• Corporate Announcement

M.C. Dean recently attended the 2024 International ​Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) West. Held from April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, ISC West is the leading comprehensive converged security trade event in the United States. This year, the company sent a contingent of Security & Electronic Systems (SES) team members to build their security expertise and showcase innovative M.C. Dean solutions.

Julaine Simmons with Scott Dunn, SIA executive committee chair, at the Advance Boards of Directors event.

Security Industry Association appoints Julaine Simmons to Board of Directors

Julaine Simmons, vice president of Security & Electronic Systems was appointed to Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Board of Directors during their annual membership gathering at ISC West. In this role, Julaine will join other industry professionals representing a broad spectrum of electronic security interests. Learn more about this honor here (Insert link to SIA’s press release).



Kathryn Spangler and Howard Zumbrunnen moderate the Enterprise Management customer forum.

Customer Engagement

Throughout the conference, M.C. Dean hosted several opportunities for customer engagement:

Customer Forums

  • High Assurance Access Control: A roundtable discussion on high assurance access control, reasons for migration, challenges with adoption, and operational considerations. Moderator: Estie Kearney 
  • Enterprise Management: A technical roundtable discussion on the benefits of enterprise management, enterprise management maturity model and challenges, and data-driven cost ownership with customers. Moderator: Kathryn Spangler


Curtis Von Ancken presenting the Cloud-based Physical Security Information Management technical demo.

Technical Demos

  • Trusted Identities for Access Control: This demo showcases the capabilities of our highly flexible and scalable visitor management systems solution. This system provides our customers the ability to request and track visitors, with high-fidelity compliance to NIST 800-116 standards and FIPS 201, to determine which individuals or groups of individuals have access to their secure facilities. Presenters: Kristopher Hough, in collaboration with Certipath
  • Cloud-based Physical Security Information Management (PSIM): This demo showcases a cutting-edge cloud-based PSIM system, seamlessly integrating security systems into a highly configurable centralized platform. It is a comprehensive and scalable physical security management solution that can provide real-time monitoring, instant threat detection, and responsive security protocols across an enterprise. Presenters: Curtis Von Ancken, in collaboration with Everbridge
  • Cyber Operations for Enterprise Scale IT/OT Systems: This demo focuses on how to accomplish vulnerability remediation with a scalable approach that can be leveraged to orchestrate cyber operations for any large or small system. Presenters: Jordan Frasher and Nathaniel Mitchell


David Sealock and Julaine Simmons, vice presidents of Security & Electronic Systems, welcome guests to M.C. Dean’s annual ISC West customer and partner appreciation event.

Customer & Partner Appreciation Event

Our annual appreciation event, attended by more than 200 customers and partners, to celebrate our valued relationships and grow future opportunities that will continue Transforming Tomorrow!