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TMA appoints James Marcella as Government Relations Committee chair

February 6, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the recent appointment of James Marcella to the chairmanship of its Government Relations Committee. In this important role, Marcella will lead TMA’s state and local advocacy efforts and often partner with the Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC) on legislative initiatives. A longtime TMA member and volunteer contributor, Marcella is currently the director, industry associations, for Massachusetts-based Axis Communications. “James...

Axis Communications, James Marcella, Morgan Hertel, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Gallagher makes new appointments to support Australian market growth

February 6, 2023SSN Staff

HAMILTON, New Zealand—Global security manufacturer Gallagher has announced five new job appointments for its Australian sales and marketing teams to prepare for growth in the region.  In expanding the teams, Executive Vice President of Gallagher Asia Pacific & IMEA Craig Schutte said the company ‘aims to improve the value offering to the existing market, provide further support to a growing channel partner and end-user network, increase partner engagement, and deliver outstanding...

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SALTO Systems North America names new marketing leadership roles

February 3, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA—SALTO Systems North America (NA) has elevated two marketing team members to new levels of leadership to help focus on the four pillars of SALTO NA's efforts: building the brand, fostering a culture of learning and impact, getting closer to the customer, and achieving sustainable growth.  Heena Virjee has been named as senior manager - marketing, North America. She will guide the continued growth and expansion of SALTO's electronic access control hardware and software...

Ann Murphy, Bill Wood, Colin DePree, Heena Virjee, SALTO Systems North America, Steve Burk


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DHS expands Abraham Accords to cybersecurity

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DHS expands Abraham Accords to cybersecurity

February 3, 2023SSN Staff

TEL AVIV –In a visit to Israel Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary for Policy Robert Silvers discussed the expansion of the Abraham Accords to include shared cybersecurity priorities. Silvers was in attendance at the CyberTech Global Conference delivering a keynote address where he met with representatives from Israel and several key Middle Eastern nations the DHS said. Those included: President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog, Israel National Cyber Directorate Director...

Abraham Accords, Cybersecurity, CyberTech Global, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Gaby Portnoy, Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Robert Silvers, Salman bin Mohamed bin Abdulla al-Khalifa, U.S. Department of State


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Bates Security acquires Florida-based Performance Security

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Bates Security acquires Florida-based Performance Security

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

LEXINGTON, KY – Bates Security has acquired the Jacksonville, Florida based Performance Security the company announced. This acquisition marks Bates’ third in recent months. The company said that adding Performance Security to its portfolio will further strengthen its presence in the Jacksonville and greater northeast Florida market. “Through my 35 years of providing service to my family of customers, relationships have been formed. But it is time for me to retire and enjoy...

acquisition, Bates Security, Bill Downing, dba Dynamark, Island Security, Performance Security, Southtech Integration


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Wasabi Surveillance Cloud offers ‘Bottomless’ storage to support growth of video in surveillance industry

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Wasabi Surveillance Cloud offers "bottomless" storage for video surveillance

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

BOSTON – Cloud storage company Wasabi Technologies is delivering a scalable, first-of-its-kind video storage solution for the surveillance industry. The Wasabi Surveillance Cloud allows organizations to offload video surveillance footage from a local storage environment directly to the cloud, without ever running out of capacity the company claims. Wasabi said that this "bottomless" approach to video storage is vital for the surveillance industry in their efforts to manage enormous...

cloud storage, David Boland, IDC, ISC West, Mike Jude, ROI, scalable, surveillance, video data, video storage, Wasabi Technologies


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Simplisafe beta tests new program with 24/7 live guard protection

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

BOSTON – SimpliSafe has announced that a select number of their qualifying customers are eligible to participate in a beta test of the 24/7 live guard feature. 24/7 live guard protection is described as a revolutionary professional monitoring innovation that allows monitoring agents to help prevent crime in real time, by allowing them to see and speak to intruders during an alarm event according to the company. The feature is possible thanks to the SimpliSafe Smart Alarm Wireless Indoor...

24/7 live guard protection, Christian Cerda, Fast Protect Technology, monitoring, security camera, SimpliSafe


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NAPCO announcing 2023 Q2 fiscal results

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NAPCO announcing 2023 Q2 fiscal results

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. is set to announce their financial results for the second fiscal quarter, 2023. The company’s second fiscal quarter ended on December 31, 2022, and as such NAPCO will hold a conference call detailing the results on Monday, February 6, at 11:00 a.m. ET. Parties interested in participating in the call my do so by dialing 1-877-407-4018 or for international callers, 1-201-689-8471. In addition to the call, viewers can also...

access control systems, communication services, financial results, fire alarm, Napco Security Technologies, Richard Soloway, school safety solutions, second fiscal quarter 2023, security devices


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ISS names Charles Vancheri as NA associate director of distribution partnerships

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—ISS (Intelligent Security Systems), a global provider of video intelligence and data awareness solutions, announced that is has appointed Charles Vancheri as associate director of distribution partnerships for North America. As an industry veteran with more than a decade of experience, Vancheri will be responsible for setting the company’s strategy relative to building a robust network of distribution partners across the region and thus make the ISS portfolio of high-trust...

AnyVision, Charles Vancheri, ISS, Johnson Controls, LenelS2, Matt Powell, NETGEAR, Securitas, U.S. Marine Corps, Wesco Anixter


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AITX and RAD CEO Steve Reinharz expands communications reach

February 1, 2023SSN Staff

DETROIT – Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. (AITX) has announced that CEO Steve Reinharz will be conducting two media outreach campaigns this weekend. The outreach is part of AITX’s and Robotic Assistance Devices, Inc. (RAD) efforts to be as transparent an organization as possible. Friday, Feb. 3 will see Reinharz participating in a roundtable with other CEOs to discuss naked short selling. That webinar is being hosted by Roger Hamilton, CEO of Genius Group Limited. “I...

Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. (AITX), Genius Group Limited, media outreach campaign, Robotic Assistance Devices, Inc. (RAD), Roger Hamilton, Steve Reinharz


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