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SST vet starts head-hunting firm

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01/01/2007

NEWTOWN, Pa.--Coming directly from his role as co-founder and president of the global accounts division at integrator SST, John Nemerofsky has launched Total Search Solutions, an executive search firm concentrating on the security industry.

Securing New Ground highlights business opportunities

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01/01/2007

NEW YORK--Here at the Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, 245 of the security industry's power brokers convened at Securing New Ground Nov. 15 and 16 to talk shop and discuss the future of the business of security, whether in high-technology homeland security applications or old-fashioned residential alarm monitoring.

TechSec 2007 keynote, ed program announced

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12/01/2006

DALLAS--Dave Tyson will kick off TechSec Solutions 2007 as the event's keynote speaker, in Dallas, Feb. 27.

Alarm ordinance watch

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12/01/2006

Windsor Locks, Conn.

Town selectmen here are discussing a change to the false alarm ordinance, after Police Chief John Suchocki reported responding to 355 alarms between Jan.

Gov. Watch

Wait and see on sprinkler act in D.C.
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12/01/2006

As Security Systems News was going to press just before the Nov. 8 election, activity on legislation in Congress had slowed considerably.

ISC exceeds many expectations

Co-location with InfoSecurity produces mixed results
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12/01/2006

NEW YORK--The conventional wisdom leading up to this year's ISC East show, held in the last week of October on the second floor of the Jacob Javits Convention Center here, seemed to indicate an increasingly irrelevant trade show, overshadowed by its Las Vegas sister show, ISC West. However, most exhibitors reported a better than expected experience.

Jewelry thief caught red-fingered

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12/01/2006

PORTLAND, Maine--A suspected jewelry thief was arrested on Oct. 14, less than a month after stealing a $12,000 diamond ring from an antiques store here, thanks to a security system recently upgraded by local alarm dealer TL Communications.

Feds give nod to NBFAA apprentice program

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12/01/2006

NEW YORK--With a Department of Labor stamp of approval in hand, National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association president George Gunning announced here at ISC East that the trade association has cleared the first hurdle toward establishing a national apprenticeship program that will enable the industry to recruit, train and retain the very best technicians from a competitive labor pool.
Specifically, Gunning announced Oct.

When is the right time to exit?

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12/01/2006

The number one question I get asked in speaking with company owners is, "When is the right time to sell my business?"
There is a great deal of emotion that goes into selling a business. In terms of stress, it has been rated right up there with divorce and the death of a loved one.

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SSN News Poll November 2017

In the past month Hurricane Harvey has struck Texas and Hurricane Irma has greatly impacted Florida. As companies that provide life safety, peace of mind and security, how do you prepare for large natural disasters?