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This is why analytics seem so attractive

Sunday, December 30, 2007
Wondering why analytics seem like such a good idea? See this story. The big question is whether alarm events can programmed to produce small electronic charges.

Not THAT Risk Management Consultants

Friday, December 28, 2007
It appears that our top newswire story from yesterday has caused some confusion. I don't think it's my fault.

Give an alarm system for Christmas

Thursday, December 27, 2007
Okay, it's a couple days late for that, but when newspapers run their inevitable Christmas break-in stories, it's

Holiday fun

Wednesday, December 26, 2007
I hope everyone had a nice Christmas yesterday. My kids certainly enjoyed themselves, and I managed not to get too bitter and guilt-ridden by the ridiculous waste and opulence that is the American Christmas season.

Securitas Systems buys again

Friday, December 21, 2007
The acquisition team at Securitas Systems has been busy, that's for sure. Click on the Securitas Systems label below for the full story, but here they go again.

IR makes big HVAC buy

Thursday, December 20, 2007
I'm not sure how this affects their security play, but when you consider the increasing overlap of security and building controls, this may have some crossover. Truncated release follows. Lots of big numbers (and capital letters, which I hate - stop shouting at me):

Mystery security company stops another crime

Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Today we find yet another example of the anonymity of security companies when it comes to the mass media and general public.