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TMA publishes new ANSI standard

This standard defines methods by which false dispatches can be greatly reduced.

New rules for school

Students are facing new challenges this fall, but security tools and policies may help the transition.

Nortek Security & Control rebrands as Nortek Control

"There are some really exciting developments on the horizon that we are eager to share," says CEO.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Flashing Alarm Signals Urgent Situations

STI’s round or rectangular versatile sirens/strobes are a highly effective way to alert to serious conditions, unauthorized use, theft or vandalism, as well as unwarranted exits and entries. The combination of alarm and bright flashing LEDs offer excellent protection for a variety of urgent situations, by helping attract immediate attention to the area. Ideal for wall, ceiling or cabinet mounting, they are offered in six color choices, 32 sounds, eight flash patterns, and a 85/105 dB alarm. Allowing for use in harsh environments, the round model is designed to meet the requirements of IP66. The rectangle model meets IP56 requirements. » More information
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Alarm dealers

Options for alarm dealers: marketing, financing, tech support and more

To stay current with the market and ahead of the trends, alarm and security dealers may look to the support that a well-established alarm dealer program can provide. » Read full article

Global ReSet Push Button Switch

STI’s indoor/outdoor latching resettable push button switch is ideal for use as a button to signal to fire, call police, alert of emergency, allow authorized exits, to lockdown a building and more. Activation is universally understood with hand symbol and arrows. When pressed, a visible warning flag drops into view. Authorities can quickly reset with the provided key for immediate re-use, eliminating the need to wait for replacement parts. Versatile mounting plate allows it to be quickly and easily installed in any location. Available in five colors, with standard or custom labels, with or without a protective cover. UL/cUL Listed, ADA Compliant. » More information

Recession-resistant residential alarm monitoring market suffers the impact of COVID-19 in 2020

The residential alarm monitoring market historically has been less susceptible to economic downturns, but amid COVID-19, even this sector is feeling the pain. » Read full article

Norfolk County, Ont., adopts new false alarm bylaw

The new bylaw is designed to relieve the burden of false alarm dispatches for local police and encourage alarm owners to adopt means of verification that will help reduce the incidence of false alarms. » Read full article

Potter announces new president of fire and security division

Jeff Klein is joining Potter after previously working at Chamberlain Group in Chicago. » Read full article

Focus on Cannabis Security

Location: Virtual
Date: Oct. 21, 2020
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ISC East

Location: Virtual
Date: Nov. 18, 2020
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Security Canada

Location: Virtual
Date: Dec. 2-3, 2020
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Focus on Healthcare Security

Location: Virtual
Date: Dec. 3, 2020
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