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Wi-Fi network opens town up to a future of security opportunities

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10/01/2004

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - What is being billed as the first entire city to go Wi-Fi is up and running - offering up new security options as the program’s geographic reach expands.

County sheriff ropes Iris for badging update

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

SAN DIEGO - The Fairfax County Sheriff’s office has selected Iris Companies to update the office’s photo badging solution with the IWS EPI Suite photo ID software by ImageWare.

When the project is complete, the office will be able to produce a variety of secure identification cards for authorized personnel such as civilian officers, court employees, reserve deputies, jail volunteers and other authorized county officials.

ISC East coinciding with election time not creating much concern

Event officials said November dates are a one-time deal and event will return to August dates next year
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10/01/2004

NEW YORK - The dates for this year’s ISC East show may raise some eyebrows, but officials organizing the event said concerns from the industry have been minimal.

ISC East’s opening day is Nov.

Certification for systems integrators is heading this way

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10/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Security Industry Association is working on a certification program for people who integrate security systems.

Security moves to the head of the class with educational offerings

But despite the growing selection, some are slow to jump on the learning bandwagon
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10/01/2004

Every industry struggles with employment and, specifically, finding qualified and reliable people to fill open slots. The security industry seems to especially suffer from this - mostly because it is not a career path many follow from an education perspective.

Fargo named fast growing organization

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Card printer manufacturer Fargo Electronics has been named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Fortune Small Business Magazine.

ISC East and ASIS offer variety of training programs

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

NEW YORK - A new program will be vying for attendees’ attention at ISC East 2004 - the ISC East Manufacturer Training Program.

The program, new to the conference and tradeshow this year, allows dealers and integrators the opportunity to learn about certain manufacturers’ products and services.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Bethany, Conn.

Effective July 1, Bethany Resident State Troopers began enforcing the town’s ordinance regarding false alarms.

The fall conference season kicks off

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Back-to-back conferences: ASIS International in Dallas and ISC in New York City
It’s that time of year again. This year’s fall conferences are just around the corner.

AUTOMATION

Building automation’s lead in open systems presents options
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09/01/2004

It’s about facilitating communication via open platforms

As more security systems become integrated with building automation, the call for open systems grows louder.

Most modern systems are using fairly common communications technologies, said Steve Thompson, director of marketing, fire and security at Johnson Controls.

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