October 2019 Industry News
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE MONITORING
VUWALL and LG ELECTRONICS’ corporate partnership offers customers a fully integrated control room solutions. The easy-to-install solution is a combination of VuWall’s advanced VuSpace video wall processor with LG’s latest 55SVH7F video wall display. Easy-to-use, the room provides 24/7 visualization with VuScape modular wall processors and controllers, designed for both small and large-scale video walls. The LG wall display offers 0.44mm bezel or 0.88mm bezel, plus vivid picture quality and Smart Calibration that does not require an external device or human intervention.
Entrance security specialist company Meesons A.I. Ltd was selected as a finalist for the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, which acknowledges the efforts and journeys of entrepreneurs and businesses in the United Kingdom.
The Missile Defense Agency, a division within the U.S. Department of Defense, awarded Lockheed Martin a $240 million contract to support the modeling and simulation framework for the Ballistic Missile Defense System.
Bugcrowd is expanding its security researcher education program, Bugcrowd University, which offers free, open-source educational content and training.
The International Society of Automation announced the first founding members of its Global Cybersecurity Alliance, which will aid readiness and awareness for manufacturing and critical infrastructure facilities.
The Medical University of South Carolina used mass notification system Rave Alert during Hurricane Florence, informing and preparing its campus community before and during the storm.
A partnership with Infocyte will allow Grant Thorton UK LLP to detect and respond to security incidents faster across dynamic Amazon Web Services cloud environments.
Mergers & Moves
Securitas & MSM Security Services LLC.
The purchase will expand subsidiary Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc.’s inspection and background investigations assets.
Broadcom, Inc. & Symantec Corporation
The acquisition of Symantec’s enterprise security business resulted in an expansion of the company’s infrastructure software footprint.
Transom Capital Group & Pelco Inc.
Transom purchased the predictive video security solutions designer, developer, and manufacturer from Schneider Electric.
Allied Universal Shelter & Security Services
Allied Universal’s purchase promotes its long-term plan of increasing its quantity of security professionals, resources, and solutions for clients.