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Mobile apps benefit consumers, dealers and installers

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02/23/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—People value convenience, and in many cases in the security space that means connectivity to mobile devices. Executives from Bosch and Honeywell talked with Security Systems News about the ways mobile apps are evolving in the security space, from replacing existing technologies to further benefiting dealers and installers.

Hikvision to open R&D center in Montreal, research institute in Silicon Valley

Jeffrey He shares his plans, responds to industry buzz on cyber issues
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02/22/2017

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.—Hikvision USA Inc., based here, and Hikvision Canada Inc. announced last week that Hikvision plans to establish in 2017 an R&D center in Montreal and a Research Institute in California’s Silicon Valley, underscoring the company’s commitment to North American integrator partners, and supporting its presence in the enterprise market.

East Coast Integrated Systems: new name, new focus

Company CEO talks rebranding, renewed enterprise focus for 2017
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02/22/2017

SALEM, N.H.—East Coast Integrated Systems, formerly known as East Coast Fire and Security, is in the midst of a rebranding as the company renews its focus on commercial and enterprise customers.

Guest Commentary: Three Resolutions for a Changing Security Industry

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02/17/2017

Over the past years, the security industry has changed and with it emerged new challenges and opportunities. Today, cybersecurity, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key trends that any large organization must address. In the security industry, it is important for organizations to realize these developments and formulate a strategy to meet client and stakeholder needs. Just as people use the new year to set major goals, so too can security leaders use the beginning of 2017 to make a plan to meet the industry’s biggest challenges. Below are a few resolutions that can benefit everyone in the security industry.

Dynetics releases new 360-degree radar

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02/16/2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—Dynetics, which designs, builds and installs radar units, announced the latest offering in its GroundAware line: GA1360, a 360-degree radar system with a range of one kilometer.

The challenge of hiring

Visibility, having the right offering for applicants can be key
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02/16/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine—Many companies, of all sizes in the industry, face the difficulty of finding the most qualified and best fitting candidates to join their team. Security Systems News talked with a few of these companies to hear what the applicant pool looks like, what they look for in new hires and how they bring in the best talent.

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SSN News Poll April 2017

For many companies in the security industry, finding the right people can be a challenge. SSN spoke with several professionals about this difficulty. How does your company attract, hire the best employees?