Carol Enman named publisher of Security Dealer & Integrator

Industry veteran to lead one of America's first B2B security publications


Fort Atkinson, WI (December 9, 2008) - Security Dealer & Integrator, the #1 resource for over 25,000 security systems integrators and installers, announced today that Carol Enman has joined as publisher. The publication is the longest running magazine, consistently cited as a "Best in Class" for its comprehensive focus on the technologies, trends and challenges affecting the industry.

Enman began her career in publishing over two decades ago. She served as the publisher of Security Systems News and Security Director News. She also assisted in the launch of SecurityXchange and Security Growth Conference. In 2006, she became director of business development for the U.S. arm of Securitas Systems, an international systems integrator. Most recently, she worked at Axis Communications heading up national initiatives in the educational and healthcare industries.

"Carol has the unique experience of having worked within various segments of the security industry," says Paul Caplan, vice president and brand director of Cygnus Business Media, the company that publishes the magazine. "Over the past three decades, the role of the security dealer has evolved into one of a specialist that provides customized solutions that meet the specific needs of their customers. The role of the publisher requires an enhanced world view, which Carol easily offers our readers and advertisers."

"Today's security product offerings are vast," says Enman. "It is essential that our readers, the reseller community at large, be fully appraised of new technology developments - as they happen - and that they understand how to organize their businesses to grow and prosper in rapidly changing times."

Security Dealer & Integrator (SD&I) magazine reaches the owner, partner and manager-- the key decision makers with technology and product news they want and need. Written by experts and seasoned security professionals, SD&I provides education and perspective on current and next-generation integration solutions, as well as best practices for residential and commercial installations. The publication's award-winning portal, www.SecurityInfoWatch.com, is the leading online resource for residential, industrial and commercial security professionals.

Security Dealer & Integrator is published by Cygnus Business Media, an internationally-recognized business-to-business media company. Our diverse portfolio serves 15 market categories with print and interactive products, and live events. Through our media, we reach more than 1.7 million print subscribers, nearly 1 million industry professionals via our Custom Marketing services, and we attract almost 2 million unique visitors to our websites monthly. Combined with the thousands of business people attending our live events, Cygnus Business Media can provide you with comprehensive, integrated advertising and marketing programs. Cygnus can help you establish and enhance your brand, increase awareness, generate sales leads and strengthen your customer relationships. For more information on how Cygnus Business Media can help you achieve your advertising and marketing objectives, please contact a Cygnus sales representative, or visit www.Cygnusb2b.com.