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 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT The year in mergers and acquisitions: Top 10 of 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3126-ga-co-353-ga-co-12086-ga-co-823-ga-co-2060-ga-co-984-ga-co-2910-ga-co-2281-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12085-ga-co-1437-ga-co-268-ga-co-7927-ga-co-12200-ga-co-1756-ga-co-3802-ga-co-2140-ga-co-3194-ga-co-8096-ga.16023.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3126-ga-co-353-ga-co-12086-ga-co-823-ga-co-2060-ga-co-984-ga-co-2910-ga-co-2281-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12085-ga-co-1437-ga-co-268-ga-co-7927-ga-co-12200-ga-co-1756-ga-co-3802-ga-co-2140-ga-co-3194-ga-co-8096-ga.16023.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 246px; height: 323px;" 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>2014 was a year for eye-popping merger and acquisition (M&amp;A) activity in the security space. The big deals of the year included some of the largest names in the industry. One name is larger than any in the security market &ndash; Google, which made not one but two acquisitions this year that could have impact the future security market.</p> <p>It was also the year that a smaller player in the video camera market (although a huge familiar brand overall) bought a large, open systems VMS company (to almost everyone&rsquo;s...Embracing big data and discontinuing antiquated systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.15894.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.15894.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 262px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong class="smalltxt">Big Data is a challenge that emerging technologies are working to address</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Quantum Secure 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong> <br /><br />As demonstrated by end users&rsquo; continued desire to identify and implement technologies that provide the greatest level of protection for people, property and assets, it&rsquo;s clear that security will always be a necessity.</p> <p>Today, customers demand strong, demonstrable ROI from those technologies and expect solutions to align with their overall business goals. For example, the C suite and the Board of Directors require metrics that show which policy...The power of uncoupling hardware and softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.15892.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.15892.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 263px; height: 297px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong class="smalltxt">Uncoupling software from hardware allows manufacturers to respond faster to changes</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Nedap Security Management 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong><br /><br />Threats such as Mifare hacking, the European General Data Protection regulation coming in 2016, and the need for security to integrate with other IT-based systems &ndash; these are just some of the challenges <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">security manufacturers</a> and system users have to deal with and respond to. External factors such as these do provoke change in...CNL Software's IPSecurityCenter PSIM receives factory certification under Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8497-ga.16020.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8497-ga.16020.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Dec 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>The interface provides security intelligence, allowing organisations to react faster and more precisely to incidents</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a>, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software is pleased to announce that its IPSecurityCenter&trade; PSIM has received <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html"...Penton announces International Wireless Communications Expo 2015 keynote speakershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9856-ga.16015.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9856-ga.16015.htmlEvents NewsTue, 16 Dec 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>Penton&rsquo;s IWCE keynote speakers includes Roger Cressey and Dr. Reginald Brothers </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/penton.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Penton</span></a>&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/iwce-2015.html" class="blue_bold">International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)</a> has announced Roger Cressey, a counter-terrorism analyst for NBC News and former presidential advisor, will give the Opening Keynote Address for its 2015 show. Dr. Reginald...Customers want more data analysis and auditinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.15973.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga.15973.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 266px; height: 309px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="blue_bold smalltxt" style="color: #999999;"></span><span class="smalltxt">2014 saw more organisations making data-driven decisions with insight or foresight provided by intelligent analysis of the data</span><br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Morse Watchmans 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong> <br /><br />2014 saw a year of continued change in the security marketplace. A healthier economy triggered growth in new projects and helped loosen the purse strings for capital expenditures. From a technology standpoint, the industry evolution to a more network-centric environment created additional opportunities for manufacturers to...Maxxess to unveil its eFusion integration with Salto’s Virtual Network access control at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9972-ga-co-3322-ga.15977.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9972-ga-co-3322-ga.15977.htmlEvents NewsFri, 12 Dec 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>Maxxess will also launch an interactive and online security consultant&rsquo;s pack at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/maxxess-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Maxxess</a> will showcase an unsurpassed number of integrations within its eFusion&trade; security management platform at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> due to take place...Samsung video surveillance brand intact after sale of shares to Hanwhahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.15942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.15942.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>When is an acquisition not really an acquisition but rather the &ldquo;sale of shares by one corporate conglomerate to another?&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>Such is the core question in the aftermath of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.15846.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung&rsquo;s sale of its interest in Samsung Techwin</a> to fellow Korean conglomerate Hanwha Holdings. Samsung announced sale in late November of its 32.4 percentage ownership in the video surveillance company (as part of a larger sale of its defence and chemical affiliates). The 32.4 percent of stock represents the largest share of ownership in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin</a>.</p> <p>However, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin America</a> says the sale will not impact its growing success in...Cognitec signs software development and license agreement with Intel Corporationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2232-ga.15931.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2232-ga.15931.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Dec 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"> <p><strong>The companies will apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cognitec-systems-gmbh.html" class="blue_bold">Cognitec Systems</a> has signed an important software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation.</p> <p>Under the agreement, the companies will cooperate to apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices. Logon to PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other computing devices will become both more convenient...Viscount Systems appoints Scott Sieracki as new Vice President of Saleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8694-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2415-ga-co-2554-ga-co-3077-ga.15926.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8694-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2415-ga-co-2554-ga-co-3077-ga.15926.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 Dec 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>In his new role with Viscount, Sieracki will be responsible for developing robust sales and business strategies</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/viscount-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Viscount Systems</a>, a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, announced recently that it has appointed Scott Sieracki as its new Vice President of Sales effective immediately. Sieracki, who reports directly to Viscount President and CEO Dennis Raefield, will drive...Biometrics market poised for rapid growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15896.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15896.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 262px; height: 313px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">2014 has been a year of significant <br />growth </span><span class="smalltxt">for TDSi</span> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>TDSi <strong>2014/2015&nbsp;</strong>Review and Forecast:<br /><br />In 2014 we saw continued growth at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSI</a>, largely through unprecedented interest in<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technology-areas/network-ip/product-categories/integrated-systems.html" class="blue_bold"> <span class="blue_bold">integrated IP security systems</span></a>. Asian markets have continued to be very buoyant,...TDSi gains market share in Vietnam and Cambodia with partner Giang Viet System Integrated Corphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12468-ga-co-1645-ga.15913.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12468-ga-co-1645-ga.15913.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>TDSi along with security integration partner GTCSI has worked on a number of key projects in Vietnam</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As part of its expansion in the South Asian market, UK-based integrated security manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> is working with Vietnamese security integration partner <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/giang-viet-technology-company.html" class="blue_bold">GTCSI...How cloud-based services will transform the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2293-ga-co-5188-ga-co-8421-ga.15880.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 97px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Cloud-based services for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">video surveillance</span></a> or hosted access control are garnering more attention in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>industry. Most people today are already using or are familiar with cloud-based applications in their day-to-day life, so it will only be a matter to time before the benefits of the...Getting crisis management and emergency planning requirements righthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15891.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/15891.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 05 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<strong></strong> <table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong></strong></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"> <p><strong>Think of crisis management and <br />emergency </strong><strong>planning as a&nbsp; customer <br />service</strong><strong></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>Do you have a written emergency management plan? Where is it? When was the last time you updated it?</strong><br /><br />Developing and writing a corporate or organisational emergency management plan can take a long time. Once completed, however, the plan is there for you to access when you need it. <p>In fact, that&rsquo;s wrong. According to crisis management authority Michael J. Fagel, emergency...Nedap SENSIT outdoor parking system enhances parking service and safety for visitors of worldwide facilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.15888.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.15888.htmlApplications NewsFri, 05 Dec 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>Nedap SENSIT system ensures easy integration with third party for parking guidance and traffic management systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>By installing wireless floor mounted sensors at off-street located car park facilities, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nedap-identification-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a> enhances parking service and safety for visitors of shopping malls, airports and train stations worldwide. The SENSIT outdoor parking system ensures...Nedap installs SENSIT truck parking systems at Danish E20 highwayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.15887.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga.15887.htmlApplications NewsThu, 04 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Nedap's SENSIT system offers reliable and accurate information for truck parking applications</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>At the Danish E20 highway, between Odense and Copenhagen, variable message signs have been installed to give truck drivers real-time information about where they can find a safe place to park. Wireless floor mounted sensors accurately detect whether or not a single truck parking bay is occupied and for how long it has been occupied. The smart truck parking system SENSIT from <a...Storm Interface to exhibit additions to AXS product range at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12464-ga-co-10911-ga.15882.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12464-ga-co-10911-ga.15882.htmlEvents NewsThu, 04 Dec 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"> <p><strong>The addition of new supply channels will further strengthen the Storm AXS brand</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/storm-interface.html" class="blue_bold">Storm Interface</a> are expected to reveal some exciting new additions to their AXS product range at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> in Dubai.</p> <p>&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;A continuous programme of product development and the addition of new supply channels will...Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi holds Bake Off challenge to raise money for charityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15875.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.15875.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 03 Dec 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>TDSi's Bake Off is just one of the company's various activities to raise money for charity</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Staff at integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>&rsquo;s Poole headquarters emulated the hit TV programme by holding a Bake Off challenge of their own in aid of the Boo charity. Competing staff produced cakes and other sugary treats which were then judged by a panel of tasters from the company. With the remainder of staff...Rethinking physical access control to operate in an IT-centric environmenthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.15858.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3077-ga.15858.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 03 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 92px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Physical access control system architecture should be built to use the changing IT infrastructures of today&rsquo;s organizations to their fullest</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> It&rsquo;s time to completely rethink physical access control systems with an eye toward the changing world of information technology.<strong> </strong> <p>Today&rsquo;s physical access control system architecture only leverages existing network hardware technology &ndash; it doesn&rsquo;t utilise the...TDSi to demonstrate its integrated security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga.15848.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga.15848.htmlEvents NewsMon, 01 Dec 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>TDSi will be showcasing the security advantages of combining its EXgarde security management and VUgarde VMS</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a>, a global leader in integrated security solutions, will be demonstrating the cost and performance benefits from using its integrated security solutions, to visitors at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec Dubai 2015</a>. Appearing on Stand S2-B09, the company will be...