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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.



A home security camera captured a school bus dragging a 7-year-old girl the length of a football field after her backpack became caught in the bus door. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

ADT has refreshed its reward program to offer a $5,000 reward to a wider audience to help stop the fraud plaguing the electronic security industry. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

Security giant ADT has formed alliances with LG Electronics to develop and all-in-one smart security devices and Google’s Nest to integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat into ADT’s Pulse platform. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

Security industry veteran Frank DeFina will serve as Hikvision USA's senior director of strategic sales. The announcement comes less than a year after he joined Sightlogix as executive vice president of sales and marketing. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

A salesperson for ASC Security USA, an authorized ADT dealer, has been accused of sexually assaulting a female customer in Bakersfield, Calif. SSI Staff · May 16, 2015

The Key West Historic Seaport will spend $154,000 to upgrade an outdated video surveillance system. SSI Staff · May 15, 2015

Door-to-door salespeople will be out in full force this summer, aggressively pursuing your clients and prospects to the tune of more than 250,000 security and home automation sales for the season. What is your security firm going to do about it? Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2015

The Fire Safety Issue: NFPA Chicago Show Edition May 14, 2015

Leading home automation provider Control4 has been authorized by its board to repurchase up to $20 million in CTRL stock, which is trading at an all-time low. Julie Jacobson · May 14, 2015

A report by the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general states that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has compromised the safety of airline passengers by not properly managing the maintenance of airport screening equipment. SSI Staff · May 13, 2015




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