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Campus Security: How to Raise Situational Awareness Through Mass Notification

When securing campuses, security integrators need to look at implementing a proper mass notification system to help alert the necessary people in the event of an emergency.


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Nominations are being accepted for the 11th annual Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award presented by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA), Security Sales & Integration, Honeywell Security and Installation Quality (IQ) Certification Program. SSI Staff · March 09, 2016

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Some alarm contractors might assume their insurance policies will cover them in the event of a claim filed against them. But when installing security systems for certain types of businesses, insurance might not be there for you, leaving you to self-fund your legal defense. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · March 07, 2016

Honeywell CEO David Cote said on Wednesday that the company's dropped merger bid with United Technologies was "an incredible deal" but that he would not get hostile with UTC trying to force a deal. SSI Staff · March 03, 2016

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The security investment is intended to provide police with rapid alerts of gunfire incidents, but some school district officials believe the money could be used in other ways to improve student safety. SSI Staff · February 29, 2016

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