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IPMeter and IMRON Corporation announce cyber/physical integration at Security & Safety Summit

June 13, 2024SSN Staff

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — During the IMRON Security & Safety Summit, IPMeter and IMRON Corporation introduced an integration that bridges the gap between physical security and cybersecurity. Now, users of IMRON's environment can access the full suite of IPMeter features directly within the IMRON platform. When users open the IMRON environment, they can now find IPMeter's cybersecurity tools under the configuration "gear" icon. These tools include cybersecurity vulnerability assessments,...

Cybersecurity, IMRON, integration, IPMeter, Physical Security


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Verkada releases cloud physical security report, announces award program

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Verkada releases cloud physical security report, announces award program

June 6, 2024SSN Staff

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Verkada has shared the results of its 2024 State of Cloud Physical Security report, as well as introduced its first annual awards program. Verkada’s 2024 State of Cloud Physical Security is based on insights from IT and physical security leaders across various sectors. The findings look at current trends, insights, and challenges within the industry as it goes through the “inevitable” transition of physical security from on-premise setups to feature-rich,...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud, cyber readiness, Physical Security, Safety Champion Awards, Verkada


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Poll respondents assess risk of theft, cyberattacks & more

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Poll respondents assess risk of theft, cyberattacks & more

April 23, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - A majority of respondents to a recent SSN News Poll report that enhanced physical security and surveillance is the best answer to the rising problem of retail theft, while some wonder if that constitutes a sufficient response.  Among this month’s questions we discussed the rising problem of retail theft from organized crime groups and best practices to combat this trend. Most respondents, 60%, feel that enhanced physical security and surveillance is the best answer...

LockBit, News Poll, Physical Security, retail, Surveillance, UnitedHealthcare


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Hivewatch partners with Verkada to offer integration of hardware and software

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HiveWatch partners with Verkada to offer integration of hardware and software

April 5, 2024SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES – Physical security software company HiveWatch has announced it has integrated its HiveWatch Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Operating System (OS) with Verkada’s access control and video security solutions. According to a release from the companies, this partnership allows Verkada customers to bridge the gap between existing investments in legacy infrastructure and the purchase of new Verkada hardware, using the HiveWatch GSOC OS to bring together the disparate...

Access Control, Filip Kaliszan, HiveWatch, Hivewatch GSOC OS, Physical Security, Ryan Schonfeld, Verkada, video security


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Brivo releases 2024 Global Security Trends Report

March 20, 2024SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md. – Brivo has published its 2024 Top Global Security Trends Report, detailing the most important changes for physical security teams across the globe. Brivo described its seventh annual trends report as being based on 850 responses from security professionals across the U.K., U.S., and Europe, asking the opinions of physical security teams in financial services, technology & IT, manufacturing, retail and more. According to the company, among the key trends detailed in the...

2024, Brivo, Physical Security, security integrators, Steve Van Till, Top Global Security Trends Report


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SSN News Poll: Digital products star of show

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SSN News Poll: Digital products star of show

March 20, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Digital products, with AI features becoming more prevalent, will be the most visible at this year’s ISC West, according to the respondents to this month’s SSN News Poll.  Half of respondents reported that digital products like software platforms and AI integrations into physical security products will be the star of the show. The other half reported that digital products and physical security products like cameras, scanners, robots, barriers and more will...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), cameras, ISC West, Physical Security, Security Systems News (SSN)


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ISC West teaser: RAD President Mark Folmer on elevating security teams

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ISC West teaser: RAD President Mark Folmer on elevating security teams

March 13, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

LAS VEGAS – Mark Folmer, president of Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), will moderate a panel at ISC West 2024 that will take a deep dive into how an innovative approach to physical security “truly changes how a service is obtained, delivered and measured.”  Here’s a teaser for that panel, “The Economics of Risk and Technology: Making Security's Business Case for Innovation.”  SSN: Can you tell me some more about what you’ll be discussing...

2024, cloud-based technology, industry 5.0, ISC West, Mark Folmer, Physical Security, Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), Video Analytics


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Everon acquires Portland Safe

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Everon acquires Portland Safe

January 4, 2024SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Everon, formerly known as ADT Commercial, has announced the purchase of Portland Safe, Inc., based out of Gray, Maine. The acquisition of Portland Safe marks the second that Everon has completed in the last month, following its announcement on Dec. 6, 2023, that it had acquired Kentucky-based Newtech Systems. Everon said that the company is rapidly making strides toward its goals for geographic expansion and meaningful market growth. “We’re looking...

Access Control, ADT Commercial, alarm systems, Dan Bresingham, Everon, Mergers & Acquisitions, Newtech Systems, Physical Security, Portland Safe, Video Surveillance


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With apologies to Carnac the Magnificent

January 3, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

It’s finally 2024, and that means that I’ll be making good on my threats to discuss predictions and upcoming trends in the security industry this year. Not my predictions mind you, I will be putting other people’s predictions on blast anonymously, but I promise it will be just as entertaining. First up, a rapid surge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) adoption by various businesses in 2024? That’s an easy one to predict of course, It’s surging right now! And was...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), convergence, Multifactor Authentication (MFA), Physical Security, security industry, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), Stephen Carney


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Genetec share top 2024 physical security trends

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Genetec shares top 2024 physical security trends

December 21, 2023SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL – Genetec has shared its top predictions for the physical security industry in 2024. To start with, Genetec has predicted that IT and physical security teams will become more united. The company said that in the coming year, organizations will look to optimize collaboration between IT and physical security teams. Genetec said that physical security leaders are increasingly integrating IT expertise into their departments. Simultaneously, Security Operations (SecOps) are...

Access Control, Cloud, Genetec, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Physical Security, Security Operations (SecOps)


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