In today’s news round-up, the security marketplace can be a challenge when it comes to securing well-enabled employees, in particular integrators and/or end users. Our Expert Panel discusses techniques in order to improve the processes of training in the industry to create competent and knowledgeable professionals. Over in the Far East, Global Security Asia 2015 has announced its key themes including the ISIS threat and homeland security.

Over in Europe, Avigilon has successfully installed its HD Video Surveillance System in the historical City of Venice, allowing protection for its residents, safety for its tourists and preventing landmarks from vandalism. With the aftermath of the Energy Infrastructure Security Forum held on 4-5 February, keynote speaker Charles Mbuvi, Head of Security at VIVO Energy Africa, raised growing concerns on security in the East African region and in particular, securing critical infrastructures. Finally, Sony IP bullet cameras have helped to secure the TCS New York City marathon, an event participated by 50,000 runners over a 26.2 mile course. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, video surveillance solutions from Hikvision USA have been used to safeguard over 4,000 residents in New York’s River Park Towers. Essential prerequisites for the VMS included ease of use and the ability to manage new megapixel cameras alongside pre-existing installations on a single platform. In corporate news, Mayflex has signed an agreement to distribute Digital Barriers’ intelligent video analytics application for reliable zone-based intrusion detection. SafeZone-edge is designed to protect secure facilities and reliably monitor remote sites, with exceptional detection accuracy and minimal false alarms.

Over in London, Urmet has been awarded another prestigious development contract alongside a leading London property developer, St George. Urmet’s powerful IPervoice IP-based door entry system, coupled with its latest range of full-IP PoE 7” Imodo touchscreens, Folio hands-free colour monitors and Elekta Glass and Steel entry panels and PIO controller have been installed at Fulham Reach development. In events news, PSA Security Network has announced the call for presentations for its 40th Annual TEC conference. TEC 2015 will be held at the Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado, on May 4th-8th, 2015. Finally, East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum, which takes place next February, will address a range of issues including counter-terrorism, local conflicts and violence, employee relations and maritime security. Read more security news…



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