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Two Texas ECCs go live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

August 25, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced it has welcomed two new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in mid-August. The Fort Worth, Texas, and the Irving PD, Texas ECCs are the 112th and 113th public safety communications centers, respectively, in the United States and the 13th and 14th agencies in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP).   Launched in 2011 as a public-private...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Allstate Security, ASAP-to-PSAP, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Securitas, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tyco (Johnson Controls), United Central Control, Vector Security, Vivint


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New Hanover County ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 111th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on Monday, July 25, 2022. The New Hanover County ECC in North Carolina became the 12th ECC in the state of North Carolina to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The New Hanover County ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Stanley Security, Guardian Protection, Securitas, ADS, United Central...

ADS, ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Brinks Home Security, CPI Security, Guardian Protection, Holmes Security, National Monitoring Center, New Hanover County ECC, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Securitas, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tyco, United Central Control, Vector Security, Vivint


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Rockwall, Texas ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 5, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 110th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on June 22, 2022. The City of Rockwall Emergency Communication Center ECC in Texas, servicing the cities of Rockwall, Fate, and Heath, became the 12th ECC in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The Rockwall ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Security...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, Morgan Hertel, National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Central, Stanley Security, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tyco, United Central Control, Vector Security, Vivint


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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2017—Caroline Brown

October 4, 2017Spencer Ives

Caroline Brown, 26Vice president of business development, Security CentralStatesville, N.C.Caroline Brown, vice president of business development at Security Central, is the third generation at the family-owned and operated monitoring center. The business was started in 1963 by Brown's grandfather.In her role, Brown looks at “new, up-and-coming trends in the security industry, technologies that our dealer base is asking for or an emerging technology that might be beneficial to our business,...

20 under 40: Class of 2017, Caroline Brown, Security Central


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General News

How I Use My System: Courtney Brown

November 4, 2016Spencer Ives

Courtney Brown, managing director for Security Central, has been with the company for the past 28 years. Recently, the company acquired a third monitoring center through its purchase of Clemens, N.C.-based Loss Prevention Services, in early July. Brown, when looking back on the deal and its progress in early October, called the deal a “good move.” Security Systems News got the chance to speak with him about the system he has at home.What kind of system do you have?I use the Honeywell...

Courtney Brown, How I Use My System, Security Central, Security Systems News


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Monitoring

Security Central acquires third central

August 10, 2016Spencer Ives

STATESVILLE, N.C.—Security Central, a wholesale monitoring center based here, purchased Loss Prevention Services, a wholesale central station based in Clemmons, N.C., and will make it a load-balancing third location for the company.“This one is a great acquisition for us. As far as being in North Carolina, it really shuts the door on competition and competitors in the area,” Caroline Brown, Security Central's VP of business development, told Security Systems News. The $2 million...

Caroline Brown, Loss Prevention Services, LPS, Security Central


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Security Central is now CSAA Five Diamond certified

July 16, 2015SSN Staff

STATESVILLE, N.C.—Wholesale monitoring center Security Central on July 10 achieved CSAA Five Diamond certification. The certification adds to the company's credibility and will help Security Central compete with the larger central stations, Caroline Brown, Security Central executive assistant, told Security Systems News. “Keeping our operators up to such high expectations, keeping their testing current, their continuing education classes current that's what we're going to be focusing...

Caroline Brown, CSAA Five Diamond, Security Central


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Monitoring

Central station transformation

July 15, 2015Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The Internet of Things culture, where everything is connected, is changing the way people interact and the way business is transacted. It's also changing the central station landscape, pushing centrals into a new world where they are being asked to monitor more devices and to provide a variety of information to customers, instantly and around the clock.To keep up with this demand, central monitoring stations need to become more sophisticated. This requires significant investment...

Brett Springall, Don Childers, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response, Security Central, Smoky Mountain Systems, TechSec 2015


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Monitoring Matters

ISC West 2015—The daily monitoring report

April 13, 2015Spencer Ives

Friday, Day 3 The last day, like the first, started off with a great meeting at the media stage. This time I met George De Marco, ESX chair, and talked about how the different ways booths look to bring in visitors, everything from booth design to attractions.Then I headed into the show floor for a meeting with Cliff Dice, company president and CEO, and Carol Enman, Dice SVP for strategic business. We talked a lot about the reception of Dice's cloud-hosted central monitoring software platform, now...

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News Poll: Cybersecurity is becoming a physical security matter

March 25, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—As cybersecurity becomes a common topic of conversation among physical security systems installers, Security Systems News asked its readers whether they're concerned about cybersecurity threats and what their companies are doing to safeguard themselves and their customers.Jeff Frye, Interface Security Systems VP, says that there are multiple reasons to be concerned with cybersecurity. “Internet of Things devices raise new threats. Many manufacturers lack a security practice....

Brad Zellers, BSN Security, Contava, Curtis Nikel, Cybersecurity, Interface Security Systems, Jeff Frye, Mark McCall, News Poll, Security Central


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