SSI's Editor-in-Chief addresses pressing industry issues, lends insight into the publication and more.
Latest column posts
Leaders in the security industry discuss how mergers and acquisitions among security manufacturers have impacted their businesses.
Scott Goldfine · February 03, 2017
20 key takeaways from the world of security to take on 2017.
Scott Goldfine · January 04, 2017
The first ever SSI
Summit gathered top dealer and integrator company leaders from across the country to share invaluable knowledge and advice.
Scott Goldfine · December 01, 2016
The first-ever SSI
Summit earned rave reviews from attendees as precious time well spent. Check out some key takeaways from the “Best Practices” roundtable sessions.
Scott Goldfine · November 18, 2016
Stay on the front lines in the battle against false alarms.
Scott Goldfine · October 19, 2016
The Transportation Security Association is long overdue for an overhaul of its screening practices, policies and procedures.
Scott Goldfine · September 08, 2016
Boston-based SimpliSafe, a DIY alarm company, has staged a full-on assault on the integrity of the electronic security industry, painting it as enemies. This has gone too far, says SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine.
Scott Goldfine · August 04, 2016
As a security pro, are you taking past experiences and using them to better your business? Your competition is, and so should you.
Scott Goldfine · July 07, 2016
Investors are finally starting to flock to the security industry and they're doing so in a big way. But what underlying impact is this flurry of M&A activity having on the industry and the groups that have helped it grow in the first place?
Scott Goldfine · June 01, 2016
What are the top 10 challenges facing integrators today? SSI polled some across the nation to find out.
Scott Goldfine · May 04, 2016
The security industry has waited long enough to begin addressing the topic of cybersecurity. One does not have to be an expert on the issue in order to start asking the right questions and taking the correct precautions before a breach occurs.
Scott Goldfine · March 31, 2016
Security Sales & Integration Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine gives his battle-tested-and-approved tips for navigating through ISC West for both the presenters and the visitors.
Scott Goldfine · March 26, 2016
SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine lays out the reasons why a security company should diversify its portfolio and security services in order to keep its business afloat.
Scott Goldfine · February 15, 2016
SSI Editor-In-Chief Scott Goldfine counts down the key security trends that emerged in 2015 and are likely to carry over into 2016.
Scott Goldfine · January 07, 2016
At what point does some security become more ineffective than none? SSI
Editor-In-Chief Scott Goldfine explains how professionally tailored systems still hold the upper hand on DIY and other cookie-cutter security systems.
Scott Goldfine · December 08, 2015