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ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

Security moves to the head of the class with educational offerings

But despite the growing selection, some are slow to jump on the learning bandwagon
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12/01/2004

Every industry struggles with employment and, specifically, finding qualified and reliable people to fill open slots. The security industry seems to especially suffer from this - mostly because it is not a career path many follow from an education perspective.

CANASA honors pair for industry involvement

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

TORONTO - The Canadian Security Association honored two members of the security industry for their achievements at the Security Canada International Security Conference and Exposition held here Oct. 20 and 21.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

Bexar County, Texas
Facing the rising cost of false alarms as well as wasted manpower and resources, Bexar County is launching a program to target false alarms.

In mid-October, the sheriff’s department created a unit to oversee alarm permits and assess fines at locations where deputies are summoned to the same location more than five times.

ISC East draws steady traffic and hits its target attendance number

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12/01/2004

NEW YORK - The ISC East Show, which returned to New York for the first time in three years, faired better than expected in terms of attendee traffic.

The two-day trade show and conference, held Nov.

Top industry awards handed out at Tri-Association Awards dinner

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

NEW YORK - Four leaders within the security industry were recognized for their contributions to the security market at the Tri-Association Awards dinner, hosted by the Security Industry Association, National Burglar & Alarm Association and the Central Station Alarm Association, held here on Nov. 4.

Integrators are A key Aspect to IP camera market’s growth

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12/01/2004

While bandwidth remains a concern, and price has been a factor in how well network cameras sell, one of the biggest hurdles may be the knowledge of the security dealer and integrator and the ease with which this group aids the transition.

“They don’t have the (network) understanding at this point,” said Joe Cook, network camera sales manager for Toshiba America Information Systems.

NBFAA 30-percent dues increase receives OK from association’s board

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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - In an effort to update and expand on their National Training School courses, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has elected to adopt its first member dues increase since 2001.

NBFFA brings NTS online, but not abandoning classroom options

The new offering opens up Level 1 training and certification opportunties to a larger geographic audience
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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Recognizing that there is a need for Internet-based education and certifications options, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has rolled out an online version of its National Training School, Alarm Technician Level 1 Course.

L.A. flips the switch on new alarm ordinance despite industry reservations

New law adds higher false alarm fines and requires police verify calls after two false dispatches are recorded
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12/01/2004

LOS ANGELES - A several year process to come up with a new alarm ordinance for the city of Los Angeles finally came to a close in early November, when the city began enforcing higher false alarm fines.
The city began enforcing the ordinance on Nov.

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