Alison Offers Free Online Courses on IT, Accounting and Other Subjects | #TpromoCom #Alison #Education #IT | Network technology has been around for quite some time, but not all security techs have what it takes. You can enhance your knowledge of IT or any other subject by enrolling in Alison.
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GSX Show Floor Opens with More Than 550 Exhibitors and Innovative Disruption District | #TpromoCom #GSX #Security #Event | ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today opened the show floor at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019—unleashing attendees to visit 550+ exhibitors displaying the latest technologies, services and solutions for professional security applications.
One show floor highlight was the new GSX Disruption District, the nexus point for innovation within the security industry. This exciting feature area includes cutting edge technologies, startup company displays, investment pitches, and demonstrations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), counter UAS systems, and ground-based robots interacting with humans. With attendees from more than 130 nations, GSX 2019 is delivering an unmatched forum for education and networking in support of strengthening the professionalism and effectiveness of security professionals on the global stage.
Tuesday’s General Session speaker, Steve Demetriou, Chair and CEO, Jacobs, spoke on bold solutions for changing times. “Today, more than half the world’s population lives in urban environments, and more than 3 million people are moving into urban environments every week,” he declared. Jacobs is one of the world’s premier design, engineering, construction and technical services firms, with more than 80,000 employees worldwide, and revenues exceeding $15B annually.
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Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Guide: When Seconds Count | #TpromoCom #GunShot #Shooter #Police | Early detection can trigger a host of responses including alerting occupants to the location where shots were fired while triggering building alarms.
Over the past decade, the number of active shooter incidents in the United States has grown exponentially. According to fbi.gov, there were 214 fatalities from active shooters in 2016, which jumped to 729 just one year later. Most of these shootings (62.8%) occurred in businesses and schools.
However, the reality is active shooter incidents can happen anywhere at any time – meaning no place is immune to an active shooter event. While it is impossible to prevent every active shooter event from occurring, new technology is helping first responders and law enforcement mitigate the threat faster to help reduce the number of casualties.
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Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data | #TpromoCom #Automation #Webinar #BuildingAutomation | Finding value locked away in building automation systems is not a destination, but a journey. Each facility has its own unique challenges and opportunities – while we start projects to unlock that value, the data itself may point us in a new direction.
Facilities needs include energy savings, operational awareness, resilience, reliability or some combination of these objectives. How do we find a solution across these objectives and across the silos of our organization to light up the data we already have before we start to add more?
Join us for this free webinar as we present our journey through the operations at the San Leandro Tech Campus as well as value found on other journeys including NASA, Eli Lilly, University of Maryland, and University of California at Davis.
New Class of Vulnerabilities Leak #Data From Intel Chips | #TpromoCom #CyberSecurity #Information | Millions of computers powered by Intel processors are affected by vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors to obtain potentially sensitive information. Intel and other tech giants have already released patches and mitigations.
The side-channel attack methods, named ZombieLoad, RIDL (Rogue In-Flight Data Load), and Fallout, are similar to the notorious Meltdown and Spectre, which researchers first disclosed in January 2018. At the time, experts accurately predicted that other similar speculative execution attacks would be discovered.
The attack methods work against both PCs and cloud environments, and they can be launched against most Intel CPUs made in the past decade. The techniques can be used to get applications, the operating system, virtual machines and trusted execution environments to leak information, including passwords, website content, disk encryption keys and browser history.
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Security Leaders Are Fallible, Too | #TpromoCom #Security # | We’re only human; we all make mistakes sometimes. Every aspect of securing, defending, and attacking has a human element, an element that profoundly affects all the other components and guarantees that there can be no silver bullet in cybersecurity. We need to factor in human error as part of the cybersecurity process.
This is the premise of the article series we kicked off recently, addressing cybersecurity and the human element from six perspectives of fallibility: end users, security leaders, security analysts, IT security administrators, programmers, and attackers. Last time, we addressed the truth about end users. This time, we cover security leaders.
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ADT acquires wireless home security company | #TpromoCom #Marketing #Acquisition #Security | ADT Inc. has acquired Lifeshield, LLC, a pioneer in advanced wireless home security systems, in a transaction valued at approximately $25 million. John Owens will continue in his current capacity leading the Lifeshield team.
Founded in 2004, Lifeshield was the first to bring a wireless DIY home security offering to the residential market. Over the past 15 years, Lifeshield has further redefined residential home security, improving interactivity, advancing video capabilities and enhancing the overall user experience.
The addition of Lifeshield’s innovative technology to ADT’s leading security and automation solutions and expertise increases ADT’s ability to address the approximately 80% of U.S. households who do not have professionally installed and monitored home security.
“As more consumers look for real protection solutions that only ADT can provide, we look for companies that share our passion for security, customer service, and innovation,” said ADT President and CEO Jim DeVries. “We are confident that Lifeshield’s capabilities and approach, combined with the brand and scale of ADT, will create an opportunity for us to offer our services to a broader cross-section of U.S. households. Together with Lifeshield we will be positioned to offer more solutions to a broader base of customers and create increased value for our shareholders as we seek to grow profitability through expanded, yet focused offerings.”
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