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E&C Announces Subcommittee Markup of Bipartisan, Bicameral Privacy Legislation & Seven Other Bills

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) announced today that the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a markup on Thursday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) in the John […]

Analysis of American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) Discussion Draft Released June 3

The following information and analysis is being shared with TMA members courtesy of The Security Industry Association (SIA). Over the last week, SIA Government Relations has been collecting and analyzing feedback from their members on the bipartisan data privacy discussion draft under consideration in the House Energy and Commerce Committee (which was released June 3). […]

Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet gear targets in China attacks on telecoms, US gov warns

Three U.S. government agencies urged operators to patch their systems and take several other steps to boost security, warning state-sponsored attacks from China have been targeting routers within their networks since 2020. In a joint advisory, the National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said attackers […]

TMA Standards Committee to Host Town Halls on TMA-AVS-01

TMA’s proposed ANSI standard, TMA-AVS-01 – Alarm Verification Standard, is in the final week of a Preliminary Technical Review period. The next step in the ANSI standards development process is the 60-day public comment period. We currently anticipate this will begin July 5th. In line with this formal comment period, TMA’s Standards Committee has scheduled […]

Napco Hosted Cell-Based Access Control System Wins ESX Innovation Award 2022

NAPCO Security Technologies is pleased to share the news that its  AirAccess® Access Control System, featuring automatic-networking via popular Napco StarLink® Cellular, has been chosen as the winner of the ESX Innovation Award 2022, for “Access Control/ID Systems in Access Control/ID System for Hosted / Managed Access”.  AirAccess speeds creating new hosted access accounts faster, […]

AlarMax Distributors Acquires Cassidy Technologies and Expands to 25 Locations Across the U.S.

The acquisition of Cassidy Technologies’ branches, in St. Paul, MN and Des Moines, IA, will continue to expand the AlarMax national, U.S. footprint. Roger Graf, President at AlarMax stated, “We are very happy to welcome Chris Johnson and the Cassidy Team into the AlarMax Family and are excited about our future together.” Cassidy Technologies customers […]