Tightly monitoring every facet of operations remains priority No. 1 as installing security firms continue to claw their way out of the economic doldrums. Five veteran CEOs explain how they stopped the bleeding in 2010 and why — although they can’t let their guards down — they expect 2011 to be more fruitful.
By Scott Goldfine · January 03, 2011
During its annual “Healthcare, Education and Corporate Campus Security Expo,” systems integrator Niscayah Inc. will educate attendees on the emerging technologies and best practices being deployed at health-care institutions, higher education facilities and corporate campuses around the nation ...
December 20, 2010
During my recent trip to Boca Raton, Fla., to attend the First Alert Professional Convention I conducted a 90-minute roundtable interview featuring Mike Ash, president of Garden State Fire & Security Alarm Co. in Aberdeen, N.J.; Larry and Mike Matson, principals of Matson Alarm, Fresno, Calif.; Mike Miller, vice president of Moon Security Services in Pasco, Wash.; and Bill Zeller, CEO of Mellon Security & Sound Systems in Lantana, Fla. ...
Scott Goldfine · December 20, 2010
The California Alarm Association’s (CAA) Winter Convention in San Francisco, held Dec. 9-11, included a provocative executive symposium with three industry leaders sharing insights and strong opinions on trends affecting the alarm industry. In a nutshell, among positive industry viewpoints, wake-up calls aimed at installing security contractors did ensue.
Rodney Bosch · December 15, 2010
Security Industry Association (SIA) used this week's ISC Solutions convention in New York as a platform to unveil Security Week, a new coordinated venture to be held in the Big Apple in 2011 ...
November 03, 2010
SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine discusses the benefits of standing out from the pack.
By Scott Goldfine · October 31, 2010
While getting out to major industry events is usually an energizing experience, the consensus at this year's recent ASIS expo in Dallas was particularly invigorating. To some extent, it may be more of a collective relief that the security industry and most of its practitioners have withstood one of the harshest economic periods in modern times and that the worst of it is behind us ...
Scott Goldfine · October 28, 2010
ASIS 2010 may be in the books but the experience is likely to have left a lasting upbeat impression with many of the participating exhibitors and attendees alike ...
October 20, 2010
ASIS Int'l has selected 10 ASIS Accolades winners has part of its awards competition that recognizes the industry's most innovative new products, services and solutions ...
September 28, 2010
Goodbye ISC East. Hello ISC Solutions.
September 28, 2010