Subscribe to General News

General News

Former president George W. Bush to speak at ASIS 2017

ASIS looked to include diverse perspectives with this year’s speakers, ASIS CEO says
 - 
05/16/2017

DALLAS—ASIS International recently announced a few speakers for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits to be held here, Sept. 25-28, including president George W. Bush, futurist Scott Klososky, and Boston Marathon bombing investigators Richard DesLauriers and Ed Davis.

Market for smart home sensors is changing

ABI Research predicts more microphones leading to more voice interaction
 - 
05/10/2017

LONDON—ABI Research recently published a report, “The Future of Sensors in the Smart Home,” which looks at how smart home sensors will be changing over the next five years.

Robot Assistance Devices plans for growth

Company president discusses ‘robots-as-a-service’
 - 
05/10/2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.—Robotic Assistance Devices sees a future for robots in physical security and plans to be a leader in that trend.

Industry associations warn against deceptive sales practices

Presentation seems timely ahead of the summer sales season
 - 
05/10/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The Better Business Bureau, the Electronic Security Association, The Monitoring Association, and ADT—as well as targets and victims of deceptive sales practices—gathered here on May 9 to discuss the harm these sales techniques do to customers as well as the industry.

Specifically Speaking with Eduardo E. De Diego, PSP

Senior systems analyst for Applied Security Research Associates in Kemptville, Ontario
 - 
05/10/2017

What's your title and role at the company?
As the senior systems analyst, I work closely with clients and the rest of the team here at ASRA to meet clients’ needs. My responsibilities include preparing for design charrettes, crafting Threat Risk Assessments and CPTED studies, conducting equipment research, drafting security management systems designs, and writing specifications and reports. And that is before my first cup of coffee of the day!

NTT Security releases cybersecurity report

Study puts cyber threats into layman’s terms, giving both practical and technical advice
 - 
05/02/2017

OMAHA, Neb.—NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, has launched its 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR), which highlights the latest ransomware, phishing and DDoS attack trends and demonstrates the impact of today’s threats against global organizations.

ESX announces speaker for Public Safety Luncheon

Criminal defense attorney to look at role of digital forensics in the courtroom
 - 
04/28/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ESX, which is at the Music City Center here June 13-16, announced the main stage speaker for its Public Safety Luncheon: Miles Brissette, a senior criminal trial attorney based in Fort Worth, Texas, who will look at how video surveillance evidence in the courtroom impacts criminal and civil cases.

Specifically Speaking with Mark Bavousett

Senior consultant for WJHW, based in Dallas
 - 
04/26/2017

What's your role at the company?

Five Questions: Sean Flint

 - 
04/26/2017

Sean Flint joined Convergint in May of 2016 as senior vice president, Eastern operations. Originally from Massachusetts, he has lived in Rochester, N.Y. since 1998. Security Systems News caught up with Flint and asked him five questions.

News Poll: Data analytics has value in the industry

Most say that operational efficiency and business intelligence are key uses
 - 
04/19/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Data analytics and big data are big topics in the industry, coming up at several industry events—but is there value in it?

Pages

Poll

SSN News Poll October 2017

Sandy Springs, Ga.—like several other municipalities—recently faced the problem of harmful false alarm ordinances negatively impacting the industry. Are you concerned about negative alarm ordinances?