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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: ESX’s 4 Education Tracks Fast Track Dealers’ Business

ESX’s 4 Education Tracks Fast Track Dealers’ Business

ESA-TMA trade show in Indy aims to help attendees win security success race. Read on for insights from sessions based on four different areas of concentration.

Read: Photo Gallery: Security Pros Fuel Up During ESX’s Indy Pit Stop

Photo Gallery: Security Pros Fuel Up During ESX’s Indy Pit Stop

ESA and TMA team to deliver content and events to help drive dealers’ business at ESX 2019 in Indianapolis.

Read: Execs From Leading Integrators Talk Cyber, Workforce Shortage & More in Annual Roundtable

Execs From Leading Integrators Talk Cyber, Workforce Shortage & More in Annual Roundtable

SSI’s annual roundtable spotlights integrators taking bold yet measured steps when it comes to escalating competition and accelerating technology.

Read: Leading Surveillance Drone Provider Talks Opportunities, Growing Demand for UAVs

Leading Surveillance Drone Provider Talks Opportunities, Growing Demand for UAVs

Finding a demand in public safety and rising interest in other sectors, the executive team of a leading surveillance UAVs provider explains how the business is gaining altitude.

Read: Milestone Systems CTO Eilertsen Elaborates on Cloud, AI & More

Milestone Systems CTO Eilertsen Elaborates on Cloud, AI & More

The leading VMS provider’s top technology executive dishes on how the Cloud and AI can help security integrators’ end-user clients be more secure, efficient and compliant.

Read: How Preparedness Helps Weather a Cyber Storm

How Preparedness Helps Weather a Cyber Storm

Just as in a cyberattack, extreme weather waylays standard modes of operation and leaves destruction and potentially chaos in its wake.

Read: 2019 Cybersecurity Assessment: Security Industry Embracing IT, But Fears Worst Breach Is Yet to Come

2019 Cybersecurity Assessment: Security Industry Embracing IT, But Fears Worst Breach Is Yet to Come

It took a few years, but the electronic security industry is paying more attention to cybersecurity — both as a threat and opportunity.

Read: 20 Top Trends at ISC West 2019: Deeper Integrations, AI, Cloud & More

20 Top Trends at ISC West 2019: Deeper Integrations, AI, Cloud & More

SSI’s Editor-in-Chief highlights 20 leading areas of interest evident in his 20th trip to the year’s most important trade show.

Read: Hikvision Huddles Press to Talk Biz, PR, Tech & Cyber at ISC West

Hikvision Huddles Press to Talk Biz, PR, Tech & Cyber at ISC West

The global video surveillance leader kicked off ISC West with a small media roundtable to clarify its stance in a number of key industry areas.

Read: EMERgency24 Places Urgency on Employees and Customers as Well as Signals

EMERgency24 Places Urgency on Employees and Customers as Well as Signals

A sit-down with the central station’s leadership and tour of its facility makes clear the company’s commitment to prioritizing both people and technology in the mission for superior security and safety.

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