USBX, Santa Monica, Calif., has issued its Mid-Year 2005 Security Industry report. The report features relevant news and commentary designed to help security dealers and systems integrators keep up with the latest developments in their industry.

Some key news in this report is about the multiple factors that are driving consolidation in the security market and that security stocks are down 7.5 percent in the first half of this year. Other news includes items about General Electric Security, Ingersoll-Rand, Assa Abloy, Diebold, Sonitrol, Clarity Partners and other companies.

Also included is mergers and acquisitions transactions. To access the report, go to

security/ Mid-Year_2005_Security_ Newsletter.pdf.