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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: Case of the Missing Yard Signs: Brinks Makes Good on Technician’s Disregard

Case of the Missing Yard Signs: Brinks Makes Good on Technician’s Disregard

A technician for a Brinks authorized dealer inexplicably jettisons a pair of yard signs at a customer’s residence, but all’s well that ends well.

Read: Why Employing More Women in Leadership Roles Drives Innovation

Why Employing More Women in Leadership Roles Drives Innovation

Research shows a statistically significant relationship between management diversity and innovation, as companies with higher levels of gender diversity achieve more revenue from new products and services.

Read: Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Our planet is essentially under surveillance around the clock with security cameras, satellites, drones and more. Privacy concerns are undeniable, but all those imaging technologies are having a positive effect too.

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.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

For the past 20 years most hardwired alarm panels have been manufactured in deviation to UL 1023, UL 985 and NFPA 72 standards, Jeffrey Zwirn contends.

Read: Hikvision, Dahua Among Chinese Tech Firms Blacklisted by U.S.

Hikvision, Dahua Among Chinese Tech Firms Blacklisted by U.S.

The Trump administration added 28 Chinese organizations to a blacklist over concerns about their role in human rights violations.

Read: Security Pros Bemoan Lack of Innovation for Interlogix’s Downfall

Security Pros Bemoan Lack of Innovation for Interlogix’s Downfall

Security specialists from across the industry landscape provide their take on critical shortcomings that led to the once-vaunted brand’s fall from grace.

Read: 8 GSX 2019 Booth Highlights With Product Insights

8 GSX 2019 Booth Highlights With Product Insights

Senior Editor Rodney Bosch walked the Global Security Exchange exhibition throughout the three-day event to bring back a grab bag of product tidbits.

Read: Police in Sandy Springs Claim Early Success With Alarm Verification Law

Police in Sandy Springs Claim Early Success With Alarm Verification Law

The city’s ordinance mandates police not respond to home and business intrusion alarms without video, audio or in-person verification a crime is occurring.

Read: GSX 2019: Sights, Sounds & Takeaways From the Show Floor

GSX 2019: Sights, Sounds & Takeaways From the Show Floor

Have a look around ASIS International’s Global Security Exchange, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, with overriding themes from the exhibition.

Read: How to Differentiate by Emphasizing the Full Breadth of Pro Service

How to Differentiate by Emphasizing the Full Breadth of Pro Service

Alarm.com’s Philip Pearson, VP sales operations, Partner Growth, explains how security dealers can win in the face of disruptive competition, the rise of DIY and more.

Read: Napco Reports 20th Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Record Sales

Napco Reports 20th Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Record Sales

Reporting Q4 results, Napco said net income for the fiscal year increased 60% to a record $12.2 million from $7.6 million a year ago.

Read: Badly Needed Renovations to U.S. Firehouses Could Cost $100B, NFPA Study Shows

Badly Needed Renovations to U.S. Firehouses Could Cost $100B, NFPA Study Shows

A new NFPA report found that more than 21,000 firehouses across the nation are beyond 40 years of age and in need of significant overhauls.

Read: GSX 2019 Pick 6: Educational Sessions Highlighted for Security Integrators

GSX 2019 Pick 6: Educational Sessions Highlighted for Security Integrators

There are 300+ sessions offered at GSX organized into 17 subject-matter tracks. Here are six to consider from the Physical & Operational Security track.

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