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Security Industry Association announces the 2021 agenda and speaker lineup for AcceleRISE event

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2021 agenda and speaker lineup for AcceleRISE: The Challenge, an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry. The 2021 AcceleRISE event – taking place virtually August 23-25 – will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “AcceleRISE is a unique learning experience for up-...

Electronic Security Association releases the full educational line-up for their upcoming virtual experience ESX 2021

The 2021 Electronic Security Expo (ESX), presented by Electronic Security Association (ESA), releases the full educational line-up for its upcoming virtual experience, which will take place online from June 15-17. In addition to the main stage presentations and virtual networking opportunities, the three-day virtual event includes 24+ educational sessions across four tracks, designed specifically for security professionals. Specific business challenge In keeping with the event’s theme,...

ISC West unveils a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event

ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has recently unveiled a robust lineup of event details for the upcoming ISC West 2021 event. Taking place July 19-21 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Las Vegas, ISC West proceeds into May with positive momentum and an optimistic outlook, as developments regarding vaccine distribution, Las Vegas re-openings, and trade event approvals have continued to move in an encouraging direction. Public safety...

Customers who protect their home with ADT can now get a 29% discount on home and auto insurance with Branch Insurance

Branch Insurance, which pioneered bundling home and car insurance online, announces a strategic partnership with ADT, a renowned provider of security and smart home solutions, to offer ADT home security customers discounts on their home and car insurance. This collaborative effort blends ADT's industry bespoke professional monitoring service for intrusion, smoke, carbon monoxide, and flood detection with Branch's instant-pricing model to create quicker, easier, and more affordable insurance for...

Looking back at 2020: Security mergers and acquisitions continue despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...

Reed Exhibitions unveils event schedule and keynote speaker for ISC West 2020

ISC West will occur as scheduled March 17th through 20th, 2020. The show is not being cancelled or postponed. The Show’s planning closely follows the CDC guidelines, local and state public health authorities and the US State Department/Federal Government travel rules related to the COVID-19 virus. Reed Exhibitions and the Show team are monitoring updates from the CDC and the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) which continue to indicate low risk of exposure to the virus in the United S...

Top ten security industry mergers and acquisitions of 2018

Consolidation persisted in the physical security industry in 2018, and big companies such as Motorola, Canon and UTC continued to make moves. Also among the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) news in 2018 was a high-profile bankruptcy (that ended well), continuing consolidation in the integrator market, and the creation of a new entity called “LenelS2.” Here’s a look at the Top 10 M&A stories in 2018: 1. Motorola acquires Avigilon Motorola Solutions announced in Februar...

Arecont Vision appoints Matthew McCoy as its new Director of Strategic Accounts

McCoy will be responsible for driving sales at Arecont Vision’s select national systems integrators Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the appointment of Matthew McCoy as the Company’s new Director of Strategic Accounts. Mr. McCoy is a 25+ year veteran in the security industry, where he has developed and refined his skills with companies such as ADT/Tyco, Convergint and most recently with Avigilon.  “M...

Electronic Security Association announces winners of ESA SECURE+ Awards

SECURE+ is a special designation to identify members who install home automation and integrated services The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced winners of the ESA SECURE+ Awards. The awards showcase how SECURE+ integrators are making their customers’ lives not only safer and more secure, but also simpler, more energy efficient and convenient. SECURE+ is a special designation offered by ESA to identify members who install home automation and integrated servi...

ADT donates $500,000 to Florida Atlantic University for on-campus stadium

ADT has signed a sponsorship agreement, which recognises the company as the exclusive security provider of FAU athletics The Florida Atlantic University athletics department recently received a gift of $500,000 for its on-campus stadium from Boca Raton-based ADT. In appreciation, a large clock featuring the company’s iconic blue logo will be mounted on the exterior of FAU Stadium, which welcomes thousands of guests at football games and other events throughout the year....

ADT and Southern California SCE delivers interactive home management platform with ADT Pulse SM

ADT PulseSM allows customers to arm and disarm their security systems and access real-time video ADT and Southern California Edison (SCE) are providing SCE customers with energy management and reporting capabilities through ADT PulseSM, an interactive home management platform that allows customers to arm and disarm their security systems, control thermostats, turn on and off small appliances and lights, access real-time video, and lock and unlock doors. ADT Pulse can connect...

Enterprise software provider Quantum Secure reports another banner year at ASIS 2012

Quantum Secure continues to strengthen its position with strategic acquisitions in a variety of industries Quantum Secure, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, reports another banner year at ASIS 2012, highlighted by record revenues, new products and features, continued profitable growth and a host of new customers. Quantum Secure continues to strengthe...