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Residents warned of security scam

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07/18/2014

CLIFTON, N.J.—Police this week were warning residents to beware of scammers posing as security company employees to gain access to their homes, according to the Clifton Journal.

SSN Readers: Google eyeing security

Sixty-four percent of SSN readers say Google’s $3.2b buy of Nest portends Google’s launching a home security product
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02/05/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine—Google’s recent acquisition of home automation company Nest Labs led many to believe the tech giant was setting up a beachhead on the industry’s shores. Readers who responded to a recent SSN News Poll tend to agree, with many saying Google’s buy is no half-hearted entrance into security—it’s a sign of ever-larger involvement in the residential space.

Study: $350 billion U.S. security market expected to grow

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08/15/2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—In its first comprehensive study of the security market since 1990, ASIS International and the Institute of Finance and Management analyzed the expansion of private security over the past decade and project further growth in the country’s security product

Moon Security to enhance PERS division

The unit, dubbed Moon Medical Alert, will be launched within 'next month and a half'
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08/14/2013

PASCO, Wash.—Moon Security Services, a full-service security company with accounts in several states in the Northwest, plans to ramp up its PERS division in the coming months, Mike Miller, vice president of the company, told Security Systems News.

UPS security officer helps deliver baby

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05/13/2013

SAN DIEGO—Juan Delgado, a transit systems security officer employed by Universal Protection Service, found himself applying his emergency training skills to help a women deliver

Security high priority for Texas community

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03/22/2013

LAKE HIGHLANDS, Texas—Residents of this community north of Dallas are beefing up home security after a rash of home invasions, according to a report from NBCDFW, a Dallas area NBC affiliate.

Nashua schools to mull $2.4m bond for security upgrades

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01/14/2013

NASHUA, N.H.—The Board of Aldermen in this city New Hampshire city will host a public hearing about bonding $2.4 million to upgrade security equipment at the city’s schools, according to a report from The Telegraph, a Nashua newspaper.

Greenwich schools beef up security after Newtown

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01/11/2013

GREENWICH, Conn.—Greenwich school officials are strengthening security following the shooting deaths of 26 children and educators in nearby Newtown last month, and they’re looking at implementing even stricter measures, according to an AP report.

Comunale says SDC deal brings known quantities inhouse

Purchase builds out footprint, more in store
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11/24/2010

HOUSTON—Tri-Ed Northern president Pat Comunale told Security Systems News that the acquisition, announced Nov. 23, of Security Data & Cable HQ, is a strategically important purchase that brings a well-known business and security executive into the Tri-Ed fold.