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Tim Russert to keynote at National Summit on Security

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

WASHINGTON - The National Summit on Security announces that Tim Russert has accepted its invitation to keynote at the upcoming National Summit on Security on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Washington Convention Center.

There’s still room for sophisticated hardware in a software-savvy world

Despite technology, demand for ‘strong locks’ high
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08/01/2003

High-security locking systems, made up of the toughest bolts and impossible to pick or drill mechanisms, are still garnering a lot of attention among those seeking security solutions.

But even with the advances and options offered by electronics-based systems and access control, sometimes a strong lock is just what people are looking for, said Mike Groves, vice president at Federal Lock & Safe, Arlington, Va.

Jim Spencer, industry veteran, passes away at 61

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Security industry veteran Jim Spencer, known as a mentor and coach to many, passed away July 11 at the age of 61.

The fall conference season kicks-off

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

Back-to-back conferences include the ASIS International event in New Orleans and National Summit on Security in Washington

This year’s fall conferences are expected to be exciting events, both in the interest drawn from attending and exhibiting security companies and the opportunities to meet new people.

For the first time, Security Systems News has put together a combined ASIS International and National Summit on Security pre-show issue.

Strategic Vista names Katz to head Digimerge

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

TORONTO, Ontario - Strategic Vista International Inc. has appointed Len Katz as president and chief operating officer of its Digimerge Technologies Inc.

The right response

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

Sonitrol central aids police in foiling burglary attempt

HIALEAH, Fla. - A monitored Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale system installed at South Florida tobacco retailer Tobacco King alerted police to three burglars attempting to break into the store through the roof.

Primary Image changes name

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

ORLANDO, Fla. - Last month, Primary Image, a developer of digital video recorders, changed its name to PI Vision Inc.

Weapons, war experts highlight ASIS International sessions

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

NEW ORLEANS - Terrorism, war and the costs of both on the United States and the world will be explored in two keynote addresses to be held at this year’ ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits, held Sept. 15 to 18 at the Ernest N.

Court OKs lawsuit against firm

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

MUNCIE, Ind. - Nearly six years after a liquor store clerk was abducted and killed, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that his family can file a lawsuit against Tri-Etch Inc.

The right response

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

Technician solves baby problem

DENVER - An alarm technician was able to calm an angry customer and solve a strange problem with the customer’s Concord Pro 6000 alarm panel after determining that the customer’s 16-month-old baby was unintentionally arming the home alarm system.

The customer had called Rocky Mountain Alarms here to complain that the alarm system was apparently arming itself and would sound an alarm when the homeowner opened a door when the system was supposed to be disarmed.

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