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Adam Shane

Commercial

Specifically Speaking: Adam Shane on designing integrated security systems

June 12, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Adam Shane’s goal on any project he tackles is to design and integrate security systems so that data is shared across various applications in a seamless manner. “I assist clients on a range of projects related to data sharing across applications,” said Shane, systems integration manager at Burns Engineering, Inc. “In my role at Burns, I design various systems related to integrated security operations.” As part of Security Systems News’...

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Phil Langley

Suppliers

Security, A/V, IoT technology convergence is key to digital transformation, Langley says

June 12, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

DALLAS—Phil Langley sees the convergence of security, A/V (audio-visual) and IoT technologies as key elements in organizations’ digital transformation journeys. Langley, Wesco’s SVP, global enterprise A/V and UCC (unified communications and collaboration), told Security Systems News (SSN) that this technology convergence is extremely vital in areas such as smart building infrastructure and responding to threats that target organizations. “As organizations continue to...

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SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

General News

SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

June 12, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — The advent of 2020 marked a change in the development of electronic access control as we know it, with systems evolving to meet the needs of a modern era. Security Systems News’ latest webcast, “Modern Electronic Access Control: Redefining the Enterprise,” gathered together expert panelists to explore the changing shape of electronic access control. The panelists discussed and shared their insights on topics like the changing requirements & expectations...

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Drako on Cobalt AI: ‘An open platform is a winning strategy’

Monitoring

Drako on Cobalt AI: ‘An open platform is a winning strategy’

June 5, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — Dean Drako is a man with his thumb on the pulse of the security industry, and with his recent acquisition of Cobalt AI, he sees a diamond worth polishing.  The president and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks, IC Manage and Drako Motors, and now chairman of Cobalt AI, talked to Security Systems News (SSN) about this most recent addition to his portfolio, what drew him to the company and why he changed its name.  SSN: In a press release you mentioned that you were searching...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cobalt AI, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks (EEN), interview, Mergers & Acquisitions, monitoring, security industry, Security Systems News (SSN)


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Yazmina Rawji

Women in Security

Women in Security Profile: ‘Diversity is needed to advance our industry,’ says Yazmina Rawji

June 5, 2024Kenneth Z. Chutchian, Contributing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Yazmina Rawji is extremely passionate about the importance of creating a more diverse security industry. “Diversity is needed to advance our industry and attract/retain the best talent,” said Rawji, the relationship manager for dormakaba Americas’ Access Automation Solutions division. “This in turn will increase engagement and trust amongst employees. Increased engagement can lead to better performance and stronger business results and profits. Diversity...

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‘The lingua franca of security teams is risk’- Welsh talks Lacework Edge

Cybersecurity

‘The lingua franca of security teams is risk’- Welsh talks Lacework Edge

May 29, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Lacework recently released its security service edge (SSE) product, Lacework Edge, and it’s tackling the user experience to make jobs easier for security teams.  Lacework Edge is a proxy-based, cloud-native product that provides end-to-end, zero-trust connectivity by leveraging contextual data to make continuous risk-based access decisions. It secures access from any user or device to internet applications, private data center applications, and SaaS...

Cloud, Lacework, SaaS, security service edge (SSE), Security Systems News (SSN), Trevor Welsh, user experience, Zero-Trust


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DEI Leadership Award

General News

TMA now accepting applications for DEI Leadership Award

May 29, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

MCLEAN, Va., and YARMOUTH, Maine—The Monitoring Association (TMA) and Security Systems News (SSN) have announced that the application period for the third annual TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award is now open.   The goal of the award, which was established in 2022, is to promote and foster a more inclusive workforce throughout the security industry. The award will be given to a company that demonstrates a commitment to DEI policies and programs...

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Poll sees future of residential in smart home integration

General News

Poll sees future of residential in smart home integration

May 22, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — Security Systems News readers are looking ahead at the residential market and seeing a future in smart home device integration and AI, according to the results of a recent news poll.  The poll sought to gather industry perspectives on the factors influencing homeowners' decisions to invest in security systems, the prevailing preferences for residential security solutions, and the emerging technologies expected to impact the market.  Looking to the future...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), emerging technologies, News Poll, Residential Security, Security Systems News (SSN), smart home


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Shawn Ruddo

Women in Security

Women in Security Profile: ‘We are far from solving the diversity problem in this industry,’ says Shawn Ruddo

May 8, 2024Kenneth Z. Chutchian, Contributing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Shawn Ruddo challenges other women in the security industry to get involved with an initiative that helps support women’s growth.  “By supporting women in security, we create a wave of empowerment and opportunity,” said Ruddo, chief solutions officer for Unlimited Technology (UT), a systems integrator that provides end-to-end technology solutions with a focus on complex IT, electronic, physical and cybersecurity. “Let’s be that change.”  As...

Security Systems News (SSN), Shawn Ruddo, SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF), Unlimited Technology


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On The Editor's Desk

ISC West hits the jackpot

April 17, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

Safe to say that ISC West 2024 came up all 7s. Sorry, had to use some slot machine terminology as Las Vegas was the center of the security universe for the largest industry show of the year. It’s a good thing I’m not claustrophobic, and I’m sure my quartet of Security Systems News colleagues who joined me in Vegas – Ken Showers, Brad Durost, Acasia Gardner and Christina Throndson – would echo that sentiment. Boy, was that show floor packed to the gills or what? We...

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