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The Secret Service Could Learn From Alarm and Security Professionals

Following the recent White House breach, aggressive and sweeping changes need to be implemented at the White House now. Here's why the Secret Service should subscribe to many of the proven practices security…


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In years past alarm technicians operated under the assumption that combination burglar/fire alarm panels were not allowed on commercial fire jobs. One reason is that many ... November 30, 2008

SSI Staff · September 30, 2008

SSI Staff · September 30, 2008

In any type of commercial setting it is essential to have a functional and reliable intrusion system to ensure the security of employees, customers, business assets and overall investments. The integration of such systems is facing greater challenges as ... March 31, 2008

To safeguard a security system from an intruder’s effort to defeat or circumvent an alarm, security contractors should be thinking about innovative ways to prevent such an action before it ever occurs. Have you ever thought about integrating “decoy” equipment into your security system design? What, if any, impact do diversionary installation tactics provide to ... Jeff Zwirn · February 29, 2008

Some things just shouldn't move, or at least not very far.

The fact is that company assets such as expensive equipment and home valuables like flat-screen televisions make attractive targets for ambitious thieves. December 31, 2007

Intrusion detection has come a long way since the days of trip-wire activated burglar alarms. Sensors are now “smarter” and can accurately recognize threats while avoiding changes in the environment and minimizing false alarms. With cities throughout the United States opting to incorporate verified response legislation, accuracy of intrusion sensors is paramount. New wireless designs, mesh capabilities and ... December 31, 2007




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