In today’s weekly news round-up, next week sees the return of IFSEC International, taking place on 16th – 18th June at the ExCel in London. Highlights of the show will include ASSA ABLOY’s low energy electric locksOT Systems’ EoC live demonstrations and TDSi’s participation at “Harmony Village”.  Check out our full coverage of the show here.

In his latest Security Beat article, Larry Anderson looks at Physical Security Information Management and whether we are witnessing the death of an acronym. European Correspondent Jeremy Malies speaks to David Marshall, Professor of Computer Vision at Cardiff University on crowd movements and the impact this has on security, with a particular focus on video analytics and the “flocking birds” model. In her latest Expert Commentary article, Deborah O’Mara assesses how the cloud is increasing service opportunities for integrators. Finally, BriefCam’s President & CEO Dror Irani says there is valuable information hiding within raw surveillance video footage – with its extraction creating both efficiency and value for an organisation. Read more security news…