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Despite privacy concerns, readers bullish on biometrics

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08/23/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the debate on biometrics and data privacy heating up, and more and more states seeking to regulate the collection, use and retention of biometric data, this month’s News Poll focuses on the future of biometrics and its role in security.

Roundtable discussion: security system lifecycle considerations, effectiveness and cost control

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08/23/2019

A substantial focus of the security industry is on the selection and installation of security systems, and there is no doubt that this is a critical element of the process.

ADT announces new brand direction

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08/23/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced it is transforming its brand to highlight its diverse portfolio of products and solutions.

American Defense Systems acquires Direct Protect Security and Surveillance

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08/23/2019

DALLAS—On Friday, August 16, 2019, American Defense Systems of Dallas acquired Direct Protect Security and Surveillance out of Costa Mesa, CA. Direct Protect has provided smart home solutions to residents and businesses in over 13 states for approximately 10 years.  

Johnson Controls has big plans for Tyco Cloud

Martin Renkis talks with SSN about the growth of cloud-based solutions
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08/21/2019

MILWAUKEE—Johnson Controls recently unveiled Tyco Cloud, a new cloud-based security suite developed to help customers move costly and complex security infrastructure for access control and video surveillance to the cloud.

Specifically Speaking with Nicholas M. Stefantsiv

Senior Technology Systems Specialist of Bala Consulting Engineers in Boston
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08/21/2019

For this month’s Specifically Speaking feature we speak with Nicholas M. Stefantsiv, Senior Technology Systems Specialist of Bala Consulting Engineers in Boston.

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SSN News Poll October 2019

Does there need to be more diversity within security?

As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. This month’s poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.