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ASPI's Dr John Coyne to present on border security at CIVSEC 2016

Dr Coyne’s presentation will highlight importance and scope of the private sector’s involvement in border security The head of the Border Security Programme for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), Dr John Coyne, has joined the list of quality speakers taking part in CIVSEC 2016. Co-operating on border control Dr Coyne’s presentation will highlight importance and scope of the private sector’s involvement in border security and the growin...

EEMA think tank co-opts David Birch and Tony Fish to Board of Directors

The leading European think tank welcomes David Birch and Tony Fish, renowned digital identity experts EEMA, the leading independent European think tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications, today announced that David Birch and Tony Fish have been co-opted to its board of directors. About David Birch David Birch is an internationally recognised thought leader in the fields of digit...

The Security Institute launches annual conference & exhibition: The State of Security 2016

The conference will be titled "The State of Security 2016" and will look at real world security issues in real time The Security Institute recently announced the launch of its 2016 Conference with a new format from its previous conferences. Introducing the changes, Andrew Nicholls, Deputy Chair of the Institute explains: "With past conferences we have always selected a theme and chosen speakers to deliver presentations that supported those themes. But the security situation is...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors sees surge in demand for BIM offerings

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors’ BIM offering contains 72 door objects that can be used in standard applications such as corridors and offices As the first doorset manufacturers to launch a BIM offering, ASSA ABLOY Security Doors has begun to receive requests for its BIM objects, following the deadlines passing for both the use of BIM on all Government projects and the adoption of the Government Soft Landings process. BIM applications ASSA ABLOY Security Doors’ BIM off...

Camden Door Controls Universal Grade 1 strikes with stainless steel faceplates

Camden Door Controls CX-ED1079L and CX-ED1079DL electric strikes for cylindrical locksets are setting the new industry standard for quality, features and affordability Camden Door Controls, a premier provider of innovative, high quality and competitively priced door activation, control and locking products, is pleased to introduce two new ‘Universal’ Grade 1 strikes. They come with three stainless steel faceplates designed for ANSI square, round and wood frame...

2016 SIA Government Summit unveils agenda for national security topics

Summit experts to discuss identity management, the Internet of Things, transportation security trends and more The SIA Government Summit will host several critically important discussions on national security topics ranging from drones to transportation security to identity management. The conference is to be held June 15th-17th, 2016, at The Westin Washington, D.C. City Centre. Registration is open on the SIA website. Pressing security challenges The SIA Government Summit...

Tyco Security Products acquires ID and access management developers Innometriks

The acquisition of Innometriks strengthens Tyco Security Products’ position in the federal market Tyco Security Products has announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Innometriks and 2DogsStudios, developers of high assurance readers, software and mobile solutions for FIPS-201 (Federal Information Processing Standard) smart card credentials. Tyco Security Products’ access control solution portfolio This acquisition strengthens Tyco Securi...

Airbus Defence and Space opens Australia ground station for Skynet military satellite

Her Excellency Menna Rawlings CMG, British High Commissioner to Australia opened the facility on the May 16th A brand new purpose built satellite ground station has been established in Adelaide, to land Airbus Defence and Space’s Skynet secure military satellite communications. Extending an existing teleport network The Australian facility extends an existing chain of teleports in France, Germany, Norway, the UK and the USA, providing global coverage in both fixed and...

Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 to highlight latest trends in fire-fighting and security technologies, systems and services

FSDays 2016 will be spread across two halls for professional visitors and the general public The 8th International Trade Fair of the latest trends in fire-fighting and security technologies, systems and services – Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 (FSDays 2016) - will be held on the 20th – 24th September, 2016 in Prague in Czech Republic in parallel with the international building fair FOR ARCH 2016. Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 Prague Fire & Secur...

CIVSEC 2016 Summit to put Australian civil security under the spotlight

Eight world-renowned speakers will make presentations at the world class CIVSEC Summit The critical civil security challenges facing Australia during the next three to five years will be put under the spotlight at the CIVSEC 2016 Summit. Setting the scene for the CIVSEC 2016 congress This high-level event will set the scene for the CIVSEC 2016 congress (conferences, seminars and workshop sessions that follow) and ignite the intellectual energy that will drive them. The summ...

IHS predicts smart card shipments to reach 12 billion units by 2020

IHS Technology predicts strong growth for smart cards despite the SIM card market remaining flat The total market for smart cards is forecast to grow from an estimated 8.8 billion shipped in 2015 to almost 11.9 billion in 2020, despite the fact that the SIM card market is expected to remain relatively flat over the next five years. Which vertical markets are driving growth? The key end-user sectors leading growth over the next five years include payment and banking, e-gover...

HID Global announces FARGO DTC5500LMX ID card printer/encoder for high-volume card issuance demands in large enterprises

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced the availability of its latest Direct-to-Card (DTC®) FARGO® DTC5500LMX ID Card Printer/Encoder designed to meet the high-volume, card issuance demands of large government agencies, universities, healthcare facilities and other large enterprises. The company also announced its new FARGO HDP5600 ID Card Printer/Encoder that builds upon its award-winning high definition printing (HDP®) solutions for ret...