The Security Week That Was: May 4, 2007

SIW Editor Geoff Kohl gives a weekly surveillance of news shaping your profession

More in the news
Dealer programs, acquisitions, congrats to Steve Lasky of ST&D

Arteco has a development program to train integration companies for their intelligent video systems. … Armored cash delivery company AT Systems was hit by just the kind of incident that you don't want when you provide cash-in-transit security – thieves held up a truck and walked away with close to $2 million. … The police chiefs association in Florida worked with leaders from the Alarm Association of Florida and SIAC and developed a model alarm ordinance that is very workable for the alarm industry. The policy aspires to help prevent false calls from taking valuable police response time. The ordinance includes elements like community training, enhanced call verification, equipment standards, fine structures, and permit requirements. … The board of directors at International Electronics Inc. (IEI) is recommending against a stock buy-out bid from Risco. ... Finally, a big round of applause goes out to ST&D's editor-in-chief and publisher Steve Lasky who received the IAPSC Charles A. Sennewald Distinguished Service Accolade at the International Association of Professional Security Consultants awards dinner in Jacksonville, Fla., this last Tuesday night.

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