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Carrollton Business Leader, Chris Russell, Announces Run for Texas Senate District-12

Carrollton Business Leader, Chris Russell, Announces Run for Texas Senate District-12

Chris Russell, the owner of a security and fire alarm company, ....in Texas announced today he is running for the open District-12 Senate seat currently held by Jane Nelson.
What you need to know about false alarms

What you need to know about false alarms

There will always be uncontrollable elements that can lead to false alarms, be it surprise guests or system malfunctions. Control what you can to ensure your home security is as valuable and believable as possible. Save your "Wolf!" cries for when it counts.
Industry Steps Up to Secure Sites Across America

Industry Steps Up to Secure Sites Across America

Three recent deployments — spanning a school, port and transit — are spotlighted to help security pros prevent terror tragedies. 
OSHA to Issue New Rules to Combat Heat When Heat Index Is Over 80 Degrees Fahrenheit

OSHA to Issue New Rules to Combat Heat When Heat Index Is Over 80 Degrees Fahrenheit

The new rule will focus interventions and workplace inspections on days when the heat index exceeds the specified temperature to help prevent heat-related illnesses at outdoor and indoor work settings.
‘Highest Level of Critical Vulnerability’ Found in Certain Hikvision Products

‘Highest Level of Critical Vulnerability’ Found in Certain Hikvision Products

A cybersecurity researcher discovered that a vulnerability in Hikvision firmware allowed for potential attackers to gain full control of devices without a username or password.
TMA Annual Meeting converted to virtual format

TMA Annual Meeting converted to virtual format

The Monitoring Association (TMA) on Monday announced that it has decided to convert its in-person 2021 Annual Meeting, originally scheduled to take place Oct. 9-14 in Maui, Hawaii, to a virtual format on Oct. 12-14 due to health and safety concerns related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
9.27.21 NESA National Monitor

9.27.21 NESA National Monitor

Industry News Carrollton Business Leader, Chris Russell, Announces Run for Texas Senate District-129.24.21 - ...
New Tax Bill Passes in the House Ways and Means Committee

New Tax Bill Passes in the House Ways and Means Committee

9.22.21 - Mitch Reitman On September 15, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a tax bill designed to ...

BUSINESS TIPS

5 Common Habits Among Successful Start-Up Integrators

5 Common Habits Among Successful Start-Up Integrators

By focusing on habits like reviewing monthly bank statements and phoning friends, newly minted integrators can set themselves up for success
Study Links Cyberattacks To Remote Work Tech

Study Links Cyberattacks To Remote Work Tech

Your customers are increasingly worried about their employees’ home networks, the expanding software supply chain and cloud migration.
Operations Update: You Should be Re-Thinking Your Process

Operations Update: You Should be Re-Thinking Your Process

Integration leaders should be re-thinking key areas of business operations like sales, engineering, installations and close outs.
Why This Elevator Smoke Detector Requirement Is the Pits

Why This Elevator Smoke Detector Requirement Is the Pits

Since the 2013 edition of NFPA 72, The National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, there has been a requirement that a smoke detector be installed with the elevator pit if a sprinkler is also installed within the pit. The sprinkler has been placed there due to a history of fires occurring within pits because of a buildup trash that can occur within a pit.
Security Industry Reckons With Facial Recognition Bans

Security Industry Reckons With Facial Recognition Bans

Navigating the implementation of facial recognition is becoming more cumbersome as an increasing number of states and cities enact conditional use restrictions.

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This Is the Cheapest State to Run a Business

Approve.com released a new study about the cheapest states to run a business. It looked at average annual wages in 2020, energy costs from May 2021 in cents per kilowatt-hours, average internet price per megabit, and the corporate income tax rate paid by businesses in the highest tax bracket. While the methodology may be incomplete, it is a fairly good

What you need to know about false alarms

There will always be uncontrollable elements that can lead to false alarms, be it surprise guests or system malfunctions. Control what you can to ensure your home security is as valuable and believable as possible. Save your "Wolf!" cries for when it counts.