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Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
James Covert told the Barnes, Buchanan and Mallon Conference on Feb. 17 in Palm Beach, Fla., and said it is his company’s goal to be the No. 1 commercial installation company by 2008. Chicago-based investment firm GTCR Golder Rauner LLC...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
In a new survey of security managers, systems integrators and service providers, 74% of respondents say information safety on the Web, coupled with a lack of expertise in integrating physical security systems with the enterprise network, are the two highest...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
JAMES Eccleston has been appointed as business development manager for Fratech products at Inner Range. James has more than 10 years of engineering, sales and marketing experience in Europe and Australasia in the electronics and telecommunications industries with companies such...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The worldwide cellular handset market continues to grow at breakneck speed with Worldwide shipments forecast to be around 650 million shipments by year’s end, up from 500 million at the end of 2003. As the market matures an increasing number...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
"That's the basic picture in Australia at the moment – we're getting more violent," Dr Tim Prenzler, head of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University told SMH. "It's not a pretty picture." There were 145,420 violent...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Brink’s net income for 2004 was $US114.6 million, compared with $US29.4 million the year before. The company had revenues of $US4.7 billion, compared with $US4 billion in 2003. Michael Dan — chairman, president and CEO of Brink’s — called 2004...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The dividend is payable March 10, 2005, to shareowners of record at the close of business on February 18. "UTC's exceptionally strong cash flow has allowed us to increase the dividend 80 percent since 2002," said Chairman and Chief Executive...
Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
NAPCO’s net income was up 20 percent for its second quarter that ended Dec. 31 to $US872 million and has been up more than 211 percent over the past six months. “Our business strategy of reallocating our burglar and fire...
Submitted on February 16, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The Pledge is TSA’s latest demonstration of the agency’s ongoing commitment to customer service in the fulfillment of its security mandate. “TSA’s mission is to provide world class security with world class customer service,” said Rear Admiral David M. Stone,...
Submitted on February 15, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Sodium sulfide is not the sort of contraband that customs inspectors are traditionally trained to look for, but the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Commodity Identification Training program is working to stop illicit trafficking of materials and equipment needed for...
Submitted on February 14, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
VOIP is an important emerging technology that makes it possible to place telephone calls using a broadband Internet connection rather than traditional, circuit-based telephone lines. While it shows promise for lower cost and greater flexibility, VOIP has a very different...
Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Bill 88, introduced on Dec. 15, is expected to be debated and voted on by the national assembly in the coming months. Bill 88 would set up the Private Security Bureau, which would regulate alarm companies and monitoring firms, as...
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