In today’s weekly news round-up, ASSA ABLOY has announced that it has acquired IdenTrust, Inc. The acquisition reinforces ASSA ABLOY’s strategic vision of being the world leader in secure authentication. In corporate news, HID Global has released its predictions for the top trends in the secure identity industry in 2014. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr Selva Selvaratnam anticipates changes in several areas including physical and logical access control, secure issuance and identity assurance.

In application news, the Egyptian National Library in Cairo has included Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control, asset management, and PowerCheck systems as part of the improvement of its existing security operations. In other corporate news, TDSi has appointed Dan England as its new National Account Manager for UK Sales. Dan’s role involves strengthening relationships with key clients and Blue Chip end users. Finally, Teleste’s video management system has been included in Sweden’s National Traffic Management System. The project has been carried out by The Swedish Transport Administration (STA), and has already won the International Road Federation’s Global Road Achievement Awards. Read more security news…