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SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

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SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

October 12, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the Global Director of Edge AI Sales – Safety & Security, Safe Cities and Venues, Internet of Things Group at the Intel Corp., Kasia Hanson has her hands full, and yet she still finds time to give back to the security industry in myriad ways. As the new chair for the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF), she has provided a clear vision for the future of a group that was formed in 2018 to drive greater diversity within an industry that...

AI, Diversity, Kasia Hanson, Security Industry Association (SIA), Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Security Industry Association announces 2021 SIA WISF Scholarship winners

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Security Industry Association announces 2021 SIA WISF Scholarship winners

August 10, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named six recipients for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2021 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honoree...

Andrew Lanning, Cameron Javdani, Carrie Caldwell, Dhira Gregory, Don Erickson, Elaine Palome, Elizabeth Kropp, Jaya Singh, Kasia Hanson, Kevin Friedman


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Monitoring Matters

Come together, right now

March 24, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

It was just two weeks ago when my blog offered a cautionary tale about the Verkada security breach and stressed the importance of making the necessary investment to prevent cyberattacks like that from happening to other businesses. Fast forward to today, and while I have no idea if my blog ignited a spark, I have been extremely pleased by the overwhelming response of the security industry recently in the battle against cyber threats. Let’s start with the first collaboration announced...

Andrew Lanning, ASIS International, Electronic Security Association, InfraGard, Kasia Hanson, Min Kyriannis, Security Industry Association (SIA), The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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SIA calls on Kasia Hanson to lead Women in Security Forum

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SIA calls on Kasia Hanson to lead Women in Security Forum

March 15, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Kasia Hanson as the new chair of the SIA Women in Security Forum. Hanson, Intel Corporation’s global director for IoT partner sales for digital safety and security in multiple areas, including creating safe cities and sports and entertainment, will lead the forum in offering programs, professional development opportunities and networking events to support the participation of women in the security industry. Security...

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Women in Security

Women in Security: Kasia Hanson

December 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Although Intel's Kasia Hanson is “newer to the industry,” as she puts it, she has been impressed with the pace at which the industry is moving to grow diversity. “When I attend events and meetings, I always scan the number of women and it seems to be growing, but we certainly have a ways to go,” she noted. “There are many women in the industry who have paved the way for this point in time and continue to infuse energy, ideas and collaboration into the industry, which...

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