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2015 Sales & Marketing Survey: Security Industry Sharpens Its Methods

Empowered like never before thanks to the advent of social media, customers wield what security practitioners say is the most powerful marketing determinant — word of mouth. As a result, Security Sales…



Video surveillance footage shows a passenger locomotive crashing into a barrier at a train station in Mumbai. The derailment resulted in the injuries of five people. SSI Staff · June 29, 2015

LOUD Security picks up a mix of 1,200 residential and commercial accounts from the local security provider. SSI Staff · June 29, 2015

The electronic security industry is mourning the loss of Security Sales & Integration Hall of Famer Peder Kolind, who introduced mass-marketing of alarm systems. SSI Staff · June 29, 2015

FLIR Systems’ FLIR One technology, which turns iPhones into a thermal imaging camera, has partnered with Manything and IFTTT, opens up major opportunities for security and home automation. Julie Jacobson · June 29, 2015

Surveillance video allegedly shows a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office K-9 handler viciously attacking a public safety dog in the parking lot at Black Bear Casino. SSI Staff · June 29, 2015

Check out six of the biggest security camera installation fails ever in this slideshow. SSI Staff · June 26, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security has given a $75,000 grant to Temple Israel of Great Neck. The temple will install access control and video surveillance solutions. SSI Staff · June 26, 2015

Security contractors must walk a fine line to give customers the most value for their money without selling them more than they need. It’s hard to go wrong if you understand all the parameters and put the customer first. Fortunately today’s intrusion technology presents numerous win-win benefits for end users and providers. By Al Colombo · June 26, 2015

Alarm.com began trading stock on NASDAQ on June 26. The company becomes only the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4. Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2015

Which manufacturers, distributors and central stations truly have their channel partners’ backs? Check out SSI's 2015 Supplier Stellar Service Award winners. SSI Staff · June 25, 2015




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