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Read: Dangers of In-Home Monitoring: Why Central Station Operators Working From Home Is Risky Business

Dangers of In-Home Monitoring: Why Central Station Operators Working From Home Is Risky Business

Distracted operators? Increased alarm contractor liability exposure? Forensic alarm expert Jeff Zwirn pokes holes in UL-827’s pandemic-induced standard exception.

Read: The Latest Technologies for Active Shooter Situations

The Latest Technologies for Active Shooter Situations

The increased rate of active shooter incidents is tragically turning into a “new normal.” However, security integrators can offer technologies to help minimize the frequency and damage of these events.

Read: Water Damage Suit Finds ADT Caught Without Contract

Water Damage Suit Finds ADT Caught Without Contract

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains why the decision of this ADT lawsuit is likely to come back to haunt the alarm industry for a long time to come.

Read: Expanding the Value of Smart Access Devices

Expanding the Value of Smart Access Devices

Both integrators and manufacturers must capitalize on the increased popularity of smart access control products and their integrations.

Read: On the RISE: Ernie Velayo Preaches for More DE&I

On the RISE: Ernie Velayo Preaches for More DE&I

On the RISE is a column by SIA in partnership with SSI that profiles the next generation of security industry leaders. This month spotlights AMAG’s Ernie Velayo.

Read: How Kami Dukes’ Globe-Spanning Security Journey Landed Her at AMAG Technology

How Kami Dukes’ Globe-Spanning Security Journey Landed Her at AMAG Technology

In the latest SECURE Perspectives, Dukes’ shares how she ended up in the security industry, access control trends and the importance of diversity.

Read: Electronic Access Control: 6 Key Trends to Watch

Electronic Access Control: 6 Key Trends to Watch

Systems integrators must continue to nimbly maneuver and strategize to meet ever-shifting security needs and opportunities across a range of market niches — especially when it comes to electronic access control systems (EACS).

Read: Big Idea of the Month: Get All Employees Involved in Your Business

Big Idea of the Month: Get All Employees Involved in Your Business

Security industry financial expert Rod Boston shares an industry wake-up call with Ron Davis.

Read: Why Integrators Must Ditch the Silo Approach and Sell Whole ‘Ecosystems’

Why Integrators Must Ditch the Silo Approach and Sell Whole ‘Ecosystems’

Monitoring sits at the nucleus of myriad technology propositions and business models. Focusing on augmentation of systems can increase customer retention and average lifespan of a subscriber.

Read: NFPA 72 Changes: Remote Access & UL Usage

NFPA 72 Changes: Remote Access & UL Usage

Within the 2022 edition, some stringent rules have been added to quantify what can and cannot be performed via remote access to the fire alarm control unit.

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