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Sarah Flanagan returns to SSN as publisher

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10/16/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—Sarah Flanagan returns to United Publications and Security Systems News as publisher, where she will oversee sales, marketing, audience development and circulation.

U.S. Commerce Dept. adds 28 Chinese organizations to its Entity List

Dahua, Hikvision and several AI and voice recognition companies named
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10/15/2019

WASHINGTON—The Bureau of Industry and Security of the Department of Commerce announced that it will add 28 Chinese governmental and commercial organizations to the Entity List for engaging in or enabling activities contrary to the foreign policy interests of the United St

SIA announces Securing New Ground 2019 speakers

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10/11/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Top c-level executives and security directors will headline at Securing New Ground (SNG) 2019, October 29-30 in New York City at the Grand Hyatt New York in Manhattan, with topics ranging from the humanity of security to consumer trends to managing corp

CONSULT 2019 set for New Mexico

Top consultants to meet for technical security symposium
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10/10/2019

ANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M.—Approximately 76 consultants, representing 59 companies, as well as representatives from 27 manufacturers, and select integrators and guest speakers, are set to converge here, Oct. 19-22, for CONSULT 2019.

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.

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.

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SSN News Poll December 2019

They say data is the new oil, but are we really leveraging all of the data that is being produced today? In this month’s News Poll we look to see what you are doing with your company and customers’ data.