In today’s news round-up, HID Global continues its drive to help financial institutions secure their online banking services. Through its Identity Assurance portfolio and channel partnership initiatives, the company is encouraging the adoption of layered authentication as part of a strategy for protecting transactions. In application news, Milestone Systems has provided technology for a new video learning system for the University of St Andrews School of Medicine. The platform records clinical skills practical exams and mock patient interviews, providing students with the opportunity to learn from videos of their interactions after the event.

In corporate news, the British Security Industry Association has called for clarity on the future of security regulation from the UK Government. Discussions on the issue began in 2010, when the Government announced plans to abolish the current regulator, the Security Industry Authority. Over in France, Hytera radio systems helped monitor this summer’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, a motorsports car race held in the Loire region. Hytera provided 200 hand radios and three digital analogue switch repeaters to the show, which was attended by more than 245,000 people. Finally, AJAR-tec has announced that it is now an officially accredited Silver Chanel Partner for Agent VI, the video analytics software company. The partnership will allow AJAR-tec to offer the latest video analytics software as part of their IP CCTV offering. Read more security news… 

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