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Devcon names new president, looks to acquire

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06/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Although it's still dogged by a disgruntled investor who's taking legal action, Devcon is following up the March announcement of the sale of its construction division with movement on several fronts in early May: reorganizing its executive management team and discussing its intention to move into acquisition mode--soon.

Florida gets serious about false alarms

State police chiefs first in nation to form statewide model alarm ordinance
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06/01/2007

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--Florida cities looking to adopt an alarm ordinance now have a Model Alarm Ordinance, a short, concise, "user-friendly document," to help them out, said Glen Mowry, national law enforcement liaison for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.

ADT's AWARE honored

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Brink's Q1 results top expectations

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

NEW YORK--The Brink's Company's first quarter earnings exceeded Wall Street expectations and shares rose $1.29 to $65.

HP discontinues piece of home automation puzzle

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06/01/2007

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Hewlett-Packard announced in late March that it is discontinuing the manufacture of its Digital Entertainment Center, which is part of the home automation package DSC unveiled at ISC West along with Exceptional Innovation, a manufacturer of the Life|ware home automation software (see "DSC unveils home automation partnership" at www.

Getting the Gold tour

ADT puts its new high-end residential program on display
SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--When building his new 4,200-square-foot seaside home here, Bob Kirchoff knew he wanted video surveillance as part of his security system.

Brink's investor urges subsidiary spin-off

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05/01/2007

NEW YORK--Major Brink's Company shareholder MMI Investments told the Brink's board that the best way to increase shareholder value would be a tax-free spin-off of either Brink's Home Security or Brink's Inc., and on April 2 filed an SEC report to this effect.

NBFAA honors Cage

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented the Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award to Chris Cage, general counsel for the U.

ADT gets back to basics with dealer training effort

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05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--Back in the days when ADT was making an acquisition every time you changed your socks, brand new ADT dealers seemed to pop up on city streets daily. Since parent company Tyco International's management imbroglio in 2002, however, ADT has put the brakes on acquisitions, and consequently, most of North America's 540 ADT dealers have at least a little seasoning.

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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?