We begin today’s news round-up with some corporate news. As part of the Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security, Gallagher Security Management Systems have entered an agreement with the government, strengthening their position in a growing Asian market. Over in North America, Genetec has been rated the 425th fastest growing company in Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500, growing 198% from 2005 to 2009.

For the fifth consecutive year, Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd was ranked in Security 50, and Suprema Inc, a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, announced that the company’s RealScan-F palm-print live scanner has been selected for AFIS systems of Polish National Police and Lithuania’s Citizenship & Migration Affairs. In application news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) analyses how enlisting the help of private security industry can be pivotal in dealing with flood, following severe flooding in the Cornwall area last week. Read more security news…