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State Of Counter-Drone Regulation For Public Safety And Physical Security

In 1901 New York state made a pioneering regulation move and became the first US state to require automobile owners to register their vehicles. This marked the beginning of regulation on modern traffic, which - following decades of development - resulted in a multi-layer concept of regulation relating to vehicles and driver’s licenses, traffic signs and insurance mechanisms that we are all familiar with nowadays. While certain parallels can be drawn between the early days of cars and our...

SIA GovSummit 2018 Tackles Cyber, Drone & Physical Security Issues Affecting Private, Public & Government Organizations

Leaders in the security industry, government and technology gathered on June 27-28 in Washington, D.C., as the Security Industry Association (SIA) hosted its 2018 GovSummit. Each year, SIA GovSummit offers top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and local agencies. This year’s summit tackled key security and policy issues like moving security services to the cloud, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning for surveillance and...

OPTEX REDSCAN Laser Sensors Integrate With Genetec RSA Surveillance Module To Protect Critical Infrastructure

Innovative laser scanning technology from OPTEX, can now be integrated with the Genetec Restricted Security Area (RSA) Surveillance module, to deliver a new era in security and detection in outdoor and indoor environments for airports and other critical infrastructure sites. Via the RSA Surveillance module, OPTEX’s award-winning REDSCAN laser sensors can now send real-time events and alarm data to the Genetec unified security platform, Security Center, alerting control room operators to a...

SecurAmerica Acquires ERMC, Becoming Fifth Largest U.S. Security Company

SecurAmerica, a leading U.S. man-guarding security company has announced the purchase of ERMC, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, SecurAmerica, headed by the legendary entrepreneur Frank Argenbright, will continue its relentless focus on growth. With this expansion of infrastructure, the combined business will operate in over 650 locations, employ more than 8,000 security officers, and have annual revenues of over $300 million. SecurAmerica will now be the fi...

Dedrone Expands Operations To Serve The Federal Market

Dedrone, a security company that developed the world’s first software to detect drones and protect high-value airspace from drone threats, announced their operations are expanding into serving the federal market, through the addition of three U.S. military veterans to their salesforce and advisory board, as well as expanding operations to a third office in Washington, D.C. Dedrone currently is headquartered in San Francisco and has operations in Kassel, Germany. The addition of former mili...

IndigoVision Names Gary Tryon As Senior Sales Director For Southeast US

IndigoVision, a developer of end-to-end video security solutions, announced the appointment of Gary Tryon as Senior Sales Director for USA Southeast Region. Unparalleled Knowledge And Experience With 35 years’ experience selling and deploying security technology globally, Tryon brings a proven track record in building sales teams, creating market leadership positions and building the partner channel with top performing sales revenues. Tryon has a wealth of knowledge specifical...