In today’s news round-up, a research paper published by Nedap Security Management has been awarded the Best Paper Award during the 2014 ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT). “Sorting out role based access control” by Nedap focuses on role based access control, which allows for easier management of identities and authorisations. In corporate news, HDcctv Alliance has announced that Dahua’s patented HDCVI technology is now open to the global video surveillance industry.

Over in South Africa, Dallmeier’s multifocal sensor technology Panomera® has secured the grounds of public transport operator PRASA. Panomera® uses several lenses with different focal distances, making it possible to monitor a huge surface from only one installation point. In other corporate news, Avigilon has appointed Fred Withers, FCA, to its board of directors and audit committee. Fred has a broad scope of experience working with clients across a wide variety of industry sectors.  Finally, transom door closers from Alpro Architectural Hardware have been installed at Le Bistrot Pierre in Cardiff. Alpro’s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors. Read more security news…

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