The Security Week That Was: A Recap - Aug. 19-25, 2006

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

Other Top News of the Week

ST&D magazine's editor-in-chief Steve Lasky posted an interesting report of his tour inside ADT's Aurora, Colo., monitoring facility. ... SIW columnist Bob Harris laments the fact that we're not seeing as many good technicians entering the alarm industry, and proposes some options for turning the flow around. ... Probaris landed an HSPD-12 contract with the Social Security Administration. ... Wharton/ASIS program director Mario Moussa shares an enlightening read on how a security director can exercise his or her power and influence in the corporate world. ... And a new alarm ordinance in the town of Leawood, Ks., continues to signal that enhanced call verification protocols are the way to go in the effort to reduce false dispatches.