from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/germany.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2016 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT How to understand security metrics to determine success of security programmeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-metrics-successful-security-programme.19655.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-metrics-successful-security-programme.19655.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Done right, a good metric programme will help tell the story of the security department</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>Knights of medieval times are known for impossible quests and challenging missions seeking rare religious items. The quest for the Holy Grail is perhaps the most notable. Today&rsquo;s security professionals are often on their own quest, seeking what sometimes feels like the impossible &ndash; the search for perfect security metrics!</strong> </span></p> <p>What are metrics and are...HD cameras and access control technology help sports venues achieve enhanced levels of protectionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hd-cameras-access-control-technology-sports-co-5949-ga.19654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hd-cameras-access-control-technology-sports-co-5949-ga.19654.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Sports security combines manned guarding with access control devices, HD surveillance cameras &amp; analytics in a command centre for a comprehensive security presence</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Providing security for sporting events and venues has long focused on personnel. Protection came in the form of guards and other personnel who controlled access to the venue and to restricted areas. With an...Symetrica to unveil VeriFinder handheld radiation detector at Security & Policing 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/symetrica-verifinder-handheld-radiation-detector-security-policing-2016-co-1560-ga-co-13717-ga.19653.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/symetrica-verifinder-handheld-radiation-detector-security-policing-2016-co-1560-ga-co-13717-ga.19653.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>VeriFinder combines fast and accurate threat detection with calibration- and maintenance-free operation</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Symetrica is to launch a handheld radiation detector that combines high-accuracy, high-speed threat detection with the cost benefits of calibration- and maintenance-free operation. The lightweight and easy-to-use VeriFinder&trade;, which will be officially unveiled at Security &amp; Policing 2016, is already being deployed by leading European customs authorities. The next generation handheld...Boon Edam revolving doors installed at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-revolving-doors-froedtert-medical-college-co-13719-ga-co-286-ga.19652.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-revolving-doors-froedtert-medical-college-co-13719-ga-co-286-ga.19652.htmlApplications NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>The new entrance at Froedtert Hospital has less air seepage, keeping the hospital lobby warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, recently announced that Froedtert &amp; the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, a regional health care organisation with locations throughout Wisconsin, is employing an entrance configuration that combines an exterior automatic sliding door with an interior two or three-wing revolving door.</p> <p>The...IDIS full HD 30x optical zoom PTZ camera featuring game changing Smart UX Controlshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/idis-hd-30x-optical-zoom-ptz-camera-ux-controls-co-10191-ga-npr.19651.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/idis-hd-30x-optical-zoom-ptz-camera-ux-controls-co-10191-ga-npr.19651.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Global video surveillance powerhouse IDIS has unveiled a new Full HD 30x Optical Zoom PTZ Camera, a highest-tech surveillance camera featuring game changing Smart UX Controls. These intuitive &ldquo;slingshot&rdquo; and &ldquo;rubber band&rdquo; style controls deliver exceptional accuracy and ease of use to users, creating an experience unlike any other available on the market. The IDIS 30x PTZ Camera also supports ONVIF and is compatible with a wide range of recording platforms, including DirectIP&trade; NVRs and the IDIS Solution Suite enterprise-level VMS.</p> <p><strong>IDIS Smart UX Controls</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The IDIS Smart UX Controls featured on the new 30x PTZ Camera provide operators with an advanced yet intuitive user interface when compared to conventional PTZ controls,&rdquo;</em> noted Keith Drummond, Senior Director of Sales for IDIS America. &ldquo;<em>The smooth and seamless &lsquo;slingshot&rsquo; and &lsquo;rubber band&rsquo; PTZ controls allow users...GJD to launch Clarius Plus IR and white-light LED illuminators at NSI Installer Summit 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gjd-launch-clarius-ir-white-light-co-2472-ga-co-8568-ga.19650.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gjd-launch-clarius-ir-white-light-co-2472-ga-co-8568-ga.19650.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>GJD will also unveil their latest IP range and laser wired and wireless detectors at NSI Installer Summit 2016<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>GJD, an award winning British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, has recently announced it will unveil its newest technology at the NSI Installer Summit. GJD at stand 39 will be showcasing their Clarius Plus range of LED illuminators, as well as their external wired and wireless detectors including the latest IP range and innovative laser detectors.</p> <p>Ana Maria Sagra-Smith, GJD&rsquo;s Sales...ISC West 2016: Farpointe to showcase mullion keypad reader supporting popular proximity card and tag technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/isc-west-2016-farpointe-showcase-mullion-co-2736-ga-co-3194-ga.19638.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/isc-west-2016-farpointe-showcase-mullion-co-2736-ga-co-3194-ga.19638.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>The mullion-sized proximity card reader features an eight-inch read range for increased convenience</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Farpointe Data, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that access control manufacturers and integrators can now provide their customers with its new Farpointe mullion keypad reader that supports popular proximity card and tag technologies with an integrated keypad for 2-factor verification applications. The mullion-sized proximity card reader features an eight-inch...3VR certified member of AMAG's Symmetry Preferred Partner Programmehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-certified-member-amag-symmetry-preferred-co-2603-ga-co-130-ga.19636.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-certified-member-amag-symmetry-preferred-co-2603-ga-co-130-ga.19636.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>As a certified partner, 3VR VisionPoint VMS integrates with AMAG Symmetry access control system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that 3VR is now a certified member of AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program. As a certified partner, 3VR&rsquo;s VisionPoint&trade; VMS integrates with AMAG&rsquo;s Symmetry&trade; Access Control System. AMAG Technology and 3VR cooperatively tested and...Pelco VideoXpert VMS and Optera panoramic cameras at Securika MIPS 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mips-securika-2016-pelco-videoxpert-vms-co-9251-ga-co-1286-ga.19633.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mips-securika-2016-pelco-videoxpert-vms-co-9251-ga-co-1286-ga.19633.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>Pelco will also be exhibiting its Optera Series 12MP &lsquo;panomersive&rsquo; cameras with panoramic viewing</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Pelco will exhibit at Securika MIPS at ExpoCentre Moscow on Stand B415 from 13th March to 16th March 2016. Pelco will showcase VideoXpert&trade;, the company&rsquo;s award-winning video management software (VMS) platform launched in 2015 and Optera&trade;, the multi-sensor, panoramic cameras, which provide seamless video images over 180&deg;, 270&deg; or 360&deg; views. The Optera range won...Morpho to supply CTX 5800 EDS and other detection solutions to UK’s Cornwall Airport Newquayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/morpho-supply-ctx-5800-eds-detection-co-10849-ga.19632.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/morpho-supply-ctx-5800-eds-detection-co-10849-ga.19632.htmlApplications NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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> Morpho will supply cabin baggage X-ray systems &amp; walkthrough metal detectors for a multilayered approach to checkpoint security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, recently announced a contract with U.K.&rsquo;s Cornwall Airport Newquay to supply and service advanced detection solutions that screen passengers and baggage for explosives and contraband.</p> <p><strong>Screening passenger baggage</strong></p> <p>Following competitive tendering, Cornwall Airport Newquay selected Morpho's compact CTX 5800&trade;...MIPS 2016: ISONAS fully integrates with Milestone XProtect Access software modulehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mips-2016-isonas-access-control-partner-co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga.19631.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mips-2016-isonas-access-control-partner-co-6100-ga-co-1151-ga.19631.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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"> <p><strong>ISONAS Pure IP access control<br /></strong><strong>operates at the edge &amp; eliminates</strong><br /><strong>the need for separate power drops</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ISONAS Inc., a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, is proud to announce its participation in the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) 2016 event in Arizona being held February 22nd -25th. ISONAS will be featured as the first access control partner to fully integrate with the Milestone XProtect&reg; Access software module; an add-on capability with Milestone XProtect video...SIA sponsored Connected Security Expo @ISC West announces leading IT security practitioners as keynote speakershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/connected-security-expo-isc-west-cybersecurity-keynote-speakers-co-13709-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13710-ga.19623.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/connected-security-expo-isc-west-cybersecurity-keynote-speakers-co-13709-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13710-ga.19623.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 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>Connected Security Expo selected this year's keynotes based on their expertise in the convergence of physical and cyber security trends<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Connected Security Expo @ ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced recently esteemed IT visionaries as its keynote speakers. Leading IT security practitioner Herb Kelsey, who developed the first secure cloud-computing environment for the Air Force Cyber Command, Wurldtech CEO and President Paul Rogers and Intel Security Cyber Security Strategist Matthew...Tyco Security launches Illustra Pro 2 megapixel micro camera series with HD video resolutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-launches-illustra-pro-2-co-3094-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19637.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-launches-illustra-pro-2-co-3094-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19637.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel micro camera series. This small, covert camera provides a low profile, high performance video solution.</p> <p><strong>Discreet form and high definition video quality<br /></strong></p> <p>Ideal for ATMs, banks, hospitals, retail stores and other locations where a small camera is needed, the Illustra micro camera gives users a discreet form factor while also providing high definition video quality. The Illustra Micro camera delivers 1080p video at 30 frames per second for capturing clear details.</p> <p>The Illustra Pro micro camera series comes with a main unit, 20 foot cable and sensor units. This allows users the flexibility to easily install the small sensor unit in a specific, tight location while placing the main unit in another location out of sight. This Illustra camera offers several lens options for multiple fields of view including telephoto and wide angle lenses.</p> <p>The Illustra Micro camera...CSAA/ANSI alarm verification standard to improve law enforcement responsiveness & reduce false dispatcheshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/csaa-ansi-alarm-verification-standard-law-enforcement-co-390-ga-co-13122-ga-co-11258-ga.19635.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/csaa-ansi-alarm-verification-standard-law-enforcement-co-390-ga-co-13122-ga-co-11258-ga.19635.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Improved alarm verification standards will help reduce the number of false dispatches of law enforcement officers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">The verification of alarms continues to progress with more affordable technology as well as an updated industry standard set for release as soon as the end of February 2016.</span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>The definition of alarm verification is getting a makeover in the...Securing the Super Bowl: Extreme security measures & advanced technologies at Super Bowl 50 highlight event security's capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/super-bowl-50-extreme-security-measures-advanced-technologies.sb.19634.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/super-bowl-50-extreme-security-measures-advanced-technologies.sb.19634.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Sports security has always played a crucial role in securing major sporting events around the world. Ensuring the safety of millions of spectators who throng the venues during such events is not an easy task. Apart from the usual surveillance cameras and barricades that are put into place, to prevent overcrowding and stampeding, other security measures are also implemented.</span></strong></p> <p>The Super Bowl is one of the biggest events of the year in the United States, so no wonder it&rsquo;s also a huge event for security. Endless festivities are the norm, and ticket re-sales for the big National Football League championship game averaged more than $4,500 per ticket. &nbsp;</p> <p class="blue_bold"><span style="font-size: small;">2 years of planning amongst security &amp; governmental agencies</span></p> <p>The over-the-top security effort involved dozens of federal, state and local jurisdictions and thousands of law-enforcement and...Sony showcases SRG-120DS HD PTZ camera at Integrated Systems Europe 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sony-showcases-srg-120ds-hd-ptz-co-6573-ga-co-3289-ga-co-11550-ga.19630.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sony-showcases-srg-120ds-hd-ptz-co-6573-ga-co-3289-ga-co-11550-ga.19630.htmlEvents NewsThu, 11 Feb 2016 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>Sony expands its SRG series of full-HD pan/tilt/zoom cameras with latest addition of SRG-120DS</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the latest addition of SRG-120DS, Sony offers a total of six full-HD pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras under the SRG series. The all-in-one compact and lightweight design makes these cameras easy to install in a variety of locations while integrating seamlessly to different applications as either a primary or secondary camera.</p> <p>Application to different verticals Apart from traditional markets, the versatile SRG camera series is a perfect choice to be...Joe Byron appointed Arecont Vision Regional Sales Manager for New England and Eastern Canada regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joe-byron-appointed-arecont-vision-regional-co-3107-ga.19629.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joe-byron-appointed-arecont-vision-regional-co-3107-ga.19629.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 11 Feb 2016 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>Byron is tasked with the continued growth of sales activity across multiple U.S. states and Canadian provinces</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Arecont Vision&reg;, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has appointed Joe Byron as the Regional Sales Manager for the New England and Eastern Canada region. Byron is tasked with the continued growth of sales activity with systems integrators, distributors, and partners for customer projects across a region composed of multiple U.S. states and Canadian provinces.</p> <p><strong>Background in video security and...Tyco exacqVision NVRs pre-installed with Kantech EntraPass software for faster security installation and servicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-exacqvision-nvrs-pre-installed-kantech-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19628.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-exacqvision-nvrs-pre-installed-kantech-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19628.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products introduces exacqVision network video recorders (NVR) with Kantech EntraPass Corporate Edition access control system pre-installed for faster, simpler security installation and service.</p> <p>exacqVision NVRs provide high performance, all-in-one network video surveillance solutions. Available in hybrid and IP camera NVR models, exacqVision recorders deliver reliability and capacity for mainstream recording.</p> <p><strong>Each NVR supports up to 20 workstations<br /></strong></p> <p>Designed for easy installation, Kantech EntraPass Corporate Edition comes pre-installed and pre-licensed on exacqVision A-Series and Z-Series Windows NVRs. Having the access control system loaded onto the video server saves users hardware, power and cooling costs while also reducing the amount of rack space required.</p> <p>Users can control a handful of doors or millions from multiple locations worldwide. Each recorder will support up to 20 workstations and up to 50...Galaxy Control Systems DoorPoint and PersonPoint mobile app for System Galaxy access control software solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/galaxy-control-doorpoint-personpoint-mobile-app-access-control-co-2813-ga-npr.19625.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/galaxy-control-doorpoint-personpoint-mobile-app-access-control-co-2813-ga-npr.19625.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Galaxy Control Systems has released two new mobile apps that enhance the unique capabilities of the company&rsquo;s powerful System Galaxy access control software solution. Each app is designed to provide users with greater control capabilities for common functions related to facilities and people from anywhere and at any time. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Convenient, mobile access control management<br /></strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Given the growth of mobile technologies, users expect to be able to control their facilities and people from wherever they are, without needing to be tied to a desk or terminal,&rdquo;</em> said Robert Laughlin, President, Galaxy Control Systems. <em>&ldquo;These two mobile apps are designed to put the power of System Galaxy in the palm of authorised users&rsquo; hands to make access control management more convenient, efficient and effective.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Remote door control<em><br /></em></strong></p> <p>The DoorPoint app provides...ASSA ABLOY and Nedap access control system protects staff, patients and data at Ghent’s new Hospital Maria Middelareshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-nedap-access-control-system-ghent-new-hospital-co-9380-ga-co-4108-ga.19624.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/assa-abloy-nedap-access-control-system-ghent-new-hospital-co-9380-ga-co-4108-ga.19624.htmlApplications NewsThu, 11 Feb 2016 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"> <p><strong>The hospital chose Nedap AEOS access control integrated with Aperio wireless locks</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A modern hospital demands secure, but flexible, access control, around the clock and 365 days a year. At Ghent&rsquo;s new Hospital Maria Middelares, ASSA ABLOY&mdash;in partnership with Nedap&mdash;delivered just that. Instead of old-fashioned mechanical locks and cumbersome keys, the hospital chose Nedap AEOS access control integrated with Aperio&reg; wireless locks to protect staff, patients and...