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Vicon and IQinVision Announce Merger Agreement

Vicon Expects to Declare a Special Cash Dividend of $0.55 to Shareholders

Vicon Industries, Inc., and IQinVision, Inc., announced today (March 31, 2014) that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.


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How BYOD Revolutionized the Role of CISO

BYOD has brought sweeping changes to the enterprise over the last several years. Nowhere is this more apparent than sitting at the head of IT Security in the role of CISO. Having served in this role at companies like Disney, TiVo and Salesforce during this pivotal time, I can say that it’s an interesting seat to have.
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Wrong Number with Vulnerable Office Phone Systems

Hackers Take Over Phone to Tune of $27,000

Security Needs to Better Protect Automated Telephone Systems

With break ins of enterprise computer networks grabbing the headlines, there is a chance that chief security officers at some corporations and government agencies could be neglecting the lowly office phone. And that may be a costly mistake.


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Reporting Is Chaotic, a Patchwork of Responses, Reporting

Underreported Arsons in America Pose Major Threats

Arson Fire Deaths Lead to Unreported Homicides

America has a severe but hidden arson problem because the reporting system for deliberately set building fires is so chaotic and patchwork that most arsons are not reported to the federal government.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

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2015 March

In this March 2015 issue of Security check out our product preview of ISC West 2015. Also, learn how to make the best use of your security technology by working with your security integrator, get info on penetration testing, and discover how white glove security can enhance bottom line real estate value.

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Body Cameras on Security Officers

Body cameras are being used increasingly by police in cities across the U.S. Will you arm your security officers with a body camera?
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