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Diebold unveils preliminary revenue numbers


CANTON, Ohio--Diebold this week released preliminary revenue numbers that have been long-awaited by some industry watchers, the more so considering United Technology’s recent hostile bid to buy the company.

Diebold estimated it took in $700.

MS&K opens New York office

Leading security law firm now more accessible on the East Coast

NEW YORK--Long-time law firm to the security industry, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp has opened an office here, at 12 East 49th Street, two blocks east of Rockefeller Center, on the 30th floor. It joins offices in Washington, D.

DHS extends TWIC deadline

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Government Watch


Withholding requirement protested

The “three percent withholding requirement,” does not spell “relief” for security companies, according to the Security Industry Association. The requirement, which is scheduled to take effect in January 2011, would force federal, local and state governments to withhold and remit to the Internal Revenue Service three percent of payment made to contractors--including security companies--for goods and services.

Court rules city must respond to alarms


FONTANA, Calif.--The San Bernardino Superior Court ruled May 8 that the City of Fontana Police Department must respond to alarm events, regardless of whether they are verified or not, the result of a suit filed by the Inland Empire Alarm Association (IEAA) against the City of Fontana Police Department on Sept.

Here's the ISC West rundown

Partnerships outstrip products at annual industry gathering place

LAS VEGAS—The industry has gathered once again here in Sin City at ISC West, and the event continues to be a major landmark on the industry calendar. A slew of new products have seen the light of day here for the first time, and a number of companies have taken the opportunity to introduce themselves to the marketplace, but if there was a theme to the show, it was one of partnership.



SSN News Poll March 2019

With the government shutdown now the longest in history with no end in sight, this month’s poll focuses on the impact it is having on security.