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ISC West seminar picks

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

ISC officials boast that this year’s seminar offering is bigger and better than in year’s past. Below are some seminars that installing dealers have picked as their top selections to take in at the show.

What’s on tap for ISC West

SSN Staff  - 
02/28/2003

- "SIA and Homeland Security in the 108th Congress: Issues for the Security Industry in 2003" on March 26 at 10 a.m.

- "Reaching the Federal Market – Insight into GSA's Federal Supply Schedules Program" on March 26 at 1 p.m.

- "Understanding Federal Government Security Criteria" on March 25 at 10 a.m.

- "Homeland Security and Unconventional Weapons" on March 25 at 10:00 a.m.

- "The Use of Smart Cards in Privacy-Sensitive Secure Identification Systems" at 10 a.m. on March 26.

SIAC spins off from AIREF, to continue CARE program

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02/01/2003

VIENNA, Va. - Seeking a way to engage in legislative lobbying and a new vehicle for the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort (CARE) program, the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) has formed a separate entity which will be known as the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.

Plethora of options, innovations makes biometrics a field to watch

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02/01/2003

Even as industry observers and players point to the evolving use of biometric security technologies, the debate continues over which ones have gained or will gain the highest acceptance level and where the technology is headed.

Trevor Prout, director of marketing for the New York-based International Biometric Group, said different biometric solutions are appropriate for different applications.

First Capital inks new licensing pact

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

HOUSTON - First Capital International, a Houston-based technology company, has found a new distributor for their VIP home automation system.

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ASIS develops new guidelines and standards

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In response to what it perceives as a concerted need for standards regarding security issues in the U.

New NYBFAA head named

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

ALBANY, N.Y.

RRG not the first NBFAA program

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02/01/2003

SILVER SPRING, Md. - In its latest attempt to address members’ concerns over skyrocketing insurance, the NBFAA is forming a risk retention group (RRG) to provide affordable general liability coverage.

Public awareness, national security build case for biometrics

While the government sector has taken the lead on biometric use, the public sector has been a slower adopter
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02/01/2003

With public acceptance of biometric-related identification on the rise, and legislative attention focused on national security, players in the biometric security industry say the time is right for these systems to gain their rightful place as both logical and physical security devices.

A survey commissioned by SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, a non-profit organization and funded by the U.

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SSN News Poll November 2014

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's CEDIA Expo is a home technology trade show with products and training related to audio, video, control, security and networking—and it's growing. CEDIA says the 2014 event, held Sept. 10-13 in Denver, had more than 18,500 attendees, an increase of 3 percent, and floor space increased 14 percent for the 480 exhibitors. But is this show growing in importance for the security industry? Tell us what you think.

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