Kimberly Kapustein has joined Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, as the company’s meeting event and trade show planner. She will be responsible for strategic event planning including the management and coordination of all trade shows and meetings. She will also handle promotional products for Aiphone events. Kapustein’s strong background in strategic event planning and trade show management fits well with Aiphone’s current direction.
Orchestra™ is now Privacy by Design certified by the Privacy by Design™ Centre for Excellence at Ryerson University (CA), the world’s leading authority in Data Privacy. This certification is a premiere in the Identity Management world as well as Travel & Border Control segments, with immediate effect since 4th April 2018, as a proof that Vision-Box highly prioritizes security and privacy of citizen information.
abode systems announces a strategic investment from Nice S.p.A. Through the transaction, which was public as of Friday, April 13 and reported to the Italian stock exchange, Nice will acquire 75% of abode systems with the remaining stock held by abode founders. Abode was originally founded in 2014 by former ADT executive Christopher Carney and launched on Kickstarter in 2015. The home security startup combined professional-grade security with desirable and popular smart home features and a powerful home automation engine to create what is now a well-developed smart home security space.
ISC West sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced it’s biggest and most successful year to-date. This year ISC West offered over 85 sessions throughout the SIA Education@ISC program, spanning a range of topics that impact security professionals across physical, IT and IoT security – from biometrics to drones to leadership skills. Some of the most highly-attended sessions were Access Control and Video in the Cloud, The Evolution of Credentials and their Use in the IT, OT, and Physical Security Environment, Connected Home – The Future is Now, and The Future of Physical Security: The Decade Ahead.
Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the iotega security and lifestyle management hub has been honored with the Best New Product Award in the Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions Wireless category. The award was presented at the 2018 SIA New Product Showcase, at ISC West in Las Vegas. Sponsored by the Security Industry Association, the annual awards program is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the security industry.
Dahua Technology presented “AI Creates Value” during the International Security Conference and Expo (ISC West) to top security professionals on Wednesday afternoon. Dahua President Ke Li opened the keynote speech by expressing gratitude to all guests as well as to Dahua’s global network of partners and customers. James Wang, deputy general manager of Dahua overseas business, and Adam Burns, general manager of IoT vision solutions at Intel, were the keynote speakers.
Stratfor announced the launch of Threat Lens 2.0 to dramatically expand the global situational awareness of corporate security teams charged with ensuring the security of people, assets and other interests around the world. As the company’s premier protective intelligence solution for globally engaged organizations, this latest release of Stratfor Threat LensTM continues to help leaders better identify, anticipate, measure and mitigate risks that emerging threats pose to their operations.
ASSA ABLOY announced the integration of its IP-enabled PoE and WiFi access control locks with Viscount Systems’ open platform, web-based security management solution: Freedom Access Control. The IP integration offers end-users more options for expanding their physical security system easily and affordably using IP-enabled locks from ASSA ABLOY Group brands CORBIN RUSSWIN and SARGENT. The IP-enabled range include locks that connect to a host system through an existing 802.11b/g/n WiFi network.
ASSA ABLOY announced several new and exciting partnerships that provide integrators with security solutions to create new opportunities for collaboration with both existing and potential clients. The new partnerships include: Averics, BluB0X, Dot Origin, Identiv and Viscount. In addition, ASSA ABLOY is also collaborating with select Access Control Partners to ensure easy integration of its PIV-enabled WiFi and PoE locks with access control systems. AccessNsite, Lenel, Open Options and RS2 are the first four partners to complete an integration with the PIV-enabled solutions.
Sigma Designs® announced that a cumulative lifetime 100M Z-Wave modules have shipped into the smart home market. With hundreds of customers shipping over 2,400 interoperable Z-Wave devices, Sigma Designs highlighted that the recipient of the 100 millionth module was the smart home service provider and long-time customer of Sigma Designs, Vivint Smart Home. Services such as professionally monitored security are currently driving the smart home market.