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General News

OSSA creates harmony now and into the future

August 12, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SAN RAMON, Calif.—Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) members have been quite productive since the Alliance publicly opened its door in 2018, with the goal of shaping a more simplified, collaborative space for the IoT and security space. Comprised of diverse industry leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, over the past 20 months, the Alliance has achieved a series of accomplishments that encompass the organization’s...

Bosch Building Technologies, Convergint, Convergint Technologies, Coronavirus, COVID, Diversity, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Open Security & Safety Alliance, OSSA


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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...

40 under 40, 40 under 40 Class of 2019, AI, analytics, artificial intelligence, Cloud, Diversity, end users, integrator, Machine Learning


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Suppliers

Through the eyes of a security industry CEO

April 17, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.—Jeff Burgess, CEO of BCD International, Inc. is a firm believer that everything happens for a reason, so when the time came to restructure his company, he took action, making necessary changes to achieve desired results by eliminating past obstacles and transforming into the future.“We're improved.” Burgess told Security Systems News. “As opposed to one, single point of technology and being very siloed, we've got our creative juices flowing, coming out...

BCD Video, BCDVideo, Company Culture, COVID-19, COVID19, Diversity, inclusion, Jeff Burgess, leadership


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General News

Readers see a need for more diversity within security

September 25, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. To get a better gauge of where the industry is at on this topic, this month's poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.When asked if the security industry is suffering a talent shortage due to a lack of diverse, qualified candidates, the majority of respondents, 75 percent, said yes, with 19 percent saying no and the remaining 6 percent...

Diversity, Hiring, women in security


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