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California Highway Patrol seeks millions for Bay Bridge cameras

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01/14/2013

OAKLAND, Calif.—The new east span of the Bay Bridge needs a security camera system, and the $31 million cost is expected to fall on toll payers, according to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle.

Greenwich schools beef up security after Newtown

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01/11/2013

GREENWICH, Conn.—Greenwich school officials are strengthening security following the shooting deaths of 26 children and educators in nearby Newtown last month, and they’re looking at implementing even stricter measures, according to an AP report.

ESA summit pricing deadline nears

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01/11/2013

ORLANDO, Fla.—Registration for the annual Electronic Security Association Leadership Summit will increase by 50 percent after Friday, Jan. 18, according to an ESA statement.

Hertel to head new CSAA Video Committee, oversee subcommittees

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01/11/2013

VIENNA, Va.—Morgan Hertel, vice president of operations at Rapid Response Monitoring Services, has been named chairman of the new CSAA Video Committee, according to a statement from the organization.

Hotel evacuates guests due to faulty fire alarms

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01/10/2013

SCRANTON, Pa.—A Clarion hotel here shut down Tuesday night because of problems with its fire alarm system, according to a report from wnep.com.

Silent Partner wins government contract

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01/10/2013

MARSHALL, Va.—Security technology provider Silent Partner Security, which typically provides access control and camera systems, has won a contract to consolidate security systems for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to an ExecutiveBiz report.

MorphoTrust general counsel discusses legal implications of facial recognition technologies

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01/10/2013

LAS VEGAS—Facial recognition technology is a powerful tool, but there are concerns the technology could be misused, according to Scott Boylan, general counsel of MorphoTrust USA, a biometrics provider based in Billerica, Mass.

Next Level Security rolls out advanced certification courses

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01/09/2013

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Next Level Security Systems, a provider of networked security solutions, today announced its new series of certification classes, according to a company statement.

Viscount’s access control system installed at additional government facilities

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01/09/2013

BURNABY, British Columbia—Viscount Systems, a provider of security systems and software based here, announced that its Freedom access control system has been installed at U.S. federal government facilities in two additional states, according to a company statement.

New Guardian SVP to lead brand expansion efforts

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01/08/2013

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Barry Bruce, recently hired as senior vice president at Guardian Protection Services, will be responsible for leading a multi-dimensional inside sales center at the company, according to a Guardian statement.

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