Skip to Content

Tag: Security Systems News

Monitoring Matters

Collaboration and Celebration!

January 5, 2022Cory Harris, Managing Editor

Happy New Year to all our readers! As we start what we hope is a successful 2022 for the security industry, we hope you did not put those New Year’s Eve wine glasses, party hats and noisemakers away just yet as we kicked off the first week of the new year with not one, but two exciting announcements that are worthy of cueing up Kool and the Gang and celebrating! First, we announced earlier this week that Security Systems News is the founding media sponsor and partner of the inaugural...

Diversity, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Systems News, Women in Security Forum

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Showing gratitude …

September 29, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

We are entering a really busy time here at Security Systems News, highlighted by the recent big announcement of the partnership with PSA on our new Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, which took almost a year of hard work and planning to create; the soon-to-be-announced “40 under 40” Class of 2021 winners; the list of Women in Security honorees who we will be featuring with Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) Women in Security Forum (WISF) in 2022; and, last...

40 under 40, advisory board, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Systems News, Women in Security Forum (WISF)

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Monitoring Matters

Honoring the Best Systems Integrators

September 22, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

Working together for a common goal often leads to great things. Case in point – check out the top story on our website and you’ll notice the huge announcement we were proud to share this week, as PSA and Security Systems News joined forces to create the new Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, honoring the top systems integrators within the security industry. Months of planning between SSN Editor Paul Ragusa and Candice Aragon, vice president of marketing and events at...

Bill Bozeman, Candice Aragon, Paul Ragusa, PSA, Security Systems News

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


General News

PSA and Security Systems News announce Bill Bozeman and Integrator of the Year Awards

September 21, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo. and YARMOUTH, Maine—PSA and Security Systems News are excited to announce the jointly created new Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, which aspire to identify the leading system integrators within security, from smaller, local integrators all the way up to the big nationals. Winners will be awarded at PSA TEC 2022 and featured within the pages of SSN.  Broken down by size, there will be a winner in each category – small (up to $5 million), medium...

Bill Bozeman, Candice Aragon, Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, Matt Barnette, Paul Ragusa, PSA, Sarah Flanagan, Security Systems News

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

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....

COVID, COVID-19, COVID19, Paul Ragusa, Security Systems News, The Monitoring Association, The Monitoring Association (TMA), webinar

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

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

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


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...

Don Erickson, Jim Henry, New Ownership, Newswire, Pierre Bourgeix, Rebrand, Refresh, Rick Rector, Security Systems News, SecurityNext

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

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...

Contributing Writer, Lilly Chapa, Security Systems News

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

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...

Alice DeBiasio, Angie Wong, CMS, JCI, Jessica Burton, Lisa Roy, Ojo Technology Inc., Resideo, Rose Sabourin, Seagate Technology

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


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...

Jessica Burton, Seagate Technology, Security Systems News, women in security

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon