Northland Controls News

SIA appoints Brendan McFall to chair RISE professional development programme

Brendan McFall, Technical Project Manager, Northland Controls, has become the new chair of the SIA RISE Networking Group, volunteering his time to support career resources for young professionals in the security industry. Supporting young professionals SIA RISE offers networking events, job resources, scholarships and professional development to young professionals at SIA Member companies. SIA RISE next will host a complimentary SIA RISE Happy Hour during ISC West 2018 at the Rockhouse, locate...

PSA announces committee members for 2017-2018 term

PSA announced the new roster of committee members as well as chair and vice chair appointments. Each PSA Committee is made up of representatives from PSA owner companies who have expertise within the committee’s specific functional areas. This year, all committees will welcome back returning members from the previous term as well as at least one new member to their groups. Overall, there are 18 PSA integrator companies represented including three first-year owner companies, Preferred Techn...

PSA Security Network announces 2-day education track line-up during ISC West 2017

Focus areas include cybersecurity, marketing, leadership, RMR, project management, and technical topics PSA Security Network, an electronic security cooperative, announced it will host an ISC West 2017 education track with sessions and a workshop during ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 4-5, 2017. Various PSA Committee members, staff, and other industry experts will lead the eight sessions that are included in the PSA Track. Focus areas include cybersecurity, marketing, le...

PSA Security Board of Directors changes

Elections were held on May 5, 2015 at the Annual Stockholder Meeting held in conjunction with TEC 2015 PSA Security Network®, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, recently announced changes to its Board of Directors. Elections were held on May 5, 2015 at the Annual Stockholder Meeting held in conjunction with TEC 2015. The following PSA owners were elected or appointed to positions on the Board: Ron Oetjen, Securadyne Systems, Chairman of the Boar...

2015 WSC Women of the Year winners to be honoured at ISC West 2015

The award program lauds the top female professionals in the security market in a variety of categories The Women’s Security Council, a network of successful professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the security industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 WSC Women of the Year awards. The award program lauds the top female professionals in the security market in a variety of categories. This year’s 2015 Women of the Year include...

Designing security systems: Project management techniques

Access control and video surveillance technologies are expensive to buy and install. So it’s important that end users make sure they get a system that works the way it is supposed to work and the way they want it to work. To that end, the principles of project management can help end users find an integrator and to manage the work of installing or upgrading security systems. If you are experienced with security technologies, you might consider managing the project yourself. If not, consi...