Skip to Content

Tag: Loud Security Systems



ESA establishes resolution to support alarm dispatch reduction technology

August 25, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association’s (ESA’s) Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution on Aug. 24, 2022, to support efforts to reduce false alarms through more efficient and effective notification methods.  One of the greatest threats to the electronic security and life safety industry is the high rate of false alarm dispatches. This threat can cause many problems, including jurisdictions to push for “non-response” or “verified response,”...

Electronic Security Association (ESA), John Loud, Loud Security Systems

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

ESA welcomes two new board members

July 14, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently installed two new members on its Board of Directors - Rick Seymour, CEO, CSI Palm Beach, and Michael Barnes, Founding Partner, Barnes Associates, Inc. Seymour and Barnes were installed onto the ESA Board of Directors during the ESA Annual Meeting at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) and began their term on July 1. The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance...

Barnes Associates, Inc., CSI Palm Beach, Doug Bassett, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), ESA, Jamie Vos, Jason Lutz, Jeremy Bates, John Loud, Kevin Stone, Loud Security Systems, Melissa Brinkman, Michael Barnes, Rick Seymour, steve firestone

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

NMC and LOUD Security Systems, Inc. partner to deliver monitoring services

June 1, 2022SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--National Monitoring Center announced it has entered a long-term partnership with LOUD Security Systems to monitor nearly 11,000 of the security providers’ commercial and residential accounts. The partnership brings cutting-edge monitoring services and world-class customer services to LOUD Security’s customer network, which demands a high level of service including quick response, limited false alarms, and dedicated customer service. NMC’s commitment to delivering...

John Loud, Loud Security Systems, National Monitoring Center (NMC), Woodie Andrawos

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Historic moment for security …

May 5, 2021Paul Ragusa

Names of individuals left to right in the photo with Governor Kemp: Dan Gordon, President, Gordon Security Systems, Inc., Doug Bassett, Executive Director, Licensing and Compliance, XFINITY Home, COMCAST, Becky Busby-Maiello, Co-Owner, VP Sales, SDI. (Systems Distributors, Inc.), Stan Martin, Executive Director, SIAC (Security Industry Alarm Coalition), John Loud, President, LOUD Security Systems, Inc., and Vice Chairman, ESA (Electronic Security Association), Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp,...

Electronic Security Association (ESA), false alarm ordinance, John Loud, Loud Security Systems, Sandy Springs, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Stan Martin

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


LOUD Security makes some noise with two acquisitions

December 12, 2019Paul Ragusa

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security Systems grew its account base to more 10,000 accounts with the recent acquisitions of RTA Security and Premier Security.“We're honored to continue the service-oriented values of each of these exceptional companies,” LOUD Security Systems President, John Loud, said in the announcement, noting that both companies share the same family-owned values as LOUD. “Another factor that made each of these deals so appealing is that the location of their customer...

John Loud, Loud Security Systems, M&A strategy

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Sandy Springs considers fining dealers for false alarms

July 12, 2017Paul Ragusa

The new Sandy Springs, Ga. alarm ordinance, which is set to be voted on July 18, is alarming many in the security industry as it looks to force alarm dealers to pay their subscriber's false alarm fees and fines. “This makes as much sense as a car rental company being responsible for paying your speeding tickets if you get caught speeding in their car,” Dan Gordon, president of the Georgia Electronic Life Safety and Security Association (GELSSA), and owner of Ga.-based Gordon Security,...

false alarms, GELSSA, Loud Security Systems, Ordiance, Sandy Springs

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


DMP Owners Forum helps dealers leverage trends

April 13, 2016Paul Ragusa

LAS VEGAS—The DMP Owners Forum, held here April 5 at the Wynn Resort & Casino, brought together the top 50 DMP dealers to network, learn about new DMP products and services, and listen to industry acclaimed speakers. Hosted by DMP executive management, this event takes place the day before the ISC West exhibit opens, providing a daylong educational forum in support of DMP dealers.“The DMP Owners Forum was outstanding this year, as they introduced some new products and services that help...

DMP, DMP Owners Forum, ISC West 2016, John Loud, Loud Security Systems, Mark Murphy, Rory Vaden

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Resi security industry preps for ISC West

March 16, 2016Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—With ISC West right around the corner, Security Systems News asked some leading players on the residential security side to share their game plans for this year's show at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, April 5-8.Tom Kerber, who leads Parks Associates' research in the areas of home controls, energy management and home networks, told SSN that ISC West allows him to meet face-to-face with leaders in the industry and “talk to as many people as I can to try to get some qualitative...

ADS Security,, ISC West 2016, John Cerasuolo, John Loud, Loud Security Systems, Matthew Zartman, Parks Associates, Tom Kerber

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

The security industry gives back

September 16, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Systems integration firm SSI founded Allegiant Giving to aid veterans and residential security company Alliance Security donates systems to domestic abuse victims. SSI and Alliance are not alone in their charitable efforts—Security Systems News' latest News Poll shows 89 percent of responding companies involve themselves in charities.Per Mar Security Services, as one example, has a structured model for donating. “We have an employee-funded charity program, which...

Ackerman Security, Alliance Security, Anna Boudinot, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, Berkshire Systems Group, Brinton Electric Security Services, Charity, Greg Walborn, Guardian Protection Services, Hikvision USA, Jason Brinton, Jim Callahan, John Loud, Josh Garner, Loud Security Systems, Marissa Parr, Mary Lynn Moriarity, Per Mar Security Services, SSI

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


LOUD Security to acquire three

March 25, 2015Amy Canfield

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security Systems plans to acquire three companies by June, according to owner and president John Loud.Acquisitions are key to the company's growth plan, Loud said, and with a new senior revolving line of credit from Capital One Bank, LOUD can pursue those goals.Previously, “the cost of money or availability of it was limited. Many times we had to forgo opportunities. But now we have significant financing available,” he told Security Systems News.Capital One and...

Capital One Bank, John Loud, Loud Security Systems

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon