In today’s news weekly round-up, G4S Secure Solutions Inc. has recently announced that it plans to hire 6,000 returning military veterans and their family members by the end of 2013. In other corporate news, IMS Research has published a new study, which suggests that smart card credentials are expected to lead the next generation of credentials used for physical access control and secondary applications. In application news, Danske Bank Group has selected March Networks’ video management software and hybrid recorders to enhance security at its corporate facilities in Copenhagen.

In events news, Honeywell is launching its new generation intruder and access control panel, MB-Secure®, at Security Essen 2012, which is taking place this week in Germany. Genetec is also showcasing its unified security platform, Security Center, which has been upgraded with various new features, whilst HID Global is displaying its comprehensive range of breakthrough innovations to create, use and manage secure identity. Read more security news…