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100 Women in 100 Days Cybersecurity Career Accelerator announced next class

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11/21/2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The free cybersecurity training and accreditation program, 100 Women in 100 Days (100w100d), founded and managed by Sacramento-based cyber risk consulting firm, Inteligenca, will help an

What’s public relations and why is it so important for security?

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11/15/2019

When talking about marketing in the security industry, public relations (PR) is probably the least understood tool in the box—and this is to the industry’s detriment.

Brivo and Alula join forces

Van Till speaks with SSN about the partnership and opportunity for their dealers in the commercial market
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11/15/2019

BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo, a global leader in cloud-based physical security solutions, and Alula, inventors of the BAT-Connect communicator and the Connect+ intrusion and automation platform, recently announced a cloud-to-cloud integration partnership between their respective platforms to provide unified access control and intrusion capabilities for the commercial market.

ADT Commercial brings on Critical Systems

Deal expands company’s presence in Atlanta area
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11/14/2019

CHICAGO—ADT Commercial recently acquired Critical Systems, a Marietta, Ga.-based systems integration company established in 2002.

Central Station Monitoring acquires Alarm Central

Deal nearly doubles CSM’s account base, boosts revenue
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11/12/2019

ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring (CSM), a full-service intrusion and fire alarm central station based here, recently acquired Alarm Central based in Beaverton, nearly doubling the number of accounts being monitored at its central station.

Allied Universal acquires Advent Systems Inc.

Deal expands company’s technology services division in Midwest region
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11/07/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ELMHURST, Ill.—Allied Universal, a security and facility services company, recently announced the acquisition of Advent Systems, Inc., a low-voltage integrator of IP video, access control, structured cabling and audio/visual systems based in Elmhurst, Ill.

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SSN News Poll January 2020

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently identified the key “megatrends” that are impacting the security industry as we move into 2020. This month’s News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines.