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Do’s & Don’ts of DIY Security Alarm Business

Are you considering entering the do-it-yourself (DIY) alarm business? Security Sales & Integration's Legal Briefing Legal Briefing columnist Ken Kirchenbaum considers caveats to the lure of the DIY alarm…


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Are you considering entering the do-it-yourself (DIY) alarm business? Security Sales & Integration's Legal Briefing Legal Briefing columnist Ken Kirchenbaum considers caveats to the lure of the DIY alarm business. and Ken Kirschenbaum · March 11, 2015

SSI's Legal Briefing columnist Ken Kirschenbaum discusses a class action lawsuit that claims ADT’s wireless systems are easily hacked by unauthorized third parties. Kirschenbaum warns small electronic security firms that while ADT may prevail in the lawsuit, most companies would be financially hard pressed to defend themselves. Ken Kirschenbaum · January 08, 2015

Subscriber contracts hold the key to company valuations. Ken Kirschenbaum · December 17, 2014

SSI's "Legal Briefing" columnist Ken Kirschenbaum offers electronic security contractors recommendations for retaining renewals and recurring monthly revenue. Ken Kirschenbaum · November 20, 2014

If security system integrators are offering mobile personal response systems (mPERS) to their clients, they need to be aware of the laws that require the safeguarding of personal medical information, specifically HIPAA Security, Privacy and Breach Notification Rules. Ken Kirschenbaum · November 18, 2014

Security alarm companies need to make sure that the fine print on contracts expresses clear, concise and unmistakable language for consumers to understand. Ken Kirschenbaum · October 27, 2014

Installing security contractors need to watch out for potential early termination pitfalls. Ken Kirschenbaum · October 16, 2014

A security company is a party to agreements that requires the firm to provide indemnity. Learn what you should expect the indemnified party to invoke its right to indemnity if the occasion arises. Ken Kirschenbaum · July 24, 2014

Beating back attrition by being proactive before the customer cancels. By Ken Kirschenbaum · January 09, 2014

Why failure to properly perform extra contractual duties can give rise to a tort claim. By Ken Kirschenbaum · December 01, 2013




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