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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: PSA to Amazon: Not Interested One Bit in Becoming Your Labor Force

PSA to Amazon: Not Interested One Bit in Becoming Your Labor Force

During ADAPT 2020, PSA CEO Bill Bozeman laid bare his disdain with Amazon’s idea that integrators could serve as the tech behemoth’s installation arm.

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.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: Security Integrators Will Soon Be Able to Attain Cyber Certification

Security Integrators Will Soon Be Able to Attain Cyber Certification

A first-of-its kind cybersecurity certification will create a pathway for integrators to train and qualify their technicians to securely perform installations.

Read: Georgia to Ban Cities From Fining Alarm Companies for False Alarms

Georgia to Ban Cities From Fining Alarm Companies for False Alarms

Lawmakers passed a bill that overturns the ability for jurisdictions to fine alarm companies for false alarms that are triggered by end users.

Read: Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Massively Downplayed ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach

Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Massively Downplayed ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach

Hackers stole Ubiquiti’s source code and pledged to disclose the location of a backdoor if their ransom demand was not met.

Read: President Biden Signs Extension to Paycheck Protection Program

President Biden Signs Extension to Paycheck Protection Program

The deadline to apply for the program extends to May 31; the Small Business Administration has until June 30 to process pending applications.

Read: Allied Universal Finally Seals $5.3B Deal for G4S

Allied Universal Finally Seals $5.3B Deal for G4S

G4S shareholders approved Allied Universal’s final takeover bid in a deal that will create the world’s largest private security firm.

Read: Allied Universal Gives G4S Investors Deadline to Accept Takeover

Allied Universal Gives G4S Investors Deadline to Accept Takeover

An offer from Allied Universal to take over security firm G4S has been given an imminent deadline of March 16 at 1 p.m. London time.

Read: ACRE Acquired by European Private Equity Firm Triton

ACRE Acquired by European Private Equity Firm Triton

ACRE’s family of security companies include Vanderbilt, Open Options, RS2 Technologies, ComNet and Razberi.

Read: Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

The proposed state law would stop cities like Sandy Springs from fining alarm companies for false alarms caused by end users.

Read: MIPS 2021 Guides Integration Partners Into ‘Shaping the New Next’

MIPS 2021 Guides Integration Partners Into ‘Shaping the New Next’

Milestone’s virtual conference focused on how video technology is transforming business and society, and the central role of video management.

Read: ADT Reports $112M Net Loss in Q4; U.S. RMR Additions Increase 15%

ADT Reports $112M Net Loss in Q4; U.S. RMR Additions Increase 15%

ADT maintained its record low revenue payback, while growing RMR additions by double digits and increasing net subscribers.

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