WORCESTER, Mass.— Loss prevention specialists were encouraged to embrace new technology and to network and form partnerships with law enforcement at the eighth annual conference of the New England Organized Retail Crime Alliance, which convened here last month.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Safety in the cloud, the battle for decision-making with video surveillance and the affect of retail-focused security technology on other vertical markets are among the topics that will be examined and debated at TechSec 2015, the security industry’s p
Bob Schott was recently hired as director of information technology at Security Partners, a wholesale monitoring company based in Lancaster, Pa. In his new position, Schott will oversee all aspects of IT in Security Partners’ three central stations.
Andre Greco is the new VP of sales and marketing for Columbus, Ohio-based systems integrator Xentry Systems Integration. He’ll focus on driving strategic sales and marketing programs that enhance brand awareness and market share.
WASHINGTON—Uncertainties surrounding the General Service Administration’s new schedule pricing policies for products and services need to be further examined, according to Jake Parker, government relations director at the Security Industry Association.
WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The North American market for physical security equipment and services is poised to exceed $61 billion by 2018, up from $44.4 billion in revenues in 2013, according to a new report, “Physical Security Equipment & Services Report—2014,” from IHS Research, a market research firm based here.
YARMOUTH, Maine—The members of Security Systems News’ and Security Director News’ “20 under 40” classes of 2014 will be announced in October and honored at a special reception at TechSec Solutions, the premier conference dedicated to new and emerging security technology, conference organizers announced.
FORT WORTH, Texas—The North American physical security market for marine ports is expected to maintain consistent growth over the next five years, due in part to the perception of the government that critical infrastructure facilities are prime targets for terrorists, according to a new report from MicroMarketMonitor, a market research company based here.
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