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Northrop Grumman wins ports contract

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

MCLEAN, Va.--United States Customs and Border Protection, an agency of the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to provide border security for land ports of entry along the Southwest border with Mexico.

TAC acquires Applied Control Technology

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10/01/2006

DALLAS--Following close on the heels of a major merger with Invensys Building Systems, TAC announced on August 11 the acquisition of Applied Control Technology, a company based in Raleigh, N.C.

Chubb Security opens Chicago office

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

CHICAGO--Chubb Security, a division of UTC Fire & Security, announced in late August the opening of a new Midwest regional office here. Located in a facility owned by Carrier, another UTC company, the office will offer integration services targeting specifically the financial, retail, manufacturing and hospitality verticals.

Convergint gets SD into analytics

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10/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--As evidenced by the burgeoning Security Network's efforts, this city is increasingly focused on securing its critical infrastructure. Convergint teamed with analytics manufacturer Cernium to secure a piece of that infrastructure when it designed and installed a surveillance system for a water pumping station here this summer.

Johnson Controls secures Fla. schools

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

MILWAUKEE-- Florida's Broward County Public Schools, the nation's sixth largest school district, have hired Johnson Controls to design and install a security tracking and response system (STAR). Incorporating SISCO's FAST-PASS system provides a standard method to document and track visitors as they enter and exit school sites, helping the school district comply with the Jessica Lunsford Act, which took effect in September 2005 and set requirements to prevent sexual offenders or predators from having access to Florida public school district campuses.

Entry brings Viscount to Texas

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10/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--To begin their relationship with Viscount, Entry Technologies is installing the manufacturer's MESH entry systems and card access in two luxury condominium projects here. Entry's top brass cited Viscount's unique technology and appearance as deciding factors in choosing to represent the brand.

HSM does more with the web

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

LISLE, Ill.--HSM Electronic Protection Services announced in July the creation of eAccountManager, a new service that allows customers to access detailed, up-to-date information on the status of their installation projects, service repairs, purchasing activity and budgeting information.

Protection Bureau funds higher ed

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09/01/2006

EXTON, Pa.--The Protection Bureau, an integrator operating throughout the mid-Atlantic, has established a scholarship fund for the children of employees heading off to higher education.

Compsat travels from IT to security

Storage specialist tackles integration, video management
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09/01/2006

DETROIT--Compsat Security was founded because "We decided we needed to protect our flank," said chief executive officer Dan Glitsky. He was in the middle of working with a casino with 700 terrabytes of security data that his first company, Compsat Technology, was in the business of backing up and protecting when he decided he better "go in and architect the front end of the security solution" before a security company decided to do the back end.

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SSN News Poll February 2017

The Cloud+ conference, held in Austin, Texas, at the end of November, addressed key issues—such as concerns with cloud technologies and the cloud’s future in physical security. The cloud's place in security has been an ongoing conversation. How are you approaching the cloud?