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Open Security & Safety Alliance membership doubles; open platform initiatives surge forward

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05/07/2019

SAN RAMON, Calif.—In the Fall of 2018, five companies — Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco by Schneider Electric and VIVOTEK, Inc. — came together for the good of the open platform community, becoming founding companies of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), or simply, “the Alliance.”

DMP honors Dealers of the Year for 2018

Hosts 1st annual awards presentation at Owners Forum
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05/01/2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—If you’ve attended the DMP Owners Forum, you know it’s an exciting premiere of the manufacturer’s newest security solutions and an equally rich exchange of best practices among DMP’s top 100 dealers.

Nortek Security & Control promotes Chris Lynch

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04/24/2019

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, announced the promotion of Chris Lynch to manager of Builder Services.

S.A.F.E. donates emergency alert platform to U.S. schools, colleges and universities

Free enhanced protection in the event of a life-threatening emergency via hyperlocal mobile alerts
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04/24/2019

NASHUA, N.H.—A non-glamorous side of being in the security industry is hearing about, witnessing the aftermath and reporting on school shootings. Since the Parkland, Fla.

ESX breakout sessions to focus on key sales and finance topics

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04/23/2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Security professionals will converge here June 3-6 for the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2019, a key industry event where experts will explore today’s video surveillance and monitoring trends and share best practices during the conference’s peer-led breakout sessions.

Nortek Security & Control appoints Chris Hart to regional manager and solution specialist, Health & Wellness

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04/22/2019

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control, and health and wellness technology, recently appointed Chris Hart as regional manager & solution specialist, Health & Wellness.

Industry sees great potential for AI within security

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04/17/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—The potential for artificial intelligence (AI) within security is both exciting and a little frightening, as there are benefits and risks when leveraging the power of AI and machine learning.

Preliminary agenda released for Cyber:Secured Forum

Second annual summit hosted by ISC Security Events, PSA Security Network and SIA
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04/17/2019

DALLAS—ISC Security Events, PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have revealed the preliminary agenda for the 2019 Cyber:Secured Forum, a conference connecting the worlds of cybersecurity, physical security and systems integration.

SIA New Product Award winners unveiled

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04/16/2019

LAS VEGAS—At ISC West 2019 here last week the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced the 2019 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards, the flagship awards program at ISC West recognizing innovative security products, services and solutions.

All for one, one for all

Security industry comes together under the Mission 500 flag
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03/25/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—As an avid runner and someone who has always tried to give back through charitable events, Brinks Home Security President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Gardner, loved the idea of participating in the Mission 500 Security 5K in Las Vegas when he first heard of the event from an employee at the company several years ago.

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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.