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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.

ESX 2020 canceled

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04/14/2020

DALLAS—Knowing how important ESX is for the electronic security and life safety integration and monitoring professionals that rely on the event for best practice sharing and business advice, leadership held out hope that ESX 2020 would be a go.

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.

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SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.