BSIA Saddened by Manchester Terror Attack, Praised Private Security Personnel

The British Security Industry Association has issued a statement in reaction to the terrorist attack that took place in Manchester, on 22 May 2017. “We at the BSIA were saddened to hear of the recent horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, and would like to praise the quick actions of the private security personnel, who would have been among the first to respond to this incident, placing themselves at considerable risk in doing so. “In times of emergency and in day-to-day operations, private security personnel provide essential support to local police…

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IPSecurityCenter™ Wins Govies Platinum PSIM Award for Second Year

The Govies Government Security Award 2017 honors outstanding government security products For the second year in a row, CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter solution has been voted the most outstanding PSIM product by Security Today magazine in the Govies Government Security Awards. Sponsored by Security Products, securitytoday.com and GovSec magazines, the participation in the awards program has been strong as government security continues to be an ongoing concern. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2017 categories, including IPSecurityCenter PSIM, based on criteria including…

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Cloud Adoption and Escalating Threats Accelerate Encryption Deployments

For the first time business unit leaders break through as top encryption strategy influencers Thales announces the results of its 2017 Global Encryption Trends Study. The report, based on independent research by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales, captures how organizations around the world are dealing with compliance, increased threats, and the implementation of encryption to protect their most sensitive data. The report reveals enterprises have accelerated adoption of encryption strategies, with 41 percent of respondents saying their organization has an encryption strategy applied consistently across the enterprise. Notably,…

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Comnet Enters Access Control Market

New CNAccess Line Provides Up To 32 Door Solution ComNet, Communication Networks, a US-based manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment, has announced its entry into the access control marketplace. ComNet is introducing two systems; the CNA100 line, a 2 to 8 door solution for smaller applications and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors for bigger applications. This effort is ComNet’s first entry into this marketplace and will be the first access control product line with the quality required to wear the ComNet brand. The CNAccess line utilizing embedded intelligence…

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