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Big ISC West exhibitors feature cybersecurity and name changes

Three big booth exhibitors talk with SSN about their presence at this year’s show

LAS VEGAS—Some of the biggest exhibitors are approaching the show with new topics top of mind, for some it’s cybersecurity, for others it’s branding after a name change.

Hikvision's CEO talks growth strategy

North America is fastest growing region, 'Glocalization' plan means more local control

HANGZHOU, China—Video surveillance provider Hikvision is anticipating 80 percent growth in its fastest growing region, North America, according to CEO Yangzhong Hu, president of Hikvision who spoke to a group of trade media reporters, through an interpreter, at the company’s headquarters here on Oct. 26.

Frank De Fina, security industry veteran, dies

Executive at Panasonic, Samsung, SightLogix and Hikvision; accomplished musician; founded college security degree program

PRINCETON, N.J.—Security industry veteran Frank De Fina, 61, who served as a top executive for a number of video surveillance companies including Panasonic, Samsung, SightLogix and most recently Hikvision USA, died July 26 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.