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Security Director News' ‘20 under 40’ end users face challenges

Relationships, seamless integration all help, they say
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02/13/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.— Collaborating with other departments— especially IT—the practical use of video analytics and biometrics, and seamless integration were among the pressing concerns of young security pros at the TechSec Solutions conference held here in late January.

Critical infrastructure security leaders: We must become 'salesmen,' too

Panelists reflect on how to forge sound and lasting partnerships with integrators and manufacturers
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02/10/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Securing critical infrastructure is always a tall order, but add in the constraints of a tight budget and it becomes an even more daunting challenge.

End user input helps Genetec fine-tune products

‘Misson Control’ approach to go beyond yearly meetings
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02/10/2014

MONTREAL—End users will have more opportunities to tell VMS Genetec what they need and want, top executives and product managers say.

LPR privacy concerns in hands of end users, Genetec says

Video retention, access easily customized
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02/10/2014

MONTREAL—Two weeks after deploying license plate recognition technology, security officials at a Florida airport got a hit on a wanted criminal headed to the airport from its perimeter.

Milestone IPO? Not yet

CEO addresses rumors
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02/10/2014

ORLANDO—Is a Milestone IPO imminent? Not, yet, according to Milestone CEO Lars Thinggaard.

Weather delays sentencing for Y-12 protestors

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02/07/2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—A snowstorm in Tennessee pushed back sentencing of an 84-year-old nun and two other anti-nuclear activists convicted of breaking into one of the government’s most secure facilities, splashing human blood on a uranium-processing building.

Global energy security market to reach $67b by 2018

North America will own a 30 percent global share of the technologically diverse market
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01/31/2014

DALLAS—The global energy security market for power plants is projected to reach $67.9 billion by 2018, up from $49.27 billion in 2013, reflecting a CAGR of 6.6 percent, according to a

New ASIS PCB president: Blurring lines between public, private sectors

Certification for law enforcement helps them ‘sit at the table’
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01/31/2014

NEW YORK—For the first time, an active-duty police officer is presiding over the ASIS Professional Certification Board. Owen J.

And the ASIS person of the year is ...

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01/31/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International has named Joseph D’Amico, New York State Police Superintendent, person of the year. D’Amico will receive the award during the 24th New York City Security Conference & Expo in March.

‘We all need to talk more’

TechSec keynote speaker urges better communication among end users, integrators, manufacturers
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01/29/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Security directors need better relationships with their integrators and with manufacturers, says Harold Grimsley, Florida Blue’s senior director for corporate safety, security and facility operations.

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