The second annual awards program — spotlighting applications in access control, security monitoring and video surveillance and other categories — measures how security products perform in actual deployments in the field.
SSI Staff · September 12, 2016
At the urging of the Electronic Security Association, state regulators are giving central Indiana residents who live in the 317 telephone area code one more month before they must begin using 10 digits when dialing.
SSI Staff · September 07, 2016
Wayne Boggs, president of Richmond Alarm Co. in Richmond, Va., has been in the alarm industry for five decades. He shares how companies can best overcome their problems.
Ron Davis · August 12, 2016
Mass notifications not only keep community members in the loop on developing situations, but it's also a valuable source of RMR for alarm companies.
Kevin Lehan · August 10, 2016
Looking to modernize your central station? A video wall can help raise the bar when it comes to your monitoring capabilities. Here are five steps that will help you find the right one.
SSI Staff · August 08, 2016
The monitoring business is changing, according to CSAA Executive Director Jay Hauhn. But that doesn't mean traditional methods aren't strong as well.
Jay Hauhn · August 05, 2016
Boston-based SimpliSafe, a DIY alarm company, has staged a full-on assault on the integrity of the electronic security industry, painting it as enemies. This has gone too far, says SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine.
Scott Goldfine · August 04, 2016
Security dealers are always searching for more ways to increase revenue, particularly RMR. Representatives from leading monitoring companies share their tricks to the trade.
By Erin Harrington · August 03, 2016
Industry veteran Morgan Hertel is making a months-long transition from his previous role as an operations executive at Rapid Response Monitoring.
Rodney Bosch · August 01, 2016
Vector Security has announced that Delaware County, Ohio, has gone live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), a technology that automates communication between alarm monitoring central stations and 911 centers, resulting in improved accuracy and speed of emergency response.
SSI Staff · July 21, 2016