The National Whistleblower Center has established a research partnership with the Center for Cybersecurity at Bradley University. Through this partnership, an academic research working group has been created to facilitate and promote enhanced whistleblower anonymity. Dr. Jacob Young, who has studied whistleblowing systems since 2013, has agreed to serve as the Senior Advisor on Cybersecurity for the National Whistleblower Center. In this role, he will manage and coordinate a multidisciplinary research team.
Bates Security announced the recent acquisition of Absolute Protection Team from Roger and Karen Marcil of Vero Beach, Florida. Bates Security will be maintaining that location as its second in the state and fourth company branch overall. Roger Marcil will be remaining as lead commercial sales consultant for the company. With leadership from Bryan Bates, Vice President of Sales for Bates Security, the company is in position for more aggressive commercial growth in the area.
Veratad Technologies announced that Tom Canfarotta, Veratad’s Director of Strategic Accounts & Client Quality Services, has been invited to participate as a panellist on the “Beware the Dark [Patterns] Side: Thinking Creatively about User Experience without Sacrificing Compliance” at the Privacy + Security Forum at The Marvin Center, Washington, D.C. The Privacy + Security Forum breaks down the silos of privacy and security by bringing together seasoned thought leaders.
Echodyne announced that they will be presenting a new paper entitled “A Compact Reconfigurable Millimeter-Wave Antenna Measurement System Based Upon an Industrial Robot,” at the AMTA 2019 in San Diego, CA on October 9th. AMTA 2019 brings together industry leaders dedicated to the development and dissemination of theory, best practices and applications of antenna, radar signature and other electromagnetic measurement technologies.
ASSA ABLOY has acquired LifeSafety Power, a leading US supplier of smart integrated access control power solutions for OEMs, integrators and end-users. LifeSafety Power was established in 2009 and has some 65 employees. The main office is located in Libertyville, Illinois. Sales for 2019 are expected to reach about USD 30 million with a good EBIT margin and the acquisition will be accretive to EPS from start. The ASSA ABLOY Group is a global leader in access solutions.
STANLEY Security announced Topher Cramm has been named to the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association Board of Directors. This is STANLEY Security’s first addition to the RLPSA board. The RLPSA is an exclusive community of loss prevention professionals who focus on helping members minimize losses and reduce liabilities within the restaurant and food industries. This is achieved through shared information about industry trends and a connected network of peers.
My Alarm Center announced two new additions to its executive leadership team. Evan Flamm, Senior Vice President of Finance, and Chris Honigman, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will provide critical departmental oversight and continue company growth initiatives. As Senior Vice President of Finance, Evan Flamm is responsible for developing the company’s financial strategy, policies and plans. These include assessing operating results and impact on profitability.
Camden Door Controls announced the promotion of David Price to Vice President, Communications and Corporate Development. David joined Camden Door as Marketing Manager in 2010 and has been instrumental in the rapid growth of the company since that time. Price will continue to manage all internal and external corporate communications, Camden’s Customer Service and Order Entry departments, as well as assume new responsibilities for the creation and implementation of new corporate strategies.
Nortek Security and Control LLC announced the appointment of Richard Pugnier as Vice President of Marketing, reporting directly to Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing Bruce Mungiguerra. Pugnier will be based in the company’s Carlsbad, CA headquarters and will be responsible for Nortek Security & Control marketing across all channels. Previously, he served as Vice President and Head of Global Marketing at Kontron where he helped drive company revenue from $150M to nearly $1B.
Dahua Technology successfully held its Dahua Technology Partner Day at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid. The event has brought together strategic technological partners of the company, who have been sharing their expertise and know-how in the development of smart end-to-end solutions. The conference kicked off with an opening speech by Mr. Jason Zhao, Dahua VP & General Manager of Overseas Business.