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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: Editor’s Choice: Steve’s Favorite Articles, Videos & Slideshows From 2019

Editor’s Choice: Steve’s Favorite Articles, Videos & Slideshows From 2019

SSI Web/Senior Editor Steve K. shares his faves from 2019, which range from smart home hacks, to robot assaults and everything in between.

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.

Steve Karantzoulidis's Latest Posts

Read: Top 5 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Dog-Walker Tackles Stolen Vehicle Suspect

Top 5 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Dog-Walker Tackles Stolen Vehicle Suspect

Other top surveillance videos of the week include an Amazon driver running over a package multiple times, a jail riot and more.

Read: Community College Locks Down Security Upgrade

Community College Locks Down Security Upgrade

Find out how a local integrator was able to bring together this campus’ access control, video surveillance and emergency notification solutions.

Read: Top 10 Security Stories From March: Coronavirus Impact, Vivint’s Impressive Numbers

Top 10 Security Stories From March: Coronavirus Impact, Vivint’s Impressive Numbers

March’s most popular security news, features and events, including the impact of coronavirus on the security industry, notable financial earnings and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos: Inmate Falls Through Ceiling in Failed Escape Attempt

Top 9 Surveillance Videos: Inmate Falls Through Ceiling in Failed Escape Attempt

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a restaurant worker being attacked over a sandwich, a brazen barbershop robbery and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Tasered After Trying to Throw Microwave at Cops

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Tasered After Trying to Throw Microwave at Cops

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a man being tackled by a deer, a barbershop customer being held at gunpoint mid-haircut and much more.

Read: Athena Claims Its AI Security Camera Platform Can Detect Coronavirus

Athena Claims Its AI Security Camera Platform Can Detect Coronavirus

Athena Security’s AI utilizes thermal cameras to screen for people with an elevated body temperature, one of the first signs of coronavirus infection.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Tornado Destroys High School

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Tornado Destroys High School

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a vacationing burglar, an out-of-control milk tanker and much more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Steals Necklace With Fishing Rod

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Steals Necklace With Fishing Rod

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a burrito-as-a-weapon, a brave pizza shop worker, a runaway tire and much more!

Read: How to Keep You and Your Customers Up-to-Date With the Latest Technology

How to Keep You and Your Customers Up-to-Date With the Latest Technology

If you’re tired of the same old technology, turn the page to new offerings. Security pros share adoption strategies and marketing tips to make sure you and your customers are ready.

Read: Controversial Facial Recognition Startup Clearview AI Has Client List Stolen

Controversial Facial Recognition Startup Clearview AI Has Client List Stolen

Clearview AI scrapes billions of images from social media and the Internet, which are then used to match unknown faces for law enforcement agencies.

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