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Kirk MacDowell wins Sara E. Jackson Award at ESX 2023

June 6, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

LOUISVILLE, Ky.­—Industry veteran Kirk MacDowell was recognized for his more than 40 years of contributions to the security industry by winning the Sara E. Jackson Award during Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2023. Named for Electronic Security Association’s (ESA’s) former president, the Sara E. Jackson Award recognizes an ESA member's work on an association committee, task force or board. ESA Chairman John Loud presented MacDowell with the award during the opening keynote..., Electronic Security Association (ESA), Electronic Security Expo (ESX), General Electric, John Loud, Kirk MacDowell, Sara E. Jackson Award, United Technologies

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Late-night studies call for access control

January 24, 2014Amy Canfield

AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas at Austin's new access-control system prevents students working late at night in many campus buildings from leaving a door “blocked open so their friends can enter,” says Bob Harkins, vice president for campus safety and security.That was a common practice before, Harkins said, and it concerned him.Students frequently inhabit campus buildings at night—even around the clock—to do research or study, he said. UT has 51,000 students...

Bob Harkins, Entech, Picture Perfect, United Technologies, University of Texas at Austin

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General News

Another reorg at UTC

October 22, 2013SSN Staff

HARTFORD, Conn.—UTC has reorganized again, creating UTC Building & Industrial Systems by combining Otis Elevator Company and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, the company announced recently.Geraud Darnis, most recently president and CEO of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, will serve as president and CEO of the new organization, according to the news release.�UTC Climate, Controls & Security was created in a 2011 reorganization. UTC later sold its fire and security branches.�“This new...

Controls & Security, Geraud Darnis, Louis Chenevert, otis elevator company, United Technologies, utc building & industrial systems, UTC Climate

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Also Noted

HID Global names new VP

January 22, 2013SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global, a provider of secure identity solutions, today announced Bridget Burke has joined the company as vice president and chief information officer, according to a company statement. Burke is responsible for HID Global's business applications, data networking and infrastructure, and customer information programs. She will also serve as chief security officer, a position in which her responsibilities include overseeing the company's security policy compliance. Burke has...

ASIS International, Bridget Burke, Gryphon Software Corporation, HID Global, United Technologies

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