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PASS releases 2020 update to safety and security guidelines for K-12

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fifth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which offers the most comprehensive information available on nationwide best practices specifically for securing school facilities, from subject matter experts across the education, public safety and industry sectors. Coinciding with National Safe Schools Week 2020, Oct. 18-24, the release of the fifth edition builds upon the existing guidelines primarily with additional...

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Andrew Lanning named SIA Progress Award winner

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Andrew Lanning as the 2020 recipient of the SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum to celebrate individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. SIA will present the award to Lanning during Securing New Ground on Wed., Oct. 21. Lanning is the co-founder at Integrated Security Technologies, a member of SIA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board, and holds a...

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Min Kyriannis honored with Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Min Kyriannis as the 2020 recipient of the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award, an annual distinction recognizing leadership in security industry collaboration. Kyriannis is the managing director of EMD/JMK and co-president of the Women in International Security (WIIS) New York. SIA will present the award to Kyriannis during Securing New Ground on Wednesday, Oct. 21. “Creating and extending partnerships...

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Denis Hébert to receive SIA’s George R. Lippert Memorial Award

October 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Denis Hébert, president of Feenics, as the 2020 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, an honor presented annually to a distinguished individual for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to SIA. Hebert will receive the award during a virtual SIA Honors presentation held as part of Securing New Ground on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Hébert has been a longtime association volunteer and...

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On The Editor's Desk

Mission 500 scores a hole-in-one for those in need

October 14, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

We here at Security Systems News were very excited to sponsor a highly successful golf outing that was recently held to benefit families in need and The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation Children’s Camp. Mission 500’s successful event brought security professionals out for a day of golf that benefited families in need as well as helped The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation Children’s Camp support those children badly injured in fires. The charity golf...

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DICE rebrands as the ‘The New DICE’

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DICE rebrands as the ‘The New DICE’

October 14, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

BAY CITY, Mich.—Branded as “The New DICE,” the DICE Corporation’s new rebranding initiative reflects the company’s vision for the future of monitoring services that is powered by the latest technology, products and services available today. The New DICE is part of the company’s future roadmap kicking off a multi-million-dollar investment in IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, integrated audio and video and much more, according to DICE...

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Per Mar acquires Martin Security Systems

October 14, 2020SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, has acquired Martin Security Systems, Inc. based in Valparaiso, Ind. Martin Security Systems Inc. was founded by Robert Martin in 1984, and has been a family-run business since the beginning. Per Mar Security Services COO Brian Duffy said that everyone at Per Mar feels “honored to have been selected by the Martin family to serve the customers Martin...

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Vanderbilt unveils Zero-touch, cloud-issued mobile credentials

October 14, 2020SSN Staff

PARSIPPANY, N.J.—Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art video, access control and intrusion security systems, announced the introduction of Vanderbilt Mobile ACT ID, featuring zero-touch, cloud-issued credentials for seamless integration into its access control solutions. The result is the ability to easily issue new credentials, as well as instantly grant and restrict access for office buildings, government facilities, healthcare institutions, schools, residences and a growing...

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CONSULT 2020 goes live Oct. 26-27

October 13, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Presented, operated and organized by SecuritySpecifiers, and supported by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the 2020 CONSULT Technical Security Symposium goes live virtually Oct. 26-27. The free virtual mini-conference has been developed specifically for technical security design professionals, and draws on the expertise of consultant community. From cybersecurity to spec writing and design issues, the environment that security consultants and engineers face is constantly...

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Gallagher appoints regional manager for North India

October 13, 2020SSN Staff

RIVERSIDE, Mo.—Global security manufacturer Gallagher announced the appointment of Shamsher Singh as regional manager for North India. Singh joins the team lead by Gautham NV to support Gallagher’s growing business opportunities in India, including a significant project currently underway with the Indian Air Force. Singh brings to the role more than 11 years of sales and business development experience working with multinational companies. He holds an MBA in Marketing and International...

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