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Scott Goldfine, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher

Scott Goldfine is Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Security Sales & Integration. Well-versed in the technical and business aspects of electronic security (video surveillance, access control, systems integration, intrusion detection, fire/life safety), Goldfine is nationally recognized as an industry expert and speaker. Goldfine is involved in several security events and organizations, including the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA), ASIS Int'l and more. Goldfine also serves on several boards, including the SIA Marketing Committee, CSAA Marketing and Communications Committee, PSA Cybersecurity Advisory Council and Robolliance. He is a certified alarm technician, former cable-TV tech, audio company entrepreneur, and lifelong electronics and computers enthusiast. Goldfine joined Security Sales & Integration in 1998.

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Scott Goldfine's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: It’s Time for Manufacturers to Step Up Their Cybersecurity Game

It’s Time for Manufacturers to Step Up Their Cybersecurity Game

SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine says manufacturers should take a more proactive approach in responding to cyber concerns.

Read: Turbocharge Your Security Company With These Best Practices for 2018

Turbocharge Your Security Company With These Best Practices for 2018

Check out these tips from security experts handpicked from a “Best Practices” roundtable session during the most recent SSI Summit.

Read: 5G Is Coming, Here’s How It Will Effect IoT and the Security Industry

5G Is Coming, Here’s How It Will Effect IoT and the Security Industry

One of the most significant developments that will enable IoT to grow exponentially is the emergence of 5G cellular communications.

Read: Why Security Pros Should Look at Telecoms for Inspiration, Not as Threats

Why Security Pros Should Look at Telecoms for Inspiration, Not as Threats

The race for residential revenue is heating up as more and more competitors enter the fray. Here’s a few reasons why you should get to know your competitors.

Read: Why You Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of the Term ‘Alarm Dealer’

Why You Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of the Term ‘Alarm Dealer’

SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine explains why you shouldn’t let negative connotations of “alarm dealer” deter you from embracing industry roots.

Scott Goldfine's Latest Posts

Read: Hit the Jackpot With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2018

Hit the Jackpot With SSI’s Most Valuable Security Products of 2018

Thanks to SSI you’re playing with house money where it comes to investing resources in finding viable security solutions. The Most Valuable Product Awards distinguishes the best from among more than 50 worthy candidates.

Read: Visual Tour: How Security Central Provides a Tech-Forward Monitoring Experience

Visual Tour: How Security Central Provides a Tech-Forward Monitoring Experience

SSI’s onsite tour reveals the inner workings of one of the nation’s leading third-party monitoring stations, and how it is staying ahead of the technology curve.

Read: Experts Envision the Convergence of Robotics and Physical Security

Experts Envision the Convergence of Robotics and Physical Security

Experts from Robolliance give their thoughts on the future of security robotics, including how they can be implemented and who might be early adopters.

Read: Learning to Do the Robot: How the Security Industry Can Embrace Robotics

Learning to Do the Robot: How the Security Industry Can Embrace Robotics

Thought leaders lend a state-of-the-market view with the latest developments, applications, projections, regulatory issues and challenges in robotics, drones and AI.

Read: Where Does Artificial Intelligence Fit in the Security Industry?

Where Does Artificial Intelligence Fit in the Security Industry?

AI, machine learning, deep learning, video analytics — all major buzzwords we’ve become accustomed to seeing. Find out which of these technologies security pros can realistically use, and which still face hurdles.

Read: It’s Time for Manufacturers to Step Up Their Cybersecurity Game

It’s Time for Manufacturers to Step Up Their Cybersecurity Game

SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine says manufacturers should take a more proactive approach in responding to cyber concerns.

Read: 2018 Cybersecurity Assessment Reveals Threats, Priorities for Security Industry

2018 Cybersecurity Assessment Reveals Threats, Priorities for Security Industry

The industry’s storm of confusion, panic and indifference surrounding the specter of cybersecurity has begun to settle, revealing a sharper focus of shortcomings, areas for improvement and opportunities.

Read: How IST Is Thriving by Deploying Both Video Surveillance and Cybersecurity

How IST Is Thriving by Deploying Both Video Surveillance and Cybersecurity

Having rolled physical security into its IT business 16 years ago, Integrated Security Technologies is leading a new wave of network-centric integrators.

Read: Top 13 Security Camera Suppliers to Check Out at ISC West 2018

Top 13 Security Camera Suppliers to Check Out at ISC West 2018

Video surveillance products are bound to dominate ISC West. To help you focus on what matters, we gathered 13 camera suppliers you don’t want to miss.

Read: 16 Can’t-Miss Educational Sessions at ISC West 2018

16 Can’t-Miss Educational Sessions at ISC West 2018

There are over 85 education sessions at ISC West this year spanning a variety of topics. Here are 16 that will help you get to the head of the electronic security class.

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