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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,…


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CNL Software CEO Keith Bloodworth offers his reflections and predictions on the PSIM industry as the calendar closes on 2015 and turns to 2016. SSI Staff · December 28, 2015

Congress passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 on Dec. 15. Included are provisions that benefit security and alarm companies. By Mitch Reitman · December 17, 2015

Doing some last-minute shopping? SSI has 12 items that would brighten any security professional's holiday, from tablets to the Amazon Echo and everywhere in between. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hits theaters everywhere on Dec. 18. In Philadelphia, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness is taking no chances on security. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

In the second round of 2016 predictions for the security industry, pros expect higher revenues, particularly in video surveillance, and increased opportunities with the Internet of Things (IoT). Scott Goldfine · December 16, 2015

A panel of 12 security integrators expect higher quality video surveillance, more cloud-based services and many more technology innovations in 2016. SSI Staff · December 14, 2015

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

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

At what point does some security become more ineffective than none? SSI Editor-In-Chief Scott Goldfine explains how professionally tailored systems still hold the upper hand on DIY and other cookie-cutter security systems. Scott Goldfine · December 08, 2015




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