The security week that was: 3/06/09

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Other terms you can Google to start researching such systems would be "PSIM", "physical security information management", "security information management", "security information event management", "security resource management", "unified threat management", "situation management" and "security event management." Plenty of these companies will be exhibiting at the ISC West tradeshow coming up in less than a month (check the ISC West exhibitor list). You would also likely find vendors of such systems at the ASIS tradeshow in September and potentially at the SecureWorld Expo series of events and the RSA Conference.

In other news:
Changes at Acuity and Honeywell, Airport biometric pilot project expansion, NYPD identity theft incident

Acuity Systems has named a new CEO. ... Honeywell has named Scott Harkins to head the company's video systems business. ... ScanSource is touring its 'IP workshops'. ... An airport biometric access control pilot project is rapidly expanding in the U.S. ... Sentencing was completed for a man convicted of running a major computer botnet. ... Pirate attacks are reported to be in decline off the Somali coast. ... The NYPD fell victim to a large identity theft incident. ... The new look for is right around the corner and we're excited.