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The Security Alliance announces its position on the future of security regulation

By Security News Desk | February 8, 2011

The Security Alliance has outlined its official position on the future of regulation in the security industry, citing reduced regulatory costs and administrative burdens among the key objectives for the new regulatory regime. In a letter to Lynne Featherstone MP, Parliamentary under Secretary of State with responsibility for the Security Industry Authority (SIA), Chairman of…

High-tech 911 call center plugs in with Pelco Digital Sentry

By Security News Desk | February 8, 2011

Clovis, CA (February 2, 2011) – The new Beaver County 911 Center, located about 10 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport, opened in early 2010 as one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the United States. The 18,000 square-foot, $18 million project was centered around an upgrade in technology – and Pelco…


Cleveland Water Department protected by IPSecurityCenter

By Security News Desk | February 8, 2011

Indianapolis, IN – February 04, 2011 – CNL, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce IPSecurityCenter™ has been selected to protect the Cleveland Water Department. The solution will be delivered by ProTech Security, a leading security systems integrator, and will provide the integration and information management platform for…

TDSi secures contract for Beijing metro

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

TDSi has won the contract to supply access control equipment for 12 stations on the 22km Daxing Line on the Beijing Metro. Working closely with STY, one of its reseller partners in China, TDSi has secured an order for its EX series controllers, EXprox VR readers and EXgarde PRO access management software system. Commenting on…

Veracity claims 54% sales growth in 2010 and predicts further growth in 2011

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Veracity, a designer and manufacturer of video surveillance solutions, says it enjoyed a period of rapid sales growth in 2010, with an even higher rate of growth in profits. According to the company, sales grew by 54 per cent in 2010 while profits grew by an undisclosed percentage.

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CEM Systems’ $2m security upgrade at Hong Kong International Airport

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

The highest of security measures in place at Hong Kong International Airport including move to highly secure smart-card IP readers. Belfast, 1st February 2011— CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, today announced that they have received a $2m contract to upgrade the CEM AC2000 security management system at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). HKIA…

Lucas Lee

New Managing Director appointed for Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, the company responsible for promoting and supporting Samsung Techwin professional and consumer security equipment and solutions across Europe, Russia and CIS, has appointed Mr. Lucas Lee as its new Managing Director. With a career spanning nearly 20 years within Samsung Techwin, Mr. Lee has headed up the overseas sales and marketing…

Lorraine Hughes

Geonovo appoint Lorraine Hughes as their new Account Manager

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Geonovo Ltd, manufacturers of the RSP-100 lone worker protection device, has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Lorraine Hughes as Account Manager. Lorraine, who previously worked for Connexion2, will be responsible for developing new business opportunities by working closely with Geonovo’s growing network of UK business partners. “Lorraine joins us at a time…

ProTel Solutions announces its new Gridlock Access Management System

By Protel Solutions | February 3, 2011

ProTel Solutions are proud to announce the launch of the new Gridlock Access Management System at Counter Terror Expo this April. The Gridlock System is a centralised access management system for controlling access to remote locations. The Gridlock system provides geographical views and GPS positioning of all remote locations and utilities locking mechanisms, wireless communications…

SND editor interviewed by BBC: Save our CCTV cameras from council cuts

By Security News Desk | February 1, 2011

Lincoln Council is looking at the possibility of cutting CCTV services to save £483,000 per year. The Conservative-led council says it needs to save £2.35 million by 2013 which could spell the end of the city’s 133 cameras.