Potter Electric Signal Co. struck a deal with Harrington Signal of Moline, Ill., to acquire three leading product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems and CPG Signals.
Scott Goldfine · October 19, 2015
Habitec Security is doing its part to improve public safety by cutting down on false alarms that waste the time of local police. It has worked closely with local police to reduce false alarms by 65%.
Scott Goldfine · October 08, 2015
One of the most interesting among so many pieces of data from SSI's Commercial End-User Study is the open-ended question that asks respondents to explain what makes a security provider a “hero” in their eyes.
Scott Goldfine · August 31, 2015
ConnectWise and CharTec Academy share 13 tips to help company executives hire the most effective and competent employees for their business.
By Alex Rogers · August 31, 2015
Many security companies do not adequately plan or train for the extended or permanent loss of a key individual or supplier. At a minimum it can be an unpleasant nuisance, at its worst it could lead to unraveling of the entire business. This is why it is essential to carefully document roles, processes and responsibilities within a company.
Scott Goldfine · August 14, 2015
Security firms offer tips for getting a community service program started and explain why it is important for businesses as well as the security industry. Spoiler alert, it does not have to cost that much but a company should carefully vet which organizations with which it aligns.
Scott Goldfine · July 22, 2015
Security Sales & Integration
's "Legal Briefing" columnist Ken Kirschenbaum discusses new details security systems integrators need to consider about automatic renewal provisions.
Ken Kirschenbaum · July 08, 2015
An argument could be made that ESX has supplanted ISC East as the third leading show after ISC West and ASIS. Here are 10 things to watch out for associated with this important industry show.
Scott Goldfine · June 17, 2015
Reuters reports that private equity firm Apollo Global Management is in talks to acquire ASG Security and planning to merge it with Protection 1. The deal is reportedly valued at $2 billion.
SSI Staff · May 12, 2015
Perhaps the most notable change to PSA-TEC was the inclusion of a new cybersecurity education track and a series of vendor cybersecurity solutions spotlight sessions. Find out what they had to share.
Scott Goldfine · May 10, 2015