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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: 2021’s Security Tech Trend Takeaways

2021’s Security Tech Trend Takeaways

SSI taps subject-matter experts from the supplier community to weed out the hyperbole and identify the predominant security technologies introduced during the year, plus top vertical markets and pandemic impacts.

Read: Supply Chain Misery Cuts Deep Across the Security Industry

Supply Chain Misery Cuts Deep Across the Security Industry

Integrators and manufacturers lament supply chain struggles as equipment shortages are forecast to last throughout 2022.

Read: Pics, Tips & Insights From 2021 SSI & Total Tech Summits

Pics, Tips & Insights From 2021 SSI & Total Tech Summits

Total Tech Summit was hosted Nov. 17-19 in Orlando, uniting hundreds of integrators from the security, commercial and custom electronic industries.

Read: Biden Signs Secure Equipment Act, Increasing Restrictions on Dahua and Hikvision

Biden Signs Secure Equipment Act, Increasing Restrictions on Dahua and Hikvision

The new law prevents the FCC from granting or reviewing applications for licenses from companies the agency determines are a security threat to the U.S.

Read: Johnson Controls’ Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Now Widely Available

Johnson Controls’ Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Now Widely Available

Following a soft launch in July, the IQ Panel 4 replaces a previous iteration as the company’s next-gen tech for security and smart home installations.

Read: Senate Passes Secure Equipment Act to Protect U.S. Telecommunications

Senate Passes Secure Equipment Act to Protect U.S. Telecommunications

The bill bans Chinese tech firms deemed security risks from receiving new equipment licenses, delivering another blow to Dahua, Hikvision and others.

Read: Ban on Hikvision, Dahua & Other Chinese Gear Gains Steam

Ban on Hikvision, Dahua & Other Chinese Gear Gains Steam

A new measure would make it impossible for U.S. telecommunications carriers to continue using equipment from companies deemed threats by the FCC.

Read: Systems Integrator The Protection Bureau Acquired by CTSI

Systems Integrator The Protection Bureau Acquired by CTSI

The deal for The Protection Bureau expands CTSI’s footprint in the Mid-Atlantic and enhances its fire and security integration capabilities.

Read: TMA Annual Meeting Panelists Hash Out Future of Pro Monitoring

TMA Annual Meeting Panelists Hash Out Future of Pro Monitoring

TMA President Don Young peppered four industry executives with questions to elicit various viewpoints on AI, NG911, RMR and more.

Read: Marketing Guru Mike Michalowicz Tells Integrators How to ‘Get Different’

Marketing Guru Mike Michalowicz Tells Integrators How to ‘Get Different’

Michalowicz, a top business keynote speaker, shared his D.A.D. marketing framework during a Total Tech Summit/VIP Peer to Peer webinar.

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