Infosec announced $120,000 in new cybersecurity education scholarship opportunities to help veterans, students and underrepresented groups in security launch and advance their careers. Since its inception, the Infosec Accelerate Scholarship Program has awarded over $400,000 in educational opportunities for aspiring cybersecurity professionals. The Infosec Accelerate Scholarship Program was established in 2018 to encourage new talent to close the growing cybersecurity skills gap.
The Linx International Group announces the relaunch of its updated MSc International Security and Risk Management in partnership with the University of West London (UWL). Applications to study for this academic qualification in the field of security management are open now, for intakes in February and October 2021. The MSc International Security and Risk Management course addresses critical issues in security management, combining theoretical knowledge with professional best practice, and refines research methods.
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.
Nedap and Tuxen & Associates will offer a free webinar on touchless access technology on June 25th at 11:00 am CT. The webinar will focus on the latest advancements to Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) and its applications to the parking and security industries. OSDP is a long-range RFID reading technology that dramatically improves security and vehicle access performance.
Dahua Technology hosted a webinar on May 6th, 2020 with Omdia. The webinar is themed on how can thermal cameras help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Omdia is the new global technology research powerhouse, established in 2019 with the combination of the Informa Tech’s research brands and the acquired IHS Markit technology research portfolio. Collaborating with Dahua Technology, the comprehensive webinar has attracted totally 1684 registrations.
Genetec announced that it is significantly expanding its digital initiatives to make it easier for customers and partners to stay connected and informed over the coming months. Following the success of Connect’DX, the Genetec virtual trade show and conference, the company is planning a similar event in the fall. Genetec is also ramping up its education programs with the immediate online availability of its entire technical curriculum.
ON WEDNESDAY, May 20th, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is bringing the PLAI Experience to you. PLAI, the emerging industry specification for enhanced identity management, will be demonstrated with eight partners in access control and biometrics, relying on a single trusted source. Seven companies, each operating from a separate location, will demonstrate enrollment, authentication and invoking and revoking access privileges, showing the versatility of PLAI.
For the second consecutive year, LenelS2 will sponsor an innovative high school program that helps students to develop the academic, technical and professional skills required for 21st-century jobs. The international Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) program works with students beginning in the ninth grade and gives those successfully completing four years of high school an opportunity to earn a two-year technical associate degree from a local community college, at no cost.
Montreal-based is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Clery Center’s National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2019. NCSAM originated in 2008 following unanimous congressional support for increased public awareness on issues surrounding campus safety, culminating in September becoming the designated National Campus Safety Awareness Month.
Linx International Group announced that its eLearning courses are available for the first time in Arabic, Spanish and French. The launch of these best in class courses form part of the Linx International Group’s aim to raise security knowledge and standards, through expert training and education worldwide. Arabic is spoken by approximately 310 million people around the world, whilst Spanish is the native language for approximately 400 million people.
TRISAT has launched the B L AID+ Ballistic Advanced Incident Defence System. The wearable first aid and trauma pack helps to mitigate the risks to citizen first responders from shootings, stabbings and blast shrapnel. The B L AID+ pack is accompanied by a comprehensive practical led course and blended e-learning to provide essential advice on how to stay safe and administer treatment. The B L AID+ system is constructed of 100% DuPont™ Kevlar® ballistic and stab protection and 100% MicrAgard™ PLUS material for infection control.
As a diamond-level sponsor and exhibitor of the National School Board Association Conference, Social Sentinel will serve as the go-to resource for the latest in school safety and security. Social Sentinel, which uses advanced technology coupled with industry and subject matter expertise to protect educational communities from harm, will host daily learning sessions, demo its new, industry-first solutions, and spearhead charitable giving efforts in partnership with NSBA to support DonorsChoose.org .
Vicon Industries, a leading designer and producer of security surveillance solutions, announced today that training and certification for its Valerus Video Management System is now available as a convenient online course. Following the same curriculum as Vicon’s popular in-person training program, the new online class provides in-depth instruction on all aspects of Valerus, from setup and programming to operational capabilities and special features. Coursework includes hands-on learning and exercises that make use of the actual Valerus software.
Dahua Technology has established Dahua Academy, which has been functioning well in numerous countries of different continents. Now DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland) is expecting to have its own Dahua Academy, in May, 2018. Entering German market in 2012, Dahua Technology has since been making various improvement in terms of the quality, details and innovative functions, which efforts transformed Dahua into the provider of diversified security solutions that are widely applied to retailing, transportation, logistics, public safety and other scenarios in Germany.
ASSA ABLOY is making it a priority to continue connecting security professionals with resources that help them grow their business and become better versed in best practices and new technologies. The program offerings are highlighted on a new website which features an upgraded learning management system to streamline coursework through an enhanced user interface.
Pelco™ by Schneider Electric announced a new initiative to deliver fully-integrated, scalable solutions incorporating predictive and automation capabilities. The solutions-led approach helps end users better leverage technology to solve specific application problems, improve their organizations’ effectiveness and respond to a wide range of challenges using Pelco’s VideoXpert™ video management system software. The company will be showcasing a variety of solutions targeting specific markets including traffic management, law enforcement, transportation, oil and gas, casinos and education at ISC West 2018, booth #20031.
ASIS International hailed passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that will help increase school security by providing grant money for a variety of school safety measures. ASIS International is drafting a letter of support to share with key Senate offices as they consider this important legislation. ASIS members will be updated as action is taken by the Senate.
Anixter International Inc. (NYSE:AXE) announced it will provide an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today. Tomorrow’s World Today is a new technology-inspired television program dedicated to exploring topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing worldwide concepts around innovation. Tomorrow’s World Today will air on the Science Channel in May 2018.
Code Blue Corporation renews its partnership with the Clery Center as a sponsor for Jeanne Clery Act Training events and during National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM). The Clery Center regularly hosts Clery Act training around the country, providing its members with exclusive services, expertise, resources and customized campus assessments.
PSA announced the addition of Zachary Stall as the Online Education Specialist. This new role will be responsible for building, updating, and managing all online education content at PSAEducation.com and supporting ongoing education programs from PSA. Stall comes to PSA with over ten years in the educational field with a varied background of classroom instruction, administrative, and coaching positions in elementary and middle schools.