The Security Week That Was: A Recap - April 15-21, 2006

SIW Editor Geoff Kohl gives a weekly surveillance of news shaping your profession


Cynthia Holloway of Reed Expositions, and the new director of industry development for ISC Education, who you can hold directly responsible for the pre-ISC West IP Institute (hold her responsible in a good way; the institute received an overwhelmingly positive response), reports that the IP Institute is heading out on the road. Holloway notes that the IP Institute will head to Los Angeles and Chicago, and then to New York for ISC East. Can't recall what the IP Institute was? See our coverage of the program's launch.

In conclusion, here's a 20-second run-down of top news. A software glitch shutdown the security checkpoint at Atlanta's airport on Wednesday. ... AutoGate unveiled a heavy-duty anti-terrorism access control gate that could stop your car with ease (even if it weighed 15,000 pounds). ... Honeywell reported first quarter earnings that jumped 22 percent. ... Polaroid made a big play into the ID management industry with an integrated product suite. ... DVTel's COO Paul Smith shared light into what the acquisition of access control company SAI would mean for the IP-video company.