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SSN editor part of upcoming TMA Virtual Town Hall

May 27, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—To continue to drive community and togetherness, as well as offer practical, usable information to the industry during uncertain times of COVID, The Monitoring Association (TMA) started hosting the “Weekly Virtual Town Hall.” On Monday, June 1, at 11 am EST, TMA will be hosting a special Virtual Town Hall panel presentation featuring leading trade publication Security Systems News’ Editor, Paul Ragusa, along with four other editors from leading industry trade publications....

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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...

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Commercial

SSN unveils new conference, advisory board and look

August 14, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—There is a lot of excitement at Security Systems News these days as we unveil our new SecurityNext conference, our newly formed Editorial Advisory Board and a new look and refresh to our logo (see below), weekly Newswire and print publication.First and foremost, we are proud to announce the new SSN Editorial Advisory Board (click here for headshots and bios) to help guide content for the publication and our SecurityNext conference, Feb. 9-11, 2020 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel...

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General News

Award-winning reporter to write for SSN

January 29, 2019SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce that national award-winning reporter, Lilly Chapa, will be contributing articles to the publication starting with the March issue.“We here at SSN are really excited to have a writer of Lilly's caliber contributing articles to the publication,” SSN Editor Paul Ragusa said. “Her journalistic instincts and insights are spot on, evidenced by the numerous awards she has won over the years writing about security-related...

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SSN marks 10 years of celebrating Women in Security

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—For the 10th consecutive year, Security Systems News has the honor of featuring several outstanding Women in Security, each of whom has stood out in her company and within the industry. This year's profiles include women from different areas of the business, including commercial integrators, manufacturers and monitoring centers.“Security Systems News' Women in Security features in our recent December issue are devoted to highlighting the achievements of leading women in...

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Suppliers

Women in Security: Jessica Burton of Seagate Technology

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

CUPERTINO, Calif.—Jessica Burton has more than 10 years of experience in IT storage, and is currently the global surveillance product marketing manager at Seagate Technology, where she has been for the past two years. Prior to her current position at Seagate, she was the worldwide product marketing manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, working on the storage, server and cloud portfolios. She also previously worked for HP as the global business planning and product manager.At Seagate, her...

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Residential

Women in Security: Resideo's Alice DeBiasio

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell recently spun off its Honeywell Homes and ADI Global distribution business into the separate company Resideo. Alice DeBiasio, who worked for Honeywell's homes business for five years, is now the vice president, general manager of Resideo's global pro security business.“My background was in defense,” DeBiasio said. Prior to joining the industry, she worked as a design engineer for Northrop Grumman Corporation. “In that role I would work on designing...

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Monitoring

Women in Security: Rose Sabourin of CMS

November 27, 2018Spencer Ives

LONGWOOD, Fla.—In early November, Rose Sabourin marked 24 years with CMS, the wholesale monitoring center based here.Sabourin is currently the operations support manager. “That basically covers anything and everything to do with our business, and our monitoring platform, and any of the tools that we offer our dealers,” she said. She has been in this role for 10 years and has about six people report to her.When Sabourin joined CMS, she didn't know much about the security industry....

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Suppliers

Women in Security: Lisa Roy of JCI

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

MILWAUKEE—As VP of commercial sales, Lisa Roy leads commercial sales for Johnson Controls Building Technologies and Solutions Group in North America, which includes all lines of business—systems, services and energy performance contracting.“I'm responsible for driving sales strategy and commercial excellence for the direct channel business and its profitable growth year-over-year,” she said. “Johnson Controls firmly believes in taking proactive measures to prepare for...

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Commercial

Women in Security: Angie Wong of Ojo Technology Inc.

November 27, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

FREMONT, Calif.—Angie Wong, president of Ojo Technology Inc., an integration company based here, started an IT networking company back in 1994, and in 2002, after the dot-com bust, was looking for a more viable business plan.“One of our engineers, and one of our salesmen and myself, we took about a year to explore different verticals and market factors,” she explained. “And we decided, with our IT background and with IP video surveillance coming, we thought it would pretty...

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