The security week that was: 04/22/11 (protecting mass transit)

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession


Three students were injured at a Texas elementary school this week after a loaded gun fell out of the pocket of 6-year-old boy during lunch… The Security Industry Association announced that CEO Richard Chace has resigned from the organization. SIA’s executive committee is searching for his replacement… The Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC) and Electronic Security Association (ESA) are watching several bills closely in Congress that could lead to the auction of radio spectrum used by the industry. … Morpho Detection is looking to bolster its position in the homeland security market as the company announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Syagen Technology.