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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.

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.”

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.

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.

Specifically Speaking with Scott Bain

Founder and CEO of SecuroGroup & Safer City Convergence Server (vGRID) based in Aukland, New Zealand
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07/19/2019

SSN caught up with Scott Bain, founder and CEO of SecuroGroup & Safer City Convergence Server (vGRID) based in Aukland, New Zealand for our monthly feature.

Federal government aims to modernize physical security practices

Government agencies intend to evolve their security approach to address changing technology, threats and budgets.
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07/19/2019

WASHINGTON—The Security Industry Association’s 16th annual GovSummit in Washington, D.C. was jam-packed with sessions outlining the physical security challenges the federal government is facing and what the security industry can do to help address them.

ESA launches new, customizable, member-only Training as a Service (TaaS) to fast-track new hires

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06/24/2019

DALLAS—ESA’s National Training School launched Training as a Service (TaaS), a customizable, industry-professional-designed, member-only learning experience, offering two tracks to assist security professionals in developing needed work skills.

Guardian Protection teams up MiLB, becomes official smart home security partner

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06/21/2019

PITTSBURGH and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Security solutions provider, Guardian Protection, recently announced a new partnership with Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) to become the “Official Smart Home Security Partner of MiLB” and the “Preferred Partner” of targeted MiLB teams across the country.

Mission 500 announces new board of director members

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06/20/2019

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., recently announced the addition of five new board of director members.

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SSN News Poll July 2020

With the coronavirus keeping us all grounded for now, and with the future still not clear as to how long it will take us all to get back to some type of normalcy, this month’s News Poll looks to gauge readers thoughts and feelings on the immediate and long-term future of in-person conferences.