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Larry Anderson

Editor, SourceSecurity.com

An experienced journalist and long-time presence in the US security industry, Larry is SourceSecurity.com's eyes and ears in the fast-changing security marketplace, attending industry and corporate events, interviewing security leaders and contributing original editorial content to the site. He leads SourceSecurity.com US Edition's team of dedicated editorial and content professionals, guiding the "editorial roadmap" to ensure the site provides the most relevant content for security professionals. Larry also commissions Expert Commentary / Thought Leadership features, providing a platform for the industry's top executives to comment on the dynamic security marketplace.

From 1996 to 2008, Larry was editor of "Access Control & Security Systems" magazine and its affiliated website. He has written numerous articles for and about some of the largest companies in the security industry. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Georgia State University with a minor in marketing.

Round Table contributions by Larry Anderson

Are mergers and acquisitions good or bad for the security industry?
Are mergers and acquisitions good or bad for the security industry?

Comment: There are many examples when a merger or acquisition has clearly had a negative impact on the company being acquired. Successful entrepreneurial...

How can IP networked systems adapt to lost connectivity?
How can IP networked systems adapt to lost connectivity?

Comment: Assuming localised power, networked video and security edge devices continue to operate in the case of a network outage. Cameras continue to...

What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?
What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?

Comment: Depending on the customer and the system provider, any number of things could happen, none of them pleasant. If a system doesn't deliver on the...

What security applications are best suited to smartphone apps?
What security applications are best suited to smartphone apps?

Comment: Almost any security application is suited to a smartphone app – and many (if not most) of them are moving in that direction. Increasingly,...

Articles by Larry Anderson

Simplifying control room design for end users and system integratorsSimplifying control room design for end users and system integrators
Some end users and integrators are daunted by the idea of designing control rooms, but they shouldn’t be. “It’s not difficult to design because we will help,” says...
Diving into AI and deep learning at NVIDIA’s San Jose ConferenceDiving into AI and deep learning at NVIDIA’s San Jose Conference
A technology poised to transform the physical security market is deep learning, which is a neural network approach to machine learning, differentiated by an ability to train using large data sets...
Saving lives with effective security control centre designSaving lives with effective security control centre design
When people think of control rooms, images from James Bond movies or intense action stories come to mind. What they fail to reali s e is the incredible level of ergonomics, technology,...
Ergonomic standards increase control room productivityErgonomic standards increase control room productivity
Ergonomics are a critical, but often misunderstood aspect of designing control rooms for security. Ergonomics have a deep impact on the integrity of an operation, and...
Arecont Vision Project Registration Program offers liberal discounts for integratorsArecont Vision Project Registration Program offers liberal discounts for integrators
Project registration programmes are a benefit manufacturers provide to systems integrators and security dealers who are bidding on an upcoming installation project. In effect, the integrator...

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