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Women in Security: Maureen Carlo

Active involvement in SIA, PSA has helped to shape her career
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12/09/2019

Everyone has a unique story as to how they decided to choose their career path and the same holds true for professionals in the security industry. Maureen Carlo, business development manager of BCDVideo’s story began as a communications consultant selling wireless voice and data technologies.

Women in Security: Kasia Hanson

Intel veteran brings IT expertise and passion to security industry
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12/09/2019

Although Intel’s Kasia Hanson is “newer to the industry,” as she puts it, she has been impressed with the pace at which the industry is moving to grow diversity.

Women in Security: Min Kyriannis

Cybersecurity pro advocates for women and diversity in security
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12/09/2019

As a very technical person, Min Kyriannis, associate, cybersecurity & technology business development, Jaros, Baum & Bolles, started her career in IT and networking, but she also drifted into more creative pursuits. “I decided to design; I did a jack of all trades,” she said.

Women in Security: Rebecca Bayne

Industry leader says don’t be afraid to “be the red car”
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12/09/2019

As a successful business owner in the security industry, Rebecca Bayne of Bayne Consulting and Search, tells other women in the industry to not be afraid to “be the red car” on the racetrack filled with yellow cars — men.

Women in Security: Mary Beth Shaughnessy

Reed Exhibitions veteran shines as ISC Events Director
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12/09/2019

Mary Beth Shaughnessy, who is active in the SIA Women in Security Forum, is first to point out that the group’s mission is to promote, recruit and cultivate the leadership of women for a more inclusive and diversified industry.

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.

Women in Security: Susan Hunter of Security 101

Hunter says industry has come a long way, but there’s still work to be done
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11/27/2018

NORFOLK, Va.—Susan Hunter opened the Security 101 Hampton Roads office in 2013, drawing on her experience as a data analyst in the Air Force. Her military background and the skills and IT knowledge she gained while serving has helped in her role leading a highly successful Security 101 franchise location here, focused on commercial system integration from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg.

Women in Security: Angie Wong of Ojo Technology Inc.

We need more women in leadership roles, says Wong
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11/27/2018

FREMONT, Calif.—Angie Wong, president of Ojo Technology Inc., an integration company based here, started an IT networking company back in 1994, and in 2002, after the dot-com bust, was looking for a more viable business plan.

Women in Security: Lisa Roy of JCI

With nearly 25 years in the industry, Roy reflects on where we are today
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11/27/2018

MILWAUKEE—As VP of commercial sales, Lisa Roy leads commercial sales for Johnson Controls Building Technologies and Solutions Group in North America, which includes all lines of business—systems, services and energy performance contracting.

Women in Security: Rose Sabourin of CMS

Sabourin reflects on how the landscape of security has changed over her past 24 years
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11/27/2018

LONGWOOD, Fla.—In early November, Rose Sabourin marked 24 years with CMS, the wholesale monitoring center based here.

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Poll

SSN News Poll April 2020

As the industry moves to more of a managed services model — PSA’s Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program is good proof of that — this month’s News Poll looks at what companies are doing to increase their overall RMR through this type of business model.