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    Security Business 2023 State of the Industry Report

    Dec. 13, 2023
    This annual report from Security Business magazine is the result of a comprehensive research survey of security systems integrators and consultants.
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    Security Gives Back in 2023

    Dec. 13, 2023
    How integrators gave back to their communities through charity, volunteering and more

    Big Book Winter 2023

    Dec. 13, 2023
    The security industry's buyer's guide, featuring new products AND the winning products in the annual SecurityInfoWatch Readers' Choice Awards
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    Residential Technologies

    The Smart Money: Shifting Solar Energy Market Dynamics

    Dec. 13, 2023
    With many security providers expanding into solar, the industry still stands at a crossroads in 2024

    Editor's Note: The CES Hype is Heating Up

    Dec. 13, 2023
    A first look at the hot trends and technologies that Security Business will focus on in January…what do you want to see?

    More content from December 2023

    Fire & Life Safety

    Fire Alarm 411: Equipment and Device Compliance

    Dec. 13, 2023
    A closer look at the rules and regulations that integrators must obey when specifying fire alarm equipment and components

    Insider Intelligence: Adaptability Will be the Key to 2024 Success

    Dec. 13, 2023
    Companies that can build a culture of adaptability can weather change and succeed on the path to greater profits
    Information Security

    Tech Trends: Web3's Coming of Age Story

    Dec. 13, 2023
    Technology founded in the cryptocurrency and NFT markets is poised to make a profound impact on biometrics and privacy in the security industry
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    Recruiting Roadmap: Five Things to Look for in Unemployed Candidates

    Dec. 13, 2023
    As you interview candidates, ask questions to determine if they were laid off or let go, and why

    Modern Selling: Six Ways to Help Salespeople Produce Accurate Forecasts

    Dec. 13, 2023
    How to understand the difference between forecasting and opportunity management

    Legal Brief: When to File a Mechanic’s Lien

    Contractors who are owed money may turn to this legal method, but be sure it is not abused
    Night-Vision, Thermal & Infrared Cameras

    Best Practices for Recommending Thermal Cameras

    Dec. 13, 2023
    Four keys to specifying the technology for perimeter security

    Wireless Access Redefined (Sponsored by ICT)

    James Ensten, VP of Sales at Integrated Control Technology (ICT), explains why wireless is a winner in this Executive Product Showcase, sponsored by ICT,
    Residential Technologies

    Xfinity announces DIY home monitoring products

    Nov. 21, 2023
    Xfinity’s new sensors offer customers the ability to customize their experience through the Xfinity app, where they can add and pair as many sensors as they need.

    Kaadas receives Alarm.com certification for select smart lock models

    Nov. 21, 2023
    To date, all of the Kaadas smart lock models that have achieved Alarm.com certification are also Z-Wave certified and available with the Z-Wave 700 Series module.
    Alarms & Monitoring

    Per Mar partners with iDter to deploy Niō Guardians with AI, intrustion detection

    Per Mar partnered with iDter to ramp up protection for their construction and heavy equipment customers.
    Industry Trade Associations

    The Monitoring Association welcomes new President

    As TMA’s president, Butkovich is also focused on strengthening relationships with organizations within the security industry, as well as those in law enforcement and public safety...
    Network Video Recorders (NVRs)

    Hikvision announces patch for vulnerability found in Hikvision NVRs and DVRs

    Nov. 17, 2023
    While Hikvision is not aware of this vulnerability being exploited in the field, it recognizes that some of its partners may have installed Hikvision equipment that is impacted...

    Refreshed 2023 Guide to State Licensing released by NSCA

    The report provides the commercial integration industry with a reference guide of the state laws that govern the installation of limited energy and/or integrated technology systems...
    Residential Technologies

    Resideo annual CONNECT customer event "Connects to the Future"

    Nov. 16, 2023
    The CONNECT event featured new products and offers a wealth of knowledge from guest speakers and seminars, including this year a dynamic masterclass in customer experience from...
    Fire & Life Safety

    Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires three Sonitrol franchises, rapidly expands in the Carolinas

    Through these transactions, Pye-Barker gained four new locations, strengthening its market position as the single-source provider of choice for integrated life safety protection...

    Amazon Astro for Business

    Nov. 15, 2023
    It can map up to 5,000 square feet, and customers can use live view, two-way talk, Astro’s HD periscope camera with night vision, and visual ID to receive unrecognized person ...
    Industry News

    Everon announces executive leadership team

    Nov. 15, 2023
    Everon draws on an outstanding legacy of service excellence that is strengthened by over a decade of industry expertise, with many leaders having spent the majority of their careers...
    Fire & Life Safety

    Telguard recognized for outstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

    Nov. 14, 2023
    Established in 2021, the TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award serves as a testament to Telguard's outstanding efforts in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace ...
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    Brivo eyes enterprise market, all-in with AI

    Nov. 13, 2023
    During last week’s Cloud Security Summit in Austin, Brivo CEO Steve Van Till talked with SecurityInfoWatch.com about what the SECOM investment will do for the company, the future...
    Fire & Life Safety

    RapidFire Safety & Security acquires California State Fire Protection

    Nov. 13, 2023
    By integrating CSFP’s core competencies with the company’s existing resources, RapidFire is poised to enhance its service offerings, drive greater value, and create synergies ...
    Video Surveillance

    Active Intelligence and Convergint Launch New Strategic Partnership

    Nov. 9, 2023
    For ease of deployment, ASTRA integrates with the industry’s leading video management system (VMS) platforms, including Milestone XProtect, Genetec Security Center, and Qognify...
    Access Control

    Suprema hosts global partner conference to announce future strategies

    Nov. 9, 2023
    The company welcomed partners from across the world to discuss the company's vision and future business strategies.

    Announcing the 2023 SecurityInfoWatch.com Readers' Choice Awards Winners

    Nov. 9, 2023
    The program recognized the most impactful products introduced from April 2022 to June 2023 in 15 different categories.

    Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires South Carolina security provider Adroit Systems Company

    This addition further enhances Pye-Barker's full-service capabilities in the state of South Carolina.
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    Cloud Security Solutions

    Drako: AI could be the death of VMS

    Nov. 7, 2023
    The dawn of artificial intelligence in the physical security industry could mean that days are numbered for video management software, Eagle Eye Networks CEO Dean Drako says. ...
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    Industry News

    Allegion Ventures invests in Ambient.ai

    Nov. 6, 2023
    Allegion President and CEO John H. Stone said Ambient.ai aligns with Allegion’s focus on using innovative technology to enable seamless access and a safer world.
    Fire & Life Safety

    Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Koetter Fire Protection and captures Texas market

    Alongside Jason Ferguson, Koetter's highly qualified and experienced team will continue to aggressively grow and support customers in the great state of Texas.
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    Control Panels

    DICE awarded patent for new video arming and disarming system

    Nov. 1, 2023
    DICE's patent also allows users to monitor for late openings, early closings, unscheduled openings and closings, and much more.
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    Video Surveillance

    Western Digital to separate its HDD and Flash businesses

    Oct. 30, 2023
    Creating two independent, public companies with market-specific, strategic focus, the company’s separation will better position each franchise to execute innovative technology...