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Steve Van Till to receive SIA’s 2019 Lippert Award

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10/08/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) selected Steve Van Till, co-founder, president and CEO of Brivo, as the 2019 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award.

State of the physical access control market, part II

Market gaps and strengths, and a future look into physical access control
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10/02/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security brands and companies offer varying technologies, products and services within the physical access control (PAC) market today; therefore, all security companies and professionals must work extra hard to stay relevant.

Five Questions: Scott Brothers, Oncam

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10/02/2019

Scott Brothers, COO, Oncam, believes all great companies are built on a foundation of diverse individuals coming together to share and execute against a vision.

Readers see a need for more diversity within security

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09/25/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates.

New book for security integrators written from the customer’s perspective

Equips readers with tools, knowledge to close more sales, enhance customer relationships
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09/24/2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Security industry veteran Daniel Schmelzer has brought to market an easy-to-read guide book, “Securing Trust: A Guide for Security Technology Sales Professionals Written from the Customer’s Perspective,” written to equip today’s security integrators with th

Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) celebrates one-year anniversary

Q&A reveals alliance’s progress, achievements and plans for 2020
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09/17/2019

This month, the Open Security and Safety Alliance (OSSA) celebrates its one-year anniversary, and SSN is so excited to congratulate this alliance and celebrate alongside each and every member.

SIA, ALAS and CANASA coalition in favor of USMCA

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09/11/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the Latin American Security Association (ALAS) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have formed a coalition to urge the U.S.

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.

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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.