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Is the edge the next great technological paradigm?

July 14, 2021Pierre Bourgeix

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the past 30 years we have seen the promulgation of edge devices used in the public and commercial arena, including intelligent sensors, cameras, phones, household appliances, medical devices, temperature sensors, door sensors – the list is growing and endless.  We have grown accustomed to the use of these devices to help us conduct our lives and at the same time give us information that helps us make decisions. As these devices have become critical for private...

access control, AI, IoT, Pierre Bourgeix, Steve Caroselli


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Pierre Bourgeix to work with Orion Entrance Control in consulting role

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Pierre Bourgeix to work with Orion Entrance Control in consulting role

June 23, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

LACONIA, N.H.—Orion Entrance Control, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of converged entry technology, has appointed Pierre Bourgeix as an embedded consultant. Bourgeix brings more than 30 years of security experience through his work at The Rand Corporation, U.S. State Department, ADT/Tyco Security, HySecurity, Wallace International, SecureState, and Boon Edam. With Bourgeix’s expertise, Orion looks to expand its influence nationally and internationally.  “I am excited...

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Converged technology in the modern world of entry

June 7, 2021Pierre Bourgeix

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the past year we have seen a dramatic shift in how organizations treat the concept of entry. No longer is it a passing thought or something relegated to a Division 28 specification that was an architectural consideration. Today, entry has become a hot topic and one that has many potential land mines associated with it, including potential liability. Many consultants and design engineers have been asked to help establish a new line in the sand at the entry, and it...

Access Control Technology, Converged Security Solutions, Pierre Bourgeix


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Monitoring Matters

Tales from the “DarkSide”

May 12, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

“Tales from the Darkside” was a horror anthology series that aired in the 1980s. But what is going on today is not some made-up fiction, it is real life. And like the cult favorite show, and the cybercriminal group that references the show’s title, it is downright scary. We just experienced the largest cyberattack against U.S. critical infrastructure in our nation’s history. I will say this again – the largest cyberattack against U.S. critical infrastructure in our...

Antoinette King, Bert Rankin, Cybersecurity, cybersecurity certification, Pierre Bourgeix, PSA Security Network, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Specifiers


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iluminar appoints Pierre Bourgeix to Board of Advisors

February 12, 2021SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—iluminar, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, has appointed Pierre Bourgeix, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of ESI Convergent LLC, a global security consultancy, to its board of advisors. “We are excited for Pierre Bourgeix to join iluminar’s leadership group,” iluminar President and CEO Eddie Reynolds said in the announcement. “Pierre brings a wealth of knowledge and security experience to the...

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Cybersecurity On The Editor's Desk

Cybersecurity shortfall a national emergency

January 27, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

The cybersecurity industry is currently facing a monumental shortfall in security professionals. That is the urgent message sounded from the latest (ISC)2 report from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, which noted, “There is a lack of capable, fresh, new talent within the industry. Talent that is vital to uphold national cyber defense capabilities.” This is sobering news following the recent SolarWinds attack, among other noteworthy national breaches. In...

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Are thermal cameras our best defense against COVID-19?

April 1, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Thermal cameras and devices are being used today during the coronavirus outbreak to help detect elevated temperatures in humans, providing a first line of defense in at least identifying those who are exhibiting signs of a fever. But, as we have discovered, the use of this technology is only part of the overall screening process, and there are challenges with using thermal cameras for this purpose, especially if someone is symptomless yet still contagious.To get a closer look...

COVID-19, ESICONVERGENT LLC., Pierre Bourgeix, Thermal technology


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What is the integrator's role in the modern era of security?

March 10, 2020Pierre Bourgeix

As we move toward a converged security model and systems become more virtual and cloud based, the role of the integrator is dramatically changing while at the same time becoming much more challenged and challenging.For the better part of 50 years, the integrator's primary source of income was derived from selling and installing equipment. Profits stemmed from margins produced by reselling equipment and creating RMR around services, installation and monitoring. Parts (on-premise equipment and application...

commerical security, ESICONVERGENT LLC., Pierre Bourgeix, systems integrator


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How big data is affecting security

December 4, 2019Pierre Bourgeix

Since the late 20th century our world has faced a technological revolution mostly based on the transmission, use and classification of data. This movement was led in part by the establishment of the computer and later the intranet. With the birth of machine learning and transmission of data via an unsecured infrastructure, we gave rise to a playground for corruption, theft, fraud and every other acronym espoused by the bad actor.This understanding between good and bad has been playing out for the...

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Physical security governance guidelines

October 31, 2019Pierre Bourgeix

At the core of the Physical Security Governance conversation is the ability or inability of organizations to collaborate and communicate between silos such as operations, human resources, finance, etc. Best practices, policies and procedures are often thwarted by ineffective collaboration and management within the enterprise. I have found that although the desire is clearly explicit, the action is far from perfect.Building physical security governance through proper policies and procedures cannot...

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