Announcing Security Design Award

Announcing Security Design Award  Image
SecuritySpecifiers is pleased to announce the inaugural Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award
for Security Design Project of the Year.
The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Memorial Award will be presented to a consulting or engineering company which designed and specified a completed security design project, accepted by the client in 2016. It will recognize collaboration, design excellence, uniqueness, creativity, and administration factors which contributed to a highly successful security project. The presentation will occur at CONSULT 2017, SecuritySpecifiers Technical Security Symposium on October 23, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.
Award project finalists and designers will be featured on Security InfoWatch and in Security Technology Executive magazine.

Questions? Email

Guide to MasterFormat 2016 Division 28

Guide to MasterFormat 2016 Division 28  Image
SecuritySpecifiers has developed a Resource Guide detailing the comprehensive changes affecting Electronic Safety and Security that have been implemented in the latest issue of CSI's MasterFormat. While most changes have occurred in Division 28, there have also been important related changes in Divisions 08 (Openings), 11 (Equipment), and 27 (Communications). The guide features cross references from MasterFormat 2014 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2014, noting areas that have been moved, added or deleted. This guide is available for ordering and download in PDF format through the following link.
Order Resource Guide

ISC West Customized Booth Visit Plan

ISC West

Select the companies you want to see at the upcoming ISC West show in Las Vegas on April 4-7, 2017. Create a customized show guide and make better use of your time at the show. Companies are selected by product categories of interest and displayed numerically by booth number, providing your path through the show.

Today's Featured Consultant - 2/22/2017

Featured Consultant Name Image.  David Ray

David Ray
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

David Ray has more than 25 years of experience in the security industry, including 10 years at WSP Flack + Kurtz. His specific areas of expertise are investigation, Threat and Risk Assessment (TARA), systems design, and the installation of and project management for both new and replacement security and fire systems. Mr. Ray has contributed to the design of security systems for more than 200 projects spanning a wide variety of building types and sectors, including sporting venues, government (federal and local), commercial, corporate, residential, academic, casinos, hospitality, and mixed-use facilities. He has also worked on many international projects. Mr. Ray specializes in conceptualizing and implementing systems to mitigate risk based on the objectives of owners and operators. Throughout a project’s lifecycle, he maintains ongoing communication with clients to help them understand risk factors and make informed decisions about their security options. Prior to joining WSP Flack + Kurtz, Mr. Ray was a service manager and project manager for a security/fire integration company. Previously, he served as a law enforcement officer in Cherokee County, South Carolina, where he attained the rank of detective. A Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), Mr. Ray holds a Department of Defense (DOD) secret clearance, and is a certified firearms instructor through the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Phone: +1 212-532-9600
Certifications: CPP

Welcome to®

Security Specifiers
The security consultant is a vital link between a building or facility’s requirement for security and the successful installation of a system to meet that requirement. From risk assessment to security audit to system design to the details of implementation and practice, it is the security consultant who identifies, then turns requirement into reality.® allows a variety of constituencies – OEM's, integrators, facility owners and operators, end-users, and architectural firms – to access an up-to-date listing of companies and individuals skilled in the design and specification of physical security systems.
Link to Consultants Page® also features an extensive directory of security hardware and software manufacturers categorized in over 120 different product areas.
Link to Manufacturers Page

NEW FEATURE – Directory of security systems integrators, searchable by location, vertical market and manufacturer.
Link to Integrators Page