In today’s news round-up, delving into video analytics, Larry Anderson looks at  how multiple high-value markets such as critical infrastructure, airports and transportation are embracing the technology. Larry speaks to DVTEL, SightLogix, Ispotek, Agent Vi and iOmniscient to get their take on how the technology sets to develop in the future. Looking at the emergence of CPTED as an effective crime prevention and security technique, Michael Fickes identifies how CPTED can be applied to an installation and explores its potential benefits.

As part of his series on “Networking basics for security professionals”, Neil Heller’s next instalment focuses on the transmission of video and PoE power for IP security cameras over infrastructures. “What’s in a name?” asks Deborah O’Mara, as she discusses the perception of the security industry and how this may be impacting the take up of new technologies and innovations. Finally, in the second instalment of her series on the U.S electrical grid, Vicki Contavespi looks at what the industry considers to be its most severe threats to the grid. Read more security news…