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BBB teams with security industry to fight fraud

Louisiana State Fire Marshal leads news conference on stopping deceptive sales practices
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05/23/2018

BATON ROUGE, La.—As one of the leading states for deceptive sales practices, Louisiana consumers will be targets of deceptive doorknockers this summer who con them into switching their alarm service.

ADS buys, opens new branch in Mississippi

Company acquired The Alarm Company of Jackson, Miss.
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05/04/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security on May 1 announced its purchase of The Alarm Company, based in Jackson, Miss., a location that ADS will keep as its second branch in Mississippi and its 23rd branch overall.

Doyle Security Systems recognized as good place to work

Company ranked number 12 among medium sized businesses in New York State
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05/02/2018

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems was recently recognized on Best Companies Group’s annual list of top employers.

Select Security announces series of acquisitions

Company gains accounts in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama
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04/06/2018

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, provider of security and life safety solutions for homes and businesses based here, today announced the purchase of several companies: Tennessee Valley Protection in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern Security Services in Nashville, Tenn.; Interactive Alarms in Nashville, Tenn.; Security Consultants in Memphis, Tenn.; and Alert Alarm Systems in Paducah, Ky.

Parks announces keynotes for connected home conference

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03/28/2018

DALLAS—Parks Associates, an IoT research firm based here, recently announced the full keynote lineup for its 22nd annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 22-24 in San Francisco, which features executives from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung and T-Mobile.

ADS Security makes first 2018 purchase

RTC Secure accounts will be serviced from ADS’ Chattanooga office
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03/14/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security announced on March 8 that it acquired the security accounts of RTC Secure, a division of Ringgold Telephone Company in Ringgold, Ga.—the first purchase for ADS in 2018.

HAWK Security opens new office

Newest branch in Plano marks the company’s fifth in Texas
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02/28/2018

FORT WORTH, Texas—HAWK Security Services, a member of the My Alarm Center family of brands based here, recently announced the opening of its newest office in Plano, Texas, joining the company’s existing Texas branches in Fort Worth, Tyler, Houston and San Antonio.

MONI to become BRINKS Home Security

Company will be BRINKS at ISC West
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02/28/2018

DALLAS—MONI Smart Security recently announced an exclusive, long-term trademark licensing agreement with The Brink’s Company, bringing about a complete rebranding of MONI and LiveWatch to BRINKS Home Security.

My Alarm Center partners to offer more personal safety

Company formed partnership with ROAR for Good to help protect its employees, local charity
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02/14/2018

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center recently announced a new partnership with personal safety device manufacturer ROAR for Good; the company’s Athena device can sound an alarm and alert contacts if a user feels unsafe.

Vivint to roll out neighborhood-focused app

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02/07/2018

LAS VEGAS—At CES 2018 Vivint unveiled Streety, a free app that can help protect a neighborhood through connectivity to shared cameras, which will be launching March 1 in the U.S. and Canada, Clint Gordon-Carroll, vice president and general manager of cameras at Vivint Smart Home, told Security Systems News.

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Poll

SSN News Poll November 2018

At SSN’s recent Cloud+ conference, Rick Juarez, managing director for Imperial Capital, gave some positive outlooks for the acquisition market now and into the future. What do you think of the acquisition market in the security industry?