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Affiliated to host second annual Catalyst

Daniel Oppenheim discusses plans for this conference
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03/29/2017

MIAMI—Affiliated Monitoring is bringing its Catalyst conference, focused on PERS sales and marketing, to Turnberry Isle here for its second year, May 15 through 17.

The future of IoT: Taming security's wild west

TechSec 2017 panel discusses regulation and standardization in the Internet of Things
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03/29/2017

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—A lot is being done when it comes to ensuring that IoT devices are cybersecure, integrated and valuable to end users. Five panelists at a TechSec Solutions session explored exactly what the industry is doing to rein in the technology.

Northland Controls opens new HQ office

Silicon Valley-inspired space gives company room to grow
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03/29/2017

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls, a rapidly growing global security systems integrator and managed services provider, opened a new headquarters space here on March 24.

Paladin Security and Criterion Security announce mega-merger

Resulting company, PalAmerican Security, to focus on US healthcare business
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03/28/2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Criterion Security, a healthcare, government and corporate security company in the US, has joined forces with Paladin Security, a full-service guarding company and security systems integrator based in Canada, to create a North American super-company—PalAmerican Security.

Software startup brings predictive analytics to fire detection

OneEvent to utilize dealer network for distribution
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03/27/2017

MOUNT HOREB, Wis.—OneEvent, a software-as-a-service company based here, developed an analytics engine that looks at environmental factors to predict when an event might occur. At ISC West 2017, the company will be discussing the software’s capabilities in the fire detection space.

Parks Associates announces keynotes for CONNECTIONS conference

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03/23/2017

DALLAS—Consumer IoT research firm Parks Associates announced the keynotes and initial speaker lineup for its 21st-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, which will be held May 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

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SSN News Poll May 2017

Big data, utilizing the abundance of data gathered by various devices, was a consistent theme at TechSec 2017. An entire session tackled the topic, which you can read more about here. Panelists in TechSec’s "Monitoring the next tech" talked about the value of data in the wholesale monitoring world. Where do you see the benefit of data analytics?