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Security industry sees uptick in business

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Despite some obvious setbacks in the U.S. in states that have experienced a resurgence in COVID cases, the security industry overall has seen business get back to some semblance of normal, although nowhere near the levels that were once enjoyed pre-coronavirus.

News Poll: Industry weighs in on future of in-person conferences

Half of respondents don't see them happening in 2020, with another 50 percent saying they won't attend if they are held
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05/27/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the coronavirus keeping us all grounded for now, and with the future still not clear as to how long it will take us to get back to some type of normalcy, this month’s SSN News Poll looked to gauge readers' thoughts and feelings on the immediate and long-term future of in-person conferences.

News Poll: Coronavirus severely affecting security industry

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04/21/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—Final results are in for this month’s news poll — one of the most participated in polls Security Systems News has done to date — showing that companies are being severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Does a managed services model work for integrators?

More than half of respondents say yes, although challenges persist
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03/18/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the industry moves to more of a managed services model — PSA’s Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program is a good example of that — this month’s News Poll looks at what companies are doing to increase their overall RMR through this type of busin

Cyber, cloud computing, biometrics top trends for 2020

SSN News Poll looks at state of industry, tech trends for 2020
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01/22/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—This month’s News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines well into the New Year.

The role of data privacy growing within security

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11/26/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—They say data is the new oil, but are we really leveraging all of the data that is being produced today? In this month’s News Poll we asked readers about what they are doing with their company and customers’ data.

News Poll: M&A activity stays strong in 2019

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10/30/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the last few years, Security Systems News has covered hundreds of mergers and acquisitions, and it seems M&A in the security industry is still as hot as ever.

Despite privacy concerns, readers bullish on biometrics

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08/23/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—With the debate on biometrics and data privacy heating up, and more and more states seeking to regulate the collection, use and retention of biometric data, this month’s News Poll focuses on the future of biometrics and its role in security.

Security industry weighs in on role of DIY

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07/17/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine—Interest in DIY security systems is on the rise with 52 percent of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the next 12 months planning to buy a system that is self-installed, according to new research from Parks Associates.

News Poll: ISC West significance, popularity rising

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05/29/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine— With ISC West 2019 wrapping up in Las Vegas in April after another highly successful event, including packed aisles on the trade show floor and in the educational sessions, this month’s News Poll gauges SSN readers’ experiences at this year’s conference and expo.

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