Security Design Award

Blog Date:  2/16/2017
Author:  Ray Coulombe

Elliot A. Boxerbaum, MA, CPP, CSC, was the founder and president of Security Risk Management Consultants, Inc., an independent security consulting organization providing comprehensive program management and support services. Additionally, he was a graduate of the FBI National Academy, was on the SecuritySpecifiers advisory board, was past president of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants, and served on the ASIS Healthcare Security Council. He passed away from ALS in 2014, and is dearly missed by all who knew his humanitarian heart.

This year, for the first time, we are honored to remember Elliot and his significant contributions to the security and consultant industry in best way possible: The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Memorial Award will be presented to a consulting or engineering company that designed and specified a completed security design project in 2016. The award will be given to the top project that showcases collaboration, design excellence, uniqueness, creativity, and administration factors.

The award finalists and designers will also be eligible to be featured on SecurityInfoWatch and in Security Technology Executive magazine. As consultants, this is the first award of its kind—recognizing a design entity which successfully works with the overall project team to insure that the project’s security objectives are achieved.

Do you think your firm has an award-winning project?

Criteria for recognizing the winning consulting or engineering company are:

  • The designed/specified project was accepted and went live in 2016
  • Collaboration with end-user, architect, and integrator
  • Design excellence
  • Project innovation, uniqueness, and creativity

    The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Memorial Award epitomizes the ultimate goal of collaboration between specifiers, engineers, and consultants to share and learn the best practices that would help them provide their end-user customers with the most innovative and useful solution for protecting their organizations. SecuritySpecifiers is proud to introduce this award and what it symbolizes to the industry! Applications and proposals for The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award must be submitted by May 26, 2017.

    Don’t miss Debbie Boxerbaum, Elliot’s wife, presenting the award at CONSULT 2017 (SecuritySpecifiers Technical Security Symposium) on October 23, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Debbie will also receive a donation to the ALS Association- Central and Southern Ohio Chapter on behalf of the winning entrant and CONSULT 2017. This symposium is an exclusive, invitation-only technical security symposium which will focus on issues of major importance to security consultants.


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