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Emerging Leaders Under 40

Security Systems News opens nominations for “Emerging Leaders Under 40”

October 3, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—For more than a decade, Security Systems News has put the next generation of leaders within the security industry in the spotlight with an annual award and we're excited to announce it will now be known as “Emerging Leaders Under 40,” beginning with the Class of 2024. We have evolved from “20 under 40” to “40 under 40," and we're extremely excited to launch this new awards program, which highlights those security professionals who have...

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On The Editor's Desk

Feeling the Love

November 3, 2021Paul Ragusa

It’s been truly remarkable to see the evolution of the security industry since starting here at Security Systems News more than five years ago. Not just within technology, which has exploded with the convergence of physical and cybersecurity, and with cloud, machine learning, AI and robotics gaining traction, but also from a diversity and inclusion perspective, as the wide breadth of voices leading conversations today is refreshing and long overdue. What’s even cooler is high-profile...

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Commercial

Business resiliency during crisis

April 8, 2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—At this point in the global pandemic, unemployment is soaring; furloughs are plenty; some businesses are no longer in existence; and according Bloomberg Economics' model, chance of recession in the U.S. now stands at 100 percent. The time is now for security integrators to quickly adapt to these and other disruptions while at the same time maintaining continuous business operations and keep people safe by prioritizing what is most critical to be done. Easier said than done.The...

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Monitoring Matters

SIA's new conference AcceleRISE, inspiring the next generation security professional

February 12, 2019Ginger Hill

The countdown to SIA's new conference acceleRISE has begun with plans for security leaders to share ideas and inspire tomorrow's up and coming young security professionals via coaching, business skill development and networking. This event is to take place August 14-16 at the Radisson Blu in downtown, Minneapolis. Having never been to Minnesota and being the extreme foodie that I am, I did a little research and discovered a meat-centric American grill that I would totally check out —...

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Security Systems News welcomes the “20 under 40” Class of 2018 winners

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is proud to recognize another class of promising young professionals with its “20 under 40” awards. Among this year's honorees are professionals from large security companies—including ADT, Securitas Electronic Security and G4S—as well as stand-out end users such as KeyBank, Harley Davidson and the Cleveland Indians. “We were really impressed by this year's 20 under 40 award winners,” Paul Ragusa, editor of...

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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—John Bekisz Jr.

November 6, 2018SSN Staff

John Bekisz Jr., 31 Systems integration manager, Securitas Electronic Security Inc. Elmsford, N.Y. John Bekisz Jr. is a systems integration manager at Securitas Electronic Security Inc. (SES), where he manages the engineering and integration of technology systems for one of the company's infrastructure transportation projects. The project encompasses a variety of security technology systems including video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection, security systems management,...

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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Shannon Beritzhoff

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

Shannon Beritzhoff, 31 Branch manager, First Alarm Richmond, Calif. First Alarm has five locations, and Shannon Beritzhoff is the branch manager of the company's Richmond, Calif., branch. She handles a lot of the day-to-day operations of the branch, including billing, service, fire inspections and installations. Beritzhoff came to work with First Alarm through the company's acquisition of Sentry Alert in late 2010, a company she joined just after college. “I've now been...

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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—John Butrim

November 6, 2018SSN Staff

John Butrim, 37 Director of national accounts, ADT Security Pompano Beach, Fla. As Director of national accounts for ADT Security, John Butrim focuses on the multi-family and homeowners' association (HOA) divisions, including sales, installation and customer service. “So we've got that sales function and then also here in Pompano we've got a team that handles the customer care, the liaison portion of the HOA relationship, so we work directly with the property managers...

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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Joshua Cummings

November 6, 2018SSN Staff

Joshua Cummings, 38 Director, engineering services, VTI Security Burnsville, Minn. As director of engineering services for national commercial integrator VTI Security, Joshua Cummings manages a team of 18 people responsible for all of the presales design support, post-sales documentation and jurisdiction permitting. He also heads up all of the training programs for VTI, such as training for engineering staff, field staff, and project management staff, for example, as well as bringing...

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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Michael A. DeVita III

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

Michael A. DeVita III, 37 General manager, Securadyne Systems Andover, Mass. Michael DeVita III initially started in the security industry as a summer job, which led into a greater interest, he said. He started in the industry with Surveillance Specialties 17 years ago, a company that was acquired by Securadyne Systems five years ago. “After being exposed to the industry for a summer, I took a liking to the physical security world and began to gain an understanding of the technical...

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