On the mid-week round-up today, at the upcoming annual Manchester Security event, “Security – whatever the cuts” will be at the centre of the agenda as attendees learn about how investing in security solutions during an economic downturn will help them reduce losses associated with threats such as theft and vandalism. Cassadian has boosted its global security electronics business by entering into an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in South African Electronic Warfare specialist company, Grintek Ewation (GEW).

In other news, Optex and EMCS have joined forces to dramatically drive down the false alarms blighting the security of several sites. A survey conducted by the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has revealed that buyers of security services desire continued regulation. Lastly, SALTO has promoted Gus Dosanjh asĀ Technical Services Director UK at SALTO Systems. Read more security news…