In today’s news round-up, our Expert Panel discusses opportunities to maximise the benefits of using common technologies in the marketplace in our latest Round Table discussion. In events news, Milestone Systems showcased its XProtect portfolio and Husky network video recorders at Intersec 2015, after announcing its intentions to expand in the Middle East and African regions.

Focusing on hospital security, our End User Correspondent Michael Fickes reviews the basics of protection in the event of mass shootings. In light of the rising use of access control in schools, our correspondent Deborah O’Mara explores how schools are improving their security installations to cope with potential threats. Finally, ASIS has announced Axel Petri as a keynote speaker for the 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more security news…