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The Monitoring Association reveals results of compensation study

August 6, 2020SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the release of its latest Wage & Comp Survey, which provides monitoring and security services companies with salary and benefits information to guide hiring and compensation decisions. The Survey was created in partnership with TRG Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in the security alarm industry. Participation in the Survey was open to all security monitoring companies. Company specific information is not published to...

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SSN editor part of upcoming TMA Virtual Town Hall

May 27, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—To continue to drive community and togetherness, as well as offer practical, usable information to the industry during uncertain times of COVID, The Monitoring Association (TMA) started hosting the “Weekly Virtual Town Hall.” On Monday, June 1, at 11 am EST, TMA will be hosting a special Virtual Town Hall panel presentation featuring leading trade publication Security Systems News’ Editor, Paul Ragusa, along with four other editors from leading industry trade publications....

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On The Editor's Desk

Industry associations assess COVID’s impact

May 6, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

Trying to gauge how badly the security industry is being affected by the coronavirus, and figuring out ways to best help us all get through this, is top of mind for everyone. In the last few weeks, The Monitoring Association (TMA), the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) joined together to conduct a nationwide survey of members in order to better understand the impact COVID-19 has had on electronic security and life safety businesses. This survey confirms...

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Security industry comes together during crisis

March 25, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

These are very strange and trying times we are living in. With many of us working from home, including sheltering in place and even self-quarantining for some, focusing on what matters most — family and health — is the real priority right now. But balancing staying safe and healthy with trying to sustain a business during these economically devastating times has become a major challenge for many security integrators, dealers and manufacturers, as the current crisis has turned everything,...

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The Monitoring Association acquires IQ Certification

February 21, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has assumed control of the Installation Quality Certification Program “IQ Certification,” a 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 CANASA, ESA, the...

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TMA onboards 63rd PSAP

January 30, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the onboarding of its 63rd PSAP in the United States — The Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Tenn. Department of Emergency Communications. 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. “The security industry is in the business of life safety. Manufacturers and service providers collectively...

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The Monitoring Association celebrating 70th Anniversary

January 2, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.— The Monitoring Association (TMA) is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2020 with personal remembrances that will be shared throughout 2020 across all of TMA's communications and a special celebration at TMA's 2020 Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-28 in Marco Island, Fla. “This year, as the TMA community joins together to celebrate this historic milestone, I am honored to be its president and to have the great and humbling opportunity to recognize the amazing men and women whose joint...

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Monitoring

Mark Hillenburg named to TMA Board of Directors

December 9, 2019SSN Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) named Mark Hillenburg, executive director of marketing, DMP and long-time member of TMA Chairman of the Associate Members' Liaison Committee, formerly known as the Central Station Alarm Association.“It's an honor to chair this committee and serve as the voice of manufacturers and service providers who are members of the association,” Hillenburg said in the announcement. “It's important to recognize the needs and concerns of...

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Women in Security

Women in Security: Shanna Gray

December 9, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Sometimes professionals don't pick the security industry, it chooses them. As is the case with Shanna Gray, president of Gate Logic Security, who never aspired to work in the security industry to begin with.“Circumstances in my personal life brought me to a cross-roads, of sorts, at which I was presented with an employment opportunity in the industry,” she told Security Systems News. “The experience proved life-changing for me and inspired to pursue a career, and ultimately, start...

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The Monitoring Association welcomes 35th president

October 17, 2019SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce Don Young, CIO and EVP of operations at ADT, as the new president. Officially beginning his two-year term on October 17, 2019 at the conclusion of TMA's 2019 Annual Meeting, Young recently served a two-year term as vice president on the Executive Committee, leading up to his presidency. He succeeds Ivan Spector, Sentinel Alarm, Montreal, who will now serve an additional two-year term as immediate past president on the TMA Executive...

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