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SIA opposes act to ban biometric, image analytic technologies

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07/06/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry has announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act that would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies.

Build predictable recurring revenue in unpredictable times

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07/01/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The “as-a-service” business model and approach is designed to help build recurring revenue for integrators; it’s no longer feasible to simply install a system, have the customer pay for the system outright, and then move on to the next customer.

Dynamark helping dealers get through COVID crisis

Three-pronged support includes new “stimulus package” for dealers who swing accounts over to Dynamark Security Centers
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07/01/2020

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—With many dealers feeling the effects of decreased business, Dynamark Security Centers is offering support to dealers through a comprehensive approach that addresses not only the financial, but also the operational and technology side of the equation.

Allied Universal rolls out distance screening solutions

Efforts focused on helping businesses prevent the spread of COVID-19
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07/01/2020

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal announced the availability of distance screening solutions as companies continue to launch their ‘return to workplace' initiatives.

SIA adopts new ethics principles

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06/30/2020

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA), through its Ethics in Security Technology Working Group, has developed the SIA Membership Code of Ethics, a set of nine principles designed to promote the highest standards of conduct among its members.

NMC first to receive UL 827A listing for central station hosted services

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06/29/2020

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—National Monitoring Center (NMC), a Netwatch Group Company, announced that it is the first monitoring center issued the UL 827A listing for Central Station Hosted Services, allowing it to become a provider of 3rd party IT services.

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SSN News Poll August 2020

In April, Security Systems News asked readers about the impact COVID-19 was having on their businesses. With many states starting to open up again, this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the state of the industry three months into the coronavirus.