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Guardian Protection teams up MiLB, becomes official smart home security partner

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06/21/2019

PITTSBURG and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Security solutions provider, Guardian Protection, recently announced a new partnership with Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) to become the “Official Smart Home Security Partner of MiLB” and the “Preferred Partner” of targeted MiLB teams across the country.

SIA Statesman Award winners honored for their work

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06/20/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md.—“… And the rest, they say, is history.” This is one of my most favorite quotes as it depicts a positive continuation of something that originated in the past.

Mission 500 announces new board of director members

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06/20/2019

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., recently announced the addition of five new board of director members.

Defendify raises $1.6m in pre-seed funding

Cybersecurity startup will use money to grow channel partners and boost product development
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06/19/2019

PORTLAND, Maine—Defendify, an all-in-one, SaaS-delivered cybersecurity platform developer, announced today $1.6 million in pre-seed funding led by private investors with participation from Maine Technology Institute (MTI) and early stage cybersecurity industry investor 3dot6 Ventures.

Genetec takes top global VMS vendor position, IHS reports

Company also retains No. 1 position in Americas for the 8th consecutive year
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06/19/2019

MONTRÉAL—Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, was named the world’d No. 1 vendor of Video Management Systems (VMS), according to a recent report published by global research firm IHS Markit.

Everbridge appoints David Meredith as CEO

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06/19/2019

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Everbridge Inc., a global provider of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications, recently announced the appointment of David Meredith as CEO and member of the Everbridge Board of Directors, effective July 15, 2019. 

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SSN News Poll August 2019

According to new research from Parks Associates, interest in DIY security systems is on the rise with 52 percent of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the next 12 months planning to buy a system that is self-installed. This month’s News Poll looks to gauge reader’s thoughts on DIY’s impact on security overall.