The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is the leading organization advocating for the industry, helping avert municipal or regulatory conflicts, and promoting security’s interests and value to first responders, the public and media. Find out SIAC’s efforts and impact extends far beyond alarm management.
By Ron Walters · October 27, 2014
The Security Industry Association Intrusion Subcommittee has updated CP-01 false alarm standard, which details recommended design features for control panels and their associated arming and disarming devices, including smartphones and tablets.
Rodney Bosch · October 01, 2014
Reducing nuisance alarms from triggered key fobs is necessary to maintain positive relationships with public safety agencies, the group says.
SSI Staff · May 29, 2014
Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) has appointed Thomas J. Sweeney to its team to assist public safety agencies in managing alarm issues.
December 12, 2013
The security industry has moved from indifference to taking responsibility for the false alarm issue, forging stronger bonds with key officials in communities nationwide. Better technology, best practices and consistent outreach is making a huge difference, with the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) at the forefront of education and advocacy.
October 23, 2013
When it comes to effectively managing alarms and reducing false dispatches, Vector Security not only goes strictly by the book — it is adding new chapters. The exceptionally well run company has mastered techniques that please customers and law enforcement alike while maximizing safety. Find out how Vector Security has become the first repeat Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award winner.
By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2013
A trifecta of recurring revenue opportunities.
By Kevin Lehan · July 31, 2013
Vector Security’s ongoing efforts to reduce false alarm dispatches have earned it the 2012 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. Company representatives accepted the honor on Tuesday during a special ceremony at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).
June 18, 2013
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) will honor alarm industry veteran Sharon Elder with the 2013 William N. Moody Award at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).
June 11, 2013
Georgia is joining the list of states to mandate alarm management best practices to conserve police resources while maintaining police response for burglar alarms. Beginning July 1, central stations will be required to make two telephone calls to alarm owners prior to dispatching police to an alarm site.
May 15, 2013