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    Take a closer look at the benefits and risks as security integrators turn to newer, largely unproven technologies to improve margins.

    Pros & Cons: Bleeding Edge Security Tech

    Sept. 25, 2023
    A closer look at the benefits and risks as integrators turn to newer, largely unproven technologies to improve margins
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    Who is your ideal customer? The Security Business expert integrator panel takes a closer look at how to define and service the clients who will propel businesses forward, as well as how to dismiss those who do not.

    For Integrators, who is the Ideal Client?

    Sept. 7, 2023
    The Security Business expert integrator panel takes a closer look at how to define and service the clients who will propel businesses forward, as well as how to dismiss those ...
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    NDAA Section 5949, which relates to some Chinese semiconductors, will have a major impact on the security industry and beyond.

    Inside the New NDAA Procurement Rules

    Sept. 7, 2023
    NDAA Section 5949, which relates to some Chinese semiconductors, will have a major impact on the security industry and beyond
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    GSX 2023 Product Preview from Security Business magazine

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Get a virtual preview of the show floor with more than 75 new products direct from scheduled exhibitors
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    Infrared Illuminators

    External Lighting for Video Analytics

    Sept. 7, 2023
    How to choose between IR and white light illumination to optimize performance

    More content from September 2023

    Timothy J. Pastore, Esq., is a Partner in the New York office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (www.mmwr.com), 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 tpastore@mmwr.com.
    School Security

    Legal Brief: Alyssa’s Law and its Impact on Integrators

    State and federal legislation intended to mandate panic alarms in elementary and secondary schools is gaining momentum across the country
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    Learn how artificial intelligence processing has improved, along with use-cases for integrators.
    Video Analytics

    How Edge AI Enhances Video Surveillance

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Learn how artificial intelligence processing has improved, along with use-cases for integrators
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    Learn about the seven ways vehicle telematics solutions can directly contribute to an integrator’s bottom line.

    Telematics for Integrator Fleet Management

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Seven ways these solutions can directly contribute to an integrator’s bottom line
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    Residential Technologies

    Wi-Fi 6: The Next Generation of Smart Home Networking

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Learn more about the advantages of the protocol, as well as deployment tips for integrators
    Dennis Holzer is Executive Director of the PowerHouse Alliance (www.powerhousealliance.com), a consortium of regional wholesale distributors. Visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12084590 to request more information.
    Smart Home

    3 Ways to Expand Smart Home Offerings

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Residential security integrators are well suited to add these technologies to their services
    Paul F. Benne, PSP, CPOI, is a 35-year veteran in the protective services industry. He is President of Sentinel Consulting LLC, a security consulting and design firm in based in New York City. Connect with him at www.linkedin.com/in/paulbenne or visit www.sentinelconsulting.us.
    Mobile, Vehicle, Body-Worn Surveillance

    Tech Trends: The Evolution of Wearables

    Sept. 7, 2023
    What began as body cams in law enforcement applications has given way to a variety of devices and security applications
    Chris Peterson is the founder and president of Vector Firm (www.vectorfirm.com), 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 www.vectorfirmacademy.com. To request more info about the company, visit www.securityinfowatch.com/12361573.

    Modern Selling: Action Management Best Practices

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Six ways salespeople can address time management by taking a more unique approach
    Brooke Erickson is director of learning and development for PSA Security Network. Request more information at www.securityinfowatch.com/10214742.

    Insider Intelligence: How to Nurture Your A-Players

    Sept. 7, 2023
    Investing in these high-performing individuals not only boosts performance and innovation but also mitigates turnover and creates a positive work culture
    Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at prothman@securitybusinessmag.com. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.

    Editor's Note: What will GWB say at GSX? (redux)

    Sept. 6, 2023
    Security pros will have a front-row seat, but sadly, nobody will read about it (again)
    Trade shows are a golden opportunity for hiring managers to scout top talent, forge valuable connections, and gain insights into the latest industry trends.

    Recruiting Roadmap: 8 Ways to Find Your Next Hire at GSX

    Sept. 6, 2023
    A guide to maximizing trade show opportunities for hiring managers
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    Konica Minolta acquires Force Security Solutions

    By acquiring Force, an end-to-end managed security service provider, Konica Minolta U.S.A. rounds out its established VSS offering and strengthens its ability to provide managed...
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    Industry News

    Genetec opens new office and state-of-the-art Experience Center in Washington, DC

    Aug. 22, 2023
    The on-site Technology Center operates as a fully functioning Security Operation Center (SOC), providing an immersive experience for customers in any industry to see how Genetec...
    Video Surveillance

    Quantum, Tiger Surveillance partner to address need for long-term retention of video surveillance data

    Aug. 17, 2023
    These new offerings provide a simple solution to lower the overall cost of storing and managing growing amounts of retained video surveillance data to meet emerging data analytics...

    Pavion acquires RFI Enterprises, Inc.

    Aug. 17, 2023
    The acquisition accelerates Pavion's expansion in the western region of the U.S. and fortifies its position as a Fire, Security and Critical Communications market leader.
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    ZeroEyes launches Channel Partner Program

    Aug. 17, 2023
    The CPP encompasses referral, reseller, co-selling, and product development partnerships, and creates the opportunity for close collaboration with leading innovators in the security...

    Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires AAA Fire Safety & Alarm of Utah

    Thanks to an aggressive acquisition strategy, Pye-Barker is well on its way to being the nation's preferred single-source provider of fire protection, life safety and security...

    Secuni announces name change from Dynamic Security

    Aug. 15, 2023
    The name change reflects the company’s expansion beyond security technology integration, to include managed services and the unification of systems that solve a company’s security...

    PE firm Tenex Capital Management acquires Minuteman Security and Life Safety

    CEO Joseph Lynch and his senior leadership team will continue to lead Minuteman with a steadfast commitment to unrivaled customer service, dedicated alignment with its supply ...
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    Alarms & Monitoring

    Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response announces 2023 board members

    Aug. 15, 2023
    The 2023-24 term will be led by President Mark McCall, Director of Global Operations for IMMIX. Mr. McCall takes over from Immediate Past-President David Holl, Director of Public...

    Convergint to acquire Peace of Mind Technology, entering AV market in Australia

    This acquisition marks Convergint’s entry into the audio-visual (AV) market in Australia, greatly expanding the company’s vertical expertise and key service capabilities in Australia...
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    AMG Systems opens USA office and warehousing facility

    Aug. 9, 2023
    This facility will be used for the North American Research and Product Development Team, warehouse, shipping operations, professional services, and the Americas AMG Tech Support...
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    Insta-analysis: ADT to divest its full commercial business

    Aug. 8, 2023
    ADT Commercial sold for $1.6 billion to PE firm GTCR; company to retain ADT name for next 12 months
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    Security Executives

    Security Industry Association's 2023 Securing New Ground Conference program revealed

    This year’s Securing New Ground conference will shape industry trends and offer opportunities to engage with the leaders who are driving the future of security
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    Protective Operations & Guard Services

    Elite Interactive Solutions (EIS) names Scott Goldfine as new Marketing Director

    Goldfine joins EIS following a celebrated 25-year career with leading electronic security channel trade publication Security Sales & Integration, where he long served as Editor...
    Fire & Life Safety

    Sciens Building Solutions acquires third Pennsylvania company

    Aug. 7, 2023
    This acquisition helps expand Sciens' presence in the state of Pennsylvania, where it has existing businesses in Plymouth Meeting (Electronic Security Solutions) and Perkiomenville...
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    Fire & Life Safety

    Pavion acquires REECE Complete Security Solutions

    Aug. 7, 2023
    The acquisition expands Pavion's capacity in the Northwest region of the U.S., strengthens its position as a leader in security integration solutions, and extends data center ...
    Fire & Life Safety

    Inspect Point acquires FormLink Systems

    Aug. 7, 2023
    This strategic move will further solidify Inspect Point's position as an industry leader while enhancing its ability to serve a broader range of fire protection professionals ...
    Gunshot Detection

    SDS integrates with Hanwha Vision

    The integration between the SDS Indoor Gunshot Detection System and Hanwha Vision’s Wisenet WAVE VMS platform will enable organizations to automatically alert security teams at...
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    Industry Trade Associations

    Platinum Tools joins the SDVoE Alliance

    Aug. 3, 2023
    The SDVoE Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments...
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    Axis Communications expands presence with new Ohio Experience Center

    Aug. 1, 2023
    The new location demonstrates Axis’ continued commitment to providing local customers, partners, and business leaders with on-the-ground resources and support to test advanced...
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    Schneider Electric launches Managed Security Services for operational environments

    Aug. 1, 2023
    Powered by Schneider Electric's global Cybersecurity Connected Service Hub (CCSH), this new offering provides proven technologies as flexible services to monitor cyber threats...

    ESA Announces Kevin Stone as Chariman Elect for 2023-2024

    July 31, 2023
    With 34 years of experience in the security industry, Kevin has collected a number of titles and varied expertise as a Rochester Business Journal 40 under 40 recipient as well...
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    Nice North America announces strategic leadership appointments, new organizational structure

    July 31, 2023
    The Board will lead four specialized committees, each focused on accelerating growth in the areas of ESG, People Strategy, Audit & Compliance, and Strategy.
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    Kaadas secures Alarm.com certification, announces distributor support

    July 25, 2023
    This certification ensures the interoperability of select Kaadas locks with Alarm.com.