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Expert Roundup: Healthy Buildings, Blockchain, AI, Skilled Workers, And More

Our Expert Panel Roundtable is an opinionated group. However, for a variety of reasons, we are sometimes guilty of not publishing their musings in a timely manner. At the end of 2020, we came across several interesting comments among those that were previously unpublished. Following is a catch-all collection of those responses, addressing some of the most current and important issues in the security marketplace in 2021.

Water Plant Attack Emphasizes Cyber’s Impact On Physical Security

At an Oldsmar, Fla., water treatment facility on Feb. 5, an operator watched a computer screen as someone remotely accessed the system monitoring the water supply and increased the amount of sodium hydroxide from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million. The chemical, also known as lye, is used in small concentrations to control acidity in the water. In larger concentrations, the compound is poisonous – the same corrosive chemical used to eat away at clogged drains. The impact o...

Matrix Telecom Solutions Supports Domino's Pizza Food Chain With Seamless And Efficient Communication Systems

Domino's Pizza is one of the largest and fastest growing food service company in India with a network of 850+ restaurants in more than 200 cities. The Pizza delivery expert is a renowned provider of the organized pizza market with 70% market share in India. With its most famous half an hour delivery strive, Domino's Pizza marks the importance of communication and time growing towards its vision of exceptional people on a mission to be the best pizza delivery company in the world. Today's retail...

Anviz Releases AI-Based Biometric Facial Recognition Terminals To Facilitate Safe Return To Offices Post COVID-19 Lockdown

Understanding access control technology has surpassed its core application as a security tool and is helping protect individuals from infection, Anviz has announced the release of a strategic addition to its product line, Go Touchless - FaceDeep 5 and FaceDeep 5 IRT face recognition terminals. Safely Returning to work and school during the post COVID-19 pandemic period leaves people with a key question - With what health and safety precautions? AI-based facial recognition terminal Anviz has i...

Armis And Viakoo Announce A Partnership To Bring Together IoT Device Discovery And Remediation

Armis®, the agentless device security platform, and Viakoo®, a pioneer in automated IoT cyber hygiene, announce a partnership that brings together IoT device discovery and remediation. The number of connected Enterprise IoT devices used in workplaces across all industries is exploding. Experts say that by 2025, one should expect more than 40 billion of these devices interwoven into our everyday lives. And although these devices help improve efficiency and reliability, they lack the mana...

Security Industry Association Appoints Benji Hutchinson And Jim Black To Lead The IBTAB Advisory Panel

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice-chair to lead the SIA Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board (IBTAB), an exclusive advisory panel to the SIA Board of Directors comprised of biometric and digital identification experts. Benji Hutchinson –president of U.S. federal government business at NEC Corporation of America – will serve as SIA IBTAB chair, with Jim Black – director of security standards and controls within Microsoft’s...

Gradiant’s IMPULSE, A European Alliance To Facilitate Online Procedures In Public Services

Gradiant leads a project to develop a technology capable of verifying the identity of citizens in the online processes of public services in a secure, easy-to-use, and private way. To do so, the alliance will work on the concept of Electronic Identity (eID), the way users can identify themselves through the network and will use Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies to ensure the process. This is IMPULSE (Identity Management in PUbLic SErvices), an initiative with a budget of around...

Numerica Announces The Release Of Spyglass 3D Radar For Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems & Short-Range Defense Missions

In response to gaps in the short-range air defense radar market, Numerica Corporation (Numerica), a globally renowned company in designing and deploying state-of-the-art defense technology, has announced the development of a new USA-made, 3D radar solution for Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) and other short-range defense missions, Spyglass short-range surveillance radar system. Spyglass 3D Radar Designed to fill the need for exceptional C-UAS detection and tracking performance, Spygl...

Vimpex Installs Agrippa Wireless Acoustic Fire Door Holders And Secures One Of England’s Largest Housing Associations

Vimpex has supplied Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders to hold open fire doors at the HQ of one of England’s largest housing associations to provide an easy and effective method of infection control, while not impacting on fire safety. A COVID-secure risk assessment identified the need to reduce the touching of fire door locks and door handles at the organization’s administration offices by staff and visitors. “Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been...

What Are The Positive And Negative Effects Of COVID-19 To Security?

The COVID-19 global pandemic had a life-changing impact on all of us in 2020, including a multi-faceted jolt on the physical security industry. With the benefit of hindsight, we can now see more clearly the exact nature and extent of that impact. And it’s not over yet: The pandemic will continue to be top-of-mind in 2021. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What have been the positive and negative effects of Covid-19 on the physical security industry in 2020? What impact wi...

Genetec Announces The Launch Of Their Virtual Experience Center To Facilitate Collaboration Between Their Partners And Employees

Genetec Inc., a renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced the launch of its brand new Virtual Experience Center. The platform enables channel partners and end-users to easily and efficiently collaborate with Genetec employees to discuss projects, view demos, and access materials, in one virtual environment from anywhere in the world. The online platform recreates the same personalized interaction of visiting the e...

Ping Identity Appoints Peter Burke As The Senior Vice President Of Research And Development To Enhance Product Strategy

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, welcomed Peter Burke as the new Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Burke is a highly accomplished business leader with a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) and more than 25 years of technology experience spanning Silicon Valley start-ups to multinational organizations. Burke will drive product strategy and development across all Ping solutions, helping to further accelerate identity security an...

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