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Monitoring Matters

Formjacking, a newer way of stealing personal data online

October 16, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Cyber Security Awareness Month is in full swing; social media is buzzing with extremely helpful content and resources, mostly of which is free to help businesses and individuals gain and stay in control of their digital worlds. As the saying goes, “you learn something new every day,” or you should. Through social media related to #NCSAM, #cybersecurityawarenessmonth and #BeCyberAware, I heard about a newer way hackers are stealing data - formjacking. I knew the term “jacking”...

Cybersecurity, formjacking, Joe Gittens, Min Kyriannis, Security Industry Association


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Monitoring Matters

Cyber:Secured Forum helps heat up the Lone Star State

May 29, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Things are heating up here in the Lone Star State which means air conditioning bills are about to go up, water will be consumed by the gallons, the smell of sunscreen and sun block will be everywhere, but most importantly, it means the Cyber:Secured Forum will be here before we know it at The Westin Dallas Park Central, July 29-31. Senior Technical Director for NSA's Cybersecurity Threat Operations Center (NCTOC), David Hogue, will be taking the stage on July 31st, 11:30am to 1:30pm, keynoting about...

Cyber:Secured Forum, Cybersecurity, David Hogue, Joe Gittens, NSA


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Fire Systems Installation

Should NFPA 730 go from guide to code?

November 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

SILVER SPRING, Md.—A proposal to change NFPA 730, the National Fire Protection Association standard governing security systems, from a best-practices recommendation to a code is generating concerns from the security industry.The controversy is about whether NFPA 730 should be changed from a guide to a code, giving it the force of law if municipalities adopt that code, according to Joe Gittens, director of standards for the Security Industry Association.“A guideline can be a standard,...

Joe Gittens, NFPA, Richard Roux


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General News

Brivo's Van Till to head SIA's Standards Committee

May 5, 2011Daniel Gelinas

BETHESDA, Md.—The Security Industry Association on April 28 announced that Steve Van Till, president and CEO of software as a service (SaaS) provider Brivo, has been appointed to the position of chair of SIA's Standards Committee. "Having to support multiple, overlapping, duplicative standards is an expensive proposition for manufacturers, and brings no real value to end users. Today the industry is pursuing three distinct technical approaches," Van Till told Security Systems News. "The opportunity...

ANSI, Brivo, Joe Gittens, ONVIF, PSIA, SIA Standards Committee, Steve Van Till


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