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Healthcare, Nonprofit, Education Organizations Win Baldrige Awards for Performance Excellence

NIST and the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that six organizations will be presented with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Suffers Ransomware Incident
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine notified 3,716 persons whose information may have been affected in a cyber phishing incident. 

Portland, OR Considering Banning Facial Recognition
Portland, Oregon is considering banning facial recognition. 

How to Achieve Cybersecurity with Patience, Love and Bribery
It’s time to make cybersecurity personal for your employees, train them on best practices and reward them for their success. 

Chad Wolf Named Acting DHS Secretary

The United States Senate confirmed Chad F. Wolf to become the Under Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (PLCY).

Google Will Restrict User's Data to Advertisers
Following scrutiny for its data protection practices, Google will be taking an additional step to further guard user privacy by restricting the amount of data advertisers have access to.

Compliance Teams Struggle With Modern Electronic Communication Tech
Many compliance teams in the financial services industry are struggling with limited human resources to oversee the fast-changing electronic communications compliance landscape.

Nationwide Strategic Plan to Reduce Gun Violence
A new initiative designed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country has been announced by Attorney General William P. Barr. Specifically, Project Guardian focuses on investigating, prosecuting and preventing gun crimes.

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Mission 500 to Celebrate a Year of Giving at SIA Honors Night

Mission 500, a nonprofit charitable organization that works closely with the security industry to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis, will celebrate a year of giving through several initiatives at ISC East and SIA Honors Night Nov. 20-21

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2019 3:26 PM
Breaking Down Integrators’ Top Challenges — & Their Solutions — With NVRs & DVRs

Back when video surveillance relied on tape-based VCRs for recording, deploying these systems was fairly straightforward. You simply connected the camera or cameras directly to the VCR and — voila — everything was captured on tape. Retention depended on how often you wanted to switch out the tape and how much cabinet space you had to store tapes.

Securing New Ground Recap: Industry Remains Strong, but With Opportunity Comes Responsibility

At the Securing New Ground conference, held October 29-30 in New York City, industry executives, manufacturers, integrators and financial partners gathered to discuss the business of security. 

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2019 12:12 PM
Montgomery County Schools Deploy Advanced Security Software

Montgomery County Schools in North Carolina and area law enforcement agencies will soon deploy an advanced software tool that enables faculty, staff and administrators throughout the district to communicate directly with police officers in the event of an emergency or security intrusion.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Brinks 5K Run Raises $43,000 for Children in Need

Brinks Home Security hosted its fourth annual 5K run/walk on Oct. 19, teaming with Mission 500 as the benefiting charity. 

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 12:25 PM
NSCA Announces Keynote Speakers for BLC 2020

NSCA, a not-for-profit association representing the commercial low-voltage electronic systems industry, announced the speakers for the 22nd annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), to be held Feb. 26-28, 2020, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Irving, Texas.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 11:58 AM
PSA Announces President’s Awards Winners

PSA announced the winners of the President’s Awards at its annual Leadership Convention in Scottsdale, AZ on October 14th. Andrew Lanning, co-founder of Integrated Security Technologies, Inc. in Honolulu won the prestigious Paul Marcus award for his service to PSA and the industry.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 11:29 AM
Safe Deposit Facility Protects Access With Matrix

London, U.K.-based Sovereign Safe provides deposit facilities that push the global standards of the safe deposit industry. With the latest modular high compression steel vaults constructed and installed by specialist manufacturers, and state-of-the-art biometric access with complete audit trail from electronic alarmed lockers, Sovereign counts itself as a leader amongst any high security facility anywhere in the world.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 10:58 AM
ADT Commercial Purchases Critical Systems of Georgia

ADT Commercial is expanding its presence in Atlanta with the purchase of Critical Systems. Headquartered in Marietta, Ga. and established in 2002, Critical Systems specializes in enterprise-class fire alarm, fire suppression, life safety and integrated building security solutions for high-rise properties, healthcare campuses and mission-critical data, manufacturing and distribution facilities in Atlanta and its suburbs. 

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 2:15 PM
Legrand, North and Central America Opens New Distribution Center

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), a global provider of power, light and data technologies for homes, workplaces and data centers, today announced it has opened a new distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif. 

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 12:41 PM - Justice

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