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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. SecuritySpecifiers 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.
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Announcing CONSULT 2018

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SecuritySpecifiers announces CONSULT 2018, a technical security symposium, exclusively for the security industry’s leading design consultants. By all accounts, CONSULT 2017 was a tremendous success. CONSULT 2018 will build on this to offer technical security consultants a richer, more rewarding experience.
On November 3-6, 2018, the industry's best security consultants will gather to learn, network and discuss today’s most important security issues. Offering viewpoints on the industry’s direction and challenges, CONSULT 2018 will leave its participants better equipped to navigate the future consulting landscape.
From cyber security to spec writing and design issues, the environment that security consultants and engineers face is constantly evolving. Technical complexities and business operational efficiencies continue to escalate. The scope of design considerations and technologies to solve them continue to grow.
Mark your calendars to be in Nashville for CONSULT 2018 - stay tuned for details!

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Elliot A. Boxerbaum Design Award

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Nominations for the 2018 Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award for Security Design Project of the Year are now open. The award will recognize projects that went live in 2017 or Q1 2018. The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Memorial Award will be presented to a consulting or engineering company which designed and specified a qualified and completed security design project. 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 2018, SecuritySpecifiers Technical Security Symposium on November 5, 2018 in Nashville, TN.
Award project finalists and designers will be featured on Security InfoWatch and in Security Technology Executive magazine.
We congratulate Mead & Hunt for their winning submission for the 2017 Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award on the Sedgwick County Adult Detention Facility. Also, we recognize Elert & Associates for their Honorable Mention Award for U.S.Bank Stadium and DVS Security for their Honorable Mention Award for Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Read About 2017's Winning Project

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 10-13, 2018. 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.

Training and Education Events through 3/25/2018


Tech Sec Solutions - Delray Beach, FL

2/26/2018 - 2/27/2018    Meeting


The Great Conversation in Security - Seattle

3/5/2018 - 3/6/2018    Meeting


PSA-TEC - Denver CO

3/12/2018 - 3/16/2018    On Site Training


Building Code Impact on Security Entrance Design - New York

3/15/2018 - 3/16/2018    On Site Training


Access and Identity Tie to Compliance and Liability - New York

3/15/2018 - 3/16/2018    On Site Training


Commend Technical Training - Mahwah, NJ

3/19/2018 - 3/21/2018    On Site Training


Honeywell MAXPRO Training - Phoenix

3/21/2018 - 3/22/2018    On Site Training

Today's Featured Consultant - 2/23/2018

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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: +1 646-483-7154
Email: David.Ray@wsp.com
Linked-In: www.linkedin.com/pub/david-ray-cpp/8/367/396
Certifications: CPP

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