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Monitoring Matters

ISC West gears up for 2018 show, educational sessions

January 24, 2018Spencer Ives

Earlier this month ISC West announced the program for its SIA Education@ISC for the 2018 show, to be held April 10-12. I got the chance to speak with Sherida Sessa, industry VP for ISC events, and Kimberly Roberts, SIA's director of education and training, about some of the sessions and themes that attendees can look forward to at ISC West 2018. “We're very excited that we have over 85 sessions scheduled for this year. They really run the gamut, they cover most of the new and trending...

2018, ISC West, Kimberly Roberts, Security Industry Association (SIA), Sherida Sessa

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General News

Educating integrators about cybersecurity for work on college campuses and elsewhere

March 17, 2016Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Andrew Lanning enjoys visiting college campuses and “the ubiquity of their Wi-Fi access.” But the reason he is on campus, usually, is that easy Wi-Fi access means easy prey for hackers and cyberthreats.Lanning is the co-founder of Integrated Security Technologies in Wai Pahu, Hawaii. Like other security experts charged with tackling cyberthreats in educational settings, his main job is to remind integrators, manufacturers and end users that while no system is immune...

Andrew Lanning, Axis Communications, Cybersecurity, Genetec, Hikvision USA, Integrated Security Technologies Duane Djie, Jacob Hauzen, John Bartolac, Kimberly Roberts

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Keeping central station employees in the know through extensive training

February 10, 2011Daniel Gelinas

The controversy surrounding Article 6-E—proposed legislation in New York that looks to vet and license central station employees according to statewide standards—has many in the industry talking about central station employee training. There are plenty of virtual and classroom training options provided by industry associations like CSAA and SIA. And, many monitoring companies take full control and create their own training programs for employees. Experts who spoke to Security Systems...

Alarm Monitoring Services, Anne Glickstein, Commercial Instruments and Alarm Systems, Dera DeRoche-Jolet, Electronic Security Association (ESA), John Lombardi, Kimberly Roberts, Mace CSSS, Mary Jensby, Morgan Hertel, RAC, Richmond Alarm Company, Security Industry Association (SIA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), UL-listed, Virginia, Wayne Boggs

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