In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems has announced new partnerships with Netgear and Zucchetti Axess. Netgear resellers and more than 2,400 of its partners will now be able to sell solutions with Milestone XProtect, while Zucchetti has become a certified Milestone access control partner. Also in corporate news, Lenel has made enhancements to its Lenel Certification Program. The improved program makes it easier for customers to register for training, take job-specific courses, save money, and earn continuing education credits.

In events news, Raytec’s VARIO IPPoE network illuminators range won a Technology Innovation award at the recent Security Essen exhibition. Raytec fought off tough competition and beat 6 other big names in manufacturing to win the bronze title at the event. Over in the UAE, 1,300 exhibitors from the safety and security industries are set to showcase their latest products and services at Intersec 2015. Prominent companies are currently targeting large-scale business growth and increased opportunities in the region due to the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020. Finally, cryptovision has delivered its software for Nigeria’s national electronic identity card. Core software components including PKI, card applications and smart card middleware were provided by cryptovision. Read more security news…