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Alarm Companies: Take Caution When Hiring Installers and Subcontractors

Alarm companies need to perform their due diligence when screening potential employees, especially those that you will trust in a customer's house. Extensive background checks are a must when hiring installers,…


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A day after Wayne Alarm Systems installed a 14-camera system in a Massachusetts home, a woman views to intruders breaking into her home after assessing footage of camera views. The woman's four-month-old baby and nanny were present during the break-in. Rodney Bosch · October 12, 2011

The homeowner claims that they called ADT numerous times to come and re-install a smoke detector. However, after three years, the family says that the detector was never replaced, despite paying monthly fees to the company. October 03, 2011

The homeowner claims that they called ADT numerous times to come and re-install a smoke detector. However, after three years, the family says that the detector was never replaced, despite paying monthly fees to the company. Ken Kirschenbaum · October 03, 2011

Anyone who has been in the industry any length of time knows the top two trade shows of the year are ISC West in Las Vegas in the spring and ASIS, which shifts locations each year, in the fall. They both typically draw about 20,000 security industry professionals. ISC has traditionally been a dealer-focused event while ASIS has been more about corporate, institutional and government end users, but these lines have blurred in recent years with large factions of both groups attending. Scott Goldfine · September 29, 2011

I didn't attend ASIS 2011, and I suspect many of you didn't either. No, I didn't boycott the show, and I think it's a great industry event. But, like you, I have had to focus on why I attend trade shows and how many of them I need to attend. September 29, 2011

Anyone who has been in the industry any length of time knows the top two trade shows of the year are ISC West in Las Vegas in the spring and ASIS, which shifts locations each year, in the fall. They both typically draw about 20,000 security industry professionals. ISC has traditionally been a dealer-focused event while ASIS has been more about corporate, institutional and government end users, but these lines have blurred in recent years with large factions of both groups attending. Scott Goldfine · September 29, 2011

I didn't attend ASIS 2011, and I suspect many of you didn't either. No, I didn't boycott the show, and I think it's a great industry event. But, like you, I have had to focus on why I attend trade shows and how many of them I need to attend. Bob Grossman · September 29, 2011

As physical security becomes more emeshed in the logical world on networks it becomes ever more imperative for the establishment of device, system and installation standards. This is an area that has been sorely lacking in the electronic security realm, and so it has justifiably been receiving more attention. Still, there remains much work to be done. Scott Goldfine · September 28, 2011

As physical security becomes more emeshed in the logical world on networks it becomes ever more imperative for the establishment of device, system and installation standards. This is an area that has been sorely lacking in the electronic security realm, and so it has justifiably been receiving more attention. Still, there remains much work to be done. Scott Goldfine · September 28, 2011

A Federal Appeals Court sitting in Minnesota revered a Federal District Court's order, which granted summary judgment dismissing a claim against an alarm company. September 22, 2011




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