Category: Industry News

Security related news from manufacturers and other industry representatives.

Assa Abloy reports strong performance and announces new divisional structure for Entrance Systems

Assa Abloy reports strong performance and announces new divisional structure for Entrance Systems Assa Abloy recenty released details about their financial performance in the third quarter of 2019: Net sales increased by 13% to SEK 24,034 M (21,191), with organic growth of 4% (5) and acquired net growth of 4% (2) Strong growth in Global […]

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OpenText to Acquire Carbonite, Inc.

OpenText to Acquire Carbonite, Inc. OpenText, a global supplier in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carbonite Inc., provider of cloud-based subscription data protection, backup, disaster recovery and end-point security to small and medium-sized businesses and consumers. “Cloud platforms and secured, smart end-points are essential […]

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New York company accused of selling Chinese-made security equipment to U.S. military

New York company accused of selling Chinese-made security equipment to U.S. military According to CBS News a Long Island, New York, company is accused of illegally importing Chinese-made security equipment and then selling it to U.S. agencies. Federal agents swarmed the facility Thursday morning. Now seven current and former employees are facing charges. According to the […]

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Vanderbilt release Bluetooth Low Energy readers with ACT Enterprise

Vanderbilt release Bluetooth Low Energy readers with ACT Enterprise Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the release of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers in conjunction with the company’s ACT Enterprise 2.10 access control software. In the era of the smartphone, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is transforming the future of access control. […]

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Biometrics-as-a-Service market estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026

Biometrics-as-a-Service market estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026 The global Biometrics-as-a-Service market garnered $1.42 billion in 2018, and is estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026, growing at a CAGR of 18.2% from 2019 to 2026. Biometrics-as-a-Service is a centralized biometric database on the internet, which is used for authentication of a person based […]

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Beijing to use facial recognition technology in metro security checks – state media

Beijing to use facial recognition technology in metro security checks – state media HKFP today reports that Beijing will use facial recognition tools to speed up security checks in the city’s overcrowded metro, using a ‘credit system’ to sort passengers into different channels, state-run media reported on Wednesday. Long queues and commuters arguing with staff […]

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Global IP Video Surveillance and VSaaS Market to Reach $52.98 Billion by 2026

Global IP Video Surveillance and VSaaS Market to Reach $52.98 Billion by 2026 According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “IP video surveillance and VSaaS market by Product Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2026,” the global IP video surveillance and VSaaS market was valued at $18.51 billion in […]

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WTTC and Government of Aruba partner for the world’s first air and non-air seamless journey pilot using biometric technology

WTTC and Government of Aruba partner for the world’s first air and non-air seamless journey pilot using biometric technology The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the Government of Aruba announce a new partnership to launch the world/s first pilot that links aviation and non-air destination services that will transform the traveller journey by using biometric technology […]

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Hikvision announces Q3 2019 financial results: 23.12% YoY growth

Hikvision announces Q3 2019 financial results: 23.12% YoY growth Hikvision has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2019. During Q3 of 2019, Hikvision generated a revenue of RMB 15.92 billion, having achieved a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 23.12%, and net profits attributable to shareholders of the Company was RMB 3.81 billion, representing […]

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Red teaming and social engineering to sound the alarm: An interview with Sean A. Ahrens

Red teaming and social engineering to sound the alarm: An interview with Sean A. Ahrens The concept of red teams and blue teams comes from the military. The red team is the ‘attacking’ team, which is trying to break through the defense of the blue team, thus exposing weaknesses in the protective measures. The same […]

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