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Announcing the Winners of the 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards

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DALLAS, Texas – The Foundation for Advancing Security Technology (FAST) is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards, now in its second year. This prestigious initiative highlights the critical role that security technicians play within the industry, celebrating their excellence in the meticulous design, installation and maintenance of…

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FAST Golf Classic Tournament

The FAST Golf Classic tournament (formerly the AIREF Golf Classic) is an annual golf outing presented by the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) that allows industry professionals to network and golf as they support vital industry initiatives. This year, FAST is excited to host the tournament at the Cowboys Golf Club in conjunction with…

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FAST Golf Classic Tournament Works to Raise Funds to Connect Talent With Careers in the Security Industry

DALLAS, Texas –  The 2024 Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) Golf Classic tournament, formerly known as the AIREF Golf Classic, is set to take place on Monday, May 13, at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas. This event, held in conjunction with PSA TEC, brings together industry professionals for a day of networking…

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2024 Security Industry Compensation Study from FAST
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2024 FAST Security Industry Wage and Compensation Study (SIA Member Free Access)

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All SIA members receive free access to this 2024 security industry salary study and wage and benefits report. Following the model of SIA’s own 2018 salary study, this study was conducted by Vault Consulting for the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) in partnership with the Security Industry Association (SIA), the Electronic Security Association (ESA), PSA Security Network and Security Sales & Integration magazine.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2023 Security Technician of the Year Awards

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DALLAS, Texas –  The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) has proudly announced the winners of the inaugural Security Technician of the Year Awards. This new initiative underscores the indispensable role that security technicians play within the industry. Security technicians form the backbone of the security industry. These essential employees are on the front lines, ensuring the meticulous…

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25 on the RISE: Celebrating the Security Industry's Brightest Young Talent, Together with Brivo and FAST
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Security Industry Association Announces Inaugural 25 on the RISE Honorees

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This award program, presented by SIA’s RISE community together with Brivo and the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent, recognizes 25 new and emerging security leaders for their impact in advancing the security industry. SILVER SPRING, Md. –  The Security Industry Association (SIA) has revealed the honoree list for the first-ever 25 on the RISE Awards– a program…

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FAST: Foundation for Advancing Security Talent Announcing New FAST Board Member: Michal Moss Early, Digital Monitoring Products

Foundation for Advancing Security Talent Welcomes Michal Moss Early to FAST Board of Directors

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Michal Moss Early, executive director of corporate strategy at Digital Monitoring Products, was recently appointed by the Security Industry Association (SIA) as a member of the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) Board of Directors. Effective July 1, 2023, Moss Early will serve a two-year term on the FAST board. Michal Moss Early is an experienced leader in the security…

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