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Evolving Security Technology Makes Invention the ‘Mother of Necessity’

The adage used to be "necessity is the mother of invention." Nowadays in the security space, it appears the inverse is true.


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Nearly 90 security professionals gathered as the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) teed off for its 13th annual tournament April 7 at the Revere Golf Club in Las Vegas the day before ISC West. Scott Goldfine · April 07, 2016

The winners of the 21st annual SAMMY Awards were announced on Tuesday night ahead of ISC West. Find out who took home the honors across 13 categories. Stephen Sellner · April 06, 2016

The largest reported alarm defense case in history began its story on March 14, 2010 when five burglars cut their way through the roof of pharmaceutical company Eil Lilly’s warehouse and stole $60 million of Prozac, Zyprexa and other prescription drugs. Ken Kirschenbaum · April 06, 2016

The wife of a U.S. Senator waited two hours for police to get to their home after their burglar alarm sounded, prompting some Cleveland City Council members to call for hearings on the issue. Scott Goldfine · April 06, 2016

A federal jury in Florida has determined Tyco Integrated Security isn't liable for the theft of more than $60 million worth of prescription drugs from pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly's warehouse in Connecticut six years ago. Scott Goldfine · April 06, 2016

See who took home top honors in each of the 18 categories of the second annual Most Valuable Product (MVP) Awards. Stephen Sellner · April 06, 2016

Among the important announcements DMP made at its annual Owners’ Forum gathering was the introduction of OnDemand Monitoring and The Company Store. The launch of these offerings was among highlights of the manufacturer’s daylong event at the Wynn Resort the day before the ISC West. Scott Goldfine · April 05, 2016

Nortek Security & Control and Alarm.com have announced a technology integration for the launch of the new 2GIG GC3 home security and automation system. Scott Goldfine · April 05, 2016

Jensen Hughes has acquired Aon Fire Protection Engineering, a top global provider of fire protection engineering, fire code consulting and security services to commercial, industrial and government facilities through 15 office locations in North America and a significant presence in the Middle East. Scott Goldfine · April 05, 2016

Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announces that Monitronics Security, the nation's second-largest residential security provider with more than 600 authorized dealers, has approved the IQ Panel and the Qolsys line of devices for its dealer program. Scott Goldfine · April 05, 2016


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