The Security Week That Was: A Recap - Dec. 10-16, 2005

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

On the dealer side of the fence, Security Dealer's publisher Peter Harlick filed a report and photos from the last 2005 stop of the ADI Expo Series. Check out his report here.

Also in the news:

Linear picked up more access control product lines with the acquisition of GTO, a Florida-based gate control company. Securitas Security Services made the news a bit this week, once with the announcement they were buying Black Star, a guard services company in Spain, and secondly that they had been awarded a high level of protection from liability by the DHS' U.S. Safety Act.