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ESX announces 2017 innovation award winners

Award recognizes products and services driving the industry forward
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05/24/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Electronic Security Expo announced the winners (see list below) for its 2017 Innovation Awards, recognizing outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward.

How I Use My System: Anne Campau

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05/17/2017

Anne Campau, Comtronics’ executive vice president and general counsel, has been with the company since 1999. She has a background in mergers and acquisitions, which she brought to Comtronics. In late March, Security Systems News spoke with Campau about the home security system that she uses.

Former president George W. Bush to speak at ASIS 2017

ASIS looked to include diverse perspectives with this year’s speakers, ASIS CEO says
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05/16/2017

DALLAS—ASIS International recently announced a few speakers for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits to be held here, Sept. 25-28, including president George W. Bush, futurist Scott Klososky, and Boston Marathon bombing investigators Richard DesLauriers and Ed Davis.

Specifically Speaking with Eduardo E. De Diego, PSP

Senior systems analyst for Applied Security Research Associates in Kemptville, Ontario
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05/10/2017

What's your title and role at the company?
As the senior systems analyst, I work closely with clients and the rest of the team here at ASRA to meet clients’ needs. My responsibilities include preparing for design charrettes, crafting Threat Risk Assessments and CPTED studies, conducting equipment research, drafting security management systems designs, and writing specifications and reports. And that is before my first cup of coffee of the day!

Market for smart home sensors is changing

ABI Research predicts more microphones leading to more voice interaction
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05/10/2017

LONDON—ABI Research recently published a report, “The Future of Sensors in the Smart Home,” which looks at how smart home sensors will be changing over the next five years.

Robot Assistance Devices plans for growth

Company president discusses ‘robots-as-a-service’
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05/10/2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.—Robotic Assistance Devices sees a future for robots in physical security and plans to be a leader in that trend.

Industry associations warn against deceptive sales practices

Presentation seems timely ahead of the summer sales season
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05/10/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The Better Business Bureau, the Electronic Security Association, The Monitoring Association, and ADT—as well as targets and victims of deceptive sales practices—gathered here on May 9 to discuss the harm these sales techniques do to customers as well as the industry.

NTT Security releases cybersecurity report

Study puts cyber threats into layman’s terms, giving both practical and technical advice
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05/02/2017

OMAHA, Neb.—NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, has launched its 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR), which highlights the latest ransomware, phishing and DDoS attack trends and demonstrates the impact of today’s threats against global organizations.

ESX announces speaker for Public Safety Luncheon

Criminal defense attorney to look at role of digital forensics in the courtroom
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04/28/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ESX, which is at the Music City Center here June 13-16, announced the main stage speaker for its Public Safety Luncheon: Miles Brissette, a senior criminal trial attorney based in Fort Worth, Texas, who will look at how video surveillance evidence in the courtroom impacts criminal and civil cases.

Specifically Speaking with Mark Bavousett

Senior consultant for WJHW, based in Dallas
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04/26/2017

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SSN News Poll August 2017

Millennials have been a continuing topic among industry educational sessions. Panels and presentations on the generation born between 1980 and 2000 have appeared at PSA-Tec 2017, Honeywell's Connect in November, and now ESX 2017. What's your perspective of millennials in the workplace?