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Improper connection can render a video surveillance system ineffective. Here are techniques to optimize the connection between security cameras and command centers. By Itzik Ben-Bassat · December 17, 2015

Congress passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 on Dec. 15. Included are provisions that benefit security and alarm companies. By Mitch Reitman · December 17, 2015

The holidays are a time when criminals are ready to pounce. Use an alarm system, verify your insurance and think about purchasing a burglary resistant safe to keep your home or business secure. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · December 17, 2015

Doing some last-minute shopping? SSI has 12 items that would brighten any security professional's holiday, from tablets to the Amazon Echo and everywhere in between. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

Interested in adopting the "as-a-service" sales model? Keep in mind these four steps that appear to be small, but can make a big difference. By D. Craig MacCormack · December 16, 2015

In the second round of 2016 predictions for the security industry, pros expect higher revenues, particularly in video surveillance, and increased opportunities with the Internet of Things (IoT). Scott Goldfine · December 16, 2015

Taking home top prize in the Miscellaneous category for the Awesome Application Awards is System Surveyor. The company helped Knight Security Systems synchronize its information and optimize its operation. SSI Staff · December 15, 2015

A panel of 12 security integrators expect higher quality video surveillance, more cloud-based services and many more technology innovations in 2016. SSI Staff · December 14, 2015

Video surveillance systems captured a man riding on his overboard while stealing sports drinks and a USPS worker caught on camera having a bad day. SSI Staff · December 14, 2015

SSI announced the winners of the inaugural Awesome Application Awards back in September. Next week, SSI will feature each of the five winning projects. SSI Staff · December 11, 2015




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