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FLO Alliance gets closer to deployment

Registered Traveler solution adds Smiths Detection, begins registering potential members
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11/01/2006

KIRKLAND, Wash.--Targeting the second quarter of 2007 for beginning operation of its Registered Traveler solution that would expedite airport security for its members, the FLO Alliance, led by Saflink, announced a number of progressive steps in September.

ApxAlarm executive team

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11/01/2006

Todd Pederson, president and CEO, and Keith Nelleson, executive vice president and chief financial officer, are childhood friends from Idaho who both went to Brigham Young University. Pederson founded APX Marketing in 1992.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

BURLESON, TEXAS
Thanks to communication with the alarm industry, including Chris Russell, president of the North Texas Alarm Association, city officials here are backing away from a plan to institute verified response. The Star-Telegram reported that a Sept.

Companies combine for critical infrastructure

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11/01/2006

HERNDON, Va.--Building on a project in Helena, Mont.

AIREF study pans verified response

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11/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--A survey of 515 registered voters in Salt Lake City, commissioned by the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation, gave a thumbs down to verified response in that city, which instituted the policy in December 2005.
The survey results, released on Sept.

Legend Merchant Bank adds to security focus

Hires M&A veteran Tom Gallagher to support Convergent Security Group
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11/01/2006

NEW YORK--Boutique investment bank Legend Merchant Bank opened its Convergent Security Group in April, starting with the hire of Scott Greiper, hiring the analyst away from mid-sized investment banking firm Unterberg, Towbin. Legend announced in October the strengthening of the division with the hire of Tom Gallagher, an investment banker with experience at Wachovia, Oppenheimer and JP Morgan Chase who has led a number of merger and financing transactions in the aerospace and defense industry.

Security companies hit Fortune 100

Napco, Optelecom-NKF, Universal Security Instruments listed on the Fortune Small Business 100
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10/01/2006

NEW YORK--Hey Napco, you're #72. Optelecom-NKF, you're #76.

ISC East to co-locate, commingle with InfoSecurity in New York

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

NEW YORK--This year, Reed Exhibitions will co-locate two of its shows, the physical security-focused ISC East and InfoSecurity NY, traditionally for the IT professional, at the Jacob Javits Center, Oct. 23 through 25.

Terror bust in UK leads to attention for HiEnergy

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10/01/2006

IRVINE, Calif.--When British officials announced in early August the apprehension of 24 terrorist suspects who were reportedly intent on bringing liquid explosives onto airplanes and detonating them with simple electronic devices, airline travelers were quickly inconvenienced.

Alarm ordinance watch: New fines in Texas

High School top generator of alarms in Belmont, N.C., Police to make follow-up visits
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS
A new ordinance in Corpus Christi that went into effect August 1 institutes fines for false alarms and mandates a permit for all residential and commercial security systems, reported KRIS 6. Police, finding 98 percent of the 15,000 annual alarms they respond to are false, recommended the change.

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