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On The Editor's Desk

A time to recognize young security professionals

May 20, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

As most of you know, each year for the past 13 years, the Security Systems News team has honored a diverse, talented mix of young professionals within the security industry. Known as “20 under 40” up until last year, when we changed it to “40 under 40” to encompass the growing security industry and to include security consultants into the mix for added depth and perspective, once again, we are searching for our next “40 under 40” class of consultants, end users, integrators and monitoring...

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Monitoring Matters

‘40 under 40’ award nominations open

May 13, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

The #SSNTalks’ Team is passionate about recognizing diverse, talented, young security professionals representing the next generation of industry leaders via our yearly “40 under 40” awards. We are thrilled to currently be seeking our “40 under 40” Class of 2020, comprised of consultants, integrators, monitoring professionals and end users. Submit nominations online here. “I have always considered SSN’s ‘40 under 40’ the ‘gold standard’ in our industry and being recognized...

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Monitoring Matters

Being nimble in trying times

April 15, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

I've been hearing and seeing the use of the word "nimble" lately when it comes to security businesses continuing their success during this trying time of the coronavirus, working from home and social distancing as our new norm. A recent example comes from an "online panel organized by Arcules" in which Ryan Schonfeld, founder & CEO of RAS Security Group and" SSN “40 under 40” class of 2019" said:�“ � I think being able to be�nimble�and adapt to changes quickly...

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Business resiliency during crisis

April 8, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

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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Security Systems News welcomes “40 under 40” Class of 2019 winners

November 4, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to bring you this year's inaugural “40 under 40” class of 2019, made up of a diverse and talented mix of young professionals representing the next generation of leaders in security.Opening the award up to consultants for the first time added new depth and perspective to this year's class, bringing all winners — consultants, integrators, monitoring professionals and end users — together into one “40 under 40”...

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“40 under 40” Class of 2019 — John Harrington, 34

November 1, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

As the Sr. Engineer and Team Lead for the Physical Security Technology and IoT Infrastructure for United Airlines, John Harrington's day-to-day responsibilities include building and maintaining IP cameras, physical access control systems and IoT/sensor device networks and systems. “That includes managing our team of engineers and soliciting feedback from our customers on their experience, and collaborating as a cross-functional team member for the development of 'IoT' at United Airlines,”...

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“40 under 40” Class of 2019 — Morgan Harris, 34

November 1, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Morgan Harris, formerly senior director, Enterprise Solutions at ADT, founded Harris Technology Services LLC to focus on helping customers find positive outcomes using technology. “I want technology to work for people, not the other way around,” he said.Harris' introduction to the security industry was at a company called Integration Logistics. “I originally accepted the position to build an IT practice, but I discovered a large need for an IT-centric approach to make security technology...

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“40 under 40” Class of 2019 — Ebony Haywood, 36

November 1, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

With a background in education as an elementary school teacher, Ebony Haywood said that her security journey is definitely happenstance and being in the right place at the right time. “Ironically, one of our families [referring to a student's family] owned a security business and when I was looking for a change, they took a chance on me,”Haywood said, starting out on a part-time basis and transitioning into operations coordinator. “At the time, I did not understand the business...

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“40 under 40” Class of 2019 — Juergen Henry, 31

November 1, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

During his college days, Juergen Henry was looking for a job where he could also attend classes and a good friend of his, a dispatcher at COPS Monitoring, referred him to the company. Henry also became a dispatcher and really enjoyed helping people. “It became evident rather quickly that COPS was where I wanted to make a career,” Henry said.Since his time as a dispatcher, Henry has had the chance to work under the supervision of and side-by-side with some leaders who helped him strive...

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“40 under 40” Class of 2019 — Stephanie Higgins, 33

November 1, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Stephanie Higgins joined Securitas in 2016 and now has a leadership role with a wide variety of HR responsibilities, including employee relations, human resource information systems (HRIS), policy development, rewards and compensation, associate development programs and special projects.“It has been an amazing and positive experience with Securitas,” she said. “I enjoy designing new programs, working with a great leadership team, and helping to make our associates their very best.”Higgins...

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