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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: Hackers Can Jack Your Smart TV to ‘Silently Cyberstalk You,’ FBI Says

Hackers Can Jack Your Smart TV to ‘Silently Cyberstalk You,’ FBI Says

The FBI warns that smart TVs equipped with Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable to intrusion.

Read: Top Black Friday Deals for Smart Home  Cameras, Doorbells & More

Top Black Friday Deals for Smart Home Cameras, Doorbells & More

Here is but a small example of smart home device deals for Black Friday 2019, including savings on security cameras, thermostats and doorbells.

Read: Abandoned Interlogix Dealers Contend With Added Costs, Seek Path Forward

Abandoned Interlogix Dealers Contend With Added Costs, Seek Path Forward

SSI spoke with 2GIG’s Bruce Mungiguerra to get his take on how dealers are coping with finding a panel replacement in the wake of Interlogix’s exit.

Read: Security Risks to Rise as Microsoft Sunsets Windows 7 Support

Security Risks to Rise as Microsoft Sunsets Windows 7 Support

The end of support for Windows 7 is sure to give hackers a royal opportunity to hunt for unpatched and insecure devices. Are you and your clients prepared?

Read: Homebuilder Confidence Remains Positive as Construction Starts Slip

Homebuilder Confidence Remains Positive as Construction Starts Slip

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell one point in November, although confidence in the market held firm.

Read: Monitronics Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings Results

Monitronics Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings Results

Adjusted EBITDA totaled $62.5 million and $204.5 million in the three and nine months, respectively, compared to $71.3 million and $213.5 million in the prior year periods.

Read: ADT Reports Q3 Results With Overall Net Loss Improvement

ADT Reports Q3 Results With Overall Net Loss Improvement

The company posted a net loss of $182 million, compared to the prior year’s net loss of $236 million.

Read: Microsoft to Comply With California’s Privacy Law Nationwide

Microsoft to Comply With California’s Privacy Law Nationwide

The CCPA — somewhat similar to the European Union’s GDPR — is one of the most sweeping data privacy regulations in the U.S.

Read: Sandy Springs Amends False Alarm Law With New Fines

Sandy Springs Amends False Alarm Law With New Fines

City officials adopted fines for alarm companies that claim to have evidence to verify a call for police dispatch but then fail to provide that evidence.

Read: Alarm.com Reports Q3 Results, Talks OpenEye Buy

Alarm.com Reports Q3 Results, Talks OpenEye Buy

After posting better than expected quarterly revenue, executives discussed video surveillance-as-a-service specialist OpenEye during an earnings call.

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