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18 Security Dealer & Integrator / www.SecurityInfoWatch.com August 2018 Inside Allied Universal's Acquisition of USSA Endeavor Security Media Editorial Director Steve Lasky sat down with Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones to discuss the company's major acquisition of U.S. Security Associates and how it will impact the contract guarding market going forward. www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12419103 Unpatched Dahua DVRs Causing Issues A researcher has revealed that thousands of Dahua DVR pass- words were leaked on the inter- net, thanks to units that have remianed unpatched since the company issued a fix for CVE- 2013-6117 back in 2013. Dahua has issued a statement strongly recommending customers who use DVR versions before 2013 to upgrade the device and change the password. www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12421463 California Passes its own Version of GDPR The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will provide consum- ers with the following: The right to know what personal informa- tion is being collected and if that information is being sold and/ or shared with third parties; and the right to request that personal information no longer be sold. In addition, businesses would be required to provide notice via privacy policy regarding whether personal data is sold and instruc- tions to opt out. Learn more at the link below. www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12419103 Residential Technologies ∞ Alula releases two-way voice capability for its Connect+ Platform www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422271 ∞ Fibaro acquired by Nice S.p.A. www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422280 ∞ Vivint announces collaboration with Google on voice control www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12417517 Access Control ∞ Allegion to acquire access control solutions provider ISONAS www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12418968 ∞ ASSA ABLOY unveils new attack resistant solutions for school security www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12420372 Other Vendor News ∞ ADT names Jochen Koedijk new Chief Marketing Officer www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422803 ∞ Vicon introduces comprehensive online VMS training course www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12420184 ∞ Altronix expands Trove solutions with Paxton Access partnership www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12421099 ∞ Caesars Entertainment deploys solutions from Pivot3 www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12421120 ∞ ASSA ABLOY acquires distributor Door Systems www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12419567 ∞ Viakoo joins Consumer Technology Association and ESA www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12420183 Industry Associations/Events ∞ ONVIF announces winners from Open Source Spotlight Challenge www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12419454 ∞ Mission 500 announces annual charity softball game www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12420179 ∞ PSA TEC 2019 opens call for presentations www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422249 ∞ TMA adds three new members to Board of Directors www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422258 ∞ Tom Ridge to keynote NSCA Pivot to Profit conference www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422285 ∞ ESA updates requirements on popular alarm certifications www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422286 Dealers & Integrators ∞ EPS Security acquires Video- Tech-Tronics (VTT) www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422287 ∞ Red Hawk opens Spokane location; acquires SDT in Philadelphia www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422241 www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422284 ∞ ADS Security expands again in Alabama, acquires Systems By Design www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422247 ∞ Kenton Brothers relocates to larger HQ facility in Kansas City www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12422239 ∞ AT&T acquires AlienVault for SMB services portfolio www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/12420167 Headlines / Get your daily security news at SecurityInfoWatch.com SECURITY WATCH COMPILED BY PAUL ROTHMAN Online Features Jones

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