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German students develop RFID zapper

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

BERLIN--Two tech-savvy college students here have developed a way to turn a simple disposable camera into a device that emits an electromagnetic pulse to disable RFID tags, the RFID Journal reported recently. A German privacy organization called FoeBuD plans to use their plans to manufacture and distribute the RFID Zapper to the European market.

The Security Network: bring local solutions to the country at large

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03/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--When it comes to homeland security, government and industry simply don't communicate well enough. So believes Lockheed Martin Orincon president Lou Kelly.

RFID tracks Japanese kids

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

YOKOHAMA CITY, Japan--AeroScout, Nissan Motors, NTT Data, and ITS Communications are combining to test a system in Yokohama City, Japan, whereby students within a 1.5-mile radius of a city school will be tracked via RFID, reported RFID Journal.

Georgia association breaks with NBFAA, renames

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02/01/2006

SAVANNAH, Ga.--The state's alarm association took on more than just a new name in late December--it also decided to operate independent of the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

BELOIT, WIS.
At the start of the New Year, Beloit changed its false alarm ordinance from allowing three free false alarms in a calendar year to only three false alarms per security system, meaning that all false alarms stay on the books.

Alarm co. bookkeeper charged with embezzlement

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02/01/2006

NEW CANAAN, Conn.--The former bookkeeper for New Canaan Alarm Company, a family-run security company well known in the area, was arrested in January and charged with embezzling $676,172 over a three-year period.

Hear the latest on IP at TechSec Solutions

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2006

YARMOUTH, Maine--The upcoming TechSec Solutions Conference that will take place Feb. 26 through 28 in Savannah, Ga.

NBFAA supports security tax credit

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association recently endorsed federal legislation to provide a tax credit to agricultural facilities that store and manufacture pesticide for implementing security measures.
Under the proposal, eligible agricultural businesses would receive a tax credit that equals 30 percent of the cost to implement security measures, up to $100,000 per facility.

SIA picks CSPM dates

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--The Security Industry Association has posted the 2006 schedule for certified security project manager classes.

Calif. law makes fine print easier to read

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01/01/2006

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Beginning this month, security installers throughout the state should be throwing out their old contracts and replacing them with new ones to comply with a change in The California Home Improvement Act, which requires larger type size for the wording in home improvement contracts.

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