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A source tells SSI the security giant has not entered into a sale process although ownership is exploring a range of options, including an IPO.


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Overall, publicly traded companies across the electronic security industry experienced positive performance throughout 2014, similar to the previous year. Our annual overview of security stocks and financial health fleshes out current trends driving — and challenging — the marketplace and its practitioners. Rodney Bosch · February 04, 2015

A source tells SSI the security giant has not entered into a sale process although ownership is exploring a range of options, including an IPO. Rodney Bosch · August 06, 2014

Publically traded security firms experienced a mostly tumultuous 2012 before staging a strong stock recovery, closing the year well positioned relative to major U.S. indexes. Industry participants remain hopeful the market can hold onto its Q4 gains. January 31, 2013

Linear, a provider of access control and other security systems, will consolidate the operations of Secure Wireless Inc., a radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver manufacturer. August 26, 2012

Publicly traded security companies in 2011 suffered worse performance than reflected by major U.S. market indexes. Yet industry M&A activity grew year over year and is poised for continued growth in 2012. February 05, 2012

Economic turbulence has caused many installing security companies to take a conservative approach to M&A. A select few, however, remain active in pursuing strategic growth initiatives. Four executives explain why their businesses continue to acquire. By Rodney Bosch · February 01, 2011

Publicly traded security companies continued positive performance for the second straight year, even outperforming major U.S. market indexes. Robust M&A activity spurred growth and consolidation in 2010, with more of the same projected in the coming year. January 30, 2011

Advanced Security Koncepts, a security and patrol services company, has merged into CARE Security & Monitoring, a full service security provider based in Louisville, Ky. ... January 19, 2011

Recently in 2009, IMS Research acknowledged ioimage for the third straight year as the leading provider of intelligent video surveillance cameras and other devices, noting a 13.1-percent market share in 2008. Rodney Bosch · January 13, 2010

A long time ago, in an industry far, far away there were many kingdoms, each with happy, content people known as the customers. These kingdoms were ... January 31, 2009




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