Skip to Content

Tag: Tim Purpura


General News

News Poll: Industry weighs in on future of in-person conferences

May 27, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the coronavirus keeping us all grounded for now, and with the future still not clear as to how long it will take us to get back to some type of normalcy, this month’s SSN News Poll looked to gauge readers' thoughts and feelings on the immediate and long-term future of in-person conferences.When asked the million-dollar question — do you think there will be any in-person conferences in 2020 — half (50 percent) of those responding said no, with only 24 percent...

Chrissy McCutcheon, conferences in-person conferences, Coronavirus, Joseph Valentine, Len Simoni, News Poll, online events, Tim Purpura, virtual trade shos


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Mission 500 surpasses fundraising goals at ISC West

May 1, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Mission 500, a 501c3 charitable organization born from the professional security industry to serve children and families in need across the U.S., raised over $145,000 at its 10th annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk at this year's ISC West show, April 9-12 in Las Vegas. Mission 500 Founder George Fletcher told Security Systems News during a video interview at ISC West that the organization was able to surpass this year's goal thanks to “sponsor support, signed up runners and individual fundraisers...

George Fletcher, Mission 500, Tim Purpura, Tom Nolan


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Monitoring Matters

Video verification and I-View Now, providing more information

November 11, 2015Spencer Ives

SIA and Security Systems News hosted a webinar last week, focusing on I-View Now and what video verification can do for alarm businesses. Presenters underlined the value and importance behind verification, such as the ability to provide police with more information before dispatch. The panel, moderated by SSN's VP and group publisher Tim Purpura, featured Larry Folsom, president of I-View Now, Michael Keen, VP of commercial sales for Protection 1, and Alice DeBiasio, general manager, cloud services...

Alice DeBiasio, Honeywell Security and Fire, I-View Now, Larry Folsom, Michael Keen, Protection 1, Security Systems News, SIA, Tim Purpura, verification


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Industry goes to bat for children in need

September 15, 2015Amy Canfield

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Representatives from dozens of security companies raised nearly $75,000 in a fundraising softball game Sept. 12, held by Mission 500, the nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis.“This softball game was a new and fun way for the security industry to come together and raise money for needy children in the U.S.,” said George Fletcher, advisory council member/volunteer for Mission 500. “Our sponsors help...

George Fletcher, Janet Fenner, Mission 500, Samsung, Security Systems News, Tim Purpura


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Security Systems News launches Cloud+

June 22, 2015Amy Canfield

FOSTER CITY, Calif.—Security Systems News today announced it is launching the security industry's first conference dedicated to all things cloud. Cloud+ will take place Dec. 7-8 in Silicon Valley at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City, Calif.“Cloud is the new frontier in security,” said Tim Purpura, VP and group publisher of Security Systems News. “We're at a crossroads today with cloud technology. Just as early adopters jumped on IP 12 years ago, early adopters today are...

Cloud+, Jay Hauhn, Martha Entwistle, Security Systems News, Steve Van Till, Tim Purpura


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

TechSec 2012 preliminary educational program announced

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Details of the TechSec 2012 educational program were announced by conference organizers on Sept. 20, the second day of the ASIS show here. The eighth annual TechSec conference, sponsored by Security Systems News and Security Director News, will take place Feb. 7-8 in Delray Beach, Fla. "TechSec is the place for integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers to discuss and debate how new and emerging technology is affecting the security landscape,” said Tim Purpura,...

20 under 40, ASIS, Bob Banerjee, Brivo, BRS Labs, Chris Peckham, David Marra, Denis Hébert, Diebold, Donna Jones


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon