Soft on Manufacturers, Tough on Kittens

By John Honovich, Published Mar 14, 2013, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

Finally, a security trade magazine is taking a bold stand! Unfortunately, it is in favor of felicide, justified by austerity.

UK firefighters saved the life of a stray kitten that got stuck inside a car in the freezing cold. While a local newspaper ran this feel good story, a UK security trade publication, IFSEC Global, scrutinized it, saying "I'm sorry, two and a half hours!? Is this really an acceptable use of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service's time amid a national picture of huge budget cuts to fire services?"

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Comments (4)

They have also been trying to make a forum based format but have not executed it well in my opinion, and this article "why self-monitored home alarm systems don't work" is ripe for a Honovich analysis, it's is full of holes as an argument and I'm suprised it hasn't been ripped apart by anyone yet...

It's not really much of an argument. It's more of a "Here's one case where a service had an issue, ergo it doesn't work in general."

I also saw that home alarm system article, I pretty much eyerolled my way through it. It's especially misleading that they list the author as "founder of Zeecure.com", but fail to mention he also works for Sonitrol of Southern Ontario. Couldn't possibly be biased!

They are the gift that keeps giving. Now they have an advertorial that they try as hard as they can to hide with the text 'advertorial' either in light grey text or out of the way in the upper right hand corner. Stay classy, IFSEC!

It's especially funny that the title and opening completely misdirect what's essentially a long ad. See the advertorial Lowering Risk in CCTV Design.

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