Corporate News

SALTO Systems Earns Certified Carbon Neutral Achievement

SALTO Systems has received carbon-neutral certification for its factory headquarters in Spain and across all of its operations. Carbon neutrality is achieved by calculating a carbon footprint and reducing it to zero through a combination of efficiency measures in-house and supporting external emission reduction projects. SALTO’s leading-edge electronic access control hardware and software technologies are in use in more than 15,000 installations worldwide, with an estimated 14 million daily users.

Soter Technologies Secures Temporary Restraining Order By IP Video Corporation

Soter Technologies develops and delivers innovative solutions for environmental intelligence to make the world a safer and healthier place, from schools and enterprises to public spaces. Soter is also the inventor of FlySense, the world’s first vape and bullying detecting sensor and alert system for schools and other buildings. The legal action surrounds the alleged use of Soter’s registered FlySense trademark to advertise Defendants’ vape and bullying detector and service.

Safeture Adds Approval Tool to Help Employees Book Safe Work Trips

Safeture added a new tool to its website so travelers can easily determine if their planned business destination is safe to visit and which potential risks exist. With the world economy showing signs of recovery after the corona pandemic, it is critical companies plan for how they get business back on track. Safeture is determined to help employees and companies make smart travel decisions by giving them access to the right tools and the latest localized insight.

Chris Coy is Appointed Western Regional Manager – USA

Southwest Microwave is pleased to announce that Chris Coy has been named Western Regional Manager – USA. In this new role, Chris will support clients west of the Mississippi River in the transportation, utilities, industrial and correctional markets. Chris is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and has more than 15 years of security experience working with end users, consultants, A&Es, systems integrator and manufacturer partners across the U.S. and globally.

General Stan McChrystal to Deliver Keynote Address at GSX+ on Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

ASIS International has announced that General Stan McChrystal, US Army (RET), will present a GSX+ keynote address on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at GSX+. The presentation, titled Leading in a New World, will take place on Wednesday, 23 September. He is best known for developing and implementing a comprehensive counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan, and for creating a cohesive counter-terrorism organization.

PSA Announces STEPS Program Partnership Powered by bSMART Entry Assessment

PSA announced the addition of the STEPS program to its network to assist in bringing people back to work during the COVID-19 Pandemic. STEPS, powered by bSMART Entry Assessment, produces a straightforward plan that can be operationally effective in two to 30 days. The bSMART Entry Assessment program is designed to provide businesses confidence that they are meeting the needs of staff and customers while simultaneously mitigating business liability.

SureView Announces SureView Operations

SureView announced the launch of their new online subscription service – SureView Operations (OPS). This new service simplify the management of Security Operations Centers (SOCs), making it easier for managers to organize, measure, and adapt their operation. The single interface of OPS standardizes and speeds-up response because all the relevant information is already there – action plan, map, call list, available guards, and location information.

Parrot to Partner with AIRT’s Drones for Good and DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Programs

Parrot announce a new partnership with Florida-based Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, the world’s fastest-growing program supporting the use of UAS by public safety and emergency services organizations across the U.S. and around the globe. Parrot will support the disaster response and humanitarian missions of AIRT.

Vistacom Tech Expo 2020 Goes Virtual Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Vistacom announced this week that its annual Tech Expo, which highlights the latest technology innovations from its audiovisual, control room and technology partners, will go virtual with a four-part webinar series designed to highlight the latest AV and technology innovations. Earlier this year, Vistacom canceled the in-person expo because of ongoing concerns with the spread of coronavirus, but has decided to offer the 2020 Vistacom Tech Expo as a virtual event.

SecurityHQ, Formerly Known as Si Consult, Reveals New Brand Identity

SecurityHQ announced the launch of their new brand identity, with a redesign of their logo and website. Over recent years SecurityHQ has evolved into the worlds most advanced Managed Security Service provider, with six Security Operation Centers spread across the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Americas, India, and Australia. The company has received global recognition for SecurityHQ, and became finalists for the IBM Beacon Awards for their security features.

PSA Announces Partnership with Infrared Cameras Inc.

PSA announced the addition of Infrared Cameras Inc. to its network. ICI is an innovator in the infrared products space with a line of thermal cameras as well as multi-spectral infrared cameras and complete package systems. ICI cameras can be set up at entry points in all types of businesses to screen temperatures in less than two seconds. These temperature screenings are important as they allow users to identify anyone with an elevated temperature.

ISC West 2020 In Person Event has been Canceled

ISC West 2020 scheduled for October 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada – has been canceled due to industry and market circumstances. While we cannot convene in person in 2020, Reed Exhibitions, along with Premier Sponsor SIA (Security Industry Association), will transform ISC West 2020 into an all-virtual event occurring on October 5-7, 2020 to serve the security and public safety community.

Michael Chaffee Joins SightLogix As Director of Sales, Western Region

Michael Chaffee has joined SightLogix as western region Director of Sales, where he will drive the growth of SightLogix’s smart thermal camera solutions throughout the western United States. Mr. Chaffee has twenty years of successful sales and leadership experience with high-end thermal perimeter systems, with expertise across a wide variety of applications and industries. Mike is a collaborative and solutions-oriented partner in bringing thermal analytic solutions.

Videonetics Appoints David Wedel as Manufacturer’s Representative in the United States

Videonetics announced the appointment of David Wedel of Vanter LLC as Manufacturer’s Representative in the United States. In his new role, Wedel will be instrumental in expanding business along with fostering company’s network of system integrators and channel partners, throughout the country. Wedel is principal at Vanter LLC with over 30 years of experience in technologies applied within the security industry, and integrated solutions sales and marketing.

Panasonic Security, Public Safety and Medical Imaging are now i-PRO

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions, which was established on October 2019 and formally operates as Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America (PIPSA) here in the U.S., is changing its global brand to i-PRO. The new i-PRO branding reflects a significant change in philosophy relative to the company’s go to market strategies, product and integrated system offerings, and reseller and technology partnerships.

Genetec Cites Unified Platform and Focus on Cybersecurity and Privacy as Core to its Recognition as the Worldwide Leader in Video Surveillance Software.

According to latest research from its video surveillance and analytics intelligence service Omdia, Genetec continues to build its position as the world’s number one developer of video surveillance software with a widening share of the market. Overall, Genetec grew at three times the pace of the market and demonstrated the fastest growth of all leading software companies across all geographies based on Omdia reported 2018 and 2019 data.

TDSi Provides Free Online Expert Roundtable Advice and Training Seminars

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to confirm its continued programme of Table Talks sessions for its partners and end-users. TDSi began hosting these regular sessions during the Lockdown phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, to deliver technical and informational content to interested parties. TDSi’s Table Talks are free online discussion and training sessions featuring TDSi’s security experts with a Roundtable of its key technical and commercial team members.

Global Security Exchange 2020 Transitions to Fully Virtual GSX+

ASIS International announced its decision to move GSX 2020 to a fully virtual experience, titled GSX+, which includes more than 80 industry-leading education sessions, a robust exhibition marketplace, and unique peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Following months of careful evaluation of the risks associated with convening an event of 20,000 professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASIS leadership concluded that transitioning GSX to a virtual-only environment for its 2020 event

Surging Customer Demand and Interest In Cyber Security Application Protection Prompts Strategic New Leadership Additions, Including CEO Appointment

Virsec announced that Dave Furneaux has been appointed CEO of the rapidly growing cybersecurity company to continue increasing recent customer growth and building company momentum and industry traction. Furneaux will continue to work very closely and partner with Virsec’s former CEO Atiq Raza who will remain full time at the company and serve as Executive Chairman. Furneaux has served on Virsec’s board since 2014, is the founding investor through his investment firm BlueIO.

Keyfactor and PrimeKey Partner to Enable Highly Scalable PKI for Modern Enterprise and IoT Deployments

Keyfactor and PrimeKey announced a partnership and integration to simplify and automate PKI for large-scale enterprise and internet of things (IoT) deployments. PrimeKey delivers a uniquely scalable and flexible alternative to existing certificate authority (CA) software, providing turnkey PKI solutions for governments, financial institutions and thousands of global enterprises.