In today’s news round-up, with the London Olympics about to begin in as little as 21 days, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched a dedicated Close Protection co-ordination unit to help visiting dignitaries get in touch with suppliers that work to the relevant British Standards for quality. In corporate news, Julie Kenny CBE DL was awarded the National First Women Award for Engineering and Manufacturing, in recognition of what she has achieved as Chairman and CEO of Pyronix. CNL Software has signed Orion Security Solutions as a channel partner. The new partnership will enable Orion to offer its customers integrated PSIM solutions based on the IPSecurityCenter PSIM platform.

In other news, SALTO’s lockable electronic mailbox solution has been deployed by The University of Warwick as part of the new development of its Sherbourne Hall of Residence. Lastly, a Morse Watchman automated key control and asset management system has been implemented at the garden-style, gated Brookview Apartment community in Marlton, New Jersey, to help eliminate the problem of lost keys and unmanaged access. Read more security news…