• Bosch acquires Extreme CCTV

    Video surveillance is a growing market, and Bosch moves in by acquiring Canadian specialist in infrared illuminators

  • Emphasis shifts to analytical tools rather than building sturdier walls

    The $169 million PayPal paid for Israeli on-line security specialist Fraud Sciences is part of a larger trend in security: “Security is less a matter of keeping everyone outside the outer wall and more one of detecting them sneaking through the premises,” as one analyst put it

  • L-1 to acquire biometric access control specialist Bioscrypt

    L-1 continues its expansionthrough-acquisition campaign; the latest acquisition is Candian biometrics specialist Bioscrypt; the acquisition would give L-1 a position in both the biometric physical and logical access control spaces as well as far more exposure to the commercial market than it currently has

  • Imperial Capital to acquire USBX

    Imperial Capital has been expanding during the past two years, and now it adds considerable sector-specific depth by acquiring boutique investment firm USBX; USBX’s analysts bring with them considerable knowledge of four sectors: Security (both commercial and homeland), government IT and business services, technology, and consumer; USBX CEO John Mack to head M&A at Imperial Capital