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Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) celebrates one-year anniversary

Q&A reveals alliance’s progress, achievements and plans for 2020
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09/17/2019

This month, the Open Security and Safety Alliance (OSSA) celebrates its one-year anniversary, and SSN is so excited to congratulate this alliance and celebrate alongside each and every member.

SIA, ALAS and CANASA coalition in favor of USMCA

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09/11/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the Latin American Security Association (ALAS) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have formed a coalition to urge the U.S.

Five Questions: Alex Johnson, Verint

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09/06/2019

Alex Johnson is senior director, analytics and strategy at Verint Systems, Inc., creators of Actionable Intelligence that empowers customer engagement and cyber intelligence organizations with crucial insights, enabling them to anticipate, respond and take action.

Five Questions: Eric Widlitz, Vanderbilt

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09/04/2019

Eric Widlitz, VP – North American sales, Vanderbilt, is dedicated to expanding the company’s reach in target markets. When he’s not leading the North American sales team, he told SSN other things of interest to him.

Roundtable discussion: security system lifecycle considerations, effectiveness and cost control

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08/23/2019

A substantial focus of the security industry is on the selection and installation of security systems, and there is no doubt that this is a critical element of the process.

Despite privacy concerns, readers bullish on biometrics

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08/23/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the debate on biometrics and data privacy heating up, and more and more states seeking to regulate the collection, use and retention of biometric data, this month’s News Poll focuses on the future of biometrics and its role in security.

Specifically Speaking with Nicholas M. Stefantsiv

Senior Technology Systems Specialist of Bala Consulting Engineers in Boston
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08/21/2019

For this month’s Specifically Speaking feature we speak with Nicholas M. Stefantsiv, Senior Technology Systems Specialist of Bala Consulting Engineers in Boston.

State of the access control market, part I

Current physical access control (PAC) trends shaping the security industry
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08/20/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—The concept of access control is simple — to allow or restrict people, animals or things from gaining access to a particular space.

Security pros team up for Mission 500’s Florida Backpack Event

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07/31/2019

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.—Students at Crosspointe Elementary School in Boynton Beach, Fla. will once again have essential school supplies, provided by the Mission 500 annual “Back to School Backpack Event.”

ASIS unveils GSX 2019 Innovative Product Award winners

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07/31/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, the global membership organization for security management professionals, announced the recipients of its 2019 Innovative Product Awards (IPA) for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, to be held Sept. 8-12 in Chicago, Ill.

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SSN News Poll October 2019

Does there need to be more diversity within security?

As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. This month’s poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.