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North American Video To Supply Video Surveillance Systems For Venezuelan Correctional Facilities

North American Video's announcement of the Venezuelan correctional facilities prison contract award is testimony to the company's continued global expansion and expertise in a wide range of security applications.  The project, which is under the auspices of a United Nations program to improve correctional facilities in developing countries, initially involves 36 prisons in Venezuela with additional sites under review for similar system deployments."This Venezuelan prisons project reaff...

Agent Vi Names Russel Salmon CFO And COO

Agent Video Intelligence Inc (Agent Vi), the global leader in enterprise-grade video analytics, today announced the appointment of Russel Salmon, CPA, as Chief Financial and Operations Officer, effective immediately.  "The addition of Russel Salmon as CFO and COO rounds out our leadership team as we expand our presence and capabilities as a global company," stated David Anthony, Chairman of Agent Vi's Board of Directors and Managing Partner of 21Ventures, the company's lead invest...

Windy City Wire Offers Training And Certification Programs To Integrators

Windy City Wire offers advanced training and certification programs to integrators.  In addition to keeping technicians up to date with the latest technology through training seminars, manufacturer meetings and vendor shows, Windy City Wire also certifies technicians on electronic systems. Windy City Wire is currently certifying technicians on the Corporate Edition of Kantech, an access control software.  The certification on Kantech gives integrators top of the line training on acces...

HID Global Announces FIPS 201 Certification For ICLASS® Readers

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, has announced that its iCLASS® R10, R30, R40, RK40 and RP40 model access control readers have been approved by U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) as Transparent Contactless Readers for their FIPS 201 Approved Products List.  The certifications now enable HID Global to provide government agencies and other organizations with a trusted source for FIPS 201 certified contactless smart card readers.  In addition...

Windy City Wire To Expand Staff For 2007

Windy City Wire is currently planning to expand staff and training for their new headquarters in Bolingbrook, Illinois January of 2007.  Because of the company's substantial growth, human resources and senior management find it necessary to accommodate for the company's development with staff and an updated training program for 2007.Windy City Wire anticipates hiring 5-10 new sales professionals to be staffed at the headquarters for the New Year.  The low-voltage wire and cable...

President Of Panasonic System Solutions Company With Blog Debut

The new blog with personal views from Frank DeFina offers insight to the industry and provides a forum for dynamic customer feedback. Taking a core approach to relationship marketing, Panasonic System Solutions Company (PSSA) has announced the creation of a blog by its president, Frank DeFina.  The blog site will provide a forum for an open and interactive dialogue between Mr DeFina and members of the professional security community, as well as helping to put a human face on the compan...

Milestone Systems IP Video Management Platform Tested And Validated By Motorola For MOTOMESH, A Multi-Radio Broadband Solution

Milestone Systems Inc., the market-leading provider of open platform IP video surveillance software, has signed a Validation and Trademark License Agreement with Motorola Inc.  Networks and Enterprise Business Group, a global leader in wireless and broadband communications and mission critical solutions designed to meet the needs of public safety, government and enterprise customers.  The agreement between these companies was the result of a software evaluation of Milestone's produ...

False Alarm Prevention Program Earns DSC Industry Award

Award confirms DSC as a leading educator of false alarm prevention strategies  DSC, a leading provider of intrusion security products worldwide, was recently recognized by SDM Magazine for its false alarm prevention program.  The Securing America award was presented to DSC at this year's International Security Conference Expo West (ISC West) in Las Vegas, NV. "Clearly, false alarms and subsequent dispatches are a major industry concern," said Bruce Nagy, DSC Manager,...

SourceSecurity Joins Industry Heavyweights For ISC West At Las Vegas

SourceSecurity.com, the leading pan European portal and promotional medium serving the security industry has joined industry heavyweights Dedicated Micros, HID, iPix, DSC, and Johnson Controls to become a corporate sponsor of ISC West, the largest security show in North America, at Las Vegas 5 - 7 April 2006. Launched in 2000, SourceSecurity.com has become the fastest growing medium in the security industry, boasting more than 25,000 users from across the UK, continental Europe and the Midd...

Verint Nextiva Networked Video Solution Awarded 2005 “Product Of The Year"

Leading Global security publication, A&S International magazine, selects Nextiva for its breakthrough innovation and category leadershipVerint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence, today announced that A&S International Magazine has named Verint’s Nextiva video management and analytics solution as a Prime Product of the Year award winner for 2005.  A&S Inter...

Procurement Can Fix IT Loopholes

Procurement is a way to cut out IT security flaws, the annual SANS top 20 vulnerabilities launch heard in London.   The event made the front page of the Financial Times on the day of the launch at the Department for Trade and Industry, this shows that business takes IT security seriously.  In the FT, SANS director of research Alan Paller warned that it is easy for hackers to steal information from back-up systems. "Rarely does back-up software have encryption.  Whereas M...