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    Privacy laws are not going away; in fact, widespread changing regulations offer opportunities for well-prepared integrators to expand their services and increase revenue.

    Privacy Legislation and its Impact on Integrators

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Security Business Cover Story (Sept. 2021): Our expert integrator panel tackles widespread changing regulations and how to capitalize on them to expand services and increase revenue...
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    GSX 2021 Product Preview from Security Business

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Security Business magazine and SecurityInfoWatch bring you an exclusive look at many of the new products that will be on display at GSX in Orlando
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    GSX Education Sessions: Something for Everyone

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Integrators, end-users and business executives will all find valuable content offered both in-person and on-demand
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    Modern security technology is helping large venues and stadiums navigate a post-pandemic world as college and pro football seasons kick off
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    Stadiums Reopen with New Challenges

    Sept. 10, 2021
    How modern security technology is helping large venues and stadiums navigate a post-pandemic world as college and pro football seasons kick off
    Brian Coulombe (bcoulombe@rossbar.com) is Principal and Director of Operations at Ross & Baruzzini | DVS. Connect with him on Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/brian-coulombe or Twitter, @DVS_RB.
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    Tech Trends: Video Analytics Enters a New Era

    Sept. 10, 2021
    SIA New Product Showcase winner Lumeo looks to change the dynamics of deployment

    More content from September 2021

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    Today’s Video Management System is actually a situational management platform
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    VMS: Think Beyond the Acronym

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Today’s Video Management System is actually a situational management platform
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    Residential Technologies

    The Smart Money: Home Security Expands to AI and Video Analytics

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Security and safety concerns are driving demand for products to be used in tandem with traditional home security systems
    Ryan Joseph is an Executive Recruiter for Recruit Group (https://recruitgrp.com), with a focus on security industry operations, sales, and sales leadership. For help with your security recruiting efforts, contact her at ryan@recruitgrp.com or call (954) 278-8286.

    Recruiting Roadmap: Going External

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Three ways to maximize an organization’s relationship with a recruiting firm
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    Sponsored Roundtable: Cloud Video Surveillance

    Sept. 10, 2021
    How a true cloud video surveillance platform can meet the needs of enterprise customers while enhancing a reseller's security business (sponsored by Eagle Eye Networks)
    Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.

    Editor's Note: My Bout with Bots

    Sept. 10, 2021
    How a cybersecurity breach brought me from overjoyed to alarmed in a matter of minutes
    Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.

    Modern Selling: Four Tips on Asking for Referrals

    Sept. 10, 2021
    While they can be powerful sales accelerators, asking for referrals needs to be done in a sophisticated way
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    Check out some technologies and strategies to help integrators build a compelling business case for customers in the quickly emerging cannabis sector.
    Cannabis Security

    Six Keys to Cannabis Surveillance

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Technologies and strategies to help integrators build a compelling business case for customers in this quickly emerging sector
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    Integrators can win more sales by showing prospects how technology solves problems.

    Selling the Security Experience

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Integrators can win more sales by showing prospects how technology solves problems
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    Access & Identity

    Sponsored Roundtable: The Converged Security Risk Between Physical and Cyber Networks

    Sept. 10, 2021
    The evolving network-centric access control landscape is filled with potential security landmines (sponsored by Johnson Controls and Tyco Software House)
    Stuart Clapp is Supervisor of Inside Sales for PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at www.securityinfowatch.com/10214742.

    Insider Intelligence: The Seesaw of Life

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Why maintaining balance is the key to personal and professional success
    Timothy J. Pastore, Esq., is a Partner in the New York office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (www.mmwr.com), where he is Vice-Chair of the Litigation Department. Before entering private practice, Mr. Pastore was an officer and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Reach him at (212) 551-7707 or by e-mail at tpastore@mmwr.com.

    Legal Brief: Biometrics Law in New York

    New rules regulating commercial establishments could have far-reaching implications
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    Proof of Vaccination will be required to attend CES 2022

    Aug. 25, 2021
    Consumer Technology Association will also offer a digital attendee option
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    Training Companies and Organizations

    National Training Center announces 90-day online training bundle

    NTC helps experienced low-voltage technicians and beginning students prepare for a successful career in security and life safety
    Residential Technologies

    Alula Launches Builder Program

    Aug. 25, 2021
    Program provides the flexibility and cost structure alarm dealers and residential integrators need to grow their business, while delivering the technology new homebuyers demand...
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    Medical Alert Monitoring Association event converts to all-digital

    Aug. 25, 2021
    COVID concerns force cancellation of in-person MAMA Chicago conference; virtual event to occur Sept 28-29
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    As schools prepare for the pandemic’s next phase, security technology can help create an environment in which students feel safe, comfortable, and confident — and one that prioritizes the health and safety of everyone on-site.
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    3 steps schools can take to optimize security tech deployments

    Aug. 24, 2021
    Security solutions will play a pivotal role in creating safe and healthy learning environments within K-12 facilities as the pandemic continues
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    Rave Mobile Safety announces new channel partner program

    Aug. 24, 2021
    Growing partnership with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and new partnership with Dice Communications add to the Rave ecosystem
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    Jennifer Scanlon is the president and CEO of UL.
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    UL's Jennifer Scanlon to deliver keynote address at TMA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

    Organization's president and CEO to discuss megatrends reshaping the alarm and monitoring industry
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    Video Surveillance

    Netwatch North America announces partnership with Avigilon

    Aug. 19, 2021
    Company’s proactive video monitoring platform to now integrate with Avigilon Control Center
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    Smart Home

    Nortek Control and Alarm.com launch the 2GIG New Home Program powered by Alarm.com

    Aug. 18, 2021
    Companies collaborate to simplify smart home automation for home builders
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    Access & Identity

    HID Global acquires Omni-ID

    Aug. 18, 2021
    Acquisition broadens company’s footprint in Asia, extends portfolio of active and passive RAIN RFID UHF tags and IoT components
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    According to the results of the 2021 National Retail Security Survey, many retailers are facing increased risk to their organizations due to the pandemic.

    Survey: Pandemic brings significant changes to the retail security landscape

    Aug. 18, 2021
    New NRF research examines how Covid-19 has impacted traditional loss prevention threats
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    Mission 500 recently hosted its newest fundraising endeavor, “The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt,” during ISC West 2021.
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    Mission 500's 'Great Las Vegas Hunt' at ISC West 2021 raises $24K

    Aug. 17, 2021
    Event raises awareness to helping children and families in need across America
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    The HID Aero X300 reader. The HID Aero and HID Mercury controller product lines as well as HID Signo Readers now carry the OSDP Verified mark.
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    HID Global offers the industry’s first SIA OSDP verified controllers

    Aug. 13, 2021
    Company's Aero and Mercury controllers, Signo readers now the carry the OSDP Verified mark
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    The cloud has the ability to transform video surveillance, presenting opportunities for efficient hybrid computing models and new analytics capabilities.
    Video Surveillance

    Cloud-Based Security Brings New Advantages and Risks

    Aug. 13, 2021
    Video surveillance functionality benefits from cloud options but also proves vulnerable
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    Motorola Solutions alleges that Verkada’s Dome Series, Mini Series, Bullet Series, Fisheye Series, and D-Series cameras, along with their related software products infringe upon three of Avigilon patents.
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    Motorola Solutions files ITC complaint against Verkada

    Aug. 12, 2021
    Company seeking to bar the importation and sale of Verkada products alleged to infringe upon Avigilon patents
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    The new Novaira Insights report, “The world market for video surveillance hardware and software,” shows that, outside China, the market for of video surveillance software and managed services continued to grow slightly in 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Growth In the Americas was highest where revenues from video surveillance software and managed services grew 8.8%.
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    Novaira Insights: Top 3 VMS firms accounted for a third of the total market outside China in 2020

    Aug. 12, 2021
    New market research shows that the market for video software and managed services grew last year despite pandemic
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    Despite recent advances, much still needs to be done when it comes to changing perceptions about women in the security industry.
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    Breaking security's glass ceiling

    Aug. 6, 2021
    Identiv's Leigh Dow discusses the challenges facing women in the industry and overcoming gender stereotypes
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    Fire & Life Safety

    NFPA announces launch of the Ecosystem Assessment Tool

    Aug. 5, 2021
    New tool will help communities identify gaps in safety and protect citizens
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    Facial Recognition Solutions

    Alcatraz AI announces partnership with RFI

    Aug. 4, 2021
    Company's frictionless identity verification solution to be offered to RFI customers
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    Convergint acquires Premier Security Group (PSG)

    Acquisition strengthens service capabilities for company's growing base of financial customers
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    Cybersecurity firm ThreatLocker has released a report that details some of the unique challenges that water companies face in trying to bolster their cybersecurity posture.

    Water utilities ill-prepared to deal with cyber threats

    Aug. 3, 2021
    New report sheds light on the cybersecurity challenges facing those that manage the nation’s water supplies
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    Video Surveillance

    Panasonic i-PRO to change names again

    Aug. 3, 2021
    Company to rebrand as i-PRO Americas beginning in April
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    Video Analytics

    Prosegur and Security & Safety Things announce strategic collaboration to develop new AI enabled security services

    Aug. 2, 2021
    Prosegur to incorporate AI-infused video analytic applications from S&ST into its 'SOC as a service' offering
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    Securitas announces pair of acquisitions

    Aug. 2, 2021
    Company purchases integration firms in Germany and Turkey
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    As hundreds of millions of dollars flowed into the industry in the space of five days this month, we are obliged to take notice of a maturing video surveillance market that is now starting to take a foothold in Western markets.
    Video Surveillance

    Memoori: Promise of AI, cloud tech drives large investments in video surveillance market

    July 30, 2021
    Hundreds of millions in investment dollars have been poured into emerging companies in the space this month alone
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    Video Surveillance

    ONVIF to end support for Profile Q

    July 28, 2021
    Organization says profile contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices
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    APi Group to buy Chubb Fire & Security for $3.1B

    July 27, 2021
    Acquisition to establish company as a global life safety services provider