In today’s news round-up, LEGIC will showcase developments in contactless people identification at SicherheitsExpo 2013, which takes place next week in Munich, Germany. LEGIC will offer licence partners and end users the basis for individual solutions and autonomous control of their security systems. In corporate news, Sony has recruited Andre Fontana as strategic cloud Business Development Manager. Andre will lead the formation and execution of strategic relationships within the security industry for Sony’s cloud-based IP surveillance solutions.

Over in Thailand, Matrix Comsec will showcase its complete portfolio of Security products at this year’s Secutech Thailand. The portfolio includes access control and time-attendance solutions, video surveillance solutions and fire alarm panels. In other corporate news, a recent survey of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) members has revealed that the private security industry can be an ideal career path for ex-armed forces personnel, with 88.2% of respondents confirming that they already have or have had ex-armed forces personnel working within their organisation. Finally, Skyguard have announced the launch of their new and improved Customer Service Centre (CSC) account management portal. The portal provides clients with an unprecedented range of tools to help protect their lone working employees. Read more security news…