GE Security Inc., Bradenton, Fla., expanded its engineering and customer support teams in response to increased demand for its MASterMind security automation software, the company said. The staffing additions will include eight engineering positions, as well as six customer support positions.

MASterMind is used by security installation firms and wholesale monitoring centers as well as major financial institutions, retailers and school districts that choose to do their own monitoring. MASterMind is an open source platform that offers standard connections to a wide range of video, intrusion and access control systems; it is also used to manage many back-office applications including accounting, billing, lead tracking, and service and installation scheduling. Fore more information, visit www.gesecurity.com.