Securitas Acquires PSGA

Enters the Australian security service market Securitas has signed an agreement to acquire the Australian security services company PSGA. The enterprise value is estimated at MSEK 36 (MAUD 5.5). PSGA has been a partner to Securitas in Australia for many years, providing consulting and investigation services and guarding services to Securitas’ global customers mainly in Sydney and Melbourne. The company has 120 employees and annual sales of approximately MSEK 81 (MAUD 12). “We see opportunities to grow with our global customers in Australia, to establish a solid local business in…

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GSMA Certified eSIM Subscription Management

Gemalto first in the world to be fully-certified by the GSMA for secure eSIM subscription management Gemalto’s On-Demand Connectivity Service has become the first in the world to demonstrate full compliance with the stringent security requirements of the GSMA’s Security Accreditation Scheme for embedded SIM (eSIM) remote provisioning. As a result, OEMs, mobile operators, and service providers worldwide can be assured that Gemalto implements appropriate security measures for storage and handling of all sensitive user profile data. These measures extend from initial eSIM production through to management of mobile subscriptions…

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PowerSeries Neo

Earning Wireless Commercial Burglary ULC Certification – an industry first in Canada Johnson Controls’ PowerSeries Neo with PowerG technology from its DSC brand, has received Wireless Commercial Burglary Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) certification, an industry first in Canada. For those already installing ULC-compliant products, PowerSeries Neo now becomes the leading commercial burglar alarm solution for customers seeking secure, robust and reliable wireless options. By receiving ULC-S304-16, the category for ULC wireless commercial burglary systems, the PowerSeries Neo has been certified under the highest level of requirements for commercial type…

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Advanced CAD System

For Better, Faster Incident Response Innovative technology gives Western Australian Fire and Emergency Services the advantage in emergency management Western Australia’s Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) has made a long-term investment in productivity gains for its teams through an agreement with Motorola Solutions to provide a new computer aided dispatch (CAD) system. Motorola Solutions’ PremierOne CAD™ integrates critical information between agency databases, command centres and frontline officers working in the field. CAD systems are the essential information hub between public safety agencies and the general public. They include…

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Video Analytics

The past decade has seen the reliability and effectiveness of surveillance video analytics vastly improve, making accessibility of the software gain widespread growth. Developments in camera and server processing technology have allowed for analytics to run on them alone even when running multiple video streams or other applications. The capabilities of Genie’s WISH surveillance systems are significantly boosted with the introduction of its new analytics firmware. Built into Genie’s latest H.265 network recorders from their flagship WISH range, the analytics firmware provides its users’ more reliable information benefiting from the…

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New Survey Findings

Digital transformation is disrupting the finance industry in Asia-Pacific and likewise driving positive change, however, cybersecurity risks have also increased significantly. Palo Alto Networks recently released a survey revealing a high level of awareness within the sector to invest in cybersecurity measures. 72 percent of respondents claim to have received additional cybersecurity budgets over the past year – above the average of 66 percent, across all industry sectors surveyed. This shows a good understanding on the importance of dedicating resources to avoid cyberthreats. Furthermore, 52 percent of financial institutions have…

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Ranked to the 2017 Inc. 5000 List

Selected for the second time BCDVideo, the industry-leading purpose-built video surveillance storage solution manufacturer, was named to the Inc. 5000 list for the second time. The 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.…

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REAS Powered by INTERSCHUTZ

Even more companies from abroad sign up for the event, running from October 6 to 8 in Montichiari, Italy Running from 6 to 8 October at the Montichiari exhibition center, ‘REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ’ is set to be a major draw. As Italy’s flagship exhibition for rescue services, civil defense and fire prevention, the event has acquired even more international appeal, ever since Centro Fiera di Montichiari and Deutsche Messe, the producers of the INTERSCHUTZ flagship fair in Hannover, Germany, agreed on a partnership to jointly stage the event. This…

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