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Lee Equity Adds James Rothstein as Operating Partner

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Lee Equity adds James Rothstein as Operating Partner

April 9, 2021SSN Staff

NEW YORK—Lee Equity Partners, a New York-based middle-market private equity firm, announced that James Rothstein has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. He will work with the firm to source and evaluate investments in the security and fire services segment. Rothstein is a 30-year executive in the security industry and most recently led Wesco/Anixter’s $2 billion-plus global security and fire business as Senior Vice President, Global Security Solutions. Prior to Anixter, Rothstein...

James Rothstein, Lee Equity Partners


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NFPA releases Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training Series

April 9, 2021SSN Staff

QUINCY, Mass. —The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched a new Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training Series to help the building industry understand and adopt the strategies defined in NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, which calls for a fire prevention program and a designated manager to enforce safety onsite. The topic will also be discussed by a panel of industry experts during...

Jim Pauley, NFPA


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PureTech Systems releases Rapid Deploy Virtual Perimeter

April 9, 2021SSN Staff

PHOENIX, Ariz. —PureTech Systems, a privately owned company that develops, markets and supports patented location-based artificial intelligence (AI) video analytics software, PureActiv, for real-time safety and security applications, announced the release of the PureActiv Rapid Deploy Virtual Perimeter.  Scalable to small and large perimeters, the new Rapid Deploy Virtual Perimeter Unit (RDVPU) provides a temporary or permanent virtual perimeter protection system that...

Larry Bowe, Jr., PureTech Systems


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Panasonic i-PRO, Genetec partner on new cloud-based DEMS

April 7, 2021SSN Staff

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. —Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America, a global leader in advanced sensing technologies, is partnering with Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, to offer a cloud-based digital evidence management system (DEMS) for law enforcement customers. CloUDE Powered by Genetec is a new solution that offers the added versatility and option of storing...

Bill Brennan, Christian Morin, Genetec, Panasonic i-PRO


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Group337 names Hilary Gallagher vice president

April 7, 2021SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md.—Group337, a group of executives focused on business creation for small to large companies in the security, access control, and IoT industries, announced the appointment of Hilary Gallagher as vice president, responsible for internal and external marketing, communication, branding, and content creation. Gallagher brings vast experience and a versatile amount of marketing skills to Group337, having previously held product, field, and analyst marketing positions at Appirio, UniKey...

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ComNet introduces Gen 4 wireless Ethernet solution

April 6, 2021SSN Staff

DANBURY, Conn.—ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, an ACRE company, and a USA-based manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, announced the introduction of its Generation 4 line of NetWave wireless products that offer greater performance and increased stability in applications where throughput and increased bandwidth is increasingly important. The NW1 Gen 4 can exceed 500Mbps throughput under ideal conditions, accommodates 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet,...

Andrew Acquarulo, Comnet, Skip Haight


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ADT appoints Sigal Zarmi to company’s board of directors

April 6, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT Inc., a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers in the United States, announced the appointment of Sigal Zarmi to the company’s board of directors as an additional independent director. “We are pleased to welcome Sigal to our board of directors,” said Marc Becker, ADT chairman of the board. “Her extensive experience in technology and transformation will be a tremendous asset...

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SimpliSafe, Farmers Insurance join forces for smart home protection

April 6, 2021SSN Staff

BOSTON— SimpliSafe, a maker of award-winning home security systems, and Farmers Insurance, one of the nation's leading multi-line insurer groups, announced a collaboration that will help make preventative smart home protection available to homeowners in Ohio, Iowa and Alabama. The pilot effort aims to help insured homeowners protect their homes in those three states against theft, fire and water damage, while also providing them with potential savings on their...

Carolyn Wald, Farmers Insurance, Matt Wolf, SimpliSafe


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IDEMIA brings Mobile ID technology to Arizona motor vehicles dept.

April 5, 2021SSN Staff

RESTON, Va.—IDEMIA, a global company that specializes in augmented identity, recently launched a Mobile ID offering for Arizona in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division (ADOT). Mobile ID allows Arizona residents to carry a digital version of their driver’s license or other state-issued ID in an app on their smartphone. The mID builds off the strength of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) enrollment process while adding layers of fraud protection....

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Hanwha Techwin America appoints new president

April 5, 2021SSN Staff

TEANECK, N.J. —Hanwha Techwin has appointed C.H. (Choong Hoon) Ha as the new president of Hanwha Techwin America (HTA). The company veteran succeeds KiChul (KC) Kim, who has been promoted to head of global sales and strategic marketing at Hanwha Techwin headquarters in Korea. In his new role, Ha will focus on several key business initiatives designed to strengthen Hanwha Techwin’s leadership in security and surveillance. These include expanding the company’s solutions offerings...

C.H. Ha, Hanwha Techwin America, KiChul Kim


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