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Stanley Black & Decker Hints at Splitting Off Its Security Business

Recent comments made by Stanley Chairman and CEO John Lundgren may indicate the company is exploring a security business spinoff to boost its share price.



Firefighters responded to a Michigan woman’s home at least seven times when complained about an odor coming from the nearby Sunoco Logistics crude oil tank farm. She was fined $2,800 by the township after authorities determined there was no hazard. SSI Staff · May 22, 2015

Japanese security firm Secom released a new security drone at the International Drone Expo that will launch when it detects an intruder, follow the person, and send video to security professionals. The device features a high-definition camera and several sensors. SSI Staff · May 22, 2015

NICE Systems' acquired cyber and intelligence business unit will be merged into Cyberbit, an Elbit Systems subsidiary, in order to consolidate the parent company's cyber activities. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

Here are three techniques security systems integrators need to keep in mind when talking to a small business owner about their physical security needs. By Bill Yesnick · May 21, 2015

DirectView Security installed a video surveillance system with more than 35 megapixel network cameras and NVRs at Kennesaw Fruit and Juice Company 40,000-square-foot facility to provide fully recorded onsite, remote, and mobile monitoring. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

Security systems integrator Idesco has partnered with video surveillance network management firm Viakoo to offer video monitoring that the companies claim will reduce video downtime and eliminate missing video. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

The city of Bellevue has signed a four-year contract with AOT Public Safety Corporation to manage a program aimed to motivate resident to better maintain their security systems to prevent false alarms. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

The New York Police Department’s new Crime Stoppers van has video screens built into the sides of it to alert citizens of crimes in the area. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

Download our free guide to the more than two dozen of the industry’s finest products that stood tallest among the 61 entered in SSI’s first Most Valuable Products (MVP) Awards competition. May 21, 2015

The Vivint Doorbell Camera, a Wi-Fi enabled smart home product, uses video analytics technology to alert homeowners to approaching visitors with customized notifications to a mobile device. SSI Staff · May 20, 2015




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