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Security Industry Association Releases ANSI-Approved CP-01 False Alarm Reduction Standard

The SIA CP-01-2019 standard improves on the 2014 version and adjusts for current technologies; new standard aims to reduce unnecessary police dispatches. SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019, a security systems standard for false alarm reduction features. The standard leverages technology, industry…

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ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019 Standard

ANSI/SIA CP-01 is a security system standard designed to reduce false alarms. The newest version features guidance for handling informative signals and definitions for remote devices to reduce the frequency of false alarm dispatches and is applicable to security systems that are not panel specific.

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SIA Supports Common Sense Alarm Legislation in Maryland


The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently testified in support of two bills before the Maryland General Assembly—Maryland House Bill (HB) 645 and Maryland HB 1117. Maryland’s HB 645 would update long-outdated local regulations by providing a statewide exemption for wireless, low-voltage alarm systems from electrical permitting requirements. These requirements were established when wired systems were…

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SIA Releases the Latest Version of False Alarm Reduction Standard

Reducing false alarms saves first responders time and money, ensuring that resources are sent to actual emergencies, and saves consumers money as some municipalities charge up to $500 for false alarms. SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the release of the ANSI/SIA CP-01-2014 False Alarm reduction standard. CP-01-2014 details recommended…

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SIA Member Profile: Mike Hackett, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Qolsys

What is your background? How did you get into the Security Industry? Prior to starting Qolsys I was at eBay for 10 years. I spent a lot of time following consumer trends, including online and the fast growing mobile segment. Not exactly a security industry veteran; however, as customers and casual industry observers growing up…

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