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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: Security Industry Mourns the Loss of George Gunning

Security Industry Mourns the Loss of George Gunning

Gunning, who was inducted into the SSI Industry Hall of Fame in 2009, was a co-owner and former CEO of Monrovia, Calif.-based USA Alarm Systems.

Read: ADT’s DIY Play for LifeShield: Why Analysts Are Bullish on the Deal

ADT’s DIY Play for LifeShield: Why Analysts Are Bullish on the Deal

Although the acquisition is not expected to move the revenue needle in the short term, industry insiders say ADT is wise to broaden its DIY portfolio.

Read: AFA Protective Systems Lands $8.2M Fire Alarm Inspection Contract at JFK Airport

AFA Protective Systems Lands $8.2M Fire Alarm Inspection Contract at JFK Airport

The new contract has enabled AFA to achieve a 20% increase in its recurring revenue base over the past three years.

Read: Arlo Technologies Posts Q4 Loss as Consumer Market Softens

Arlo Technologies Posts Q4 Loss as Consumer Market Softens

CEO Matthew McRae said the company added approximately 350,000 registered users to the Arlo platform during its fourth quarter.

Read: Super Bowl LIII Massive Security Ops 2 Years in the Making

Super Bowl LIII Massive Security Ops 2 Years in the Making

Federal authorities set up no-fly and no-drone zones to secure the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta ahead of Sunday’s big game.

Read: CES 2019: Smart Home Observations by Imperial Capital

CES 2019: Smart Home Observations by Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital Analyst Saliq Khan walked CES exhibits and reports a great deal of excitement around 5G, AI, DIY and interoperability across platforms.

Read: United Technologies Puts Brakes on Selling Chubb Unit

United Technologies Puts Brakes on Selling Chubb Unit

UTC halted the sale of its fire-safety and security business due to recent market volatility, deciding to focus instead on its portfolio separation plans.

Read: Coming Soon: A Home Security System Powered by AI & 24/7 Video Monitoring Guards

Coming Soon: A Home Security System Powered by AI & 24/7 Video Monitoring Guards

The new Deep Sentinel platform is said to create a virtual perimeter around the home to monitor activity and prevent false alarms associated with traditional alarm systems.

Read: Year in Review: Revisiting Favorite SSI Columnist Contributions

Year in Review: Revisiting Favorite SSI Columnist Contributions

SSI Senior Editor Rodney Bosch serves up a list of articles to revisit, culled from an impressive body of work by SSI business and technical writers.

Read: Resideo Chief Executive Mike Nefkens Talks Spinoff, R&D and More

Resideo Chief Executive Mike Nefkens Talks Spinoff, R&D and More

In mid-December, Resideo unveiled plans for a new HQ in Austin, Texas. A customer experience center will showcase smart home products and technologies.

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