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Former ESA president Cecil Hogan dies at 73

April 29, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—Cecil Hogan, founder and president of Security Consultants, Inc. in Memphis, Tenn., and president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) from 2002-2004, passed away on April 24, 2021. He was 73. Hogan served 13 years on the ESA Executive Committee, and in 2004, he was awarded the industry’s most prestigious award, the ESA Morris F. Weinstock Award, which recognized his lifetime of service to the electronic security and life safety industry. During his ESA presidency,...

Allen Fritz, Cecil Hogan, Dom D'Ascoli, ESA, John Knox, Mel Mahler, Merlin Guilbeau, Security Consultants, Security Industry Association (SIA), TMA


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John Acosta, The Clarient Group

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Specifically Speaking with John Acosta

September 16, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

What is your role at the company? I am the Lead Security Consultant for The Clarient Group (TCG). I design and specify all the security systems required in a project, and work with my teammates to integrate the security systems with other building systems, to the greatest extent possible. What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide? I have been very fortunate to be in positions to design the full gamut of security systems both physical and...

biometrics, Cybersecurity, facial recognition, physical security, Security Consultants, Specifically Speaking


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On The Editor's Desk

What end users want …

September 2, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

Systems integrators, security consultants, manufacturers all want the same thing — to truly understand not only what their customers “want,” but also what solutions, technology and services they truly “need” to help solve their specific problems, and meet their specific requirements. Now more than ever that need to be what many in the industry are calling a “trusted partner” is more critically important than ever, which is why new research on end user...

physical security, Security Consultants, security technology manufacturer, systems integrator


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COVID-19 funding supports K-12 schools, institutions of higher learning

June 15, 2020SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—Coronavirus has disrupted the education system as was known, with a large portion of the nation’s students “educating from home” during the latter part of the 2019-2020 school year. In some areas, next school year doesn’t look any different. In fact, tax revenue losses could sharply cut education funding.As part of the March-approved $2 trillion stimulus package, Congress allocated approximately $13.2 billion of the $30.75 billion allotted to the Education Stabilization...

Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, COVID19, school security, Security Consultants, security integrators


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Monitoring Matters

‘40 under 40’ award nominations open

May 13, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

The #SSNTalks’ Team is passionate about recognizing diverse, talented, young security professionals representing the next generation of industry leaders via our yearly “40 under 40” awards. We are thrilled to currently be seeking our “40 under 40” Class of 2020, comprised of consultants, integrators, monitoring professionals and end users. Submit nominations online here. “I have always considered SSN’s ‘40 under 40’ the ‘gold standard’ in our industry and being recognized...

40 under 40, 40 under 40 Class of 2019, AI, analytics, artificial intelligence, Cloud, Diversity, end users, integrator, Machine Learning


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Residential

Select Security announces series of acquisitions

April 6, 2018Spencer Ives

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, provider of security and life safety solutions for homes and businesses based here, on April 6 announced the purchase of several companies: Tennessee Valley Protection in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern Security Services in Nashville, Tenn.; Interactive Alarms in Nashville, Tenn.; Security Consultants in Memphis, Tenn.; and Alert Alarm Systems in Paducah, Ky."We are always looking for well run companies that want to be part of Select Security, especially in our newest...

Alert Alarm Systems, Interactive Alarms, Patrick Egan, Security Consultants, Select Security, Southern Security Services, steve firestone, Tennessee Valley Protection


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