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Industry favors women in the workplace

June 17, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Readers responded positively when Security Systems News asked in its latest News Poll about women in the security industry. Many respondents have women in their company in executive roles, including some who are mentoring other females, and a vast majority said gender diversity is helpful for business.Rhianna Daniels Hile, director of the Women's Security Council, said the results to the poll are “very encouraging.”A majority of respondents, 70 percent, said that...

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Time to nominate for WSC Women of the Year awards

December 18, 2014SSN Staff

TAMPA, Fla.—Nominations are now open for the Women's Security Council's2015 Women of the Year awards, given to women who have exhibited leadership in the physical security industry and at their companies. The awards, also based on recipients' contributions in mentoring and supporting other women in the security field, will be presented at a WSC 2015 Networking Reception at ISC West in Las Vegas in April. “We have a wonderful opportunity to recognize some of the top female talent in the...

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Women and security technology

May 7, 2014Martha Entwistle

I'm here at PSA-TEC in Westminster, Colo., where today I had a chance to catch up with Christine Lanning, president of systems integration firm IST. Christine and her husband Andrew (CEO) founded IST, a PSA Security owner, in 1998. Here's a story I wrote about the company a couple years ago.  This year, Christine was honored as one of this year's Women's Security Council 2014 Women of the Year. IST just finished moving its headquarters to a new facility that they own, (and saving 30 percent owning...

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A smart move by ISC, SIA and the WSC

April 16, 2014Martha Entwistle

This is an old-fashioned industry in too many ways, so I'm always thrilled when I hear news like this: the Security Industry Association, ISC and the Women's Security Council will be awarding a full scholarship for a woman student enrolled in the new Mercer County Community College security degree program in 2015. “This scholarship program is made possible with financial support from SIA and ISC and we are incredibly honored by their support and generosity,” Rhianna Daniels, founding...

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WSC announces 2014 Women of the Year honorees

April 1, 2014SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Women's Security Council today announced the winners of the 2014 WSC Women of the Year awards.Each year WSC honors the top female professionals in the security industry in a variety of categories.This year's 2014 Women of the Year include:    •    Kelly Bond, SVP of sales and marketing, Alarm Capital Alliance    •    Silvia Fraser, manager, corporate security, City of Toronto    •    Jean Gordon Kocienda, global threat analyst, Cisco Systems    •    Christine Lanning, president,...

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Honor women in security with nominations

February 10, 2014SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—Nominations are now open for the Women's Security Council's 2014 Women of the Year Awards.The awards program honors the top female professionals in the industry in a variety of categories. In selecting winners, WSC is looking for women who have exhibited leadership in the industry and at their companies, and women who have given back to the business community by mentoring or supporting other women in the security market. Deadline for submission is March 1.The winners will be...

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Women's Security Council announces Women of the Year awards

February 25, 2013SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Women's Security Council, a network of security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, will again recognize top female professionals in the physical security industry at the 2013 WSC Women of the Year awards, according to a statement from the organization. Award winners will be honored during ISC West 2013 in Las Vegas. Winners will be formally announced at WSC's 2013 Awards Reception from 6-8 p.m. April 9. “The security industry includes...

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Women in security and your business

March 21, 2012Martha Entwistle

I hope you'll make room on your ISC West calendars to attend the second annual Women's Security Council educational session focusing on networking and career advancement for women in the security industry, which will be moderated by yours truly. The session will take place on the first day of the show, Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 12:45pm-1:45pm in rooms 206-207. What can your business do to hire and retain highly qualified women? This is one of the topics the panelists will address. And we've...

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Women in Security: Who are the industry leaders?

January 18, 2012Martha Entwistle

Do you have a female colleague who's a great leader? Know someone who's given back to the women's business community by mentoring or supporting other women in the security market? Consider nominating her for the Women's Security Council's “Women of the Year” awards. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 31. Click here to nominate yourself or a colleague for WSC's Women of the Year awards. In case you're not familiar with the Women's Security Council, it's network of successful security...

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