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Security systems installation and monitoring firm Protection 1 unveiled its “The Power to Do More for You” campaign at the show, its first exhibiting appearance with ADT since the announcement of the…


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A home security salesman was indicted after police say he fatally shot a homeowner after an altercation. The salesman, Richard Luis Amezquita, told police he was acting in self defense after the homeowner, Kerry O'Toole, kicked and choked him and even threw rocks at him. SSI Staff · January 25, 2016

Wireless installation of alarm systems in residential settings has greatly emerged thanks to its affordability and reliability. In the past, installers swore off wireless installation. Now, many believe it's the only way to go. By Al Colombo · January 20, 2016

The ESA and MSCA expressed their disagreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General's ruling that Comcast does not need licensing or permits to install wireless security systems. SSI Staff · December 11, 2015

A man who had been selling security systems and services for ADT Security and Protection One pled guilty on Thursday to wire fraud, U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced. SSI Staff · December 11, 2015

On Wednesday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey overturned a cease and desist order against Comcast stemming from a 2012 lawsuit backed by the Electrical Board that had kept the company from installing security systems in two towns in Massachusetts. SSI Staff · December 10, 2015

Building young talent in the industry is paramount. Here are some core skills each technician entering the field should be equipped with to thrive in the security industry. Bob Dolph · December 09, 2015

Alarm dealers regularly encounter the ethical dilemma of upselling home security systems. Where is the line drawn between fair and foul? By Al Colombo · December 07, 2015

An independent sales representative affiliated with a home security system dealer was fired after allegedly telling potential clients that he was associated with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. SSI Staff · November 24, 2015

When it comes to alarm systems, the terms "free" and "state-of-the-art" are mutually exclusive. Security dealers and customers alike should beware of systems marketed as such. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 16, 2015

How much the new monitor-it-yourself (MIY) security system paradigm will affect the current model is a big question for the security industry. But a bigger question for the entire population is: How will MIY security systems affect police response to alarm events? Julie Jacobson · November 10, 2015


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