Security contractors must walk a fine line to give customers the most value for their money without selling them more than they need. It’s hard to go wrong if you understand all the parameters and put the customer first. Fortunately today’s intrusion technology presents numerous win-win benefits for end users and providers.
By Al Colombo · June 26, 2015
A Knoxville, Tenn.-based Subway restaurant has implemented the Intruder Security System, which releases traceable synthetic DNA on robbers, helping police to track suspects.
SSI Staff · May 12, 2015
A home intruder forgot to log off of Facebook before he fled the scene. The homeowner was able to catch the criminal using the intruder's own social media account.
Ashley Willis · February 12, 2015
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
Following the recent White House breach, aggressive and sweeping changes need to be implemented at the White House now. Here's why the Secret Service should subscribe to many of the proven practices security alarm industry professionals follow.
Jeff Zwirn · October 02, 2014
The TOWER-32AM PG2 dual technology detector by Visonic of Bloomfield, Conn., a Tyco Security Products company, combines advanced PIR detection algorithms with K-band microwave detection to reduce false alarms.
SSI Staff · January 22, 2014
Analysts have forecast intelligent devices in perimeter security to top $200 million in 2013 as video surveillance and analytics are becoming an integral part of electronic perimeter security solutions.
November 13, 2013
The October issue of SSI features a guide to selecting a third-party central monitoring station in which nine providers are spotlighted. I conducted extensive interviews with executives from all of them, most of which could not be shoehorned into the print publication. In this exclusive bonus blog, COPS Monitoring President and COO Jim McMullen discusses alarm and dispatch management, regulatory issues and COPS' monitoring redundancy.
Scott Goldfine · October 27, 2013
In this exclusive bonus blog, Rapid Response Monitoring Vice President of Operations Morgan Hertel discusses the importance of IT support, the economics of third-party monitoring and Rapid Response's core strengths.
Scott Goldfine · October 24, 2013
The October issue of SSI features a guide to selecting a third-party central monitoring station in which nine providers are spotlighted. I conducted extensive interviews with executives from all of them, most of which could not be shoehorned into the print publication. In this exclusive bonus blog, Monitor America Vice President of Operations and CMO Jay Stuck discusses power of video-based monitored services, value of training and hot markets.
Scott Goldfine · October 22, 2013