Security Systems News

AUG 2019

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people news calendar Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., recently announced the addition of five new board of director members. Ken Gould of Ken Gould Consulting has been elected chairman of the board. Gould is a former president of the NYFAA and the MBFAA, sits on the Foundation Board for North Shore LIJ Staten Island University Hospital, is on the ESA board of directors, is a former ESA New Jersey CSA representa- tive, and is president elect of NJESA. Three newly elected board members include: James Rothstein, SVP global secu- rity solutions, Anixter; Will Wise, group vice president of the Security Events Portfo- lio, Reed Exhibitions; and Jason Lutz, stra- tegic national account manager & industry relations, Resideo. Richard Hahn, president, Richard Hahn and Associates and Herve Fages, president, Connected Building & Building Manage- ment Systems, Honeywell Home and Build- ing Technologies, are stepping down from the Mission 500 Board of Directors. Having supported Mission 500 from its inception, both will serve as Board Emeritus members. The Mission 500 organization is also pleased to announce that Mary Beth Shaughnessy, event director, ISC Events and Unmanned Security Expo at Reed Exhibi- tions, will join the Mission 500 Executive Board to provide organizational direction and strategy planning. "I am pleased to welcome our new Chair- man, new executive board member and three new Board of Directors members," Tom Nolan, director of strategic partner- ships, Mission 500, said. "They each have a unique background, with diverse experienc- es, including current and past commitments to helping children in need, that make them an asset to the Mission 500 Board of Direc- tors and to the organization as a whole." ----------------------- August 14-16: acceleRISE conference, held in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. AcceleRISE, hosted by SIA's RISE com- munity for young professionals and those new to the industry, will present blended learning sessions featuring a mix of keynotes, panel sessions, team building exercises, peer networking and workshops. For more information: https://accelerise.securityindustry.org/ ----------------------- Sept. 10-12 GSX 2019, fromerly the ASIS International 65th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, will be held in Chicago, and feature education for security prac- titioners and vendors. GSX 2019 offers training sessions, covering every aspect of security. For more information on GSX 2019 conference and expo please visit www.gsx.org/ ----------------------- Sept. 15: Mission 500 Security Softball Game, held at Ridgfield Park, N.J. Mis- sion 500 is a nonprofit organization that works closely with the security indus- try to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis. To get involved in the charity softball game, please con- tact Ken at 646-823-5526 for sponsor- ship and playing opportunities. For more information please visit the website at www.mission500.org. ----------------------- Oct. 29-30 Securing New Ground. Founded in 1996, Securing New Ground is the executive conference of the Securi- ty Industry Association (SIA), including two days of intelligence sharing, educa- tion, analysis and networking. Held at the Grand Hyatt New York, the confer- ence is attended by 250+ senior-level industry leaders and financial partners. Visit https://sng.securityindustry.org. databank Periodicals Postage Rates paid at Yarmouth, ME and additional mailing office. Security Systems News (ISSN 15280519) is published monthly by The VGM Group, d/b/a United Publications, 106 Lafayette St., P.O. Box 998, Yarmouth, ME 04096; 207-846-0600. Publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited material or prices quoted in the magazine. Contributors are responsible for proprietary classified information. © 2018 by The VGM Group, d/b/a United Publications. All rights reserved. Reproduction, in whole or in part, without written permission of the publisher is expressly prohibited. Reprints may be obtained from The YGS Group at 717-505-9701, Ext. 100. Back issues, when available, cost $7 each within the past 12 months, $12 each prior to the past 12 months. Back orders must be paid in advance either by check or charged to American Express, Visa or Master Card. Security Systems News is distributed without charge in North America to qualified professionals in the security industry. Paid print subscriptions to those not qualified cost $65 annually to the United States and Canada and $150 to all other countries. All payments must be made in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. For subscriber services, including subscription information, please call 800-869-6882. Postmaster: Send address changes to Security Systems News, PO Box 1888, Cedar Rapids IA 52406-1888. s tock w atch Prices quoted are from the open of business on July 11, 2019 Scott Brothers , COO, Oncam, believes all great companies are built on a foundation of diverse individuals coming together to share and execute against a vision. In fact, his LinkedIn profile highlights a quote by James C. Collins: "Great vision without great people is irrelevant." Security Systems News caught up with Scott for a brief chat. Are you married? Any kids? Yes, I'm married to my hero, my wife Lucy, and we have two children, Izzy and Finlay. During the week, I work in London, so the weekends are precious and reserved only for quality with them. What are some of your hobbies? Aside from family time and activities, I am equally happy reading the latest Jack Reacher, understanding how Apple reached the levels they did as a business or watching my beloved Manchester United trying to get back to our heady days of success under Sir Alex Ferguson. Is there something interesting that your coworkers might not know about you? It might not be much of a secret anymore, but so many of my challenges in my career have been decided with my gut rather than my head. This scares me senseless until I build internal relationships at which point I feel the group can achieve something special together. How did you first get started in the industry? In 1996, I was training to become an electrical engineer when I spotted an ad for an apprentice engineer. I applied and was successful in being chosen to join the Sensormatic apprenticeship scheme in the United Kingdom and Ireland. What trends are you seeing right now in the industry? Cybersecurity is at the top of everyone's concerns; but, it wasn't until organizations started to feel the effects that the industry started paying attention to the processes by which solutions were built and protected. We're also seeing a fair amount of shift toward inte- gration between products from various companies in an effort to deliver more value, as well as the rise of artificial intelligence within security. —Paul Ragusa Five Questions COMPANY (ticker) Price Previous 52-WK HIGH 52-WK LOW EPS ADT (ADT) 6.16 6.45 9.84 5.83 -0.69 Alarm.com (ALRM) 50.73 55.37 71.50 40.92 0.40 Allegion (ALLE) 109.23 105.36 111.99 74.83 4.63 Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) 0.97 1.20 4.00 0.25 -56.14 Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) 57.55 56.04 58.15 40.25 2.88 Flir (FLIR) 53.48 51.87 63.88 40.52 2.18 G4S (GFS.L) 194.75 217.30 282.50 173.55 5.30 Gentex (GNTX) 23.36 23.67 25.00 17.80 1.62 Hikvision (002415.SZ) 27.01 25.69 37.50 22.29 -- Honeywell (HON) 174.10 172.65 174.47 123.48 9.02 ImageWare Systems (IWSY) 0.88 0.96 1.80 0.55 -0.17 Johnson Controls (JCI) 41.19 40.26 42.18 28.30 2.56 Kratos Defense (KTOS) 23.98 21.95 24.24 11.91 0.02 Mace Security (MACE) 0.29 0.29 0.41 0.13 -0.03 Moog Inc. (MOG-A) 91.51 88.33 98.52 68.37 4.72 NAPCO (NSSC) 25.50 30.01 34.91 12.90 0.60 Richardson Electronics (RELL) 5.51 5.16 10.40 5.00 0.06 ScanSource Inc. (SCSC) 31.72 31.60 44.30 28.55 2.19 Securitas AB (SECU-B.ST) 166.05 164.65 170.05 136.75 8.45 Shenzhen Infinova (002528.SZ) 3.97 4.15 5.23 3.01 -- Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) 143.20 142.55 155.22 106.41 4.01 United Technologies Corp. (UTX) 131.54 124.32 144.40 100.48 6.44 Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT) 54.14 56.23 63.94 39.96 1.04 Scott Brothers SECURITY SYSTEMS NEWS a U g UST 2019 www.securitysystemsnews.com Databank 23

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