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
Pharmaceutical company Option Care went to Protection 1 in need of a security system but with a list of specific regulations it needed to comply with from a legal standpoint. That was no problem for the folks at P1, who came through and delivered a solution that earned them the 2016 SSI Integrated Installation of the Year (multisite solution) award.
Scott Goldfine · July 21, 2016
All monitoring companies need to wake up each morning knowing they are moving forward with the latest technology and services to ensure the best services from their central stations.
Peter Giacalone · July 18, 2016
San Francisco's Golden Gate Transit buses will receive updated video surveillance cameras once a board of directors approves the $900,000 plan.
Stephen Sellner · July 15, 2016
In June, the FAA released new laws regulating the use of commercial drones. That has opened up a window for security professionals to incorporate UAVs into their services offering.
By Andy Von Stauffenberg · July 15, 2016
Is your building in need of an overnight security guard? Meet RAMSEE, the perfect robot for the job. RAMSEE scans its environment for potentially hazardous indicators, including motion, smoke and other hazards.
Stephen Sellner · June 17, 2016
Most people don't know just how dangerous carbon monoxide can be. Installing and monitoring CO detectors in a customer's home can be the difference between life and death.
Mark Matlock · June 14, 2016