SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/access-control-systems-and-kits.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Securitas to manage National Gallery security staff serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7962-ga.18272.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7962-ga.18272.htmlApplications NewsMon, 03 Aug 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>Securitas will also manage some visitor facing services for the Gallery</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The National Gallery has appointed <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/securitas-security-services-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Securitas</a> as its partner to manage some visitor facing and security staff services.</p> <p>This is part of its commitment to modernisation and a move that will enable the gallery to operate with greater flexibility, allowing it to provide an even better service to its more...School security & safety best practices: Designing physical security frameworkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3019-ga.18255.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3019-ga.18255.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 03 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" 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><em><strong><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/school-security.html" class="blue_bold">School security</a> has increasingly become an area of focus among school boards and municipalities. Officials are constantly seeking to implement or improve security and safety policies, procedures and technologies to offer the highest level of protection for students, staff and visitors. Every second counts in an emergency or crisis, making it imperative that schools have policies and procedures in place that make it possible to lock down buildings instantly...All-over-IP Expo 2015: Conference topics correspond to fastest growing markets in Russiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-10674-ga-co-1151-ga.18273.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-10674-ga-co-1151-ga.18273.htmlEvents NewsSat, 01 Aug 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>Trending topics will be explored within Identity Management and Access Control; Smart Cities; Intelligent Video 2.0/Machine Vision; Intelligent Video 2.0</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>New topics for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/all-over-ip-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">All-over-IP Expo 2015</a> correspond to the fastest growing markets in Russia for 2015&ndash;2016. Vendors who are focused on advanced identity management, access control,...Frank De Fina – remembering a security industry iconhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga-co-6080-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.18268.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga-co-6080-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.18268.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Frank De Fina&rsquo;s death this week came as a shock to everyone in the security industry. The industry has lost both a giant presence and a good friend. He made his mark as a talented executive at some of the biggest companies in the security industry.</p> <p><strong>The &ldquo;Dark Restaurant Society&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>I saw Frank De Fina a lot in dark restaurants. I was honoured to be among the security industry journalists invited to his twice-yearly press dinners, held at nicely accoutred (if dimly lit) restaurants in places like Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas, wherever there was a security industry trade show.</p> <p>Frank named the gatherings the &ldquo;Dark Restaurant Society.&rdquo; More than anything else, it was a meeting of friends. Conversations could go in any direction, whether music (Frank Sinatra or Rock and Roll) or any number of other topics. Frank would hold court amidst a long table of journalists (some squinting to read the menu in the low light)....smanos W020 WiFi alarm and IP6 HD WiFi Camera US and Europe availabilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12899-ga.18265.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12899-ga.18265.htmlEvents NewsFri, 31 Jul 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>The W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Smart home and security expert, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/smanos.html" class="blue_bold">smanos</a> is pleased to announce that its next generation W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe. The devices were first announced during <a...U.S. Security Associates releases USA Security Academy's Course Cataloguehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.18262.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.18262.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 Jul 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>The new catalogue features 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September, 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/u-s-security-associates-inc.html" class="blue_bold">U.S. Security Associates</a> (USA) announces the release of the new USA Security Academy Course Catalogue, featuring the addition of 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September 2014. As one of America&rsquo;s largest security companies, with more than 160 local...BSIA opens nominations for Security Personnel Awards 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-12980-ga.18261.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-12980-ga.18261.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 Jul 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"> <p><strong>The awards are a fantastic opportunity for our member companies to showcase the talents of personnel</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) are being encouraged to submit their nominations for 2016&rsquo;s Security Personnel Awards, with the deadline just over three months away.</p> <p><strong>Awards serve contributions of security personnel</strong></p> <p>These prestigious awards are...Hanwha-Samsung major shareholding acquisition completedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.18260.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.18260.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 Jul 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>At its vision proclamation ceremony in Seoul, Hanwha Techwin announced to promote the security and surveillance business globally</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following on from the news that Hanwha Group has completed its acquisition of a major shareholding in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin</a>, over 800 executives and employees attended a new vision proclamation ceremony in Seoul on 27th July, 2015.</p>...Genetec Security Center improves security and safety of City of Lakeland, Floridahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR systems into one central monitoring</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The challenge</strong></p> <p>The City of Lakeland in Florida has recently standardised its security operations with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technical-details/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-security-center.html" class="blue_bold">Security Center</a>, a unified security platform that combines video...PSIM transition to Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 325px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">(<a href="/docs/moredocs/images/converged_security.jpg" class="blue_bold">see bigger image</a>)</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The very nature of true enterprise PSIM software is that it has the capability to connect to other systems and subsystems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <em><strong>In this article, James I. Chong, CEO &amp; Founder of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vidsys.html" class="blue_bold">Vidsys</a>, sheds light on true <a...BSIA elects new section chairmen following Annual General Meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 Jul 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>Each chairman guides their section at quarterly meetings and throughout term to improve private security sector on the whole</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following its Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15th July 2015, the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) has elected chairmen and vice chairmen to serve its sections of membership.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The BSIA is very proud...Security and life safety systems provider, Stanley launches new websitehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.18247.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2283-ga.18247.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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 updated website is a part of STANLEY&rsquo;s commitment to improving security and safety of people and their daily environment</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/stanley-security-solutions.html" class="blue_bold">STANLEY Security GB</a> recently launched its updated and expanded website, STANLEYSecurity.co.uk, as part of its continued commitment to improving the security and safety of people and their daily environment. The website...BSIA's new white paper - 'Information destruction in the public sector'http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.18246.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.18246.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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"> <p><strong>The paper is designed to provide the correct protocols in the destruction of sensitive items and materials</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) and its Information Destruction section are pleased to announce the publication of a white paper to be used by public sector entities.</p> <p><strong>Provide correct protocols</strong></p> <p>The paper is designed...Security solutions provider, Galaxy Control partners with four new manufacturers’ rep firmshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>Galaxy adds four new manufacturers&rsquo; rep firms to handle sales and support activities in markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/galaxy-control-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Galaxy Control Systems</a>, a leading provider of integrated access control, video and security solutions, has partnered with four new manufacturers&rsquo; representative firms to handle sales and support activities in markets that continue to show rapid expansion opportunities for the company.</p>...Intersec-powered SecProTec East Africa 2015 assembles top security businesseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga-co-12744-ga.18234.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5478-ga-co-12744-ga.18234.htmlEvents NewsTue, 28 Jul 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>61 local and international companies showed their latest products and innovations to the security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/secprotec-east-africa-2015.html" class="blue_bold">SecProTec East Africa powered by Intersec</a> took place for the third time. The first edition in partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-frankfurt.html" class="blue_bold">Messe...Honeywell, Twitter integration for situational awareness and emergency communicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10210-ga-co-10288-ga.18219.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10210-ga-co-10288-ga.18219.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 218px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Honeywell, Twitter integration brings security communication to its life safety products</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell-life-safety.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a>, Northford, Conn., is leveraging the Twitter social media platform to bring higher levels of situational awareness and emergency communications to its life safety products. This move focuses to improve emergency response by monitoring various security, safety or building systems and providing information to identify potential threats.</p>...European ATM Security Team's second European Fraud Update for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6172-ga.18222.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6172-ga.18222.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 27 Jul 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 update is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 19 countries in SEPA and 2 non-SEPA countries</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/european-atm-security-team-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">European ATM Security Team</a> (EAST) has just published its second European Fraud Update for 2015. This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 19 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 2 non-SEPA countries, at the 36th EAST meeting held at Europol in the Hague on 10th June...Honeywell's MAXPRO Cloud wins 2015 ESX TechVision Challengehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2630-ga-co-390-ga-co-5999-ga-co-12074-ga-co-9323-ga-co-2853-ga-co-737-ga-co-1261-ga-co-12792-ga-co-10778-ga-co-12725-ga-co-2173-ga.18217.htmlEvents NewsMon, 27 Jul 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>Honeywell MAXPRO Cloud integrated video surveillance and access control security system wins ESX award</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Expo</a> (ESX) - the national trade event where electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals connect, learn, and prepare for the future - announced the winner of ESX 2015 TechVision Challenge.</p>...Home automation standards and protocolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10515-ga-co-10905-ga-co-10903-ga-co-12988-ga.18209.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-467-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10515-ga-co-10905-ga-co-10903-ga-co-12988-ga.18209.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 27 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>As the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/home-automation" class="blue_bold">home automation</a> industry has expanded with an ever growing number of devices and services, companies are placing bets on which wireless protocols will dominate. The past few years the leaders have been <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/z-wave-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">Z-Wave</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zigbee-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">ZigBee</a>. Companies are also using a variety of other standards including <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/crestron-electronics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Crestron&rsquo;s</a> Infinet, Insteon, and proprietary technologies such as <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lutron-electronics.html" class="blue_bold">Lutron&rsquo;s</a> ClearConnect.</p> <p><strong>Next-generation protocols: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi...Security solutions manufacturer Matrix Comsec recognises system integrators at Growth Summithttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.18213.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.18213.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 24 Jul 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>At the summit, Matrix introduced products in both security and telecom range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix Comsec</a>, recently concluded its seventh annual partners Growth Summit at Daman. It was a two day event where top performing Matrix system integrators were acknowledged and awarded for their outstanding sales performance in the previous year. More than 200 Matrix partners from 20+ countries attended the summit....