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, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Optimising hospital security with physical access and identity management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14933.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14933.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 119px; height: 309px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Similar to schools, airports and other semi-public facilities, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are grappling with the new reality that dictates stronger and more enforceable access restrictions. In these new circumstances, the need for security must be balanced with the individual&rsquo;s need to easily move about the hospital by allowing medical staff, visitors or contract workers to go about their business with relative ease. In this article, Ajay Jain, President and CEO of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure</a>, points out...Quantum Secure named as Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 108px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The SIP program allows practitioners to more easily identify trusted, capable solutions for unique environments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure</a>, the leading provider of enterprise software to streamline physical identity and access management across multiple sites and systems, has been selected as a Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Council (SEC), a research and advisory services firm...Security Partners expands its top management team with new appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 74px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Schott will oversee aspects of IT in company&rsquo;s 3 central stations and Ipson will manage day-to-day at nationwide monitoring stations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With more than 40 years of combined industry experience, Steve Ipson and Bob Schott are joining the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-partners.html" class="blue_bold">Security Partners</a> team as Vice President of Operations and Director of Information Technology, respectively. Schott will oversee all...Frontier introduces R4 security management solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11891-ga-npr.14842.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11891-ga-npr.14842.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 15 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Frontier R4 is a comprehensive security management solution that provides real-time monitoring of access doors and alarm points for local and remote locations of virtually any size. The software offers built-in interfaces for Schlage wireless lock solutions that install up to ten times faster than wired alternatives, resulting in significant cost savings. The newest version of Frontier R4 now supports a stronger, streamlined integration between Frontier Access and Frontier Video, allowing easy review of activity between card transactions and corresponding video. From any standard Web browser, users can now tap into new features such as calendar setup, real-time status of elevators and floors, alarm history and alarm action plans. Operators can assign alarm routing groups in the alarm queue, and add comments to alarm actions. Overall, users can access Frontier&rsquo;s rich features from any Web browser or tablet, enhancing mobility while retaining ease of use to streamline user...Gordon Brady joins The Shield Group as Chief Operating officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14809.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14809.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 15 Aug 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>Mr Brady will be responsible for the manpower operations across the UK and Europe<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Gordon Brady has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/the-shield-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Shield Group</a>, the UK&rsquo;s largest independent total security solutions provider . Mr Brady, who joined the firm in 2012 as a Managing Director of National Accounts, has more than 23 years&rsquo;...Web-based access control system from Vanderbilt Industries unveiledhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga-npr.14904.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga-npr.14904.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vanderbilt Industries, a global leader in access control innovation, recently announced the introduction of lite blue&trade;, a new 2-door web-based access control system with expansion capabilities to 8 devices.&nbsp;</p> <p>lite blue&trade; boasts the same easy-to-use software as the company&rsquo;s bright blue&reg; Intelligent Access Management System and is easily upgradeable to a full bright blue 32-door system.&nbsp; The Vanderbilt lite blue&trade; controller includes two on-board reader interfaces, thereby allowing for easier installation and enhanced cost savings.&nbsp; Built on the Authentic Mercury&trade; controller platform, lite blue&trade; supports standard Wiegand devices, Schlage AD Series electronic locks, and various card formats and technologies such as proximity, smart card, magnetic stripe and Bluetooth&reg;.</p> <p>Designed in the same manner as Vanderbilt&rsquo;s flagship web-based controller, utilising embedded intelligence, lite blue&trade; does not...HID Global integrates its HID Trusted Tag Services™ with iZipline™ cloud-based software platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14898.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.14898.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that iZipline&trade; will integrate HID Trusted Tag Services&trade; into its cloud-based software platform that enables mobile consumer engagement via Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. Initially, trusted tags will be used for authentication of PackageTagz&trade;, iZipline&rsquo;s patent-pending technology for pouch packaging that provides instant engagement between brands and consumers&rsquo; mobile devices for product recall, track and trace, brand protection, mobile marketing and related analytics.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Selecting HID Global as a partner to provide secure connections for our NFC-enabled consumer engagement platform is consistent with our commitment to delivering the highest quality NFC solutions to global brands,&rdquo;</em> said Michelle Moulin, iZipline&rsquo;s chief executive officer. <em>&ldquo;We are excited to launch this partnership as iZipline continues to...The Shield Group appoints Eric Roberts as Managing Director of its Monitoring and Systems divisionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14813.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12180-ga.14813.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 14 Aug 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>Mr Roberts will oversee the company's new Monitoring Centre</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/the-shield-group.html" class="blue_bold">The Shield Group</a>, UK&rsquo;s largest independent total security solutions provider, has announced Eric Roberts as the Managing Director of the company&rsquo;s Monitoring and Systems division. Mr Roberts, whose last position was Business Development Director - Monitoring at Corps Security, will be joining The...British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to host networking event for UK’s Information Destruction sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14865.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14865.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 13 Aug 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>The seminar aims to bring together key players from across the industry as well as suppliers and stakeholders</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As the trade body representing the UK&rsquo;s Information Destruction sector, the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association (BSIA)</a> is holding a seminar and charity networking event, which aims to bring together key players from across the industry...Allegion highlights latest advancements in technology development and security product portfoliohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-177-ga.14820.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-177-ga.14820.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 125px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Allegion is changing the way commercial building owners and tenants think about interior building access</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion plc</a> is highlighting its innovation pipeline, advancements in technology development, and additions to the company's safety and security product portfolio.</p> <p>Electronic locks will be a major component in the evolution of connected and smart-building applications. One...Security risks - "insider threats" from ex-employeeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12181-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14810.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12181-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14810.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><em>How much is the security risk each time an employee leaves a company?</em> Unfortunately, many enterprises don&rsquo;t manage the risk very well. Often, processes for cancelling passwords or retrieving physical assets may be slipshod, or even non-existent.</strong></p> <p>Research by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/is-decisions.html" class="orangebold">IS Decisions</a> highlights the problem: Over a third (36 percent) of desk-based workers in the United States and the United Kingdom are <a href="http://cf.datawrapper.de/7sykr/1/" target="_blank" class="orangebold">aware of having access to a former employer&rsquo;s systems or data after leaving an organisation</a>. The number is even higher for younger workers &ndash; <a href="http://cf.datawrapper.de/TRB04/1/" class="orangebold">more than half (58 percent) of workers between 16 and 24 years</a> of age say they still can access a former employer&rsquo;s systems or data, and almost...ASSA ABLOY to showcase latest innovations and solutions at Healthcare Estates exhibition in Manchester, UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14816.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.14816.htmlEvents NewsFri, 08 Aug 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>Among the products being showcased will be ASSA&lsquo;s SMARTair&trade; and CLIQ&trade; remote door opening solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Exhibiting at the UK&rsquo;s largest trade show for the healthcare sector, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>will be exhibiting for the first time as its newly formed UK Specification unit, showcasing its latest innovations and solutions at the <a...TDSi announces new UK head Office and French Office appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14804.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1645-ga.14804.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 08 Aug 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>TDSi has enhanced its export support with the appointment of Jody Hayter to Customer Care Advisor<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>To meet fresh growth and increased business, integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> has expanded its UK Head Office team with the addition of new Office Manager, Kathryn Sutcliffe as well as its French Office, with Samia Dali joining the company as...Transforming the security industry with open standardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14801.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga.14801.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 07 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 215px; 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><strong><em>Threats such as Mifare hacking, the 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 security manufacturers and system users have to deal with and respond to. Daryn Flynn, Business Development Manager at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/nedap-security-management.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap Security Management</a>,&nbsp;states that external factors such as these...Allegion provides electronic access control system to B&B Hotels Italiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-419-ga-co-2140-ga.14783.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-419-ga-co-2140-ga.14783.htmlApplications NewsWed, 06 Aug 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>Allegion&rsquo;s CISA eSIGNO contactless locks fulfilled the hotelier&rsquo;s requirements while enhancing the guest experience</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Safety and security specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a> (formerly known as <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/ingersoll-rand-security-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Ingersoll Rand</a>) has announced the completion of a project to provide an electronic access control...Cole Security Services deploy Skillweb SmartTask Security tool to streamline communications and reporting processeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12087-ga-co-12059-ga.14770.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12087-ga-co-12059-ga.14770.htmlApplications NewsTue, 05 Aug 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>Skillweb&rsquo;s SmartTask Security will be used across team of 80 guards</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cole-security-services-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Cole Security Services</a>, a leading provider of security solutions throughout Bolton, Greater Manchester and the North West region, has adopted an advanced guard management solution from mobile computing specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/skillweb.html" class="blue_bold">Skillweb</a>. SmartTask Security...INSIDE Secure CEO Remy de Tonnac listed as finalist for 2014 Golden Bridge Executive/CEO of the Year awardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8167-ga.14715.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8167-ga.14715.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 05 Aug 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>Remy is being recognised for leading INSIDE Secure through a strategic business transformation</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/inside-secure.html" class="blue_bold">INSIDE Secure</a>, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices announced recently that the company CEO, Remy de Tonnac, has been named a finalist for Executive/CEO of the Year in the 6th Annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards. Remy is being recognised for leading INSIDE Secure through a strategic...Mobotix AG announces technology partnership with icomplyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8979-ga-co-1164-ga.14751.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8979-ga-co-1164-ga.14751.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 04 Aug 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>icomply will fully integrated MOBOTIX technology into the V-TAS Pro software platform</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 its partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/icomply.html" class="blue_bold">icomply</a>, the developer of V-TAS Pro, a Physical Security Information Management (PSIM)...Proximex introduces Surveillint Essentials entry level PSIM solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2822-ga-npr.14747.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2822-ga-npr.14747.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 04 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Proximex, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the introduction of Surveillint Essentials, an entry level physical security information management (PSIM) solution for those seeking the latest technology in an easy-to-use, quick-to-implement format.</p> <p>Ideal for users looking for an introductory, yet true PSIM offering, Surveillint Essentials is designed for small- to mid-size environments with existing video, intrusion, access control and fire systems. Through an integration module configuration wizard, users can easily configure and deploy integrations with other security, safety and video surveillance systems. A simple install package allows the installation of the product within minutes.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We recognise that customers are seeking ways to improve their situational awareness and response time by consolidating multiple systems, yet they may not be ready to...AMAG releases Symmetry V8 access control software with upgraded video and access control capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-2566-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1277-ga-npr.14742.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-2566-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1277-ga-npr.14742.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 04 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AMAG Technology, part of G4S the world&rsquo;s leading security solutions provider, has announced the release of Symmetry&trade; V8 Access Control software. Symmetry V8 is available in Business, Professional and Enterprise versions, and adds support for Microsoft Windows Version 8.1, Server 2012 R2 and SQL 2012.</p> <p>Symmetry V8 delivers upgraded video and access control capabilities that improve performance and functionality, and supports current industry technologies and newly released Symmetry products.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Symmetry V8 offers many new and enhanced video surveillance and management features to streamline video recording, viewing and improve overall functionality,&rdquo; </em>said Symmetry Video Product Manager, Jim Murray. <em>&ldquo;The powerful software remains easy to use, yet adds more flexibility to the Symmetry video offering.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Enhanced video support</strong></p> <p>Symmetry V8 supports the ONVIF Profile S camera plug-in,...