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Bill Bozeman, Jim Henry to receive Security Legend Award

Inaugural award winners to be honored at SecurityNext Conference next month in New Orleans
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01/15/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce our inaugural Security Legend Award, which recognizes security industry professionals who have been leaders throughout their careers, and who continue to selflessly give back to help push the industry forward.

Craig Leyers promoted to president of ADS Security

Leyers succeeds John Cerasuolo, who served as president for 12 years
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01/15/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a division of Vector Security Inc., announced the promotion of Craig Leyers to president.

Anixter accepts $4.5 billion buyout offer from WESCO

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01/15/2020

PITTSBURGH and GLENVIEW, Ill.—After a month-long bidding war with an affiliate of private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, which first proposed purchasing Anixter for $3.8 billion in October 2019, the Glenview, Illinois-based company announced a merger agreement with Pittsburgh-based WESCO International.

ASIS CEO Peter O’Neil joins Mission 500 Advisory Board

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01/14/2020

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charity dedicated to serving the needs of children, families and communities in crisis across the United States, announced the addition of ASIS International CEO Peter J. O'Neil to its Advisory Board.

Silvertrac Software joins Trackforce Valiant

Security workforce management solution expands presence in SMB market
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01/13/2020

SAN DIEGO—On January 10, 2020, Trackforce Valiant, an all-in-one solution to automate security workforce management, announced its acquisition of Silvertrac Software, Capterra’s security guard management software, to expand its portfolio in the security guard market. 

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SSN News Poll March 2020

With the Consumer Electronics Show wrapping up last week in Las Vegas, the show’s influence on and relevance for the security industry becomes increasingly more apparent, as new technology is disrupting and changing the way the industry looks at providing security. This month’s News Poll looks to see just how influential the show is getting.