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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: Ring Introduces Always Home Cam: An Autonomous Indoor Drone

Ring Introduces Always Home Cam: An Autonomous Indoor Drone

Amazon’s compact indoor drone, the Ring Always Home Cam, flies predetermined paths set by users and will be made available in 2021.

Read: Americans Prefer Added Security at Public Venues, USC Study Finds

Americans Prefer Added Security at Public Venues, USC Study Finds

The study aimed to find out if public venues have suffered any economic impact with the deployment of counterterrorism security measures following 9/11.

Read: Portland Approves First-Ever Corporate Ban on Facial Recognition in U.S.

Portland Approves First-Ever Corporate Ban on Facial Recognition in U.S.

The groundbreaking legislation prohibits the use of facial recognition technology in both privately owned establishments as well as by city agencies.

Read: Napco’s Emphasis on RMR Is Paying Off Despite Dip in Q4 Sales

Napco’s Emphasis on RMR Is Paying Off Despite Dip in Q4 Sales

Prior to the pandemic, Napco had 23 consecutive quarters of record sales. CEO Soloway says his vision is to get all equipment to generate RMR.

Read: Unlocking Opportunities With Door Hardware for the Smart Home

Unlocking Opportunities With Door Hardware for the Smart Home

SSI goes in-depth with Kwikset’s Matt Zimmer to explore residential door lock solutions and other smart home trends and challenges.

Read: How End Users Keep Pace With Security Tech Advances

How End Users Keep Pace With Security Tech Advances

Sources for SSI’s second annual Commercial Security End-User Forum expressed they are missing the chance to gather with colleagues and peers.

Read: Are You a Star Integrator in the Eyes of End Users?

Are You a Star Integrator in the Eyes of End Users?

SSI’s second annual Commercial Security End-User Forum explores what security directors need most from their integration partners.

Read: Monitronics Interim CEO Details ‘Rapid Reset Program’

Monitronics Interim CEO Details ‘Rapid Reset Program’

William Niles discusses the company’s strategy to return to profitability after a years-long battle contending with hefty debt and high attrition.

Read: Analysts Peer Into Google-ADT Transaction Crystal Ball and See …

Analysts Peer Into Google-ADT Transaction Crystal Ball and See …

Three industry insiders provide their takes on the implications for the security marketplace and what it means for various competitors.

Read: Industry Appeals Ruling Upholding Alarm Ordinance in Sandy Springs

Industry Appeals Ruling Upholding Alarm Ordinance in Sandy Springs

The plaintiffs’ petition claims alarm companies do not get a hearing before being fined, which violates their due process rights.

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