Electronic Security Association News

ESA chooses National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as primary recipient of ESA Gives Back charity

ESA Leadership Summit was held in May in Chandler, AZ during which over $1,400 was raised for NLEOMF The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announces that it has chosen the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as the primary recipient of this year’s ESA Gives Back charity.  The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is dedicated to honouring and remembering the services and sacrifices of law enforcement officers in the United States....

Hikvision USA honours children of first responders with ESA Youth Scholarship

The ESA Youth Scholarship provides funds to recent high school graduates whose parents are first responders Hikvision USA, North American provider of CCTV and IP video surveillance products, is a supporting the Electronic Security Association (ESA) Youth Scholarship. With co-contributors DMP and Monitronics, Hikvision is making it possible for ESA to provide college scholarships to two recent high school graduates whose parents are first responders.  ESA Youth Scholarship...

Top trends driving expansion of home automation in the security industry and beyond

It’s the 21st century already. Isn’t it time we all lived in smart homes? For technophiles everywhere, the smart home can’t come soon enough. The same might be said for the security marketplace, which is well positioned to thrive in the coming era of home automation. The wait could be shorter than we think, given some recent trends and events we are seeing in the home automation market. Let’s consider several of them: 1. Home automation is getting attention from Silic...

ISC West 2016 - Educational sessions and opportunity to grasp new security trends attracts systems integrators

ISC West educational sessions bring into focus some of the challenges, issues and opportunities faced by systems integrators What will be the hot technology at ISC West 2016 this year? Devices to detect drones, more affordable biometrics, or cameras with 360 degrees of clear vision? You’ll probably see some of the above and much more if you’re attending the security industry’s largest trade show, scheduled for April 6 through 8 at the Sands Expo Center in Las...

ZKAccess explains low cost biometric security benefits at NJESA Annual Symposium & Expo 2016

ZKAccess COO Manish Dalal educated attendees on its product capabilities using a demo board ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, met with over 50 ESA members at the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) Annual Symposium Expo held February 25th at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City. Attendees visited the ZKAccess booth to learn how to leverage low cost biometric security technology to further grow their business and gain a competitiv...

ESA Leadership Summit 2016 - Transforming security industry executives into rising leaders

The ESA Summit is offering registration for “Rising Leaders” to gain valuableleadership skills and business tactics Leadership Summit presented by the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Irving, Texas, has penned the slogan: “Link. Learn. Lead.” for its 2016 event. Scheduled for January 31 through February 3 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Arizona, the ESA Leadership Summit is a testament to a quickly changing security landscap...

Monitronics’ Industry Liaison, Kathleen Schraufnagel joins IQ Certification board

Kathleen’s experience along with her dedication and commitment to IQ bring fresh ideas to the organisation During the October IQ board meeting, Kathleen Schraufnagel, Industry Liaison for Monitronics was chosen as the newest member to join the IQ Certification Board to fill a vacant seat. She was also selected to head up the Membership Committee. Kathleen Schraufnagel’s experience Schraufnagel has been in the security industry since 1991. She started her career...

Quantum Secure sponsors Identity, Credentialing & Access Management Laboratory at Capitol Technology University

The installation of Quantum Secure techin the lab provides students with a clearunderstanding of PIAM and its applications Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, has announced their sponsorship of the Identity, Credentialing and Access Management (ICAM) Laboratory at Washington D.C.’s Capitol Technology University. As an industry technology partner to the school’s Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protec...

RFI Enterprises talks security systems integration, change, competition and building community in an exclusive interview

RFI Enterprises has a Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) Five-Diamond Monitoring Center RFI Enterprises started in a small town and has over the years grown to a large regional business. The company has developed innovative security solutions to fulfil customer’s requirements for a secure environment. It has managed to stay ahead of growing competition within the systems integrator sector and design solutions for customers ranging from aerospace, banking and health...

Celebrating 40 years, The Protection Bureau continues to lead new technologies and services, with a customer focus

The Protection Bureau is one of the top-10 security integrators in the US You really can’t talk about The Protection Bureau without discussing its founder, the late Keith Ladd. If you’ve been in the industry any length of time, you probably had a chance to meet him. I certainly did. In fact, when I was a cub reporter with one of the first security publications I ever worked for, my inaugural visit to a customer and central station was to The Protection Bureau. That...

Complete Security Systems discusses future security industry trends

According to Chris Mosley, President of Complete Security Systems self-monitoring with video security is a moving trend Complete Security Systems Inc., Marlboro, New Jersey, is a UL-listed central station and security installation company serving New Jersey and other East Coast areas. According to Chris Mosley, President of Complete Security Systems, attracting young people to the security industry is a challenge. Chris highlights Complete Security Systems' new products, servi...

Electronic Security Expo 2015: Electronic security and life safety professionals connect

ESX recently announced its 2016 convention in Fort Worth, TX from June 8-10 The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) - the national trade event where electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals connect, learn, and prepare for the future wowed attendees at its 8th annual event in Baltimore at the Baltimore Convention Center June 24-26. Once again, providing the perfect blend of networking, education, and technology focus, the event drew the...