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News From NFPA: What Is Causing False Fire Alarm Activations?

News From NFPA: What Is Causing False Fire Alarm Activations?

Nuisance alarms are caused by a variety of things but in nearly all cases, these can be traced back to improper detector type (the designer selected the wrong type of detector); installation (the detector is installed in the wrong location or wiring is an issue); inspection (lack of inspection); testing (testing does ...
How Verification Tech is Revolutionizing Alarm Response

How Verification Tech is Revolutionizing Alarm Response

Using video and audio to verify intrusion alarms is gaining momentum. Leadership of the Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR) explains how smarter technology is slashing false dispatches and optimizing law enforcement response.
Google discontinues its Google Nest Secure alarm system

Google discontinues its Google Nest Secure alarm system

Google has discontinued its Google Nest Secure alarm system, the company first confirmed to Android Police. And sure enough, if you visit the Nest Secure's page on the Google Store right now, there's a big button right at the top that says the product is no longer available.
10-26-20 NESA Monitor

10-26-20 NESA Monitor

Industry News PPVAR Roundtable Explains Path to Beating Back False ...10.20 - SSI — In this edition of ...

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What to Do With the “I Can’t Afford It” Objection

What to Do With the “I Can’t Afford It” Objection

Here are some ways to turn around the sale or, at the very least, keep your company at the top of the prospect's mind.
Taking a Consultive Approach Post COVID–19

Taking a Consultive Approach Post COVID–19

Lots of security technologies are offered today in response to COVID-19, however, do they address the bigger picture of risk mitigation from a business outcome perspective?
Job Insecurity Gives Rise to the ‘Empowered Employee’: HP Study

Job Insecurity Gives Rise to the ‘Empowered Employee’: HP Study

As COVID-19 accelerates the work from home trend, employees are reskilling and retraining themselves for the future of work.
Brinks Home Security Settles Lawsuit With Edge Home Security

Brinks Home Security Settles Lawsuit With Edge Home Security

The case, which was filed in Federal Court in North Carolina, centered on deceptive sales practices by Utah-based Edge Home Security.

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STATE ROUNDUP: HOGAN ANNOUNCES $250M BUSINESS RELIEF FUND FROM RAINY DAY MONEY

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday he’s drawing down the state’s Rainy Day Fund to offer $250 million more in financial relief for businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing recession, Pamela Wood and Hallie Miller report for the Sun. The biggest chunk of the money — $100 million — will be used to create an “emergency rapid response fund” for small businesses, so the state can pivot to help hard-hit areas or industries.