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Steve Karantzoulidis, Web/Senior Editor

Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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Steve Karantzoulidis's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Brinks Home Security Promo Aims for Laughs Over Scares

Brinks Home Security Promo Aims for Laughs Over Scares

Brinks’ silly new video aims to attract new customers by displaying its trustworthiness — instead of relying on scare tactics.

Read: 9 Mobile-Friendly Solutions Security Pros Can Offer

9 Mobile-Friendly Solutions Security Pros Can Offer

Whether it’s to gain a new stream of RMR or offer a better customer experience, mobile-friendly solutions are something that should be seriously considered by security pros.

Read: 7 Awesome Pens Given Away at ISC West 2018

7 Awesome Pens Given Away at ISC West 2018

Cool promo items should be part of every company’s marketing plan, even if it’s something as simple as a pen. Web Editor Steve K shares seven that caught his eye at ISC West.

Read: Throwback Thursday: Threat of Terrorism Looms Over 2002 Winter Olympics

Throwback Thursday: Threat of Terrorism Looms Over 2002 Winter Olympics

Olympic security has evolved quite a bit over the years. Here’s a peek at what it was like during the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games.

Read: Throwback Thursday: Security Industry Gets Schooled on DVRs

Throwback Thursday: Security Industry Gets Schooled on DVRs

Back in 2003, DVRs were a fairly new innovation. Here’s how SSI helped “seasoned veterans as well as first-time buyers navigate through the new, bold world of digital recorders and remote video access.”

Steve Karantzoulidis's Latest Posts

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Martial Artist Takes Down Disruptive Man

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Martial Artist Takes Down Disruptive Man

Other top surveillance videos of the week include an airborne car, Black Friday shoplifters, a toppling Christmas tree and much more!

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Taxi Driver Rescues Passengers in Driverless Car

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Taxi Driver Rescues Passengers in Driverless Car

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a surveillance-powered Black Friday commercial, a car explosion and more.

Read: Top 10 Security Stories From November 2019: Aventura Controversy, Laser Hacking & More

Top 10 Security Stories From November 2019: Aventura Controversy, Laser Hacking & More

November’s most popular security news, features and events, including notable acquisitions, Ring’s alarm kit and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Police Rescue Kidnapped Child

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Police Rescue Kidnapped Child

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a drive-thru attack, a chaotic car wreck and much more.

Read: These Are the Top 3 Drivers of Smart Lock Purchases Based on Generation

These Are the Top 3 Drivers of Smart Lock Purchases Based on Generation

When it comes to purchasing smart locks, Millennials, Generation-X and Baby Boomers feel pretty much the same except in one area.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Goes on Rampage in IHOP

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Goes on Rampage in IHOP

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a burglar falling through a ceiling, an exploding backyard, airline employees fighting and more.

Read: 14 Security Camera Suppliers to Check Out at ISC East 2019

14 Security Camera Suppliers to Check Out at ISC East 2019

Video surveillance companies will make up the majority of exhibitors at ISC East. To help make your planning a little easier, here are 14 camera suppliers worth checking out.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: 60-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Armed Robber

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: 60-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Armed Robber

Other top surveillance videos of the week include an attempted ATM scam, an armed robbery at an adult arcade and much more.

Read: Researchers: Smart Speakers Like Echo, Google Home Can Be Hacked With Light

Researchers: Smart Speakers Like Echo, Google Home Can Be Hacked With Light

According to researchers, laser pointers can be used to inject malicious commands into popular voice assistants such as Alexa, Google and Siri.

Read: A Glance at 12 Security Exhibitors New to ISC East 2019

A Glance at 12 Security Exhibitors New to ISC East 2019

ISC East 2019 will see nearly 80 new exhibitors at this year’s show. SSI highlights a dozen of them, ranging from video surveillance and access control to gun detection and monitoring.

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