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Payson, Ariz. adopts new false alarm ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
06/03/2009

PAYSON, Ariz.--The Payson Roundup online reported on June 2 that the city of Payson had recently adopted a new false alarm ordinance.

Crestwood, Mo. approves false alarm ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
06/02/2009

CRESTWOOD, Mo.--The South County Times online reported that the town of Crestwood on May 26 approved a new alarm ordinance.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2009

SUFFOLK, Va.
Suffolk City Council on May 6 heard an update on the false alarm reduction program the city is implementing.

Securing the security

Trusted Computing Group offers standards for network devices
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06/01/2009

SANTA ANA, Calif.--When Hirsch Electronics joined the Trusted Computing Group back in September, some industry members may have been scratching their heads.

Getting your slice of the stimulus pie

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06/01/2009

WASHINGTON--You want a piece of the $787 billion stimulus package? According to security industry experts who work with the federal government, many security and fire installers and integrators should be able to take advantage of some of these funds, but it’s not going to happen without doing a little homework. And while funds that can be used for security may not be available for weeks or months, now is the time to start doing some research.

Yo, dudes: 'DMTB'

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06/01/2009

IRVING, Texas and WASHINGTON--The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association is concerned about the future of the industry. A recent survey it conducted found electronic life safety and security professionals between the ages of 25 and 45 are concerned as well, with respondents acknowledging the importance of education and participation.

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SSN News Poll November 2019

As of October 2018, SSN had covered more than 65 mergers and acquisitions for that year, and this year, it seems M&A in the security industry is still as hot as ever. What are your thoughts about M&A in our industry?