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Z-Wave Alliance announces support of cyber labeling programs for IoT devices

May 3, 2024SSN Staff

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Z-Wave Alliance, the standards development organization, announced its full support of the latest cybersecurity labeling programs for IoT and connected devices. In conjunction with the recent Z-Wave Alliance Summit & Unplug Fest 2024, the Alliance announced that the Z-Wave protocol security framework meets, and in some cases exceeds, the regulations and requirements set forth by the recently announced U.S. Cyber Trust Mark. “Robust device security has...

Avi Rosenthal, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), Z-Wave Alliance

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ONVIF forming new group focused on metadata specs and data ontology

December 21, 2023SSN Staff

SAN RAMON – The Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) has announced an agreement with the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) to take over development of data ontology and metadata specifications. In a release ONVIF stated that the work will continue under a new ONVIF metadata working group originally under OSSA. According to ONVIF, the new metadata working group is focused on developing standardized ways of richly describing the context in which objects of interest appear in...

Internet of Things (IoT), Leo Levit, metadata, Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), Surveillance

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Hard target

November 8, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

We’re about a week away from ISC East, but I’m not going to be there for this one, so let’s have a cybersecurity topic this week on Monitoring Matters instead. In fact, if you want to do a bit of studying before your homework this week, please take the time to read Bud Broomhead’s excellent guest editorial on security infrastructure. One of the topics it covers is the recent ransomware attacks that affected Las Vegas casino groups MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment. I...

Bud Broomhead, Cybersecurity, European Union (EU), Internet of Things (IoT), ISC East, Ransomware, security infrastructure

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Allegion elevated as promoter and board member of Connectivity Standards Alliance

September 6, 2023SSN Staff

CARMEL, Ind.– Security products provider Allegion has been named a promoter member of the Connectivity Standards Alliance (the Alliance) and elevated to a seat on the Alliance Board of Directors. Made up of more than 600 companies, the Alliance creates, maintains, and delivers open global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT). As a part of this organization, Allegion will help develop and promote those standards, which are expected to improve user experiences in smart home and smart...

Allegion, Connectivity Standards Alliance (the Alliance), Internet of Things (IoT), Ryan Kincaid, Security, smart home, Tobin Richardson, Vince Wenos

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Essence Security partners with Video to bring MyShield Security to DACH region


Essence Security partners with Videor to bring MyShield Security to DACH region

June 22, 2023SSN Staff

HERZLIYA, Israel – IoT-based security solutions provider Essence Security announced a partnership with Videor in order to bring their MyShield security solution to the DACH market. This marks the second recent integration by the Essence Group who recently also partnered with German software and information management provider Insocam. The result of this most recent partnership is MyShield, what they call the worlds first all-in-one battery operated IoT smoke-generating intruder intervention...

Daniel Großeloh, Essence Security, Haim Amir, Internet of Things (IoT), MyShield, Security, Videor

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Wesco expands portfolio of services helping customers navigate global marketplace


Wesco expands portfolio of services helping customers navigate global marketplace

May 24, 2023SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH – On May 24, B2B distributor, logistics service and supply chain solutions company Wesco International announced the expansion of its portfolio of services the company says will help customers navigate an increasingly dynamic global marketplace. Wesco said that the newly expanded capabilities in its portfolio of services reflect their mission to build, connect, power and protect the world. New additions include a new Innovation Partner Ecosystem that features an impressive...

Anixter, Axis Communications, Bosch, Internet of Things (IoT), John Engel, supply chain solutions, Wesco International

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Iluminar announces release of StatusLight

April 25, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, iluminar Inc., has announced the release of StatusLight. StatusLight is an agnostic IoT indicator lamp that’s been purpose built for the security industry according to iluminar. It houses over 36 full spectrum LEDs and is compact and lightweight in its design which indicates the status of an ongoing event. The product can receive alerts from practically any source, which triggers bright colors, patterns,...

Eddie Reynolds, iluminar Inc., Internet of Things (IoT), Manufacturer, Security, security events, StatusLight, supplier, white light illuminators

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Monitoring Matters

Loose Ends

April 19, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I’m pretty sure I said a few weeks ago I was finishing up my ISC West coverage, but low and behold I am still squeezing just a little bit more blood from this stone. Only one, maybe two more actual stories this week, but I spoke with so many great people and companies I didn’t want to let them just slip by. However, the news waits for no one, therefore I must pull my nose out of my notes and get back to the present. So as a compromise I’m using this week’s blog to talk...

Agent Video Intelligence (AgentVi),, Bud Broomhead, cyber hygiene, Diatek, Internet of Things (IoT), Irisity AB, Irisity IRIS+, ISC West, Jason Klein, Noonlight, Security, Security-as-a-Service (SaaS), Shooter Detection Systems, surge protection, Viakoo, Victor Hagelbäck

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Residential releases Q4, full-year 2022 results

February 24, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

TYSONS, VA – has released its fourth fiscal quarter 2022/full-year results, and the outlook is positive for the residential security provider. On Feb. 23 the company held its conference call and webcast discussing its earnings as the company looks to 2023. At a glance, the company’s fourth quarter Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and license revenue increased 10.5 percent year-over-year to $134.6 million, and total revenue increased 6.6 percent year-over-year..., Building 36, CPI Security, Emergency Response, Energy Hub, Fourth Quarter (Q4), Internet of Things (IoT), Noonlight, PointCentral, Residential Security, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Stephen Trundle, Vivint

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Cloudastructure makes finals in 2022-2023 Cloud Awards

January 31, 2023SSN Staff

MIAMI – Cloud-based AI security solutions company Cloudastructure has been declared a finalist for three different awards in the international Cloud Awards competition. Cloudastructure is currently competing to earn awards in the categories of: Security Innovation of the Year SMB, Best Cloud-Native Solution, and Best Use of Cloud in IoT. "Being a finalist in The Cloud Awards in such a competitive and diverse year is certainly an honor,” said Cloudastructure CEO Rick Bentley. “Cloudastructure...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Awards, Cloud-Based, Internet of Things (IoT), James Williams, Rick Bentley, SMB

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