The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to dramatically change our customers’ security and video surveillance system needs. Where past concerns were primarily focused on intrusion detection, shoplifting and/or vandalism, and life safety, now added to these issues are concerns about the spreading of the coronavirus from proximity to an infected person.
Living in today’s uncertain world brings many challenges and changes every day, but it also brings new opportunities for those willing to expand their business offerings and learn new skills. Security companies are trusted by owners to protect and care for their families through system installation and monitoring.
There’s hardly a person in the electronic security industry that does not realize the value of networking, but mention the value of actively networking with fellow industry professionals, and you get a mixed reaction.
We’ve all been there, working long hours to get projects done, eager to mark them off the list. But, often one or more minor things still need attention to actually wrap up a project. Have you ever said, “It doesn’t really matter right now if the cables at the panel are organized and labeled,” or “instructions aren’t written or given to the owners, but that’s OK, we will come back when there’s more time?”
If we mentioned SEO, your first thought is probably Google. But it isn’t the only site you should consider when you want to optimize your local SEO. The other big player is YouTube, which is its own search engine. If you’ve been putting off investing in video marketing, now is the time to get serious about it.
Two motions for summary judgment were filed in the United States District Court, S.D. New York regarding an electrical fire in the maximum security prison Sing Sing. The motions involved determining whether there were enough fire safety precautions taken by the defendants and if the plaintiffs exhausted their administrative remedies.
As of March 2020, the PSA Network was in the final phases of finding my replacement as CEO. I had decided in 2019 that it was time to retire from my post with the organization. The board of directors understood, and we hired a c-level recruiting firm, Kingsley Gate, to find the next CEO of PSA.
Around the country in every major metropolitan market is an SDM 100 company that worked long and hard to get where it is today. These are the 100 largest U.S.-based security companies — as ranked by their recurring monthly revenue (RMR) — on the annual SDM 100 Report.