The security week that was: 11/07/08

A weekly surveillance of news shaping your profession


If you'll excuse a bad joke, let me close by saying that "The vision of the future is cloudy."

In other news
Pelco and Barco integrate, Brink's makes the split final, more

Pelco and Barco are partnering via an API to allow their video systems to integrate. ... Brink’s Home Security appeared this week on the stock exchange as an independent firm. Now investors can choose the Brink’s with home security sales or the Brink’s with armored trucks and cash handling services. ... Security products distribution firm ScanSource Security announced executive promotions. ... SAI and Marlin Central Monitoring veteran Barry Brannon discusses the PERS market (personal emergency response system) that he's now involved in via the firm Liberty Medical Response.

Finally, we take a look at the most read stories of this week (even though all of you readers were probably paying closer attention to the U.S. presidential vote than security, and who can blame you?):