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SENTRY Products Group Launches Special Operations Division Under The Leadership Of Michael Fogelman

Michael Fogelman, retired Master Chief U.S. Navy SEAL with 32-years of special operations experience, will spearhead the new division, concentrating on military and law enforcement contracts. SENTRY Products Group, a renowned manufacturer and distributor of products focused on the military, law enforcement and shooting sports markets, is proud to announce the launch of the new Special Operations Division and the hiring of retired Navy SEAL Master Chief, Mike Fogelman, to grow military and law e...

Boon Edam Publishes Whitepaper Titled, ‘The New Lobby: How Will Securing Buildings Change In A Post-Pandemic World?’

Boon Edam Inc., a global renowned supplier in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has published a new whitepaper for architects and security professionals entitled, ‘The New Lobby: How Will Securing Buildings Change in a Post-Pandemic World?’ Physical security plan The publication begins by explaining the importance of creating a physical security plan that addresses and controls unauthorized entry due to tailgating, and continues with discussions around how COVID...

PSIA Appoints Johnson Controls’ Jason Ouellette As Chairman And LenelS2’s Ewa Pigna As Vice Chairman

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced that it has elected Jason Ouellette, as its Chairman and Ewa Pigna, the Chief Technology Officer for LenelS2, a part of Carrier Global Corporation, as its Vice Chairman. Standards-based digital data In addition, Peter Boriskin, the Chief Technology Officer for ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Americas, will continue in his role as the organization’s Treasurer. The PSIA membership develops specifications for enabling standar...

ASIS International Partners With Loss Prevention Foundation To Develop Essentials Of Retail Asset Protection Certificate

Theft, fraud, and losses cost the retail industry $61.7 billion in 2019, according to the annual National Retail Security Survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, security executives reported a steep increase in incidences of shoplifting, organized retail crime, and employee theft over the year prior. The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), a pioneer in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals, and ASIS International, the membership organizatio...

ExtraHop Customers Experience 84% Reduction In Time To Resolve Threats According To Forrester Consulting’s Analysis

ExtraHop, a provider of cloud-native network detection and response, announced survey results of “The Total Economic Impact of ExtraHop Reveal(x).” The commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ExtraHop reveals that ExtraHop customers benefit from “an 84 percent decrease in time to threat resolution, $700,000 annual savings in tools consolidation, and 165 percent return on investment.” According to the study, ExtraHop provides measurable benefits...

Orange Cyberdefense Boosts UK Executive Team With Appointments For Three Senior Roles

Orange Cyberdefense, the cyber security business unit of the Orange Group, has boosted its UK executive team with the appointment of executive for three senior roles, including new Managing Director, Clive Hamilton. Global ICT experience Clive joins Orange Cyberdefense having spent more than 13 years at NTT Europe (NTT Ltd.), most recently as Managing Director. He has 30 years global ICT experience in network, cloud, data center, security and voice service. Mohammed Lateef has joined as UK Fi...

Acronis Expands Regional Support For Partners And Enhances Acronis Cyber Infrastructure

Acronis, a global provider of cyber protection, announced plans to expand its global network of cloud data centers, including new state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, New Zealand, and Bhutan. Announced at the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020, the expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organizations around the world, which is critical now that an estimated two-thirds of employees work remotely and rely on cloud-based servic...

Genetec Kicks Off New Podcast Series, 'Engage' With ‘Privacy By Design’ Architect, Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Genetec Inc. kicks off new podcast series with Privacy by Design Architect and former Ontario Privacy and Information Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian. Engage, the new Genetec podcast, offers thought-provoking perspectives on the impact of security technology from thought leaders and visionaries worldwide. “When we talk about privacy vs. public safety, I can assure you that it is never privacy that wins, nor should it be. But what I reject, is the proposition that privacy must suffer,&rdqu...

BlueVoyant Announces A Strategic Partnership With Argos Risk To Manage Cybersecurity Risks

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, announces a strategic partnership with Argos Risk, a provider of financial risk intelligence. The alliance will see data from Argos Risk’s AR Surveillance™ solution utilized in BlueVoyant’s third-party Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services. The aggregated, complementary third-party risk data will better enable BlueVoyant to provide customers with clarity into their own security posture, and visibility across their vendor ec...

Exabeam’s Research Reveals That Cybersecurity Professionals Have Embraced Automation And The Concerns Of Younger Staffers

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran counterparts, according to new research by Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM company. The finding is part of the 2020 Cybersecurity Professionals Salary, Skills and Stress Survey, an annual survey of security practitioners. Overall, satisfaction levels continued a 3-year positive trend, with 96% of respondents in...

Check Point Research Reports Indicates Microsoft As The Most Imitated Brand For Phishing Attempts In Q3 2020

Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a renowned provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has published its new Brand Phishing Report for Q3 2020. The report highlights the brands which were most frequently imitated by criminals in their attempts to steal individuals’ personal information or payment credentials during July, August and September. In Q3, Microsoft was the brand most frequently targeted brand by cybercriminals, soar...

Genetec Announces Security Center Omnicast™ Has Received The UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 Cybersecurity Certification

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that Security Center Omnicast™, its video management system (VMS), has received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification for the second year in a row. The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) is a robust certification program that evaluates the security of network-connectable products and vendor processes. It features standardized, testable c...

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