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A growing number of organizations won't allocate new expenditures for access control unless these outlays leverage the existing infrastructure and applications. Other small- to medium-sized businesses simply don't have the resources for strong logical access unless they can add it to their current system. More

Join us in Las Vegas July 7-14 for the ALOA 2012 International Security Expo. The convention brochure is on the way. Keep an eye out for the March issue of Keynotes. It's in the bag!

SAFETECH 2012 Convention
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Due to an increase in demand, a third offering of the S&G 8500 Group 1 class has been added. Registrations are coming in fast so don't hesitate signing up. Click here to register online now.

ALOA offers year-round classes
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Get the latest in industry training at your convenience. Take a look at what the ALOA Training Center (ATC) has scheduled for March and April. More

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Go forward and move fast!
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The recent ESA Leadership Summit and Electronic Security Integrators Forum in Irving, Texas, was a good example of how to grow your company and its revenues: Examine trends and use them to constantly adjust the plan; develop best practices of operations and business; help your techs with mobile tools, GPS and other updated technologies such as net books and notebooks; develop leadership skills; and hire the right help across the board. More

A new range of high security locks with built-in alarms now offered by Locksmith Houston
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With the current economic uncertainty and ongoing economic upheaval, security has become a top priority for most residences and commercial establishments. More

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9 hot tips for small business marketing on Facebook
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With 845 million users, Facebook has become an increasingly useful tool for brands, and it's important to have a strong presence on the social network. Whether your brand is fully established or just starting out, launching a marketing campaign can seem overwhelming. But, it doesn't have to be a timely or expensive process. There are several small and simple things you can do for your brand on Facebook. In fact, some of these marketing tactics are used by the biggest brands in the world. More

How to lead your small business in tough times
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How's your small business leadership? Quality leadership is even more important during tough times. Here are some considerations for improving the leadership qualities you bring to your small business venture. More

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Police advice on lock snapping
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What is lock snapping? As the title would suggest this is where the lock cylinder is literally snapped into two by applying torque force to the cylinder. There are a number of ways and also tools to enable this to be done suffice to say that double euro cylinder lock due to their design, are inherently weak at the center. Thieves have taken advantage of this lock and devised numerous methods of snapping these types of cylinders locks in a matter of seconds and still be able to operate the lock to open the door. More

Automated key control and management systems boost electronic access control
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The increasing use of access control systems in semi-public venues such as university campuses and large hotel properties present unique challenges in security management. Industry specialists and consultants advise choosing and implementing physical security counter-measures in order to aid their management. More

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UK plans big Olympic security test in London
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Britain is planning a massive Olympics security exercise centering on a mock emergency on the London subway system — a test that evokes uncomfortable reminders of the deadliest attack on the city since World War II. More

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