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It’s No Secret: Bush Incident Shows Secret Service Needs to Brush Up on Security Basics

Recent national reports of the alarm system at George H.W. Bush’s home being inoperable and not in commission for more than a year is unconscionable. Professional alarm contractors know better and would…


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Police here arrested an installing alarm technician Monday after he allegedly tried to steal more than $40,000 worth of jewelry during an alarm installation. December 11, 2012

The residential security landscape is being rocked by a seismic wave of IP connected features and services. Gain perspective of how each segment of the channel is being jolted by this major shakeup and eventual shakeout. Also take heed of the telling statistics and tips to capture new revenues to keep your business on solid ground. November 01, 2012

There were an estimated 80,100 carbon monoxide (CO) incidents in 2010, nearly double the 40,900 reports in 2003, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). October 15, 2012

ADS Security has introduced a new solution that merges its primary home security offering with home automation services, allowing consumers to remotely manage their systems from anywhere using a mobile device. September 26, 2012

The 2010 US census is a fascinating statistical look at a wide range of factors impacting life in the United States, not least of which is the effect of crime – robbery and burglary in particular. Using the data from the Robbery and Property Crimes report, this infographic takes a look at crime in modern America – where it happens, when it happens, and how often. September 25, 2012

AlarmSystemReport.com, a provider of residential security system reviews, named four do-it-yourself (DIY) firms among its inaugural Best Home Alarm System Companies awards program. July 30, 2012

In an effort to respond to the growing interest in home automation solutions, home improvement retailer Lowe’s releases Iris, a cloud-based smart home platform. Ashley Willis · July 25, 2012

Among its efforts to combat rampant drug crimes and gang activity at the Jackson Square at West End housing project, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is utilizing a wireless surveillance system. July 11, 2012

The residential market is shaking off the recession to emerge with greater upside than ever. Consumers want new technologies and services associated with home controls and remote access, and security companies are positioned to deliver them. With the latest trends, sales tips, technology and more, SSI’s Rebirth of Residential Security Revenues special section tells how to cash in. First up: New market research.   July 01, 2012

Mobile apps and Web-enabled services that allow consumers to control security and automation devices are fueling revenue growth in the residential market. July 01, 2012




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