Security Dealer & Integrator

AUG 2018

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18 Security Dealer & Integrator / 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. 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. 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. Residential Technologies ∞ Alula releases two-way voice capability for its Connect+ Platform ∞ Fibaro acquired by Nice S.p.A. ∞ Vivint announces collaboration with Google on voice control Access Control ∞ Allegion to acquire access control solutions provider ISONAS ∞ ASSA ABLOY unveils new attack resistant solutions for school security Other Vendor News ∞ ADT names Jochen Koedijk new Chief Marketing Officer ∞ Vicon introduces comprehensive online VMS training course ∞ Altronix expands Trove solutions with Paxton Access partnership ∞ Caesars Entertainment deploys solutions from Pivot3 ∞ ASSA ABLOY acquires distributor Door Systems ∞ Viakoo joins Consumer Technology Association and ESA Industry Associations/Events ∞ ONVIF announces winners from Open Source Spotlight Challenge ∞ Mission 500 announces annual charity softball game ∞ PSA TEC 2019 opens call for presentations ∞ TMA adds three new members to Board of Directors ∞ Tom Ridge to keynote NSCA Pivot to Profit conference ∞ ESA updates requirements on popular alarm certifications Dealers & Integrators ∞ EPS Security acquires Video- Tech-Tronics (VTT) ∞ Red Hawk opens Spokane location; acquires SDT in Philadelphia ∞ ADS Security expands again in Alabama, acquires Systems By Design ∞ Kenton Brothers relocates to larger HQ facility in Kansas City ∞ AT&T acquires AlienVault for SMB services portfolio Headlines / Get your daily security news at SECURITY WATCH COMPILED BY PAUL ROTHMAN Online Features Jones

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