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SSN editor part of upcoming TMA Virtual Town Hall

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05/27/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—To continue to drive community and togetherness, as well as offer practical, usable information to the industry during uncertain times of COVID, The Monitoring Association (TMA) started hosting the “Weekly Virtual Town Hall.” 

News Poll: Industry weighs in on future of in-person conferences

Half of respondents don't see them happening in 2020, with another 50 percent saying they won't attend if they are held
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05/27/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the coronavirus keeping us all grounded for now, and with the future still not clear as to how long it will take us to get back to some type of normalcy, this month’s SSN News Poll looked to gauge readers' thoughts and feelings on the immediate and long-term future of in-person conferences.

Specifically Speaking with Forrest Gist

Global Technology Lead at Jacobs Physical Security Solutions based in Dallas
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05/20/2020

DALLAS—Security Systems News speaks with Forrest Gist, Global Technology Lead at Jacobs Physical Security Solutions based in Dallas, for our Specifically Speaking feature.

New SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program available

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05/18/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship program.

SSN News Poll: Security companies struggling to get funding through the CARES Act

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05/13/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—While the recent announcement of a second round of CARES Act funding for small businesses is good news, many are wondering if it will make it into the hands of the companies that need it most, as the first round of funding ran out quickly with several problems reported.

GSX 2020 considering virtual event

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05/08/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International President Godfried Hendriks and CEO Peter J. O’Neil sent a joint letter to members today, providing an update on the what the organization is considering for the upcoming Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2020, scheduled to take place Sept. 21-23 in Atlanta, Ga., including the possibility of a virtual event.

Fresh Value Supermarkets invest in customer, team member wellness

Loss prevention VP ensures security, health in grocery shopping environment
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04/23/2020

TRUSSVILLE, Ala.—For approximately 24 years, Randy Guarneri, CFE, CFI and Security Systems News“ 40 under 40” Class of 2019 winner has dedicated his professional security career to the loss prevention industry, serving in many roles for brands such as Winn-Dixie, Harris Teeter, Saks Fifth Avenue, Family Dollar and EZPawn.

Five Questions with Bob Appleby

ADI North America's VP and GM talks about his brush with fame, why he chose security and the one book managers should read
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04/22/2020

AUSTIN, Texas—Recently appointed as Vice President and General Manager, ADI North America, Bob Appleby has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical distribution industry, working to ensure patients and healthcare providers had access to the drugs they needed.

News Poll: Coronavirus severely affecting security industry

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04/21/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Final results are in for this month’s news poll — one of the most participated in polls Security Systems News has done to date — showing that companies are being severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Brivo research illustrates impact on American workforce

Access audits show how many are staying home, track changes in real time
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04/15/2020

BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo recently unveiled findings from access audits the company is doing as it tracks the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the American workforce, helping to quantify how many are currently working from home, and track the process as the nation heads back to the office.

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SSN News Poll July 2020

With the coronavirus keeping us all grounded for now, and with the future still not clear as to how long it will take us all to get back to some type of normalcy, this month’s News Poll looks to gauge readers thoughts and feelings on the immediate and long-term future of in-person conferences.