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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

What's your role at the company?

Five Questions: Sean Flint

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04/26/2017

Sean Flint joined Convergint in May of 2016 as senior vice president, Eastern operations. Originally from Massachusetts, he has lived in Rochester, N.Y. since 1998. Security Systems News caught up with Flint and asked him five questions.

News Poll: Data analytics has value in the industry

Most say that operational efficiency and business intelligence are key uses
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04/19/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Data analytics and big data are big topics in the industry, coming up at several industry events—but is there value in it?

ISC West 2017 sees record attendance

More than 30,000 professionals attended, show floor had 200 new exhibitors
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04/19/2017

LAS VEGAS—Many of the companies Security Systems News talked with on the ISC West 2017 show floor commented on the good attendance. Following the show, Sherida Sessa, industry vice president for ISC Events, told SSN, “All of the metrics are up.”

ASIS announces enhancements to this year’s show in Dallas

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04/19/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, an association for security management professionals worldwide, announced new schedule changes and enhancements to its lineup of top networking events for its 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), convening Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, Texas.

How I Use My System: Dustin Vermast

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04/12/2017

Dustin Vermast is the strategic project manager with Security ONE, a full-service security company based out of Leamington, Ontario. Prior to joining the company about a year ago, “I spent the better part of my career in finance, in the banking industry,” Vermast said. Joining the security industry allowed him to pursue a passion for technology, he added. Vermast talked with Security Systems News in early March about his home alarm system

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SSN News Poll January 2018

ADT recently announced its finalized acquisition of DATASHIELD and the new brand of ADT Cybersecurity. What are your thoughts on physical security companies in the cybersecurity space?