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Oracle Surveillance now Securityhunter

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2006

BALTIMORE--After a protracted legal battle with the similarly named Oracle software house, systems integrator Oracle Surveillance has changed its name to Securityhunter. Chief executive officer Michael Rogers, who founded the company in 1988, said he couldn't discuss details of a settlement that left both sides happy, but did say that Oracle "were generous people.

Patience pays off

Henry Bros. CEO sees growth as validation
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05/01/2006

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.

Securitas splits into four

Three new companies include integrator Securitas Systems
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04/01/2006

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--In a move hailed by stock analysts, Swedish security firm Securitas AB has announced plans to spin-off three independent companies, with separate boards, management and stock listings: Securitas Systems, focusing on systems integration in Europe and North America; Securitas Direct, an alarm company serving the European market; and Loomis Cash Handling, which operates in Europe and North America.
An excited Securitas Systems chief operating officer Marty Guay said the move made sense because "we have sufficient maturity in our management team and business controls that we're prepared to stand alone--and the market agrees with us.

Wildfire aims to secure 230 Arizona schools

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

TUSCON, Ariz.--Ken Ross, owner of the four-employee Wildfire Security, has a civic-minded plan that may lead to $8.

GlobalOptions Group goes with name recognition

Risk management and intelligence firm purchases SafirRosetti and James Lee Witt Associates
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04/01/2006

NEW YORK--Domestic and international risk-management services provider GlobalOptions Group announced in February an agreement to acquire SafirRosetti, a security, investigative and intelligence firm, for $13 million in cash and stock and the assumption of certain liabilities.
This follows close on the heels of GlobalOptions' buy of James Lee Witt Associates, an emergency management firm.

Henry Bros. reports record results

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.

Go big red

Ingersoll Rand loses the hyphen, compresses market-facing brands to attack security market
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04/01/2006

HAMILTON, Bermuda--As a company with more than 100 years of history, Ingersoll Rand has a brand that is recognizable and trusted. Now, the company will attempt to better trade on that brand in the security space, focusing around Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies as its integration face and Schlage as its hardware face to the market.

New trade group: FSPi

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04/01/2006

MASSILLON, Ohio--Financial Solutions Providers International, or FSPi, is the newest player on the trade association front looking to attract members of the security industry. Members will be those who are solution providers to the financial marketplace, be they software manufacturers, packaging providers or hardware developers.

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