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County sheriff ropes Iris for badging update

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

SAN DIEGO - The Fairfax County Sheriff’s office has selected Iris Companies to update the office’s photo badging solution with the IWS EPI Suite photo ID software by ImageWare.

When the project is complete, the office will be able to produce a variety of secure identification cards for authorized personnel such as civilian officers, court employees, reserve deputies, jail volunteers and other authorized county officials.

ISC East coinciding with election time not creating much concern

Event officials said November dates are a one-time deal and event will return to August dates next year
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10/01/2004

NEW YORK - The dates for this year’s ISC East show may raise some eyebrows, but officials organizing the event said concerns from the industry have been minimal.

ISC East’s opening day is Nov.

Certification for systems integrators is heading this way

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10/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Security Industry Association is working on a certification program for people who integrate security systems.

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.

S2 Security joins forces with International Electronics

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

WELLESLEY, Mass. - S2 Security Corp.

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.

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