Industry Vet Maureen Carlo Joins BCDVideo

BCDVideo announces the hiring of a 15-year security industry veteran Maureen Carlo. In her position of Business Development Manager, Maureen will be responsible for driving BCDVideo’s technology message and product platform to national and local security integrators, as well as Architectural & Engineering (A&E) firms throughout the Eastern United States. Maureen has a diverse industry background, including technology consultation, content development, system integrator, product portfolio manager, and marketing consultant.

Stafford Mahfouz Named to Smart Card Alliance’s Access Control Council Steering Committee

Tyco Security Products announced that Stafford Mahfouz, Manager of the Government and Department of Defense Vertical for Tyco Security Products, has been elected to the Smart Card Alliance’s Access Control Council steering committee for 2015-2016 as a representative of physical access control product and services providers.

Seeking Alpha: Anixter International Can’t Find a Suitor

Seeking Alpha is a platform for investment research, with broad coverage of stocks, asset classes, ETFs and investment strategy. They recently posted a summary on Anixter International. The company with its largest shareholder, Sam Zell, attempted to find a suitor earlier this year but was unable to find any takers.

Samsung Electronics and Affiliates Agree to Sell Shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group

As published previously on SecurityHive, Samsung Electronics announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group. With the stock purchase, Hanwha Group will become Samsung Techwin’s largest shareholder. Samsung Techwin has achieved incredible growth globally in the professional security industry over the past several years.

iOmniscient’s Automated Response System Wins Australian Innovation Challenge

iOmniscient, the leader in providing intelligent analytics solutions has just won ‘The Australian Innovation Challenge 2014’ for the most innovative Information and Communication Technology. The Award was for iOmniscient’s latest product which uses artificial intelligence to significantly reduce the response time for emergency services during accidents.

TRI-ED Announces New Logo and Management Changes

Following its recent acquisition by Anixter, TRI-ED Distribution is proud to announce its new logo as well as key management changes. Pat Comunale will now serve as President of Global Security Solutions. James Rothstein will serve as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Dirk Foreman will be responsible for Global/National Integrator Sales, both reporting directly to Pat Comunale.

Security Industry Must Meet Growing Demand for Integration

In the run up to Intersec 2015 we’ll be assessing key issues affecting a variety of sectors of the security industry with the show’s exhibitors, starting with a look at the growing importance of integration. The security industry is changing. There are increasing calls for the way we are using technology in our daily lives to be reflected in our security solutions, and it’s obvious that expectations are changing.

DVTEL Appoints Jack Meltzer to Senior Director, Global A&E Program

DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced that it has named Jack Meltzer as Senior Director, Global A&E Program. The program helps network architects, engineers and consultants to develop expertise with DVTEL’s intelligent, open video surveillance technologies and to specify projects that incorporate DVTEL solutions.

Buffalo Americas Awarded 2014 Technology Partner of the Year for North America by Axis Communications

Buffalo Americas, a leading provider of external storage, network attached storage, and networking solutions, was named the 2014 Technology Partner Program Partner of the Year for North America by Axis Communications, the world leader in network video, during the ninth annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC) recently held in Miami, Fl.

Top Security Concerns, Need-to-Know Industry Trends on Agenda for ASIS 2014

More than 20,000 security professionals from 80 countries are expected to attend the ASIS International (ASIS) 2014 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits taking place 29 Sept.-02 Oct. at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The conference will also include the colocated (ISC)² Security Congress 2014, and will provide offerings ranging from educational and general sessions to keynote addresses, and from educational roundtables to an exhibit hall featuring more than 600 companies.

Security Partners and WAVE Electronics Announce Collaborative Rebate

Security Partners and WAVE Electronics today announced the introduction of the “4-Star Program,” a collaborative rebate program between the two companies that gives security dealers a profit advantage for products purchased from WAVE Electronics with monitoring services from Security Partners.

Cloud Security Alliance Survey Finds IT Professionals Underestimating How Many Cloud Apps Exist in Business Environment

CSA Congress 2014 – In what could be called a tale of perception versus reality, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today released the results of a new survey that found a significant difference between the number of cloud-based applications IT and security professionals believe to be running in their environments and the number reported by cloud application vendors.

Louroe Electronics Participates in U.S. Department of Commerce Safety and Security Trade Mission

Louroe Electronics, world leader in audio monitoring within the security industry, will participate in the U.S. Department of Commerce Safety and Security Trade Mission to Panama and Colombia from Sept. 22-26, 2014. This mission is designed to help companies like Louroe take advantage of lucrative business opportunities in the safety and security sectors in Panama and Colombia.

The Convergence Of IT Security And Physical Access Control

As technology continues to revolutionize the security industry, the fields of IT and physical access control have begun to converge now more than ever. There is increasing demand for access control systems that operate utilizing a single card or smartphone, requiring strong authentication to protect access to physical as well as IT-related resources. It seems […]

IP Security Reps Extends Into Midwest Market For Premier Security Products; Announces Expansion Into Metro Chicago

IP Security Reps Inc. (IPSR), the premier security manufacturer’s representative firm, announced the appointment of a new addition to its sales team. The company has strengthened its team by naming John Collias as its new Sales Engineer covering the Chicago area. Mr. Collias brings a wealth of sales knowledge and industry expertise with him and […]

DTT Expands Partnership With Krystal Restaurants

DTT has been selected as the preferred provider of surveillance and loss prevention solutions for The Krystal Company, which operates more than 350 stores nationwide. DTT’s managed service solutions have been extensively tested in several Krystal corporate locations. After reviewing results, Krystal is delighted to be partnering with DTT and has implemented the system in […]

IHS 2014 States Dahua Now 2nd Largest In Market Share For Video Surveillance

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China, proudly announced that its market share in video surveillance leaps forward to 2nd place according to IHS report 2014; meanwhile, its global market share in terms of DVR and network security cameras ranks as runner-up and 4th place respectively. Compared […]