WASHINGTON—There’s no doubt that the government shutdown has affected the security industry, and the best outcome at this juncture would be a long-term continuing resolution, Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association told Security Director News.
WASHINGTON—There’s no doubt that the government shutdown has affected the security industry and the best outcome at this juncture would be a long-term continuing resolution, Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association told Security Systems News.
WASHINGTON—The fiscal cliff has been averted. But the vertigo it induced is still being felt on Capitol Hill, with school security thrown into the budget mix as the 113th Congress got down to business in January.
ORRVILLE, Ohio—The Will-Burt Company, a manufacturer of telescoping mast and tower solutions for surveillance, has acquired LINX Security Solutions, an access control line, according to a company statement.
MARSHALL, Va.—Security technology provider Silent Partner Security, which typically provides access control and camera systems, has won a contract to consolidate security systems for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to an ExecutiveBiz report.
WASHINGTON—As 2012 draws to a close, security industry interests on Capitol Hill are focused squarely on a source of increasing financial anxiety: the fiscal cliff, and what a plunge off it on Jan. 1 might mean for companies and customers nationwide.
YARMOUTH, Maine—Summer is over, the political conventions are a memory and Congress is back in session. Pressure is building on Capitol Hill about how to fund the federal government through March 2013, with items of great interest to the security industry hanging in the balance.
YARMOUTH, Maine—With Congress in recess in mid-August, security industry watchdogs geared up for two big events outside the Beltway: the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this week, and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 4-6.
YARMOUTH, Maine—The federal government’s intelligence community needs to do a better job of sharing intelligence information with the country’s critical infrastructure sector, according to a recent report from the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.