Security, Life Saftey and Business Continuity Information

by Felix Giannini, FPE, CPP

Just before the digital communicator revolutionized residential central station alarm monitoring in the late 1970’s were the days of the “Automatic Telephone Dialer”. This device was an add-on to the “local” burglar alarm systems of the day. It “pulse” dialed the phone...

June 23, 2015

My profession of security and life safety is falling short; many of the people we serve are not happy with how law enforcement and other emergency responders are interacting with them.  We need a new model if we are to expect different results. Imagine a time where pol...

Alarm monitoring has been around for well over one hundred and fifty years. Monitoring for fire alarm signals dates back to the 1850’s. The first 100 years used the basic technology of connecting the central monitoring station to each client by a pair of wires. Initial...

Since people first walked the earth men have assumed ultimate responsibility for the security and life safety of their social circles. When rival muscle mass was the only threat on the “radar”, and muscle mass was the only response option, it’s clear why men assumed th...

Alarm monitoring has been around for well over one hundred and fifty years. In fact, the first monitoring for fire alarm signals date back to the 1850’s when the telegraph was used to send an address / location code to a telegraph office. In 1854 Dr. William Channing t...

In an excellent article published in the second quarter issue of Fire Protection Engineering magazine titled “Smart Fire Fighting and fire protection” by: Anthony Hamins, Casey Grant, Albert Jones and Nelson Bryner a strong case was made for a quantum leap in managing...

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