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40 under 40 Class of 2021 Takeover!

April 22, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

Can't think of a better time to have a Security Systems News' "40 under 40" takeover of the website than right now as the team here at SSN and many of the winners from this year's class get ready to converge on Nashville for our SecurityNext conference, April 25-27 at The Westin Nashville. Please check out the first eight of the 40 profiles that are appearing here and in print all year long!  For the full list of winners, please click here. And keep...

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40 under 40: Jon Bucsok, Unlimited Technology, Inc.

April 22, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—For Jon Bucsok, it’s all relative. Bucsok, whose father and brother are both in the security industry, followed in their footsteps and currently serves as Strategic Accounts Project Manager at Unlimited Technology, a Chester Springs, Pa.-based provider of systems integrator solutions. The 34-year-old Bucsok, who has been with Unlimited Technology for four years, told Security Systems News that he “manages projects to ensure completion by a given deadline, whilst...

Jon Bucsok, SSN 40 under 40 Class of 2021, Unlimited Technology Inc.


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40 under 40: Elli Voorhees, Security Industry Association (SIA)

April 22, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Elli Voorhees, Ph.D, 33, has been in the security industry for nearly 10 years. Since 2019, she has served as the director of learning and development for the Security Industry Association (SIA), where she oversees SIA’s expanding portfolio of training, credentialing and professional development programs. “My primary day-to-day responsibilities range from managing curriculum development and designing learning experiences for new and existing programs to facilitating...

Elli Voorhees, Security Industry Association (SIA), SSN 40 under 40 Class of 2021


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40 under 40: Stephanie Maitland, CIBC

April 22, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Problem solving has become second nature to Stephanie Maitland. As the Senior Consultant, Corporate Security, at CIBC, a commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions provider based in Toronto and Chicago, Maitland’s day-to-day responsibilities involve developing the programming and implementation strategies for new physical security systems. “We are in the process of upgrading legacy technology throughout the organization,”...

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40 under 40: Dale Marzili, COPS Monitoring

April 22, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Dale Marzili, 40, Operations Training & Development Manager for COPS Monitoring has spent his entire career in security, finding his calling helping other people at a very young age. “At 20 years old, I really had no clear vision of what I wanted to do as my career, but I knew I wanted to do something that made me feel good,” he explained. “I was offered a job at COPS Monitoring, which gave me the chance to not only grow as an individual, but also to help people.” Marzili...

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40 under 40: Matt Bennett, Atlas Security Service

April 22, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Matt Bennett, 36, takes a lot of pride in what he does, both in his role as Customer Operations Manager at Atlas Security Service and as a husband and father. “I've always been very detail oriented and organized; these traits have served me well in my profession,” he said. “When I started at Atlas in January of 2006, I truly had no idea if I'd be any good or even enjoy the job but by God’s grace it quickly became a job and company I loved!...

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40 under 40: Brendan McFall, Northland Controls

April 22, 2022Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—After graduating from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Brendan McFall, 30, began his career in 2014 as the Executive Assistant for Northland Control’s CEO Pierre Trapanese. Since then, he has taken on several different roles at Northland, working his way up as a Project Manager, Technical Project Manager, Technical Engineering Manager and now East Coast Operations Manager. In his current role, he supports Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Coordinators,...

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40 under 40: Jennifer Maguire-Hocevar, Universal Atlantic Systems (UAS)

April 22, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Jennifer Maguire-Hocevar 38, has a clear objective in mind in her role as Senior Director of Operations, Universal Atlantic Systems (UAS). “My primary focus is promoting top-notch communication and inspiring teams to outperform expectations,” she said. Maguire-Hocevar, 38, is a 14-year veteran at UAS, a Paoli-Pa.-based national provider of integrated security services, protecting over $15 billion in commercial assets. “As Senior Director of Operations,...

Jennifer Maguire-Hocevar, SSN 40 under 40 Class of 2021, Universal Atlantic Systems (UAS)


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40 under 40: Ben Brown, Microsoft

April 22, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Ben Brown, CPP, is only 31, but he has already amassed quite a resume in the security industry at such a young age. With a background that includes what he calls “a unique marriage” of corporate security, military experience, and higher education in the global security field, Brown currently serves as the senior special security operations manager for the Security Center of Excellence within Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation division. Brown, who...

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Also Noted

CISA, FBI, NSA, five partners issue joint cyber advisory on Russian threats

April 22, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and five international partners, have issued a joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Russian state-sponsored and criminal cyber threats to critical infrastructure that could impact organizations both within and beyond Ukraine.   Along with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian...

Abigail Bradshaw, Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Bryan Vorndran, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Jen Easterly, Lisa Fong, National Crime Agency (NCA), National Cyber Security Centre New Zealand (NZ NCSC)


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