Vector Security, Inc. News

ESX 2018 opens with Celebration, OpenXchange, and announcement of Monitoring Association Excellence awards

ESX began with the Opening Celebration on June 19 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The following morning, the OpenXchange breakfast kicked off the Main Stage events for the week, and the opening ceremony was held for the expo floor. Attendees honoured the recipient of ESA's 2017 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award during the Opening Celebration. Past recipients of the award joined this year’s honouree, Tom Donaldson, on the stage for a photo. “I’m hono...

Hikvision and Vector Security co-sponsor car for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Hikvision USA Inc., the North American provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, and integrator partner Vector Security are cosponsoring Brett Moffit’s No. 83 Camry for the Apache Warrior 400 on Sunday, Oct. 1. Apache Warrior 400 The race, one of 36 point races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, will take place at the Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del., the culmination of a three-day weekend of practice and qualification races. “Hikvision USA...

SIA announces Securing New Ground 2015 conference agenda

SNGTM takes a broad look the latest research, and commercial and industrial market trends in the security industry The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for Securing New Ground® (SNGTM), the security industry’s top executive conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-29, 2015, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. The SNGTM 2015 This executive forum takes a comprehensive look at the state of the security industry, the latest research,...

Meet the first woman president of CSSA International

Petrow began her career at Vector Security in  1982, and was appointed senior vice president  of the Central Stations and Information Services Group in 1997 Pamela J. Petrow, chief executive officer (CEO) of Vector Security Inc., Warrendale, Pa., has been appointed President of CSAA International, the industry’s leading, 65-year-old central station monitoring organisation. Petrow is the first woman in the organisation’s history to hold this top leadership...

Despite benefit of more efficient 911 responses, ASAP-to-PSAP implementation lags

ASAP-to-PSAP technology automates communications between alarm monitoring companies & PSAPs and dispatches emergency service In April 2015, Cary, N.C., adopted a technology called Automated Secure Alarm Protocol to Public Safety Answering Point (ASAP-to-PSAP), but currently they are among only a handful of emergency 911 call response locales that use ASAP-to-PSAP technology in the United States. Commander Scott Edson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, sp...

Vector Security announces acquisition of Industry Retail Group

Vector will continue to market the new managed network services solutions under the Industry Retail Group brand Vector Security, Inc., a Top 10 integrator of physical security solutions for North American retailers and multi-site businesses, announces its acquisition of Industry Retail Group, Inc. (IRG) to accelerate the Company’s move into the complete managed infrastructure and business intelligence space. The acquisition of IRG leads the groundwork for business intel...

Tri-Association Award winners announced by Security Industry Association

 The awards recognise outstanding contributions the security industrySIA, CSAA and NBFAA have announced the winners of the 2009 Tri-Association awards: Alan Forman, President of Altronix Corporation, will be honoured with the George R. Lippert Memorial Award and John Murphy, President of Vector Security, will receive the Triton Award.Each year, the Security Industry Association (SIA), the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA)...