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Specifically Speaking with Protus3 Consultant Dana Frentz

August 25, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News recently caught up with Protus3 Consultant Dana Frentz, CHPA, PSP, who has spent more than 25 years in law enforcement and security, working on large-scale projects within healthcare and education, for example, including the creation of operational security standards. SSN: What's your role at the company? FRENTZ: I’m a consultant at Protus3, and I’m considered a generalist. I conduct physical security assessments, perform system...

Dana Frentz, Security Consultants, Security Specifiers, Specifically Speaking


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Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

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Inside the Industry’s first cybersecurity standard

July 27, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

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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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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SIA announces cybersecurity certification for the security industry

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SIA announces cybersecurity certification for the security industry

May 11, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the creation of the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC), a new industry credential developed by SIA with support from PSA Security Network and Security Specifiers and the first-ever certification focused specifically on cybersecurity and physical security convergence.   The SICC program is designed for security industry professionals and assesses and validates...

PSA, Ray Coulombe, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Specifiers


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BCDVideo launches A&E program to empower security specifiers

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BCDVideo launches A&E program to empower security specifiers

March 26, 2021SSN Staff

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.—Global video data infrastructure leader, BCDVideo, debuted their new A&E Security Specifiers program, which is open for online registration through the BCDVideo website. This tailored program will allow specifiers to leverage BCD’s two decades of experience and partnerships through an easy-to-use online portal, offering plentiful technical resources, ongoing education and expert support. With the help of the skillful A&E taskforce that BCD has assembled for this...

BCDVideo, Maureen Carlo, Ray Coulombe, Security Specifiers


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Specifically Speaking with James Krile

June 24, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

What is your role and what kinds of systems do you design/specify including services you provide?My primary roles include project management, design of information, communications and technology (ICT)/security systems, mentoring/training for ICT designers, and technical lead within the ICT practice center.Heapy is a full service PMET design firm with additional services in commissioning, building optimization and energy modeling.As senior technology project manager I design and manage all types of...

Consulting, Heapy, James Krile, Security Specifiers, Specifically Speaking


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Specifically Speaking with Andrew B. Hall

February 12, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

What's your role at the company?As a physical and technical subject matter expert for UL listed 1076 & UL 2050 systems and Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) 705 Technical Specifications, I have participated as an industry representative to the U.S. Government Physical & Technical Security Policy Working Group for the past 20 years. In addition to owning and managing the company, I oversee all physical and technical security projects performed by HLM Associates for numerous clients.What kinds...

Andrew B. Hall, HLM Associates, Security Specifiers, Specifically Speaking


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Specifically Speaking with Patrick L. Weygint, RCDD

January 2, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

What's your title and role at the company? I am an associate with Symmes Maini and McKee Associates (SMMA). My job title is Technology Designer. My role is designing and specifying telecommunications, audio-visual and electronic security systems.What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide?SMMA is a full-service A&E design firm specializing in corporate and commercial, federal government, higher education, k-12, life sciences and technology projects.Regarding...

Patrick L. Weygint, Security Specifiers, Specifically Speaking


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Specifically Speaking with Wael Lahoud

October 17, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide?At Goldmark Security Consulting Inc. we specialize in multi-domain security consulting and risk management advisory services. The domains include physical security, information security including cybersecurity, the convergence of physical and logical security and security management.A few of the services we offer include:• Converged security assessments, planning and development services.• Security...

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TechSec educational program announced

December 21, 2015Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—TechSec Solutions, the industry's premiere conference dedicated to new and emerging security technologies, announced its lineup of educational sessions for 2016.The conference will take place at the Delray Beach Marriot here Feb. 2-3.The first session will be “Biometrics: Battle of the body parts.” Moderator Ray Coulombe of Security Specifiers will take a look at four leading technologies—facial recognition, eye scan, fingerprint, and hand geometry. Then,...

Allegion. Jeremy Brecher, Ashley Ditta, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, blaine frederick, Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital, Chris Peckham, Christopher C. Moore, Colleen Dunlap, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Diebold Security


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