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Rodney Bosch, Senior Editor

Although Bosch’s name is quite familiar to those in the security industry, his previous experience has been in daily newspaper journalism. Prior to joining SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION in 2006, he spent 15 years with the Los Angeles Times, where he performed a wide assortment of editorial responsibilities, including feature and metro department assignments as well as content producing for latimes.com. Bosch is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. In 2007, he successfully completed the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s National Training School coursework to become a Certified Level I Alarm Technician.

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Rodney Bosch's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

Consider Cybersecurity Conferences to Identify Strategic Partners

For installing security contractors looking to add cybersecurity services to their portfolios, cyber conferences can be a great start.

Read: Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Michael Flink Quietly Moves Into David Paja’s Role as Honeywell Security & Fire President

Flink, who most recently served as ADI’s global president, replaces Paja who has taken another position outside of the security industry.

Read: PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

Marcus is credited with being one of the founding fathers of the physical security system integration industry.

Read: VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

Meehan, who currently serves as senior vice president of VSC, will assume his new role on Jan. 1.

Read: Nest Co-Founder and CEO Tony Fadell Steps Down; Successor Named

Nest Co-Founder and CEO Tony Fadell Steps Down; Successor Named

Fadell will become an adviser to Alphabet, Google’s parent company. He will be succeeded by Marwan Fawaz, a former EVP of Motorola Mobility.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: How One Integrator Copes, Flourishes in the Face of a Destructive Hurricane

How One Integrator Copes, Flourishes in the Face of a Destructive Hurricane

SSI speaks with Stephen Spears, a systems integrator based in Puerto Rico, about his experiences after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. His company was profiled in SSI’s September 2017 issue.

Read: Wayne Alarm Acquires High-End Resi Specialist Lexington Alarm Systems

Wayne Alarm Acquires High-End Resi Specialist Lexington Alarm Systems

Wayne Alarm picks up 8,700 subscribers, mostly in high-end and exclusive residential neighborhoods in the greater Boston area.

Read: 2018 Goals: Here’s Why Measuring Your Attrition Should Be a Priority

2018 Goals: Here’s Why Measuring Your Attrition Should Be a Priority

The latest data shows a rise in RMR dollars, yet gross and net attrition is up across customer source categories. Learn how to evaluate attrition to help stem losses.

Read: AT&T Plans to Roll Out Mobile 5G Network by End of 2018

AT&T Plans to Roll Out Mobile 5G Network by End of 2018

AT&T says true mobile 5G services to will become a reality for consumers and businesses in a dozen cities by the end of the year.

Read: Winter Freeze Can Help Warm Up RMR by Offering Environmental Monitoring

Winter Freeze Can Help Warm Up RMR by Offering Environmental Monitoring

One idea to introduce the topic of environmental monitoring to your customer base is to provide them a list of prevention tips via email or a newsletter.

Read: Security Sales Guru Shares Inspirational Quotes for Business Leaders

Security Sales Guru Shares Inspirational Quotes for Business Leaders

Most workdays, security industry veteran Russ Ackerman delivers a thought-provoking quotation to a select email list of business leaders. Here’s a sampling.

Read: Kastle Systems Acquires Urban Alarm; Expands Into Single-Family Resi Market

Kastle Systems Acquires Urban Alarm; Expands Into Single-Family Resi Market

The acquisition also enhances Kastle Systems’ small commercial and NICET-certified fire & life-safety services portfolio.

Read: Security Industry Gears Up to Fend Off Net Neutrality Repeal Threats

Security Industry Gears Up to Fend Off Net Neutrality Repeal Threats

The security industry aims to strengthen safeguards in the Telecommunications Act of 1996, enshrined in section 275, to buttress against potential anti-competitive practices.   

Read: Convergint Technologies Acquires Genesis Security Systems

Convergint Technologies Acquires Genesis Security Systems

Maryland-based Genesis specializes in design, installation, service and monitoring of access control, IP video and UL-2050 intrusion detection systems.

Read: Why the Home Controls Market Is Forecast to Eclipse $62B by 2024

Why the Home Controls Market Is Forecast to Eclipse $62B by 2024

Imperial Capital’s latest “Premises Control and Automation” report projects strong growth in the years ahead, but market evolution will present significant challenges for some security pros.

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