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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.

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.

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.”

Montreal montage: a collection of moments from Genetec’s 2019 Press Summit

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07/24/2019

Montreal—Just last week, I was enjoying cool temperatures, great food and Canadian hospitality while learning about Genetec and hot topics in security.

ASIS announces lineup of keynote speakers for GSX 2019

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07/19/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International announced its keynote lineup for the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, to be held Sept.

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SSN News Poll January 2020

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently identified the key “megatrends” that are impacting the security industry as we move into 2020. This month’s News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines.