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New academic security program takes proactive approach

University of Phoenix offering bachelor’s degree in security, criminal justice and tech
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10/09/2015

WASHINGTON—Mark Logan, the assistant dean of the University of Phoenix’s Security and Criminal Justice program, wants to make everyone comfortable where they live.

ISC East picks up steam, organizer says

Growing show focuses on hot topics this year
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10/05/2015

NORWALK, Conn.—Cyber security melding with physical security, dealers and installers competing with the DIY market, law enforcement’s wearable cameras: All will be hot topics at this year’s ISC East conference, scheduled for Nov. 18-19 in New York City.

With managed services and the cloud: The integrator needs to be focused on the ground

Guest Commentary: Feenics' Sam Shalaby on SaaS
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09/23/2015

Software as a Service (SaaS) is becoming an increasingly prevalent delivery model, as technologies that support these services mature. Yet, getting security system integrators to adopt this business model has proven to be challenging.

Specifically Speaking with René Rieder Jr.

Associate Principal, Arup, New York
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09/21/2015

What kinds of security projects do you focus on at Arup?

ASIS announces Accolades winners

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09/21/2015

ANAHEIM, Calif.—ASIS announced 10 manufacturer winners of this year’s ASIS Accolades. The awards recognize innovative new product and service solutions. The association also named a Judges Choice winner. Winners will be honored during the networking luncheon held here on Monday, Sept. 28. Winners and ASIS booth numbers are listed below.

North America will lead card-based access control

Global market to grow at around 11 percent CAGR over the next five years
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09/16/2015

AUNDH, India—Future Market Insights, a research firm based here, projects that the card-based electronic access control market in North America will grow from around $2 billion in 2014 to $3 billion by 2020, with a CAGR between 7 and 8 percent.

The security industry gives back

Twenty-three percent of companies reward employees for volunteering
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09/16/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine—Systems integration firm SSI founded Allegiant Giving to aid veterans and residential security company Alliance Security donates systems to domestic abuse victims. SSI and Alliance are not alone in their charitable efforts—Security Systems News’ latest News Poll shows 89 percent of responding companies involve themselves in charities.

Industry goes to bat for children in need

Mission 500 softball game raises $75,000
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09/15/2015

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Representatives from dozens of security companies raised nearly $75,000 in a fundraising softball game Sept. 12, held by Mission 500, the nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis.

Guest Commentary: Liability issues that face today's security management

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09/11/2015

First, let me admit, before my career path took me into the security sector, I used to be one of the “bad guys.”

Lippert Award given to Frank De Fina posthumously

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09/10/2015

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association today announced that Frank De Fina, former senior director, strategic sales, for Hikvision USA, will receive the 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award posthumously.

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