On June 28 and 29, industry representatives and representatives from the educational field went to Washington, D.C., to take part in the Congressional School Safety Caucus, a caucus that SIA along with the Secure School Alliance and several SIA members helped to launch with Congresswoman Susan Brooks from Indiana and Congressman Rick Larsen of Washington for the purpose of spreading awareness about the technology, funding and education needed for safe schools.
Six private alarm companies have filed suit against the Village of Schaumburg, Tyco Integrated Security, and the Northwest Central Dispatch for what the Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA) said amounted to the city confiscating customers from private alarm companies.
Recently, ADT LLC, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses and ranked No. 1 on the SDM 100, celebrated one of its LifeSaver events in Fresno, Calif., where ADT customer Katie Anderson shared a powerful story of survival.
With thousands of consumers victimized by fraudulent door-to-door home security sales every summer, the Better Business Bureau, with the help of ADT and several industry associations, is sounding the alarm about deceptive tactics.
Electric Guard Dog CEO Jack DeMao won a Gold Stevie Award as Maverick of the Year, Business Services, while the company won the Bronze Stevie Award for Company of the Year, Business Services in The 15th Annual American Business Awards.