ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today announced it will hold a free webinar, The SAFETY Act and the MGM Lawsuit: What It Means for You and your Organization, on Tuesday, August 21 at 11:00 am ET. Led by Brian Finch, partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, the 60-minute program will review why the Act was created, protections afforded to ASIS certified professionals and their employers—as well as those who use ASIS Standards and Guidelines—and potential implications of the MGM case.
Arteco announced that its intelligent face recognition solution, Arteco Face Recognition (AFR), was chosen for multiple awards for its cost savings, innovation and efficiency. BUILDINGS Magazine selected AFR as a 2018 Money-Saving Products Award in the Life Safety and Security category for the cost-effective qualities and features it offers to building owners and facility managers. AFR also received a “highly commended” nomination from the 2018 North American Fraud Awards for Most Innovative In-store Solution and was a finalist in PSI Magazine‘s 2018 Premier Awards for Software/Signalling Product of the Year.
Arteco announced the appointment of Eric Vorbeck to the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for the United States. In his role at Arteco, Vorbeck will call on his more than 13 years of experience in security, technology and sales to focus on developing new avenues of business as well as adding valuable support in servicing the company’s expanding customer base in the Western United States. Prior to joining Arteco, he was Western Region Sales Director for 3VR.
CRN has named BCDVideo to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of the North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants with gross sales of at least $1 million that have experienced significant economic growth over the last two years. The 2018 list is based on an increase of gross revenue between 2015 and 2017. The companies recognized this year represent a remarkable combine total revenue of more than $50 billion.
Code Blue Corporation has promoted Katie Petre to Director of Distribution. In the newly created role, Petre will be responsible for leading sales, marketing and customer service projects with non-enterprise business partners for the organization. Her objectives will include unifying the processes and policies utilized by each department to increase efficiency and enhance Code Blue’s relationships with customers and sales partners, while also managing interdepartmental projects.
HYAS announced it has raised $6.2 million in a Series A funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s Venture Fund, with participation from Startup Capital Ventures, 205 Capital, Wesley Clover and luminary cybersecurity professionals Tim Eades and Tom Noonan. The company will use the investment to continue to build out its current products and services and introduce groundbreaking new technology with unparalleled real-time visibility and attribution into attacks and breaches across global networks.
Control4 Corporation announced the appointment of consumer-experience, product, and platform leader Charlie Kindel as Senior Vice President of Products & Services. Charlie was most recently at Amazon where he created and led the Alexa and Echo Smart Home efforts. The organization he built and ran at Amazon proved that voice is a highly natural user interface for interacting with the home and the recent accelerated growth in smart home visibility is directly attributable to the broad reach and success of Alexa Smart Home.
Genetec Inc.(“Genetec”), will demonstrate how true unification enables organizations to deploy a single platform that enhances situational awareness, streamlines and simplifies the operator experience, and reduces total cost of ownership, at GSX 2018. Specifically, Genetec will showcase the latest version of Security Center —the company’s unified platform that merges IP security systems within a single platform— as well as Mission Control™, a collaborative decision management software, and Clearance™, a digital evidence management system.
DW® Complete Surveillance Solutions announces the appointment of security industry veteran James Somerville to the position of Director of Strategic Accounts. In his new role, Mr. Somerville will develop corporate-level relationships with national and regional system integrators and in turn, drive sales through their local offices.
ThinkReps announced that the company has expanded and added a new team member, Kenneth C. Kraemer to its roster. ThinkReps is a manufacturer’s representation firm based in New York and focused on enhancing the sales and market awareness of the best physical security solutions in the industry. The company is committed to providing top notch sales and support to its customer base and continues to raise the bar on sales management. ThinkReps was looking for a veteran security expert to add to the team and Kenneth fit the role perfectly.