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TechSec educational program announced

December 21, 2015Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—TechSec Solutions, the industry's premiere conference dedicated to new and emerging security technologies, announced its lineup of educational sessions for 2016.The conference will take place at the Delray Beach Marriot here Feb. 2-3.The first session will be “Biometrics: Battle of the body parts.” Moderator Ray Coulombe of Security Specifiers will take a look at four leading technologies—facial recognition, eye scan, fingerprint, and hand geometry. Then,...

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Weathering the Blizzard of 2015 while preparing for TechSec

January 27, 2015Amy Canfield

As what has been forecasted to be an epic blizzard bears down on us here in the Northeast—and from what the howling wind sounds like outside it would seem the forecast will come to fruition—we are making our final preparations for TechSec 2015 in sunny, warm, blizzard-free Florida. We're thankful the storm is hitting now so as not to delay us from flying down to Delray Beach next weekend for what we expect to be one of the greatest TechSec conferences ever. (Check out the lineup ... ) Meanwhile,...

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Taser, on a roll, focuses on hospital use

May 2, 2014Amy Canfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Taser International, coming off two banner sales years and “practically saturating” the law enforcement market, is focusing anew on hospitals.The company's stock price has risen nearly fivefold in the past two years, topping $20 earlier this month.“That's because we're not a one-trick pony. We've become a tech company, and that's what's really gotten the attention of the market,” said Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications for the company, based...

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Cancer hospital employees better not go where they don't belong

October 29, 2013Amy Canfield

BOSTON—An upgrade of its access control system has enabled the Dana Farber Cancer Institute here to introduce Wi-Fi locks without building a new system to manage them, has provided more information about cardholders and provides automatic reports.That's all without making a huge dent in the renowned hospital's security budget.The new Wi-Fi locks did not require “a new computer in a room for someone to look at,” said DFCI manager of security services Ralph Nerette.Typically, integrating...

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