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Federal government aims to modernize physical security practices

July 19, 2019Lilly Chapa

WASHINGTON—The Security Industry Association's 16th annual GovSummit in Washington, D.C. was jam-packed with sessions outlining the physical security challenges the federal government is facing and what the security industry can do to help address them. Whether the speakers were discussing government physical access control systems, federal procurement policies, critical infrastructure or soft targets, one message kept emerging: the need for the government to evolve its approach to assessing,...

Cybersecurity, IT, physical security, SIA GovSummit

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The door is open for IT integrators to enter the physical security market

March 20, 2019Melissa Stenger

BOULDER, Colo.—Disruption is creating rapid growth in the security market, as new technologies are introduced, new players are entering the arena and bringing solutions that are merging and blending technologies and industries. With Access Control as a Service (ACaaS), network connected devices and wireless locks are driving a significant amount of growth in the market, which allows new integrators with network expertise the opportunity for a simple expansion of their business into physical...

Allegion, Cybersecurity, Isonas, IT, Melissa Stenger, physical security

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How I use my system

October 8, 2014Leif Kothe

Bob Schott was recently hired as director of information technology at Security Partners, a wholesale monitoring company based in Lancaster, Pa. In his new position, Schott will oversee all aspects of IT in Security Partners' three central stations. Schott got into the security with IASG, which was bought by Protection 1/CMS Monitoring in 2007. Prior to that, he held IT positions at some large companies, including Coca Cola and IBM. He was recruited by CMS before the company went public. “I...

Aqualite, central stations, DMP XR550, ePad, Fob Schott, IASG, IT, Protection 1/CMS Monitoring, Security Partners, Security Systems News

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