A week after the tragic attacks at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, the surviving members of the magazine’s staff have just published the latest issue. Over the last week, questions regarding security measures – both what could have been done and what can be done going forward – have been circling around in our industry. Our Editor Larry Anderson has written a piece in his column reflecting on the problems the recent tragedy has for the security industry. Our European Correspondent Jeremy Malies has also written a piece reflecting on the lessons to be learned for physical security.

On the subject of increasing security in large metropolises, Xtralis has announced that it is working with London City Police to explore solutions to allow live video and audio transmission so that tactical decisions can be made more quickly. As we draw closer to the upcoming Intersec 2015 security exhibition in Dubai, ASSA ABLOY has announced that they will be on hand to showcase its latest wireless access control innovations from Aperio®, SMARTair™ and CLIQ®. In application news, Samsung Techwin’s network dome cameras have been installed at Europe’s largest indoor trampoline arena in Manchester. In other corporate news, VIVOTEK has installed a total of 200 high quality cameras at Sido Muncul, Indonesia’s leading producers of health drinks and products. In corporate news, eyevis has launched two national demonstration venues in London and Manchester for potential customers to witness their state-of-the-art equipment. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Tyco Security Products has announced that it is a proud sponsor of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, which will host its 10th annual event on 4 December in Boston. The conference features nationally recognised speakers and provides professional women with workshops and seminars on entrepreneurship. At the Institute of Asian Businesses (IAB) Annual Dinner and Awards ceremony in the UK, Octavian Security has been named “Outstanding Business of the Year”. The IAB recognises the needs of Asian businesses in the West Midlands and celebrates their achievements.

Also in corporate news, Security Partners will be expanding its North American base by introducing a new Las Vegas facility. The company will continue to maintain its West Coast operation in the Anaheim area for sales/administration and dealer support, as well as to accommodate the growing interactive monitoring services. Over in New Zealand, Gallagher has added another esteemed award to its growing list of accolades after the company won the New Zealand Engineering Innovators of the Year award. Finally in application news, Eyevis UK is protecting Genting UK’s casino in London with state-of-the-art HD screens. The Eyevis UK video wall system is made up of six large 46-inch industrial LCD displays which show live streams from cameras strategically placed in casino gaming areas. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IFSEC International has received overwhelming support following the news of its move to London in 2014. In corporate news, Corps Security has partnered with Universal Fire & Security for remote monitoring requirements. Over in France, RSI Video Technologies has integrated its Videofied solution with Bold Gemini’s software platform.

In application news, Eyevis’ a-v and security technology solution has been used to speed up incident response times for UK camera control centres. Finally, Hytera will showcase its DMR, Tetra and Professional Analogue series at IFSEC West Africa 2013. Read more security news…

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