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02/01/2009

Saying Congress should heed President-elect Obama’s call to “build in security” to our critical infrastructure, the Security Industry Association on Dec. 17 urged Congressional leaders to “use economic stimulus funds for physical security enhancements within new construction and modernization projects.

Convenience store survey released

3xLogic finds newest technology hasn't hit the segment yet
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02/01/2009

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--Video surveillance manufacturer 3xLogic in January released findings of an internal survey of 125 convenience store owners throughout the country.

Industry vets target DIY market

IN Control Security aims to be 'Home Depot of security systems'
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02/01/2009

BALTIMORE--As the integrator and installer channel concerns itself with new competition from the traditional IT integration market, there is also new competition from the do-it-yourself (or DIY) market. One new company looking to capitalize on the latter is iN Control Security, which was spawned from the publicly held Medical Institutional Services Holding in August of 2008.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2009

BRISTOL, Tenn.
Tricities.

AES IntelliNet helps police bust bad guys

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01/01/2009

BEAUMONT, Calif.--Two would-be jewelry store thieves got to cool their heels behind bars at Riverside County Jail rather than make off with a big payday thanks to the joint efforts of the Hemet, Calif.

Nuccio, Haislip, Polk to present in Feb.

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01/01/2009

PALM BEACH, Fla.--Dealers, integrators and representatives from the financial sector will gather Feb.

Alarm Ordinance Watch

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01/01/2009

The News Tribune reported on Dec. 9 that Lakewood residents might get a stiffer punishment if police are called to their homes or businesses for a false alarm.

SNA’s IT Conference co-locates with TechSec

At the Fairmont in Dallas: SNA conference Feb. 23; TechSec Feb. 24 and 25
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01/01/2009

DALLAS--This city of tall hats and long horns will play host to two IT-focused physical security conferences in February, now that the Security Network of America has announced it will co-locate its Executive IT Conference with TechSec Solutions, a two-day conference focused on the impact of IP technology on the physical security marketplace.

The SNA, a coalition of independent integrators with central station monitoring capabilities that includes Per Mar Security, Bay Alarm, American Alarm, and 30 other companies across the United States, created this new conference for its companies’ CEOs, CFOs, and, notably, CIOs.

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