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Specifically Speaking with Jeremy Barndt

Principal technology consultant at Spectrum Engineers
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01/22/2020

Security Systems News features Jeremy Barndt, principal technology consultant at Spectrum Engineers, in our monthly Specifically Speaking column done in partnership with SecuritySpecifiers.

Cyber, cloud computing, biometrics top trends for 2020

SSN News Poll looks at state of industry, tech trends for 2020
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01/22/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—This month’s News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines well into the New Year.

Bill Bozeman, Jim Henry to receive Security Legend Award

Inaugural award winners to be honored at SecurityNext Conference next month in New Orleans
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01/15/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce our inaugural Security Legend Award, which recognizes security industry professionals who have been leaders throughout their careers, and who continue to selflessly give back to help push the industry forward.

ASIS CEO Peter O’Neil joins Mission 500 Advisory Board

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01/14/2020

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charity dedicated to serving the needs of children, families and communities in crisis across the United States, announced the addition of ASIS International CEO Peter J. O'Neil to its Advisory Board.

Silvertrac Software joins Trackforce Valiant

Security workforce management solution expands presence in SMB market
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01/13/2020

SAN DIEGO—On January 10, 2020, Trackforce Valiant, an all-in-one solution to automate security workforce management, announced its acquisition of Silvertrac Software, Capterra’s security guard management software, to expand its portfolio in the security guard market. 

Mission 500’s 11th Annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser set for ISC West

Event brings industry together to raise funds for children and families in need
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01/09/2020

MIAMI, Fla.—Mission 500 is excited to announce this year’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020 will be held on Thursday, March 19th.

Intrusion trends stem from smart home, home automation capabilities

Robert Davis, Johnson Controls, shares trends, best practices, and the future of intrusion detection
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01/02/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The concept of physical intrusion, detection and keeping unauthorized individuals from accessing a particular space is an issue as old as time.

SIA applauds NIST’s facial recognition performance report

Steady improvements documented to ensure public’s trust
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12/23/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) offered sincere gratitude to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for its thoughtful and diligent work in producing a report evaluating the performance of current facial recognition technology

Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance partner

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12/19/2019

SEATTLE and CUPERTINO, MOUNTAIN VIEW and DAVIS, Calif.—Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance announced a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products.

Eight steps forward and one sideways for the security industry

How new technologies drive business model innovation
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12/09/2019

The security business is in the midst of upheaval, with tech giants like Google and Amazon offering consumers the tools to set up and operate their own secure smart homes.

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SSN News Poll May 2020

With the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) already transitioned to an all-digital business model and experts talking about a 2020 recession due to the coronavirus outbreak, this month’s News Poll looks at how companies are directly impacted.