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Flink takes over as president of Honeywell’s security and fire business

According to an official statement, Honeywell has appointed Michael Flink president of its global security and fire business in Honeywell Home and Building Technologies. He will report to Terrence Hahn in his new role.

Dormakaba closes Stanley deal

Dormakaba announced it has completed the acquisition of certain mechanical security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker. The transaction is effective Feb. 22, following satisfaction of customary closing conditions including the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. Dormakaba originally announced the acquisition last December.

U.K. research finds most children sleep through smoke alarms

Researchers in the U.K. have found children are at “risk of dying in house fires because they often remain asleep when smoke alarms sound,” according to a recent Guardian article.
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Huronia Alarm & Fire Security donates $9,500 for youth facility

Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc. will be providing the installation of a security system, multiple security cameras and lock products all free of charge to Home Horizon Transitional Housing Services, as part of the new Barbara Weider House being constructed in Collingwood, Ont. This facility will cater to homeless youth. » Learn more...

Lesson plan: where and how to install security equipment on campuses

Building a safe and secure environment for school campuses can be overwhelming when you consider what is at stake. Because of this, knowing where to begin can be the hardest part. » Read full article

Re-purposing existing coax may have a huge upside in terms of cost reduction

With competition in the video surveillance constantly heating up and projects often being awarded to those who offer the best price, many integrators are struggling to squeeze out the margin they need to survive. » Read full article

IDIS and GardaWorld announce IDIS installations across over 250 sites

IDIS and GardaWorld announced the installation rollout of IDIS video surveillance technology across multiple sites in Canada and the United States. The existing installations include more than 800 IDIS cameras and recorders, a number that will continue to grow with ongoing and planned installations in 2017, according to the companies. » Read full article
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DVR lockbox from Video Mount Products

The DVR-MB1 Mobile/Rackmount DVR Lockbox from Video Mount Products is an alternative to the company’s DVR-LB1 and DVR-LB3 DVR lockboxes. » Learn more...
Event Calendar 

Security Career Expo

Date: March 8, 2017
Location: Vaughan, ON
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AlarmNet 360 and Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services webinar

Date: March 9, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm
Location: Online
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ADI Expo

Date: March 14, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Focus On Cyber Security

Date: April 12, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Security Canada East

Date: April 26, 2017
Location: Laval, QC
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Security Summit Canada

Date: June 14-15, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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