PSA announced the new roster of committee members as well as chair and vice chair appointments. Overall, there are 18 PSA integrator companies represented including three first-year owner companies, Preferred Technologies, SGI Matrix and Security Centres International Limited.
Honeywell, a provider of products, software and technologies for connected buildings and homes, has named Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell’s global fire business.
The City of Sandy Springs, a suburb of metro Atlanta, passed an ordinance that became effective as of Sept. 1, 2017, which will force alarm companies to pay false alarm fees and fines, regardless of reason and without establishing culpability.
Certain industries seem to attract people who are naturally dedicated to serving and protecting others. In my time covering the security industry, especially a time such as this, I am pleased to say that there seems to be common thread among the people I meet at tradeshows, conferences, and in interviews: These are people devoted to helping others.
Red Hawk Fire & Security, a provider of fire, life safety and security services, is providing resources and integrated systems expertise as a charter donor for the command and control center at the new National Sport Security Laboratory (NSSL) at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).
On Sept. 1, 2017, George Oliver, formerly president and COO of Johnson Controls, assumed the role of chairman and CEO. This action accelerates the move of Oliver to his new position six months earlier than previously announced.
According to a study by TMR Research, a provider of customized market research and consulting services to business entities, rising awareness of safety and security is resulting in greater demand for video surveillance systems across the world.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.