from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/sierra-leone.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2016 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Nextchip revolutionises analogue surveillance market with HD technology amidst growing IP trendhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nextchip-hd-analogue-surveillance-ip-security-co-10282-ga.19626.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nextchip-hd-analogue-surveillance-ip-security-co-10282-ga.19626.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 10 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>Some companies, like Nextchip, have continued to develop technology for<br />analogue solutions despite the IP trend</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The growing sales of IP-based solutions in the surveillance market is a well-discussed topic. Security companies are rushing to grab a slice of this lucrative pie. However, at the same time, analogue surveillance systems have continued to retain their appeal for many end users. Aware of this demand, some companies have continued to develop technology...Identiv to present networked physical access solution at Cisco Live events in Berlin, Melbourne and Las Vegashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identiv-present-networked-physical-access-solution-co-827-ga.19621.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/identiv-present-networked-physical-access-solution-co-827-ga.19621.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 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 ICPAM solution is a distributed intelligent premises access control solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Identiv, Inc. recently announced that it will present its networked physical access solution at Cisco Live! Berlin, Cisco Live! Melbourne, and Cisco Live! Las Vegas. Cisco Live! is Cisco's premier education and technical updating destination for IT professionals, customers, experts, and partners.</p> <p><strong>Event: </strong><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/cisco-live-2016.html" class="blue_bold">Cisco Live! Berlin</a></p> <p>Date:...Pulse Secure upgrades Pulse Connect Secure, Pulse Policy Secure and Pulse Workspace to help eliminate security siloshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/pulse-secure-upgrades-pulse-connect-secure-co-13048-ga-npr.19620.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/pulse-secure-upgrades-pulse-connect-secure-co-13048-ga-npr.19620.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pulse Secure, the leader in secure access solutions, recently announced enhancements to its core product portfolio to help organisations secure access to applications in the data center and the cloud. Upgrades to Pulse Connect Secure, Pulse Policy Secure and Pulse Workspace will help enterprises eliminate security silos without the need for additional administrative overhead and investments while increasing both productivity and the user experience for the next generation worker.</p> <p><strong>Enterprises facing new generation of challenges</strong></p> <p>Enterprises are facing a new generation of challenges including providing secure access for workers who are increasingly mobile and embracing the cloud while meeting compliance requirements and protecting corporate data. Pressured by today&rsquo;s enterprise tech-savvy workers who demand access to the devices and the applications of their choosing in the name of productivity, IT organisations have often responded by...SIA Government Relations Committee Chair Kathleen Carroll recommends measures to strengthen security credentials at U.S. airportshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sia-government-relations-committee-chair-kathleen-co-823-ga-co-1508-ga.19612.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/sia-government-relations-committee-chair-kathleen-co-823-ga-co-1508-ga.19612.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 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>Ms. Carroll recommended measures of biometric identity authentication and liveness detection<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Representing the Security Industry Association (SIA) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, Kathleen Carroll, Vice President, Government Affairs, HID Global Corp., made recommendations to Congress to strengthen security credentials at U.S. airports.</p> <p><strong>Use of biometric authentication</strong></p> <p>In testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee&rsquo;s Subcommittee on Transportation...StaySafe Business App enhances security of Martin and Co's lone working estate agentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/staysafe-business-app-enhances-security-martin-co-12135-ga.19611.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/staysafe-business-app-enhances-security-martin-co-12135-ga.19611.htmlApplications NewsWed, 10 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>StaySafe Business App allows Martin and Co to monitor their employees&rsquo; safety and GPS location through online Hub</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Martin and Co have launched the StaySafe Business App and surrounding monitoring service to provide peace of mind to their lone working agents.</p> <p>The StaySafe Business App allows Martin and Co Leeds City &amp; Leeds North to monitor their employees&rsquo; safety and GPS location through an online Hub. The employee is able to start a timed session and alert their employer...Raytec VARIO IP Illuminators integrated with Avigilon Control Center VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-vario-ip-illuminators-integrated-avigilon-co-3126-ga-co-2011-ga-npr.19610.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-vario-ip-illuminators-integrated-avigilon-co-3126-ga-co-2011-ga-npr.19610.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Raytec is delighted to announce that VARIO IP Network Illuminators are now fully integrated with the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) &trade; Video Management System from Avigilon&trade;.</p> <p><strong>Improved security event response capabilities</strong></p> <p>Through the use of the integration with the Avigilon Control Center from Avigilon&trade;, VARIO IP illuminators can now operate in conjunction with Avigilon HD video security cameras and other network devices. This integration improves security event response capabilities by delivering dynamic, situation-dependent lighting to accompany live security camera events. Overall, ensuring the highest levels of security and safety at all times in answering incidents.</p> <p>In the case of White-Light illumination, this provides an automatic and highly visible lighting response in the exact place the activity is happening, which results in an extremely effective crime deterrent.</p> <p><strong>VARIO IP network...Essence to present Nest compatibility, new video services, and announce partnership with FPT Telecom at MWC 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/essence-present-nest-compatibility-video-services-co-12074-ga-co-8519-ga-co-11888-ga-co-12085-ga-co-10903-ga.19609.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/essence-present-nest-compatibility-video-services-co-12074-ga-co-8519-ga-co-11888-ga-co-12085-ga-co-10903-ga.19609.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 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>Essence&rsquo;s WeR@Home Smart Living solution has recently been awarded &ldquo;Works with Nest&rdquo; approval</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has created new service revenue opportunities for operators and service providers with valuable enhancements to its ecosystem.</p> <p>Essence&rsquo;s WeR@Home Smart Living solution has recently been awarded &ldquo;Works with Nest&rdquo; approval, adding significant value to users of the Nest Self-Learning...Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology to be demonstrated at World Game Protection Conference 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cognitec-facevacs-videoscan-technology-demonstrated-world-co-2232-ga-co-13702-ga.19608.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cognitec-facevacs-videoscan-technology-demonstrated-world-co-2232-ga-co-13702-ga.19608.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 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>Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology helps strengthen physical security measures in Macau casinos</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Cognitec&rsquo;s highly specialised face recognition technology FaceVACS-VideoScan was selected to strengthen physical security measures in major Macau casinos by alerting security staff in real time about banned persons entering the premises.</p> <p><strong>Cognitec uses advanced face recognition technology</strong></p> <p>In partnership with Melco Crown Entertainment, Cognitec supported the large-scale...Brivo's Mobile Pass and channel partnerships drive its growth in physical security industry in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brivo-mobile-pass-channel-partnerships-drive-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga.19606.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/brivo-mobile-pass-channel-partnerships-drive-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga.19606.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 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 access control market grew at a pace of 10% in 2015, while Brivo&rsquo;s revenue grew by 20%</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Brivo Inc., the worldwide leader in cloud-based physical access control systems, recently announced significant 2015 growth in demand for cloud-based access control solutions. Brivo&rsquo;s momentum within the physical security industry was driven by the release of new integrations, Brivo Mobile Pass, and strategic channel partnerships.</p> <p><strong>Growth in access control market</strong></p> <p>According to Memoori, the access control...International Procurement Services launches the ShieldSak phone shielding devicehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/international-procurement-services-launches-shieldsak-phone-co-929-ga-npr.19602.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/international-procurement-services-launches-shieldsak-phone-co-929-ga-npr.19602.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>For over 25 years International Procurement Services, have provided security solutions to Government agencies, International companies and high net worth individuals supplying surveillance, debugging sweep team services, countermeasures and consultancy services and now, along with REI, Audiotel, Shearwater, Scanna, FLIR and QCC equipment ranges, they have added ShieldSak to their product range.</p> <p><strong>Secures information on mobile phone or RFID chipped products</strong></p> <p>ShieldSak is a lightweight fabric bag that is proven to block RF, infrared, skim and quick scan signals that are capable of reading your critical information on your mobile phone or RFID chipped products.</p> <p>Gerry Hall, Managing Director at IPS said <em>&ldquo;At IPS, we tested many so called &lsquo;phone shielding devices&rsquo; only to find that most failed even the most elementary tests. Apart from general uses such as boardrooms, secure business meetings etc., law enforcement agencies...Siemens appoints Steven Foxley as Managing Director for the UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 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>Steven brings breadth of experience in customer facing roles, business administration and lifecycle services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Siemens has appointed Steven Foxley as the new Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for the UK and Ireland.</p> <p>Steven assumed the role on 4th January 2016 and brings with him a considerable breadth of experience in customer facing roles, as well las business administration, programme performance, project delivery and lifecycle services.</p> <p><strong>Meeting demand for...Airbus Defence and Space to run secure digital Tetra network during 52nd Munich Security Conferencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/airbus-defence-space-run-secure-digital-co-5980-ga.19613.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/airbus-defence-space-run-secure-digital-co-5980-ga.19613.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 242px; height: 254px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>German Army personnel &amp; conference staff will be able to use the radio technology for the entire duration of the Munich Security Conference</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a three-year contract to run a secure digital Tetra private mobile radio network during the Munich Security Conference. In collaboration with the Tetra operator Stadtwerke M&uuml;nchen (the municipal utility operator), Airbus Defence and Space will be supporting the Conference from 2016 to 2018.</p>...Alarm Lock, ContinentalAccess and Marks USA now offer ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx lockshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/alarm-lock-continentalaccess-marks-usa-offer-co-8305-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2937-ga-co-8294-ga-npr.19605.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/alarm-lock-continentalaccess-marks-usa-offer-co-8305-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2937-ga-co-8294-ga-npr.19605.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Now available from NAPCO Security Group of Companies - Alarm Lock, Continental Access and Marks USA - are the new ArchiTech&trade; Designer Wireless Networx locks with BlueTooth LE&trade; Technology and iLock App. ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx Locks now offer mobile access and key-/card-free smart device unlocking convenience. Based on proven Networx lock reliability and class-leading battery life plus a custom choice of over 300 Grade 1 architectural lock styles and finishes, the Series features better security, teaming universally-compatible Bluetooth LE technology and a wirelessly paired iLock App, so the ArchiTech and smartphone each supply stored encrypted data, providing users convenient, secure access without a key.</p> <p><strong>Ideal wireless access control solution</strong></p> <p>ArchiTech Designer Wireless Networx Locks are an ideal access control solution &ndash; elegantly blending advanced wireless access control convenience within any decor, in an...Matrix SATATYA NVR64P IP video recorder for enterpriseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-satatya-nvr64p-ip-video-recorder-co-10086-ga-npr.19600.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-satatya-nvr64p-ip-video-recorder-co-10086-ga-npr.19600.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Matrix SATATYA NVR64P is an IP video recorder suitable for enterprises providing a high resolution security solution. It is built on a Core i3 processor for smooth and reliable performance. This recorder, along with its software, ensures organisations get preventive and effective security with rich features like adaptive recording for saving storage space, camera-wise recording &amp; backup retention, calling from mobile app and email notification with snapshot. Furthermore, features like E-map and cascading ensures effective monitoring never letting organisations miss unwanted events.</p> <p><strong>Key features:</strong></p> <p><strong>Cascading</strong></p> <ul> <li>Connect multiple NVRs and HVRs from a single device without a server</li> <li>Reduced cabling, server and individual monitoring device cost</li> </ul> <p><strong>Full HD recording</strong></p> <ul> <li>Record 64 cameras at 2MP</li> <li>High resolution video recording</li> </ul> <p><strong>Adaptive...Feenics to display Keep cloud-hosted access control and security management system at ISC West 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/feenics-display-cloud-hosted-access-control-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-289-ga-co-11861-ga-co-823-ga-co-3194-ga.19595.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/feenics-display-cloud-hosted-access-control-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-289-ga-co-11861-ga-co-823-ga-co-3194-ga.19595.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 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>Keep monitors live, real-time events and pushes alarm or manual notifications out via email</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Feenics will display its award-winning Keep&trade; by Feenics cloud-hosted access control and security management system, now in its most powerful 15.3 software version, at ISC West in Las Vegas at booth 29093. The latest iteration has faster, real-time alarm management, increased functionality and enhanced scalability in the industry leading hosted security management solution.</p> <p><strong>Monitoring real-time events<br /></strong></p>...Door and Hardware Federation sponsors new PAS 3621 standard for multi-point lockshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/door-hardware-federation-sponsors-pas-3621-co-9380-ga-co-11768-ga-co-634-ga.19594.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/door-hardware-federation-sponsors-pas-3621-co-9380-ga-co-11768-ga-co-634-ga.19594.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 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>PAS 3621 offers a number of benefits to housing developers and door fabricators</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>House builders and door fabricators now have the opportunity of specifying PAS 3621 multi-point locks in order to raise levels of security in bespoke domestic entry doors.</p> <p><strong>Providing extra access security</strong></p> <p>PAS 3621 is the standard for multi-point locks which offers a similar level of security to the long established BS 3621 standard for single-point locks. BS 3621 has been the gold standard for single-point locks for timber doors having gained...Paxton Access appoints Kevin Reyes and Chris Donohue as Application Engineershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/paxton-access-appoints-kevin-reyes-chris-co-1283-ga.19593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/paxton-access-appoints-kevin-reyes-chris-co-1283-ga.19593.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Kevin &amp; Chris will work with Paxton&rsquo;s RSMs to provide presales system designs &amp; conduct training courses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Paxton Access has announced the appointment of Kevin Reyes and Chris Donohue as Application Engineers to further strengthen the company&rsquo;s thriving support team.</p> <p>Kevin and Chris will work closely with Paxton&rsquo;s Regional Sales Managers (RSMs) to provide presales system design, and conduct training courses in the field. They will also offer onsite technical support and advanced...Vigitron and Superior Essex partnership to offer exceptional PoE cabling and infrastructure solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vigitron-superior-essex-partnership-offer-poe-co-13699-ga-co-3302-ga.19592.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vigitron-superior-essex-partnership-offer-poe-co-13699-ga-co-3302-ga.19592.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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 combination of Superior Essex cable and Vigitron products provided power higher than 802.3at over distances of up to 1,200 feet</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Vigitron, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of analogue, IP and HD transmission solutions, has completed inter-operational testing with the Superior Essex PowerWise&trade; Category 5e+ 4PPoE 22 AWG cable. The combination of Vigitron products and Superior Essex cables results in the ability to provide 802.3af Class 2 Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) for distances up to 3,000 feet, Class 3 for distances up 2,500 feet,...BSIA member companies display best of UK access control products at Intersec 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bsia-member-companies-display-uk-access-co-9380-ga-co-306-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-13554-ga-co-2966-ga-co-10911-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga.19590.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bsia-member-companies-display-uk-access-co-9380-ga-co-306-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-13554-ga-co-2966-ga-co-10911-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga.19590.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 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>Intersec has been a key fixture for many BSIA members who exhibit year-on-year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) have returned from Intersec reporting a successful exhibition for UK exhibitors.</p> <p><strong>Expansion into the Middle East market</strong></p> <p>The three day show &ndash; held at the Dubai World Trade Centre over the 17th &ndash; 19th January &ndash; is seen by many as the most important security exhibition in the Middle East region and it plays a pivotal role in enabling UK companies to...JoAnna Sohovich appointed The Chamberlain Group's CEOhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joanna-sohovich-appointed-chamberlain-group-ceo-co-12791-ga-co-1664-ga-co-13695-ga.19589.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joanna-sohovich-appointed-chamberlain-group-ceo-co-12791-ga-co-1664-ga-co-13695-ga.19589.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 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>Sohovich's IoT &amp; technology experience will be an asset to CGI's connectivity strategy for integrated products<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI), maker of LiftMaster&reg; and Chamberlain&reg; access control brands, announced recently that JoAnna Sohovich has been appointed CEO.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We are very excited about the strategic expertise JoAnna will provide our company,&rdquo;</em> said Craig Duchossois, CEO of CGI parent company The Duchossois Group. <em>&ldquo;Her background and values made her the obvious fit for this...