In today’s weekly news round-up, Larry Anderson’s latest Security Beat takes a look at the security market post Canon acquisition, with a focus on the company’s efforts to commit to open systems. Taking a look at video analytics, our latest articles in the series look at real-world scenarios that have taken advantage of the latest video analytics systems, and how the retail industry is benefiting from the use of video analytics.

In the transportation vertical, Larry looks at how general and purpose-built cameras are performing well, with new features available including facial recognition. Finally, on the topic of organisational resilience, Michael Fickes provides an overview of its meaning and how it is affecting the security industry. Read more security news…