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Security industry goes virtual during crisis

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03/25/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As more and more city-based governments across the U.S. order residents to “shelter in place” and “non-essential” businesses to close, it is refreshing to see security considered an “essential” business, and to see how the industry has transitioned, almost seamlessly, to the virtual world.

Security industry mourns sudden loss of 2GIG’s Scott Simon

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03/23/2020

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Scott Simon, security industry trailblazer and co-founder of 2GIG Technologies, passed away suddenly, according to Lance Dean, with whom he co-founded 2GIG.

Leading security associations join forces

Teaming up helps deliver increased services to global security leaders
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03/23/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery and rebuilding efforts of their diverse group of 34,000 member professionals and over 1,000 member companies.

Mission 500 announces awards for 2020

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03/20/2020

MIAMI—Non-profit, charitable organization that engages security professionals to assist families in crisis across the U.S., Mission 500, announced the winners of its annual Humanitarian Award—George Fletcher, president, DMF Consulting and its Corporate Social Responsibili

SIA welcomes new chairman, announces executive committee

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03/19/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new chairman, announced its 2020 executive committee and welcomed five new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, March 17.

ISC West rescheduled for July 20-22

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03/13/2020

LAS VEGAS— Reed Exhibitions announced that ISC West, originally scheduled for March 17-20, has being rescheduled for July 20-22, 2020, here at the Sands Expo Center.

ISC West postponed until July

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03/06/2020

NORWALK, Conn.—Reed Exhibitions, organizers of ISC West, announced the 2020 conference and expo, which was scheduled to be held March 17-20, will now occur in July at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas (dates to be announced soon). 

Five Questions with David Barnard of RS2

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03/04/2020

Security Systems News recently caught up with David Barnard, executive vice president of sales and marketing, RS2 Technologies, to chat about life and the industry, including the rise of the millennial workforce, data security and privacy.

Cutting through the AI, ML hype

Two experts share exactly where the security industry is with this technology
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02/26/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Future possibilities for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are endless and stretch as far as the imagination can go, and continue to be hot topics of discussion among security professionals.

Retention and training go hand-in-hand

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02/25/2020

Data tells us that there is a worldwide turnover rate of about 10.9 percent. According to the Bureau for Labor Statistics’ 2018 report, the national turnover rate for the average U.S. company hovers right around 44.3 percent.

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SSN News Poll September 2020

With so many companies working from home, combined with using more online and virtual events and meetings, malicious cyber activity has been increasing as cyber criminals take advantage of so many people letting their guard down during this time. This month's News Poll looks to gauge what SSN readers are experiencing.