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Women in Security: Donna Chapman

Industry has come a long way, but more needs to be done
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12/09/2019

After working with a manufacturing company for 7 years, having the opportunity to serve multiple roles, Donna Chapman, now of ASSA ABLOY, was seeking a new challenge with potential for career advancement.

Women in Security: Kelle Shanks

Security veteran talks about her success in a male-dominated industry
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12/09/2019

When asked what it has been like to work in a primarily male-dominated industry for the past 26 years, Convergint Technologies’ Kelle Shanks said being a woman actually helped her stand out.

Women in Security: Eva Mach

Leading companies is second nature for business-savvy integrator
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12/09/2019

Eva Mach of Pro-Tec Design, a 100 percent employee-owned company that specializes in security, credits her parents for instilling in her from an early age the absolute conviction that she can be whatever she set her mind to be and her husband with encouraging and supporting her all the way.

Women in Security: Shanna Gray

Gate Logic Security president says the industry chose her
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12/09/2019

Sometimes professionals don’t pick the security industry, it chooses them. As is the case with Shanna Gray, president of Gate Logic Security, who never aspired to work in the security industry to begin with.

Women in Security: Joey Rao-Russell

Industry pro sees bright future for women in security
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12/09/2019

Coming from a family with many members involved in law enforcement, Joey Rao-Russell, president and CEO, Kimberlite Corporation Sonitrol got into the security industry by accident.

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: Jessica Burton of Seagate Technology

Burton sees a bright future for women in security
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11/27/2018

CUPERTINO, Calif.—Jessica Burton has more than 10 years of experience in IT storage, and is currently the global surveillance product marketing manager at Seagate Technology, where she has been for the past two years. Prior to her current position at Seagate, she was the worldwide product marketing manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, working on the storage, server and cloud portfolios. She also previously worked for HP as the global business planning and product manager.

SSN marks 10 years of celebrating Women in Security

This year features women from JCI, Resideo, CMS and others
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11/27/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—For the 10th consecutive year, Security Systems News has the honor of featuring several outstanding Women in Security, each of whom has stood out in her company and within the industry. This year’s profiles include women from different areas of the business, including commercial integrators, manufacturers and monitoring centers.

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.

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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.