The security week that was: 12/09/11 (Virginia Tech four years later)

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Scott Harkins takes over Honeywell Security Group, mailroom X-ray keeps bomb away from bank CEO, more

There has been a change of leadership at Honeywell Security Group as Scott Harkins, who has been in charge of the company’s video surveillance and access control divisions for the past three years, will now take over its intrusion business following the departure of JoAnna Sohovich. ... Despite the current state of the global economy, demand is expected to remain high for video surveillance equipment, according to analysts at IMS Research. ... A letter bomb addressed to the CEO of Deutsche Bank was intercepted in the bank’s mailroom after being discovered in an X-ray machine. ... Eighty-nine people were killed this week when fire ripped through a seven-story hospital in Kolkata, India.