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News Roundup

April 12, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

That’s right everyone, I don’t have a specific topic to cover this week, so I’m going to do a little bit of a news roundup on things I’ve been keeping my eye on. Why did I choose to spell it that way in the title? Because it kills bugs dead. That’s right, first up on the radar is OpenAI announcing the launch of its bug bounty program. This week the artificial intelligence (AI) research lab announced that it would be offering rewards to independent researchers ranging...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), bug bounty, ByteDance, ChatGPT, Florida, OpenAI, social engineering, TikTok

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Monitoring Matters

PERs, Mickey Mouse and sharks? Heading to Orlando to cover Affiliated Monitoring's Catalyst 2019

May 8, 2019Ginger Hill

As the Jaws warning theme song plays in my head, along with the 'Baby Shark' song that became an internet sensation, patterns of “do-do-da-do” fill my head as I anticipate the first-ever Affiliated Monitoring Shark Tank at Catalyst 2019. I'm excited to be heading out to sunny Orlando's Four Seasons at Walt Disney World Resort to get a first-hand look at the PERs/mPERs niche of the security industry. This is Affiliated's 4th Catalyst Conference and I feel congratulations...

2019, Affiliated Monitoring, Catalyst, Disney World, Florida, mPERS, Orlando, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

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Also Noted

Viscount Systems wins in Maine and Fla.

May 5, 2014SSN Staff

BURNABY, British Columbia-Viscount Systems, a provider of security software and services, won two additional U.S. federal government contracts to secure facilities in Maine and Florida. The company's Freedom access control technology, as well as its VeriCert certification software, will be deployed in these buildings and in keeping with contractual obligations the government agencies have not been named. "The opportunity to secure additional U.S. Government facilities speaks to the expanding strength...

Dennis Raefield, Florida, Maine, Viscount Systems

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On The Editor's Desk

Rapid acquisition

January 23, 2013Martha Entwistle

Rapid Security Solutions of Sarasota, Fla., is growing rapidly following an acquisition, announced today, of Armenti Construction and Access Control, Inc, of Lake Worth, Fla. I had a chance to speak to Steve Paley, president and COO of Rapid, (and also president of the new Florida chapter of ESA) this afternoon. Paley said the deal doubles the size of his company, bringing 10 new employees and a number of accounts, notably with gated communities in the Palm Beach county area. "The former owners...

Armenti Construction, Electronic Security Association (ESA), Florida, Rapid Security Solutions, Ron Davis, Sarasota, Steve Paley

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

ESA of Florida to hold inaugural event

September 14, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

I wrote this spring about the Irving, Texas-based Electronic Security Association launching a state-chartered chapter in Florida. Now ESA of Florida is about hold an inaugural event. ESA created the new state chapter because Florida is home to so many security companies. The Sept. 20 inaugural event, which will be a legislative dinner featuring the chairman of the Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board, Ken Hoffman, who will discuss licensing requirements in Florida and the function of...

Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board, Electronic Security Association (ESA), Florida, Honeywell, Interlogix, Ken Hoffman, Rapid Security Solutions, Security Systems News (SSN), Steve Paley, Telguard, Tri-Ed/Northern Video Distribution

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