Corporate News

Pivot3 Delivers More Than 80% Revenue Growth In 2016

Pivot3, a technology leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for the modern data center, announced that the company experienced record growth throughout 2016, with the year’s total revenue increasing by 84 percent over the prior year —including a more than 200-percent increase in Q4 2016 from Q4 2015— and significant deals secured across federal, healthcare and education customers.

Andrew Teich, FLIR CEO, To Retire After 33 Years Of Service

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that Andrew C. Teich, its President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, plans to retire after 33 years of service. Mr. Teich will continue to serve in his current roles until a successor is appointed. As part of FLIR’s succession planning process, the Board will conduct a comprehensive search for a new CEO. FLIR has retained Korn Ferry International, a leading executive search firm, to assist in the search process.

Hackers Hit D.C. Police Surveillance Camera Network, City Officials Disclose

Hackers infected 70 percent of storage devices that record data from D.C. police surveillance cameras eight days before President Trump’s inauguration, forcing major citywide reinstallation efforts, according to the police and the city’s technology office. City officials said ransomware left police cameras unable to record between Jan. 12 and Jan. 15.

Milestone MIPS 2017: Share The Love Tour

Share the Love… It’s Valentine’s Day and Milestone has invited a couple hundred (ok, over 500) of their closest friends to their annual MIPS (Milestone Integrator Partner Summit) in San Antonio, TX. As was the introduction at last year’s MIPS, this year’s MIPS event is continuing to drive the “community” platform model and Milestone’s continued focus on collaborative efforts with its partner base. This year’s theme is “Make the World See.”

New Q4 Threat Intelligence Report from NTT Security Finds Attacks on Organizations Becoming More Targeted, Sophisticated

NTT Security today issued its quarterly Threat Intelligence Report, which underscores the need for more advanced tools to protect organizations’ data and networks from the evolving tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) used by cyber-attackers. A topic of considerable public attention is the ability to determine the source of cyber-attacks to determine their credibility and motivation.

Genetec Announces ISC West 2017 Product Lineup

At ISC West 2017, in booth #28055, Genetec, Inc., a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions will unveil the latest version of Security Center, its unified IP security flagship platform, as well as a new retail intelligence application targeted to retail marketing and operations users. The company will also showcase its new collaborative case management solution, Genetec Clearance, designed to help manage the significant growth of multimedia data in the law enforcement and public security industries.

ZKAccess Educates Attendees At Security.World’s San Diego Security Show 2017

ZKAccess CEO Larry Reed was a presenter at the Show, educating attendees on the security and convenience that biometric technology provides. “It was an honor to be invited as an expert speaker to review the evolution of access control, culminating in integrated biometric security solutions for various markets used in everyday applications,” Reed says. “Most tradeshows have only ‘static’ displays, but the San Diego show was a hand-on live experience of integrated security technologies,” he adds. Reed was also a guest on San Diego’s local news station KUSI, appearing in its weekly “Tech Tuesday” segment. He demonstrated integrated face recognition access control technology with technology partner Delta Turnstiles.

Campus Security Coalition Designed To Drive Collaboration On Security Efforts At Educational Facilities

The Campus Security Coalition, a networking group focused on spearheading discussion about security and safety at educational facilities, has launched to bring together school leaders and aligned stakeholders, and propel discussion about how to better address threats, further strengthen security efforts and achieve more proactive intelligence efforts. Faced with the growing threats of violence, vandalism, and attacks modern school systems are challenged with ensuring a safe, open environment while protecting infrastructure and assets. Continued budget restraints often limit the availability of new investment dollars for security expansions and continued plan assessments. Over the coming year, the Campus Security Coalition will seek to assist schools by partnering with leading technology vendors and installers to provide the tools and services necessary to strengthen situational awareness and security efforts.

San Diego Security Show 2017 Rated A Success By Exhibitors and Attendees

Over 300 attendees witnessed the inaugural San Diego Security Show at the Town And Country Convention Center last week with both exhibitors and attendees praising the event for its top-flight speakers and the intimate venue where customers and vendors could discuss in length the various physical security technologies on display. From Arecont Vision to ZKAccess, this year’s San Diego Security Show highlighted the latest in high-resolution IP-Cameras, body worn video cameras, facial recognition-based access control systems, highly resilient video surveillance networking, ultrasonic finger-print scanners, long-term video storage solutions, video management software, and other solutions to corporate, law enforcement, and campus security.

2016 Physical Security Industry Influencer: Fernando Pires, CEO, Morse Watchmans

The Security.World community voted during the summer of 2016 and selected the Physical Security and Video Surveillance industry’s Top 12 Influencers. This Profile is one in the series of 12 of those individuals that are making a difference in our industry. Congratulations to . We reached out to Tom to get his views and insight on what is happening in the physical security and video surveillance market. Read on to get his thoughts…