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Boston Marathon cameras now on connected network

Ten agencies will monitor in real time
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04/14/2014

BOSTON—Newly installed and existing cameras along the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon route April 21 will feed into a connected network that didn’t exist last year, according to news reports.

ADT goes after small business

Orbegoso: Opportunity is significant; only 50 percent of small businesses have monitored security
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04/14/2014

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT is going after small business with targeted offerings for specific vertical markets, the first of which it launched on April 10.

Genghis Grill stirs things up with new security solution

Business intelligence a big plus, CEO says
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04/14/2014

DALLAS—POS integration, 24/7 monitoring and audio capabilities are among the features of the Genghis Grill chain’s new video-based managed services and LP solution that stand out for CEO Al Bhakta.

Latest, greatest ISC West round-up from SSN, SDN

My colleagues chime in ...
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04/11/2014

LAS VEGAS—ISC West 2014 was big, and by all accounts, a successful show. Organizers reported that the event attracted more than 26,000 industry professionals and more than “1,000 exhibiting companies and brands.”

Survey: Small retailers feeling insecure

Video surveillance, more, would allay fears, they say
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04/10/2014

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Small retailers aren’t feeling too physically secure these days.

Fire alarm evacuated students in Pa. knife attacks

School security experts say shelter in place, lockdowns better options
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04/10/2014

MURRYSVILLE, Penn.—As a student armed with two 8- to 10-inch kitchen knives walked through the hallways of a high school here April 9, stabbing and slashing people as he went, someone pulled the fire alarm.

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