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SIA and ESA launch Foundation for Advancing Security Talent

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SIA and ESA launch Foundation for Advancing Security Talent

September 2, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS, Texas – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA) have partnered to launch the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to promote careers in the physical security technology and life safety industry. The goal for FAST is to connect passionate, innovative professionals with new opportunities in electronic security and life safety. ”Whenever we talk to SIA members about their...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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ESA launches new, customizable, member-only Training as a Service (TaaS) to fast-track new hires

June 24, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DALLAS—ESA's National Training School launched Training as a Service (TaaS), a customizable, industry-professional-designed, member-only learning experience, offering two tracks to assist security professionals in developing needed work skills.The ESA Systems Technician path, designed for professionals with 0-6 months of experience, focuses on core industry knowledge, safety and employability skills while the Specialist path is designed for professionals with 6-18 months of experience, and...

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ESX 2019 full of passion from start to finish

June 10, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

From the showroom floor and education sessions to motivational speakers, one-on-one interviews and central stage talks lead by SSN as the premier media sponsor of ESX, the goal of #PassionateSecurity was more than fulfilled. In my opinion, this passion for security was best seen as industry peers openly shared their experiences with others via conversations, interactive education sessions, networking events and receptions—even if that meant sharing with the competition, all in the name of keeping...

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ESA and SIA team up to create workforce development strategies

March 6, 2019SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are collaborating on a joint strategy to help their members identify, recruit and retain qualified employees for a variety of professional roles within manufacturer and integrator businesses.These workforce development efforts - guided by the input of a task force of SIA and ESA members - will align on three key objectives:• Outreach to schools, colleges and universities to increase...

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TMA, ESA dispute Google's claim

March 6, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

The Monitoring Association (TMA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA) are calling out Google on its recent statement — “security systems often use microphones” — noting that such statements “misrepresent the vast majority of today's residential security systems installed throughout the country.” The dispute follows recent reporting by Business Insider, CNN Business and many other publications that have highlighted the undisclosed, on-board microphone discovered...

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ESA Leadership Summit 2019 provided valuable education, business contacts

February 13, 2019SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—A few weeks ago, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) held their 2019 Leadership Summit in Austin, Texas, gathering electronic security and life safety professionals to start off the year by sharing best practices, networking and collaborative strategizing. Receiving a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 85, reveals well over half of the total number of attendees are willing to recommend the summit to others.Feedback from a couple of attendees was published in a recent press release:...

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