Security Systems News

JAN 2019

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Page 33 of 36 February 25-26, 2019 Delray Beach Marriott, FL Day Two Educational Program Security Industry Mega Panel In this security mega-panel, leaders from the security industry's top associations, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), ASIS International and Security Industry Association (SIA), will join TechSec Keynote Speaker Bill Bozeman, CEO and President of the world's largest system integration collaborative, to look at the current state of the industry, new trends and technologies that are impacting, disrupting and shaping the industry, and what the more successful companies are doing to stay relevant and profi table. Panel: Don Erickson, CEO, Security Industry Association; Merlin J. Guilbeau, CEO, Electronic Security Association Inc.; Michael Gips, Chief Global Knowledge and Learning Offi cer, ASIS International; Bill Bozeman, President and CEO, PSA Security Moderator: Paul Ragusa, Editor, Security Systems News Day Two Keynote: Cyber and Security: Together, a Shared Vision The vision for physical and cybersecurity is coming together more and more each day. In this session you'll garner the cybersecurity insight you want today to have the foresight you need for tomorrow. During this keynote, Rob Simopoulos will discuss cyber threats to business today and how to minimize your risk. Learn why cybersecurity is a program, not a project, and how a strong cybersecurity posture requires multiple layers of protection. Cybersecurity can seem complicated, but his presentation simplifi es the conversation using straight talk, not tech talk. With a better overall awareness of the threats we face and cybersecurity, in general, system integrators naturally begin to consider how they might add cybersecurity to their lineup. Simopoulos explores what it means for system integrators to incorporate cybersecurity and how to pivot and provide solutions that add value and revenue. Be sure not to miss this timely and topical session providing a unique look into the evolving cybersecurity landscape for you, your business and your customers. Speaker: Rob Simopoulos, Founder and President, Defendify Protecting Critical Infrastructure With the level of threat to critical infrastructure at an all-time high, this is one of the fastest growing areas within security, as advancements in technology are making it possible to take a more preventive and predictive approach to security that factors in both physical and cybersecurity threats. This is a must-see session as security leads from Pentagon Force Protection Agency and the MTA discuss some key security overhaul projects they are overseeing with a top Axis Communications subject matter expert on critical infrastructure. Panel: Colby Meshey, Deputy Director, Security Services, Pentagon Force Protection Agency; James Ell, Electronic Security Services Branch Chief, Pentagon Force Protection Agency; Kevin Didden, Senior Manager, Security Programs and Administration, MTA; Joe Morgan, Business Development Manager for Critical Infrastructure, Axis Communications

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