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Award-winning reporter to write for SSN

Former ASIS International reporter, Lilly Chapa, to contribute articles starting in March
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01/29/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce that national award-winning reporter, Lilly Chapa, will be contributing articles to the publication starting with the March issue.

SSN News Poll gauges state of the industry

Majority of respondents see continued growth for 2019
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01/25/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—As we reflect on 2018, this month's news poll gauges the overall state of the industry. The majority of News Poll respondents are bullish on 2019 with 85 percent saying that they see continued growth.

The role of AI and 5G key topics at CES 2019

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01/23/2019

LAS VEGAS— More than 4,500 exhibitors showcased the latest tech innovations to some 180,000 attendees across more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space at CES 2019 here Jan 8-11.

Mission 500 exceeds 2018 goals with higher expectations for 2019

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01/09/2019

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in severe need across the U.S., made some amazing strides this year raising funds through a number of events that were held throughout the year.

Hikvision raises money for Mission 500

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01/02/2019

LOS ANGELES—Employees from Hikvision USA Inc., a provider of security hardware equipment and software solutions, raised funds and helped a family make much-needed repairs to their home in Puerto Rico as part of a Mission 500 security industry service project and trip.

Specifically Speaking with Patrick L. Weygint, RCDD

Associate/technology designer for SMMA based in Cambridge, Mass.
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01/02/2019

In the January issue, Security Systems News features Patrick L. Weygint, RCDD, associate/technology designer for Symmes Maini and McKee Associates (SMMA), a design and consulting firm based in Cambridge, Mass.

TechSec Solutions to feature Security Industry Mega Panel

Leaders from ASIS, ESA, PSA and SIA to come together on one session
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12/17/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce its TechSec Solutions conference, Feb. 25-26, 2019, in Delray Beach, Fla., will include a Security Industry Mega Panel featuring leaders from the industry’s top associations and organizations, who will come together to give their perspective on, and vision for the future of security.

Six ideas to making successful sales contests

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12/12/2018

About 20 years ago, my boss pulled me into his office and asked a favor. We were entering June and all indications were pointing to a slow second quarter. The company needed sales. He needed sales. His request was direct: “I need you to pull in every dollar possible this month. I’ll approve whatever you need—just bring in the sales.”

ISC East 2018 exceeds expectations

Attendance up 23 percent as conference continues its resurgence
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12/12/2018

NEW YORK—ISC East, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), reported strong growth results at the conclusion of this year’s industry event, held in New York City this past November.

SIA opens submissions for ISC West New Product Showcase Awards

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12/12/2018

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Submissions are now open for the Security Industry Association's (SIA's) New Product Showcase (NPS) Awards at ISC West 2019.

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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.