Author: Jay Bartlett

Camden Brings Ultra-Compact Magnetic Cabinet Lock to Market.

Camden Door Controls is pleased to bring to market its CX-EPD0009 magnetic cabinet lock. Sporting an ultra-compact design, it is an easily installed high-security lock for virtually any enclosure door, such as computer cabinets, refrigerators, lockers, and retail display counters. This 12V or 24V magnetically operated lock has an incredibly strong holding force of 440 lbs. and is water-resistant for indoor or outdoor use, making it ideal for humid environments, including inside fridges and freezers.

Why LTO Data Tape is a Perfect Fit for the Massive Video Surveillance Market?

Staying ahead of technological advancements is crucial In the dynamic world of physical security. Security.World is excited to bring you an exclusive interview with Jay Jason Bartlett, the CEO of Cozaint, conducted by Rich Gadomski. Jay shares insights into how Cozaint is transforming the video surveillance market with innovative storage solutions. Discover how the company leverages LTO data tape to offer a cost-effective and energy-efficient alternative to traditional HDDs, promising to redefine video content retention and accessibility.

Dedrone Launches DedroneOnTheMove for Fight Against Unauthorized and Malicious Drones

Dedrone announced the launch of its latest airspace security solution, DedroneOnTheMove (DedroneOTM). This solution expands Dedrone’s suite of offerings for agile, modular, adaptable, battle-proven counter-drone defense for expeditionary forces deployed in volatile or high-risk environments. DedroneOTM was developed in partnership with several Dedrone customers, partners and world-renowned defense suppliers like Supacat, and it will be on display at Eurosatory from June 17-21 in Paris.

Suprema Receives International Cloud Security and Data Protection Certification

Suprema has acquired the international standard cloud security system certification ‘CSA STAR (Security, Trust, Assurance, Risk) Level 2’ issued by the CSA(Cloud Security Alliance), and renewed both the ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management System) and ISO/IEC 27701 (Privacy Information Management System) certifications.

Teledyne FLIR Expands Next-Generation Hadron 640 Series of Dual Thermal-Visible Cameras for Unmanned Systems Integrators

 Teledyne FLIR released its next generation of high-performance Hadron 640 dual radiometric thermal and visible camera modules. The ITAR-free Hadron 640+ and radiometric Hadron 640R+ provide industry-leading thermal sensitivity. All models are size, weight, and power (SWaP) optimized for integration into unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), robotic platforms, and emerging AI applications utilizing Teledyne FLIR Prism™ software.

Siren Introduces Automation, Essential to Move Faster than the Speed of Threat

Siren announced the release of the latest version of its software. From a single lead, Siren 14.2 presents investigators with a pre-built intelligence graph, dramatically speeding up the investigation process. It automatically makes complex connections from large volumes of disparate data, surfacing previously inaccessible intelligence and improving effectiveness.

Genetec Appoints Jason de Souza as Managing Director for Latin America & the Caribbean

Genetec announced the appointment of Jason de Souza as the new Managing Director for Latin America & the Caribbean (LATCAR). With over 25 years of experience in the IT and security sectors, de Souza brings a proven track record of delivering results, growing revenue, and building long-term relationships with customers, partners, and stakeholders across the diverse and dynamic Latin American region. In his new role, de Souza will be responsible for developing and executing the regional strategy, expanding market share, and leading a high-performance team.

Mastering the Ever-Evolving Security Industry Landscape

Over my three decades in the security industry, the one constant I have observed is its continuous nature to evolve. My career kicked off somewhat unexpectedly following high school when I assumed a summer role as an administrator for a small security distributor. I initially intended to pursue an education from a university, but rather quickly I found myself deeply committed to what has become a rewarding career in the world of security product and service distribution. This industry embraces people like family and creates an environment that’s hard to leave.

IPMeter and IMRON Corporation Announce Groundbreaking Integration of Physical and Cybersecurity at the IMRON Security & Safety Summit

At the IMRON Security & Safety Summit, IPMeter and IMRON Corporation proudly introduce a pioneering integration that bridges the gap between physical security and cybersecurity. For the first time, users of IMRON’s environment can access the full suite of IPMeter features directly within the IMRON platform. This innovative collaboration empowers physical security managers to validate the security of their infrastructure, ensuring that doors, gates, and cameras are as secure as they appear.

New Brighton Department of Public Safety improves efficiency and collaboration with Genetec Clearance digital evidence management

Genetec announced that the New Brighton Department of Public Safety in Minnesota has digitized its evidence management processes with Genetec Clearance™. Home to 24,000 residents, New Brighton is a nature lover’s hub with 13 parks, an executive golf course, and bordering beautiful Rice Creek. To protect this family-friendly suburb, the city takes a technology-forward approach to its public safety initiatives.

Wayne Alarm Strengthens and Expands its Footprint in the Boston Area with the Acquisition of SAS Security Systems

Wayne Alarm Systems announced the acquisition of SAS Security Systems, Inc. of Watertown, Massachusetts. This strategic move expands Wayne Alarm’s footprint in the greater Boston area, allowing them to deliver their premier security services to a wider range of customers. A Commitment to Quality and Growth with Great People and Customers Wayne Alarm, founded by Ralph Wayne Sevinor, has a long-standing reputation for exceptional customer care and unwavering commitment.

Mercury MP Controller Fact Sheet

Mercury is based in Long Beach, Calif. Mercury was founded in1992, and was acquired by HID in 2017.
For over 30 years, Mercury has partnered with OEMs and Fortune 500 companies to develop and refine access control systems for reliability and longevity. Mercury has the largest installed base in the industry, with over 5 million authentic Mercury controllers sold to partners worldwide.

From National Security to Corporate Security: Industry Veteran William Tenney Named ASIS International CEO

ASIS International announced the appointment of William “Bill” Tenney as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July 2024. Tenney brings close to 35 years of security leadership experience from both public and private sectors to his new role heading the acclaimed global security association. As ASIS International’s CEO, Tenney will spearhead the organization’s strategic vision, working closely with members, partners, and stakeholders to advance the mission of fostering excellence in the security profession worldwide.

Edwards Continues to Push Boundaries of Innovation with Launch of Breakthrough Optica™ Duct Smoke Detector

Edwards is showcasing its unwavering commitment to fire and life safety innovation with the launch of the Optica™ Duct Smoke Detector at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo, taking place June 17-19 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida. Edwards is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions.

Securing the Future: The Role of Veterans in Cybersecurity

In today’s digital age, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. As cyber threats become more sophisticated, the need for skilled professionals to protect critical information and infrastructure is paramount. Veterans, with their unique training and experience, are perfectly positioned to meet this demand. AllegiantVETS helps service members transition into cybersecurity roles by facilitating their acquisition of essential credentials and certifications.

Is the Timing Right to Sell My Business?

If you look around any industry convention, conference, meeting, etc. You will notice a lot of the business owners may look… well, familiar. Many started their security businesses in the 1970’s and 1980’s when the security industry services expanded to include not only physical security but also electronic surveillance and alarm systems. Many of these familiar faces have had great careers operating a successful security business. As it is in any industry, however, the “baby boomers” are looking for their day in the sun and are increasingly looking to sell their businesses.

Unlocking New Horizons: Expanding into New Markets in the Alarm Industry

In an era where security concerns are ever-present, our industry stands as a beacon of protection, offering peace of mind to individuals and businesses alike. As demand for security solutions continues to surge, you may be increasingly looking to expand into new markets to seize emerging opportunities and grow your brand beyond your current zip codes. Diving into new markets is like stepping into a thrilling adventure filled with excitement and a hint of uncertainty.

Ensuring the Security of Critical Infrastructure: Challenges and Innovations

Critical Infrastructure Security and Surveillance is essential to safeguarding the systems and assets that are vital to the functioning of our society and economy. These infrastructures include, among other things, public health services, communication networks, transportation systems, and utilities (gas, water, and electricity). A complete strategy, comprising risk assessment, preventative measures, ongoing surveillance, and efficient incident response is required to ensure their security.

The Path to Career Growth is at Your Fingertips

When I was green in this industry starting out as an installing technician, I had to learn and adapt many skills to sustain myself in the trade. Whether it was drilling, mounting an alarm appliance or how to use a fish tape, questions often arose where I would stop to ask someone I respected in my same line of work. Generally, I found those who are more experienced will be happy to share their knowledge if you’re willing to watch, listen and learn.

Don’t Neglect Existing Customers in Business Development

In the competitive landscape of the alarm industry, where cutting-edge technology and new customer acquisition are often the focal points, a significant issue persists — many companies overlook their existing customer base. This oversight not only hampers customer satisfaction and loyalty, but also impacts the long-term sustainability and growth of the business.