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Scott Goldfine, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher

Scott Goldfine is Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Security Sales & Integration. Well-versed in the technical and business aspects of electronic security (video surveillance, access control, systems integration, intrusion detection, fire/life safety), Goldfine is nationally recognized as an industry expert and speaker. Goldfine is involved in several security events and organizations, including the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA), ASIS Int'l and more. Goldfine also serves on several boards, including the SIA Marketing Committee, CSAA Marketing and Communications Committee, PSA Cybersecurity Advisory Council and Robolliance. He is a certified alarm technician, former cable-TV tech, audio company entrepreneur, and lifelong electronics and computers enthusiast. Goldfine joined Security Sales & Integration in 1998.

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Scott Goldfine's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Dealer Executive Roundtable: Why Engaging With Customers Is the Key to Success

Dealer Executive Roundtable: Why Engaging With Customers Is the Key to Success

Leaders from four security systems contractors pinpoint relationship building and interactive services as the lynchpins for success in today’s marketplace. Find out why they contend the status quo is a dead end.

Read: Vanderbilt Industries Emerging as Access Control Solutions Provider to Be Reckoned With

Vanderbilt Industries Emerging as Access Control Solutions Provider to Be Reckoned With

Company aims to become dominant force amid highly fragmented market.

Read: 4 Leaders Ride the Security Integration Wave

4 Leaders Ride the Security Integration Wave

Four security integrators explain why the industry needs to pool its resources and send out an SOS to get more able-bodied hands on deck and more.

Read: Vector Security Piles Up More Victories

Vector Security Piles Up More Victories

Refining and streamlining its residential offerings led to Vector Security being named runner-up for Security Sales & Integration‘s 2015 Installer of the Year program.

Read: Why TycoIS Is a Top Performer

Why TycoIS Is a Top Performer

Using customer-style surveys to fine tune its operations and improve customer service led to Tyco Integrated Security being named runner-up for SSI‘s 2015 Installer of the Year program.

Scott Goldfine's Latest Posts

Read: AISG Savors Sweet Smell of Success as an Integrated Installation of the Year Winner

AISG Savors Sweet Smell of Success as an Integrated Installation of the Year Winner

One of the best security solutions deployed the past year is also one of the most aromatic. Perfume Center of America’s system is a feast for the senses and an SSI Integrated Installation of the Year Award winner.

Read: Comprehensive Campus Solution Earns ESS an Integrated Installation of the Year Award

Comprehensive Campus Solution Earns ESS an Integrated Installation of the Year Award

Management of a financial firm’s new state-of-the-art commercial complex has discovered nothing could be finer than to be engaged with one of the top integrators in the Carolinas.

Read: SES Takes Home an Integrated Installation of the Year Award for Wells Fargo Solution

SES Takes Home an Integrated Installation of the Year Award for Wells Fargo Solution

Securitas Electronic Security’s expertise in security integration and design is brought to bear in a complex solution for Wells Fargo’s twin-tower offices in downtown Minneapolis.

Read: Experts Share Tips on Buying and Selling Security Companies

Experts Share Tips on Buying and Selling Security Companies

ESX conference session shares insights to increase your appeal to potential acquirers and what to look for when acquiring.

Read: Why Silent Guard Is SSI’s 2017 Installer of the Year (Small/Midsize)

Why Silent Guard Is SSI’s 2017 Installer of the Year (Small/Midsize)

There’s more than one secret recipe in Kentucky — and it’s on its way to becoming equally renowned. The perfect blend in this case is security, service and satisfaction. See how Silent Guard became SSI’s 2017 Small/Midsize Installer of the Year.

Read: Why LVC Is SSI’s Installer of the Year (Large Company)

Why LVC Is SSI’s Installer of the Year (Large Company)

Hailing from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it seems as if LVC is doing thousands of things right. Excelling both strategically and in execution, the business is enjoying the perks of 20% growth and SSI’s Installer of the Year Award.

Read: ADI, PSA Security, Other Distributors Discuss Dealer Support

ADI, PSA Security, Other Distributors Discuss Dealer Support

This SSI roundtable brings together execs from ADI Global, PSA Security, Jenne, PowerHouse Alliance and more to talk about how they are better serving security dealers and integrators.

Read: The 2017 SSI Most Valuable Products

The 2017 SSI Most Valuable Products

Find out which products are ready to help carry your business on their back this security season.

Read: Podcast: Joe Nuccio Discusses New Role With ADT, Gives Advice for Dealers

Podcast: Joe Nuccio Discusses New Role With ADT, Gives Advice for Dealers

Scott Goldfine chats with ADT President of Dealer Partnerships Joe Nuccio about changes in the company’s dealer program, customer service and more.

Read: Why Integrators Shouldn’t Feel Threatened About Embracing Cybersecurity

Why Integrators Shouldn’t Feel Threatened About Embracing Cybersecurity

Discover three steps to get a cyber services practice up and running.

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