In today’s weekly news round-up, SourceSecurity.com Editor Larry Anderson speaks to Vicon about “total solutions” and Vicon’s quest for a “team ecosystem approach” to manufacturing. In another Security Beat article, FST Biometrics is leveraging multiple technologies to identify people in motion, ensuring non-invasive, seamless security in a variety of environments.

In her most recent article, Washington Correspondent Vicki Contavespi speaks to Mt. Everest climber Mariusz Malkowski who was recently involved in the deadly 7.8 earthquake in Katmandu and the resulting avalanche. Part 5 of our series on Video Storage looks at how video data loss has significant consequences for any business. The latest video storage systems must offer dependable operation that doesn’t risk loss of critical data. Finally, DIY Systems are continuing to proliferate within the security industry, providing additional customers and new streams of recurring monthly revenue (RMR). Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Contributing Editor Ron Alalouff speaks to Mike Hurst, Vice Chairman of the UK Chapter of ASIS International about ethics and the security industry. Adam Shane of AMAG Technology looks at mitigating risk and achieving compliance while reducing cost in one of our latest Expert Commentary articles. In another Expert Commentary, Scott Lindley of Farpointe Data argues that long range identification is now the 3rd major contactless access control system, with an increased interest in long range reading (433 MHz technology) being seen.

In his latest Security Beat article, Larry Anderson speaks to Tyco Integrated Security about their recent break into the small business security sector. Finally, IFSEC 2015 is fast approaching and with that a number of companies are announcing their participation at the show, including Sony, ONVIF, and Cop Security. Check out our full coverage here. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Michael Fickes’ latest article looks at how company expansion into other countries with sales offices, manufacturing facilities and distribution centres can present a number of security risks. In another expert commentary, Jimmy Palatsoukas of Genetec discusses how SIP-enabled intercoms open up communication with security departments.

Over in the US, the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) is set to take place from 24th-26th June 2015. Celebrating its eighth year, ESX focuses on peer-to-peer education and strategies – with this year’s theme designed to help professionals “run, grow and maximise their businesses, as well as rethink the future.” In his latest Security Beat article, Larry Anderson explores how no one size fits all for the buying security services process.

Finally, this month will see the start of LTV’s 2-week roadshow across Germany. Join LTV in Stuttgart, Köln, Berlin and Hannover. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, representatives from LUSAX Security Informatics, part of Lund University in Sweden, take a look at the forces driving digitisation, with a particular focus on how these forces impact the physical security industry. In another Expert Commentary, Larry speaks to a number of manufacturers about video storage solutions and how the field has experienced its share of misconceptions.

Over in Germany, May 2015 will see the start of LTV’s 2-week roadshow across the country. Join LTV in Stuttgart, Köln, Berlin and Hannover. Neil Heller’s final article in the Networking Basics for Security Professionals series focuses on understanding the role of midspans to supply power. Over in the Education vertical, Honeywell, Idesco, and Isonas give their take on how technology is contributing to a holistic security approach at schools. Finally, Larry’s latest Security Beat article outlines the benefits of OnSSI’s recent acquisition of SeeTecRead more security news…

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