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American Idol featured a security guard, and I didn't know it?

Thursday, March 27, 2008
I'm blown away by a throwaway line in this story about not-very-good American Idol contestant Chikezie getting sent home last night.

Security homework for the weekend: See this movie

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
For those of you who want to assess the way security is portrayed in movies—and isn't that why we all go to the movies?— you'll have another chance on Friday. A movie, based where else but Las Vegas, called "21" is opening March 28.

The culture of "not my problem"

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
So, I wrote in my last post about the problem with employees who are not exactly on board with the security effort.

Surveillance push back

Monday, March 24, 2008
There's been a lot of talk in the industry about using IP video systems and access control for more than just security: business efficiency, HR, marketing efforts, etc.

Fire detection to reach $707m. by 2013

Monday, March 24, 2008
A new Frost and Sullivan report released today says there will be steady growth in the North American fire and smoke detection devices market.

USProtect story keeps getting more bizarre

Friday, March 21, 2008
USProtect is turning into a car accident by the side of the road. I've just got to slow down and take a look. I can't help myself. Here are some new details from Forbes:

Brivo and ADT do 24-hour fitness

Thursday, March 20, 2008
A couple posts down, I linked to a story about 24-hour fitness centers and their need for a good security partner. Well, it looks like ADT and Brivo have already gotten the message.