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Default judgment issued against New Jersey locksmith
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The Wisconsin Department of Justice announced that it has obtained a judgment against a New Jersey-based locksmith company that allegedly engaged in deceptive advertising in the state. Prestige Business Solutions Inc., a corporation that operates a nationwide locksmith business under the name USA Locksmith, allegedly misrepresented to Wisconsin residents that it was calling a local locksmith when, in fact, the calls were going to New Jersey. More

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Texas licensed locksmith needed
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ERMC IV, LP is in need of a Texas licensed locksmith with Medeco Keymark experience. The position, located at DFW Airport will be full time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The successful applicant will provide locksmith maintenance, repair and service work. Other general maintenance services will be preformed but the locksmith duties take priority. Applicants may contact Tom Miller, Site Facilities Manager, ERMC IV, LP, 2409 E Loop 820 N, Ft. Worth, Texas, 76118, O 817.595.0478, C 214.676.0698,

Video analytics comes of age
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Since the very first so-called "video analytics" systems were introduced, the technology has experienced a number of false dawns in terms of its acceptance as a reliable and cost-effective addition to traditional video surveillance tools. Although predicted as a significant growth area in the security industry for many years, the wide adoption of analytics has not materialized for a number of reasons. More

Update your ALOA contact information in real time
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Login to the Members Only section of the ALOA website to update your contact information in real time. More

The future of bidding and quoting fire alarm systems
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Anyone who has ever reviewed bid or construction specifications for a fire alarm, CCTV, access control, security or other electrical system is already familiar with the old "16 Division Format" used by architects and engineers and published by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). The CSI was formed in 1948 and is a national association of more than 13,000 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction, according to the institute. Their primary product is the MasterFormat, which is a customizable document sold to architects, specifiers and engineers. Used to standardize the specifications for the construction of buildings and their many various systems, it is widely adopted by government agencies, architects, engineers and design-build contractors. This past May, a revised MasterFormat was released. Compared to the 16 Division format, the recent revision includes great advancements in its scope. More

Small business owners don't see themselves as cybercrime targets
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Small business owners said they do not need to spend money to secure their systems because they believe the majority of cybercrime is aimed at large companies, according to a new survey. Eighty-five percent of the 1,000 small business owners surveyed said their companies are not the main targets of cybercriminals, according to the study sponsored by Visa Inc. and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). And 54 percent of small business owners said they believe they are more prepared to secure sensitive customer and corporate data than large businesses. More

Small business marketing tips to boost holiday sales
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Higher ecommerce sales are good news for online retailers, but the question of the best way to cash in on holiday sales remains. The right small business marketing tactics used at the right time can help you gain a larger piece of the holiday pie. To help you market your way through the holiday season, spoke with several industry experts who offered the following tips to help small business ecommerce sites create successful, sales-oriented ecommerce holiday marketing plans. More

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