May 2024

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Alarms & Monitoring

The Decline of Dialers

June 10, 2024
Manufacturers and integrators embrace modern communications for security and fire alarm applications
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Alarms & Monitoring

Thermal-Powered Early Fire Detection

May 23, 2024
How thermal cameras can strengthen safety and situational awareness
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Emergency Safety Equipment

Empowering First Responder Communications

May 20, 2024
The vital roles of ARCS and UL 2524 for emergency communications
Integrators

Big Book Spring 2024

May 20, 2024
The security industry's buyer's guide
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Industry Trade Associations

An Insider’s View: Security Goes to Washington

May 20, 2024
Kirk MacDowell gives us an inside look at the second SIA/ESA Security Hill Day, where advocates for the security industry descended on Capitol Hill

More content from May 2024

Integrators

Tech Trends: The Power of Protective Intelligence

May 20, 2024
Integrators can leverage these robust platforms to enhance a client’s Security Operations Center
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ISC West

Editor's Note: ISC West was just like the good old days

May 20, 2024
By all measures, the show was a rousing success, but the people were the best part
Integrators

Recruiting Roadmap: 6 Strategies for Executive Interviews

May 20, 2024
Here are some surefire ways to turn heads in the hotly-contested market for executive roles
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Integrators

Legal Brief: Licensing Concerns for Product Introductions

Integrators introducing a new product or service would be wise to consult their legal and compliance experts
Integrators

Modern Selling: 8 Ways to be a Better Public Speaker

May 20, 2024
Salespeople can become more trusted advisors by speaking every chance they can
Fire & Life Safety

Fire Alarm 411: The Bible of Fire Alarm Installation

May 20, 2024
After covering equipment and device specifications, NFPA 101, and IFC, it is time to examine standard practices to install the equipment – the how rules
Alarms & Monitoring

The Smart Money: Deep Dive on the False Alarm Issue

May 20, 2024
Learn how the residential market is being impacted by longer police response times, and how it may lead to a cord-cutting moment for security
Industry Trade Associations

Response: Proptech vs. the Built Environment

May 20, 2024
The new chair of SIA's Built Environment Advisory Board further explains the reasons behind the name change
Integrators

Insider Intelligence: Security Integrators Need a Strong Brand

May 20, 2024
How to transform your image from service provider to trusted guardian
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Alarms & Monitoring

TMA President: Two standards are priorities in 2024

May 7, 2024
In a recent address to TMA members, Steve Butkovich stressed the importance of advocacy and adoption of AVS-01 and the ASAP program
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Security Executives

California law requires workplace violence prevention plan, other states could follow

May 7, 2024
California Bill 553, signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last fall, requires all employers with more than 10 workers to enact workplace violence prevention plans by July 1. The...
Industry News

Axon acquires Dedrone, making major push in robotic security tech

May 6, 2024
Public safety technology giant Axon announced plans Monday to acquire counter-drone technology leader Dedrone to advance the company’s development of drones as first responders...
Fire & Life Safety

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires ADS Systems in Louisiana

The addition of ADS Systems presents new growth opportunities for Pye-Barker's team members and allows the company to serve new communities.
Fire & Life Safety

NAPCO StarLink Operations Center (NOC) receives SOC 2 rating

NAPCO’s StarLink NOC has undergone rigorous criteria to implement and meet SOC Policies & Trust Services Criteria for cybersecurity and data privacy protection.
Cybersecurity

The evolution of RaaS and how corporations can better defend themselves

May 1, 2024
As security risks have grown more sophisticated over time, so have the methods of ransomware deployment. The multi-faceted approach being employed now by many bad actors makes...
Integrators

Pye-Barker acquires Alarm Specialists in New York

The highly skilled team at Alarm Specialists will continue to serve customers in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
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Cybersecurity

Cyber experts debate possible TikTok ban, national security vs. free speech

April 30, 2024
As the U.S. lawmakers and President Biden have approved legislation that makes a ban on TikTok in the U.S. more likely, cybersecurity experts have differing opinions on whether...
Integrators

Vince DiValerio retires after 48 years with Vector Security

April 29, 2024
Ryan Dreliszak assumes responsibilities for future acquisitions.
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ISC West

Security leaders debate megatrends at ASSA ABLOY integrator breakfast

April 25, 2024
Sustainability, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were highlighted as major game changers as the industry grapples with rapidly evolving technologies.
Integrators

RapidFire Safety & Security acquires Albuquerque Low Voltage

April 24, 2024
This addition represents the 2nd acquisition in the New Mexico market for RapidFire.
Video Surveillance

Hanwha Vision announces support for Genetec Security Center SaaS

April 23, 2024
Over time, Hanwha will continue to add support for Security Center SaaS across its entire product line to enhance its integrated systems.
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Integrators

Security market stays robust, as do industry’s challenges

April 19, 2024
While a massive crowd perusing more than 700 booths at ISC West last week, executives at the Security Industry Association told industry media that market conditions remain strong...
Integrators

PureTech Systems announces new partnerships with i-PRO and Magos

April 19, 2024
This strategic move not only expands PureTech Systems’ portfolio but also reinforces its commitment to provide video analytics and fusion software for perimeter protection.
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Integrators

Security industry icon Jim Henry’s death leaves a void

April 17, 2024
Cancer claims industry veteran who was devoted to the integrator community and mourned by all he mentored
Podcasts

Executive Q&A: Convergint’s new CEO, Ann Fandozzi

April 17, 2024
In this special edition of the SecurityDNA podcast, Security Business editor-in-chief Paul Rothman caught up with Convergint’s new CEO, Ann Fandozzi, at ISC West 2024, where they...
Security Executives

Introducing the ASIS Security Risk Assessment Standard: A comprehensive framework for assessing security risks

April 16, 2024
The ASIS SRA Standard offers an up-to-date and forward-looking comprehensive and systematic approach to identifying, analyzing, and evaluating security risks.
Distributors

AlarMax opens Fort Lauderdale branch

April 16, 2024
The new location will provide dealers in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding areas with personalized support, training and access to products.
Industry News

ASSA ABLOY acquires Axxess Industries

April 16, 2024
Axxess’ solutions will be offered alongside the offerings of Vingcard.
Cameras

Delta showcases integration of Vivotek AI camera with its smart building controllers at ISC West 2024

The camera is also seamlessly integrated into Delta Controls’ new Red5-PLUS-ROOM controller, an IoT-based native BACnet building controller.
Alarms & Monitoring

Johnson Controls launches security lifecycle management with OpenBlue Services

April 15, 2024
The offering combines the OpenBlue suite of connected solutions and the ability to monitor and manage security devices across vendors.
Security Executives

Scott Dunn appointed as SIA Board of Directors Chair

April 15, 2024
In his new role, Dunn will continue to promote educational and standards efforts, furthering the goal of advancing the physical security industry.
ISC West

HID, Cohesion, and Smart Spaces introduce mobile credentials in Google Wallet

April 15, 2024
Smart Spaces and Cohesion partner with HID to provide convenient, secure access using Android devices.
Integrators

DMP recognizes top dealers of 2023

Companies honored include Martin Systems of Wisconsin, Habitec Security of Ohio, San Marino Security of California, and Bay Alarm of California
Distributors

Resideo to acquire Snap One for $1.4B

April 15, 2024
Snap One will be integrated into ADI distribution arm of the company
Video Management Software/VMS

Milestone CEO talks responsible technology, BriefCam merger

April 13, 2024
In an interview with SecurityInfoWatch.com at ISC West 2024, CEO Thomas Jensen discussed the company’s decision to sign the 2018 Copenhagen Letter that urges stronger privacy ...
Alarms & Monitoring

WeSuite Meets Customers at ISC After Surprise Acquisition

April 12, 2024
ISC West was the perfect place for outreach after Valsoft announced its acquisition pre-show
Integrators

Security 101 moving beyond ‘boutique’ label, pushing for growth

April 12, 2024
New CEO Greg Daly provides an update on the company live from the ISC West show floor
Access & Identity

Acre Unveils New Access Control Platform at ISC West

April 12, 2024
Built on the Feenics architecture, the platform leverages the best capabilities of acre’s brands
Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Prometheus Security Group

Zero Trust from Prometheus Group is a three-prong encryption technology that addresses intrusion, access and video.
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Genetec and HID-Mercury

April 12, 2024
Learn how the scalability, openness and flexibility of solutions from this partnership are important in access control
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Resideo

April 12, 2024
The new features of the First Alert VX5 indoor camera complement Resideo’s security portfolio
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: NAPCO

Ziad Ghossaini discusses why Dual Sim is important in an alarm communicator and shows new functions and accessories for Prima
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Bosch Security Systems

Learn about the new solutions and capabilities possible with AI-driven analytics and how they extend beyond security to safety and other operational applications
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ISC West

IronYun takes top prize at SIA NPS Awards

April 12, 2024
Before a packed audience at The Bridge Stage at ISC West, IronYun took the top prize Wednesday during the Security Industry Association New Products and Solutions Awards.
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Centrios

April 11, 2024
Centrios brings electronic access control to the small business market
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Acquisition & Funding Services

AFS owner Rory Russell talks about the current state of the security mergers and acquisitions market
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Inovonics

Inovonics' Craig Dever discusses the company's move into cloud services
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Altronix

April 11, 2024
New products include the COMMBATT1 ARCS/ERCES power back-up solution that supplements Altronix’s portfolio of power and data solutions
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Genetec

April 11, 2024
Learn about the benefits of Genetec Security Center SaaS
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Vosker

April 11, 2024
Vosker’s Thomas Fehr shares information about the Vosker VKX security camera and the future of the surveillance industry
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: IPVideo Corp.

April 11, 2024
David Antar shares details about IP Video’s latest release, HALO Amplify
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Athena Security

April 11, 2024
Athena Security’s Good AI technology helps security officers improve safety at entryways
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Allegion

April 11, 2024
Allegion’s Michael Brislin discusses important mechanical hardware trends for K-12 schools and higher education campuses
ISC West

IDIS Americas makes industry debut at ISC West with portfolio of video solutions

April 11, 2024
As a part of its expanded product lineup, IDIS Americas will be featuring edge AI cameras, IP cameras, and more at ISC West 2024.
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: i-PRO

April 11, 2024
Learn about i-PRO Americas’ focus on edge processing vs. servers and market feedback on the new X-series with Ambarella's CV52 SoC
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Ambient.ai

April 11, 2024
Ambient.ai shares guidelines and tips for evaluating the best AI solution for physical security, along with a peek at the company’s new offerings
Video Surveillance

Axis Communications Launches Axis Cloud Connect at ISC West 2024

April 11, 2024
Powerful cloud-based platform for Axis and its development partners spurs new industry offerings
Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Luna Innovations

April 11, 2024
Luna explains the key differentiators the company provides in a platform security architecture
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March Networks announces CloudSight camera-to-cloud solution at ISC West 2024

April 11, 2024
March Networks CloudSight delivers a seamless direct camera-to-cloud video experience and is fully integrated and operational with Searchlight Cloud.
Access Control

Centrios Access Control Hardware for Small And Growing Businesses Debuts at ISC West

April 11, 2024
The smart reader and cylindrical lock are integral parts of the Centrios platform
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Traka

April 10, 2024
Learn how key management and electronic key cabinets can enhance access control and emergency response in K-12 schools
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Multimedia

ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: Hanwha Vision

April 10, 2024
Hanwha Vision’s newest products feature AI, build-in analytics and cloud management.
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ISC West 2024 Show Floor Spotlight: dormakaba

April 10, 2024
dormakaba outlines smart access solutions for the education and healthcare vertical markets