The security week that was: 05/21/10

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession

Art is still a prime target for high-level thieves. This week saw Picasso and Matisse paintings stolen from a Paris museum which reportedly didn't have its security system working! ... Having trouble finding the phone line when connecting your subscribers' alarm systems? That's because around 25 percent of U.S. households only use cell phones today. Goodbye POTS! ... We plugged the ESX show earlier in this report, but want to point you to some positive industry statistics regarding market growth that show promoters released this week. Some 61 percent of the channel companies they surveyed said market conditions for 2010 were better than 2009.