The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced Axis Communications as the recipient of the inaugural Member of the Year Award, which honors SIA member companies that have shown noteworthy involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA Education@ISC conference program; leadership activity; recruitment of SIA members; and contributions to SIA thought leadership and the industry overall.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and announced the 2019 Security Megatrends – the foundation of SIA’s signature yearly report defining the major trends and forces at play in the global security industry. Forecasting of 2019’s top 10 Security Megatrends was based on survey data generated in September and October 2018 from top security industry business leaders, association leadership and key volunteers and speakers for the next Securing New Ground (SNG) —the security industry’s executive conference— taking place Oct. 25-26 in New York City.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Pat Comunale, a longtime contributor to the security industry and former president of global security solutions at Anixter, as the 2018 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, an honor presented annually to a distinguished individual for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to SIA. The award will be presented to Comunale during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City. Comunale —a retired security industry veteran and former member of the SIA Board of Directors— is the former CEO and president for Tri-Ed Distribution, an Anixter company.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new Chairman and new Directors to the SIA Board of Directors during ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Security Industry Association is global security solution providers. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and collaboration with other like-minded organizations.
Arecont Vision® announces important changes to its executive management team in order to better position the company for continued growth. Arecont Vision has promoted several executives to larger roles as part of these changes. Raul Calderon has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Arecont Vision. Scott Schafer, who has been Executive Vice President of Arecont Vision for the past nine years, has left the company.
The Security.World community voted during the summer of 2016 and selected the Physical Security and Video Surveillance industry’s Top 12 Influencers. This Profile of Scott Schafer is one in the series of 12 of those individuals that are making a difference in our industry. Congratulations to Scott Schafer, VP, Arecont Vision. We reached out to Scott to get his views and insight on what is happening in the physical security and video surveillance market. Here are his thoughts…