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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


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Commercial

The push for standards

September 12, 2011Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—Will a marquee security project like the World Trade Center affect how enterprise-level projects are designed and implemented in the future? Or, will this project, which involves multiple manufacturers working together, translate to momentum for establishing standards in the security industry? Several of those involved in the project believe that may be the case. “From an industry perspective, I think this project will have a major impact. It spans multiple vertical market applications,”...

Bill Eckard, Christy Haycraft, Diebold Enterprise Security Systems, Kevin Engelhardt, Lenel, UTC Fire & Security, Verint, World Trade Center, WTC


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Fire Systems Installation

ECS = 'A brand new industry'

September 8, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Before Sept. 11, 2001, few people saw the need for a comprehensive emergency communications system, according to Peter Ebersold, marketing director for Notifier by Honeywell. However, he said, that was before first responders at the World Trade Center were not able to communicate well with each other because of such factors as the Twin Towers' structure and the early damage they sustained, and because the buildings' occupants did not receive the emergency information they...

9/11, Bob Farm, Bob Kaczmarek, ECS, Emergency Communications Media Forum, emergency communications system, FireTron Inc., Great Lakes Building Systems, Jack Poole, John Wojdan


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Fire Systems Installation

September 11 transformed fire industry

August 16, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and BRONX, N.Y.—The Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center killed nearly 3,000 people at that site, including 343 firefighters and 60 police officers. This September marks the 10th anniversary of the attack, and the vice presidents of two New York City fire companies recently spoke to Security Systems News about how they believe the tragic event in their city changed the industry, leading to increased safety standards. “The key word since 9/11, in my opinion, is...

9/11, Brendan Doorly, Cross Fire & Security, Falcon Engineered Systems, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell, Owen Grant, Sept. 11, September 11, World Trade Center, WTC


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General News

Specifically Speaking

December 14, 2010Martha Entwistle

Specifically Speaking is a new column featuring a Q-and-A with a different security consultant every month. Consultants are provided to Security Systems News by www.SecuritySpecifiers.com Name: Philip A. Santore Company: Ducibella Venter & Santore (DVS) What project are you working on now? The World Trade Center site in New York City. What's the most challenging aspect of the project? The most challenging aspect of this project is the physical complexity of the WTC site compounded by the multiple...

Ducibella Venter & Santore, DVS, Ground Zero, Philip A. Santore, Security Specifiers, Specifically Speaking, World Trade Center, WTC


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Commercial

Breaking new ground at the World Trade Center

November 4, 2010Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—Designing and building the security systems and security operation of the World Trade Center complex is a process that involves a staggering number of stakeholders. There are government entities, architects, engineers, contractors, and law enforcement—to name a few—and many of them have not worked together before. The New York Police Department, the Port Authority Police Department, and the Fire Department of New York were among those all working very closely with WTC security. “There...

Brian Coulombe, DVS, FDNY, Frank Santamorena, Louis Barani, NYPD, Philip Santore, Port Authority Police Department, Tower 1, Tower 7


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