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Pam Petrow, president and CEO of Vector Security, discusses how a diverse workforce can benefit an organization, plus best practices to recruit young professionals.

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Tim Whall has wasted no time since becoming CEO of Protection One. For starters, since helping close the deal in June for the nation’s No. 2 electronic security provider, he’s met with employees in all 65 branches while assembling an impressive executive team. SSI spoke with Whall about his plans at P1 and other industry topics. By Rodney Bosch · September 01, 2010

The Electronic Security Association (ESA, formerly NBFAA) formally introduced its new president, Dom D’Ascoli, at the recent Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Pittsburgh. By Scott Goldfine · June 30, 2010

UTC Fire & Security, already a formidable player in the electronic security industry, supersized itself by acquiring GE Security, an operation that was created through the acquisition of leading security and fire alarm systems. By Rodney Bosch · March 31, 2010

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Fast-growing APX Alarm of Provo, Utah, has lately raised indignation from dealers across the country, many of whom claim unscrupulous tactics used by some of its summertime door-to-door sales reps are soiling an entire industry's reputation. December 31, 2009

The adoption of IP camera standards is considered a vital component to the continued expansion of the IP video surveillance market. A select few groups, including Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), are leading the charge to create a global standard for interfacing network video products. November 30, 2009

Despite operating during a severe recession, this year's ASIS Seminar and Exhibits experienced only a slight decrease in attendance, less than 9 percent, compared to 2008, according Michael Cummings, CPP, 2009 president of ASIS Int'l. October 31, 2009

Michael Pope, president of Safety Technologies Inc. and Audio Video Interiors Inc. of Medina, Ohio, has been charging design fees for his security and high-end A/V installations for almost 10 years. September 30, 2009

Although Underwriters Laboratories' UL Mark is recognized on innumerable electronics, many people are not aware the Melville, N.Y.-based organization's work dates back to 1894. Chris Hasbrook, vice president and general manager of UL's global fire and security sector, offers more insight about the organization. By Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2009


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