May 2022

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A concerted effort among the industry to change how alarm information is received, exchanged and relayed should pay dividends for officer safety, prioritized response, false alarm reduction and more.
Alarms & Monitoring

Alarm Classification: The Next Evolution of Monitoring

May 6, 2022
A concerted effort among the industry to change how alarm information is received, exchanged and relayed should pay dividends for officer safety, prioritized response, false alarm...
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As more home-grown PMs enter the field, arming them with strategies and tools to be successful is key for an intgration business juggling multiple projects.

Project Management: Steps to Success for Integrators

May 6, 2022
As more home-grown PMs enter the field, arming them with strategies and tools to be successful is key for an intgration business juggling multiple projects
Leveraging Total Cost of Ownership lays a solid foundation for long-term added value for customers
Video Surveillance

How to Sell Video Systems Using TCO

May 6, 2022
Leveraging Total Cost of Ownership lays a solid foundation for long-term added value for customers
Editor’s note: Security Business welcomes security consultant Paul Benne, President of Sentinel Consulting, as our newest Tech Trends contributor. A former firefighter, Mr. Benne is a 35-year veteran in the protective services industry. He is President of Sentinel Consulting, LLC a security consulting and design firm in NYC. Connect with him at or visit
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Tech Trends: On the Hunt for ISC West Game-Changers

May 6, 2022
Three products from the show floor that go beyond innovative and into the realm of transformative
Ryan Joseph is an Executive Recruiter for Recruit Group (, with a focus on security industry operations, sales, and sales leadership. For help with your security recruiting efforts, contact her at or call (954) 278-8286.

Recruiting Roadmap: Trade Show Job Interviews

May 6, 2022
Four ways to help to keep the interview process rolling smoothly at major industry events

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Mobile PERS are becoming a popular option for companies looking to protect delivery drivers and other workers who often do their jobs alone.
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Mobile PERS for Lone Workers

May 6, 2022
The explosion of delivery and other solo jobs has led to a growing need for companies to protect these employees
Top smart home devices include door locks, video doorbells and lightbulbs, with networked cameras and outdoor light fixtures with a video camera close behind.
Residential Technologies

How Integrators can Expand a Residential Security Offering

May 6, 2022
The latest research revels skyrocketing support for security-adjacent smart home services
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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification v2.0 has arrived, and integrators who do work for the DoD need to act now.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) v2.0 has arrived

May 6, 2022
Integrators and contractors who do work for the DoD need to act now
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Industry Influencer Q&A: Sales Software to the Rescue

May 6, 2022
Learn how the proper software can ease the pain of supply chain issues, RMR tracking, and more in this sponsored Q&A with Tracy Larson, President of WeSuite
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Editor's Note: Toot Your Own Horn!

May 6, 2022
With the Security Vanguard Awards back and open for entries, send us your most innovative recent security projects to get some well-deserved recognition
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Big Book Spring 2022

May 6, 2022
The Security Industry's Product Guide
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Residential Technologies

The Smart Money: Smart Opportunities in the MDU Market

May 6, 2022
Connected solutions improve business efficiency and help drive revenue for integrators serving the multi-family market
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In addition to the main stage presentations and networking opportunities, ESX includes 35-plus educational sessions across nine tracks.

ESX Education Preview

May 6, 2022
June show to offer learning opportunities for alarm companies, residential integrators and more
Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (, a sales consulting and training company built specifically for the security industry. Use 'Security Business' as a coupon code to receive a 10% lifetime discount at To request more info about the company, visit

Modern Selling: How to Ask a Customer About Their Budget

May 6, 2022
If you don’t get the answer after these three questions, no one else will either
Timothy J. Pastore, Esq., is a Partner in the New York office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (, where he is Vice-Chair of the Litigation Department. Before entering private practice, Mr. Pastore was an officer and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Reach him at (212) 551-7707 or by e-mail at

Legal Brief: Subsequent Remedial Measures

The law has your back when making improvements after failure in the security and life safety industry
Allen Riggs is Chief Financial Officer for PSA Security Network. Request more info about PSA at

Insider Intelligence: The Keys to Building Company Culture

May 6, 2022
If you listen to your employees and create a welcoming environment, your top talent will be engaged, happy and successful
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Access Control

Johnson Controls acquires Security Enhancement Systems

April 19, 2022
Acquisition will enable company to offer keyless access control and data analytics to protect critical infrastructure
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Access Control

Paxton announces 2022 in-person training opportunities

April 18, 2022
hands-on sessions offer guidance on the installation of Paxton’s networked access control system Net2, as well as Paxton10
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SIA finalizes the itinerary for its May 24-25 GovSummit 2022 event

SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics
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According to a new survey, 60% of Americans reported being concerned about the safety and security of loved ones in a hospital or medical facility, and 88% said that individuals in such facilities should feel as safe as they do in airports and/or airplanes.

Report: Majority of Americans concerned about the safety of healthcare facilities

April 14, 2022
New survey provides insights on U.S. public perception regarding workplace violence in hospitals
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According to the CSA, cybercriminals have developed custom-made tools to specifically target the machines in question.
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U.S. warns of cyberthreat to specific industrial machines

April 14, 2022
The malware specifically looks for some models of Schneider Electric and OMRON PLCs
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Snap One reaffirms commitment to integrator partners

April 14, 2022
Solutions provider extends partnerships with all four major CEDIA U.S. buying groups
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ASSA ABLOY designated as a Vizient environmentally preferred supplier

April 14, 2022
Vizient works with hospital members and providers to reduce harmful human and environmental health impacts
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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires B Safe Security

Acquisition to provide company with a geographic footprint in Delaware and New Jersey, expand their presence in Pennsylvania and Maryland
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Sciens Building Solutions acquires LV Solutions

April 12, 2022
Acquisition further expands company’s platform across the U.S. providing even further customer reach in Central Florida
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Inovonics announces mobile duress API integration with Genetec Security Center

Integration enables Security Center users to pinpoint duress pendant activation locations directly within the operator's interface for improved emergency response
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Parks Associates: Home Security System Ownership: Professional vs. Self-Installation.
Residential Technologies

Parks Associates: 50% of all security systems sold in past year were DIY

April 11, 2022
Research firm predicts that DIY could soon surpass the professional installation market
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Report: Home technology industry now exceeds $20B

April 6, 2022
CEDIA's annual Integrated Home Market Analysis Survey confirms industry strength bolstered by consumers' investment in their homes
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Guardian Alarm acquires Sievers Security

April 6, 2022
Combined companies to become one of the largest providers of security and fire alarm services in the Cleveland area
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The core of the Internet was expanded to keep up with demand, with high-speed networking and computer virtualization facilitating and accelerating its growth.
Physical Hardening

Real Words or Buzzwords: Edge Computing and the evolving internet

Almost 15 billion personal mobile devices and over 22 billion IoT devices operating daily worldwide have shifted the Internet’s “center of gravity” from its core to its edge –...
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Protective Operations & Guard Services

Allied Universal acquires Attenti Group

April 5, 2022
Company to be combined with G4S Monitoring Technologies to create 'Allied Universal Electronic Monitoring Services'
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Fire & Life Safety

Altus Fire and Life Safety acquires Croker

April 4, 2022
Terms of the deal not disclosed
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Residential Technologies

Resideo completes acquisition of Newell Brands' Connected Home & Security business

April 1, 2022
Deal brings First Alert fire and life safety products into the Resideo portfolio
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The AXIS Speed Monitor application can be combined with the company’s radar solution and one of their visual or thermal cameras to monitor traffic speeds in places like school zones.
Video Surveillance

Axis pushes further into IoT

March 31, 2022
Company unveils new generation of connected security devices during ISC West 2022
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LOUD Security Systems President John Loud, pictured above, will receive the William N. Moody Award at the 2022 Electronic Security EXPO Public Safety and Networking Luncheon in Fort Worth, Texas.
Alarms & Monitoring

John Loud to receive Moody Award from SIAC

March 30, 2022
Loud recognized for his leadership and success in fighting alarm company fines in Georgia
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Endeavor Business Media and Resource Innovation Institute announce inaugural Resilient Harvests Conference

Conference focused on policies, programs & practices to advance efficient greenhouse & vertical farming
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Video Surveillance

i-PRO launches a new name and a new promise

March 23, 2022
A New Name and a Renewed Industry Commitment Reinforced With a Wide Range of New Camera and System Solution Introductions