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SIA announces 2023 executive committee and board members

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SIA announces 2023 executive committee and board members

March 29, 2023SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Security Industry Association (SIA) presented seven new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering, held March 28 during ISC West, and the SIA Board of Directors confirmed its new officers during the board meeting. The new SIA Board of Directors members, who will serve an initial two-year term from 2023 to 2025, are: Charles Burns, vice president of security, Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock...

Alex Housten, Angela Parker, Charles Burns, David Ilardi, Holly Borgmann, James Rothstein, John Nemerofsky, Jonathan Aguila, Pierre Trapanese, Scott Dunn, Security Industry Association (SIA), Steve Reinharz, Tara Dunning, Tom Cook

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SIA announces 2023 Board of Directors nominations

February 9, 2023SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) Nominations Committee has recommended seven individuals to serve as members of the SIA Board of Directors for an initial two-year term, pursuant to the SIA bylaws. These nominations will be submitted for ratification at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership gathering during ISC West, and approved by the SIA Board of Directors on March 28. The 2023 Board of Directors nominees are: Charles...

Angela Parker, Board of Directors, Charles Burns, David Ilardi, ISC West, John Nemerofsky, Security Industry Association (SIA), Steve Reinharz, Tara Dunning, The Advance, Tom Cook

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Securing New Ground

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SIA reveals program for 2022 Securing New Ground conference

August 22, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2022 schedule, speaker lineup and program for Securing New Ground (SNG), the security industry’s executive conference taking place Oct. 18-19 at the Intercontinental Times Square in New York City. At SNG 2022, the security industry will gather for top-level information sharing, networking and business analysis. This year’s Securing New Ground conference will shape industry trends...

Alex Housten, Alper Cetingok, Bill Geary, Dean Drako, Dee Ann Harn, Don Erickson, Fredrik Nilsson, Haniel Lynn, James Rothstein, Jason Veiock, Jasvir Gill, John Kedzierski, John Mack III, John Palumbo, Lee Odess, Maria Castellanos, Mark Hillenburg, Matt Barnette, Michael Beckerman, Mike Mansuetti, Nick Stoner, Nicole Ford, Ronnell Higgins, Securing New Ground (SNG), Security Industry Association (SIA), Thru Shivakumar, Tom Cook

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SIA appoints two members to key group and committee leadership roles

August 3, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named two of its members to serve in key leadership roles on its committees and groups. Tom Cook – executive vice president of sales and operations at Hanwha Techwin America – has become chair of the SIA Executive Advisory Board, and Rita Mounir – co-founder and chief operating officer (COO) of Allthenticate – now serves as vice chair of the SIA Member Engagement and Experience Committee. Established...

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Feenics announces enhanced video integration with Hanwha Techwin

March 12, 2021SSN Staff

OTTAWA, Can.—Feenics, a provider of forward-thinking Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) solutions, announced a new integration with Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet WAVE IP Video Management System as part of its Keep by Feenics cloud-hosted access control platform. The Wisenet WAVE and Keep by Feenics integration provides a unified monitoring experience for system operators and includes the ability to view live video, review archived video related to alarm activity, and export recorded video...

Feenics, Hanwha Techwin, Paul DiPeso, Tom Cook

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Hanwha Techwin unveils new chip set

January 25, 2017Paul Ragusa

TEANECK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin unveiled its latest chipset, Wisenet 5, on Jan. 20, announcing that the company is also moving forward with a branding initiative that will put the Wisenet logo, instead of Samsung's, on all its cameras and products moving forward.Tom Cook, vice president of sales for North America at Hanwha Techwin, noted that the company has been cobranding with Samsung and its Wisenet chips since 2007, including the release of Wisenet 3 in 2013.“Wisenet has become a strong...

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Hanwha Techwin America moves to new headquarters

January 11, 2017Spencer Ives

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin America, based here for the past 12 years, will be moving into its new headquarters in Teaneck, N.J., by Jan. 16.Tom Cook, company vice president of sales, told Security Systems News that several reasons motivated the company to find a new space: expanding the physical space, updating and refreshing the offices and expanding the company's technical capabilities relating to new products.“We're rolling out a lot of VMS online testing, camera testing...

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Big ISC West exhibitors feature cybersecurity and name changes

March 16, 2016Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—Some of the biggest exhibitors are approaching the show with new topics top of mind, for some it's cybersecurity, for others it's branding after a name change. “Throughout the day, every day of the show, we're going to be presenting our stance on cybersecurity; what people need to do to protect themselves against existing threats, what do people need to do to make sure their customers are protected, [and] what Hikvision is doing to make sure all products are safe,”...

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Goodbye Samsung Techwin, hello Hanwha Techwin

March 9, 2016Martha Entwistle

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—The Samsung name will stay on its products for now, but as of April 1, video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin America is changing its name to Hanwha Techwin America.Tom Cook, Samsung VP sales for North America, called the name change “the next move as we incorporate ourselves into Hanwha, a $56 billion corporation.”Hanwha became the majority owner of Samsung Techwin in December of 2014.Cook said that the products will eventually be rebranded. They may...

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Samsung has new majority owner

December 10, 2014Martha Entwistle

Video surveillance provider Samsung Techwin has a new majority owner, Hanwha Group, a $34 billion conglomerate based in South Korea. The deal, announced Dec. 5  is "a stock transaction, not an acquisition," Samsung's senior marketing group manager Tom Cook said during a Dec. 8 conference call. Samsung Electronics announced Dec. 5 that it had entered into an agreement to sell its shares, which amount to a 32 percent stake in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha, which has expressed an interest in increasing...

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