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Dahua USA launches Three-in-One Camera for video monitoring

January 28, 2022SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—Dahua Technology, a world-leading, video-centric, provider of smart IoT solutions, has announced the release of a Three-in-One Camera (TiOC) for its North America market, built to deter unwanted behavior in three different ways. With warm-light LEDs, an active alarm with red and blue flashing lights, and two-way talk, the TiOC helps security operators take a proactive approach and stop incidents before they occur. These features are referred to in shorthand as “lights,...

Dahua Technology, Jennifer Hackenburg


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Cybersecurity

Biden Administration expands public-private cyber partnership to water sector

January 28, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Biden-Harris Administration announced on Jan. 27, 2022, that it will extend the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity Initiative to the water sector. The Water Sector Action plan outlines surge actions that will take place over the next 100 days to improve the cybersecurity of the sector. The action plan was developed in close partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Water...

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), President Biden, Vice President Harris, Water Sector Coordinating Council (WSCC)


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Honeywell makes strategic investment in RapidSOS

January 27, 2022SSN Staff

ATLANTA and NEW YORK—Honeywell, a global manufacturer of security and automation solutions for residential and commercial applications, has announced a strategic investment in RapidSOS that will further modernize and digitize the public safety communications process. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. RapidSOS is the emergency response data platform used by more than 5,200 emergency communications centers (ECCs) worldwide. The existing communications infrastructure between...

Honeywell, Jurgen van Goethem, Michael Martin, RapidSOS, US Digital Designs


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OMB announces strategy for U.S. Government “zero trust” approach to cyber

Cybersecurity

OMB announces strategy for U.S. Government “zero trust” approach to cyber

January 27, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a Federal strategy on Jan. 26, 2022 to move the U.S. Government toward a “zero trust” approach to cybersecurity. The strategy represents a key step forward in delivering on President Biden’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, which focuses on advancing security measures that dramatically reduce the risk of successful cyberattacks against the Federal Government’s...

Anne Neuberger, Chris DeRusha, Christopher Inglis, Clare Martorana, Jen Easterly, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), President Biden, Shalanda Young


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On The Editor's Desk

Crystal Ball Time

January 26, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

January is the month of new resolutions … looking forward to the year ahead … making plans and strategies for a successful 2022. This is also the time of year to look into our crystal ball here at Security Systems News to see what our readers have determined are the top trends and challenges for the year. Looking at our News Poll results, along with the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) Megatrends’ report, similar themes start to play out for the year. For...

SSN News Poll


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Women in Security

Women in Security Feature: Sheryl Pinckney-Maas, Guardian Zone, LLC

January 26, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Sheryl Pinckney-Maas, CEO and Founder of Guardian Zone, LLC, a technology and security solutions company based in Colleyville, Texas. Pinckney-Maas launched a cutting-edge security mobile app and software platform that fortifies public safety,...

Guardian Zone, Security Industry Association (SIA), Sheryl Pinckney-Maas, Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Allied Universal appoints Ryan Manning as Chief Compliance Officer

January 26, 2022SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading global security and facility services company, announced it has appointed Ryan Manning as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). He will be based in the Santa Ana corporate office. Manning will be responsible for overseeing all enterprise compliance globally for the company. With operations in over 90 countries around the world, he will contribute to the company’s ESG and sustainability goals by furthering the company’s commitment to...

Allied Universal, Ryan Manning, Steve Jones


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Wasabi Technologies, Axis Communications announce cloud storage partnership

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Wasabi Technologies, Axis Communications announce cloud storage partnership

January 26, 2022SSN Staff

BOSTON—Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, announced that it has partnered with Axis Communications, the industry leader in network video, to deliver cloud storage for AXIS Camera Station (ACS) VMS. This breakthrough solution combines the strength of Axis’ industry-leading video technology and Wasabi’s unlimited scalability and disruptively low, predictable cost to help organizations optimize their modern video surveillance deployments and more effectively...

Axis Communications, David Boland, Heidi Urban, Wasabi Technologies


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Per Mar Security Services’ Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy passes away

General News

Per Mar Security Services’ Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy passes away

January 26, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients in the Midwestern United States, has announced the passing of Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy on Jan. 21, 2022. He was 71. Duffy’s parents, John and Eleanor Duffy, founded Per Mar Security Services in 1953 in Davenport, Iowa. The company was originally chartered as a security and investigative business that started out in Michael’s parents’...

Brian Duffy, Michael L. Duffy, Per Mar Security Services


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Mission 500 annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser set for ISC West 2022

January 25, 2022SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500 has announced that the annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser benefiting children and families in need across the United States will once again be held live at ISC West this year. The event will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 7:30 a.m. and takes place at 2601 East Sunset Road in Las Vegas. Registration to participate in this year’s event is already open and can be accessed by visiting https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=82008. For those who are unable...

ADT, alarm.com, Altronix, Axis Communications, Bosch, Brinks Home Security, COPS Monitoring, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), First Response Systems, Galaxy Control Systems


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