Wireless security

Kwikset Releases SmartCode 914 And SmartCode 916 Deadbolts With Z-Wave 500 Series Chip

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, provider of residential security, announces the availability of the contemporary versions of the company’s popular traditional deadbolts: the SmartCode 914 Deadbolt Lock and SmartCode 916 Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt. With their updated, modern designs, these new stylish versions of the industry’s leading wireless, access control locks continue to utilize Kwikset’s Home Connect technolo...

What Technology Will Impact Security Most In The Rest Of 2018?

Where does the time go? Before you know it, here we are at mid-year reflecting on an eventful first half of 2018 in the physical security market. It’s also a good time for our Expert Panel Roundtable to pause and look ahead at what we might expect in the second half of the year. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What technology development will have the greatest impact in the second half of 2018?

BeyondTrust Releases Book Titled Asset Attack Vectors: Building Effective Vulnerability Management Strategies To Protect Organizations

BeyondTrust, the cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse, vulnerability management, and stopping unauthorized access, announced the availability of a new book, Asset Attack Vectors:  Building Effective Vulnerability Management Strategies to Protect Organizations. The book, authored by BeyondTrust’s Chief Technology Officer, Morey J. Haber, and Chief Operating Officer, Brad Hibbert, and published by Apress, is focused on how to build an effective vulnerability m...

Convergint And Siklu Continue The Push Towards Connecting 200 Smart Cities

Siklu Inc., the global supplier of mmWave wireless solutions, has awarded Convergint Technologies, worldwide service-based systems integrator, as their Top Security Systems Integrator Partner in North America in 2017-2018. This decision was based upon the successful partnership between the companies over the past 2 years.  Siklu Wireless Fiber Solutions Siklu’s wireless fiber solutions were chosen by Convergint in a number of video surveillance projects across North America, includi...

Nice S.p.A. Aquires FIBARO In A Deal Worth US$ 73 Million To Expand Their Smart Home Category

Nice S.p.A., the Italian international home automation and home security company, has announced continued expansion into the smart home category with the acquisition of FIBARO, global brand in the smart home and home automation industry. The transaction, which was public as of Friday, July 13 is valued at €63 million/$73 million US and includes the entire share capital of Fibar Group S.A., including its US subsidiary. Founded in 2010, FIBARO has established itself on 6 continents and in ov...

Physical And Cyber Security Precautions When Traveling

Surveillance systems can track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams. The Washington Post has reported on such systems that are being turned against travelers around the world, according to security experts and U.S. officials. The summer season highlights the need to take extra precautions when traveling. When traveling anywhere in the world, for business or pleasure, citizens need to be aware of and alert to looming physical and cybersecurity threats....