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More than 1,300 United States Department of Homeland Security badges and credentials were either lost or stolen in period from 2012 until 2015, in addition to at least 165 firearms. The lost methods of identification raise national security concerns if they fell in the hands of terrorists. SSI Staff · January 28, 2016

An alarm annunciator should alert, inform and guide. Make sure you address who will be interpreting your annunciator panel. Bob Dolph · January 28, 2016

As part of the security plan in place for Super Bowl 50, military pilots aboard F-15s will patrol the skies to make sure no unauthorized aircraft comes within a 10-mile radius of Levi's Stadium. SSI Staff · January 27, 2016

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, subcontractors and others. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · January 26, 2016

Thomas McConnell, director of Denver-based Headwaters MB believes, Tyco could have been shopped more broadly. It merged with Johnson Controls (JCI) on Monday in a $20 billion deal. Rodney Bosch · January 26, 2016

North American-based installing security contractors have until Friday (Jan. 29) to submit entries to the 21st annual sales and marketing program. SSI Staff · January 25, 2016

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

Monitronics International, a residential security provider, and Alarm.com, a platform for smart home and connected security technology, announced on Wednesday they have extended their technology partnership. Alarm.com will continue to be the primary supplier of smart home technology and connected security services to Monitronics and its more than 600 authorized dealers. SSI Staff · January 21, 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 FBI and United States Department of Homeland Security are curious if a series of attacks on fiber optic systems in California are all part of a "more complex plot" to attack Super Bowl 50. SSI Staff · January 19, 2016


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