There are far, far too many defunct DIY security companies and products. Guardzilla is the latest. The company, which offered a lineup of DIY security cameras with a live 360° view, appears to have gone out of business. Guardzilla’s homepage is now blank except for a message that reads, “We deeply regret that these troubling times have […]
Viking Electronics introduces PB-3-IP, a new VoIP emergency panic button. The panic button is designed to mount under a desk or a countertop and enables a user to make a silent emergency call, according to the company. The button’s blue LED will light when pressed, indicating an emergency call is in process. A built-in auto dialer will […]
Patriot One Threat Detection has received a purchase order for its PATSCAN multisensor threat detection platform for the Mt. Healthy City School District in Mt. Healthy, Ohio. The solution will be deployed by Patriot One Technologies’ security system integrator/reseller partner, Ginter Electrical, of Ohio. “We’re excited with our growing list of deployments of our PATSCAN […]
After a North Carolina school district spent over $1 million on a panic button system, it isn’t working. Following the 2017 Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ former superintendent Clayton Wilcox urged the district to install a panic alarm system. On Oct. 28, 2018, school violence directly affected a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school when a 16-year-old student was […]
If you’re in the technology industry, be it as an IT workhorse, a CIO, or as any kind of tech decision-maker, chances are you’re familiar with DIY wireless security systems (you know: the minimalist fonts; the IoT connectivity; the name which rhymes with “bing”). The consumer public is already convinced these systems will replace the […]
Apple is one of the most powerful companies in the world, boasting a market valuation that has consistently hovered around $1 trillion for most of the month. However, the technology conglomerate still appears to bow to public pressure, even from foreign governments dealing with a public uprising. The company removed a smartphone app from the […]
Physical security might be a topic that, for a modern IT Director, CIO, or anyone making technology calls at a company or org, may fall by the wayside more easily than they’d care to admit. After all, who has time to worry about security camera systems when so many threats are digital nowadays? But then again, people’s […]
IBM says in a study that the cost of lost business after a breach for US organizations is $4.2 million. It is evident, then, that the organizations involved in the 5 biggest data breaches in 2019 thus far will likely suffer a considerable economic blow. But if you read this data breaches list thinking, “these are mega-companies; the risk of a data […]
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