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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.

'Unblinking' looks at privacy in the surveillance age

UTX, Microsoft, Cisco, sponsor symposium at UC Berkeley School of Law
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

BERKELEY, Calif.--What degree of scrutiny are people willing to undergo in public spaces? And in a rapidly evolving environment of unblinking eyes and permanent visual records, what will it mean to have privacy? On Nov.

Dole funny and serious during ASIS address

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11/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--Former Senate Majority Leader and presidential candidate Robert Dole deftly mixed humor with often somber reflections on his life as a soldier and politician during an hour-long keynote address on Sept. 26 at ASIS International.

On campus with Apx

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11/01/2006

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm is headquarted here, 20 miles south of ski country, in the second largest city in Utah. Its offices are in a new 200,000-square-foot building in a shiny industrial park surrounded by the Wasatch Mountains.

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.

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