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Long-time RFI President/COO Brad Wilson passes away

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Long-time RFI President/COO Brad Wilson passes away

January 24, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

SAN JOSE, Calif.—RFI, a leader in the integrated security and life safety solutions industry, is deeply saddened to announce the passing of its long-time President/COO Brad Wilson on Jan. 16, 2022. Wilson was a member of the security industry for 40-plus years, spending the last 39 years of his career with RFI Enterprises, Inc.  He started as a technician and over the years served in numerous capacities from project management, system engineering, sales and operations and ultimately...

Brad Wilson, Dee Ann Harn, RFI

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RFI goes with Rapid Response

March 9, 2016Martha Entwistle

SAN JOSE, Calif.—To provide more customized services to its clients, RFI Communications and Security Systems plans to close its internal monitoring station and outsource its monitoring to Rapid Response.“Rapid Response can immediately provide more services to our existing base and bolt-on more services to our high-end commercial and enterprise customers,” RFI president Brad Wilson told Security Systems News.Wilson said RFI was looking for “a partner that has agility and technical...

Brad Wilson, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response, RFI Communications and Security Systems

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Security fundamentals can be strong weapons against cyberattacks

February 18, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—The recent security crisis at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield reaffirms that the constant threat of cyber hacks is the new normal. Business as usual in the security industry doesn't exist anymore. So what kinds of proactive steps are integrators and central stations taking to prevent cyberattacks?Nothing esoteric or revolutionary, actually. But they may be doing things more important than that—reinforcing the fundamentals of cyberhygiene, working harder to improve communication...

Brad Wilson, Christine Lanning, Cybersecurity, Dakota Security Systems, Dallmann Systems, Eric Yunag, Glenn Schroeder, Integrated Security Technologies, NetOne, RFI Communications and Security Systems, Tom Dallmann

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NFC access control: cool and coming, but not close

September 25, 2013Kenneth Z. Chutchian

If the operative word for near field communications access control is “cool,” then the obvious question is: “Are we there yet?”The answer is no.Despite limited rollouts that produced enthusiastic feedback from college students and other potential end users, the road toward widespread adoption of NFC-enabled smartphones being used for access control is full of detours and traffic lights. Some of the impediments are technological, some are about security and some are about when...

Brad Wilson, dave holmes, debra spitler, eric slabaugh, HID Global, Identive Group, Ingersoll Rand, Jay Hauhn, near field communication, rajesh venkat, RFI Communications

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Honeywell and Boeing integrate

April 14, 2011Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—In a deal designed to enable its HIS dealers to do more complex systems integration jobs and provide more customized solutions, Honeywell announced at ISC West that it will integrate its security and building management platform with Boeing's VSOC, it's PSIM-type solution. “The next level of true integration targets enhanced response and operational efficiencies,” Brad Wilson, president of RFI and an HIS dealer, told Security Systems News. “This partnership speaks...

Boeing VSOC, Brad Wilson, Honeywell, ISC West, PSIM, RFI, Scott Harkins

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