The Security Industry Association's (SIA) Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has been formed to develop guidelines for use of electronic security and life safety equipment in schools. PASS combines the technical knowledge offered by SIA’s Education Interest Group with knowledge from representatives of schools, law enforcement, and trade associations.
By D. Craig MacCormack · October 29, 2014
There is increase on the demand for personal emergency response systems (PERS). Get the inside track on the very specific business, marketing and response needs required by this growing product offering.
By Al Colombo · October 28, 2014
The Security Industry Association and the International Association of Police Chiefs have awarded the Houston Police Department and the Greater Houston Retailers Association with the 2014 Michael Shanahan Award for helping to reduce violent crime at convenience stores in the city.
SSI Staff · October 28, 2014
Learn why communication between the electronic security contractor, the end user, and the IT department is essential to successfully installing and operating a security system.
By Bryan Warren · October 23, 2014
Brite Energy business launches its first phase in Southern California. The new service integrates with P1’s enhanced home automation and monitoring offering.
SSI Staff · October 22, 2014
Because legal challenges associated with cloud security risks are not always widely understood by consumers, cyber attorney David Willson suggests a few things electronic security contractors should consider when helping clients who are seeking to utilize cloud-based services.
By Barbara Shaw · October 22, 2014
The latest addition to Honeywell's Total Connect Remote Services is its Total Connect Tracking services that supports the ability to keep tabs in real time of family cars and company trucks.
By Robert Archer · October 20, 2014
Vanderbilt Industries acquires Siemens' Security Products business to boost its position in the European security systems market through a wider and more comprehensive range of products and solutions.
Scott Goldfine · October 20, 2014
Places of worship are oftentimes easy targets for crooks. Dealers will need to understand the unique needs of these facilities in order to successfully meet the client’s security and purchasing requirements.
By Greag Mills · October 17, 2014
Honeywell reports strong organic sales and double-digit earnings growth during the 3rd quarter. The Automation and Control Solutions segment that includes the security and safety businesses did particularly well with a 9% sales increase (vs. 5% overall). Hence, Honeywell is raising its EPS projections 11%-12%.
Scott Goldfine · October 17, 2014