March 14, 2016

WESTMINSTER, CO – MARCH 14, 2016  PSA Security Network®, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, today announced it will host an education track at ISC West 2016 and cybersecurity sessions at the Connected Security Expo @ ISC West in Las Vegas, NV.

The PSA track at ISC West will feature a full day of training sessions on April 5, 2016 covering best practices in systems integration, risk management, video analytics trends, and the skills needed to migrate the convergence of IT in the physical security industry.  The sessions being offered will include:

Taking the Edge Off of Systems Integration
April 5, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Presenters:  Paul Boucherle, Principal, Matterhorn Consulting; Nigel Waterton, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development, Aronson Security Group; Chad Parris, President, Security Risk Management Consultants, LLC; Wayne Smith, President, Tech Systems

Are We Secure? Business Know-How for the Risk Discussion
April 5, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Presenter: Paul Cronin, Senior Vice President, Partner, Atrion; David Willson, President/Chief Executive Officer, Titan Info Security Group; Fred Terry, System Integration Section Manager and Cyber Security Lead, Burns & McDonnell Engineering

 Video Analytics:  The Real Past and the Imagined Future
April 5, 2016 | 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Presenters:  Bill Bozeman, President/Chief Executive Officer, PSA Security Network; Matthew Kushner, President and CEO, 3xLOGIC; AJ Frazier, Vice President, Sales for the Americas, Agent Vi; Mahesh Saptharishi, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Avigilon

The Hottest IT Skills in the Physical Security Space
April 5, 2016 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presenters: Eric Yunag, President and CEO, Dakota Security Systems Inc.; Randy Gross, Chief Information Officer, CompTIA; Jerry Bowman, InfraGard National Board of Directors; David Sime, VP of Engineering and Delivery, Contava

In addition, PSA Security Network will host four education sessions at the Connected Security Expo which will be co-located with ISC West. The Connected Security Expo @ ISC West is a conference led event where industry professionals will experience physical security from an IT security lens. IT security professionals will join physical security leaders from a wide range of industries to explore how physical security can help mitigate cyber threats and bridge the gap between security and IoT.  The following sessions will be offered on April 6-7, 2016:

Mitigating Cybersecurity Attacks on Physical Security Systems
April 6, 2016 | 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Presenter:  Darnell Washington, President / Chief Executive Officer, SecureXperts

Engaging the Board in Cyber Security
April 6, 2016 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Presenters:  Bill Bozeman, President and CEO, PSA Security Network; Andrew Lanning, Co-Founder, Integrated Security Technologies; Wayne Smith, President, Tech Systems Inc.; Paul Cronin, Senior Vice President, Partner, Atrion

How Effective is Your Incident Response Plan?
April 7, 2016 | 2:30 p.m.– 3:15 p.m.
Presenter:  David Willson, Attorney/Cyber Consultant, Titan Info Security Group

Cybersecurity:  Three Steps to Counter External Attacks on Physical Security Systems
April 7, 2016 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Presenter:  Rodney Thayer, Smithee, Spelvin, Agnew & Plinge, Inc.

To register for the ISC West conference or learn more about the PSA education track, visit For more information about the PSA sessions or to register for the Connected Security Expo, visit

About PSA Security Network
PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. By combining purchasing power and resources of the largest vendors with the strengths and personal attention to detail of locally-owned companies, PSA members are responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. In addition to exceptional equipment selection, PSA offers industry leading education and training as well as vetted solutions and services that can enhance any security company’s operations.

Media Contact:
Kim Garcia
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PSA Security Network
Office: 303-450-3467