In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY has announced its aims to expand in the Middle East market after seeing a high demand for its wireless SMARTair™ and Aperio® products at Intersec 2015. In corporate news, Raytec has launched a new website highlighting its dedicated range of hazardous area LED lighting solutions.

Over in South Africa, Octavian Security is expecting to open its new office on 5th February in order to build relations with Africa’s most prominent businesses. The office will create 15 head office jobs in addition to a further 500 jobs for security personnel. Also in South Africa, ODSecurity have deployed their largest order of low dosage full body scanners and two SOTER RS units in seven correctional facilities. Finally, The Security Institute has awarded its Chairman’s Charity for 2015 to Help for Heroes for its comprehensive support to British servicemen and women. Read more security news…