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Defendify raises $1.6m in pre-seed funding

Cybersecurity startup will use money to grow channel partners and boost product development
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06/19/2019

PORTLAND, Maine—Defendify, an all-in-one, SaaS-delivered cybersecurity platform developer, announced today $1.6 million in pre-seed funding led by private investors with participation from Maine Technology Institute (MTI) and early stage cybersecurity industry investor 3dot6 Ventures.

Genetec takes top global VMS vendor position, IHS reports

Company also retains No. 1 position in Americas for the 8th consecutive year
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06/19/2019

MONTRÉAL—Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, was named the world’d No. 1 vendor of Video Management Systems (VMS), according to a recent report published by global research firm IHS Markit.

Everbridge appoints David Meredith as CEO

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06/19/2019

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Everbridge Inc., a global provider of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications, recently announced the appointment of David Meredith as CEO and member of the Everbridge Board of Directors, effective July 15, 2019. 

Infocyte and Solutions Granted partner

Enables MSPs to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective endpoint security solutions to small, mid-sized organizations
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06/18/2019

AUSTIN, Texas—Infocyte, a pioneer proactive threat detection and instant incident response (IR), has partnered with Solutions Granted, a master managed security service provider (MSSP), providing managed security solutions to the channel.

SSN Exclusive: Rob Aarnes illuminates practical, actionable knowledge about leadership

Q&A and video reveals information all leaders and perspective leaders need to deploy into their daily work routines
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06/14/2019

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Thought leadership is a well-recognized phrase within the security industry as it describes a security influencer with expertise and a valuable perspective to help guide others within the industry by illuminating pure, actionable knowledge and insight on relevant industry topics.

New research shows DIY is on the rise

Parks finds DIY raising awareness while competing with traditional dealers
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06/13/2019

DALLAS—New research from Parks Associates reveals at the end of 4Q 2018, 28 percent of U.S. broadband households reported the presence of an active security system, up from 26 percent in 4Q 2017, with 24 percent having professional monitoring.

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SSN News Poll August 2019

According to new research from Parks Associates, interest in DIY security systems is on the rise with 52 percent of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the next 12 months planning to buy a system that is self-installed. This month’s News Poll looks to gauge reader’s thoughts on DIY’s impact on security overall.