Wren's Jeff Floreno to Present School Security Assessment Methodologies at The Educational Technology Conference in Florida

ATLANTA , Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wren, a provider of enterprise-class video surveillance solutions, today announced that Jeff Floreno , Wren's director of security operations and strategy, will present at FETC: The Educational Technology Conference in Florida , one of the largest, most successful conferences in the U.S. devoted to educational technology. The conference takes place from January 21 - 24, 2009 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando .

Floreno's presentation, "Security Assessment Methodology: New Techniques for Ensuring a Safe School Environment," will be delivered on Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24 from 11:40 AM - 12:20 PM . Floreno's session will help educators and administrators learn:

Floreno has 30 years of government and corporate security experience. His career includes top-level security management positions with esteemed corporations including Northrop Grumman, 3M and Georgia Pacific . As director of security operations and strategy at Wren, Floreno is responsible for directing product development strategies in integration of physical security systems as well as market-based security tools and technologies.

"Over the course of the past year, Wren has focused heavily on understanding and addressing the security needs of schools, and as a result, formulated new methodologies for assessing a school's safety profile," said Floreno. "I look forward to sharing these techniques with conference attendees and hearing directly from them on how these processes can apply to their school environments."

A Commitment to School Security Research, Education

Wren proactively works with top education associations including the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) to develop educational programs that promote safety in schools. The Company has conducted research to assess school security issues and challenges and most recently published its third survey "Wren School Security Survey: Access Control" which explores the use of access control in schools.

In March 2009 , Wren will announce the findings of its latest survey, a study covering Northeast U.S. schools and how factors such as urban density affect their particular security challenges and motivations. Wren's research has been cited in leading industry publications such as the Security Industry Association Quarterly Research Update, Security Director News, and SecurityInfoWatch.com.

To provide leaders in education such as superintendents, principals, board members and security resource officers with a resource and forum, Wren publishes Network Video + Education Blog, which contains a mix of valuable information to help professionals in the education market learn from one another. The blog includes commentary on school security issues, trends, industry events and best practices, as well as links to industry articles.

For more information on Wren's products and services for schools, please visit the website.

About Wren

Wren provides enterprise-class video surveillance solutions and services that bring an unprecedented level of security and operational excellence to its customers. The company's line of network video solutions and video management software is trusted by retail, hospitality, healthcare, government facilities and education. To help customers maximize video investments, Wren offers professional services which include turn-key implementation, security assessments and consulting. Established in 1983 and headquartered in Jefferson City, MO , Wren is a member of the Security Industry Association (SIA), the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers (NASSLEO), the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and the National Retail Federation (NRF). Visit us at our website www.wrensolutions.com.

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