How the Security Industry Impacts Small Businesses

How the Security Industry Impacts Small Businesses

This year, from April 29 – May 5, the country will celebrate National Small Business Week. First honored in 1963, National Small Business Week recognizes the strong impact small businesses have on the economy. In fact, according to the U.S. Small...
Three Cybersecurity Measures to Start Using Now

Three Cybersecurity Measures to Start Using Now

Since cybersecurity is a hot topic, you might assume your customers already know how to keep their businesses secure. In reality, cybersecurity isn’t on everyone’s radar, and all too often poor cyber health plagues organizations. Increasing employee knowledge on cybersecurity...
Few & Far Between — Robert Few Named 2018 Sara E. Jackson Memorial Award Recipient

Few & Far Between — Robert Few Named 2018 Sara E. Jackson Memorial Award Recipient

At seven years old, Robert Few was running wire on burglar and fire alarm installations with his father. By 14, he was working in the family-owned monitoring center. By 30, he was vice president of the family company, which had changed its name...
Altronix Power Integration Solutions Provide the Foundation for New Medical Center’s Physical Security Access Control System

Altronix Power Integration Solutions Provide the Foundation for New Medical Center’s Physical Security Access Control System

When the one million-square-foot Sanford Medical Center Fargo officially opened its doors in July 2017, it marked the official completion of the second-largest private healthcare construction project in the U.S. A staff of over 1,500 people will work at the...
School Security, False Alarms Lead February Measures

School Security, False Alarms Lead February Measures

February 2018 was another unprecedented month for legislation driven by a tragic ‘focusing event’. But, other legislation that demands attention also warrants some discussion. The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida spurred Legislatures to file bills that take numerous approaches to school...
ESA’s Insurance Arm, Security America, Restructures to Keep Operational Costs Down and Expand Coverage Offerings

ESA’s Insurance Arm, Security America, Restructures to Keep Operational Costs Down and Expand Coverage Offerings

Security America announced it is consolidating its general liability insurance program under its A Rated insurance program, Security America Risk Purchasing Group. This consolidation simplifies Security America’s insurance offerings under one entity and provides various efficiencies, including reduced overhead costs...
Federal Issues Update: Senate’s “STOP School Violence Act” is a Positive Step

Federal Issues Update: Senate’s “STOP School Violence Act” is a Positive Step

After years of providing funds to study and research the cause of mass shooter attacks and theoretical approaches to preventing them in schools, Congress now appears ready to authorize meaningful funding to detect, deter and when possible, prevent future attacks....
NTS Takes Proctored Exams Online

NTS Takes Proctored Exams Online

ESA’s National Training School (NTS) requires completion of a proctored exam for all core courses to demonstrate mastery of these vital subjects. Proctored exams validate the integrity of a student’s education and are a best practice. Because these exams are...
School Security Tech – What We Can Do to Deter the Next Attack

School Security Tech – What We Can Do to Deter the Next Attack

The murder of more innocent children in Parkland, Florida serves as the latest reminder that the country is far from solving societal and political issues related to mass shootings. It is a gut-wrenching that can make one feel helpless — we...

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