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The finance market finally begins to heat up

It still may be a challenge to find the right financing partner, but the money and interest in security is there
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02/01/2005

The financial side of the security industry has gone through its ups and downs in recent years.

A shrinking pool of specialty lenders, more stringent financing guidelines and for those looking to sell accounts, lower multiples, are just some of the challenges faced by installers and systems integrators seeking financing for capital improvements or to grow their business.

ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Moorestown, Pa.

The Moorestown Township Council revealed an ordinance that would revise the existing fire code to include the growing concern of false alarms that tax the resources of its two volunteer fire districts, reported the Burlington County Times.

Ad Hoc Committee could shape NBFAA’s Future

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01/01/2005

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Findings from the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association ad hoc committee examining membership polices were set to come out in December at an executive board meeting and could shape the future of the national association.

CAA presents Weinstock award

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

SAN FRANCISCO - Lessing Gold of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knup received the California Alarm Association’s George A. Weinstock award at the 2004 CAA Winter Convention and Western Security Conference in early December.

States drop NBFAA status while one joins

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01/01/2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - Although the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association reports 38 state members, its membership has fluctuated in recent years.

Video analytics at center stage as a video management solution

With more images being captured than ever before, an intelligent video system can make it manageable
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01/01/2005

With cameras every where - and more being installed every day - the collection of video for surveillance purposes has skyrocketed.

But with this explosion in image capture and storage has come the issue of sorting through all this video, which has given rise to the need for analyzing images, so security personnel can go quickly to those images and events that are outside the norm or are of interest based on pre-determined policies.

Back to New York: ISC East returns with regional focus

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Leaving New York’s never easy. But that is why ISC East has returned to the city that never sleeps.

NBFAA okays warranty plan

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has endorsed an extended warranty program for its commercial alarm dealer members to offer to customers.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?