Guest Authors's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Demands to Defund the Police Are a Call to Action for Alarm Industry

Demands to Defund the Police Are a Call to Action for Alarm Industry

Industry veteran Tony Smith explains why the alarm industry would be wise to strengthen its existing police relationships in the wake of national protests.

Read: False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

The False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) is directly involved with finding best practices for alarm companies, responding authorities and consumers.

Read: Why Open Standards for Interoperability Are Vital for Retrofit Projects

Why Open Standards for Interoperability Are Vital for Retrofit Projects

Open standards for interoperability, such as those offered by ONVIF, allow end users to add newer security components from multiple vendors as needed in the future.

Read: 5 Reasons Veterans Are a Perfect Fit for the Security Industry

5 Reasons Veterans Are a Perfect Fit for the Security Industry

Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones explains how veterans entering the workforce already have identifiable skills that can be transferred to the physical security world.

Read: Interlogix Insider Tells How Things Went Awry

Interlogix Insider Tells How Things Went Awry

The recently announced demise of one of the security industry’s largest manufacturers isn’t so shocking when you review the warning signs.

Guest Authors's Latest Posts

Read: How to Sustain Company Culture in a Remote Work Environment

How to Sustain Company Culture in a Remote Work Environment

Business leaders are faced with the challenge of keeping employees’ spirits high as uncertainty consumes them these days, but it’s not hopeless.

Read: What to Know About High-Volume Industrial Inkjet Printers

What to Know About High-Volume Industrial Inkjet Printers

Heavy-duty isn’t just for government deployments. It’s also a secure identity printing trend in financial, enterprise and service bureau environments.

Read: With More People Working at Home, Smart Homes Expected to Do More

With More People Working at Home, Smart Homes Expected to Do More

COVID-19 has dramatically increased the time consumers are spending at home. These changes are driving new investments in their property as they evaluate the performance and functionality of their smart home security systems.

Read: Why Logistics Operations Are So Pivotal in This Time of COVID-19

Why Logistics Operations Are So Pivotal in This Time of COVID-19

The impacts of COVID-19 have highlighted many vulnerabilities in our vital supply chains in the U.S. and beyond.

Read: iSecure: Platform Provides Pros Competitive Edge

iSecure: Platform Provides Pros Competitive Edge

iSecure security and connected home systems offer a new solution for lowering dealers’ upfront costs, reducing labor, adding RMR accounts faster and achieving payback in half the time of popular all-in-ones.

Read: Residential Security Market Insights: Exploring the Impact of COVID-19

Residential Security Market Insights: Exploring the Impact of COVID-19

Smart home devices and services are benefitting from the tailwinds of consumer concern for health and safety, increased time at home, and desires for comfort, convenience and time for upgrade projects.

Read: Research: Purchaser Age Plays Role in Connected Lock Sales

Research: Purchaser Age Plays Role in Connected Lock Sales

The more a dealer knows about their customer’s buying habits and patterns, the better prepared they can be to ask the right questions.

Read: Home Automation Deep Dive: More Residential Dealers Deploy DIY During Pandemic

Home Automation Deep Dive: More Residential Dealers Deploy DIY During Pandemic

Self-installed security systems, with and without professional monitoring attached, spikes due to COVID-19 challenges on the home front. SSI’s 2020 Home Automation Deep Dive reveals what else is helping offset a slowdown in installed system sales.

Read: ASAP Is Moving From Dedicated Server Hardware to the Cloud — Here’s What It Means

ASAP Is Moving From Dedicated Server Hardware to the Cloud — Here’s What It Means

While ASAP already provides tremendous value, a technology refresh is underway to lay the foundation for future innovation that will add even more value to the service.

Read: How 70 Surveillance Cameras Keep a Michigan Cannabis Facility Secure

How 70 Surveillance Cameras Keep a Michigan Cannabis Facility Secure

Cannabis industry services company Existo chose security solutions from VIVOTEK to outfit a cultivation facility with an IP camera solution.

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