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ISC West Las Vegas

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International Security Conference West 2003
Wednesday, March 26-
Friday, March 28
Tuesday, March 25-
Thursday, March 28
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. 

It’s back to Las Vegas for this year’s International Security Conference, and this year the show is later in the season and the weather warmer.

City council fails to veto L.A. non-response


LOS ANGELES - A controversial non-response policy for Los Angeles is one step closer to reality after a vote by the Los Angeles City Council fell two shy of over-running a policy approved by the police commission.

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American Building Control board members, CEO resign

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LEWISVILLE, Texas - American Building Control, formerly known as Ultrak, saw changes in its top levels of management as the company’s chief executive officer and three members of the board of directors announced their resignations.

Company officials did not say in a press release why Chief Executive Officer Niklaus Zenger resigned, but attributed a new business strategy at the company to his tenure.

What’s on tap for ISC West

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- "SIA and Homeland Security in the 108th Congress: Issues for the Security Industry in 2003" on March 26 at 10 a.m.

- "Reaching the Federal Market – Insight into GSA's Federal Supply Schedules Program" on March 26 at 1 p.m.

- "Understanding Federal Government Security Criteria" on March 25 at 10 a.m.

- "Homeland Security and Unconventional Weapons" on March 25 at 10:00 a.m.

- "The Use of Smart Cards in Privacy-Sensitive Secure Identification Systems" at 10 a.m. on March 26.

Non-response a hot topic in Los Angeles


LOS ANGELES - After hearing protests from alarm industry representatives, the Los Angeles City Council voted 12-1 on Jan. 14 to delay the implementation of a controversial non-response policy recently approved by the Los Angeles police commission.

False alarm ordinance watch

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Fort Myers, Fla.

In an attempt to cover the cost of responding to false alarms, Lee County commissioners are considering adopting an ordinance requiring a permit fee for each alarm installation.

SIAC spins off from AIREF, to continue CARE program


VIENNA, Va. - Seeking a way to engage in legislative lobbying and a new vehicle for the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort (CARE) program, the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) has formed a separate entity which will be known as the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.

Plethora of options, innovations makes biometrics a field to watch


Even as industry observers and players point to the evolving use of biometric security technologies, the debate continues over which ones have gained or will gain the highest acceptance level and where the technology is headed.

Trevor Prout, director of marketing for the New York-based International Biometric Group, said different biometric solutions are appropriate for different applications.



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