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Saving money by cutting security?

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Monday, April 13, 2009
This story out of Virginia could have some major implications for the security industry and the future of how we do security in the United States.

Unmonitored camera liability?

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Friday, April 10, 2009
Busy finishing up our May issue, but had a down minute and went over to check out VideoIQ CTO Doug Marman's blog, something I'd been meaning to do for a while.

Pelco's back in

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Thursday, April 9, 2009
Maybe ISC West was a REALLY good show. Not only has John Honovich starting thinking about turning around his dire predictions for 2010, but Pelco has decided IFSEC isn't such a bad investment after all.

Background check legislation filed

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Thursday, April 9, 2009
The NBFAA announced today that Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) has filed legislation on its behalf that would allow fire and security companies to access to background checks before hiring personnel.

Silent Knight success story

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
I got an email today from Ken Scott, of Philly fire installation company FAMCO, who I'd written a story about a couple years ago. Here's the story

CSAA to have new Operations Management Committee chair

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
The CSAA announced In March CSAA board member Joe Miskulin, superintendent of State Farm Insurance, will take over for Pam Petrow, COO of Vector Security, as chairperson for the

Online marketing for dealers

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
You knew it was coming - it just took a little longer for the security industry than most others. Here you have a company dedicated to nothing but educating security dealers about online marketing and selling them solutions to their problems.

Dice introduces new Dean of Quantum University

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
I got a press release from my favorite Dice client services rep. Melissa Roedel the other day. Dice has just hired Bill Pavlov as its new director of training.

Show me the stats

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Here's another story about how alarm sales are up because everyone's afraid of crime. (This one's from Hawaii.) Are you seeing as many of these kinds of stories as I am? Do you ever see any crime stats included in these stories?

Mace finally name drops

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009
In its earnings call today, Mace announced the name of that central station they're buying: CSSS.

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