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IRVING, Texas and WASHINGTON--The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association is concerned about the future of the industry. A recent survey it conducted found electronic life safety and security professionals between the ages of 25 and 45 are concerned as well, with respondents acknowledging the importance of education and participation.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

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Suffolk City Council on May 6 heard an update on the false alarm reduction program the city is implementing.

Stanley Convergent Security Solutions names Kopplin VP field ops

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NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc.

FEMA appoints Tidwell as code consultant

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The Fire Equipment Manufacturer’s Association, FEMA, an international, non-profit trade association representing the leading manufacturers of fire equipment including fire hose, standpipe systems, interior equipment, portable fire extinguishers and pre-engineered systems, on May 21 announced the appointment of Jim Tidwell to code consultant. In the short time Tidwell has been its code consultant, FEMA has developed new relationships with key personnel in the fire protection industry around North America.

Samsung Techwin America announces four sales reps

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Samsung Techwin America, a supplier of cutting edge video products, including IP, thermal and analog cameras, network and digital video recorders and LCD monitors, on May 21 announced it had hired four new additions to its field sales organization.

The new hires will support Samsumg Techwin’s digital IP video security product family.

The longest ISC West round-up ever


 LAS VEGAS—Did you miss the show? Spend too much time in the casinos to cover the show floor? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. What follows is the quickest and most comprehensive show round-up you’ve ever encountered (and we may actually add to it as we sift through our notes):

On March 31, before the official opening of ISC West, Honeywell was active.

Mace Security International, Inc. hires Don Taylor as VP marketing

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Mace Security International, Inc. on May 19 announced it had hired Don Taylor as its vice president of marketing.



SSN News Poll July 2019

One of the top themes at ISC West in April was the increased adoption of cloud-based services, products and solutions. This month’s News Poll looks to gauge how the cloud is being adopted within security today.