the world. After any such incident, many of us in the physical security market find ourselves asking: What could we have done to prevent it? Assessing risk and preventing catastrophes before the fact are part of our market’s DNA; and yet, too often the random nature of terrorist attacks and their targeting of public places leave us unsure of anything anyone could have done. How can we translate the benefits of our industry’s products into real-w...