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Scott Goldfine

Scott Goldfine is editor-in-chief and associate publisher of CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration. Goldfine is involved in several security events and organizations, including the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA), ASIS Int'l and more.

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Scott's Latest Posts

Examining How ADT Won 2021 Monitoring Technology Marvel Award

ADT took home the illustrious award for SoSecure, a mobile phone app that is easy to use and bursting with useful features.

Scott Goldfine · August 10, 2021

Resideo Keeps CONNECT Event Simple by Sticking to Succinct Virtual Sessions

The company offered its Premier Dealer Program members encouragement and updates info on market and product updates during a shortened version of its annual event.

Scott Goldfine · November 19, 2020

Ring Founder Jamie Siminoff Talks DIY vs. Pro Installs

Ring’s Jamie Siminoff discusses the concept of the video doorbell, outpacing the competition and more.

Scott Goldfine · December 11, 2019

Ring President Details New Installer Initiative

While integrators mostly know Ring as a DIY-oriented business, company execs reveal how the business is actively building its presence in the pro install channel.

Scott Goldfine · December 09, 2019

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Scott Goldfine · March 12, 2018

Johnson Controls Talks about Tyco Security Merger

CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration talks to Tyco execs about the merger with Johnson Controls.

Scott Goldfine · October 06, 2017

ADT Reveals 2017 Plans, Protection 1 Integration, Connected Home Opportunities

One year after ADT was acquired by Apollo Global Management in $7 billion deal, executives discuss ambitious business plans, how ADT will integrate with Protection 1 and what the security industry is facing in 2017.

Scott Goldfine · March 14, 2017

ADT Expected to Be Acquired by Apollo Global Management

Investment group that bought Protection 1 and ASG Security last year is expected to close a multibillion-dollar deal for industry leader ADT.

Scott Goldfine · February 16, 2016