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Schneider Electric selects SecurityBridge as SAP security platform

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

INGOLSTADT, Germany—SAP (System applications and products) security provider SecurityBridge announced it has been selected by Schneider Electric as its SAP security platform. SecurityBridge noted that its platform provides Schneider Electric with “advanced level of SAP visibility that enables the company’s IT teams to proactively manage potential risks arising from applications and custom code.” Schneider Electric is a multinational energy and research company headquartered...

Christoph Nagy, IBM, Schneider Electric, SecurityBridge, Thierry Eyraud, Tony Parrillo


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New Hanover County ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 111th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on Monday, July 25, 2022. The New Hanover County ECC in North Carolina became the 12th ECC in the state of North Carolina to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The New Hanover County ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Stanley Security, Guardian Protection, Securitas, ADS, United Central...

ADS, ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Brinks Home Security, CPI Security, Guardian Protection, Holmes Security, National Monitoring Center, New Hanover County ECC


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Gallagher launches Tech Talk podcast series

July 28, 2022SSN Staff

HAMILTON, New Zealand—Gallagher, a provider of integrated security and site management solutions, has announced the launch of its new Security in Focus podcast series called Tech Talk. Hosted by Chief Technology Officer Steve Bell, the series will be the only dedicated podcast for security technicians and installers, promising to be an informative and valuable resource for them. Tech Talk also aims to offer listeners industry insights, best practices, and technical tips on the latest...

Gallagher, Steve Bell


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Rapid Response names Peter Kirk as VP of Software Engineering

July 28, 2022SSN Staff

SYRACUSE, N.Y., CORONA, Calif., and HENDERSON, Nev.—Rapid Response Monitoring Services has announced the return of former programming department member Peter Kirk as Vice President of Software Engineering. The announcement was made by Rapid Response Monitoring President Jeffrey Atkins. “It is a testament to all employees of Rapid Response who have helped us build a world-class organization to have a former employee return to our company,” he said of Kirk. During his initial...

Jeffrey Atkins, Peter Kirk, Rapid Response Monitoring Services


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HUMAN Security

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HUMAN Security, PerimeterX announce merger to take on bots, identity fraud

July 28, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

NEW YORK and SAN MATEO, Calif.—Bot and fraud prevention companies HUMAN Security, Inc. and PerimeterX have announced their merger. Combined, the two companies will boast over 450 employees serving more than 500 customers and $100-plus million dollars in annual recurring revenue. With it, they hope to combat the swiftly rising incidents of bot attacks and fraud incidents affecting the technology sphere. “The merger of these great companies brings together two exceptional teams of...

Google, HUMAN Security, Ido Safruti, Omri Iluz, PerimeterX, Roku, Tamer Hassan


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Renowned futurist Jack Uldrich to keynote TMA’s 2022 Annual Meeting

July 28, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that acclaimed global futurist, speaker, and best-selling author Jack Uldrich will deliver the keynote address at its 2022 Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. ET. The annual meeting will take place in person at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, Fla. from Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2022.   “As business leaders, what could be more valuable than to have access to the insights of someone...

2022 Annual Meeting, Jack Uldrich, Morgan Hertel, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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New Michigan-based cybersecurity startup for SMOs announced

July 27, 2022SSN Staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced earlier this week his new cybersecurity startup for small and medium organizations (SMOs) named SensCy. Snyder announced the launch of the startup on its website on July 26, along with three business partners. The name alludes to the company bringing a “sensible cyber solution to SMOs that includes sound policy, best practices, education, and a clear understanding of their cyberhealth to dramatically reduce their chances...

Bhushan Kulkarni, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Dave Kelly, David Behen, Gateway, Rick Snyder, Scott Lyon, SensCy, Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM)


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Monitoring Matters

A Brave New World

July 27, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Your perspective on current events, I’ve found, is largely shaped by your formative experiences. Being born in the middle of the 80s, I can still just see the last glow of the days where you could leave your door unlocked and children roamed on their bikes for miles unsupervised. The concept of having a phone on your person was almost unheard of. Certainly, security was the last thing on most people’s minds. Fast forward to Sept. 11, 2001, woken from bed before a day in high school...

Arizona Supreme Court, Security Systems News, Sept. 11, 2001


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 Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship

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SIA names winners for 2022 Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship

July 27, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.— The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Alex Orr of Johnson Controls and Esteban Pastor of ZKTeco USA as the two recipients of the 2022 Hèbert Identity Management Scholarship. Orr and Pastor are set to receive the $5,000 scholarships that will allow them to further their education in the identity management field. This scholarship program is named after Nightingale Security Chair and Investor Denis R. Hébert, a past member of SIA’s...

Alex Orr, Denis R. Hébert, Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship, Don Erickson, Esteban Pastor, Johnson Controls, Nightingale Security, Security Industry Association (SIA), SIA RISE Scholarship, ZKTeco USA


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Interface Systems appoints Bud Homeyer as Chief Operations Officer

July 26, 2022SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS—Interface Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, today announced that it has appointed Bud Homeyer as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Homeyer previously served as Interface’s Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, where he was instrumental in enabling digital transformation for large retail and restaurant customers. Prior to Interface, Homeyer held...

Bank of America, Brent Duncan, Brinker, Bud Homeyer, Interface Systems, Michaels


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