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On the Road Again

May 25, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

Thank you, Willie Nelson, for a song title that is so appropriate given the whirlwind couple of weeks I’ve had, literally, on the road again. No, I did not have the Partridge Family psychedelic tour bus to take me to my destinations, as my family van and JetBlue were my means of transportation in representing Security Systems News at two industry events – one that supports a very important mission, and the other a conference that yours truly attended for the first time, and even got...

Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, Moms in Security, PSA Security, PSA TEC


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Women in Security Feature: Diana Hanna, PSA Security

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Women in Security Feature: Diana Hanna, PSA Security

May 26, 2021Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine--As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on PSA Security National Director of Business Development and Strategic Accounts Diana Hanna, who focuses on recruiting new companies to join PSA while working closely with companies that are already equity owners of PSA. PSA is a global systems integrator...

Diana Hanna, PSA Security, Security Industry Association (SIA), women in security, Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Industry’s first cybersecurity certification coming soon!

April 14, 2021Paul Ragusa

As Security Systems News’ Managing Editor Cory Harris and I have been pointing out lately in our columns, it has been exciting to see the security industry come together in myriad ways to tackle the industry’s top issues. The latest industry association superheroes to join forces are the Security Industry Association (SIA), PSA Security and Security Specifiers, which have jointly developed something our industry desperately needs – a cybersecurity certification...

Cybersecurity, PSA Security, Ray Coulombe, Security Industry Association (SIA), SecuritySpecifiers.com


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PSA TEC in April is postponed

March 13, 2020SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Due to concerns related to COVID-19, PSA has postponed PSA TEC 2020, which was scheduled to take place April 20-23, 2020, at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.“Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by the virus,” Bill Bozeman said in the announcement. “As the cases have increased domestically, including in Colorado where we are headquartered, we want to share precautions we are taking to keep our employees, their families, our owners, members...

Bill Bozeman, PSA Security, PSA TEC 2020


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Robotic Assistance Devices partners with PSA Network

October 25, 2017Paul Ragusa

On the Move Systems announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices will make its S5 Security Guard Robot available to members of PSA Security Network, one of the world's largest systems integrator cooperatives in North America, encompassing more than 400 branch locations and employing more than 7,500 industry professionals, with more than $4.5 billion annually in security, fire, life safety and pro audio-visual installations. By leveraging the power of the PSA Security...

Bill Bozeman, PSA Security, Robotic Assistance Devices, Steve Reinharz


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The robots are coming

May 11, 2016Martha Entwistle

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—The robots are coming, and they represent one of “the biggest game changers” in decades for security integrators, according to PSA Security CEO Bill Bozeman.Sharp Electronics on May 10 announced the launch of Sharp Robotics Business Development. In the works for three years, the current focus for SRBD is developing robots for security. Its initial project is ground-based robots, which are known as UGVs or unmanned ground vehicles.“We believe it will be...

Bill Bozeman, Cliff Quiroga, Drones, Mike Kobelin, PSA Security, PSA-TEC, Robolliance, Security Robotics, Sharp Electronics, SRBD, UGV


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Robots: the next big thing? They'll be at PSA-TEC

April 13, 2016Martha Entwistle

PSA-TEC will have some new attendees this year: Robots. There will be drones and ground-based robots at PSA Security's annual education and training event PSA-TEC, which will takes place May 8-13 in Westminster, Colo. Bill Bozeman, PSA Security CEO, believes security robotics is the next big opportunity—and challenge—for the security industry. “We'll have three sessions [related to robotics] at TEC,” Bozeman said. He noted that PSA Security led the industry on the cybersecurity...

cyber security, PSA Security, PSA-TEC, Security Robotics


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Advance Technology management reorg propels growth

July 15, 2015Martha Entwistle

SCARBOROUGH, Maine—Advance Technology president Rob Simopoulos credits a management reorganization with helping propel the company's growth. Simopoulos is projecting revenues of $9 million this year, a 37 percent increase over 2014.“Last year, we took a look at the way we were built as an organization,” Simopoulos told Security Systems News.The company was getting too big for Simopoulos to manage every aspect of the business. He said he read an SSN story where PSA Security CEO Bill...

Advance Technology, Kristina Johnson, Michelle Leach, PSA Security, Rob Simopoulos, systems integration, Women in Security Technology


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PSA-TEC: Integrators on how to adapt and thrive

May 6, 2015Martha Entwistle

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—The subtitle for this year's “State of the Integrator” panel discussion at PSA-TEC was “Adapt or Die.” Despite the foreboding subtitle, the panelists' outlook was decidedly optimistic ... for some integrators anyway. Panelists agreed that independent integrators who do not embrace changing technology and update to service-centric business models will not survive, but Jorge Lozano, president of systems integration firm Condortech, pointed out why independent...

Bill Bozeman, Brent Franklin, Christine Lanning, Condortech, IST, Jorge Lozano, PSA Security, PSA-TEC, Ron Oetjen, Securadyne, Unlimited Technology


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Remembering Tim Feury, Altec Systems

June 25, 2014Martha Entwistle

Like many in the security industry, I was saddened to learn about the death June 12 of Tim Feury, president of systems integration firm Altec Systems. Feury was 56 and died of complications of heart failure, according to an obituary in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. TimFleury.jpg I've interviewed Tim and his wife and business partner, Mary Feury, several times and enjoyed getting to know them at various events, especially PSA Security events. I have been in touch with Mary this week...

Altec Systems, Mary Feury, PSA Security, Security Systems News, Tim Feury


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