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Iowa bars cities from fining alarm companies for false alarms …

Iowa bars cities from fining alarm companies for false alarms …

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds recently signed legislation that prohibits cities and counties across the state from fining alarm companies for the false ..
Legal battles loom as more ADT security customers in the Dallas area who were spied on seek damages

Legal battles loom as more ADT security customers in the Dallas area who were spied on seek damages

At least five lawsuits have been filed in Dallas and in South Florida by North Texas ADT customers, and more are expected. Local law firms are seeking more victims in ads that offer free legal consultations.
CES 2021 Goes All-Digital

CES 2021 Goes All-Digital

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, CES had decided to cancel all in-person aspects of the 2021 show and instead switch to an all-digital experience.
8-3-20 NESA Monitor

8-3-20 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates CT: New London set to impose fines for false alarms | News Break7.31.20 - News Break - New

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Deciphering New Ownership and Commercial Contract Obligations

Deciphering New Ownership and Commercial Contract Obligations

You don’t have to be a fortune teller to predict massive subscriber defaults under alarm contracts once the economy reopens. Already subscribers are requesting deferment and outright forgiveness in their payments. Even in a decent economy we see subscribers attempting to evade liability by engaging in fraudulent or questionable transfer of ownership and management of businesses. We see it all the time.
Why Retailers Should Adopt More Strategic Use of Video Analytics

Why Retailers Should Adopt More Strategic Use of Video Analytics

ECR Retail Loss Group reports retailers should rethink their spend on video as an integrated business tool rather than just a security blanket.
Big Idea of the Month: Use Locksmiths As Your Secret Referral Weapon

Big Idea of the Month: Use Locksmiths As Your Secret Referral Weapon

Ron Davis has heard from multiple people in the locksmithing business that it is a natural lead-in to all security products.
Face Masks Disrupt Facial Recognition Algorithms, NIST Study Finds

Face Masks Disrupt Facial Recognition Algorithms, NIST Study Finds

Facial recognition algorithms developed prior to the coronavirus pandemic struggle mightily to identify masked faces, according to a preliminary study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Understanding Emergency Communications – Fire Engineering

Understanding Emergency Communications – Fire Engineering

- If everyone is on the same page when it comes to communications, the department will be more effective, efficient, and successful, Jonah Smith ...
Report: Pandemic has changed the outlook of workers on access control

Report: Pandemic has changed the outlook of workers on access control

Survey finds that 67% of office workers prioritize security over convenience now when it comes to selecting a system
Report: Building owners not fully leveraging data from smart solutions

Report: Building owners not fully leveraging data from smart solutions

According to a new report Omdia, building owners and operators are not fully realizing the value of the data that being collected by the smart systems and products they currently have installed.
Survey: COVID-19 Fueling Rise in Mobile Access Control

Survey: COVID-19 Fueling Rise in Mobile Access Control

Nexkey says the coronavirus has had a major impact, with 44% of workers citing the pandemic has made access control more important for their business.

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Explore how to respond to – “I pay taxes why do I have to pay for police response?” - “What’s the point of having an alarm if it takes the officer an hour to get there?” – “My______ caused the alarm, it wasn’t my fault!” – “The power went out” – “It was windy…” & more.