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A visit to ASG’s Dallas branch

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04/01/2008

IRVING, Texas - Chad Dawald, vice president and general manager of ASG Security’s Dallas branch, and my host during a February visit to the office here, is a soft-spoken, even-keeled kind of guy who’s held almost every job title possible in a security company.
“There’s something to be said for walking a mile [in someone else’s shoes],” he said.

California county sues ADT

Are home security systems ‘financed sales?’ Lawsuit may have industry repercussions for contracts.
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04/01/2008

MARTINEZ, Calif. - A Contra Costa county district attorney and an industry attorney agree that security dealers should keep an eye on a lawsuit filed late February, which claims ADT is violating California and federal laws because its contracts do not disclose all potential consumer costs.

Pro One grows nat’l accounts

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04/01/2008

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The February announcement that it’s established a new dedicated national accounts division is further evidence that Protection One—known as one of the big three residential security companies in the country—is putting significant resources behind its stated push into commercial markets and national accounts.

ADS goes to Atlanta

Mel Mahler moves his super-regional into a major metropolitan area for first time. Looks to link through suburbs from Chatanooga to North of Atlanta
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04/01/2008

NORCROSS, Ga. - With the Feb.

California county sues ADT, may have industry repercussions

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03/06/2008

MARTINEZ, Calif.--A Contra Costa county district attorney and an industry attorney agree that security dealers should keep an eye on a lawsuit filed last week, which claims ADT is violating California and federal laws because its contracts do not disclose all potential consumer costs.

Devcon layoffs save $1.2m

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03/01/2008

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Calling it "a sign of progress for the company," Devcon International president Robert Farenhem on Jan.

CES in Chicago acquires ABC, Robinson to stay

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

LONG GROVE, Ill.--Central Electronic Security, an alarm company based here, increased its Chicago-area footprint with the acquisition of ABC Security.

ASG goes to Eastern Shore

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03/01/2008

BELTSVILLE, Md.--In what ASG Security called a "model tuck-in acquisition," the company announced Jan.

Brink's has good news in 4th quarter, CEO touts commercial business

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

RICHMOND, Va.--In a far-ranging conference call on Jan.

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Poll

SSN News Poll July 2018

The guidelines for the EU GDPR—or General Data Protection Regulation—will become enforceable on May 25. These regulations, while being focused on European countries and their citizens, will have impacts for U.S.-focused companies. Is your security company concerned about the GDPR?