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Teledyne FLIR announces the release of the Elara R-Series commercial ground security radars and Triton FH-Series multi-spectral fixed cameras

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, has announced the release of new additions to its perimeter security portfolio for critical infrastructure. Teledyne’s Elara R-Series commercial ground security radars and the Triton FH-Series multi-spectral fixed cameras. Strengthening perimeter security A first for Teledyne FLIR, the Elara R-Series is the ideal commercial radar system for industrial commercial applications, increasing detection coverage, auto-tracking, dynamic...

Certification bodies join forces to fight against the rogue labour deployment in the security and event sector

Buyers who are serious about protecting the public and rooting out rogue elements in their security provision, at a time when events are restarting in earnest after over a year of lockdowns, should ask their security companies to evidence their approval to the code of practice for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’. Mindful to maximise the benefit industry-wide and in the interest of all security providers and event organisers - and the public attending tho...

Allied Universal acquires MSA Security, national pioneer in threat protection and explosive detection canine teams

Allied Universal a global security and facility Services Company announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire New York-based MSA Security (MSA) from GreyLion, a middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in leading high-growth businesses. MSA is a provider of comprehensive threat protection solutions to clients nationwide including K9 security services. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Security resources “The acquisition of MSA Security will not...

Security & Safety Things GmbH announces winners of its 2021 App Challenge, with solutions for transportation and infrastructure sectors

Security and Safety Things GmbH (S&ST) is pleased to announce the three winners of its 2021 App Challenge, a contest to spur creative development in video analytic applications. The winning apps were chosen from a pool of more than 30 proposals for solutions, which addressed specific security and business use cases, in the retail, transportation, stadiums and entertainment, and healthcare verticals. S&ST's 2021 App Challenge “The Security & Safety Things open platform for sma...

Abloy UK calls for education of fire door compliance and shares flexible working challenges

To mark the start of Fire Door Safety Week 2021, Abloy UK calls for greater awareness and education of fire door compliance, highlighting the additional challenges that the adoption of flexible working has placed on managing access control and occupant life-safety in commercial buildings. Pat Jefferies, Commercial Director at Abloy UK, explains: “The commercial working environment has changed drastically over the last year, with many organisations adopting a more flexible way of working w...

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman collaborate on opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) have announced their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain. Drawing on Leonardo’s expertise in rotorcraft and Northrop Grumman’s capabilities in advanced aeronautics, and next-generation autonomous uncrewed aerial systems, the companies will focus on jointly addressing global opportunities in the VTOL UAS market. Leonardo - Northrop Grumm...

CPR research finds global boom in black market for fake vaccine certificates

Check Point Research (CPR) sees a global boom in the black market for fake vaccine certificates on Telegram, following US President Biden’s vaccine mandate announcements made last week. The black market expands to serve 28 countries, nine of which are new: Austria, Brazil, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand, UAE Price for fake vaccine certificates jumps globally, including in the US, where the price doubled from $100 to $200 Number of sellers and subscribers incre...

Allegion Schlage RC reader controller integrates into BadgePass TotalCard software platform

Allegion US, a provider of security products and solutions, and BadgePass, Inc., an industry pioneer for secure credential management systems announced the integration of the Schlage RC reader controller into the TotalCard software platform.   IP access solution with integrated reader Schlage RC offers customers the latest in IP access solutions with an integrated reader controller that is scalable for small, medium, an...

HID Global enhances mobile ticketing for public transportation with the first Calypso-certified Software Development Kit for NFC-enabled devices

HID Global, a globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced that it is the world’s first ticketing solution provider with a software development kit (SDK) that is fully certified and compliant to Calypso HCE standards, for secure and convenient mobile ticketing on smartphones. SDK certified to Calypso standards The certification specifies how to protect ticket data stored in the mobile device’s wallet, helping transport operators to effectively fight fraud,...

Evolution announced as certified systems integrator for Honeywell Gent

Evolution, the integrated fire and security systems business, has become a certified and approved partner for Honeywell Gent. Honeywell Gent is known for its innovative fire detection and alarm systems and exclusively supplies its products and equipment to partners selected for their ability to deliver the highest quality of service. As a newly approved partner, Evolution has been recognised for its expertise and will be able to offer Honeywell Gent products as part of its design, supply, commi...

SIA recognises Gabrielle Shea as the 2021 recipient of the Industry Advocate Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) names Gabrielle Shea – Public Policy Manager, government relations and public policy at NEC Corporation of America – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Industry Advocate Award, which recognises leadership in public policy. Shea will be presented with the award on September 21 at Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. The SIA Industry Advocate Award – formerly the SI...

Former Symantec and Malwarebytes Executive, Clint Sand joins Corelight as Senior Vice President of Product

Corelight, provider of the industry’s first open network detection and response (NDR) platform welcomed Clint Sand as its new senior vice president of product. In this role, Sand will be responsible for all aspects of the Corelight product portfolio, including product management, product design, roadmap, and strategy. “Clint brings a rare combination of strong cybersecurity and product delivery expertise combined with the visionary thinking, critical innovation, and prototyping skil...