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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.

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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.

Key figures in Sept. 11 tragedy to keynote

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Guiliani and Picciotto will take center stage at ASIS and ISC East
Two recognized figures from the days of Sept. 11 will be delivering keynote speeches at this fall’s conferences.

AUTOMATION

Security opps abound with building management
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09/01/2004

Integrating components allows for streamlined operations and greater efficiencies of security with other systems

The possibilities seem to be infinite and the benefits tangible.

By integrating the security components of a building, such as CCTV, access control and the like with the basic building management controls, companies can streamline their operations and mine data to make the building safer and more efficient to run.

Florida attorney general nixes disclosure of alarm owner list

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08/01/2004

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Although the advisory legal opinion issued by the Florida attorney general says the names and addresses of security system owners are confidential and not required to be disclosed upon request, the opinion is not law and does not prevent future challenges in court.

Core focus: FSS returns to its financial sector roots

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08/01/2004

DALLAS - It’s all about getting back to basics.

Financial Security Services, a provider of financial services to the security industry that dabbled in a number of different industry sectors, has returned the company’s focus back to its specialty - offering financial services.

Colby takes over president post

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association’s newly elected president took office July 1, with Scot Colby replacing Cecil Hogan in this position.

Photo, biometrics use is in the cards

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08/01/2004

As visitor management system technology advances, many believe the focus will be on adding photographs.

Although not widely used now, Joe Wright, director of marketing for Fargo Electronics, said today’s visitor management software allows companies to scan driver’s licenses, passports or ID cards and incorporate these images into visitor badges.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?