SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control software news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control software news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/software.2.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT HID Global's IdenTrust achieves PIV-I Assurance levels with IGC PKI certificatehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11526-ga.15592.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-11526-ga.15592.htmlEvents NewsFri, 31 Oct 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>IGC PKI certificate includes both certificate for identity authentication and digital signing and certificate for encryption</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/identrust-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IdenTrust</a>&reg; (part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions), recently announced that it has achieved U.S. Federal Bridge Authority (US FBCA) cross-certification...G4S Technology continues to upgrade physical security solutions for Iberdrola USAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-8519-ga.15588.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-8519-ga.15588.htmlApplications NewsFri, 31 Oct 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>G4S will continue to support IUSA&rsquo;s recent security initiatives to expand its video and card access deployments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/g4s-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">G4S Technology</a>, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been selected for the deployment of Phase II in a multi-million-dollar contract with world-leading energy company, Iberdrola USA (IUSA), to achieve a comprehensive, multi-layered, integrated physical security solution that meets all...AMAG Technology expands Symmetry V8 software to support federal government markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-823-ga-npr.15581.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-823-ga-npr.15581.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AMAG Technology, a worldwide provider of complete end-to-end security management solutions for access control and video management, announced recently that its new Symmetry V8 software has been expanded to address the specific needs of end users in the federal government market. While Symmetry V8 meets the needs of many vertical markets, the latest V8 software is specifically designed to meet FICAM testing lab requirements for 128-bit credentials, and has been submitted to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for final Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM) compliant testing and approval.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The latest version of Symmetry software as a FICAM-compliant, GSA-approved solution is an example of AMAG&rsquo;s continued commitment to the federal government market. We are looking forward to the opportunity to partner with federal government agencies in their efforts to comply with current PACS standards,&rdquo;</em> said AMAG Technology,...Vanderbilt Industries integrates SMS physical access control system with IDV Solutions Visual Command Center ERV platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8694-ga-co-12200-ga-npr.15576.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8694-ga-co-12200-ga-npr.15576.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vanderbilt Industries and IDV Solutions, LLC recently announced that the companies have formed a technical partnership and completed an integration of Vanderbilt&rsquo;s SMS physical access control system (PACS) with IDV Solutions&rsquo; Visual Command Center&reg; enterprise risk visualisation (ERV) platform.</p> <p>Using a combination of the two technologies, security operations teams can visualise alarms for events like doors propped open, windows forced, or unauthorised entry attempts. Visual Command Center provides context for alarms, showing the building location, nearby assets, and surrounding events; such as current and forecast weather, natural disasters, terrorist threats or the release of hazardous materials.</p> <p>Vanderbilt Industries is a global leader in creating state-of-the-art security systems. The company innovates access control technology by designing, manufacturing and distributing systems that make environments safe, secure and easy to maintain....AES Corporation unveils 7275 AES-Network Management Systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-88-ga-co-12361-ga-co-12362-ga-npr.15562.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-88-ga-co-12361-ga-co-12362-ga-npr.15562.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AES Corporation, the leading manufacturer of private wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new 7275 AES-Network Management System (NMS). NMS is a powerful monitoring and management platform that enables AES-IntelliNet owners and operators to efficiently and profitably expand their wireless networks. The NMS web application provides a real-time visual presentation of the operation and function of an AES-IntelliNet network to assure that critical alarm communication signals are transmitted quickly with high reliability.</p> <p>The new AES-Network Management System offers many features and benefits including Intelligent Dashboards for monitoring functionality, Visualisation to track performance and plan network expansion, and Notification alerts to key personnel of network events. NMS monitors all network subsystems which includes AES-MultiNet receivers, IP Links, Burglary and Fire Subscribers.</p> <p><em>"The intelligent real-time...Genetec Security Center security platform deployed at Cornhusker Bank in Nebraskahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15556.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15556.htmlApplications NewsTue, 28 Oct 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>Security Center combines video and access control operations to handle multi-branch investigations from a central location</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a>&trade;, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced that Cornhusker Bank in Lincoln, Nebraska has revamped its security operations across all branches using Genetec <a...Southwest Microwave expands Software Development Kit with addition of Remote Polling Module II SDKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1579-ga-npr.15554.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1579-ga-npr.15554.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 28 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Southwest Microwave has expanded the Software Development Kit (SDK) options for its INTREPID&trade; Series II perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) with the addition of the Remote Polling Module II (RPM II) SDK. The RPM II package, consisting of an IP-based application layer protocol and accompanying system control hardware module, provides simplified high-level interface between third-party physical security information management (PSIM) or surveillance systems and INTREPID&trade; detection technologies.</p> <p>The RPM II SDK addresses the PIDS integration requirements of network-based large or multi-site facilities, enabling plug-and-play deployment, control and monitoring of the INTREPID&trade; MicroPoint&trade; II fence detection system, MicroTrack&trade; II buried cable detection system and MicroWave 330 digital microwave link through a user&rsquo;s security management or surveillance platform.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Southwest Microwave&rsquo;s scalable SDK resources,...SALTO Systems USA demonstrates NFC solutions at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15549.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga.15549.htmlEvents NewsMon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 19px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>SALTO Systems USA also displayed the SALTO XS4 electronic locker lock at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta GA, Sept 29 - Oct 2, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/salto-systems.html" class="blue_bold">SALTO Systems USA</a> demonstrated its class leading NFC (Near Field Communications) solutions, its RFID wireless products for Residential, Healthcare and Education applications, SALLIS wireless technology for integrations and Clay&trade; SALTO&rsquo;s new secure cloud based...Vanderbilt's acquisition of Siemen's Security Products business in Europe creates new global playerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2140-ga-co-1137-ga-co-268-ga-co-1546-ga-co-12200-ga-sb.15530.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2140-ga-co-1137-ga-co-268-ga-co-1546-ga-co-12200-ga-sb.15530.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>There&rsquo;s a new international company in the security market this week with the acquisition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/security-products-from-siemens.html" class="blue_bold">Siemens&rsquo; Security Products business</a> in Europe by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a new U.S. company that rebranded the Schlage Security Management Systems (SMS) product line after acquiring it from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/ingersoll-rand-security-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Ingersoll Rand</a> in August 2012.</p> <p>The European arm of the new global player will be called Vanderbilt International, based out of Germany and led by Managing Director Joseph Grillo, who many remember from his days at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html"...Tyco Security Products hosts educational technology events in Spainhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-261-ga-co-386-ga-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-1726-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3079-ga.15529.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-261-ga-co-386-ga-co-583-ga-co-10023-ga-co-988-ga-co-1726-ga-co-8421-ga-co-3079-ga.15529.htmlEvents NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 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>The events allowed&nbsp;participants to<br />meet&nbsp;</strong><strong>with&nbsp;representatives from<br />Tyco&nbsp;Security&nbsp;</strong><strong>Products brands</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco Security Products</a>, part of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tyco-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco</a>, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, recently conducted a series of technology events in Spain.</p> <p>The multi-day sessions hosted in late...Intersec 2015 attracts record participation from Germany, UK and USAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-60-ga-co-6398-ga-co-289-ga-co-11015-ga-co-9756-ga-co-755-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10191-ga-co-4609-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1350-ga-co-1446-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1560-ga-co-2580-ga-co-3302-ga-co-3335-ga.15508.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-60-ga-co-6398-ga-co-289-ga-co-11015-ga-co-9756-ga-co-755-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10191-ga-co-4609-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1350-ga-co-1446-ga-co-2966-ga-co-1560-ga-co-2580-ga-co-3302-ga-co-3335-ga.15508.htmlEvents NewsWed, 22 Oct 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"> <p><strong>Epoc Messe Frankfurt has reported international interest in the Intersec 2015 trade fair<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The world's premier safety and security exhibition expects stronger than ever turnout as global players converge in growing market.</p> <p>A record turn-out of safety and security companies from Germany, UK and the USA will be at the forefront of international participation at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a>, as the three-day event nears sell-out...Allegion plc identifies three critical security practices to help school leaders address evolving security threatshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.15520.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.15520.htmlApplications NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 43px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Regardless of available budget, every school should keep students and staff safe through improved physical security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>School leaders face unprecedented security challenges that require them to stay current on the latest security technologies and protocols. Unfortunately, many of K-12 buildings are antiquated and access to funding for upgrades is limited. In advance of National Safe Schools Week (October 19-25), <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion plc</a> has identified...**BREAKING NEWS** Vanderbilt to acquire Siemens' Security Product Businesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15506.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15506.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong></strong><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/security-products-from-siemens.html" class="blue_bold">Siemens&rsquo; Security Products</a> business, part of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/siemens-building-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Siemens&rsquo; Building Technologies</a> Division. The business will be...CEM Systems releases 6.9 version of its AC2000 suite of access control and security management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8920-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.15484.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8920-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.15484.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco recently announced the release of version 6.9 of the AC2000 suite of access control and security management software. This new version of the software offers improved security features and increases the performance of the AC2000 software suite including AC2000, AC2000 Airport and AC2000 Lite.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;AC2000 is an integrated security management system that is designed with the customer in mind, providing flexible solutions that help increase security and improve operational effectiveness,&rdquo;</em> said Conleth Donaghy, Senior Product Manager, CEM Systems. <em>&ldquo;The latest release of AC2000 further reinforces this, offering improved security features with the addition of the SmartCard Utility and support for AES encryption across all CEM DESfire readers. The latest enhancements to emerald also provide an additional security level, where personnel image can be immediately verified at point of...Matrix to showcase security solutions at IFSEC India 2014 in New Delhihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.15483.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga.15483.htmlEvents NewsMon, 20 Oct 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"> <p><strong>Matrix will showcase its recently introduced access control panel and readers</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix</a>, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade Security and Telecom solutions is participating in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-india-2014.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC India</a>. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of Access Control, Time-Attendance...Key trends driving access control growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2298-ga.13440.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 161px; height: 278px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Access Control is the second-fastest growing area in the security market. A major shift from PC-based clients systems to solid state, embedded operating systems, browser-based user interfaces, remote services, and changes in compliance legislation are just a few factors driving access control adoption both across the residential and commercial markets. John LaFond, VP of Integrated Systems at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/linear-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Linear LLC</a>, explains these factors and how they contribute to the future of access control.</em></strong></p> <p>Security, total cost of ownership (TCO) and...HID completes second successful mobile access control pilot with RFI Communications & Security Systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-823-ga-co-9647-ga-npr.15462.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-823-ga-co-9647-ga-npr.15462.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 17 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that it has completed its second successful mobile access control pilot with RFI Communications &amp; Security Systems at Netflix&reg;, the world's leading Internet subscription service for enjoying TV series and films. For the latest project, pilot participants used the HID Mobile Access&reg; solution on a variety of Samsung and Apple smartphones with Bluetooth Smart communications channels, and utilised HID Global&rsquo;s patented &ldquo;<em>Twist and Go&rdquo;</em> gesture technology as a new, more convenient way to open doors.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We were pleased with the results of our initial pilot in 2012 with HID Global and RFI, which validated the benefits of mobile access control for physical enterprise security,&rdquo;</em> said Amy Dee, director of procurement and facilities with Netflix. <em>&ldquo;Our latest 2014 project really illustrates how far mobile access control has come over...Hospital security departments bracing for Ebola impacthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-12335-ga-sb.15451.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-co-12335-ga-sb.15451.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Spread of the Ebola virus beyond Western Africa has heightened concerns among healthcare professionals and the general public. In practical terms, healthcare facilities &ndash; including their security departments &ndash; are preparing to deal with whatever happens next as concerns about the disease continue. Even areas that are not a &ldquo;hot zone&rdquo; for Ebola virus exposure may face additional challenges, given uncertainty about the spread of the disease and a possible influx into hospitals of &ldquo;worried well&rdquo; patients who seek treatment but may not have actually been exposed.</p> <p>Fortunately, hospitals and their security departments are generally well equipped to respond to most emergency situations, says John M. White, president/CEO of Protection Management, a consultant who works with hospitals to address their security needs. However, hospitals are currently re-examining their plans to ensure they are prepared to meet the challenges specific to...ABUS Group recalls successful participation at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5108-ga-co-1137-ga.15446.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5108-ga-co-1137-ga.15446.htmlEvents NewsThu, 16 Oct 2014 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 four ABUS group companies presented their new packaging concept as well as sales support solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Around 40,000 visitors from over 110 countries flocked to the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-essen-gmbh-security.html" class="blue_bold">Messe Essen</a> conference centre in the last week of September 2014. When they arrived, the many attendees were welcomed with the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/abus-security-center-corp.html" class="blue_bold">ABUS Group</a>'s conference motto: <em>"Welcome to a world of...HID Global named silver partner in Samsung Enterprise Alliance Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-9381-ga.15418.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-co-9381-ga.15418.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 14 Oct 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>The partnership brings HID Mobile Access and Trusted Tag Services into the SEAP network</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that it has been named a silver partner in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung</a>&reg; Enterprise...