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Montgomery, Ala. goes live with ASAP with Vector Security's help

January 23, 2019SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—Users of monitored home and business security alarms in Montgomery, Ala. will benefit from faster, more accurate emergency response as the city becomes the latest municipality to implement Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), a technology designed to automate communication between alarm monitoring central stations and public safety dispatch/911 centers. Vector Security, a full service security provider based here, assisted the city by helping to perform extensive testing prior...

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ASAP expands in Virginia

August 9, 2017Spencer Ives

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security announced in early August that Newport News, Va., is now live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). Newport News joins other municipalities in the state of Virginia using ASAP, such as the City of Richmond, James City County, York County, and Henrico County. The ASAP to PSAP program, created by The Monitoring Association—formerly CSAA—and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials automates communication between alarm monitoring central...

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Pennsylvania starts getting ASAP to PSAP

January 26, 2017SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—Bucks County in Pennsylvania went live with the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, making it the first in the state. "More than 3,500 alarm users in Bucks County will benefit from faster and more accurate emergency response with the implementation of ASAP," Anita Ostrowski, vice president of central station services for Vector Security, said in a prepared statement. "We hope the positive impact that ASAP will bring to Bucks County will encourage other major 911 centers in Pennsylvania...

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ASAP expands in N.C.

June 22, 2016SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—The Automated Secure Alarm Protocol is now live in Durham and Kernersville, N.C., bringing almost 1,700 Vector Security customers with it. “ASAP is an initiative we strongly believe in at Vector Security and we are proud to help enable this partnership between the public and private sectors,” Anita Ostrowski, Vector Security vice president of central station services, said in a prepared statement. “As such, we consistently seek ways to promote its value to municipalities...

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ASAP to PSAP: Full speed ahead

July 3, 2012Rich Miller

For central stations wondering if they'll ever be part of ASAP to PSAP, there was good news from ESX 2012: Progress continues to be made. Show attendees got an update on the protocol at a seminar led by Mark McCall of United Central Control, Glenn Schroeder of the Security Network of America, Pam Petrow and Anita Ostrowski of Vector Security, and Melissa Courville of DICE Corp. While ASAP might not be advancing fast enough to satisfy everyone in the industry, the panelists in Nashville listed a number...

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Key piece of ASAP puzzle now in place

May 16, 2012Rich Miller

The CSAA has taken the next step toward bringing more participants into the fold with the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol by going "live" with a computerized message broker in Arizona. The server at the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (Nlets) in Phoenix serves as a scrubber for transmissions being forwarded from monitoring companies to public safety answering points. It checks for errors and ensures that the information is properly formatted before sending it to the appropriate...

Alarm Detection Systems, Anita Ostrowski, ASAP, CSAA, Ed Bonifas, monitronics, PSAP, UCC, Vector Security


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