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AMAG Technology announces integration with RealNetworks

March 22, 2023SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal company, has announced that its Symmetry Access Control software now integrates with RealNetworks, LLC SAFR SCAN facial authentication reader to provide seamless and frictionless access to doors. The touchless facial reader, integrated with Symmetry, quickly scans faces to determine if an individual is allowed access to a door and authenticates up to 30 people per minute. SAFR SCAN’s facial detection technology is 99.9 percent...

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Allied Universal Establishes Global Program Management Office, appoints Hauck to lead

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Allied Universal establishes Global Program Management Office, Hauck to lead

March 21, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Allied Universal has announced the formation of its Global Program Management Office to manage Allied Universal Technology Services customer engagements worldwide. The company has promoted Marc Hauck to the position of vice president of Global Programs to lead the project. Allied Universal said that the Global Program Management Office provides additional support for their existing U.S. and international clients to make sure projects meet their requirements and expectations,...

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Allied Universal subsidiary awarded $17 million in AGS Pro lawsuit

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Allied Universal subsidiary awarded $17 million in AGS Pro lawsuit

March 21, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

LOS ANGELES – Last week Allied Universal subsidiary U.S. Security Associates was awarded $17 million by a Los Angeles County jury. The subsidiary was engaged in a civil lawsuit against AGS Pro, Inc. (formerly Andrews Global Security), Randy Andrews, and several other individuals associated with the company for charges ranging from misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of fiduciary duty among others. “Allied Universal is gratified that the jury recognized the validity...

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Allied names Tom Rulon VP of business development, Event Services division

March 6, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—Allied Universal has announced the appointment of Tom Rulon as vice president, business development - Event Services. Rulon is responsible for all of the Event Services division’s business development activities, including managing sales processes, responding to request for proposals and providing leadership to the growing business development team. The Allied Universal Event Services division is responsible for ensuring the safety of attendees, artists, athletes and...

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Planes, Trains, and Automatic Weapons

February 22, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I’m guessing we all saw the same news report, right? 2023 on track to be a record-breaking year for guns found at airport checkpoints, 6,542 found in 2022, 88 percent of which were loaded. Oops, all bullets, that’s a lot of bad decisions! I mean if I had to rank the top three places you shouldn’t bring a loaded firearm I would probably list: A child’s birthday party Applebee's An airport Maybe not necessarily in that order, but you get the idea,...

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Allied Universal secures Dallas Fort Worth Intl. Airport contract

February 14, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Allied Universal announced this week that it has been awarded a five-year security contract with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The company’s contracted services with the country’s second-largest airport began in January 2023. Allied Universal has said that its security professionals will support DFW’s landside operations (which is the portion of the airport between its boundary and boarding gates) including employee parking lots, warehouses,...

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Lori Olin appointed vice president of communications for Allied Universal

January 26, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Allied Universal has announced that experienced corporate communications officer Lori Olin will be joining the company as vice president of communications. Olin is expected to implement a strategy that reaches both internal and external audiences in promoting the brand and enhancing Allied Universal’s reputation across North America. She will provide her expertise and innovative approaches that will define, drive, and evaluate the effectiveness of internal and external...

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Lasse Glassen named Allied chief communications, investor relations officer

January 20, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Allied Universal has announced the appointment of Lasse Glassen to the role of chief communications and investor relations officer. The security and facility services company stated that Glassen will be responsible for developing and accelerating communications to the company’s global customers and its 800,000 employees worldwide. He’ll also be tasked with lender and external shareholder communications to position the company appropriately with...

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Allied Universal’s Caress Kennedy receives Lifeline Humanitarian Award

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Allied Universal’s Caress Kennedy receives Lifeline Humanitarian Award

December 9, 2022SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Allied Universal’s Caress Kennedy, the president of the company's Northeast region, has been honored by the Covenant House with its 2022 Lifeline Humanitarian Award. Covenant House is recognizing Kennedy for this award for her leadership in the security industry in providing safety and security to communities throughout the northeastern United States, a region that Covenant House considers a cornerstone of its Lifeline awards. “A half-century of...

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Allied Universal acquires Century Event Security & Staffing

October 24, 2022SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a provider of security and facility services, announced it has acquired Century Event Security & Staffing, based in Orlando, Fla. Terms were not disclosed. Century Event Security & Staffing provides comprehensive security and event services in Las Vegas and Orlando, two of the nation’s top exhibition industry cities. This acquisition increases Allied Universal’s ability to staff major events in these popular event...

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