The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Dr. Elizabeth (Elli) Voorhees as its new director of education and training. In this role, Voorhees —who previously served as director of certifications and compliance for the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4)— will drive all education and certification program activity for SIA and through SIA’s partners in support of the SIA membership and larger industry goals.
Pivot3 has completed an advanced certification of its hyper-converged infrastructure with Genetec™ Security Center software. The combination of Pivot3 and the Genetec unified security platform delivers a robust integrated security and IoT solution designed to support the complex requirements of video-intensive, mission-critical environments.
Intelligent Security Systems has been awarded a coveted Security System Approval Certificate from Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) for the company’s innovative SecurOSä Video Management System (VMS), SecurOS Auto License Plate Recognition (LPR/ANPR) analytics and unique SecurOS Motus 452 Camera for use in law enforcement applications. The combined VMS, analytics and camera solution delivers a number of unique advantages including the ability to accurately read and recognize Arabic symbols and numbers, making it uniquely suited for Dubai license plates.
Altronix Corp. announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Altronix’s LINQ™ technology interfaces with the OnGuard® access control system and facilitates the remote monitoring and reporting of power diagnostics. These alerts minimize system downtime and eliminate unnecessary and costly service calls.
Genetec announced that Security Center Omnicast™, its video management system (VMS), received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification. A long-standing advocate for cybersecurity and the ‘Security of Security’, Genetec participated in the UL evaluation process, which today validates its resilience against cyber-attack with the highest Level 3 (L3) assessment certification.
Dortronics announces the expansion of its lunch and learn course offerings by adding Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Continuing Education Credits. BICSI is a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, project management, and audio and video technologies. These informative sessions provide designers, specifiers, and resellers the opportunity to explore and compare the various types of door hardware, interlocking systems, and their applications. Topics include mantraps, sally ports and cleanroom/laboratory airlocks, and their applications.
Delta Scientific announced that the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has provided certification according to the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act (SAFETY Act) of 2002. This certification minimizes insurance risks for organizations that deploy authorized Delta vehicle access control products to protect against terrorists and errant drivers. All products certified are covered retroactively back to 1984 and are now authorized to carry the SAFETY Act Designated mark.
OnSSI announced that its Ocularis VMS v5.4 is now certified with the Lenel® OnGuard® v7.3 access control security system to enable seamless functionality for sending videos and events between platforms. This certification expands on OnSSI’s previous interface with Lenel’s OnGuard system and provides customers with a more comprehensive and effective physical security system option.
No matter the time of year —and often, no matter the time of day— security professionals have access to training resources from ASSA ABLOY to help make them better at the critical work they do.Both e-learning and on-site opportunities exist for training through ASSA ABLOY and the ASSA ABLOY Academy, which was launched in March 2018 as a consolidation of the organization’s comprehensive training programs.Curriculum at ASSA ABLOY Academy is comprehensive in its range of coursework and enables ongoing professional development for those tasked with the critical role of protecting people and places.
March Networks® announce the winners of its annual North American Partner Awards. The awards recognize companies for their excellence in delivering on customers’ video surveillance and video-based business intelligence requirements, and for driving exceptional results. In total, March Networks is honoring 12 certified solution partners (CSPs) for continuing to win new business in 2017 leading with March Networks’ complete video solutions. March Networks certified partners enjoy access to the physical security industry’s most reliable video surveillance products and fully integrated business intelligence applications.