from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/iraq.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT The importance of electronic key control solutions in casino securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.14725.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.14725.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 199px; height: 271px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Key control is one of the most critical areas of casino security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>With so much money flowing in and out in the form of cash and chips, casinos are a highly regulated world when it comes to security. One of the most critical areas of casino security is key control. Physical keys are used for access to all of the most sensitive and highly secured areas of the casino, including counting rooms and drop boxes, so the rules and regulations that relate to key control are extremely important to maintain tight...Suprema provides its BioEntry Plus fingerprint recognition terminal to Carrefour Supermarkets in Istanbul, Turkeyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12167-ga-co-2366-ga.14721.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12167-ga-co-2366-ga.14721.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Jul 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>Over 500 units of Suprema&rsquo;s BioEntry Plus were deployed onto Carrefour&rsquo;s new access control and time &amp; attendance system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/suprema.html" class="blue_bold">Suprema Inc.</a>, a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, recently announced it provided its fingerprint recognition terminal, <a...Dahua Technology captures video surveillance market with innovative product developmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-9385-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14720.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-9385-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14720.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><em><strong data-mce-json="{'type':'iframe','video':{'sources':{}},'params':{'src':'http://www.youtube.com/embed/OgNImFF0dtY','frameborder':'0'},'width':'410','height':'337'}">Highlighting China&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="orangebold">Video Surveillance</a> Giants, this is the second in a series of articles on the growing international presence of China&rsquo;s top three video surveillance/CCTV companies. Check out the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.14709.html" class="orangebold">previous article on Hikvision</a>.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology Co., Ltd</a>. is a Chinese video company with roughly 75 percent of its revenue coming from the huge domestic Chinese market. The rest reflects Dahua&rsquo;s growing international presence in the video...Eaton appoints Steve Salter as Quality Manager for its security businesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-478-ga.14719.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-478-ga.14719.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 42px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Steve Salter aims to maintain the effectiveness of Eaton&rsquo;s environmental and health and safety management system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Power Management company, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/eaton.html" class="blue_bold">Eaton</a> recently announced that its security business has reaffirmed its commitment to manufacturing products and systems that offer industry leading standards of reliability, by appointing Steve Salter as its new quality manager.</p>...IndigoVision celebrates success securing three consecutive FIFA World Cupshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14718.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14718.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 31 Jul 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>IndigoVision&rsquo;s solution was deployed in order to allow staff to monitor all 12 Brazil FIFA World Cup Stadiums from their control room</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The World Cup is has drawn to a close, and Germany are not the only ones who can look back on a successful tournament.</p> <p>International events of this scale present a massive challenge in terms of homeland security. Not only do such events attract fans from around the globe, they also draw out criminals, increase traffic and are...Allegion to educate security patners and school end-users of lockdown products as part of Safe School Weekhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-11605-ga.14714.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-11605-ga.14714.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 31 Jul 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>Allegion's sales team can help school administrators find avenues to fund door hardware upgrades</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion PLC</a>, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, is celebrating this year's Safe School Week (October 19-25) by encouraging its security/architect partners and school end-users to be aware of new and untested security and lockdown products that could actually put staff and...HID Global ActivID® mobile banking and multi-factor authentication solutions help secure Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in Croatiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14713.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.14713.htmlApplications NewsThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ActivID&reg; Authentication Appliance and ActivID Soft Token identity assurance solutions have been deployed by Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in Croatia </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&reg;</a>, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its <a...ASSA ABLOY launches downloadable white paper on cost-effective access control systems for building owners and facilities managershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14712.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14712.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 31 Jul 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>The white paper discusses how access control systems can be convenient and cost-effective security solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</span></a>, Security Solutions has launched a downloadable white paper to discuss how access control systems can be a convenient and cost-effective security solution for building owners and facilities managers, at a time when capex budget is often restricted.</p> <p>The...Hikvision global leader in the race for video surveillance and CCTV market dominationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.14709.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.14709.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><em>Highlighting China&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="orangebold">Video Surveillance</a> Giants, this is the first in a series of articles on the growing international presence of China&rsquo;s top three video surveillance/CCTV companies. Stay tuned for future articles on <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zhejiang-uniview-technologies-co-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Uniview</a>.</em></strong></p> <p>For three years now, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision Digital Technology Co</a>. has been ranked as the world&rsquo;s largest CCTV and video surveillance equipment provider. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a><span class="blue_bold">...Zwipe deploys biometric card for managing access to door and printers at Simonsen VogtWiig law firm in Norwayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga.14708.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11521-ga.14708.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 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>The Zwipe biometric card is DESFIRE EV1 and MIFARE Classic compatible</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zwipe-as.html" class="blue_bold">Zwipe</a>, which provides contactless smart cards with on-card fingerprint reading, recently announced that Simonsen VogtWiig, a well reputed law firm located in the middle of the financial district of Oslo, is deploying the Zwipe biometric card for managing access to doors and printers. The Zwipe biometric card quickly reads the user's fingerprint in less than a second. Eliminating the problems of solely...TDSi looks towards education sector security as market for expansion and growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2113-ga.14707.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2113-ga.14707.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 30 Jul 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>TDSi&rsquo;s installation and maintenance partner Frontline Security Solutions recently installed a TDSi solution in a leading private school</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The education sector has become an important vertical market for the security industry. With recent high-profile cases of security issues in some schools, it is a market that looks set to become even more security focussed. Many educational establishments are looking more closely than ever at the security of their facilities, to protect people, property and assets...Urmet supplies IP video door-entry solution to prestigious development in Kensington, Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.14703.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1745-ga.14703.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 7px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The IPervoice system installed at 375 Kensington High Street features a 2-door controller called the "PIO" Controller<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/urmet-domus-communication-and-security-uk-ltd.1.html" class="blue_bold">Urmet</a> is pleased to have been involved in a prestigious, award-winning development by leading UK property developer, St. Edward, which is part of the Berkeley Group. The Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2014 &ldquo;<em>Best...Smart cities to quadruple within 12-year period according to latest IHS reporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>There will be at least 88 smart cities all over the world by 2025, up from 21 in 2013</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, proliferating as local governments work with the private sector to cope with a multitude of challenges confronting urban centres, according to a new report from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">IHS</span>...ASSA ABLOY designs and installs range of high performance security doors at multiple London locationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14701.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14701.htmlApplications NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 69px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASSA ABLOY Security Doors supplied its steel doorsets to London Underground&rsquo;s Bond Street Tube Station</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</span></a> Security Doors has designed, manufactured and installed a range of high performance security doors for multiple specification projects across London.</p> <p>From the installation of innovative fire doorsets in the Shard, to...SilverNet awards ‘Master’ distributor status to Pro-Vision Distribution Limitedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-3248-ga.14697.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-3248-ga.14697.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>Pro-Vision Distribution is a distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment</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 Limited</a>, the distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment, has recently been awarded &lsquo;Master&rsquo; distributor status from the wireless transmission manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/silvernet.html" class="blue_bold">SilverNet</a>.</p>...MOBOTIX AG releases details of Leeds City College project to secure access to critical data centres and communication roomshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14695.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14695.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>MOBOTIX AG has secured access to critical data centres and communication rooms across multiple sites at Leeds City College</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX AG</a>, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Leeds City College to secure access to critical data centres and...Allegion provides biometric access control system at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Londonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2200-ga-co-11605-ga.14694.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-2200-ga-co-11605-ga.14694.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>Allegion&rsquo;s Schlage HandPunch hand readers were installed, utilising turnstiles from the original construction project</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a> has completed a project to provide a biometric access control system at one of Europe&rsquo;s largest ever construction projects, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with the system installed verifying the credentials of over 10,000 workers during an 18-month build project.</p> <p>The project formed part of a...AMG Systems transmission solution secures Kuwait Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-12160-ga.14691.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-12160-ga.14691.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>Kharafi National chose AMG4700 transmission solution for Kuwait University&rsquo;s integrated solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amg-systems.html" class="blue_bold">AMG Systems</a>, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission technology and sophisticated Megapixel cameras, and systems integration partner, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kharafi-national.html" class="blue_bold">Kharafi National</a>, have co-operated on a...TDSi provides fully integrated security solution at Shanghai Metrohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14687.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14687.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 2014 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 access control solution features TDSi&rsquo;s EXpert controllers, EXgarde Enterprise software platform and MIFARE&reg; smart card readers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With successful installations already in full operation on Shanghai Metro&rsquo;s Line 6 and Line 9, security specialist Beijing STY turned again to access control specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>&rsquo;s products, in partnership with its distribution partner in...New NERC standard to guide security of bulk power systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9526-ga.14685.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9526-ga.14685.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 230px; height: 331px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>On April 16, 2013, snipers fired for 19 minutes on PG&amp;E Corp.'s Metcalf electric power transmission station near San Diego, California, knocking out 17 giant transformers that supply electricity to Silicon Valley. At least 100 rounds were fired from at least one high-powered rifle. The power grid was rerouted to avoid a blackout, but it took 27 days to make repairs and get the substation back up and running.</p> <p>The incident got the attention of regulators and security professionals in the utility industry. There are some theories the...