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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: 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.

Read: PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

PSA Security Network Founder Paul Marcus Dies at 103

Marcus is credited with being one of the founding fathers of the physical security system integration industry.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: U.S. Defense Bill Signed Into Law Bans Dahua, Hikvision Products

U.S. Defense Bill Signed Into Law Bans Dahua, Hikvision Products

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) contains a provision barring U.S. government agencies from purchasing Dahua and Hikvision products, including their OEMs.

Read: Joe Hurst Reprises Role as President of DMP Int’l; New Senior Engineer Appointed

Joe Hurst Reprises Role as President of DMP Int’l; New Senior Engineer Appointed

Hurst, a veteran executive with DMP, returns to marketing the company’s products internationally. DMP also welcomes Jim Stevens as senior engineer.

Read: Home Alarm Sales Account for Major Source of Consumer Complaints, Says CFA

Home Alarm Sales Account for Major Source of Consumer Complaints, Says CFA

Consumer Federation of America released its annual Consumer Complaint Survey Report for 2017, which found that alarm system sales are raising concerns.

Read: ADT Reports Q2 Net Loss as Total Revenue Improves 6%

ADT Reports Q2 Net Loss as Total Revenue Improves 6%

ADT CEO Tim Whall attributes the 6% revenue growth to efforts to balance top-line expansion with optimizing profitability and free cash flow.

Read: Alarm.com Bests Q2 Earnings and Revenues Estimates

Alarm.com Bests Q2 Earnings and Revenues Estimates

Strong second quarter performance marked the first time in Alarm.com’s history that it exceeded $100 million in total revenue.

Read: GSX: What’s in Store at the Event Formerly Known as ASIS

GSX: What’s in Store at the Event Formerly Known as ASIS

ASIS Int’l will host its rebranded Global Security Exchange in Las Vegas, Sept. 23-27. Here’s an overview of the education agenda, networking events and more.

Read: Brinks Home Security Parent Co. Reports Q2, Full-Year Earnings

Brinks Home Security Parent Co. Reports Q2, Full-Year Earnings

The direct-to-consumer division of Brinks Home Security accounted for 38.3% of new customers generated in Q2, helped by the company’s partnership with Nest.

Read: Johnson Controls Set to Advance False Alarm Reduction With SaaS Offering

Johnson Controls Set to Advance False Alarm Reduction With SaaS Offering

Johnson Controls says its approach in commercializing the false alarm reduction service is centered on solving the industry’s false alarm dilemma.

Read: JCI Beats Q3 Revenue Estimates as Organic Sales Increase 6%

JCI Beats Q3 Revenue Estimates as Organic Sales Increase 6%

Johnson Controls reported adjusted earnings per share of 81 cents in the third quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 80 cents.

Read: Canadian Telecom Telus Corp. Launches 2 New Security Offerings

Canadian Telecom Telus Corp. Launches 2 New Security Offerings

Telus SmartHome Security and Telus Secure Business will serve customers in western Canada, following the company’s purchase of AlarmForce accounts.

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