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Bert Bongard

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SSN Interview with Bert Bongard, President and CEO, LVC Companies

November 10, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—It has been quite a year for LVC Companies and its President and CEO, Bert Bongard. The Minneapolis-based full-service security technology provider celebrated its 40th anniversary of protecting and connecting customers with state-of-the-art technologies including fire protection, fire alarms and life safety, security solutions, structured cabling/infrastructure, audio-visual (A/V), distributed antenna systems (DAS) and emergency communications. In addition, LVC was recognized...

ASHE, ASIS, Bert Bongard, Bill Bozeman Award, Integrator of the Year, Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC), LVC Companies, National Electrical Contractors Association, NECA, PSA Security Network, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), Scot Collmann, Security Systems News


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PSA announces Michael Boettcher as EDGE President

August 3, 2022SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA Security Network has announced the hiring of Michael Boettcher as president of EDGE, a division of PSA. Boettcher brings over 20 years of audio/visual industry experience to EDGE’s team, most recently serving as president of Global VC – U.S. Division of New Era Technology. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the organization,” said Matt Barnette, CEO of the PSA Security Network and EDGE. “We have aggressive growth goals for our AV division...

Cheryl Walton, EDGE, Matt Barnette, Michael Boettcher, New Era Technology, Patrick Whipkey, PSA Security Network


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Eagle Eye Networks

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Eagle Eye Networks celebrates 10-year anniversary

July 12, 2022SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, AMSTERDAM, TOKYO, and BANGALORE, India—Eagle Eye Networks, a provider of cloud video surveillance and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, today announced the 10-year anniversary of its founding, The anniversary marks 10 years of Eagle Eye working alongside its valued resellers, customers, and technology partners to make businesses more efficient and the world a safer place. Global organizations of all sizes use Eagle Eye’s true cloud VMS (video management system)...

Accel, Aric Foxhoven, Blue Iron Sentinel, Dean Drako, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Eagle Eye Networks, Maarten-Martijn van Poelgeest, Matt Barnette, Niefra Beveiligingen, PSA Security Network, Robert Sek, Sameer Gandhi, Total Primary Care


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PSA's USAV announces rebrand to EDGE

June 28, 2022SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—USAV, a division of PSA Security Network, today announced its rebrand to EDGE, effective immediately. Since 2001, USAV has supported audio/visual systems integrators throughout the world by connecting them with industry-leading manufacturers, distributors and service providers creating unparalleled partnerships. As integrators have grown and changed over time, a necessity for the USAV brand to evolve became evident.  “Over the past two years we have made...

Candice Aragon, EDGE, Matt Barnette, Patrick Whipkey, PSA Security Network, USAV


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Altronix joins PSA Partner Program as inaugural member

June 8, 2022SSN Staff

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—Altronix announced it has joined the PSA Partner Program (P3) as an inaugural member. PSA  (www.psasecurity.com) is the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators. The program features three levels of partnership: elite, platinum and PSA approved and Altronix has joined at the Elite P3 level. “Altronix is pleased to be an Elite Technology Partner, in supporting PSA members through the benefits provided,” said Alan Forman, President,...

Alan Forman, Altronix Corporation, Matt Barnette, PSA Security Network


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On The Editor's Desk

Bill Bozeman Awards Announced!

May 18, 2022Paul Ragusa

As I write these words, Security Systems News Managing Editor Cory Harris (pictured above at the podium) is in one of my favorite cities, Denver, Colo., for PSA TEC, the conference devoted to the systems integrator community. To say that I have some serious FOMO going on seeing all of Cory’s, and other industry peers’ posts on social would be an understatement! But I am very excited Cory gets to experience his first TEC, a rite of passage for any SSN editor, for sure! And what a great...

Bill Bozeman, Candice Aragon, Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, PSA Security Network, PSA TEC


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Mission 500 raises $24,000 in first Great Las Vegas Hunt at ISC West 2021

August 17, 2021SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500’s newest fundraiser endeavor at ISC West 2021, “The Great Las Vegas Scavenger Hunt,” was a big success. The event not only brought awareness to helping children and families in need across America, but it also brought the security industry together for some much-needed fun. The scavenger hunt consisted of nine teams of four. Teams were as follows: Advance Security Tech, Alarm.com, Alarms R Us, Automatic Gate Operations, Digital Monotoring Products (DMP),...

ADI Global Distribution, Advance Security Tech, alarm.com, Alarms R Us, Automatic Gate Operations, Axis Communications, Bosch Security, DMP, ISC West, Ken Gould, Mission 500, PSA Security Network, Resideo, Safety Technology International, Sage Integration, Simplx Security, WeSuite


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Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

Cybersecurity

Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

July 27, 2021Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—The announcement in May of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC) – a new industry credential developed by the Security Industry Association (SIA) with support from PSA Security Network and Security Specifiers – is a “giant” step forward for the security industry. To get a closer look into the industry’s first cybersecurity standard, Security Systems News reached out to some of the key players involved in its development to...

Don Erickson, Elli Voorhees, PSA Security Network, Ray Coulombe, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Specifiers


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PSA Network announces leadership changes for PSA Security and USAV

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PSA Network announces leadership changes for PSA Security and USAV

July 12, 2021SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global systems integrator consortium, announced a structure change among its executive leadership team affecting both PSA Security and USAV. PSA’s CEO Matt Barnette made the adjustments to reflect his belief that each team member’s role should be focused. “We have an extremely talented team at PSA. Over the past six months, I have been evaluating the team structure to ensure we have our vital employees in the correct roles,” said Barnette....

Matt Barnette, PSA Security Network, USAV


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Monitoring Matters

Tales from the “DarkSide”

May 12, 2021Cory Harris, 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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