Learn how the Georgia Tech Police Department deployed a web-based physical access control system (PACS) to manage facility access from any web browser, partition role-based access privileges by building, synchronize with campus-wide identity management systems and reduce total cost of ownership.

In today’s weekly news round-up, our latest Round Table discussion looks at when is it safe to use video systems for corporate networks, reflecting on new IT trends and updates which impact sharing networks. On the topic of business improvements, Michael Fickes’ latest article looks at how to utilise intelligence analysts in order to avoid regional risks. In part seven of the video analytics series, Larry Anderson looks at how smart thermal cameras accurately detect people in variable lighting conditions. Finally, Vicki Contavespi takes a closer look at the CIP-014-1 standard, which became effective on the Federal Register in January 2015. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Delta Scientific recently unveiled its range of anti-terrorism barriers and bollards at its Palmdale home office. 100 security professionals, integrators and contractors were given an insight into Delta’s vehicle access control equipment. In part seven of the video analytics series, Larry Anderson looks at how smart thermal cameras accurately detect people in variable lighting conditions. In the lead up to ISC WestTyco has announced the InnovationWorks program, aimed to help innovators and entrepreneurs bring new and dynamic ideas to the marketplace.

In application news, Zwipe can now offer its customers biometric authorisation thanks to its partnership with the aptiq Alliance program, a collaborative group of global companies that support Allegion’s aptiq smart card technology to create an eco-friendly, secure solution. As spring 2015 approaches, Farsight reflects on last year’s security breach statistics, which revealed the number of incidents was 46% higher in spring compared to winter. Finally, Global Security Asia announced a successful turnout with over 5,000 visitors, addressing key issues surrounding the ISIS threat to the region. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, the latest annual Centre for Retail Research (CRR) survey into the use of CCTV in retail revealed that 31% of retailers (in northern Europe) cite the integration with business intelligence as the main driver for network IP, highlighting the shift from analogue to IP-based cameras. In corporate news, Wavestore has appointed James Smith as Marketing Director. He brings 20 years’ security industry experience to the role.

Over in Africa, SecProTec 2015, the leading trade show in the region has partnered with intersec to provide access to the East African market, strengthening Homeland Security, Policing, and Information Security sectors. CeBIT 2015 opened its doors on Monday, with QNAP Systems showcasing its new NAS models and a wide range of HDDs and SDDs. Finally, Cobham has confirmed its sponsorship of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, supplying a range of IP, wireless and satellite communications on the first three legs of the competition. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, our latest Round Table discussion looks at when is it safe to use video systems for corporate networks, reflecting on new IT trends and updates which impact sharing networks. On the topic of business improvements, Michael Fickes’ latest article looks at how to utilise experts in order to avoid regional risks.

Over in the US, Vicki Contavespi takes a closer look at the CIP-014-1 standard, which became effective on the Federal Register in January 2015. Part 4 of Randy Southerland’s series on Veterans in security looks at how security employers are recognising military veterans for their characteristics, complimenting the skills required for the industry. Finally, Axis IP video solutions have successfully prevented over 200 businesses from criminal activity at Clacksfirst Business Improvement District in Scotland. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Part 7 of Larry Anderson’s transportation series looks at how effective key management is essential for the industry. Neil Heller presents the 60 Watt dilemma in the next chapter of his Networking Basics series. On the topic of cloud-based systems, Larry Anderon’s latest Security Beat article discusses the current challenges facing security data and the future in protecting the marketplace.

In application news, SALTO has secured a London-based medical centre by installing electronic access control doors fitted with offline networked handle sets. With ISC West 2015 just weeks away, Deborah O’Mara speaks to leading integrator Securadyne Systems and gets their perspective on how the show benefits them. Finally, Urmet has been chosen to install its 2-Wire system at a Victorian restoration project in Kent. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, our latest Round Table discusses whether the recruitment of security managers is traditionally from military and law enforcement backgrounds or whether the industry is becoming more dynamic in its recruitment. Larry Anderson’s latest Security Beat article focuses on the 10th anniversary of Milestone’s Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS), which took place between February 24th-25th in Las Vegas. The event saw its largest turnout, with 463 participants including manufacturers, integrators and experts from the security industry.

On the topic of physical security, Deborah O’Mara focuses on the transition from closed systems to a more open solution, allowing total integration. In application news, Oncam has unveiled its 360-degree surveillance platform at IBS-Mapei in Dubai. Finally, Salto’s RFID access control system is helping secure 378 en-suite student bedrooms at Spring Mews. Salto’s advanced contactless access control technology is used throughout the site to control security. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, End User Correspondent Michael Fickes discusses how schools should make more effort to use visitor management technology to enhance the level of safety. On the topic of video analytics, Larry Anderson addresses false alarms that occur, despite attempts to eliminate the issue. The upcoming ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition has announced Dr Thomas de Maizière as the keynote speaker, introducing the subject of economic security architecture in Germany.

Over in the Far East, Hikvision has entered a partnership with Agent Video Intelligence, allowing the embedded component to run across Hikvision cameras. Over in Germany, Vanderbilt has appointed Jürgen Schnöbel as its Chief Financial Officer, overseeing financial management from its new headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany. Finally, the Security Solution division of Samsung Techwin Europe has appointed Dan England as its Partner Manager, working with its Application Partners and VMS developers. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Deborah O’Mara looks at the move towards open solutions in the security industry and the growing importance of interoperability. Ahead of PSIA’s demo on Physical-Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) at the upcoming ISC West 2015 tradeshow, Deborah also gets a breakdown of the event from  PSIA executive director David Bunzel. In London, Salto’s RFID access control system is helping secure 378 en-suite student bedrooms at Spring Mews. Salto’s advanced contactless access control technology  is used throughout the site to control security.

In corporate news, NEXT Biometrics Group ASA announced that after 3 months of integration work and preparation, its first Tier 1 Design-Win client company has decided to implement NEXT fingerprint sensors in two more of its product models. Also in biometric news, Security Systems Technology Ltd (SST) have implemented palm-vein biometric authentication by Fujitsu (PalmSecure) for Hiscox London Market, a division of the Bermuda-based insurer that underwrites international businesses via Lloyd’s of London. Finally, Avaya and Pelco will be hosting the second Smart Technology event which will take place on 12th March 2015. It will feature industry experts such as Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner for England and Wales, who will present the latest information about integrating security and networking technologies. To register to attend please contact Susan.Howes@schneider-electric.com. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, 3xLOGIC announced yesterday that it had acquired the product line of infinias. Larry Anderson’s latest Security Beat article looks at the acquisition, particularly in relation to innovation and what this means for 3xLOGIC. Deborah O’Mara looks at the relationship between home automation and security in her latest article.

In application news, Oncam Grandeye’s 360-degree surveillance platform has been deployed by IBS-Mapei in Dubai to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations. In events news, ISC West 2015 will see Fluidmesh present on the Internet of Things (IoT), with a focus on the possibilities of the present and future of IoT. Over at the World ATM Congress 2015 which opens next week in Madrid, Airbus Defence and Space will present new product features including its next generation airport surveillance radar with enhanced detection capabilities. Finally, a Matrix Gateway solution has been installed at 60+ branch offices of the renowned bank of Zimbabwe. Read more security news… 

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In today’s weekly news round-up, our Expert Panel looks at the benefits and ways to improve security training among end users and integrators, emphasising how valuable training is to create competent and knowledgeable professionals. In part six of our video analytics series, Larry looks at how cost effective thermal cameras and video analytics are becoming suitable for non-military customers.

In application news, VIVOTEK has successfully installed their surveillance solutions at German Hypermarket EDEKA Voth. In events news, ASSA ABLOY is demonstrating its new mobile platform Seos at the Mobile World Congress, which closes today in Barcelona. Finally, 3xLOGIC has acquired the access control product lines of infinias Inc., subsequently aiming to offer a fully integrated scalable video and EAC cloud solution for small to mid-sized businesses. Read more security news…

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