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Bill Bozeman to join board of Netwatch Group

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.— Netwatch Group, a provider of proactive video monitoring services comprised of NMC, CalAtlantic, and Netwatch, announced that Bill Bozeman, CPP, will be joining its Executive Board. Bozeman, one of the most respected professionals in the security industry, will bring his unparalleled expertise and over 40 years of experience to help steer the organization to meet corporate objectives in 2021 and beyond. “Bill Bozeman is one of the security industry’s...

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New PSA CEO Matt Barnette comes full circle

January 13, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Security Systems News caught up with new PSA CEO Matt Barnette to talk about the incredible opportunity and challenge it is to be taking over at PSA with the retirement of SSN Security Legend Bill Bozeman, who has been leading PSA successfully for nearly 20 years. SSN: You have some pretty big shoes to fill taking over as CEO following security legend Bill Bozeman. As a New York native I know you can appreciate the sports analogy that it is like taking over for Derek Jeter...

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PSA names Matt Barnette as CEO upon retirement of Bill Bozeman


PSA names Matt Barnette as CEO upon retirement of Bill Bozeman

December 21, 2020SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global systems integrator consortium, announced the appointment of Matt Barnette as its next Chief Executive Officer, following the retirement of PSA’s current CEO, Bill Bozeman, who plans to retire from the organization in 2021. Barnette most recently served as Vice President of Physical Access Control Solutions North America Business Unit for HID Global and previously held the role of President at Mercury Security. “We are thrilled Matt has accepted...

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HID Global unveils HID Aero

July 9, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global extended its open-architecture controller line with the introduction of HID Aero. Building on the proven success of its Mercury intelligent controller platform delivering total security beyond the door, HID Aero extends flexibility and access control choices to a wide range of businesses while future-proofing an organization’s investment as requirements change.  “HID Aero is providing features to a broader market that were generally available only in solutions...

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Market Trends: Mobile access control today—where are we?

May 19, 2016Andrew Mazer

YARMOUTH, Maine—Access control is one of those areas in commercial security that just screams for smartphone compatibility. People seldom leave their home, car or office without their phone in tow, and scanning a prox card or identity badge seems so, well, 2006.For the past five years at least, security software vendors have been proclaiming a mobile-first strategy, focusing on creating products that exploit the capabilities of smartphones and tablets. And the industry has seen some innovations...

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AMAG hones in on visitor management, credential authentication and compliance

September 23, 2015Martha Entwistle

TORRANCE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, a provider of access control, video and security management systems, this week introduced Symmetry CONNECT, an enterprise-wide software platform designed to help multi-site organizations operate more efficiently, mitigate risk and reduce operating costs.Symmetry CONNECT offers multi-site organizations a software solution that automates processes to improve security and to meet compliance and audit requirements. Many multi-site organizations do audit and compliance...

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AMAG to sell Salient video products under Symmetry name

April 22, 2015Martha Entwistle

AMAG's big announcement at ISC West was about selling Salient's video products under AMAG's Symmetry name. In an email interview, Matt Barnette characterized the deal as different from its partnerships with other manufacturers. Known for its Symmetry line, AMAG Technoloigies is a provider of access control and integrated security management systems for government and commercial customers. "Traditionally, we do not resell another technology partner's products under the Symmetry brand, but this partnership...

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AMAG has new president

July 2, 2014Martha Entwistle

Bob Sawyer, who has been with AMAG Technology for 40 years, the past 19 as president and CEO as of July 1, is now chairman of AMAG's Board of Directors. The new president of AMAG is Matt Barnette, who been with AMAG for 10 years, most recently as EVP of global marketing and sales. Barnette will report to G4S Technology CEO, Keith Whitelock. I had a chance to correspond via email with Matt yesterday and asked him to fill me in on any new deals AMAG has closed since I last saw him at PSA-TEC in May. "Since...

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Day 3 and done ISCWest 2013

April 15, 2013Martha Entwistle

On Friday, April 12, Day 3 of ISC West, many were already heading to McCarren, but I was heading back to the show floor. And this year, though the crowd had thinned considerably, so were a lot of other folks. Very decent crowd for Friday of ISC West. While I had early rallies on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, I didn't have any official appointments until 10 a.m. on Friday. My first was with IMS/IHS's Niall Jenkins. We caught up on a few things including plans for TechSec 2014. Yes, plans are underway,...

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Integrator insights in Florida

April 9, 2012Martha Entwistle

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Access control and security management systems provider AMAG Technology expanded its annual consultant event this year to include a handful of select integrators.The AMAG Security Engineering Symposium took place here March 4-7. On March 7, AMAG held an Integrators Insight conference. It invited all of the consultants, a group of about 20 integrators, along with Bill Bozeman, CEO of PSA Security. The integrators were also invited to attend some of the consultant events...

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