Subscribe to General News

General News

US alarm market to reach $4.9 billion by 2021

The Freedonia Group highlights PERS as interesting segment of the market
 - 
08/15/2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio—The Freedonia Group, a research firm based here, projects that the U.S. security alarm systems market will reach $4.9 billion by 2021, starting at $3.8 billion in 2016, with a CAGR of 5.1 percent between 2016 and 2021.

ESA and CEDIA expand educational offerings to members

 - 
08/09/2017

IRVING, Texas—The Electronic Security Association and CEDIA announced a new training relationship that will expand the educational opportunities for members of both associations.

Five Questions: Jason Beardsley

 - 
08/09/2017

Jason Beardsley, partner, Security 101, was recently hired to help lead the opening of the company’s new Los Angeles franchise location. Security Systems News asked him five questions.

Specifically Speaking with Damon Sickmon

Principal for Rykartan Consulting in Loveland, Colo.
 - 
08/02/2017

What's your role at the company?

News Poll: Industry has mixed feelings about millennial employees

Companies show range in percentage of employees born after 1980, before 2000
 - 
08/02/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Several industry events—including ISC West, ESX and Honeywell’s CONNECT—have had presentations dedicated to the topic of millennial employees and how to train them. Security Systems News received both positive and critical responses when it asked for opinions on Generation Y—those born between 1980 and 2000.

Mark Cuban to deliver ASIS 2017 keynote address

 - 
07/26/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International yesterday announced that entrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at the organization’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits—ASIS 2017.

Global VMS market to reach $10 billion in the next several years

MarketsandMarkets names AxxonSoft, Milestone, 3VR, Genetec among major vendors
 - 
07/19/2017

PUNE, India—The market for video management software will rise $3.71 billion in 2016 to $10.54 billion by 2021, according to a report from research firm MarketsandMarkets.

How I Use My System: Jeff Likosar

 - 
07/13/2017

Jeff Likosar, ADT’s CFO, entered his role—and the industry—last October. Previously he worked in a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing and technology spaces. Likosar talked with Security Systems News in early July about his security system. Specifically, he likes the ability to access his system from the ADT Pulse app on his phone.

How I Use My System: Cindy Nash

 - 
06/28/2017

Cindy Nash is MONI Smart Security’s chief information officer and has been with the company for about a year and a half. “My team and I are responsible for providing all of the technology platforms and support for the company,” Nash said. Security Systems News caught up with Nash to talk about her home security system.

What truly makes an event meaningful?

10th annual ESX solidifies a decade of success
 - 
06/21/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—It’s a wrap on the 10th annual Electronic Security Expo (ESX), which took place here June 13-16. Connections were made. Ideas were shared. And quality conversations were had.

Pages

Poll

SSN News Poll October 2017

Sandy Springs, Ga.—like several other municipalities—recently faced the problem of harmful false alarm ordinances negatively impacting the industry. Are you concerned about negative alarm ordinances?