On today’s news round-up, Idesco has announced the advent of a number of increasingly innovative – and even revolutionary – new concepts in contactless access control. Also in corporate news, AlienVault, creator of OSSIM, the de-facto standard open source SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solution, has announced that it has closed an $8 million Series B financing led by new investor Trident Capital with participation from existing investors Adara Venture Partners and Neotec. In application news, OMIFCO has installed CEM’s AC20000 SE access control software to secure their premises in Oman.

Over in Singapore, Seaport Security Asia 2012 will be providing visitors valuable information for determining maritime security strategies. Also in events news, Asian Securitex 2012, to be held in June in Hong Kong, will be showcasing an array of innovative security technologies and equipment from around the world. Read more security news…

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