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SIA now accepting applications for 2023 RISE Scholarship

August 15, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2023 SIA RISE Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA RISE community for young professionals. Through the 2023 RISE Scholarship program, powered by the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), selected candidates will receive $3,000 awards that can be used toward continuing education, student loan repayment and professional development programs such...

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40 Under 40

40 under 40: Brendan McFall, Northland Controls

April 22, 2022Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—After graduating from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Brendan McFall, 30, began his career in 2014 as the Executive Assistant for Northland Control’s CEO Pierre Trapanese. Since then, he has taken on several different roles at Northland, working his way up as a Project Manager, Technical Project Manager, Technical Engineering Manager and now East Coast Operations Manager. In his current role, he supports Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Coordinators,...

Brendan McFall, Northland Controls, SSN 40 under 40 Class of 2021

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Also Noted General News

SIA’s AcceleRISE virtual conference set for Aug. 23-25

May 19, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. —The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced details for the 2021 AcceleRISE conference – an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry – taking place virtually Aug. 23-25. The 2021 AcceleRISE event will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “I am so excited about AcceleRISE...

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Northland Controls promotes Edward Wears to COO

September 18, 2019SSN Staff

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls recently announced the promotion of Edward Wears to chief operating officer of the company. Wears was the managing director for Northland's European division where he tripled operations and quadrupled revenue over the past 5 years.“This transition is part of our long-term succession planning. Ed's performance in EMEA and his passion for operations and seamless processes makes him the clear choice to lead our global operations going forward,” CEO...

Edward Wears, Guy Morgante, Northland Controls, Pierre Trapanese

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PSA announces new board of director members

April 5, 2018SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world's largest electronic security cooperatives, recently announced changes to its Board of Directors.The following PSA owners were elected to positions on the board:Central regional director: Carey Boethel, president and CEO, Securadyne SystemsMidwest regional director: Skip Sampson, president, KST SecurityNortheast regional director: Terry Rivet, president and CEO, SecuritronicsIncumbents remaining on the board are:Chairman: Paul Thomas, president and COO,...

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Northland opens new office

January 31, 2018Paul Ragusa

FREMONT, Calif.—Northland Controls, a global security systems integrator and managed services provider based here, recently opened a new office in Rochester, N.Y., which will be home to a technical training center with engineers focused on product testing and evaluation, as well as a redundant outsourced global security operations center (GSOC) to accommodate growing customer demand.CEO Pierre Trapanese pointed out that with companies such as Lenel and Bosch taking root in Rochester, and with...

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Northland Controls opens new HQ office

March 29, 2017Paul Ragusa

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls, a rapidly growing global security systems integrator and managed services provider, opened a new headquarters space here on March 24.Although the company is keeping its existing Fremont, Calif. location, which houses its global security operations center and managed services programs, CEO Pierre Trapanese said that there was a need for additional space to meet the demand.“Finding another office in Silicon Valley was part of the company's long-term...

Northland Controls, Paul Thomas, Pierre Trapanese

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Kim Tran

October 12, 2016Paul Ragusa

Kim Tran, 40GSOC operations manager, Northland ControlsFremont, Calif.Kim Tran is global security operations center (GSOC) operations manager for Northland Controls, based in Fremont, Calif., which specializes in security program management and installation of security devices for large corporate customers.Tran, who has been with Northland for almost four years, got her first exposure to the security industry working at Adobe, where she started as front desk security. “At Adobe, I got myself...

20 under 40: Class of 2016, Kim Tran, Northland Controls

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GSOC as a managed service takes off

March 21, 2016Martha Entwistle

FREMONT, Calif.—It was a brand new business model when Northland Controls opened its global security operations center (GSOC) here at its headquarters two years ago.And while providing GSOC services as a managed service may still be a novel idea, it's a concept that's catching on, according to Guy Morgante, Northland's president of managed services.One year ago, Northland's GSOC had a handful of large corporate customers. Today it has more than a dozen, and the business is growing fast.Morgante...

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General News

Tony Cassell: Security is part of the culture at Dropbox

February 3, 2016Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—In his keynote address at TechSec Solutions this week, Dropbox global security director Tony Cassell shared principles and lessons for designing and implementing a security program, and he emphasized the importance of integrating security into company culture."Making security a part of the culture is much easier than forcing it on your employees," Cassell said.Cassell has worked at several startups. Before joining Dropbox he designed the first security system for Facebook....

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