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AMAG Technology releases RISK360 incident and case management system

AMAG Technology, a provider of access control, video management, identity management and visitor management solutions, announces the latest addition to their portfolio: RISK360. This solution is a robust, global Incident and Case Management system that investigates and analyses incidents to help organisations operate more efficiently, save money, enforce compliance and mitigate risk. RISK360 is a highly configurable, workflow based solution that empowers security teams to capture information, p...

Trace Eye-D earns ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality security technology solutions

Trace Eye-D, a South Florida security technology company, has announced that they have received ISO Certification 9001:2015 from BQC Certifications. ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard for specifying requirements for a quality management system (QMS) used by organisations to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements, according to the American Society for Quality.  Trace Eye-D underwent a stringent evaluation...

Gartner projects IoT security spending to reach $1.5 billion in 2018

Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion. Factors such as Endpoint Security, Gateway Security and Professional Services will be the main drivers o...

PSIA addresses Physical Logical Access Interoperability specification at ISC West 2018

A critical issue for security officers today is how to make sure temporary or permanent employees are removed from the employee directory system when they are no longer working for the company. This situation arises especially in large enterprises, which may have different Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) supporting different offices or company operations. It is not uncommon for a company to make an acquisition and have two or more incompatible PACS systems. The simple way to address this...

AMAG Technology's Security Engineering Symposium focuses on security management practices

AMAG Technology hosted its annual Security Engineering Symposium in Newport Beach, California, February 23-26, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort. Nearly 70 end users, integrators and consultants attended the highly interactive networking event. AMAG Technology President, Kurt Takahashi and Vice President-Global Sales and Business Development, Jody Ross kicked off the conference with opening remarks and introductions of honoured guests and AMAG staff. Chief Operating Officer, Howard Johnson present...

Johnson Controls’ victor video management system and VideoEdge NVRs facilitate efficient incident management

Johnson Controls introduces the newest version of its victor Video Management System and VideoEdge Network Video Recorders (NVRs) from American Dynamics, version 5.2, a powerful video management system that provides enhanced video intelligence and analytics to greatly improve the efficiency of security personnel and daily business operations. The victor client on VideoEdge hardware platforms allows users to leverage high-performance video streaming, audio, motion meta-data and an expansive feat...

NW Security launches GDPR Readiness tool for testing compliance preparedness

NW Security Group, a provider of IP video solutions and security consultancy, has launched a free General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Readiness checklist tool to help businesses quickly and easily determine if they’re adequately preparing for the new legislation. Due to come into effect on 25th May 2018, the EU GDPR aims to ensure the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), however, according to recent figures over 50% of companies across the UK will not be ready fo...

SIA appoints Brendan McFall to chair RISE professional development programme

Brendan McFall, Technical Project Manager, Northland Controls, has become the new chair of the SIA RISE Networking Group, volunteering his time to support career resources for young professionals in the security industry. Supporting young professionals SIA RISE offers networking events, job resources, scholarships and professional development to young professionals at SIA Member companies. SIA RISE next will host a complimentary SIA RISE Happy Hour during ISC West 2018 at the Rockhouse, locate...

NBCS Consultancy launched to offer law enforcement agencies with security management service

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime, has announced the introduction of a new consultancy service. NBCS Consultancy is specifically designed to help members and non-members alike configure effective security strategies, implement risk based deployment, address loss prevention and online fraud, and deliver effective policy and stakeholder manageme...

Intersec 2018 showcases artificial intelligence based systems for homeland security market

The Middle East homeland security market is on course for significant growth over the next five years, with revenues more than doubling in value from an estimated US$9.6 billion in 2017 to US$19.7 billion by 2022, new research has revealed. Integrated public security solutions According to analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S), the regional homeland security market, comprising monitoring and surveillance systems, restricted entry systems, and perimeter security solutions, will grow annually...

Perpetuity Academy introduces ‘Technical Surveillance Countermeasures for Security Managers’ eLearning course to combat surveillance threats

Perpetuity Academy, one of the UK’s leading developers and providers of security management training, has launched its new ‘Technical Surveillance Countermeasures for Security Managers’ Accredited Level 4 eLearning course in collaboration with the TSCMi. Perpetuity Academy is part of the Linx International Group, a consultancy providing security, risk management and training. Developed in collaboration with the Technical Security Countermeasures Institute (TSCMi) and delivered...

A+ Technology & Security to host security training seminar to educate schools in crisis management

A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc., a provider of video security and technology integration specialising in the convergence of physical and IP video security, announced that the company will be hosting an exclusive security training event “Crisis In The Classroom” on December 1, 2017 as part of a series of educational security preparedness seminars hosted at A + Technology’s headquarters located at 1490 North Clinton Avenue in Bay Shore, New York. Prevent and respond...