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ISC West 2020 to take place in October

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04/09/2020

NORWALK, Conn.—ISC Security Events Team sent an email to ISC West exhibitors announcing that ISC West will now take place October 5-8 at Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

Five Questions with Nigel Waterton

SSN gets to know industry veteran, now with Arcules
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04/08/2020

IRVINE, Calif.—Nigel Waterton recently joined Arcules as chief revenue officer, having led winning sales and operations teams for more than 22 years. Waterton is a 10-year veteran of Aronson Security Group (ASG). Security Systems News caught up with him to ask him Five Questions.

Mission 500 announces collaboration with Feeding America

Partnership to provide one million meals to families in need during covid-19 pandemic
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04/07/2020

MIAMI—To help aid families in crisis across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission 500 has announced a partnership with the U.S. hunger relief organization, Feeding America, and is calling upon the professional security industry for support.

Are thermal cameras our best defense against COVID-19?

Industry consultant assesses the benefits and shortcomings of using this technology during the current pandemic
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04/01/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Thermal cameras and devices are being used today during the coronavirus outbreak to help detect elevated temperatures in humans, providing a first line of defense in at least identifying those who are exhibiting signs of a fever.

Security industry gets some relief with $2 trillion stimulus package

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03/30/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—President Trump enacted the $2 trillion stimulus package on March 27, which provides several provisions that impact and affect the security industry, including relief for small businesses, loan forgiveness and unemployment assistance.

Specifically Speaking with Andrei L. Ivan

Physical Security manager at 1898 and Co., a part of Burns & McDonnell
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03/25/2020

Security Systems News caught up with Andrei L. Ivan, Security manager at 1898 and Co., a part of Burns & McDonnell based in Kansas City, Mo. for our monthly Specifically Speaking feature on security consultants.

Security industry goes virtual during crisis

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03/25/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As more and more city-based governments across the U.S. order residents to “shelter in place” and “non-essential” businesses to close, it is refreshing to see security considered an “essential” business, and to see how the industry has transitioned, almost seamlessly, to the virtual world.

Security industry mourns sudden loss of 2GIG’s Scott Simon

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03/23/2020

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Scott Simon, security industry trailblazer and co-founder of 2GIG Technologies, passed away suddenly, according to Lance Dean, with whom he co-founded 2GIG.

Leading security associations join forces

Teaming up helps deliver increased services to global security leaders
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03/23/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have entered into a partnership to best aid in the COVID-19 recovery and rebuilding efforts of their diverse group of 34,000 member professionals and over 1,000 member companies.

Mission 500 announces awards for 2020

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03/20/2020

MIAMI—Non-profit, charitable organization that engages security professionals to assist families in crisis across the U.S., Mission 500, announced the winners of its annual Humanitarian Award—George Fletcher, president, DMF Consulting and its Corporate Social Responsibili

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SSN News Poll May 2020

With the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) already transitioned to an all-digital business model and experts talking about a 2020 recession due to the coronavirus outbreak, this month’s News Poll looks at how companies are directly impacted.