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Smart Building Certification announces Eagle Eye Networks and Brivo as ecosystem partners

Smart Building Certification, a global certifying organisation that is dedicated to creating smarter and more efficient buildings, has announced that Eagle Eye Networks, the globally renowned company in cloud video surveillance solutions and Brivo, an international company in cloud-based access control solutions, are the first physical security companies to go through the Smart Solution Certification, affirming the fact that smart security, namely cloud video surveillance and access control, is...

Cymulate launches Attack Surface Management and Vulnerability Prioritization Technology solutions to enhance security posture validation

Cymulate, the industry standard for SaaS-based Continuous Security Validation, has announced the launch of two new solutions, to enable businesses to validate their security technologies and policies. Attack Surface Management (ASM) discovers exploitable external assets, and Vulnerability Prioritization Technology (VPT) that integrates with vulnerability scanners, to reduce risk exposure time on internal assets. These new offerings empower security teams, to efficiently prioritise vulnerabiliti...

LifeSafety Power attains LenelS2 factory certification under the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP)

LifeSafety Power, an ASSA ABLOY company, has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). LifeSafety Power’s NetLink NL4 and NLX Network Communication Modules interface with OnGuard access control software versions 8.0 and 7.6, to provide advanced power management for enterprise access control systems. NetLink modules interface with OnGuard platform NetLink adds proactive monitoring and management capabilities to...

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 Formbook climbs into first place in August's most wanted malware

Check Point Research (CPR), the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published its latest Global Threat Index for August 2021. Researchers report that Formbook is the most prevalent malware, taking over Trickbot, which has fallen into second following a three-month-long reign. The banking trojan, Qbot, whose operators are known to take breaks during the summer, has dropped from the top 10 completely aft...

Security Industry Association’s SIA GovSummit 2021 event returns on Sept 21 for part 3 hybrid conference

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda, speaker line-up and programme for Part 3 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2021 is being held as a three-part conference, the first and second of which took place on April 28 and June 9, 2021, and the third part is scheduled for Sept 21, 2021.   SIA GovSummit Part 3 Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with pr...

Veridium partners with NIST to develop and test contactless fingerprint technologies for identity verification

In March 2021, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released Special Publication 500-334, which provides guidance on implementing the technology that allows the use of contactless fingerprints, acquired via the camera in mobile devices (e.g., an Android or iOS mobile phone), to be stored, transmitted, and matched against legacy fingerprint databases, operated by law enforcement and border protection services. Special Publication 500-334 Together with NIST and other in...

Viking Electronics unveil PSA-TB-IP adapter to convert an analogue paging speaker into an IP speaker with talk-back capabilities

Viking Electronics’ new PSA-TB-IP analogue to IP speaker adapter enables the re-use of analogue speakers, while adding talk-back capabilities. “We think the new Viking model PSA-TB-IP is an easy cost-effective way to convert analogue paging speakers into two-way IP talk-back speakers,” said Greg Yocom, Engineering Manager, Viking Electronics. PSA-TB-IP adapter The PSA-TB-IP adapter is equipped with a microphone, to enable talk-back paging and silent monitoring of the area. I...

Ontic announces successful completion of its SOC 2 Type 2 examination and HIPAA security compliance assessment

Ontic (Ontic Technologies), the protective intelligence software innovator, which is digitally transforming how companies actively identify, investigate, assess, watch and manage physical security threats, has announced the successful completion of its System and Organizational Controls (SOC) 2 Type 2 examination and HIPAA security compliance assessment. Commitment towards data security Ontic is committed to conducting business in a fair, lawful, and transparent manner, while protecting data p...

Group337 releases new industry report focused on the Total Addressable Market (TAM) for access control technology within the supply chain

Group337, a team of experts focused on activating the companies, brands, and people in the security industry through insights, intuition, and ideas, has announced the completion of a new industry report titled, ‘Securing the Supply Chain’. ‘Securing the Supply Chain’ report The ‘Securing the Supply Chain’ industry report, completed in collaboration with BoxLock, examines the Total Addressable Market (TAM) for access control technology within the supply chain...

HID Global announces HID Signo readers, Aero and Mercury controllers are the industry’s first SIA OSDP verified access control products

HID Global, a worldwide renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced that a selection of its reader and controller offerings have been tested and verified to meet the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) communications standard for access control security and interoperability. HID Global is the first manufacturer to have completed testing in the OSDP Verified Certification for Access Control Units (ACUs). The HID Aero and HID Mercur...

Oyla, Inc. hosts webinar to share why it's time to adopt 3D LiDAR-based sensor fusion security solutions

LiDAR-based systems are becoming an increasingly popular choice for security and surveillance applications, due to the technology’s accuracy, reliability, and cost-effective operation. Mass-market camera and analytics As such, Oyla, Inc. has created the world’s first mass-market camera and analytics solution that fuses LiDAR with high-performance video into a single camera that seamlessly integrates with existing physical security infrastructure, while enabling more rapid and accur...