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Mack optimistic on M&A market

Security Growth Conference showcases diverse new technologies
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04/01/2006

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--In early March, more than 200 representatives of the security industry and investment community convened at the day-and-one-half Security Growth Conference to learn about and discuss the current climate and trends in the security industry.

Physical, IT consultants team up

Bordes Group partners with Information Security Consultants
SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

ORLANDO, Fla.--Roy Bordes has been in physical security consulting for more than 25 years, but just in the past year has his Bordes Group started entering into strategic partnerships with other consulting groups.

Convergence the buzz at Security Growth

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04/01/2006

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Although the 51 companies that presented at Security Growth Conference this year represent various sectors of the market, a common thread was new technologies being fueled by convergence.

Pennsylvanians oppose NBFAA name change

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04/01/2006

EXTON, Penn.--In the weeks leading up to the announcement--expected at the opening of ISC West--of whether or not the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association would change its name to the Electronic Life Safety and Systems Association, at least one industry veteran campaigned to defeat the move.

SAIC's Tubbs not yet sold on IP

At TechSec, keynote says he'll only employ proven IP technology
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04/01/2006

SAVANNAH, Ga.--Opening the second annual TechSec Solutions conference in Savannah, Ga.

It's the products, stupid!

Survey of industry types shows ISC is all about the new toys
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04/01/2006

LAS VEGAS--The socializing, networking, deal making and classes are all important components, but what ISC West attendees really want to do is check out the products, according to a survey conducted by Security Systems News.
Seventy-two percent of respondents said the products are the main reason they attend the show.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

Hayward, Calif.
In a unanimous vote, the city council approved increasing false alarm penalties and establishing a new registration system for alarm users.

Mallon eyes surge in security stocks

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--As part of his opening remarks at the 11th annual Barnes, Buchanan & Mallon Conference in early February, Jack Mallon noted the Viisage acquisition of Identix for $770 million.

Alamo Alarm owner on trial for murder

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

STOCKTON, Calif.--Paul Alamo, owner of Alamo Alarm living in Stockton, Calif.

Security tax credit bill opens doors for installers

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03/01/2006

IRVING, Texas-- Security at pesticide and fertilizer storage and manufacturer facilities could increase if a security tax credit bill now before the Senate Finance Committee gains approval.
The federal legislation, known as The Agricultural Business Tax Credit Act of 2005, would provide eligible agricultural businesses with a tax credit equal to 30 percent of the cost to implement security measures, up to $100,000 per facility.

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