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Monitoring Matters

Come together, right now

March 24, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

It was just two weeks ago when my blog offered a cautionary tale about the Verkada security breach and stressed the importance of making the necessary investment to prevent cyberattacks like that from happening to other businesses. Fast forward to today, and while I have no idea if my blog ignited a spark, I have been extremely pleased by the overwhelming response of the security industry recently in the battle against cyber threats. Let’s start with the first collaboration announced...

Andrew Lanning, ASIS International, Electronic Security Association, InfraGard, Kasia Hanson, Min Kyriannis, Security Industry Association (SIA), The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

Cybersecurity

ESA, ASIS and SIA partner with InfraGard in support of national security

March 22, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON—The Electronic Security Association (ESA), ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding with The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) in support of the InfraGard Electronic Security Industry Cross Sector Council (ESI-CSC). The INMA leads the private sector side of the InfraGard public-private partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and is comprised of professionals in critical infrastructure...

Andrew Lanning, ASIS International, Electronic Security Association, FBI, InfraGard, Security Industry Association


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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

Cybersecurity

Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

March 19, 2021SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—With so much that has been going on in the cybersecurity space the past few months, leading global security industry organizations ASIS International, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to fight the war on cybersecurity threats with a unified strategy. “As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible...

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ESX 2021 going virtual

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ESX 2021 going virtual

March 4, 2021SSN Staff

CHICAGO—The 2021 edition of the Electronic Security Expo (ESX), a leading annual education and networking event dedicated to professionals from the electronic security and life safety industry, will be conducted virtually out of consideration for the health and well-being of participants. Renamed the ESX 2021 Virtual Experience, the event will take place exclusively online from June 15-17. “Simply put, we decided that there are too many public health variables beyond our control...

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ESA becomes sole owner of ESX

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ESA becomes sole owner of ESX

January 20, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced it is now the sole owner of the Electronic Security Expo (ESX), an annual national convention and exhibition for the electronic security and life safety industry that had been co-owned by The Monitoring Association (TMA) since the show’s beginnings in 2008. “While it has certainly been a tough year for in-person events, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) sees the value that the Electronic Security Expo (ESX)...

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ESA’s National Training School releases four new video CEU courses

November 30, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is unveiling four new video CEU courses to its lineup of CEU offerings to help students maintain certifications and licenses. “Video installation and service jobs are one of the leading growth opportunities for ESA members,” ESA Chief Knowledge Officer Michelle Yungblut said in the announcement. “Providing more on-demand training courses in the area of video systems has been a goal for ESA this year so we are excited to launch...

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ESA Leadership Summit going virtual

July 24, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—The ESA Leadership Summit is an annual event for company leaders in the electronic security and life safety industry. This year, the summit experience will be virtual as ESA Leadership Summit Stay Connected, held Sept. 29 - Oct. 1. The summit will connect leaders with content and contacts needed to thrive amidst uncertainty via education, self-selected one-on-one meetings with vendors and networking events. “Our ESA Members are continuing to drive value to their customers,...

Electronic Security Association, ESA, ESA Leadership Summit


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ESA announces upgraded training experience

July 9, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) National Training School (NTS) has helped the electronic security and life safety industry get training, licensing and certifications for the last 30 years. The school just launched an upgraded learning management platform and course shopping site to enhance the training experience.  Upgrades include:  A new, enhanced learning portal to easily find current course load, access previously taken courses and track progress; More intuitive...

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Electronic Security Association offers free online CEU courses for all

March 23, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—ESA is now offering select free CRU courses in recognition of the economic challenges for businesses affected by COVID-19. “As an association, we are in the business of building a strong, united industry front — of building community,” Merlin Guilbeau, chief executive officer, ESA said in the announcement. “I am confident that we can, and will, get through this together.” Six courses extend the opportunity to learn new topics, and to work toward certification...

CEU credits, CEUs, electronic security, Electronic Security Association, ESA, Merlin Guilbeau, virtual training


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ESA offers customizable onboarding, staff development training program

February 17, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DALLAS—Cookie-cutter training just won't “cut” it for this industry. Delivering the right type of training, along with content that helps professional students in their current roles, as well as sets them up for success going forward, is of utmost importance. Understanding this, theElectronic Security Association (ESA) recently launched Training as a Service (TaaS), its customizable, in-house employee onboarding and staff development program focused specifically on the electronic...

Angela White, electronic security, Electronic Security Association, ESA, onboarding, staff development, Taas, Tracy Dalrymple, Training as a Service


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