In today’s news round-up, Genetec recently announced the appointment of Canadian businessman Georges Karam to Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Karam will be responsible for setting the company’s global commercial strategy and organisational development trajectory to drive business growth and market share for Genetec. Octavian Security has announced a joint venture to expand the business into new territories by founding a new Turkish division. Connecting with Turkish company EKOL, the development of Octavian Turkey sees both parties take significant strides into the Turkish security market.

In other corporate news, Farsight Security Services has reported a 73% increase over a three-year period in the number of unmanned petrol forecourts it monitors. The increase signifies a growth in popularity for remote monitoring over staffing the high-risk environment. In events news, BriefCam is presenting its new BriefCam Syndex product range at the Israel HLS Exhibition (iHLS 2014) this week. BriefCam Syndex is a next-generation product range based on Video Synopsis technology. Finally, COP Security will be exhibiting at the NSI Installer Summit later this month. COP will be showcasing its new “Nexus” range of high-performance “Plug & Play” IP cameras and NVR products at the conference. Read more security news…

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