Funding boom shows power of tech startups, raises concerns

...continue without any sharp drop in 2015, however.Commercial software companies, especially those that offer cyber-security services and tools for analyzing large amounts of data, are expected to be big draws in the coming year, along with biotech...

Business briefs

Area security company honored Bowman Security Systems' parent company, Electronic Security Services Co., has been named "Dealer of the Year" by First Alert, international manufacturer of residential electronic safety products...

Augusta secruity firm sold to California company

Regent Security Services Inc., an Augusta-based security company with five offices in the Southeast, was acquired by Universal Protection Service earlier...

Business briefs: Security company garners acclaim

Security Distributing & Marketing, a leading publication for the security services industry, has ranked Electric Security Services Company L.P. among the Top 40 electronic security alarm firms in the nation. The company...

FTC fines telemarketers

...Craftmatic Industries and ADT Security Services -- accused of calling people...Company, Alarm King, Direct Security Services and Guardian Communications...dealers, Alarm King and Direct Security Services, were accused of directly marketing...


...surprise that workplace violence is the No. 1 security threat to businesses. According to a survey by Pinkerton, a security services company, workplace violence not only topped the list for the second year in a row, it also scored 10 percent higher...

Security employee files suit

...Stanley Vance, who sued with his wife, Donna, in Aiken County Court of Common Pleas, was employed by Regent Security Services Inc., a company under contract to provide Phelon's security. Mr. Vance supervised other Regent Security employees...

Help for battered women a button away

...North Augusta, Grovetown, Columbia County, Fort Gordon, Blythe and Hephzibah are assisting a project of ADT Security services. It will install security systems and emergency necklace pendants in the residences of abused women in the Augusta...

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Phelon families take suit to court

...protected the plant's employees. Two of the three who survived and families of the four who were killed say Regent Security Services knew of Mr. Wise's potential for violence but did nothing to prevent him from entering the plant. Regent Security...

Citigroup to exit 11 markets in restructuring

...discovered $15 million in fraud following an investigation into the bank's Banamex unit.The fraud came from personal security services that were provided to individuals outside the bank. The bank said it will use its internal security division going...