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Guardian Protection teams up MiLB, becomes official smart home security partner

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06/21/2019

PITTSBURG and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Security solutions provider, Guardian Protection, recently announced a new partnership with Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) to become the “Official Smart Home Security Partner of MiLB” and the “Preferred Partner” of targeted MiLB teams across the country.

Mission 500 announces new board of director members

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06/20/2019

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., recently announced the addition of five new board of director members.

SIA Statesman Award winners honored for their work

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06/20/2019

SILVER SPRING, Md.—“… And the rest, they say, is history.” This is one of my most favorite quotes as it depicts a positive continuation of something that originated in the past.

ESX Innovation Awards winners unveiled

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06/03/2019

INDIANAPOLIS—The winning products and services of the 2019 Innovation Awards, which will be featured at ESX 2019, June 4-6, here in Indianapolis, were unveiled and the winners for each category are as follows:

News Poll: ISC West significance, popularity rising

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05/29/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine— With ISC West 2019 wrapping up in Las Vegas in April after another highly successful event, including packed aisles on the trade show floor and in the educational sessions, this month’s News Poll gauges SSN readers’ experiences at this year’s conference and expo.

ESX to welcome Paws and Think therapy dogs to showroom floor

Well, well, well … looks like we finally know “who let the dogs out!”
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05/29/2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Back in July of 2000, Baha Men released the song “Who Let the Dogs Out?” that quickly climbed the charts to reach a spot on the Top 40 list in the United States.

Specifically Speaking with Robert D. Hammond, PSP, NICET III

Consultant at Security Consulting and Design
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05/15/2019

Specifically Speaking with Robert D. Hammond, PSP, NICET III, who works at Security Consulting and Design.

Open Security & Safety Alliance membership doubles; open platform initiatives surge forward

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05/07/2019

SAN RAMON, Calif.—In the Fall of 2018, five companies — Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco by Schneider Electric and VIVOTEK, Inc. — came together for the good of the open platform community, becoming founding companies of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), or simply, “the Alliance.”

DMP honors Dealers of the Year for 2018

Hosts 1st annual awards presentation at Owners Forum
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05/01/2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—If you’ve attended the DMP Owners Forum, you know it’s an exciting premiere of the manufacturer’s newest security solutions and an equally rich exchange of best practices among DMP’s top 100 dealers.

S.A.F.E. donates emergency alert platform to U.S. schools, colleges and universities

Free enhanced protection in the event of a life-threatening emergency via hyperlocal mobile alerts
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04/24/2019

NASHUA, N.H.—A non-glamorous side of being in the security industry is hearing about, witnessing the aftermath and reporting on school shootings. Since the Parkland, Fla.

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SSN News Poll August 2019

According to new research from Parks Associates, interest in DIY security systems is on the rise with 52 percent of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the next 12 months planning to buy a system that is self-installed. This month’s News Poll looks to gauge reader’s thoughts on DIY’s impact on security overall.