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An investment from growth equity investor Summit Partners will help Central Security Group Inc., a provider of security alarm monitoring services, to expand its dealer network and grow its subscriber base ... October 31, 2010

Having suffered a multitude of setbacks, the residential security sector has been down but by no means is out. SSI's 2010 Residential Market Report featuring insight from Parks Associates tells how to heal and rebuild that business. October 31, 2010

Midland County Jail in central Michigan is outfitted with an IP-based security solution that integrates multiple systems, including megapixel video surveillance, guard tour and intercom. The project is among the state’s first installations at a correctional facility to utilize an all-networked solution. October 31, 2010

Global shrink retreated 5.6 percent during the most recent 12-month period, according to the 4th annual Global Retail Theft Barometer, reversing last year's spike in shrink rates in every geographic market. October 31, 2010

The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010, signed by President Obama on Sept. 27, provides $12 billion in tax cuts and creates a $30 billion fund for community banks to increase lending to small companies. By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2010

With the recession waning, albeit stubbornly slow, opportunities in the home automation and entertainment market are reemerging. Installing security pros, with the right know-how, are uniquely positioned to fulfill customer desires for new or upgraded systems. October 31, 2010

Whether it is a financial institution, a retail store or any commercial building, the story is the same: security budgets are tight and customers have a short time-frame to install and update their security systems. October 31, 2010

While getting out to major industry events is usually an energizing experience, the consensus at this year's recent ASIS expo in Dallas was particularly invigorating. To some extent, it may be more of a collective relief that the security industry and most of its practitioners have withstood one of the harshest economic periods in modern times and that the worst of it is behind us ... Scott Goldfine · October 28, 2010

Financiers Timothy McGinn and David Smith, who had their business and personal assets frozen in April after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged them with running a ... October 27, 2010

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has selected Apollo Video Technology's RoadRunner MRH DVR and back-end management software for its fleet of transit vehicles ... October 27, 2010


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