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G4S Justice Services launches LoneProtector

Custom monitoring to enhance lone worker safety
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10/21/2011

ORLANDO, Fla.—G4S Justice Services, a division of one of the largest full-service service security companies in the world, debuted a new monitored lone worker safety solution called LoneProtector at the recent ASIS International convention here.

Bold files response to DICE

Asks court to award fees for the defense of 'baseless' suit
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10/06/2011

BAY CITY, Mich.—Colorado-based central station automation platform provider Bold Technologies, which in August was sued by direct competitor DICE Corporation of Michigan, on Sept. 30 filed a response to DICE's accusations.

Remote security services company VirSec launches partner program

Remote monitors all ex-security officers, military, police
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10/06/2011

TROY, Mich.—The Huffmaster Companies, a nationwide provider of guarding and other security technologies and services, on Sept.

Dynamark Monitoring opens its doors

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09/29/2011

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Security Centers, a well-known name in the security industry—the monitoring aspect of which disappeared through a series of acqu

Sielox announces new managed services company Sielox24Seven

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09/22/2011

ORLANDO, Fla.—Access control and video monitoring supplier Sielox at the ASIS International conference here on Sept. 20 announced the formation of a new managed services company called Sielox24Seven.

New security/telco partnership up North

After five years of working together ‘secretly’ IControl & Rogers Communications announce partnership
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09/14/2011

RED WOOD CITY, Calif. and TORONTO—The home security penetration rate hovers around 18 percent in Canada, but players in a new partnership say they’re going to change that. Home automation and control technology provider iControl and Rogers Communications, Canada's largest communications provider, on Aug. 30 announced a new converged home security, automation and control offering, which they say will raise that rate.  

As POTS lines continue to disappear, alternatives proliferate

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09/09/2011

LAFAYETTE, La.—Multi-site central station monitoring company Acadian Monitoring Services on Aug. 26 announced a new partnership with life safety solutions supplier Interlogix to provide what the two companies call a reliable IP answer to communications without POTS lines.

DICE sues Bold, claiming violation of trade secret act

Bold attorney calls suit groundless, vows to vigorously defend it
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09/01/2011

BAY CITY, Mich. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Alleging violation of the Michigan Uniform Trade Secret Act, central station automation platform provider DICE is suing its competitor Bold.

AlarmWATCH partners with Ocenture for identity theft protection bundle

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09/01/2011

HUNT VALLEY, Md.—AlarmWATCH, a central station based here, has a new partnership that it says will allow dealers to offer more protection than they've traditionally been able.

Natural disasters test concept for ASAP-to-the-PSAP program

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09/01/2011

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security CEO Pam Petrow said recent natural disasters on the East Coast have provided a proof of concept for CSAA's ASAP-to-the-PSAP program.

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