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SSN Q&A: Alarm Detection Systems’ COO Amy Becker

SSN Q&A: Alarm Detection Systems’ COO Amy Becker

In this exclusive interview, Amy Becker talks with Security Systems News about her daily responsibilities in her new role, her short- and long-term goals for ADS, how the company adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of getting more women into...

Live Video Monitoring, Verification & Response

Live Video Monitoring, Verification & Response

Live video monitoring one of the most effective solutions in the electronic security toolset. When used correctly, cameras can deter crime, detect problems and provide ironclad evidence.  The additional benefit of a live video monitoring system is the positive effect...

Spring Is a Good Time to Install Smoke/CO/Water/Freeze Sensors

Spring Is a Good Time to Install Smoke/CO/Water/Freeze Sensors

With the changing seasons here in the Midwest, homeowners face constant challenges to keep their home's systems in good working order. Spring is one of the times where environmental alarm sensors become most needed. With the melting snow, fluctuating temperatures, and...

How Hosted Managed Access Control Works

How Hosted Managed Access Control Works

The term Hosted Managed Access Control defines two essential things. The first part is that the software that drives your system resides on a secure off-site server administered by our technical team. The second part is that the programming of the system is managed by...

Fire Alarm System Tests for Commercial Properties

Fire Alarm System Tests for Commercial Properties

Fire alarm testing standards According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and many local municipal codes, it is necessary to have the fire and sprinkler systems in commercial buildings tested periodically. Most cities and towns state this as a...

Planning for Unexpected Risks & Business Disruptions

Planning for Unexpected Risks & Business Disruptions

A crisis can arise unexpectedly. Therefore, business owners must plan accordingly to eliminate the impact of harmful business activity. Disruptions can be expensive and time-consuming. It is vital to have recovery strategies for your business.    What is Business...

Residential Lockout Service

Residential Lockout Service

Just the thought of being locked out of your house creates a sense of frustration. It can happen at the most inopportune time, like when taking out the trash. Whatever the reason might be, it is not a fun experience. Furthermore, if the event does occur, you will need...

Wireless Elevator and Emergency Phone Adapter Basics

Wireless Elevator and Emergency Phone Adapter Basics

There are several reasons why replacing traditional landlines with cellular devices makes sense in elevators and two-way emergency communications. This post will cover both the phone industry's changing landscape and look at a trending security upgrade. A growing...

A Safer Holiday Season Starts With A Smart Home

A Safer Holiday Season Starts With A Smart Home

Turn your house into a smart home this holiday season. Your ADS Systems Security Expert can help pick the right solutions to expand your alarm systems' capabilities through app control and intelligent devices. This short article covers how different alarm system...