In the news round-up today, we take a look back at the top news stories of the week. To help with the ongoing relief effort in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Sepura has provided a number of hand-held radios and ancillary equipment to the UK International Search and Rescue Team. Looking ahead to the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, the BSIA has welcomed a revised security strategy for the Games. For those preparing to attend the upcoming ISC West tradeshow, Verint will be showcasing its latest surveillance solutions and the Security Industry Association (SIA) will be hosting a Security Equipment Integration Working Group (SEIWG) workshop.

In other news, at the Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, a CEM AC2000 Lite security management system has been installed by ADT Glasgow to secure patients, visitors and the state-of-the-art medical equipment at the hospital. To add to its latest “Security in Schools Series”, ADT has released “A Guide to Intruder Detection in Schools,” which offers practical steps to help ensure the protection of school facilities, staff, students and visitors. Lastly, Korean retail giants Home plus and Shinsegae E-mart are utilising HID’s FARGO HDP5000 high-definition printer/encoders to introduce a pilot digital gift card issuance project. Read more security news…