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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.

Specifically Speaking with Terry Harless

Senior technology consultant with Burns & McDonnell
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12/04/2019

Security Systems News caught up with Terry Harless, senior technology consultant with Burns & McDonnell, who talked about his consulting career, the advancement of ground-based radar (GBR) technology and the future for security, in general.

How big data is affecting security

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12/04/2019

Since the late 20th century our world has faced a technological revolution mostly based on the transmission, use and classification of data.

Two new Mission 500 Advisory Board members offer ways to help

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12/04/2019

Mission 500, a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of children and communities in crisis in the U.S., announced two new members to its Advisory Board — Sarah Flanagan, publisher, Security Systems News, and Janet Fenner, chief marketing officer, Intelligent Security Systems (ISS).

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SSN News Poll August 2020

In April, Security Systems News asked readers about the impact COVID-19 was having on their businesses. With many states starting to open up again, this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the state of the industry three months into the coronavirus.