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SSN's '20 under 40' winners gathered at TechSec

February 24, 2016Spencer Ives

Security Systems News' TechSec Solutions conference went very well this year—everything from the educational sessions to the weather. A highlight of the conference was having "20 under 40" Class of 2015 award winners in attendance. Eleven honorees from the integrators' class and six honorees from the end users joined us in Delray Beach, Fla. Included here are photos from the reception. You can find the complete collection of integrator profiles here, and the list of end user profiles here. ...

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Integrators and end users face off at TechSec

February 3, 2016Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Leading integrators and end users from Security Systems News “20 under 40” Class of 2015 discussed how to deal with manufacturers, IT staff and each other in the Next Gen educational session, which took place Feb. 2 here at TechSec Solutions.The “20 under 40” integrator speakers included Scott Ranger, VP of operations for CONTAVA; Henry Hoyne, VP of Professional Services at Northland Control Systems; and Josh Long, manager, technical & services delivery,...

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TechSec daily updates

February 1, 2016Spencer Ives

Day 2 The second—and final—day went really well down here in Delray Beach. The first session of the day was Ross Bourgeios, Assistant Chief of Public Safety, Mercedes-Benz Superdome/Smoothie King Center/Champion Square—all of the buildings on the Superdome campus. Bourgeios said he has "One of the coolest jobs in America." From Super Bowls to concerts, he has to figure out the security needs. "The security threat for Tool is different from the security threat for Barry Manilow." "Cybersecurity...

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Central Station information at TechSec

January 27, 2016Spencer Ives

TechSec Solutions is coming up next week in Delray Beach, Fla., Feb. 2-3, and there will be topics of interest for monitoring stations. One session that affects all companies in the industry looks at cybersecurity, and how it threatens the physical security world. Joe Coe, sales engineer with Hikvision; Rodney Thayer, a consultant with Smithee, Spelvin, Agnew and Splinge; and Chris Pechkam will take the stage to talk about new vulnerabilities that arise from more internet connectivity. In the “Next...

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Body parts battle: See it at TechSec

January 6, 2016Martha Entwistle

Body parts battle? Yes, among the highlights of TechSec this year will be a session we've dubbed "Battle of the body parts," and not just because it's a catchy title. We're going to have a little competition at TechSec. I've been hearing from more and more integrators that biometrics are coming of age. They're more affordable and they're more reliable, you've told me. So, we decided to take a look at which biometric technique works best and where the promise still exceed the reality. SecuritySpecifiers'...

Battle of the body parts, biometrics, Ray Coulombe, TechSec Solutions 2016


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