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SIA, IAPSC announce partnership

July 15, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) have announced a new partnership effort to promote collaboration, content generation and knowledge sharing. In addition, the partnership will elevate awareness of the security consultant profession, as well as the essential relationship consultants have with security manufacturers and integrators. “The partnership between the SIA and IAPSC marks...

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Don Erickson

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SIA opens nominations for 2024 “25 on the RISE Awards”

July 12, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for nominations for the second annual 25 on the RISE Awards, a program presented by SIA’s RISE community for emerging security leaders. Each year, this initiative honors 25 security leaders of today and tomorrow for their impactful contributions to advancing the security industry. The 2024 Class of 25 on the RISE awardees will be honored during a special award ceremony at Securing...

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Newspoll: MFA is worth it

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Newspoll: MFA is worth it

July 10, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — As organizations and individuals do their best to shore up security in an increasingly insecure world, there’s a race for the best method for securing private data.  For the Security Systems News (SSN) August News Poll, we asked readers to discuss their use of multifactor authentication (MFA) and what that means for their organization’s security posture. It should probably come as no surprise that 100% of poll respondents responded they use some type of...

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Don Erickson

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SIA opens applications for four 2024 scholarship programs

July 8, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for four key SIA scholarship programs: the Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship, the James Rothstein Business Scholarship, the Paul Ahern Scholarship and the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship. These scholarships offer funds to security industry professionals, as well as students, to help them further their career, professional development and educational goals. The Denis...

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Don Erickson

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SIA announces 2024 Women in Security Forum Scholarship opportunity

June 30, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2024 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA Women in Security Forum.  The 2024 program will offer multiple scholarships worth $7,500 each that SIA members and students can use toward professional development and education. SIA’s Women in Security Forum is a community for both women and men that works to promote, recruit and...

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‘Spending wisely but slowly’-SSN readers weigh in on Q1

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‘Spending wisely but slowly’ - SSN readers weigh in on Q1

June 19, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Reports that came out of the first quarter of 2024 were a mixed bag for most companies in the security industry. As organizations increasingly tighten belts and return to the fundamental parts of their business, Security Systems News (SSN) has turned to readers in the July News Poll to provide their outlook on the first quarter of 2024. Interestingly, in spite of growing AI adoption there was a general agreement that traditional industry segments performed the best in the...

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SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

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SSN Access Control Webcast – Wrestling with the legacy to define modern electronic access control

June 12, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — The advent of 2020 marked a change in the development of electronic access control as we know it, with systems evolving to meet the needs of a modern era. Security Systems News’ latest webcast, “Modern Electronic Access Control: Redefining the Enterprise,” gathered together expert panelists to explore the changing shape of electronic access control. The panelists discussed and shared their insights on topics like the changing requirements & expectations...

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Industry veteran William Tenney named ASIS International CEO

June 11, 2024SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has announced the appointment of William “Bill” Tenney as its new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2024. Tenney brings close to 35 years of security leadership experience from both public and private sectors to his new role heading the acclaimed global security association.  As ASIS International’s CEO, Tenney will spearhead the organization's strategic vision, working closely with members, partners, and stakeholders...

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DEI Leadership Award

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TMA now accepting applications for DEI Leadership Award

May 29, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

MCLEAN, Va., and YARMOUTH, Maine—The Monitoring Association (TMA) and Security Systems News (SSN) have announced that the application period for the third annual TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award is now open.   The goal of the award, which was established in 2022, is to promote and foster a more inclusive workforce throughout the security industry. The award will be given to a company that demonstrates a commitment to DEI policies and programs...

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Poll sees future of residential in smart home integration

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Poll sees future of residential in smart home integration

May 22, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine — Security Systems News readers are looking ahead at the residential market and seeing a future in smart home device integration and AI, according to the results of a recent news poll.  The poll sought to gather industry perspectives on the factors influencing homeowners' decisions to invest in security systems, the prevailing preferences for residential security solutions, and the emerging technologies expected to impact the market.  Looking to the future...

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