from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/albania.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Western Digital announces Olivier Leonetti as Chief Financial Officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4687-ga.15140.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4687-ga.15140.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Olivier Leonetti will succeed Tim Leyden who is retiring after 24 years of distinguished service at the company</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/western-digital-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Western Digital Corp</a>. recently announced that chief financial officer Tim Leyden, 62, is retiring after 24 years of distinguished service at the company. He is being succeeded by Olivier Leonetti, 50, who has served as vice president, finance at Amgen Inc. from 2011, after...Pro-Vision Area Sales Manager successfully completes IDIS training coursehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-2339-ga.15138.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-2339-ga.15138.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>By completing the course John is now an accredited IDIS Certified Engineer on the DirectIPTM NVR Solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pro-vision-distribution-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Pro-Vision Distribution</a>, the UK distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment, is pleased to announce that John May has successfully completed the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html"...Linear LLC appoints Tom Cummiskey as Senior Vice President of Global Saleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5961-ga-co-2298-ga-co-10903-ga.15136.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5961-ga-co-2298-ga-co-10903-ga.15136.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 8px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Cummiskey brings over 25 years of experience in both the consumer and commercial security markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/linear-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Linear LLC</a>, a Nortek company and leader in the security and home automation markets, recently announced the appointment of industry executive Tom Cummiskey as senior vice president of global sales. Cummiskey brings over 25 years of experience in both the consumer and commercial connected-security and monitoring...Intersec 2015 to provide 10 UAE start-up companies with a global stagehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga.15135.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga.15135.htmlEvents NewsTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 5px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The agreement was signed by Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Epoc Messe Frankfurt and&nbsp;Abdul Basit Al Janahi,&nbsp;CEO<br />of&nbsp;Dubai SME</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-frankfurt.html" class="blue_bold">Epoc Messe Frankfurt</a> have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will give UAE start-ups an opportunity to shine on a global stage...Telaeris to introduce XPressEntry mobile access control solution at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12254-ga.15123.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12254-ga.15123.htmlEvents NewsTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Telaeris's XPressEntry mobile access control solution integrates with existing security systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/telaeris-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Telaeris</a>'&nbsp;XPressEntry LiveMode, which enables&nbsp;handheld security authentication from the convenience of an Android smartphone or tablet device, will be introduced at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>Telaeris's XPressEntry is an industry...NICE Systems integrates its Situator PSIM with AMAG's Symmetry access control systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-9744-ga-npr.15133.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-9744-ga-npr.15133.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>NICE Systems recently announced its partnership with AMAG Technology, a G4S subsidiary, for the integration of its NICE Situator PSIM and situation management solution with AMAG Technology&rsquo;s Symmetry&trade; Access Control system. The joint solution can be used by command and control centres worldwide to improve situational awareness and streamline incident management.</p> <p>The integration enables bi-directional communication between Symmetry and Situator. This means Situator can receive real-time Symmetry access control alerts and display these events along with access records and images of permitted personnel. Situator&rsquo;s ability to pull in data from a wide range of security systems means that Symmetry access control information can also be correlated with information from other sensors for accurate alerting. Once an alert is received, Situator&rsquo;s automated processes guide operators through response plans to improve management efficiency and minimise risk.</p>...Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher Touch™ key control system installed at Hyatt Regency Dallashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.15132.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.15132.htmlApplications NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 201px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The KeyWatcher Touch&trade; system was exactly what the hotel needed to ensure key accountability and accurate reports</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Having to abide by and work with technology and/or product choices made remotely by a head office can sometimes be a challenge for branch locations. The local situation or circumstances may be slightly different than corporate or the feature set of the product may not exactly meet everyone&rsquo;s requirements, leading to a less than satisfactory solution.</p> <p>This was not the case however for the Hyatt...Arecont Vision promotes Brad Donaldson to Director of Product Managementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga.15131.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga.15131.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 58px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Donaldson will</strong>&nbsp;<strong>focus on market requirements, providing both tactical<br />and strategic leadership</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/arecont-vision.html" class="blue_bold">Arecont Vision</a>&reg;, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, recently announced the promotion of Brad Donaldson to Director of Product Management. Donaldson previously served as the senior product manager for the company.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Brad has shown his dedication and commitment to Arecont Vision&reg; with...Vicon appoints Eric Fullerton as Chief Executive Officer and Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga.15130.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga.15130.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Eric Fullerton will succeed Kenneth M. Darby as Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of Vicon</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/vicon-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vicon Industries, Inc</a>., a designer and producer of video security and surveillance systems has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Fullerton, formerly Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html"...ONVIF adds Brazilian security products manufacturer Intelbras to membership rankshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga.15128.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga.15128.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Since its inception in 2008, the organisation has seen its&nbsp;membership grow by 25-50% each year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a>, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it now claims members from six of the seven continents in the world, with the addition of Brazilian security products manufacturer Intelbras to its membership ranks.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;As widespread...H Harold & Sons supplies full ASSA ABLOY UNION StrongBOLT® rangehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-12258-ga-co-1736-ga-npr.15127.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-12258-ga-co-1736-ga-npr.15127.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>H Harrold &amp; Sons Locksmiths are making the most of extra sales by supplying the full UNION StrongBOLT&reg; range.</p> <p>The Master Locksmith Association approved locksmiths originally stocked the StrongBOLT&reg; British Standard 5 lever mortice lock in isolation, known for its superior strength and exceeding the requirements of BS3621:2007, but decided they could reap more benefits by supplying the wider range of locks.</p> <p>Part of UNION&rsquo;s Professional locks portfolio, 5 lever, 3 lever, bathroom locks and Euro and Oval profile cylinder lockcases are all available under the extended StrongBOLT&reg; range.</p> <p>Peter Harrold, of H Harrold &amp; Sons, said: <em>&ldquo;We have had a good relationship with UNION since we started and have found that the company&rsquo;s products offer the quality that you would expect from such a historic brand, at a competitive price. </em></p> <p><em>&ldquo;We improved sales opportunities with the StrongBOLT&reg; British Standard 5...SSAIB CEO receives Peter Greenwood Award at 2014 ECA Annual Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15126.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15126.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Geoff Tate won the Peter Greenwood Award for his work with the SSAIB<br />over the last 15 years</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Geoff Tate, CEO of the UK&rsquo;s leading fire, security and telecare certification body, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ssaib.html" class="blue_bold">SSAIB</a>, has won the Peter Greenwood Award at the 2014 <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/electrical-contractors-association-eca.html" class="blue_bold">ECA</a> Annual Awards.</p> <p>Sponsored...Apple’s new iPhone announcements: What is the impact on the physical security market?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15122.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15122.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>When Apple makes a new product announcement, the whole technology world takes note. Such was the case last week when the tech giant introduced its sleek and shiny new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Almost as an encore, the company also unveiled the stylish and versatile Apple Watch, which will be available in early 2015.</p> <p>We have all seen the impact of mobile devices on systems and technologies used in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a>, so any new smart phone products have the potential to impact our market. In the case of the new Apple products, the initial enthusiasm surrounding the new products provides some useful hints of that future impact.</p> <p>We have already noted Apple&rsquo;s advance introduction of the <strong><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-420-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14229.html" class="blue_bold">HomeKit standardised network protocol</a></strong> as part of the new iOS...Video surveillance is everywhere – even in the woodshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15106.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15106.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Silver Comet Trail is a 61-mile hiking and biking trail west of Atlanta that follows a route previously travelled by the Silver Comet passenger train from 1947 to 1969. I heard about the train when I was growing up but was never a passenger. As an adult, I have been on the Silver Comet Trail a couple of times; it&rsquo;s mostly level and great for biking (or walking). The former route of the railroad tracks has been paved over, extending through a beautiful, natural environment that feels like the safest place in the world.</p> <p>Which is all the more reason the Atlanta area was shocked when 42-year-old Tina Waddell was brutally attacked on the trail at the end of July. But the community refused to allow the beauty of the trail to be destroyed by the violent act, and many gathered to walk the trail in Waddell&rsquo;s honour. A &ldquo;Take Back the Trail for Tina&rdquo; fundraising effort seeks to cover medical expenses and to create a reward for information on the attacker....Hikvision USA video surveillance ensures success of “Fun Safe Philly Summer” initiative in Philadelphiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga.15124.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga.15124.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The video surveillance systems have been hugely successful in keeping<br />the centres safe</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision USA</a>, a leading North American provider of multiple award-winning video surveillance products, teamed up with the City of Philadelphia to ensure success of their &ldquo;Fun Safe Philly Summer&rdquo; initiative. The program connects youth and their families to...VidSys to demonstrate latest award winning software at ASIS International 2014 in Atlantahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.15121.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.15121.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 127px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>VidSys&rsquo; National Language Support software can be easily adapted to various languages without code changes</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vidsys.html" class="blue_bold">VidSys</a>, a leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, recently announced that it will demonstrate the latest release of its award winning product at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html"...Arecont Vision announces appointment of Jeff Whitney as Vice President of Marketinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-714-ga-co-3738-ga-co-3852-ga.15120.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-714-ga-co-3738-ga-co-3852-ga.15120.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Whitney brings over 25 years of marketing experience in video security, network security, and IT</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/arecont-vision.html" class="blue_bold">Arecont Vision&reg;</a>, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the appointment of Jeff Whitney as Vice President of Marketing. Whitney brings more than 25 years of global experience in marketing for fast growing high technology companies in video security, network security, and information technology....Allegion CISA contactless locks endorsed by InterContinental Hotel Grouphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-419-ga.15119.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-419-ga.15119.htmlApplications NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>An endorsement from InterContinental Hotel Group&nbsp;is a landmark development for Allegion&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Leading global security provider, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>, has received a milestone accolade for its <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cisa-s-p-a.html" class="blue_bold">CISA</a> contactless locks, as one of the world&rsquo;s leading hotel chains has confirmed the range on its list of...Security Essen 2014 to portray latest trends in security technology and efficiency of international security sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga.15118.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga.15118.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Ongoing research results with regards to video analysis or counter-terrorism will be shown at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In 2014, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a> will portray the latest trends in security technology and the efficiency of the international security sector. It will be illustrated that security technology has developed into a high-tech sector: the latest technological developments are being taken up at an...ASSA ABLOY offers Galvanneal steel security doorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-npr.15116.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-npr.15116.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASSA ABLOY, Security Doors, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, manufactures all its doors in Galvanneal steel, ideal for powder coating to increase durability and corrosion resistance.</p> <p>The hot dipped galvanised steel, originally developed for the automotive industry, offers a coating that is uniformly spread, to provide a consistent appearance over an entire door and its fine matte finish acts as a primer, shielding against rust.</p> <p>A tightly adherent paint film on galvanneal steel lasts longer then it would on non-galvanised steel because the zinc helps prevent rusting and blistering, which reduces maintenance and replacement expenditure and improves whole life costing.</p> <p>Nigel Cronin, Sales Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: <em>&ldquo;All our steel doors are manufactured from high quality steel that conforms to both British and European standards. Galvanneal steel offers a far superior coating in comparison to...