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Industry veterans create new marketing company

Make Nice Media to specialize in helping security companies
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11/21/2017

STONY BROOK, N.Y.—Make Nice Media is a recently founded marketing company that announced its launch at Honeywell CONNECT 2017, held in San Diego in early November.

Five Questions: Daniel Jackson

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11/15/2017

Surveillance Systems Inc., a commercial integrator based in Rocklin, Calif., recently brought on Daniel Jackson to be director of technical sales, where he not only designs and sells systems but is involved in tech support and overall account management. Security Systems News asked Jackson five questions.

IHS Markit looks at the rising number of security start-ups

OEMs play a factor in increased entrants, according to IHS Markit analyst Jim Dearing
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11/13/2017

LONDON—According to IHS Markit, a research firm based here, there have been more start-up companies for consumer grade cameras, DIY systems and smart home solutions. The company detailed the nature of these start-ups and contributing factors to their increased numbers in a report, “Security Start-Up Numbers Soar – Have the Barriers to Entry Ever Been So Low?”

Specifically Speaking with Pierre Bourgeix

Bourgeix is president of Cleveland-based ESICONVERGENT
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11/01/2017

What services does the company provide and what vertical markets does the company specialize in?

How I Use My System: Nick Perry

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11/01/2017

Nick Perry, NorthStar Alarm Services’ vice president of business development, joined the company in January and has been focused on building and supporting NorthStar’s new Authorized Affiliate Funding Program. Security Systems News talked with Perry in early October about the home security system he currently has and what he likes about it.

News Poll: How do security companies prepare for natural disasters?

Fifty-six percent support the idea of a coordinated industry effort to help those affected
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10/25/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—In August and September large weather events—Hurricanes Harvey and Irma—made landfall in the United States; Security Systems News asked its readers how they prepare ahead of natural disasters, and what can be done for those affected.

How I Use My System: Rick Simpson

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10/18/2017

Rick Simpson, vice president technical services of Vector Security, has been with the company for 33 years. He “started as a service technician, then moved up through the ranks.” Simpson is a past chair of the ESA Standards Fire/Life Safety Committee. Security Systems News talked with Simpson in August about the security system he uses at home.

Global perimeter security market to near $200 billion by 2022

MarketsandMarkets predicts a CAGR greater than 10 percent for North America
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10/18/2017

PUNE, India—The global perimeter security market will grow from $96.25 billion in 2016 to $196.60 billion by 2022, MarketsandMarkets predicts, and at a CAGR of 12.2 percent between 2017 and 2022.

Steve Van Till of Brivo to receive Hauhn Award

​​SIA to present industry award during SIA Honors Night on Nov. 15
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10/04/2017

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced that it will present the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award to Brivo CEO Steve Van Till at SIA Honors Night on Nov. 15, 2017, at The Current at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

Growth predicted in the global physical security market

North America’s compounded annual growth rate slightly outpaces global rate
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09/25/2017

PUNE, India—In a MarketsandMarkets report that covers the global physical security market from 2016 to 2021, the research firm predicts a 10.1 percent CAGR in the time period, bringing the global market’s value from $69.63 billion in 2016 to $112.43 billion by 2021.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2018

ADT recently announced its finalized acquisition of DATASHIELD and the new brand of ADT Cybersecurity. What are your thoughts on physical security companies in the cybersecurity space?