from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/azerbaijan.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Identiv partners with CCV Deutschland to develop contactless payment solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.16363.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5790-ga.16363.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 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>CCV used Identiv Labs to design, develop, and produce a family of network-connected frontend contactless readers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identive-group.html" class="blue_bold">Identiv, Inc.</a>, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that CCV Deutschland, a German provider of electronic payment products and electronic payment processing, has partnered with...Apex Insight report on UK security guarding market forecasts faster growth in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12616-ga.16362.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12616-ga.16362.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 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>Retail, airports and government security contracts are the main growth segments in the security guarding market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/apex-insight-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Apex Insight</a>&rsquo;s latest report on the UK security guarding services market finds it is approaching &pound;5bn in size, having grown in recent years despite the hesitant economy. Retail, airports and government security contracts are the main growth segments in...Schneider Electric ranks 9th in 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the Worldhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3188-ga.16360.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3188-ga.16360.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 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"> <p><strong>On a daily basis, Schneider Electric seeks to prove that economic, environmental and social interests are convergent</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/schneider-electric-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Schneider Electric</a> announces it ranks 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ("Global 100") Index. The index has been released by Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, on January 21.</p> <p>Companies...Tyco Integrated Security Official Security Provider to STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE under new dealhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10181-ga.16359.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10181-ga.16359.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 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>Other elements of the deal include enhanced hospitality and signage in and around STAPLES Center</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>AEG, owner and operator of many of the nation&rsquo;s most iconic venues, announced recently the renewal and expansion of the partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tyco-integrated-security.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Integrated Security</a> (TycoIS), which will serve as the Official Security Provider to STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE. Under the new deal brokered...Wavestore enters distribution partnership with NBM Distributionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11478-ga-co-1813-ga.16356.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11478-ga-co-1813-ga.16356.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 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>Under the terms of agreement, NBM will supply Wavestore's hardware based solutions to its customer base throughout EMEA region</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/wavestore.html" class="blue_bold">Wavestore</a>, a leading global supplier of video management software (VMS), has agreed a distribution partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nbm-distribution-limited.html" class="blue_bold">NBM Distribution...“Phoning In:” Smart phones using NFC can replace cardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4562-ga.16352.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4562-ga.16352.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 198px; height: 333px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>NFC can strengthen security by turning smart phones into physical and logical access control credentials</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The trouble with access control cards is that people lose them, lend them to friends who use the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/products-search-results/cards-tags-fobs.html" class="blue_bold">cards</a>, or lose them, or lend them to someone else.</p> <p>Losing a card is bad enough, but people that lose cards often make it worse: <em>&ldquo;When someone loses an access <a...Body worn camera sales spike in months after Fergusonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7264-ga-co-2339-ga-co-2935-ga-co-3025-ga-co-12400-ga-sb.16334.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7264-ga-co-2339-ga-co-2935-ga-co-3025-ga-co-12400-ga-sb.16334.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>I speculated earlier about an <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.14955.html" class="blue_bold">anticipated spike in demand for body worn cameras</a> in response to the highly publicised shooting incident in Ferguson, Mo., last August. An analysis of a database of procurement activity and spending plans from more than 80,000 government entities in the United States confirms the continuing impact the shooting is having on the demand for body worn cameras.</p> <p>Reflecting what might be called the &ldquo;Ferguson effect,&rdquo; government data firm Onvia reports there were almost six times as many purchase orders issued for body worn cameras and related services in 2014 compared to 2013 &ndash; 3,400 purchase orders in 2014 compared to only 533 the year before. Three manufacturers &ndash; <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/taser-international-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Taser International</a>, <a...ASSA ABLOY expands profile in Middle East following successful involvement at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlEvents NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 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 most requested ASSA ABLOY products at Intersec were wireless technologies SMARTair&trade; and Aperio&reg;. SMARTair&trade;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Successful involvement at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> saw <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> further expand its profile in the fast-growing Middle East market. ASSA ABLOY demonstrated key wireless access products...Help for Heroes chosen as The Security Institute Chairman's Charity for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 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>The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-institute.html" class="blue_bold">The Security Institute</a> is proud to announce that its designated Chairman's Charity for 2015 will be Help for Heroes. The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty, a cause that is clearly close to our...Octavian Security increase global presence by opening South African officehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16340.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16340.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 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>The expansion is expected to create wider global opportunities for Octavian and build relations with Africa&rsquo;s most prominent businesses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/octavian-security.html" class="blue_bold">Octavian Security</a>, the leading UK security provider, has kicked off its ambitious 2015 growth plans by launching a new South African office. The move now sees Octavian hold a presence in three continents across the globe.</p> <p>As a growing economy with unique security requirements, South Africa is...South African Department of Correctional Services orders 14 ODSecurity Through-Body Scannershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1967-ga.16338.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1967-ga.16338.htmlApplications NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 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>Two SOTER RS units will be deployed in each of seven correctional facilities across South Africa</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In one of their largest orders ever, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/od-security.html" class="blue_bold">ODSecurity</a> of the Netherlands has sold 14 SOTER RS Through-Body Scanners to the Department of Correctional Services in South Africa.</p> <p>Two units each will be deployed in each of seven correctional facilities...Raytec hazardous area lighting products website launchedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.16337.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.16337.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 10px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The website highlights the advantages of adopting LED technology and the features and benefits of each range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/raytec-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Raytec</a> is delighted to announce the launch of www.raytecled.com - a website dedicated to their comprehensive range of hazardous area lighting products. Raytec has over 10 years history of designing LED lighting solutions for safety and security critical projects in the most extreme and challenging...Sandy Hook lawsuit alleges breakdown in securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 highlights how the best-thought-out security plans can fall apart because of details and/or last-minute changes. Before the tragedy unfolded, Sandy Hook Elementary had established protocols in place to cope in the event of an active shooter incident. However, some of the protocols broke down on the day of the shooting, and it&rsquo;s possible that additional young lives were lost as a result.</p> <p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner, who died at Sandy Hook, allege that classroom doors could only be locked from the outside with keys, which prevented a teacher from locking the classroom door (with the students inside) while the shooting was happening. Also, the teacher that day was a substitute who was not aware of safety and security protocols rehearsed at the school to prepare In case of an intruder. She also did not have a key to the door.</p> <p>The lawsuit...Cloud-based monitoring services: redefining technology’s reachhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga.15907.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga.15907.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>A growing number of </strong><strong>users look to add <br />cloud-based functionality </strong><strong>to their <br />surveillance toolkits</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>In today&rsquo;s market, both end users and resellers seek new technologies to make security programs more effective, while also helping business and employees be more efficient. Cloud-based monitoring services are gaining a significant amount of attention as an emerging solution to meet these needs. Maria Cambria, Vice President, Technical Center of Excellence, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dvtel-inc.html" class="blue_bold">DVTEL</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>says that end users are...Axis Communications adds Andrew Martin to northern European senior management teamhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.16332.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.16332.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 197px; height: 117px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Andrew Martin joins Axis Communications as a retail business development manager</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="orangebold">Axis Communications</a>, the global market leader in network video has made a positive start to the New Year with a key appointment to its northern European senior management team.&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong> </strong></p> <p>Andrew Martin, joins Axis as a retail business development manager and will be based in Watford. Following a successful early career with West Yorkshire Police, Andrew has worked in retail&nbsp; security,...North Central Security Services provides access control solutions to HOPE Family Healthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.16331.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.16331.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 103px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Leading Tennessee-based security firm helps TN Non-Profit Health Facility Keep Patients Safe &amp; Secure</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/north-central-security-services-inc.html" class="orangebold">North Central Security Services (NCSS)</a>, a leading provider of security and monitoring services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the security company providing access control technology for HOPE Family Health, a non-profit delivering quality and affordable medical and mental healthcare to Tennessee residents who are either uninsured or in vulnerable populations. &nbsp;The biggest challenge...British Security Industry Association survey highlights strong Middle East demand for UK security solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-5478-ga.16330.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-5478-ga.16330.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 213px; height: 141px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The survey also sought to discover which vertical markets were leading the way in taking up solutions offered by BSIA Export Council member companies</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> New research carried out on behalf of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="orangebold">British Security Industry Association</a>'s Export Council in the lead-up to the recent <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="orangebold">Intersec 2015 </a>exhibition in Dubai serves to underline the strong demand...Airbus Defence and Space wins contract to deliver Tetra communication system by the Ministry of Interior of Lebanonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12594-ga.16268.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12594-ga.16268.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The contract includes delivery of Tetra switches, base stations, dispatcher workstations and more than 2,000 radio terminals</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html" class="blue_bold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> has, through its local value-added reseller <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/serta-holding-sal.html"...Kentec fire alarm control panel helps protect the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Fernehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4878-ga-co-11156-ga-co-1378-ga.16182.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4878-ga-co-11156-ga-co-1378-ga.16182.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The fire safety system will provide a complete building system solution with flexible cause and effect capabilities</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>An iconic new visitor and education facility being added to the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone in Kent, is being protected by a new fire safety system that includes a <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kentec-electronics-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Kentec</a> fire alarm control..."New" PPM looking to unify software solutions for securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12604-ga-co-4267-ga-sb.16321.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12604-ga-co-4267-ga-sb.16321.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Klass Software&rsquo;s acquisition of incident management software company <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ppm-2000-inc.html" class="blue_bold">PPM 2000</a> is the first step in an evolution to build a broad, unified software solution to manage multiple aspects of the security function. In buying PPM, Klass sought to obtain <em>&ldquo;a very good platform business and grow it with the existing team,&rdquo;</em><em> </em>says Will Anderson, CEO of Klass Software (and now CEO of PPM). He sees expansion and enhancement of PPM as a &ldquo;long-term project,&rdquo; maybe 10 years.</p> <p>Klass Software is the acquisition group of Klass Capital, an enterprise software growth equity fund headquartered in Toronto. The acquired company will continue to operate as PPM, and the head office will remain in Edmonton, Alberta.</p> <p>Anderson says software related to the security market &ldquo;looks a little unconsolidated to us.&rdquo; Over time, he foresees...