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Web-based businesses? Not yet.

Internet study shows the industry still clings to human contact
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09/01/2006

YARMOUTH, Maine--Fire and security systems professionals who responded to a Security Systems NewsPoll prefer human interaction over keyboard contact and predict that Internet-based buying and selling in the industry has a long way to go before it will ever replace brick-and-mortar distributors and retailers.
"If I have questions, I don't want to have to email someone and wait for an answer, and I also don't want to be told to go to www.

NYBFAA hires lobbyist

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09/01/2006

ALBANY, N.Y.

George Gunning to lead NBFAA into 2008

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09/01/2006

MONROVIA, Calif.--Unveiling a national apprenticeship program for security systems installers at this October's ISC East show is among the many items on newly installed National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association president George Gunning's to-do list.

Government watch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

LA. SPRINKLER DEADLINE: JAN.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

HERCULES, CALIF.
CBS 5 reported that an Aug.

ASIS earns another SAFETY Act designation

Certifications now protect from liability in anti-terrorist applications
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09/01/2006

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--ASIS International, a worldwide organization of security professionals, announced in late July the designation of its certification program, by the Department of Homeland Security, as covered by the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act).

Alarm ordinance watch: Tiered system in Virginia

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

LOUDON COUNTY, VA.
On July 1, a three-month grace period ended for the county's newly enacted false-alarm ordinance, reported the Connection.

Security Summit, Nagin draw 200

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08/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--With New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and Canada's director general of border integrity, Mike Cabana, as keynote speakers, the Security Network convened its 3rd annual Security Summit here at the Marriot Mission Valley, June 28 and 29.
With roughly 200 in attendance, and 28 companies exhibiting their wares, "we're not trying to compete with an ASIS or an ISC," said Security Network board member Michael Jones, president of M&A firm ProFinance Associates.

Sonitrol's Youngblood runs for Sheriff of Kern County

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08/01/2006

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.--Donny Youngblood is a 30-year veteran of the Kern County Sheriff's Department and currently the vice president of public affairs for Kimberlite, the largest Sonitrol franchise with 13 offices reaching from San Francisco to Bakersfield.

U.S. border fails GAO tests in June

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08/01/2006

WASHINGTON--In testimony before the House Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation, in San Diego, July 5, the U.S.

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