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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: Alarm.com Reports Q2 Results, Raises Revenue Guidance for Full Year

Alarm.com Reports Q2 Results, Raises Revenue Guidance for Full Year

The company expanded its integration with leading security panel makers, allowing authorized dealers to deliver services to a broader range of customers.

Read: Arlo Beats Q2 Estimates Amid Steep YoY Decline in Revenue, Earnings

Arlo Beats Q2 Estimates Amid Steep YoY Decline in Revenue, Earnings

Although smart connected camera-maker Arlo beat analyst expectations, revenue and earnings tumbled from the prior-year period.

Read: TMA ‘Troubled’ by Promotional Links Between Police and Ring

TMA ‘Troubled’ by Promotional Links Between Police and Ring

The Monitoring Association issued a statement decrying the marketing relationships between the video doorbell maker and hundreds of police departments.

Read: Reduce Your Reliance on Provisioning Servers … Or Suffer

Reduce Your Reliance on Provisioning Servers … Or Suffer

Genetec CEO Pierre Racz explains integrators are in big trouble if they expect to continue relying on revenue generated by server provisioning.

Read: Genetec Talks Core Initiatives and Protecting Liberal Democracies

Genetec Talks Core Initiatives and Protecting Liberal Democracies

The VMS leader hosted media at its home base in Montreal to evangelize the necessity for cyber-securing networks, discuss software innovations and more.

Read: American Defense Systems Acquires Point Security of Austin, Texas

American Defense Systems Acquires Point Security of Austin, Texas

The two friendly competitors have joined forces in Texas after collaborating as Brinks Home Security Authorized Dealers.

Read: Security Industry Mourns the Loss of Mel Mahler

Security Industry Mourns the Loss of Mel Mahler

“There was no finer ambassador to our industry. Such a wonderful, warm man. I will miss him,” says SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine.

Read: Mission Protection’s Imaginative Thermal Solution Earns SSI Installation of the Year Award

Mission Protection’s Imaginative Thermal Solution Earns SSI Installation of the Year Award

Mission Protection Systems devised a thermal camera solution to achieve the end customer’s goals, capturing an SSI 2019 Integrated Installation of the Year Award (small to midsize company).

Read: Federal Agencies Scramble to Comply With Chinese Security Camera Ban

Federal Agencies Scramble to Comply With Chinese Security Camera Ban

Congress imposed the ban last year, but as the Aug. 13 deadline nears it appears all too obvious that thousands of the devices will remain in place.

Read: Security Solution for Industrial Baking Facility Earns Modern Systems SSI Installation of the Year Award

Security Solution for Industrial Baking Facility Earns Modern Systems SSI Installation of the Year Award

Modern Systems cooked up a winning recipe for an industrial bakery that earned it 2019 SSI Integrated Installation of the Year (small to midsize company).

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