President Obama this week signed into law a bill that will give electronic security companies relief from onerous energy efficiency requirements, as well as food safety legislation that is anticipated to provide new business opportunities for installing security contractors ...
January 05, 2011
Three electronic security industry associations contend proposed legislation in Illinois could force private monitoring companies to compete for business with public entities such as fire protection districts ...
Ashley Willis · December 07, 2010
The results of the November election will undoubtedly bring changes throughout the nation. What impact do you believe the recent midterm elections will have on your business?
November 30, 2010
Knight Security Systems has completed the first leg of its $12 million contract to install video surveillance cameras in 13 nursing facilities located throughout Texas ...
November 02, 2010
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its "Privacy Framework," a 12-item guideline addressing privacy issues related to security technologies ...
September 13, 2010
The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have written a joint letter to Natural Resources Canada stating that electronic security and life-safety devices should be exempt from energy efficiency requirements that cannot realistically be applied to such appliances ...
August 24, 2010
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is opposing legislation that would sharply restrict the use of biometric technology in Alaska ...
August 17, 2010
With the House of Representatives having already passed food safety legislation and approval for the Senate's version of the bill anticipated by year's end, new regulations on foodservice facilities are expected to provide new business for installing security contractors.
By Rodney Bosch · August 05, 2010
The House of Representatives today passed legislation that would establish legal standards for carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and encourage use of the devices.
July 27, 2010
Increasingly, states and local jurisdictions are mandating the installation of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. Alarm professionals therefore must not only comply with the industry’s most recent product standards, but understand the differences among various new requirements.
June 06, 2010