Newport News, VA Goes Live with Automated Secure Protocol (ASAP)

Newport News, VA Goes Live with Automated Secure Protocol (ASAP)

Newport News, VA is now the latest municipality to adopt the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol. The ASAP technology automates communication between monitoring centers and 911 centers to improve accuracy and  speed of response. Newport News, VA is now the latest...
ESA National Training School’s Certified Fire Alarm Technician Level II Equivalent to NICET Certification in Cobb County, GA

ESA National Training School’s Certified Fire Alarm Technician Level II Equivalent to NICET Certification in Cobb County, GA

Irving, Texas (August 16, 2017) — The Electronic Security Association’s National Training School (ESA/NTS) is pleased to announce that the Cobb County, GA Fire Marshal has recently approved its Certified Fire Alarm Technician (CFAT) Level II Certification as an equivalent to NICET Certification.  *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*...
ESA and CEDIA Collaborate to Expand Educational Offerings to Members

ESA and CEDIA Collaborate to Expand Educational Offerings to Members

Irving, Texas (August 7, 2017) — The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and CEDIA have announced a strategic reciprocal training relationship that will expand the educational opportunities for members of both professional trade associations. The program will make available ESA’s electronic security and life safety and CEDIA’s...
The Importance of Reviewing Contracts

The Importance of Reviewing Contracts

Gone are the days of business agreements on a handshake. Love them or hate them, contracts are a vital part of the world today. Contract review is tedious in any business, but security companies like any business also live and...
ESA Rebrands Professional Group and Announces 2017 ESA Rising Leaders Forum October 2-4 in Myrtle Beach, SC Association Aims to Find, Connect and Develop Industry’s Rising Leaders

ESA Rebrands Professional Group and Announces 2017 ESA Rising Leaders Forum October 2-4 in Myrtle Beach, SC Association Aims to Find, Connect and Develop Industry’s Rising Leaders

Irving, Texas (August 1, 2017) — The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced today the rebranding of its Young Security Professionals (YSP) Group to the Rising Leaders Group. ESA — the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety...
Jon Sargent: Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year

Jon Sargent: Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year

Jon Sargent’s robust and impressive 44-year career in the electronic security and life safety industry launched, surprisingly, by chance. A young Jon Sargent worked as a security guard for some pretty memorable rock concerts as a teenager — and like...
3 Tips for Avoiding Procrastination

3 Tips for Avoiding Procrastination

We all do it. There are some items on our to do list, that quite frankly, we don’t want to do. We push them off. We procrastinate — postponing to the point that we impede progress. I heard a great...
7 Ways to Leverage ESA Membership for a Major Impact

7 Ways to Leverage ESA Membership for a Major Impact

Spend a little time with ESA, it can have a MAJOR IMPACT. Membership is the BEST DECISION you can make for yourself and for your company — providing resources, advocacy, connections and education for professionals like you. Here are seven...
Job Safety Training – No Joke

Job Safety Training – No Joke

Many technicians and company owners in the electronic security industry tend to take job safety procedures, training, and documentation lightly. I never gave this concept much thought until I recently had a conversation with a long-time ESA member about his experience...
ESA Announces 2017 Youth Scholarship Program Winners

ESA Announces 2017 Youth Scholarship Program Winners

Irving, Texas (June 22, 2017) — The Electronic Security Association has awarded $12,500 in scholarship funds to students from Virginia and New Jersey as a part of the association's annual Youth Scholarship Program, sponsored by COPS Monitoring and DMP. 96     -->...

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