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World Trade Center consulting firm acquired

January 23, 2015Spencer Ives

ST. LOUIS—Ross & Baruzzini, based here, has acquired Ducibella Venter & Santore, a consulting firm currently working on the World Trade Center and the new Sandy Hook School.Brian Coulombe, principal at DVS, told Security Systems News that the deal, finalized on Jan. 6, will benefit both firms.DVS will help Ross & Baruzzini compete in more areas of the security market, Coulombe said. In turn, DVS can use the resources of Ross & Baruzzini to expand its footprint and become involved in larger...

Brian Coulombe, Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Ross & Baruzzini


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Monitoring Matters

DVS acquired by Ross & Baruzzini

January 21, 2015Spencer Ives

Every month, Security Systems News prints a feature piece titled Specifically Speaking, interviewing individuals who specialize in security consulting in order to get his or her perspective. News was made in that side of the industry recently when consulting firm Ducibella Venter & Santore was acquired by Ross & Baruzzini, announced on Jan. 8. According to a recent press release from Ross & Baruzzini, the acquisition will bring added opportunities in areas of consultation, design, engineering documentation,...

Craig Toder, Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Philip Santore, Ross and Baruzzini


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Commercial

Diebold and DVS on when to use bleeding-edge technology

February 15, 2012Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—In deciding to use bleeding-edge technology, you need to eliminate legacy alternatives, weigh the risks and rewards, ensure all stakeholders are informed and aboard, and then proceed very, very carefully, according to Kevin Engelhardt, VP of security operations for Diebold, and Phil Santore, principal and managing partner for consulting group DVS.“There's a reason they call it bleeding edge,” Engelhardt said.Engelhardt and Santore participated in an educational...

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TechSec 2012 preliminary educational program announced

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Details of the TechSec 2012 educational program were announced by conference organizers on Sept. 20, the second day of the ASIS show here. The eighth annual TechSec conference, sponsored by Security Systems News and Security Director News, will take place Feb. 7-8 in Delray Beach, Fla. "TechSec is the place for integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers to discuss and debate how new and emerging technology is affecting the security landscape,” said Tim Purpura,...

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Commercial

Collaborating and constantly adapting: The World Trade Center security team at work

September 8, 2011Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—The World Trade Center security team of engineers from Ducibella, Venter & Santore and integrators from Diebold spend a lot of time together. They have official meetings at least twice a week to track progress. Since the collaboration began early this spring, long days have been the norm. And, with the Sept. 11 opening of the Memorial site approaching, longer days along with unofficial dinner and breakfast meetings are increasingly common. “Normally when you work with an integrator...

9/11, 9/11 Memorial, Brian Coulombe, CBRN, Diebold, Ducibella, DVS, Enterprise Security Systems, Frank Santamorena; Kathryn Bartunek; and John DeGeorge, Kevin Engelhardt


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Commercial

Former NYSE security exec on technology and business acumen

February 10, 2011Martha Entwistle, Leischen Stelter

NEW YORK—Even for a security practitioner whose education and work experience is based mostly in technology, being successful in the security industry is a balance of business sense combined with a touch of finesse, according to John De George. Over the course of his career, De George has worked for security manufacturers, as a systems integrator, as a security practitioner for the New York Stock Exchange, and on Jan. 17, De George made another career switch, joining consulting firm Ducibella...

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DVS appoints Santamorena, DeGeorge

February 2, 2011SSN Staff

NORTH HAVEN, Conn.--Ducibella Venter & Santore (DVS) on Feb. 1 announced the appointment of Frank Santamorena, PSP, as principal, with primary responsibility for the business development activities of the firm. In his 20+ years of security industry experience, Santamorena has designed or managed over 1000 security and life safety system projects for clients including federal, state and local government, and Fortune 500 companies.   Santamorena was the security expert and advisor on the Discovery...

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Specifically Speaking

December 14, 2010Martha Entwistle

Specifically Speaking is a new column featuring a Q-and-A with a different security consultant every month. Consultants are provided to Security Systems News by www.SecuritySpecifiers.com Name: Philip A. Santore Company: Ducibella Venter & Santore (DVS) What project are you working on now? The World Trade Center site in New York City. What's the most challenging aspect of the project? The most challenging aspect of this project is the physical complexity of the WTC site compounded by the multiple...

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Commercial

Breaking new ground at the World Trade Center

November 4, 2010Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—Designing and building the security systems and security operation of the World Trade Center complex is a process that involves a staggering number of stakeholders. There are government entities, architects, engineers, contractors, and law enforcement—to name a few—and many of them have not worked together before. The New York Police Department, the Port Authority Police Department, and the Fire Department of New York were among those all working very closely with WTC security. “There...

Brian Coulombe, DVS, FDNY, Frank Santamorena, Louis Barani, NYPD, Philip Santore, Port Authority Police Department, Tower 1, Tower 7


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