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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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10/01/2004

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.

Fargo named fast growing organization

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Card printer manufacturer Fargo Electronics has been named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Fortune Small Business Magazine.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

Lee County, Fla.

The number of security alarm calls in Lee County has declined 28 percent this year, which officials attribute to a new false alarm ordinance, reported The News-Press.

Axcess Intl partners with TVL

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

DALLAS - Axcess International Inc. announced a technology integration partnership with TVL Inc.

The fall conference season kicks off

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Back-to-back conferences: ASIS International in Dallas and ISC in New York City
It’s that time of year again. This year’s fall conferences are just around the corner.

AUTOMATION

Building automation’s lead in open systems presents options
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09/01/2004

It’s about facilitating communication via open platforms

As more security systems become integrated with building automation, the call for open systems grows louder.

Most modern systems are using fairly common communications technologies, said Steve Thompson, director of marketing, fire and security at Johnson Controls.

Key figures in Sept. 11 tragedy to keynote

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Guiliani and Picciotto will take center stage at ASIS and ISC East
Two recognized figures from the days of Sept. 11 will be delivering keynote speeches at this fall’s conferences.

AUTOMATION

Security opps abound with building management
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09/01/2004

Integrating components allows for streamlined operations and greater efficiencies of security with other systems

The possibilities seem to be infinite and the benefits tangible.

By integrating the security components of a building, such as CCTV, access control and the like with the basic building management controls, companies can streamline their operations and mine data to make the building safer and more efficient to run.

Research program will focus on relationship of technology and privacy

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09/01/2004

OTTOWA, Ontario - Even though Canada’s privacy law went into effect January 1, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner has launched a research program that will study the effects of technology and privacy - with a section specifically focusing on video surveillance, radio frequency identification and biometrics, among other commonly used security technologies.

Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has already established guidelines for the use of video surveillance cameras and some may look at the research program as a way for the office to set additional rules for emerging technologies.

Fight against no-response begins in Milwaukee

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09/01/2004

MILWAUKEE - This mid-western city has become the latest battleground over a plan by police to stop responding to burglar alarms, unless verified by a third party.

Alarm professionals first learned about the Milwaukee Police Department’s decision in July.

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Poll

SSN News Poll March 2017

Drones are making more of an entrance in security, as well as in the smart home space. Recently, Alarm.com announced that it is working on drones for the residential market. Sunflower Labs also detailed the ways drones can protect homes. Where is this technology headed?