In today’s news round-up, HID Global has released an infographic illustrating the results of a survey it conducted on physical access control. The survey of 600 respondents revealed enterprise end users’ perceptions about the importance of industry best practices and how well organisations feel they can defend against increasingly dangerous and costly security threats. Over in the Middle East, Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract for the delivery of an additional four Spexer 2000 security radars to further improve the surveillance of the borders of a major Middle Eastern country. The contract is an extension to an existing order for more than 40 Spexer 2000 radars, which have been operating successfully for almost two years.

In corporate news, COMPRION’s UT³ Platform has recently been approved by the NFC Forum for Digital Protocol Functional Testing and is now listed on their website in the Approved Test Tool section. In other corporate news, according to the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council, Russian buyers are showing a growing appetite for British-made technology. A survey of its members found that HD CCTV and Video Content Analysis are among the technological innovations most popular in the Russian market. Finally, The Security Institute reports that following last year’s sold out event, The Register of Chartered Security Professionals gathered again this year to celebrate the continuing growth and success of the organisation at the House of Commons, with over 140 guests in attendance. Read more security news…

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