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American Science and Engineering receives $2.6M contract

By Security News Desk | March 2, 2011

American Science and Engineering, Inc. a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced today the receipt of a service and maintenance order for $2.6 million for a Latin American country to support Z BackscatterT Vans (ZBV) X-ray inspection systems for law enforcement, customs, and military applications. “This service order will ensure that the…

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Cassidian wins S₣20m Swiss defence contract for soldier modernisation programme

By Security News Desk | March 2, 2011

Significant capability enhancement, future viability and modularity in the infantry sector CASSIDIAN’s Warrior21TM product significantly boosts the advanced development of international soldier modernisation programmes. CASSIDIAN is the new name of the Defence & Security division of EADS. March 2011 – Cassidian has won a contract from the Swiss defence procurement authority Armasuisse for the advanced…

Home Office launches consultation on new code of practice on CCTV and ANPR

By Security News Desk | March 1, 2011

As part of a Coalition pledge to further regulate CCTV, the government has launched a consultation on a new code of practice governing the use of CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR). The consultation is being spearheaded by Crime Prevention Minister James Brokenshire. The consultation will give members of the public and operators of…

How many cameras in the UK? Only 1.85 million, claims ACPO lead on CCTV

By Security News Desk | March 1, 2011

In an exclusive report, released to CCTV Image magazine and first, DCC Graeme Gerrard reveals the results of new research which claims that the number of CCTV cameras in the UK is less than half what is commonly claimed in the mainstream press.


Countering terrorism in the 21st century: ten years after 9/11

By Security News Desk | March 1, 2011

The Counter Terror Expo being held in Olympia in April 2011 comes at a time of dramatic changes in the political landscape in the Middle East. In this piece Dr Dave Sloggett debates the implications of these political changes for Al Qaeda and how that may change the nature of the threat from transnational terrorism in the west.

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iB Management Solutions CIAS allows ATM operators to distribute codes from multiple lock vendors

By Security News Desk | March 1, 2011

iB Management Solutions CIAS (Cencon IVR Automation System) already makes it simple for ATM operators to centralise and automate distribution of Kaba Mas Cencon one-time open and close codes to field-based ATM replenishment and maintenance crews. CIAS has now been expanded to provide the same functionality for other lock estates such as Sargent and Greenleaf…

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$7bn logistics company benefits from Hikvision’s technology

By Security News Desk | February 28, 2011

Hikvision’s H.264 compression cards are being used in the US, Canada and South America by CEVA Logistics, a world-leading logistics company whose global network has facilities in 170 countries and 46,000 employees generating a turnover of $7bn. The company offers customers complete supply chain design and implementation in contract logistics and freight management. CEVA Logistics…


Verint’s IP video solution Nextiva® secures Shanghai International Financial Centre

By Security News Desk | February 24, 2011

International Finance Center benefits from Verint Technology and work with industry-leading partner to help secure world-class financial services area. SHANGHAI, CHINA and MELVILLE, N.Y., February 2011 — Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced that Shanghai International Financial Centre (IFC) situated in Pudong Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone is implementing the Nextiva® IP video portfolio…


‘Prove Guard Attendance in real time via GPRS’ using Itrac wireless biometric system from Bconnected

By Security News Desk | February 23, 2011

Itrac is a unique web-based staff monitoring system that has the ability to transform the way in which you manage off site personnel. Utilising the latest in Wireless and GPRS technology Itrac ‘breaks the chains’ of traditional staff monitoring systems requiring no network infrastructure to operate. Security managers and guarding service providers can now track…

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Ciprian Suciu becomes New Vice President of European sales at Infinova

By Security News Desk | February 23, 2011

Responsible for sales, technical support and operations for entire continent MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ – February 2011 – Infinova today announced that Ciprian Suciu will be entirely accountable for Infinova business in Europe, including sales, technical support and operations.  With aid from U.S. headquarters, Suciu will be responsible for the entire range of Infinova products, including…