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Diebold Unit Bought by Securitas to ‘Accelerate Our Transformation’ into Self-Service Industry

Electronic security business Diebold has been bought by Sweden’s Securitas for $350 million. Diebold offers a full portfolio of intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access control and systems integration…

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Guardian Burglar Alarm, which serves the greater Detroit area, offered to help the house of worship after a burglar snatched hundreds of dollars. SSI Staff · November 18, 2015

Shiver Security Systems announced the grand opening of its new headquarters in Springboro, Ohio. Shiver’s services include sales and design as well as installation, support and monitoring. Products include systems for audio intrusion detection, access control, CCTV, fire detection, monitoring and more. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Bates Security announced on Tuesday it has acquired Kentucky Alarm Services from Ken and Sandy Duff. Bates Security described the acquisition as a “perfect match” as both family-owned companies are based in Lexington, Ky. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Stan Martin assumes the Outreach Committee post with the NSA ready to “contribute to our shared mission of protecting the public,” he says. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

The president and CEO of the wholesale distributor ends 40 years of being clean-shaven to support the charitable effort, Movember Foundation. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

The company exceeds 25,000 IP-based systems and edge devices across 125 brands. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

In this sneak peek of survey results from the latest SSI Installation Business Report, installing security contractors report positive business results that truly make this a time for thanksgiving. Rodney Bosch · November 17, 2015

Stanley Security says it will continue to operate the wholesale monitoring provider independently as it launches new marketing initiatives and other programs to help dealers grow. Rodney Bosch · November 16, 2015

Dunbar formally unveiled its Dunbar Security Solutions division, a 360° managed security service for cyber and physical threats, marked by the opening of Dunbar’s state-of-the-art Security Operations Center (SOC) in Hunt Valley, Md. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

When it comes to alarm systems, the terms "free" and "state-of-the-art" are mutually exclusive. Security dealers and customers alike should beware of systems marketed as such. By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 16, 2015


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