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Women in Security: Specifically Speaking with Jeanine C. Lovejoy

Principal/Owner, The Consulting Group
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11/05/2014

Your consulting company began as an environmental design firm and branched out to include security consulting in 2006. How would you describe your approach to security specification projects, and can you name a few projects you’ve worked on?

ESA pushes forward during lame-duck session

A number of important issues still on table will, at least, be picked up next year
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11/04/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Electronic Security Association doesn’t expect much to happen to benefit the industry in the waning days of the lame-duck Congressional session, but that doesn’t mean it’s not pursuing its goals to the fullest.

Five Questions: Josh Cummings

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11/03/2014

Josh Cummings recently was promoted to director, engineering services, for Minneapolis-based VTI Security. He is charged with engaging and coordinating the engineering activity in all VTI offices. He will report to Rick Allan, chief technology officer, and they will identify best practices, lead VTI’s technology decisions and guide the technical training needs for the company.

Fighting ORC requires new tech, partnerships, experts say

New England ORC conference grows
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10/15/2014

WORCESTER, Mass.— Loss prevention specialists were encouraged to embrace new technology and to network and form partnerships with law enforcement at the eighth annual conference of the New England Organized Retail Crime Alliance, which convened here last month.

Google’s Brian Katz to keynote TechSec 2015

TechSec 2015 educational program line up, speakers announced
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10/15/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Safety in the cloud, the battle for decision-making with video surveillance and the affect of retail-focused security technology on other vertical markets are among the topics that will be examined and debated at TechSec 2015, the security industry’s p

SIA questions GSA pricing policy

Anecdotal evidence shows companies are being unfairly rejected
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10/08/2014

WASHINGTON—Uncertainties surrounding the General Service Administration’s new schedule pricing policies for products and services need to be further examined, according to Jake Parker, government relations director at the Security Industry Association.

How I use my system

Talking panels and keypads with Bob Schott
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10/08/2014

Bob Schott was recently hired as director of information technology at Security Partners, a wholesale monitoring company based in Lancaster, Pa. In his new position, Schott will oversee all aspects of IT in Security Partners’ three central stations.

Five questions: Andre Greco

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10/08/2014

Andre Greco is the new VP of sales and marketing for Columbus, Ohio-based systems integrator Xentry Systems Integration. He’ll focus on driving strategic sales and marketing programs that enhance brand awareness and market share.

News Poll: CEDIA gaining the industry’s attention

A majority of respondents believe the home technology expo is best for residential companies, but some say integrators and monitoring can also benefit from the show
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10/01/2014

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Report: Growth rate for service offerings to soar

VSaaS, ACaaS expected to enjoy some of highest growth rates in security equipment and services market during forecast period
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10/01/2014

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The North American market for physical security equipment and services is poised to exceed $61 billion by 2018, up from $44.4 billion in revenues in 2013, according to a new report, “Physical Security Equipment & Services Report—2014,” from IHS Research, a market research firm based here.

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SSN News Poll February 2015

As the new year gets underway, it’s time to reflect while also looking ahead. Tell us about how your company fared in 2014. What are your plans for 2015?

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