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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: Apartment Renters Place High Value on Security Amenities

Apartment Renters Place High Value on Security Amenities

Security dealers would be wise to study the opportunities to provide their services, including smart home amenities, to the growing population of apartment dwellers.

Read: How a Hybrid DIY Model Puts Security Dealers on Firm Footing

How a Hybrid DIY Model Puts Security Dealers on Firm Footing

Brian McLaughlin, CEO of Alula, a provider of end-to-end professional security systems, discusses the DIY trend and other dealer-channel topics.

Read: Residential Construction Woes Linger as Housing Starts Dip in September

Residential Construction Woes Linger as Housing Starts Dip in September

The latest government data shows a housing market waylaid by a critical shortage of properties for sale, higher home prices and rising mortgage rates.

Read: TMA Selects Celia Besore to Become Next Executive Director

TMA Selects Celia Besore to Become Next Executive Director

Celia Besore will succeed Jay Hauhn, who is retiring Oct. 31, becoming the first woman to serve as executive director of TMA.

Read: Default Passwords for Smart Connected Devices Banned in California

Default Passwords for Smart Connected Devices Banned in California

The legislation institutes stricter passwords for smart physical devices, including smart home security gear, that collect and share data from users.

Read: Happy Hacktober: 10 Cybersecurity Smart Home Tips to Share With Clientele

Happy Hacktober: 10 Cybersecurity Smart Home Tips to Share With Clientele

Security dealers can use National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) as an opportunity to help customers shore up vulnerabilities to smart home devices.

Read: ADT Takes Legal Action to Recoup Millions From Alarm Protection Settlement

ADT Takes Legal Action to Recoup Millions From Alarm Protection Settlement

ADT is suing to recoup $2 million owed by Adam Schanz, owner of Alder Holdings and various subsidiaries of Alarm Protection that was agreed upon in a 2017 settlement.

Read: 13 Access Control Providers Show Their Solutions at GSX 2018

13 Access Control Providers Show Their Solutions at GSX 2018

Access control was among the more ubiquitous technologies on the GSX show floor. Here are wares from a baker’s dozen worth of vendors for you to peruse.

Read: GSX 2018: Scaled-Down Exhibits Remain Showcase for Tech Trends

GSX 2018: Scaled-Down Exhibits Remain Showcase for Tech Trends

ASIS’ rebranded Global Security Exchange conference reaffirmed itself as the industry’s top corporate, enterprise and industrial security end-user event.

Read: Speco’s Todd Keller: An Insider’s Long View of the Video Surveillance Market

Speco’s Todd Keller: An Insider’s Long View of the Video Surveillance Market

Todd Keller has been key to Speco’s place in the security industry since the 1980s, helping the company make the transition from analog to IP.

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