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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.

Read: Why the Education, Healthcare Markets Are Turning to Biometrics

Why the Education, Healthcare Markets Are Turning to Biometrics

The education and healthcare markets have an increasingly critical need to fuse convenience and security while validating “true identity” as opposed to identity that is simply associated with the possession of an ID card.

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Read: Cracking the Code: What You Need to Know About Panic Hardware

Cracking the Code: What You Need to Know About Panic Hardware

Navigating the codes surrounding the use of panic hardware can be a challenge for specifiers. This guide will let you know when it is required, as well as define the available options.

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: The 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2019

The 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2019

The security dealer/integrator channel is predicated upon new or unique products and those that support their smooth and profitable implementation. Find them in SSI’s Top 30 Technology Innovations of the Year.

Read: The Top Tech Takeaways From the 2010s

The Top Tech Takeaways From the 2010s

Security stakeholders from Hanwha, Genetec, Bosch, Axis and SIA highlight some of the most important security technology advancements from the past decade.

Read: Security Industry’s Top Tech Trend Takeaways of 2019

Security Industry’s Top Tech Trend Takeaways of 2019

SSI checks in with a half-dozen security industry stakeholders to get their opinions on which technologies made the most impact in the marketplace during the year.

Read: 1 Out of 4 Package Theft Victims End Up Buying a Video Doorbell

1 Out of 4 Package Theft Victims End Up Buying a Video Doorbell

Two reports were recently released examining how residents react to package thefts, as well as which states see the most and fewest break-ins.

Read: 4 Ways to Grow and Future-Proof Your Locksmith Business

4 Ways to Grow and Future-Proof Your Locksmith Business

There are a number of ways locksmiths can adopt new and effective strategies for building their businesses across a number of markets.

Read: Is Your Company a Good Fit for Government Work?

Is Your Company a Good Fit for Government Work?

Entering the world of government procurement might seem overwhelming, but for sectors as lucrative as the security field it’s an area worth considering.

Read: How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

Experts delve into the latest trends and vendor offerings in the residential smart locks and energy management market.

Read: Urban Alarm Protects WinnResidential Property With Event-Based Monitoring

Urban Alarm Protects WinnResidential Property With Event-Based Monitoring

Kastle Systems’ Urban Alarm specified video and monitoring solutions to meet the end user’s specific security challenges.

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