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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…


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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

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, EMERgency24 National Sales Manager Kevin McCarthy discusses changing communications methods, third-party monitoring advantages and being a technology leader. Scott Goldfine · October 20, 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, Mace Central Station President John McCann discusses helping system integrators cultivate RMR, launching new technology and the power of branding. Scott Goldfine · October 17, 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, United Central Control (UCC) Senior Vice President / Sales and Marketing Mark Matlock discusses signal transmission, new service opportunities and compliance challenges. Scott Goldfine · October 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, Affiliated Monitoring Vice President Daniel Oppenheim discusses training, value-adds and increasing RMR. Scott Goldfine · October 09, 2013

In this Q&A, Vector Security CEO Pam Petrow addresses the larger false alarm issue as well as how technology advancement such as video verification can help. Scott Goldfine · October 06, 2013

My cover story for SSI’s September issue talks about Bosch Security Systems’ 2013 renaissance of sorts with a higher profile from recent years and the launch of 110 new products this year. While the feature centers around my extensive interview with Bosch executive Jeremy Hockham, I posed some questions to industry observers to attempt to get a more broad perspective of the German-based security equipment manufacturing giant. Scott Goldfine · September 09, 2013

Bosch Security Systems Americas President of Sales Jeremy Hockham discusses how security business differs abroad, the new trend of partnerships among competitors, engineering insights and integrator opportunities in this exclusive interview. Scott Goldfine · September 03, 2013

One of the most basic elements of an intrusion system is the alarm contact or switch used to secure doors, windows and other building openings. Although ubiquitous and not overly complex, alarm contacts nonetheless require the utmost attention to ensure proper alarm system operations. By Bob Dolph · September 03, 2013

Honeywell of Melville, N.Y., releases the 5822T wireless tilt sensor, which has been designed to mount vertically on surfaces that tilt horizontally when opened, such as garage doors. SSI Staff · August 04, 2013




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