August 2022

The Inovonics EN1223S single-button water-resistant pendant.

Technology Roundtable: Best Practices for Adding Mobile Duress

Aug. 9, 2022
How integrators can incorporate the technology into an overall solution (Sponsored by Inovonics)
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Security integrators can break into smart city deployments in a variety of ways.

Putting the AI in Smart Cities

Aug. 8, 2022
Three less-traveled paths where security integrators might break into smart city deployments (Security Business Cover Story, Aug. 2022)
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The ZeroEyes solution leverages existing IP cameras to monitor for visible, brandished guns. The company claims that if a human can identify it, so can the analytic.
Threat Detection, Imaging & Inspection

Tech Trends: Weapons Detection's Role in Shooter Prevention

Aug. 8, 2022
ZeroEyes brings AI technology in a quest to provide more time for response
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Editor's Note: Giving in to The Temptations

Aug. 8, 2022
It’s time for our readers to get into the act with the all-new Readers’ Choice Product Awards and our annual State of the Industry report
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Being a trusted security advisor to utilities starts with the NERC security mandates.
Critical Infrastructure

The Integrator’s Role in NERC Compliance

Aug. 8, 2022
Being a trusted advisor to utilities end-users starts with these mandates

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Integrators can form a perimeter protection strategy for protecting critical infrastructure by using a combination of technologies in a multi-layered format.
Perimeter Security

Multi-Layered Protection on the Perimeter

Aug. 8, 2022
A layer-by-layer guide for protecting critical infrastructure using a combination of technologies
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Integrators must ensure video devices have the power, bandwidth, recording and playback abilities that customers demand.
Video Transmission Equipment

Network Design for Surveillance Products

Aug. 8, 2022
Five considerations for integrators to ensure video devices have the power, bandwidth, recording and playback abilities that customers demand
Security Business New Prods

Security Business New Products (August 2022)

Aug. 8, 2022
The latest from security manufacturers
Ryan Joseph is an Executive Recruiter for Recruit Group (, with a focus on security industry operations, sales, and sales leadership. For help with your security recruiting efforts, contact her at or call (954) 278-8286.

Recruiting Roadmap: Dealing with Dishonest Candidates

Aug. 8, 2022
From red flags on resumes to background checks, it is an employer's duty to be sure there is trust in a potential employee
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (, a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. Use 'Security Business' as a coupon code to receive a 10% lifetime discount at To request more info about the company, visit

Modern Selling: The Power of Storytelling

Aug. 8, 2022
5 best practices for incorporating memorable stories into your sales technique
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Residential Technologies

The Smart Money: Smart Tech in MDUs

Aug. 8, 2022
IoT-based and other smart amenities in apartments translate to higher profits for both building owners and security providers
Ric McCullough is president of PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at

Insider Intelligence: TIPs for Successful Leadership

Aug. 8, 2022
A catchy mathematical equation to help you remember your role as a leader
Timothy J. Pastore, Esq., is a Partner in the New York office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (, 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
Alarms & Monitoring

Legal Brief: Training Matters

A massive settlement in the Champlain Towers condo collapse put security technology training in the spotlight
Security Industry Services

Verify introduces facial recognition-enabled background check service

July 27, 2022
Comapny expected to introduce Consumer and Enterprise Editions in the U.S. in Q3/Q4 2022

International Security Expo

Sept. 26, 2023 - Sept. 27, 2023
International Security Expo is returning to London from 27-28 September
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David Wagner has been appointed as the new CEO of Everbridge effectively immediately.
Mass Notification Solutions

David Wagner named CEO of Everbridge

July 25, 2022
Co-CEOs Patrick Brickley and Vernon Irvin to continue in their roles as CFO and CRO respectively
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Securitas completes acquisition of STANLEY Security and Healthcare

July 22, 2022
Acquisition accelerates company's transition toward technology-based solutions
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The SEC has proposed new rules to standardize disclosures by publicly traded companies related to cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incident reporting.

SEC poised to beef up cybersecurity requirements for public companies

July 22, 2022
Proposed rules place greater responsibility on C-suites and boards for managing, mitigating cyber threats
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Sciens Building Solutions acquires Cen-Cal Fire Systems

July 20, 2022
Company continues its platform expansion across the U.S. with addition of central California firm
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Fire safety technology has only evolved in recent years to address the growing patchwork of local and state fire codes as well as new safety concerns.
Fire & Life Safety

Tips for protecting your fire alarm systems from power surges

July 18, 2022
Surge protection delivers peace of mind for organizations as do fire alarm systems for their employees and guests
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Pye-Barker acquires Bender & Modlin Fire Sprinkler

Purchase further strengthens company's presence in Florida and the surrounding markets
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A recently published study conducted by Joe Kuhns, Ph.D., a professor in the Criminal Justice & Criminology department at UNC-Charlotte, found communities that adopted the Security Industry Alarm Coalition’s (SIAC) Model Alarm Ordinance were able to effectively reduce false calls, while simultaneously maintaining police response to alarms.
Alarms & Monitoring

Study: SIAC model ordinance helps reduce false alarms

July 13, 2022
New research finds that only a small percentage of installed systems could be classified as 'problematic'
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CTSI acquires Firecom

July 12, 2022
Acquisition expands company's footprint in fire and life safety services
The affordable, easy-to-use 'tap the app' HID Rapid ID solution has never been more convenient and intuitive – namely because it's designed to work with existing devices like smartphones that are already in the hands of officers.
Access & Identity

HID Global Rapid ID receives FDLE FALCON certification

July 11, 2022
Innovative mobile biometric identification certified technology transforms the way law enforcement agencies perform ID checks while on patrol
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Calipsa CTO Boris Ploix recently sat down with Editor-in-Chief Joel Griffin to discuss how video analytics have evolved in the security market.
Video Analytics

1-on-1 with Calipsa's Boris Ploix

July 8, 2022
Company's CTO discusses the evolution of video analytics and what the future may hold for the technology
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Video Surveillance

Netwatch North America announces technology integration with Hanwha Techwin

July 6, 2022
Company's Proactive Video Monitoring solution now fully integrated with Hanwha's Wisnet WAVE VMS and is also compatible with the Wisenet X and P series camera lines
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Ray Bailey will assume the role of NSCA Board of Directors president on July 1.
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Resideo acquires Electronic Custom Distributors

July 6, 2022
Acquisition to help build upon growing AV and smart home product category within ADI Global Distribution
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Access Control

Sargent and Greenleaf announces new executive appointments

Christopher Casazza to become CEO, Raji Shrie and Jennifer Cutting named as company’s new CFO and COO respectively
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This graphic from Novaira Insights shows current growth trends in the global video surveillance market.
Video Surveillance

Report: Global video surveillance market rebounds in wake of Covid-19 pandemic

July 6, 2022
Novaira Insights says market grew by over 16% in 2021 as lockdown measures eased
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Access Control

Allegion completes acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker’s access technologies business

July 5, 2022
Access Technologies is a leading manufacturer, installer and service provider of automatic doors in North America
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The video arrays can be transported to specific exterior locations and powered via solar and supplemented by fuel-cell generators.
Mobile, Vehicle, Body-Worn Surveillance

Rapidly deployed video surveillance options gain traction

July 1, 2022
Solutions like those from LiveView Technologies look to solve big league security problems
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Trackforce Valiant acquires TrackTik Software

June 30, 2022
Terms of the deal not disclosed
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PSA to rebrand its USAV division

June 28, 2022
Division renamed as 'EDGE' effective immediately
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Sciens Building Solutions acquires Elite Fire Safety

June 23, 2022
Addition of Michigan-based firm establishes company's presence in the greater Detroit area, boosting its overall national footprint