Hotel trying to determine why locks failed
The general manager of a Denver hotel says the hotel is working with manufacturers to determine why New Year's guests were locked out of their rooms when the clock struck midnight and their room keys stopped working. More
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American Alarm takes on the Brink's robbery
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The men behind the Great Brink's Robbery of 1950 used months of training and calculation to pull off what the media of the day called "the crime of the century." But could a heist like Brink's be pulled off today, given the security technologies now commonplace at U.S. banks? More
Crime is down in the United States; do you feel safe?
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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1991 through the 2010 calendar year, crime is down in the United States. This is not to say the number of crimes committed is minimal. More
Former clerks on hand for Bockman's safecracking
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Walking into the back office of Sherwood Florist with locksmith Christopher Wells in tow, Robert J. Comenole noticed the crowd and asked, "So, is there somebody in charge of lowering expectations?" The people were gathered around a fireproof file safe, looking at it longingly with wonders of what was inside. All eyes went to Mr. Wells, the man given the task of opening it. He was asked if he'd ever performed such an undertaking. "Never with an audience," he said. More
Illinois: Video camera initiative a $45 million bust
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At the end of the day, the only thing "Project Shield" covered up was a $45 million security failure in Cook County, Ill. In a six month investigation of the initiative — which was meant to provide a wide array of video cameras to help protect citizens from terrorist attacks — the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security discovered that the equipment was malfunctioning or removed. Records and inventory associated with Project Shield were also found to be missing and mismanaged. More
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Medeco Locks' M3 Logic named 2012 Top Product by Building Operating Management Magazine
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Medeco Security Locks, an ASSA ABLOY company, announces that its M3 Logic electronic cylinder has been named a 2012 Top Product by Building Operating Management magazine. M3 Logic allows facilities managers and security professionals to add audit and scheduling to nearly any opening by simply replacing the cylinder, and with the M3Logic key, can control a combination of mechanical and electronic cylinders, integrating strength, accountability and loss and liability protection into one security solution. More
3 small business SEO tips to help harness the power of the internet
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The internet is a gold mine of opportunity for today's small business owner looking to generate more sales. Billions of dollars are exchanged each year through e-commerce and other online business sites and small businesses are accounting for a lot of that cash. More
Dropcam releases new camera, lets you chat with your robbers
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Security camera maker Dropcam released its newest camera, with new features to help you stalk your own house. Dropcam lets you monitor your home from a wall-plug-in camera that can record up to 30 days of video without running into battery issues. The flagship camera connects to the Internet via a wireless connection and stores this video in the cloud, making it accessible through a DVR player or streaming. The company, which originally employed a third party to create its cameras, has taken on the process itself now and has added ways to not only watch your house, but interact with it from afar. More
MicroPower makes surveillance truly wire-less
MicroPower Technologies, a small San Diego-based tech firm offering wireless video surveillance, has caught the eye of technology mega-firm Motorola Solutions to the tune of $6.5 million. More
Small business guide: 10 ways to stomach and survive 2012
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With the combined challenges of a waffling economy and election-year rhetoric, 2012 promises to strain small business stress meters. From a temporary extension of the payroll tax break to consequences of year-long partisan political wrangling, an exciting year lies ahead. More