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Pelco Launches The Pelco Learning Center Learning Management System

Pelco Learning Center (PLC) is an online platform that gives clients access to training content 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Users can smoothly manage their organization’s required certifications for key Pelco products, while increasing their knowledge of Pelco’s solutions to ensure their company is fully leveraging all that they have to offer. Other key benefits include: Organized eLearning content in a single location Tracked progress and performance More efficient lear...

Brivo Enhances Its Smart Building Capabilities With The Acquisition Of Parakeet Technologies

Brivo, the global provider of cloud-based physical security, has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks, and lighting controls. The acquisition accelerates Brivo’s ongoing push to enhance its in-building capabilities beyond its current access control, video, and security. The companies had already been working together as partners, and now plan a deeper integration between their products, including a common...

Global Technical Body EMVCo Supports Security Evaluation For IoT Products

Global technical body EMVCo has confirmed its security evaluation methodologies and processes support IoT payment use cases, enabling emerging solutions and devices to be evaluated quickly and efficiently. Device hardware evaluations are playing an increasingly important role in IoT assessments across various IoT payment use cases, security frameworks and emerging compliance models. EMVCo, in collaboration with globally recognized independent laboratories, has worked since 2005 to evaluate the...

Vaion Hires Joel Brunson As CEO Of Federal Business To Accelerate Growth In The Government Sector

Vaion, an innovator in end-to-end AI video security, announced that Joel Brunson has joined the company as CEO of Vaion's Federal business. Brunson brings world-class leadership in business growth and proven expertise in the federal government sector. "We're on a growth trajectory as organizations around the world realize the need to take a proactive posture to security in both the physical and cyber realms," said Tormod Ree, Vaion CEO. "Joel brings a unique vision and an incredible depth of ex...

Check Point SecureAcademy Education Initiative Provides Cyber Security Curriculum To Students

Check Point announced that its SecureAcademy education initiative reached a major milestone with the 100th academic institution joining the program to provide a comprehensive cyber security curriculum to students. SecureAcademy offers an in-depth academic program to higher learning institutions worldwide, promoting educational and career opportunities in cyber security for students. SecureAcademy courses are now available at 100 universities in 40 countries, helping to shape the cyber-experts o...

Orbis Protect And Defendec Inc. Partner To Provide UK Clients With Military-Grade Security Equipment

Vacant property protection provider Orbis Protect has joined forces with Estonian company Defendec Services OU to provide its growing number of customers with state-of-the-art security technology. The new partnership announced will enable Orbis Protect to provide clients with military-grade security equipment in a move which also means the Uxbridge-based company will be able offer the very latest video verification technology. Light in the security industry The partnership was confirmed after...

Wilson James Announces New Suite Of Aviation Security Training Packages

Wilson James, the provider of specialist security services, announces that its Aviation Services division is set to build on the success of its training and skills development provision in order to meet the growing needs of personnel working in the sector. This follows the company’s designation as a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) accredited training provider, after an external audit, where it scored ‘outstanding,’ the highest rating possible, which has rubberstamped Wilson Jam...

ASSA ABLOY Receives Conditional Clearance By EU Commission For Agta Record Acquisition

ASSA ABLOY has received phase one conditional clearance by the EU Commission for ASSA ABLOY, as a 39% shareholder in the Swiss company Agta Record, to indirectly acquire the 54% shareholding in Agta Record from the shareholders of Agta finance (the “Acquisition”). Closing of the Acquisition is expected in the second half of 2020 after all remaining closing conditions and the EU Commission requirements have been fulfilled. Agta Record "Receiving the EU Commission´s approval i...

AES Corporation Announces Attaining 2019 Strategic And Financial Goals By Accelerating Towards A Greener Energy Future

The AES Corporation has announced reporting financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019. "In 2019, we achieved our strategic and financial goals, laying the foundation for strong growth in the coming decade," said Andrés Gluski, AES Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Innovative green energy solutions Gluski adds, "We are leading the global energy transition by completing 2.2 GW of new projects, adding 2.8 GW to our backlog, and expanding our LNG infrastr...

Namib Property Patrols Using SmartTask To Deliver Cost-Effective, High-Quality Security Services

Namib Property Patrols Ltd, the Oxfordshire-based security and protection company, is using employee scheduling and mobile workforce management software SmartTask to streamline operational processes, saving both time and money. The company is using the software for proof of attendance and guard monitoring across its mobile patrol and alarm response operations, which has helped reduce in administration by more than 15-hours a month, while enhancing service delivery to customers. Credible and tra...

PwC UK Appoints Sean Sutton As The New PwC Cyber Security Partner

Sean Sutton has been appointed as Cyber Security Partner at PwC UK, based at the Firm’s new Birmingham home at One Chamberlain Square. A former MD for Accenture’s UK & Ireland Cyber Security business, Sean brings over 16 years direct experience. This includes advising clients on topics ranging from security strategy and organizational design to technical security solution design, delivery and implementation. Enhancements financial services organizations As a seasoned program ma...

Common Criteria Assurance Continuity Certification Awarded To Pivot3 For Acuity 10.6 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software Platform

Pivot3, a provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced that it achieved Common Criteria Assurance Continuity certification for its Acuity 10.6 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software platform. Pivot3 is the only HCI vendor with Common Criteria certification of a native-NVMe solution with policy-based management to automate data protection, security and workload performance. This provides government and enterprise customers with unprecedented capabilities to meet the highest...

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