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Steve Karantzoulidis, Web 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: Yankees GM Pulled Over, Held at Gunpoint

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Yankees GM Pulled Over, Held at Gunpoint

Other top surveillance videos of the week include Conor McGregor punching an elderly bar patron, a quick-footed delivery man and much more.

Read: Researchers Show How Easy It Is to Hijack an IoT Surveillance Feed

Researchers Show How Easy It Is to Hijack an IoT Surveillance Feed

Researchers replaced an IP camera’s real-time footage with pre-recorded video, highlighting the dangers of weak encryption.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Actor Danny Trejo Rescues Boy in Car Crash

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Actor Danny Trejo Rescues Boy in Car Crash

Other top surveillance videos of the week include police taking out the Dayton gunman, a man robbed while sleeping and more.

Read: YouTuber Reveals SimpliSafe DIY Security System Can Be Bypassed With $2 Emitter

YouTuber Reveals SimpliSafe DIY Security System Can Be Bypassed With $2 Emitter

The $2 wireless emitter fools the SimpliSafe security system by mimicking the frequency of its door and window contact sensors.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Hostages Attack Armed Suspect

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Hostages Attack Armed Suspect

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a dumpster-stealing bear, a police officer being ambushed by a gunman and more.

Read: Top 10 Security Stories From July 2019: Settled Lawsuits, Camera Ban Concerns & More

Top 10 Security Stories From July 2019: Settled Lawsuits, Camera Ban Concerns & More

July’s most popular security news, features and events, featuring Motorola’s latest acquisition, a deceptive sales lawsuit, installers of the year and more.

Read: Report Says Ring, Police Signed Secret Agreement to Give Away Video Doorbells

Report Says Ring, Police Signed Secret Agreement to Give Away Video Doorbells

Documents obtained by Motherboard show Ring has essentially enlisted law enforcement as salespeople for its video doorbells.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Thief Livestreams Donut Theft

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Thief Livestreams Donut Theft

Other top surveillance videos of the week include an armed robbery foiled with a plant, a literal trouser snake and much more!

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Caught On Own Camera Setting Neighbor’s House on Fire

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Caught On Own Camera Setting Neighbor’s House on Fire

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a flying RV, an Uber-driving burglar and much more.

Read: A+ Technology Aces School Security Project

A+ Technology Aces School Security Project

A+ Technology & Security Solutions earned a 2019 SSI Installation of the Year runner-up honor for its well-thought out integrated school security system.

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