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SIA reveals Securing New Ground 2019 details

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12/05/2018

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association recently announced that next year’s Securing New Ground conference will be held Oct. 29 to 30, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City.

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.

How I Use My System: Kevin Link

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11/20/2018

As Per Mar Security Services’ senior manager of technical services, Kevin Link oversees the company’s tech services and centralized service dispatch departments. Link has been with Per Mar for 22 years. In late October, he talked with Security Systems News about the security panel he has at home.

Specifically Speaking with Mark M. Hankewycz, CPP

Principal, Security & Technology, for M2H Protection, based in Frederick, Md.
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11/20/2018

I’m the president and principal of M2H Protection, a small security and technology consulting firm located in Frederick, Md. I manage the day-to-day security and technology consulting activities. M2H is a service disabled veteran owned small business and our business is mainly focused on working with architects and engineers on new construction and renovations. While our core business is in the mid-Atlantic, our customers take us all over the globe.

SSN News Poll: Readers weigh in on cyber trends

60 percent of respondents see end users budgeting more for cyber
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11/20/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—The Security Industry Association recently released a benchmarking study that outlined potential cyber risks and the emerging technologies that could help protect systems. Security Systems News’ readers shared some of their opinions on end user attitudes and rising threats that were outlined in the report.

Five Questions: Travis Miller

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11/14/2018

Travis Miller joined Alert 360—the new brand name for both Central Security Group and Guardian Security Systems—in October as the vice president of dealer development. “My role coming in is to really help them strengthen their dealer program and grow that channel, while also looking at acquisitions of companies, acquisition of accounts. The company is just aggressively looking to grow over the next three to five years,” Miller said. In late October, Security Systems News asked Miller five questions.

ESA announces details for 2019 leadership summit

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11/14/2018

IRVING, Texas—ESA recently announced the dates, location, schedule and speakers for its 2019 Leadership Summit: the executive level event will be held Jan. 28-31 in Austin, Texas.

Five Questions: Eric Moe

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10/24/2018

Eric Moe was recently promoted and is now Milestone System’s director of sales North America, in charge of both field sales and inside channel management for alignment under a common reporting line. He has been with Milestone since 2013, moving from director of sales operations responsible for inside sales, partner service and sales support, partner & business development.

FAA bill to impact security industry

Bill sets policies for not just drones but security technology as well
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10/24/2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Trump signed into law on Oct. 5, H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, a bill that provides a roadmap for FAA-related policies, programs and procedures that will impact the security industry in a number of ways, from the use of counter-drone measures to the expanded use of CCTV and biometric technology within airports.

Larry Folsom recognized with SIA award

Folsom to receive Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award
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10/17/2018

SILVER SPRING, Md.—SIA recently named Larry Folsom as this year’s recipient of the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award, which recognizes security professionals who foster collaboration in the industry. The award will be presented at the SIA Honors Night on Nov. 14 in New York City.

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SSN News Poll January 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season shortly behind, and with companies already planning the budget for 2019, it’s getting time to look ahead at what the new year will hold for the industry. What do you see as top trends for 2019?