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TMA Executive Director Celia Besore honored by ASAE

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TMA Executive Director Celia Besore honored by ASAE

August 27, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce its Executive Director, Celia T. Besore, has been selected to join with nine other association executives in The American Society Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2021 Class of Fellows. The Fellows program bestows an honorary recognition upon exceptional association leaders making noteworthy and sustained contributions of leadership to their organizations, ASAE and the association management profession. Ms. Besore...

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UL President and CEO to Keynote TMA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

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UL President and CEO to Keynote TMA’s 2021 Annual Meeting

August 24, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—UL president and CEO Jennifer F. Scanlon will provide the opening keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) 2021 Annual Meeting, which is set for Oct. 9-13, 2021, at Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii. On Oct. 11 at 10:15AM/HST, Scanlon will present her session, Collaboration—Our Force Multiplier for Forging a Profitable Future, where she will address the megatrends that are reshaping the alarm and monitoring industry. “UL has long been...

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TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol reaches 90th U.S. municipality

July 23, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the addition of the 90th U.S. municipality to its expanding Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) service network. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs.      The Pasco County, Fla., Emergency Services 9-1-1 Communications Center (ECC) is the 90th ECC in the U.S. and the...

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The Monitoring Association opens registration for 2021 Annual Meeting

May 18, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va. —The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the opening of online registration for its 2021 Annual Meeting, which will be held in person at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the island of Maui in Hawaii on Oct. 9-13, 2021. The meeting is open to all security professionals. “We are thrilled to host our 2021 Annual Meeting in person,” said TMA President Don Young. “This meeting has long been a hallmark of the security industry. Top executives and key decision-makers...

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The Monitoring Association launches revised IQ Certification program

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The Monitoring Association launches revised IQ Certification program

April 9, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has revised the Installation Quality Certification Program “IQ Certification,” noting that its the only quality control program for installations, maintenance and service of electronic security systems. The program was initially developed by the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) False Alarm Committee as a means to reduce the occurrence of false alarms and has been broadly endorsed by security industry associations including...

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WHIRC renews designation as a “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center”

March 29, 2021SSN Staff

ROCKFORD, Minn.—WH International Response Center (WHIRC) announced it has renewed the prestigious “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center” designation from The Monitoring Association (TMA) for the 18th straight year. WHIRC first earned the “Five Diamond” designation in 2004. It is granted annually to monitoring centers that satisfy all of the requirements of the “five points of excellence.” These are: Commitment to ongoing job-related education and testing...

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Come together, right now

March 24, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

It was just two weeks ago when my blog offered a cautionary tale about the Verkada security breach and stressed the importance of making the necessary investment to prevent cyberattacks like that from happening to other businesses. Fast forward to today, and while I have no idea if my blog ignited a spark, I have been extremely pleased by the overwhelming response of the security industry recently in the battle against cyber threats. Let’s start with the first collaboration announced...

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Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) to keynote TMA’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting

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Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) to keynote TMA’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting

March 22, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway (Ret.) will deliver the opening keynote address, Leadership Lessons from an Old Jarhead, at the association’s 2021 Mid-year Meeting. The three-day meeting will be held virtually April 20-22. General Conway’s comments will reflect on his extensive experience as a military leader. He will speak on Tuesday, April 20, at 11 a.m. ET. “Leadership, which has always played...

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Vector helps Cumberland County, Pa. launch ASAP to PSAP

February 15, 2021SSN Staff

PITTSBURGH—Cumberland County, Pa., joins a growing number of municipalities across the nation to implement Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) at its Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). ASAP automates communication from alarm monitoring central stations to PSAPs and 911 centers resulting in faster, more accurate emergency response by delivering alarm notification information directly from the alarm monitoring centers to PSAPs via computer rather than by phone. All pertinent data...

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TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP Program Marks its 79th and 80th ECCs

February 1, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the addition of its 79th and 80th municipalities to go live with its expanding ASAP-to-PSAP program, welcoming the Cayuga County NY 9-1-1 Center and Paradise Valley AZ Police Communications Center. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs. “TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP program experienced...

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