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Guest Commentary: Three Resolutions for a Changing Security Industry

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02/17/2017

Over the past years, the security industry has changed and with it emerged new challenges and opportunities. Today, cybersecurity, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key trends that any large organization must address. In the security industry, it is important for organizations to realize these developments and formulate a strategy to meet client and stakeholder needs. Just as people use the new year to set major goals, so too can security leaders use the beginning of 2017 to make a plan to meet the industry’s biggest challenges. Below are a few resolutions that can benefit everyone in the security industry.

Dynetics releases new 360-degree radar

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02/16/2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—Dynetics, which designs, builds and installs radar units, announced the latest offering in its GroundAware line: GA1360, a 360-degree radar system with a range of one kilometer.

The challenge of hiring

Visibility, having the right offering for applicants can be key
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02/16/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Many companies, of all sizes in the industry, face the difficulty of finding the most qualified and best fitting candidates to join their team. Security Systems News talked with a few of these companies to hear what the applicant pool looks like, what they look for in new hires and how they bring in the best talent.

Entech acquires Logical Building Solutions

Deal gives company key presence in Oklahoma market
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02/15/2017

DALLAS and OKLAHOMA CITY—Entech Sales and Service Inc., based here, announced the acquisition of Oklahoma City-based Logical Building Solutions Inc. (LBS). Entech will merge all assets and operations of LBS into its existing business structure, and Entech’s new Oklahoma City office will operate under the name Logical Building Systems.

Genetec poised for big year

Press summit provides inside look at company culture, vision for future
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02/14/2017

MONTREAL—Genetec, a company that develops open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry, hosted its fourth annual press summit at its headquarters here in January, providing a glimpse into the company’s

Pivot3 looks to sustain record growth

Company revenue increases by 84 percent in 2016 as HCI takes off
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02/13/2017

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3, a leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for the modern data center, experienced record growth throughout 2016, with total revenue increasing by 84 percent over the prior year—including a more than 200-percent increase in Q4 2016 from Q4 2015—and significant deals secured across federal, healthcare and education customers.

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SSN News Poll April 2017

For many companies in the security industry, finding the right people can be a challenge. SSN spoke with several professionals about this difficulty. How does your company attract, hire the best employees?