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SIA announces 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship winners

August 30, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named seven recipients for the 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA WISF to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry. In the 2022 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honoree will be awarded $10,000 to...

Aiphone, Altronix, Angela Hackett, Arcules, Axis Communications, BCD, Brivo, Credo Cyber Consulting, Dhira Bluestone, Don Erickson, Eagle Eye Networks, Elaine Palome, Gannon Switzer, Genetec, GSA Schedules, Intel, Jim Black, Kathryn Maly, Kevin Friedman, Kikelomo Adegoke-Ode, Kim Rahfaldt, Lily Chen, Lynn de Seve, Margie Gurwin, Martha Entwistle, ProdataKey, Rachel Wyatt-Swanson, Rebecca Bayne, Securitas, Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF), Security-Net, Sentinel Consulting, Sophie Faaborg-Andersen, Stephanie Mayes, Sydney Freeman, Taylor Scala, Tia Eskandari, VIRSIG, Zenitel


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Two Texas ECCs go live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

August 25, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced it has welcomed two new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in mid-August. The Fort Worth, Texas, and the Irving PD, Texas ECCs are the 112th and 113th public safety communications centers, respectively, in the United States and the 13th and 14th agencies in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP).   Launched in 2011 as a public-private...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Allstate Security, ASAP-to-PSAP, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Securitas, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tyco (Johnson Controls), United Central Control, Vector Security, Vivint


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Securitas provides update on Stanley Security, new financial targets

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Securitas provides update on Stanley Security, new financial targets

August 24, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

STOCKHOLM – In an investor update webcast today, Securitas discussed further details on its recent Stanley Security acquisition and new financial targets.  In opening the webcast, Securitas President and CEO Magnus Ahlqvist described it saying, “We’re looking at it like a mini-version of a capital markets day.” Noting that the last time they had a capital markets day was in 2019. “But we have not been sitting still. We have been driving extensive transformation,...

EBITDA, electronic security, Magnus Ahlqvist, Securitas, Stanley Security


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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...

ADT, Don Erickson, Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), Intel, Jake Brown, Northland Controls, Pierre Trapanese, Securitas, Security Industry Association (SIA), SIA RISE Scholarship


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New Hanover County ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 111th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on Monday, July 25, 2022. The New Hanover County ECC in North Carolina became the 12th ECC in the state of North Carolina to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The New Hanover County ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Stanley Security, Guardian Protection, Securitas, ADS, United Central...

ADS, ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Brinks Home Security, CPI Security, Guardian Protection, Holmes Security, National Monitoring Center, New Hanover County ECC, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Securitas, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tyco, United Central Control, Vector Security, Vivint


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Securitas completes acquisition of STANLEY Security and Healthcare

July 22, 2022SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM and NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Securitas today announced it has completed the acquisition of STANLEY Security and Healthcare for $3.2 billion in cash. On Dec. 8, 2021, Securitas announced it had signed an agreement to acquire the Electronic Security Solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Following customary regulatory approvals, the acquisition is now complete, and the joint potential of the two businesses is unleashed. Securitas holds a strong position within the security...

Magnus Ahlqvist, Securitas, Securitas Technology, STANLEY Security and Healthcare, Tony Byerly


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Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion

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Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion

December 8, 2021SSN Staff

NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Stanley Black & Decker announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of most of its security assets to Securitas AB for $3.2 billion in cash. The proposed transaction includes Stanley Black & Decker's Commercial Electronic and Healthcare Security business lines. "We are incredibly excited to join forces with Stanley Security and are confident that we will form a winning team,” Securitas AB President & CEO Magnus Ahlqvist said in the announcement....

Mergers & Acquisitions, Securitas, Stanley Black & Decker


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Securitas presents new global brand identity

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Securitas presents new global brand identity

March 11, 2021SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM—Headlined by the tagline “See a different world,” Securitas has launched a major update to its global brand identity and positioning, highlighting the company’s human and progressive approach to security, and the positive impact of its innovation and technology. Securitas’ new brand, which includes the first major update of the well-known Securitas logo since 1972, delivers an original tone of voice, visual identity and a positive and proactive storytelling...

New Brand Direction, Securitas


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Consumerization comes to cloud

January 25, 2018Spencer Ives

AUSTIN, Texas—At Security Systems News' third annual Cloud+, held here in late November, four executives addressed the consumerization of cloud—customers' expectation of innovation and services on the consumer level elsewhere in their lives.Steve Van Till, CEO of Brivo and the panel's moderator, pointed out that each of the panelists works directly with end users. Van Till said, “One of the key themes that we're going to be looking at here today is what are they hearing today, what's...

Brivo, Cloud+, Interface Security Systems, Jeff Frye, Jeremy Brecher, Northland Control Systems, Pierre Trapanese, Securitas, Steve Van Till


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Securitas Electronic Security unveils new HQ facility

May 3, 2017Paul Ragusa

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Securitas Electronic Security Inc. (SES) unveiled its new headquarters here on April 21 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house that included more than 100 guests, from community leaders and special dignitaries to business partners and SES customers. SES is part of Securitas, which announced this week the acquisition of an electronic security services company in Mexico from Diebold Nixdorf Inc.“We are excited about the new state-of-the-art facility and having everyone...

Diebold Nixdorf, Securitas, Securitas Electronic Security, Tony Byerly


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