ESX 2021 Virtual Experience to Deliver Real Education, Innovation and Connections

ESX 2021 Virtual Experience to Deliver Real Education, Innovation and Connections

Join your community of security professionals at the ESX 2021 Virtual Experience, the only national event dedicated to networking and educational opportunities for the professionally installed and monitored electronic security and life safety industry. Hosted by the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the 14th Annual ESX exhibition will take place June...
How to Become a Security Technician

How to Become a Security Technician

Check with your state regarding licensing and training requirements to become a security technician. Complete ESA’s Certified Alarm Technician Level 1 training to gain foundational skills. Determine a specialization. Take advanced training classes. Take continuing education classes.   Check State...
Responsible Financial Management

Responsible Financial Management

Financial management is one of the main foundational principles for small businesses success. Effective bookkeeping; making projections based on data; accurately interpreting financial statements and learning how to finance business needs leads to logically sound business decisions. Part of financial...
Blending Security and Wellness

Blending Security and Wellness

Overall wellness has seemed to take a sidecar alongside security — keeping people, buildings/facilities, homes, and possessions safe and secure while ensuring a healthy environment. Propelled into existence by COVID’s global pandemic and the aging population, this trend is building momentum...
Non-profit OurCalling Finds Solace for Staff from ESA Member Company SECURalert

Non-profit OurCalling Finds Solace for Staff from ESA Member Company SECURalert

When ESA Member, SECURalert — a company that has been designing, testing and manufacturing radio frequency (RF) solutions since 1993 and is currently known for their enterprise wireless panic button system to protect workers in duress — was recently called upon to create a cost-effective, highly accurate...
Haley Glover: A Tale of ESA National Training School Courses, High Heels and a Fire Ladder

Haley Glover: A Tale of ESA National Training School Courses, High Heels and a Fire Ladder

In wrapping up Women’s History Month 2021, perhaps there is a bit of irony when women in security start their professional paths in female-dominated jobs, such as teaching, but later find career success in a male-dominated industry, such as the...
Women’s History Month: ESA Recognizes Intelligence, Strength and Tenacity in This Electronic Security Professional

Women’s History Month: ESA Recognizes Intelligence, Strength and Tenacity in This Electronic Security Professional

Can you name this successful woman in the electronic security and life safety industry? She …. … worked as a waitress and bartender in Vermont. … raised three daughters and two sons, and created two prosperous businesses. … began her...
4 Arrows to Implement into Your Marketing Quiver for 2021

4 Arrows to Implement into Your Marketing Quiver for 2021

As I reflect on the small security business landscape of 2020, I think one of the greatest lessons learned was that of being agile enough to pivot while staying relevant. It was motivating and inspiring to see small security businesses literally shuffle entire business plans and create ways...
Must-Know Trends for All Electronic Security and Life Safety Professionals

Must-Know Trends for All Electronic Security and Life Safety Professionals

The start of 2021 seems to have the same feel as the end of last year with masks still mandated, required social distancing, closed businesses, remote working and an overall slow reopening of states — although some are opening faster...
ESA Celebrates Women’s History Month: Patricia M. Smith — A Heart of Servitude with the Goal of Unity

ESA Celebrates Women’s History Month: Patricia M. Smith — A Heart of Servitude with the Goal of Unity

Memories are powerful in that they evoke emotions in the present that were formerly felt and allow for time travel back into the past to experience events that once took place. On behalf of all of us here at ESA...

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