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Man Attempting to Sell Home Security Services Shoots, Kills San Antonio Homeowner

A man trying to solicit home security services at a San Antonio house shot and killed the homeowner on Saturday, according to San Antonio police.

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Demand for electronic security products in the United States is projected to rise 7% annually through 2019 to $16.2 billion, according to a Report Buyer report. Mobile monitoring will boost demand for alarms and access control systems will see strong gains as well. IP connected systems and home automation systems will promote growth as well. SSI Staff · November 24, 2015

When a school becomes safe as a result of metal detectors, is it time to get rid of them? That's the debate going around New York City schools as parents and activists say they are discriminatory toward minority neighborhoods and send a bad message. Meanwhile, other parents and school safety agents warn that the removal of metal detectors will put children and everyone else in the schools at risk. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

The approximate 46 million people traveling in the United States for Thanksgiving will see additional security measures at airports, train stations and tourist destinations. The Department of Homeland Security said there are no credible threats anywhere in the U.S. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Emergency responders from various departments worked as a team, with communication and coordination between agencies an important goal. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

According to the IT Security Risks Survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 73% of companies have been affected by internal information security incidents. The survey also found that the largest single cause of confidential data losses is by employees (42%). SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Last week’s terrorist attacks on Paris and other attacks by the Islamic State have reopened the debate on how much government surveillance is necessary to help prevent further terrorist attacks. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Video surveillance footage showed a pair of California sheriff's deputies striking a man repeatedly. The man was suspected of stealing a car and ran from police before giving up and falling to the ground, when the officers started striking him with their batons. SSI Staff · November 17, 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

New York cops will be given smartphones that enable them to receive access to 911 calls and video surveillance footage from crime scenes at the push of a button to better fight crime. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

The city of Abilene, Texas, has implemented a new ordinance aimed at reducing false alarms that consists of a series of escalating fines and required registration for security alarm systems. SSI Staff · November 13, 2015


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