Electronic Security Association News

Making wireless data more secure with additional layers of security

Two reports recently resurfaced – one online and the other on national television – that cited potential vulnerabilities of wireless intrusion door contacts and window sensors, devices commonly used to secure the perimeter of protected premises. These reports came after two independent researchers who work in the industry, but announced their findings independent of their positions, cited that alarm signals from sensors and detectors to the control panel could be subve...

ESA and Mission 500 raise money for water sanitation project in Mexico

ESA Gives Back, the association’s charitable and philanthropic program, joined forces with World Vision Mission 500 and ESA Gives Back, the association’s charitable and philanthropic program, joined forces with the humanitarian agency World Vision earlier this year and raised a total of $12,500 towards a water sanitation project in the State of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. In October, a total of fourteen volunteers from the security industry, including three of the 201...

The Security Girl brands American Fire & Security - and stokes security sales

The Security Girl has become much more than a brand for American Fire & Security In the security industry, you want to be different, and what’s more memorable than a company avatar turned ambassador that sports some rockin’ pink hair? Only The Security Girl’s hairdresser knows for sure! Erica Wood, chief security officer and co-owner of American Fire & Security (AF&S) in Dayton, Ohio, is a mover and shaker of the security industry in many ways. S...

ESA signs Sandler Training/Second Wind Advisory Group CEO as its speaker for 2015 ESA Leadership Summit

Rochelle Carrington joins Dan Schawbel and Patrick Thean on the speaker list for the Summit The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is proud to announce Rochelle Carrington, president and CEO of Sandler Training/Second Wind Advisory Group, has signed on as a speaker for the 2015 ESA Leadership Summit. Carrington joins Dan Schawbel and Patrick Thean on the speaker list for the Summit, which is scheduled for Feb. 8-11 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz...

Electronic Security Association announces IPVideo Corporation as its Silver-Level Executive Strategic Partner

IPVideo Corporation has been providing IP-based security solutions for over fifteen years The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that IPVideo Corporation has pledged its support as a Silver-Level Executive Strategic Partner for the remainder of 2014. Available only to ESA associate members, the Executive Strategic Partnership program was established in 2008 to provide funding for ESA programs and initiatives that promote and enhance the industry. As...

Linear’s GD00Z Z-Wave garage door controller wins 2014 ESX Maximum Impact Award

Linear’s GD00Z Z-Wave garage door controller won the award for Best Access Control/ID System for Gate/Door Operators Leading security and home automation, access control, and health and wellness manufacturer for residential and commercial markets, Linear LLC, recently announced the Linear GD00Z Z-Wave Garage Door Controller has won the ESX Maximum Impact Award for Best Access Control/ID System for Gate/Door Operators. The awards are given out annually at the Electronic S...

ESA announces Honeywell as its Platinum-level Executive Strategic Partner for 2014

As a Platinum-level Executive Strategic Partner, Honeywell will gain exposure to thousands of qualified prospects The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that Honeywell Security has returned as the exclusive Platinum-level Executive Strategic Partner for the 2014 calendar year. Begun in 2008, the Executive Strategic Partnership program is only available to ESA associate members and provides funding to support ESA programs that promote and enh...

ESA partners with BetterThanReviews to help home and business owners find trustworthy security companies

Each security company listed through BetterThanReviews on Alarm.org is a member of ESA The Electronic Security Association (ESA), the largest trade association representing the electronic security industry, is proud to announce a new partnership with BetterThanReviews, an online service that gives consumers the power to read reviews and compare local security companies. This tool is now available on Alarm.org, ESA’s website for consumers and business owners. Users can a...

ADI, Altronix and Security America Risk Retention Group support ESA as Silver-level Executive Strategic Partners for 2014

As Silver-level partners, the three companies will receive exposure through all available media and several events The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is honored to announce that ADI, Altronix and Security America Risk Retention Group have pledged their support as Silver-level Executive Strategic Partners for 2014. Available only to ESA associate members, the Executive Strategic Partnership program was established in 2008 to provide funding in order to support ESA progr...

Electronic Security Association’s latest fire certification approved by Louisiana Life Safety & Property Protection Advisory Board

Louisiana is the latest state to approve the ESA's newest fire certification Louisiana is the latest state to approve the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) newest fire certification, Certified Fire Alarm Designer – Level III (CFAD), as an acceptable form of education to meet the requirements for fire alarm contractors in the state. Louisiana joins Iowa and Tennessee as the third state to approve the designation as an education requirement since it launche...

ESA provides safety tips to parents to protect children from household hazards

Electronic Security Association ensures working smoke alarms on each floor and outside of every sleeping area Each year, more than 3.4 million children experience an unintentional injury in their homes. To help keep little ones safe, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recommends these safety tips. Keep dangerous items out of reach The National Capital Poison Center reported that 52 percent of all poisoning victims in 2012 were under the age of 12. To ensure children...

The Security Industry Association establishes the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnership Award

The annual award will mark contributions to the life safety industry The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced the establishment of the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award. On Nov. 20, SIA hosted SIA Honors Night: Celebrating Performance, Partnerships and People in the Security Industry, its annual awards and charity dinner, held at The Lighthouse and Chelsea Piers in New York, N.Y. During the ceremony, SIA CEO Don Erickson unveiled the Jay Hauhn Excel...