MONI Smart Security, ranked No. 4 on the SDM 100, will provide a professional monitoring service for Nest Secure. In addition, MONI will be the only major security company offering Nest Secure with professional monitoring.
ABCO Fire Protection, Cleveland, Ohio, has purchased all the assets of Trico Security Inc. in Broadview Heights, Ohio, a commercial security integrator in N.E. Ohio specializing in card access and IP video systems for national and international corporations.
Honeywell, a provider of products, software and technologies for connected buildings and homes, has named Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell’s global fire business.
Future Fibre Technologies Limited (FFT), a global provider of fiber optic perimeter intrusion detection systems, has announced it intends to make an off-market takeover bid for all of the shares it does not hold in ASX listed security company MaxSec Group Limited. FFT currently holds 65,000,000 MaxSec shares (or approximately 13.7 percent). The board of MaxSec has indicated it currently intends to recommend the offer, in the absence of a superior proposal.
The City of Sandy Springs, a suburb of metro Atlanta, passed an ordinance that became effective as of Sept. 1, 2017, which will force alarm companies to pay false alarm fees and fines, regardless of reason and without establishing culpability.
In the global market for intruder alarm sensors, wireless sensors, while still a minority of sales, have been steadily increasing over the past five years and are expected to continue their rise until they overtake wired sensors in 2020.
ADT, 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 Bloomfield Hills, Mich., where the Brodsky family was reunited with rescuers who helped saved them from carbon monoxide.
CEDIA and The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced a strategic reciprocal training relationship that will expand the educational opportunities for members of both professional trade associations.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.