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TMA holds inaugural Technology Summit

April 4, 2018Spencer Ives

SALT LAKE CITY—The Monitoring Association held its inaugural Technology Summit here, March 19-21, covering technologies directly related to monitoring centers in today's industry.“The two gentlemen that made this happen were Sascha Kylau, [VP of central station solutions and services] from OneTel, and Steve Butkovich, the CTO of CPI. They are the co-chairs of our technology committee. They envisioned this and managed all of the content and speakers. We initiated the effort in January...

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TMA releases new Level 1 operator training course

December 13, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association recently announced a new Level 1 training course for operators.The previous Level 1 course was “Like drinking from a fire hose … it was just too much information,” Jay Hauhn, TMA's executive director told Security Systems News, particularly considering the course is designed for new entrants in a monitoring center, people who may be new to the industry.The new course adjusts the scope of the content. “We really changed it to be a good...

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CSAA is now The Monitoring Association

March 22, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—On March 16, CSAA announced that it is officially The Monitoring Association. To recap: the name change was discussed among members in the second quarter of 2016. It was voted on, and passed, during CSAA's general membership meeting in early June, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. SSN spoke with executive director Jay Hauhn and the organization's vice president of marketing and communications about CSAA's plans for 2017, including the process of changing the name. In a letter to the CSAA...

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TechSec 2017 Panel: Monitoring the next tech

March 15, 2017Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The hot topics in the industry—drones and robotics, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, big data and data mining—all impact monitoring centers, as well as integrators and end users.At the TechSec Solutions 2017 panel, “Monitoring the next tech,” Morgan Hertel, VP of technology and innovation for Rapid Response Monitoring, and Jim McMullen, president, COO and founder of COPS Monitoring, explored how industry trends will impact their side of the business.Jay...

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CSAA prepares for 2017, changing name to The Monitoring Association

January 16, 2017Spencer Ives

VIENNA, Va.—Over the course of 2017, as the Central Station Alarm Association transitions to The Monitoring Association, it will get a new look, new logo.In June 2016, CSAA members voted to change the name. Jay Hauhn, CSAA's CEO and executive director, said that the change better fits the growing number of devices and events that can be monitored. “The number of things that can be monitored, where knowing of a status change provides value to an end user, is exploding—driven by this...

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CSAA focuses on cybersecurity

September 7, 2016Spencer Ives

At CSAA's upcoming annual meeting—to be held on Marco Island, Fla., Oct. 22 through 26—there will be a panel devoted to cybersecurity, which the association announced more about this week. I spoke with Jay Hauhn, CSAA's executive director, recently about the meeting as well as other focuses for the association. Hauhn said that the annual meeting's cybersecurity panel was going to approach the subject in a new way, looking to focus on what companies should do about cybersecurity. “We...

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CSAA votes to change name to The Monitoring Association

June 14, 2016Martha Entwistle

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association name is on its way out.At the June 6 CSAA general membership meeting here at the ESX show here in Fort Worth, Texas, members voted to change the name to The Monitoring Association. The association previously notified members of the vote.Jay Hauhn, CSAA executive director, told Security Systems News that 90 percent of those voting were in favor of changing the name to The Monitoring Association, "and the other 10 percent wanted to change...

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ADT warns of rise in deceptive sales practices

May 31, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

SALT LAKE CITY—With the summer door-knocking season upon us, the Better Business Bureau held a news conference here May 25 to address the fact that a handful of Utah home security companies are responsible for the majority of questionable sales practices occurring within the security industry.Of the 600,000 consumers nationwide who turned to the BBB to find out about home security companies, “What they complain about, far too often, is that the sales person who knocked on their door was...

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CSAA may change name to 'The Monitoring Association'

May 18, 2016Spencer Ives

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association may be renamed “The Monitoring Association,” if CSAA members approve the name change in a June 7 vote."The world is changing. Historically, central stations monitored electronic systems that detect burglar and life safety events. We now have a technology-based environment where just about anything can be connected, and thus monitored. ... The proposed new name accommodates the expanding monitoring community," Jay Hauhn, CSAA's...

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CSAA announces 2016 annual meeting keynote

April 27, 2016Spencer Ives

Earlier this week CSAA announced the keynote speaker for this year's CSAA Annual Meeting, held in Marco Island, Fla., from Oct. 22-27: Tasha Eurich, organizational psychologist and author of New York Times bestseller Bankable Leadership. “We are pleased to feature a next-generation speaker at the Annual Meeting,” CSAA president Pamela J. Petrow said in a prepared statement. “CSAA members are always looking toward the future, and Dr. Eurich is sure to provide them with new strategies...

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