In today’s news round-up, Genetec has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ASSA ABLOY. The companies will offer streamlined integration of Genetec’s intelligent IP door controller with electronic locks from ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin and SARGENT. In corporate news, IDIS has appointed Greg Kulesza as its new Technical Manager to support the growing number of DirectIP customers and partners. Greg will oversee the recently established IDIS demo and training centre, which is already hosting regular DirectIP training programmes.

In other corporate news, Morpho is to provide INTERPOL with a range of innovative biometric solutions and other technical support to enhance global security. As part of the five year partnership agreement, Morpho’s cutting-edge facial recognition technology will be supplied to INTERPOL as a criminal identification tool. In events news, Clarion Events has appointed Singleton PR to take charge of public relations for Counter Terror Expo 2014. The event, which takes place in April at London’s Olympia, was attended by over 9000 people in 2013. Finally, Lumension’s Regional Sales Director is to deliver a keynote presentation at Infosecurity Russia 2013. With more than nine years of experience in IT service and information security management, Edvinas Pranculis will provide a unique insight into the topic of “Moving from Threat Centric to Trust Centric IT Security Model”. Read more security news…