In today’s weekly 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 corporate news, Nedap has announced the integration of the Honeywell NOTIFIER fire alarm system within its security management platform AEOS. The integration is beneficial as it enables users to react faster in case of a fire alarm and allows for an automatic response to events.

In other corporate news, Avigilon has chosen the finalists for its HD surveillance system donation. After placing a worldwide call for nominations of charities that would benefit from the system, the company has identified five outstanding organisations as finalists. 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. Finally, SALTO Certificated Partner, Allgood plc, has provided an integrated security system to Pioneer School in Basildon, Essex. The task which was to provide a secure environment without restricting the movement of students within the building was met with Allgood’s system of access control, ironmongery, automated doors and CCTV. Read more security news…

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