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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: 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.

Read: VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

VSC Fire & Security Appoints Mike Meehan as President

Meehan, who currently serves as senior vice president of VSC, will assume his new role on Jan. 1.

Rodney Bosch's Latest Posts

Read: Allegion Reports Q1 Financial Results; Revenues Surpass Estimates

Allegion Reports Q1 Financial Results; Revenues Surpass Estimates

The Allegion Americas business continues to see strong end-market fundamentals, although labor availability continues to impact timing of the completion of projects.

Read: NMC President Woodie Andrawos Details Netwatch Merger Deal

NMC President Woodie Andrawos Details Netwatch Merger Deal

Executives behind the deal that merged NMC with three other monitoring companies view the U.S. market ripe for its proactive video monitoring services. Andrawos explains how dealers will benefit and why more consolidation can be expected.

Read: COPS’ Prez Talks Tech Changes, Cyber Challenges

COPS’ Prez Talks Tech Changes, Cyber Challenges

Jim McMullen explains how COPS Monitoring is helping its security dealer partners keep abreast, and ahead, of the technology curve.

Read: ISC West Dazzles as Industry Grapples With Physical-Cyber Convergence

ISC West Dazzles as Industry Grapples With Physical-Cyber Convergence

With an expanded show floor and record attendance, ISC West reflected a vibrant industry in the midst of bringing to bear connected products, advancing technologies, and newfound security and business intelligence services.

Read: These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

More than 35 security companies had their registration with Sandy Springs, Ga., revoked and are currently not able to request police officers to respond to intrusion alarms.

Read: GDPR Impact on Security Ecosystem to Be Examined in ISC West Session

GDPR Impact on Security Ecosystem to Be Examined in ISC West Session

The General Data Protection Regulation will affect organizations in the European Union, but the data privacy law can also have far-reaching impact on North American-based systems integrators, monitoring firms and manufacturers.

Read: TMA Tech Summit Hits High Note Charting Path to Harden Central Stations

TMA Tech Summit Hits High Note Charting Path to Harden Central Stations

The Monitoring Association hosted its first ever TMA Technology Summit, organized especially for CTOs, CIOs and IT directors of monitoring companies. An impressive list of presenters did not disappoint. Don’t miss an image gallery, chockablock with scenes and informative tidbits from the sessions.

Read: The Ultimate Guide to ISC West 2018

The Ultimate Guide to ISC West 2018

SSI’s overview of the annual conference offers a look at educational offerings, networking events, among other activities to help you game-plan a daily schedule.

Read: Wayne Huizenga, Who Once Tried to Acquire ADT, Dead at 80

Wayne Huizenga, Who Once Tried to Acquire ADT, Dead at 80

Longtime security industry professionals may recall in the late 1990s when Ameritech Corp. purchased the security business of Republic Industries, which was controlled by Huizenga.

Read: UTC Fire & Security, Honeywell Beat Telemarketing Class Action-Suit

UTC Fire & Security, Honeywell Beat Telemarketing Class Action-Suit

Multidistrict lawsuits sought to hold both companies vicariously liable for calls made by other companies that were attempting to sell home monitoring systems made by UTC and Honeywell.

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