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ISC East keynote speakers announced

September 30, 2022SSN Staff

NEW YORK—ISC East, one of the Northeast’s leading security and public safety events, hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA) and in partnership with ASIS NYC, has announced the keynote speakers for this year’s conference. NFL Chief Information Security Officer Tomás Maldonado and MetLife Stadium Vice President of Stadium Technology Ryan McKenzie will headline the 2022 SIA [email protected] East Keynote Series with the presentation “NFL...

ASIS NYC, Dr. Elli Voorhees, ISC East, John Miller, Mary Beth Shaughnessy, MetLife Stadium, NFL, Osama Bin Laden, RX Global, Ryan McKenzie, Security Industry Association (SIA), SIA [email protected] East, Tomás Maldonado


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Securing New Ground

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SIA announces featured speakers for 2022 Securing New Ground conference

September 27, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2022 keynote speakers, featured panel sessions and executive interviews 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. The security industry will gather at SNG 2022 for top-level information sharing, networking and business analysis. This year’s Securing New Ground conference...

Bosch, CLEAR, Dick Soloway, James Rothstein, John Kedzierski, John Moss, LenelS2, Mike Mansuetti, Motorola Solutions, Napco Security Technologies, NASDAQ, Phil Mackintosh, Rich Tucker, Securing New Ground, Security Industry Association (SIA)


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AMAG Technology names David Sullivan as new President

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AMAG Technology names David Sullivan as new president

September 13, 2022SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, CA – AMAG Technology a physical access control, identity management, and integrated security solutions company, has announced a new member for its leadership. Industry veteran David Sullivan will be joining AMAG Technology as the company’s new president. Sullivan comes to AMAG from the ACRE Group, where he previously held the positions of President International and President Americas, from which he brings a wealth of industry experience in running a global security...

ACRE Group, Allied Universal, AMAG Technology, David Sullivan, Honeywell, integrated security solutions, physical access control


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GSX 2022 is live! A preview of some of the products and services on the floor

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GSX 2022 is live! A preview of some of the products and services on the floor

September 12, 2022SSN Staff

ATLANTA – GSX is going on right now in Atlanta and for those who can’t be in attendance SSN is on location. While we meet with industry movers and shakers and look at all the upcoming products from the security industry here’s a small sample of just a few of the companies and their offering: ADT ADT Commercial will have their leading indoor drone and humanoid robotic platforms on display at GSX this year as it gets closer to the commercialization of those AI driven autonomous...

ADT, ADT Commercial, CompleteView VMS, Ed Bacco, Global Security Exchange, Orion Entrance Control, Inc., Salient Systems, Steve Caroselli


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SIA apprenticeship program

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SIA unveils new apprenticeship program to address industry workforce challenges

September 8, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that it is developing a new apprenticeship program to help address the security industry’s workforce challenges, diversify the talent pipeline and foster career development opportunities within the industry. The initiative will launch in June 2023 as a one-year pilot program, for which SIA will develop the curriculum, and connect job seekers with security systems integrators for paid apprenticeships...

2022 Security Megatrends report, American Institutes for Research (AIR), Beth Brinly, Bobby Louissaint, CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech, Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Sprint, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Don Erickson, Dr. Elli Voorhees, Meta, Security Industry Association (SIA), U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Office of Apprenticeship


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Cloudflare drops Kiwifarms as company forced to reckon with depth of responsibility

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Cloudflare drops Kiwifarms as company forced to reckon with depth of responsibility

September 8, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO – Internet infrastructure and security giant Cloudflare have announced that they would be blocking controversial forum Kiwifarms from using their services going forward. Kiwifarms has come under a targeted efforts by activists to deplatform the site known as a haven for hate speech, organizing raids, and doxing campaigns with the goal of driving people to suicide. Despite mounting pressure Cloudflare has been steadfast in defending their neutrality in dealing with Kiwifarms...

Cloudflare, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, Doxing, hosting, Internet Security, Josh Moon, Kiwifarms, Matthew Prince, Stanford University


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Dan Mike

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Specifically Speaking with Dan Mike, Ross & Baruzzini

September 7, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News’ monthly column Specifically Speaking features Dan Mike, who is Principal – Director of Operations at integrated technology, consulting, and engineering solutions provider Ross & Baruzzini, whose notable security design and consulting projects include the World Trade Center, LaGuardia Airport, Madison Square Garden, the Obama Presidential Center, New Jersey Transit, and Amtrak. “Personally, I find the security design of cultural institutions...

9/11 Memorial & Museum, Amtrak, Dan Mike, Ducibella, Venter & Santore, Introba, LaGuardia Airport, Madison Square Garden, MSG Sphere, Obama Presidential Center, Ross & Baruzzini, World Trade Center


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ASIS International announces its 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients

September 2, 2022SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced the 2022 class of recipients for its annual awards of excellence for organizations and individuals. The annual ASIS Awards of Excellence honor the important work and accomplishments of ASIS members worldwide. They are honored not only for their accomplishments but also for setting standards for the industry to model across the globe.  “Award recipients...

Aaron Wallace Salter Jr., Antoinette King, ASIS Awards of Excellence, ASIS International, Brigadier General Ahamed Mohammed Abdi, Christopher Deslands, Danny Y. Chan, GSX, Hari Pratap Singh Shekhawat, Inge Sebyan Black, Malcolm C. Smith, Michael Brzozowski, Rahman Grimes, Stephen P. Somers, Suzanne T. Scarlett


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Portland city council votes to increase security spending amid rise in crime

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Portland city council votes to increase security spending amid rise in crime

September 1, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

PORTLAND, Ore. – Concerns of losses to theft and property destruction prompted the Portland City Council to move up a vote this week. Agenda item 739 called for the amending of the city’s contract with Allied Universal Security Services to increase the amount paid for security officer services by a total of $4,297,809 USD. “This as the mayor was saying is an increase due to (sic) remain competitive for our officer’s pay rate, but also a big chunk of it has to do with an...

Allied Universal, City of Portland, Manny Paris, Mingus Mapps, Security Officers, Ted Wheeler


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ADT partners with Uber for in-app safety features

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ADT partners with Uber for in-app safety features

August 30, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – ADT Security Services has announced that it is partnering with mobility as-a-service provider Uber to offer in-app safety for riders and drivers across the United States. In a statement provided on August 30 ADT discussed the integration of their mobile safety solutions into the Uber app that allows clients and customers to get live help via ADT professional monitoring agents by phone or text anywhere in the U.S. “When a user requests a call or text exchange...

911, ADT, ADT Security, Leah Page, mobile app, Peter Skeadas, Rebecca Payne, Uber


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