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ASIS to focus on school security with its 2018 Security Cares Program

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08/15/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International yesterday announced the educational line-up for this year’s free Security Cares community security education program, which will be held during the Global Security Exchange, Sept. 23 to 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Integrator creates inspection app

Modern System Concepts owner creates new company: PnewSoft
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08/15/2018

HOUSTON—Four years ago, Houston-based integrator Modern System Concepts developed an app to ease fire inspections, called fireNspec. Now, it’s redesigned it to be more scalable and is rolling it out through a separate company, PnewSoft.

Specifically Speaking with Anthony Frassetta

Sr. security and telecommunications specialist—Aviation Division, Burns Engineering Inc., based in Philadelphia
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08/15/2018

What kinds of systems do you design/specify and what services does the company provide?

New CEO at Electric Guard Dog

Mark Wesley succeeds Jack DeMao, who was CEO since 2007
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08/08/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog LLC this week named Mark Wesley as its new CEO. Jack DeMao, who has served as CEO since 2007, will transition to a role on the company’s board of directors and remain an investor in the company.

Convergint acquires ACT

Company CEO says deal bolsters presence and expertise in the East
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08/08/2018

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies recently announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Access Control Technologies (ACT), adding approximately 1,000 customers and bringing greater expertise and depth to the Eastern region of the U.S.

Two Houston integrators merge

Modern System Concepts Inc. and Gulf Coast Security to have a stronger presence
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08/08/2018

HOUSTON—Modern System Concepts Inc. and Gulf Coast Security, both based around Houston, in early July merged to create a company better suited for growth.

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SSN News Poll September 2018

There are recent changes to international trade, tariffs on a variety of products, that have impacts for many businesses in the U.S. Will these impact the security industry?